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Diseases and conditions

The Surgery Door guide to the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions, written by UK doctors and medical experts.

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It's important for patients to understand as much about their disease or medical condition as possible. The information that you find here on diseases and conditions has been written for the benefit of non-medical laypersons by a team of 100 specialists, all practicing UK teaching hospital consultants and GPs, each generating content in their own speciality, ensuring that the information is credible, in keeping with UK guidelines and based on current best practice. 


Content is reviewed every 3 months to ensure that it is always up-to-date.


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