Being placed on total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is a common course of treatment for those unable to digest food and absorb necessary nutrients through their gastrointestinal tract. If you’ve recently been prescribed TPN as part of your medical treatment, you
Stiff person syndrome (SPS) is a rare autoimmune movement disorder that affects the central nervous system. It causes severe muscle stiffness, rigidity, and painful spasms in the trunk. Stiff person syndrome starts with the muscles in your trunk and abdomen.
Lyme disease is the most prevalent vector-borne disease in the United States. It is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and, rarely, Borrelia mayonii. It is transmitted to humans through a bite from an infected black-legged tick, commonly known as
Myasthenia gravis is a chronically occurring neuromuscular autoimmune disorder in which weakness occurs in the skeletal muscles. An autoimmune disorder is when the immune system attacks the body's receptors. The associated weakness worsens after activity and improves after rest.
Xembify is a type of subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIG). It contains a broad spectrum of antibodies (immune globulins) extracted from a large pool of human plasma. Xembify is a 20% immune globulin solution that is FDA indicated for primary humoral immunodeficiency