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    1. 1q deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 1 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    2. 2-Hydroxyglutaricaciduria
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by high levels of a certain chemical (2-Hydroxyglutaric) which causes a serious progressive neurological disease and damage to the brain. The features of this disorder are variable and some cases are milder than oth...more »
    3. 2-Methylbutyric Aciduria
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    4. 2-methylbutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    5. 3-alpha-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    6. 3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    7. 4-Alpha-hydroxyphenylpyruvate hydroxylase deficiency
     A very rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of a particular enzyme results in the urinary excretion of a chemical called hawkinsin. Symptoms start once the infant is weaned off breast milk....more »
    8. ACPS III
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    9. ALL-Down syndrome
     The presence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Down syndrome patients. These patients tend to have a poorer prognosis for the leukemia than patients without Down syndrome....more »
    10. ATR-X syndrome
     A rare X-linked disorder that affects males and is characterized by mental retardation and alpha thalassemia....more »
    11. Abdominal Cancer
     Growth of abnormal cells (tumour) affecting the organs in the abdominal cavity; may be due to primary growth of a tumour or spread from another tumour (metastases, secondary tumour)...more »
    12. Aberrant subclavian artery abnormality
     A rare defect where one the subclavian artery arises from an abnormal location on the aortic arch. The defect may cause compression of organs such as the airway and the voice box....more »
    13. Absence of pulmonary artery
     The absence of a pulmonary artery at birth....more »
    14. Absent corpus callosum -- cataract -- immunodeficiency
     A rare syndrome characterized by immunodeficiency, cleft lip or palate, cataract, reduced pigmentation and brain abnormalities....more »
    15. Acarophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mites, ticks, small insects and worms....more »
    16. Accelerated hypertension
     Accelerated hypertension is a condition characterized by a rapid increase in blood pressure. The condition is a medical emergency which can cause organ damage if not treated promptly....more »
    17. Achalasia
     A rare motor disorder of the esophagus characterized by inability of the lower esophageal sphincter and esophageal muscle to relax as well as dilation of the esophagus....more »
    18. Achalasia microcephaly
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by a small head and achalasia which involves esophageal problems such as enlargement....more »
    19. Achalasia, familial esophageal
     A rare familial disorder where the esophagus lacks the normal peristaltic motions that help food move through the digestive system....more »
    20. Achalasia, primary
     A rare motor disorder of the esophagus characterized by inability of the lower esophageal sphincter and esophageal muscle to relax as well as dilation of the esophagus. The disorder is not associated with any other disease or disorder....more »
    21. Achluophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the night or darkness....more »
    22. Achondrogenesis type 1A
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormal cartilage formation and growth of bones. Type 1A differs from other types by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 1A involves abnormal cartilage-forming cells (chondrocytes) whereas type 1B involves an a...more »
    23. Achrestic anemia
     Achrestic anemia is a form of anemia similar to that caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency but it doesn't respond to treatment with Vitamin B12. The condition tends to progress slowly and can result in death if not treated. There are a variety of possible caus...more »
    24. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    25. Acidemia, methylmalonic
     An inborn error of metabolism where amino acids in the body aren't metabolized properly resulting in high levels of the acid throughout the body....more »
    26. Acidosis
     Excess acidic toxins or waste products in the blood...more »
    27. Acinic cell carcinoma
     A usually slow-growing malignant tumor that that can occur in various parts of the body but is most often found in the pancreas, salivary glands, palate and upper lip. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the growth....more »
    28. Acousticophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of noise....more »
    29. Acquired Aplastic Anemia
     A rare disorder involving severe failure of the bone marrow to produce new blood cells. Acquired aplastic anemia means that the condition was not present at birth but developed during the persons lifetime. The condition may be caused by such things as aut...more »
    30. Acquired angioedema
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative or autoimmune disorders which result in the dysfu...more »
    31. Acrocephalopolydactyly -- Cardiac Disease -- Ear, Skin and Lower Limb Defects
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    32. Acrocephalopolysyndactyly type III
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    33. Acrocephaly -- pulmonary stenosis -- mental retardation
     A rare syndrome characterized by a pointy skull, narrowed pulmonary valve and mental retardation....more »
    34. Acrofacial dysostosis, Nager type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by underdeveloped thumbs, forearm and cheekbones as well as ear defects....more »
    35. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    36. Acromelic frontonasal dysplasia
     A very rare genetic malformation syndrome characterized by developmental abnormalities of the face and brain....more »
    37. Actinomycetales infection
     A bacterial infection from the order of Actinobacteria. The range of symptoms is variable depending on which bacteria from the order is involved....more »
    38. Acute Appendicitis
     Infection of the appendix...more »
    39. Acute Bronchitis
     Respiratory inflammation of the bronchi leading to the lungs...more »
    40. Acute Chemical poisoning -- Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha
     Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha is an ingredient used in certain pesticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acut...more »
    41. Acute Cholecystitis
     Acute inflammation of the gall bladder, usually due to obstruction by a gall stone...more »
    42. Acute Interstitial Pneumonia
     A relatively uncommon form of pneumonia that has no apparent cause. Symptoms tend to develop over a period of six months to one and a half years....more »
