Grönblad–Strandberg Syndrome

Also known as … Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE). Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE) is a progressive systemic disorder resulting from the accumulation of calcium and minerals in the elastic fibres of the connective tissue. More

Glucagonoma Syndrome

Also known as … Necrolytic Migratory Erythema (NME), Pseudo-glucagonoma Syndrome. Necrolytic Migratory Erythema (NME) is a rare, painful, eroded skin eruption that is highly associated with an underlying glucagonoma (a type of pancreatic tumour). This is why sometimes it is also called “glucagonoma syndrome”. NME usually occurs in mid-age patients. Men and women are affected […]

Graft Versus Host Disease

What is it? Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a condition which occurs after transplants, usually haematopoietic stem cell transplants but occasionally also solid organ transplants. As suggested by its name, it refers to when the “graft” (donor’s cells) attack the “host” (graft recipient’s cells). When the host attacks the graft is called “rejection of […]