Conditions & Treatments

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    Syndactyly

    Although new mothers counting their newborns’ fingers may seem clichéd, in reality the finger count varies from the normal 10 digits more often than many realize. Syndactyly, characterized by webbed or conjoined fingers, occurs in approximately one out of every 2,500 births. In most cases,...

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    Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)

    SIADH is when the body makes too much antidiuretic hormone (ADH). This is a hormone that normally helps the kidneys conserve the correct amount of water in the body. SIADH causes the body to retain water....

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    Syringomyelia

    Syringomyelia is a rare disorder that causes a cyst to form in your spinal cord. This cyst, called a syrinx, gets bigger and longer over time, destroying part of the spinal cord. Damage to the spinal cord from the syrinx can cause symptoms such as...

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    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is a disease that causes your body’s immune system to attack its own cells and tissues. It causes episodes of inflammation to various parts of the body. It can affect your joints, tendons, and skin. It can affect blood...

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    Systemic Sclerosis

    Systemic sclerosis, one of the two forms of scleroderma, is a chronic, degenerative disease that affects the joints, skin, and internal organs. Scleroderma is also associated with blood vessel abnormalities. Systemic sclerosis occurs only rarely in children. To request an appointment with a physician at...