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Besnier Boeck Schaumann Disease and Getting Social Security Disability

Can I get Social Security disability for Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease? The reason why you are asking this question is probably because you have this disease and complications that have developed from it and/or other conditions you have in conjunction with this disease have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance. disability-benefits-help Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease is an inflammatory disease. Inflammation is a localized physical condition where an area of your body becomes reddened, hot, swollen and, in many cases, painful. Inflammation is usually your body’s reaction to infection or injury. Sand or sugar Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease begins with a specific kind of inflammation. Tiny, grain-like lumps of cells that are known as granulomas are produced. These lumps of cells look like sand or sugar. In most instances, the granulomas are found in your lungs or lymph nodes. However, the granulomas can clump together and form bigger lumps that attack other organs in your body. In fact, the disease can involve almost any of your organs. This includes your skin, eyes, nervous system, heart and liver. Environmental agents The cause of Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease is not yet known. However, researchers believe that certain environmental agents, such as viruses, bacteria, chemicals and dust may trigger an already existing predisposition to the disease. Even though the cause of Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease is not known, it is suspected that there is a strong connection to your immune system. This is due to the fact that the granulomas consist primarily of cells from your immune system. Your immune system fights foreign invasion by setting off an inflammatory immune response. However, with Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease, the inflammatory immune response is multiplied several times over. There are many different signs and symptoms that may occur with Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease. These include: Fatigue, weakness Fever Decreased appetite and unintentional weight loss Shortness of breath and chest pain that results from fluid accumulation, which is made worse by exertion A persistent, dry cough that will not go away Hoarseness and nasal stuffiness Painful and swollen joints (arthritis) Blurred vision, along with teary, red eyes Tender reddish patches or bumps on your skin An enlarged liver Nervous system problems, such as headaches, facial palsy, seizures, the development of psychiatric disorders or numbness or weakness in your arm or leg Various heart complications, including arrhythmias, pericarditis and heart failure. In the case of Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease, any, all or even none of these signs and symptoms may be present. There are cases of the disease in which the person does not experience any signs or symptoms at all. Again, Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease and complications resulting from the disease and/or other conditions along with it may be why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance. Denied You may have already applied for Social Security disability and been denied. If you have decided to reapply or appeal your denial, remember this simple fact. People who have a disability attorney fighting for them like the one here at, are approved more often than people who are not represented by an attorney. The smart thing to do is to contact the disability attorney at, and have your case evaluated at no cost or obligation to you. Article written by James Shugart Connect with James on Google+