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Autoantibodies that mimic TSH are present and stimulate secretion of thyroid horomones

HYPERTHYROIDISM aka GRAVES DISEASE

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T CELLS MYELIN SHEATHS AROUND AXONS OF NEURONS

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

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MOST OCCUR IN WOMEN BETWEEN 15-25 YEARS OF AGE

MORE OFTEN IN AFRICAN AMERICAN THAN CAUCASIANS

SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE)

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ALVEOLI FILL WITH THICK FLUID, MAKING GAS EXCHANGE DIFFICULT

PNEUMONIA

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ALVEOLI BURST AND FUSE INTO ENLARGED AIR SPACES SURFACE AREA FOR GAS EXCHANGE IS REDUCED

EMPHYSEMA

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AIRWAYS ARE INFLAMED DUE TO IRRITATION AND BRONCHIOLES CONSTRICT DUE TO MUSCLE SPASM

ASTHMA

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TUBERCLES ENCAPSULATE BACTERIA, AND ELASTICITY OF LUNGS IS REDUCED

PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS (TB)

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CANCERS OF LYMPHATIC ORGANS ESPECIALLY THE LYMPH NODES. MOST HAVE NO KNOWN CAUSE.

LYMPHOMA

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PAINLESS, NON TENDER ENLARGEMENT OF ONE OR MORE LYMPH NODES, USUALLY IN THE NECK, CHEST OR ARMPIT. 90-95% CURE RATE IF CAUGHT EARLY

HODGKIN DISEASE

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SIMILAR TO HODGKINS DISEASE BUT POOR RATE OF SURVIVAL

NON-HODGKINS LYMPHOMA