    43. Acute Pancreatitis
     Sudden severe inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints....more »
    44. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    45. Acute Renal Failure
     Syndrome characterised by rapid decline in kidney function with accumulation of waste products in the blood, occurring over a period of days to weeks...more »
    46. Acute Tracheitis
     Tracheitis is a bacterial infection of the trachea and is capable of producing airway obstruction...more »
    47. Acute cholinergic dysautonomia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    48. Acute elemental mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of elemental mercury can lead to breathing and lung symptoms of various degrees of severity depending on the level of exposure....more »
    49. Acute erythroleukemia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal blood cells (erythroblastic precursors) in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form ...more »
    50. Acute intermittent porphyria
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency in the porphobilinogen deaminase enzyme which results in a build-up of porphyrins or its precursors in the body. Using certain drugs or eating certain foods can trigger the symptoms of the condition....more »
    51. Acute leukaemia of ambiguous lineage
     A term used to describe a type of leukemia (a blood cancer) where the leukemic cells cannot be determined as myeloid or lymphoid or where both types of cells are present....more »
    52. Acute lower respiratory conditions
     An acute condition that occurs in the lower respiratory tract...more »
    53. Acute megacaryoblastic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. More specifically, it involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes)....more »
    54. Acute meningitis
     Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis...more »
    55. Acute mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of mercury vapor can lead to serious symptoms and even death if sufficient quantities are inhaled. Mercury inhalation is more likely in confined or poorly ventilated spaces. Mercury from a broken thermometer can lead to symptoms if it occurs in...more »
    56. Acute mountain sickness
     A condition that occurs when an un-acclimatized person climbs to high altitudes....more »
    57. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 1
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of immature blood cells (blast cells)....more »
    58. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    59. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 3
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 3 involves the proliferation of promyelocytes....more »
    60. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 4
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 4 involves the rapid proliferation of myelocytes and monocytes....more »
    61. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 5
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 5 involves the rapid proliferation of monoblasts (immature precursors of monocytes) in particular....more »
    62. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 6
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 6 involves the proliferation of the immature precursors of red blood cells called erythroblasts....more »
    63. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 7
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 7 involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes) in particular....more »
    64. Acute myelocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of cells that normally develop into infection-fighting cells such as eosinophils, monocytes, basophils and neutrophils. The cancerous cells replace the normal bone marrow...more »
    65. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to alkylating agent
     The use of alkylating agents to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    66. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to topoisomerase type II inhibitor
     The use of topoisomerase type II inhibitors to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    67. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, therapy related
     Certain cancer therapies can result in the development of leukemia in some patients. These therapies includes topoisomerase type II inhibitors and alkylating agents....more »
    68. Acute myeloid leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    69. Acute myeloid leukemia, adult
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    70. Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
     A rare form of bacterial oral infection which causes inflammation and ulceration of the gums. The infection results in an excess number of the bacteria which are normally found in healthy mouths. Certain viruses may be a factor in allowing the overgrowth ...more »
    71. Acute non lymphoblastic leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. It is one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults but can occur in children....more »
    72. Acute pharyngitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction of the pharynx...more »
    73. Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant
     A breathing disorder that occurs in infants. The underdeveloped lungs fail to functioning adequately and the body becomes deprived of oxygen. The condition is more likely to affect premature infants and the greater the prematurity, the greater the risk....more »
    74. Acute stress disorder
     An acute anxiety state...more »
    75. Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. The build-up of these fatty acids in the ...more »
    76. Adducted thumb syndrome recessive form
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by a small head, arthrogryposis (joint contractures), cleft palate and various other abnormalities....more »
    77. Adducted thumbs -- arthrogryposis, Christian type
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by a small head, arthrogryposis (joint contractures), cleft palate and various other abnormalities....more »
    78. Adducted thumbs Dundar type
     A rare disorder characterized by a thumb abnormality as well as mental retardation, foot defects and other anomalies....more »
    79. Adenocarcinoma of lung
     A tumor that develops in the lining of the lung. The tumor is usually slow growing....more »
    80. Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar
     A form of lung cancer that develops in the bronchioles or alveoli....more »
    81. Adenocarcinoma, Follicular
     A type of cancer of the thyroid gland....more »
    82. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
     Salivary gland type malignant neoplasm arising from bronchial seromucinous glands. Composed of epithelial and myoepithelial cells in cribriform, tubular and solid growth patterns....more »
    83. Adenoid disorders
