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20 Diseases You've Probably Never Heard Of


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Erdheim-Chester Disease
Erdheim-Chester Disease affects multiple systems in the body.
Erdheim-Chester Disease affects multiple systems in the body.
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This is a rare multisystem disease of adulthood. It is characterized by excessive production and accumulation of histiocytes (a type of cell) within multiple tissues and organs. The underlying cause is unknown.

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