Tag Archives: pathophysiology

The effects on the body of a fever

This article discusses the differences between pyrogenic (eg sepsis) and non-pyrogenic fever (eg classical and exertional heat stroke, and drug-related illnesses). Normal human temperature is around 37C, but may vary by up to 1C. ‘Fever’ is not

Updates on the pathophysiology of systemic sclerosis

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a heterogeneous connective tissue disease with autoimmune component, inflammation, and progressive fibrosis of conjunctive tissues of the skin and internal organs. Lung involvements are a major cause of concern as pulmonary fibrosis and