     A disorder of the adenoids of the throat...more »
    84. Adenoiditis
     Infection of the adenoids in the nasal-throat region...more »
    85. Adenophorea Infections
     A parasitic roundworm infection. Roundworms can be found in water and soil environments as well as on plants and in animals....more »
    86. Adenosine triphosphatase deficiency, anaemia due to
     Deficiency of a chemical (adenosine triphosphate) resulting in anemia....more »
    87. Adenoviridae Infections
     Infection with a virus from the Adenoviridae family. The most common sites for infection are membrane linings such as the intestines, respiratory and urinary tract and the eyes. The infection may result in a range of symptoms depending on the particular v...more »
    88. Adenovirus infection in immunocompromised patients
     Infection with a virus from the Adenoviridae family that occurs in a patient with a weakened immune system. The infection in these people is serious and can be fatal. The infection may result in a range of symptoms depending on the particular virus involv...more »
    89. Adenoviruses
     Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments....more »
    90. Adhesive abuse
     Adhesive abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Adhesives include household glues, rubber ce...more »
    91. Adrenal Cancer
     A malignant cancer that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal ho...more »
    92. Adrenal adenoma, familial
     A benign tumor that develops in the adrenal gland and tends to run in families. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormon...more »
    93. Adrenal gland hyperfunction
     Excessive activity of the adrenal gland which causes excessive production of one or more adrenal hormones (aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine). The increased adrenal gland activity may be caused by an adrenal...more »
    94. Adrenal hemorrhage, neonatal
     Hemorrhage of the adrenal gland after birth. The severity of the disorder is varies from a small hemorrhage to damage to the whole adrenal gland. Sometimes the condition is discovered incidentally during ultrasounds for other reasons. The hemorrhage may o...more »
    95. Adrenal hyperplasia
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    96. Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital type 3
     A group of disorders that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the degree of deficiency....more »
    97. Adrenal hypertension
     Adrenal hypertension is high blood pressure caused by adrenal gland problems. For example, an adrenal tumor can cause excessive production of aldosterone which in turn causes salt-retention and high blood pressure. Severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    98. Adrenal incidentaloma
     A tumor of the adrenal gland that is discovered incidentally while performing an imaging examination for reasons other than an adrenal tumor. The tumor may be asymptomatic or can causes excessive secretion of adrenal hormones and resulting symptoms. The t...more »
    99. Adrenal medulla neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. The tumor is usually benign but can be malignant....more »
    100. Adult Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition characterized by the production of thick sticky mucus by the mucus glands in the lungs, intestines, liver and pancreas. The condition is most often diagnosed in children or young adults but occasionally, relativel...more »
    101. Adult Panic-Anxiety Syndrome
     A psychiatric disorder involving anxiety and panic attacks that occur for no obvious reason....more »
    102. Adult SMA
     Form of Spinal Muscular Atrophy in adults....more »
    103. Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type
     A group of inherited motor neuron diseases involving progressive muscle weakness, wasting and paralysis due to degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord. Muscle weakness and wasting usually starts in the hands and may gradually spread to other musc...more »
    104. Adult respiratory distress syndrome
     Severe respiratory failure...more »
    105. Adult-onset asthma
     Adult-onset asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during adulthood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. Allergies account for about half the cases of adult-onset asthma....more »
    106. Aelurophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cats....more »
    107. Aerophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of fresh air, breezes and flying....more »
    108. Aerosol abuse
     Aerosol abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Aerosols include air fresheners, hair spray, ...more »
    109. Agnathia-holoprosencephaly-situs inversus
     A very rare disorder characterized by a small or absent jaw, developmental brain defect and internal organs situated on the wrong side of the body (situs inversus). The severity and range of symptoms is variable....more »
    110. Agyrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of crossing roads. It includes a fear of being attacked on the street or being unable to defend oneself while crossing the road....more »
    111. Aichmophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pointy objects or needles....more »
    112. Air embolism
     A condition which is characterized by air bubbles entering the circulation usually due to trauma, decompression sickness or surgery....more »
    113. Airborne allergy
     An airborne allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to airborne allergens such as pollen, mold spores and house dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    114. Airway Obstruction
     A blockage in the breathing tubes. The blockage can occur for many different reasons such as tumors, severe allergic reaction, bacterial infections, foreign bodies or trauma. The degree of obstruction will determine how seriously breathing is impaired....more »
    115. Al Gazali Sabrinathan Nair syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by bone and eye problems, seizures and mental retardation....more »
    116. Alcohol-Induced Disorders
     Disorders caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The symptoms are variable depending on the disorder involved. Some of the disorders are: alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, alcohol intoxication delirium, alcohol...more »
    117. Alcohol-induced hypertension
     Alcohol-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by excessive drinking of alcohol....more »
    118. Alcoholic intoxication
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can have toxic effects on the body and can ultimately result in death in severe cases....more »
    119. Alektorophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of chickens....more »
    120. Algophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pain...more »
