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Created using BioRender.com Autoimmune diseases cover a wide range of disorders that involve a dysregulated immune system that wreaks havoc within our bodies. Systemic sclerosis (SSc), one of the rarer autoimmune diseases, starts with excessive collagen production (fibrosis) on the skin but soon spreads to other internal organs like the kidneys, lungs, and heart. The excessive…
The biomechanics of lymph node swelling
At times when we fall sick, barely noticeable lumps can be felt under our skin. These lumps are our swollen lymph nodes, and they indicate the body’s immune system reacting to infectious agents. Historically, while we were trying to figure out the immune system and its fundamental cellular components, the complexity and dynamicity of lymph…