Decoding Erdheim-Chester Disease: A Rare Blood Disorder

Decoding Erdheim Chester Disease

Erdheim-Chester Disease, or ECD, is a rare blood disorder that causes abnormal growth of white blood cells called histiocytes. ECD affects about one in 10 million people worldwide and has no known cure. People with ECD experience various symptoms and complications as the histiocytes accumulate in different organs and tissues. How is Erdheim-Chester Disease diagnosed? … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About PRP

Platelet-rich plasma

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is essentially blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. Platelets are a specific type of cell in the blood that aid in healing. They start the clotting process to keep us from bleeding out when an injury occurs. Because platelets contain proteins that can aid in the healing process, PRP Santa … Read more