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Graft versus Host Disease


Synonyms of Graft versus Host Disease
  • GVHD

Disorder Subdivisions

  • Acute GVHD
  • Chronic GVHD


General Discussion
Graft versus Host Disease (GVHD) is a rare disorder that can strike persons whose immune system is deficient or suppressed and who have received a bone marrow transplant or a nonirradiated blood transfusion. Symptoms may include skin rash, intestinal problems and liver dysfunction.

Organizations related to Graft versus Host Disease
  • Autoimmune Information Network, Inc
    PO Box 4121
    Brick NJ 08723
    Phone #: 732-664-9259
    800 #: N/A
    e-mail: autoimmunehelp@aol.com
    Home page: http://www.aininc.org
  • Caitlin Raymond International Registry
    UMASS Memorial Medical Center
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone #: 508-334-8969
    800 #: 800-726-2824
    e-mail: info@CRIR.org
    Home page: http://www.crir.org
  • European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID)
    c/o Dr. Esther de Vries
    Hertogenbosch None 5200 ME's
    Phone #: +31- 73--6992965
    800 #: N/A
    e-mail: info@esid.org
    Home page: http://www.esid.org
  • Locks of Love
    234 Southern Blvd.
    West Palm Beach FL 33405
    Phone #: 561-833-7332
    800 #: 888-896-1588
    e-mail: info@locksoflove.org
    Home page: http://www.locksoflove.org
  • NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Information Center
    P.O. Box 30105
    Bethesda MD 20824-0105
    Phone #: 301-592-8573
    800 #: --
    e-mail: nhlbiinfo@rover.nhlbi.nih.gov
    Home page: N/A



For a Complete Report

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