Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
One life-threatening complication of infection is sepsis, which often occurs in people who are elderly or have weak immune systems. Patches of discolored skin is a…
Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatment for neurocognitive disorders (formerly called organic brain syndrome).
Septic shock is a complication of an infection. It can cause inflammation and could become life-threatening.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Medullary cystic kidney disease is a rare condition that causes cysts to form on kidneys. Kidney failure may result, symptoms of which can include changes in skin color…
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is an infectious disease that causes the brain to degenerate. Learn about causes, symptoms, and its connection to "mad cow disease."
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.
Acute kidney tubular necrosis is caused when blood cannot reach the tissues and cells of the kidneys due to a blockage or restriction. This causes damage.
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