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Circulatory System

List of circulatory system disorders.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute myeloid leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. In acute myeloid leukemia, there are too many blood cells called myoblasts.
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system mistakenly produces antibodies to certain proteins in the blood.
Behcet’s Disease
Behcet’s disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the cells of the cardiovascular system. It is a rare, systemic form of vasculitis, which causes chronic inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is the second most common type of leukemia in adults. Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells, which originate in the bone marrow.
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells that starts in the bone marrow. Chronic myelogenous leukemia is also known as chronic myeloid leukemia.
Churg Strauss Syndrome
Churg Strauss syndrome is a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the medium and small blood vessels. It is one of the many forms of vasculitis, and it is also known as allergic granulomatosis or allergic angiitis.
Giant Cell Arteritis
Giant cell arteritis belongs to the family of autoimmune diseases called vasculitis. It affects the larger arteries leading to the head, especially those in the temples.
Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki disease is a form of vasculitis, which is an autoimmune disorder that affects the blood vessels. Kawasaki syndrome is seen most often in children under age five.
Polyarteritis Nodosa
Polyarteritis nodosa belongs to the family of autoimmune diseases called vasculitis. It is characterized by an inflammation of the blood vessels, and it affects the smaller blood vessels throughout the body.
Raynaud’s Phenomenon
Raynaud’s Phenomenon is a very common autoimmune condition which affects the fingers and toes.
Vasculitis
Vasculitis is an acute or chronic inflammation of the blood vessels. It is an autoimmune disorder, and can occur alone or alongside other autoimmune disorders.
Wegener’s Granulomatosis
Wegener’s granulomatosis belongs to the family of autoimmune diseases known as vasculitis. It is characterized by inflammation of the smaller arteries and veins in the respiratory tract and kidneys.