Written by epgonline.org - Last updated 18 May 2017

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This section encompasses a wide range of skin conditions, comprising a number of separate aetiologies. They fall into this category due to their common inflammatory pathology, although this manifests in very different ways.

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Congestive heart failure in simple terms is failure of the heart as a pump. Prevalence is rising, as it tends to affect people later in life and is also most commonly a result of ischaemic heart disease; this trend is likely to continue as the population becomes proportionally older, and survival with established heart disease improves.

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