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Latex Allergy
Symptoms of latex allergy include watery or itchy eyes, wheezing, hives, flushing or a skin rash, itching, or swelling.
Lupus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a disease that causes your body’s immune system to attack its own cells and tissues. It causes periods of inflammation to various parts of the body. It can affect your joints, tendons, and skin. It can affect blood vessels. And it can affect organs such as the kidneys, heart, lungs, and brain.
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
Detailed information on Landau-Kleffner syndrome, including signs, diagnosis, and treatment
Laryngeal Cancer: Treatment Questions
Talking with healthcare providers about cancer can be overwhelming. It helps to be prepared. Make a list of questions and bring them to your appointments. Read on for helpful questions to get you started.
Low-Vision Devices
Low-vision devices are categorized as either optical or nonoptical. Optical devices are magnifying lenses or closed circuit TV. Nonoptical devices are large-print books and talking computers.
Lumbar Disk Disease (Herniated Disk)
Lumbar disk disease occurs when the spongy disks between the vertebrae bulge out or rupture.
Ligament Injuries to the Knee
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most common ligaments to be injured. Learn about the four major ligaments of the knee.
Leukemia Index
Detailed information on leukemia in childhood, including symptoms, staging, diagnosis, and treatment
Lymphomas
Detailed information on lymphomas, including Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Language Disorders
Detailed information on the most common types of language disorders, including aphasia and Landau-Kleffner syndrome