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Disease of the Week: Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease is a vascular disease seen in children that involves inflammation of the blood vessels. The disease was first described in 1967 by Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki at the Tokyo Red Cross Medical Center...

Disease of the Week: Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever

Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever is a viral disease native to Africa that causes severe bleeding, organ failure and sometimes death. It is caused by the Marburg virus, which is found on animal hosts and passed...

Disease of the Week: Cerebral Cavernous Malformations

Cerebral cavernous malformations are collections of small blood vessels in the brain that alter blood flow due to enlargement and irregular structure which are typically located in the white matter of the brain. The...