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Kashin-Bek disease

Kashin-Bek disease: Introduction

Kashin-Bek disease: A disease involving progressive joint degeneration which affects the spine and hands and feet. The condition becomes progressively worse and eventually leads to disability. The condition is most often seen in children who live in the northern parts of China, Siberia and Korea. A possible cause is believed to be eating cereals contaminated with a fungus called Sporotrichella. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kashin-Bek disease is available below.

Symptoms of Kashin-Bek disease

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