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Plasminogen Deficiency (PLGD) is an ultra-rare genetic disease that can have devastating effects on multiple organ systems throughout the body. PLGD has most often being diagnosed in children and is associated with the abnormal accumulation or growth of fibrin-rich pseudomembranous lesions on mucous membranes such as the conjunctiva, gums, and linings of the airways and […]

This episode of The Balancing Act focuses on two very different diseases: Lupus and Plasminogen Deficiency (PLGD). Fortunately, research is yielding encouraging treatment options for both diseases. The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million Americans — and at least five million people worldwide — have a form of lupus. Join us for a […]