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Septic Arthritis
Septic arthritis is an infection in the joint fluid (synovial fluid) and joint tissues.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (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.
Scleroderma
Scleroderma is an ongoing (chronic) disease that causes abnormal growth of connective tissue. It can affect the joints, skin, and internal organs. It is degenerative and gets worse over time.
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle cell disease is a  blood disorder in which the hemoglobin is damaged and can't carry oxygen to the tissues. These blood cells with the defective hemoglobin are sticky and can build up and block small blood vessels leading to pain and other complications of the disease.
Sebaceous Cysts
Detailed information on sebaceous cyst, including treatment
Scabies
Detailed information on scabies, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Scars
Detailed information on the different types of scars, including keloid scars, hypertrophic scars, contractures, and adhesions
Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSSS) in Children
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS) is a serious skin infection. The infection causes peeling skin over large parts of the body. It looks like the skin has been scalded or burned by hot liquid. It’s more common in the summer and fall.
Smell and Taste Disorders
Smell and taste disorders may include loss of smell or taste or reducted ability to smell or taste. It can be caused by certain underlying conditions or illness, medications,  and dental problems. Some people are born with these disorders.
Spasmodic Dysphonia
Spasmodic dysphonia is a voice disorder. It causes involuntary spasms in the muscles of the voice box or larynx.  This causes the voice to break, and have a tight, strained, or strangled sound.
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