    121. Allain Babin Demarquez syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by premature fusion of skullbones, abnormal development of skeletal bones and hypertension....more »
    122. Allergenic cross-reactivity
     Studies have indicated that a significant number of people with certain allergies will also have allergic responses to other allergens which have a similar protein. For example patients allergic to birch pollen will often have allergies to plant foods suc...more »
    123. Allergic asthma
     Allergic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of a...more »
    124. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
     An allergic reaction to a particular fungus called Aspergillus....more »
    125. Allergic reaction
     An acute reaction through exposure to a particular allergen...more »
    126. Allergic tension-fatigue syndrome
     Variable symptoms caused by food allergy....more »
    127. Allergies
     Immune system over-reaction to various substances....more »
    128. Allergy-like conditions
     Medical conditions with similar effects to those of allergies....more »
    129. Alpers Syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by liver disease, seizures and progressive, episodic psychomotor retardation....more »
    130. Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
     A rare disorder characterized by the development of lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children....more »
    131. Alpha thalassemia -- Hemoglobin H disease
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Hemoglobin H disease involves defects in three of the four genes required to make each ? pr...more »
    132. Alpha thalassemia major
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Alpha thalassemia major is very rare involves defects in all of the four genes required to ...more »
    133. Alpha-mannosidosis, adult-onset form
    134. Alveolar Hydatid Disease
     Rare multi-organ tapeworm infection caught from animals....more »
    135. Alveolar capillary dysplasia
     The abnormal development of the lung blood vessels. The normal barrier across which air and blood can diffuse fails to develop properly. Death usually results within weeks of birth but rare cases can survive for months....more »
    136. Alveolar echinococcosis
     A rare parasitic infection caused by the larva of a miniscule tapeworm called Echinococcus multilocularis. Transmission occurs through contact with foxes, coyotes, dogs and cats. The condition results in the development of parasitic tumors in the liver (s...more »
    137. Alveolitis, extrinsic allergic
     A lung disease that tends to occur in people with jobs where they are frequently exposed to organic dust inhalation....more »
    138. Amathophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dust....more »
    139. Amaxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of riding in a vehicle or being in one....more »
    140. Ambien overdose
     Ambien is a prescription drug mainly used to treat insomnia. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    141. Amphetamine abuse
     Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"...more »
    142. Amphetamine-induced hypertension
     Amphetamine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of amphetamines. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking amphetamines and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms va...more »
    143. Amychophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being scratched or clawed....more »
    144. Amyloid cardiopathy
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage and is potentially fatal. The cardiac form involves deposits of amyloid in the heart muscle which affects it...more »
    145. Amyloid cardiopathy, familial
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage and is potentially fatal. The familial cardiac form is inherited and involves deposits of amyloid in the hea...more »
    146. Amyloidosis AL
     A disease involving the abnormal deposit of amyloid fibrils in virtually any part of the body - the heart, liver, kidney and peripheral and autonomic nerves are most commonly affected. The abnormal amyloid fibrils are produced abnormal plasma cells in the...more »
    147. Amyloidosis, Familial
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the familial form, the type of amyloid involved is usually a plasma protein called transthyretin. The ma...more »
    148. Amyloidosis, Inherited
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the inherited form, the type of amyloid involved is usually a plasma protein called transthyretin. The m...more »
    149. Amyloidosis, inflammatory
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage and is potentially fatal. Symptoms depend on the organs involved. Secondary amyloidosis is caused by a chron...more »
    150. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
     A motor neuron disease involving progressive degeneration and eventual destruction of the function of nerves that control voluntary movement....more »
    151. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 18q21....more »
    152. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 6
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 16q12....more »
    153. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 7
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 7 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20p13....more »
    154. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 8
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 9 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20q13.3 and is a dominantly inherited, late-onset form....more »
    155. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1
    156. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial
    157. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 1 is characterized by adult onset and relatively fast progression of symptoms. It usua...more »
    158. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 2 is characterized by childhood or adolescent onset of symptoms which progress very sl...more »
    159. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 3
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is characterized late adulthood onset of symptoms which progress slowly over 5 years...more »
    160. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between 1 and 20 y...more »
    161. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 7
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 7 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between less than ...more »
    162. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 8 is characterized by adult onset and relatively slow progression of symptoms. It occu...more »
    163. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, type 6
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 16q12....more »
    164. Analgesic asthma syndrome
     Asthma caused by the use of pain-killing and anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin....more »
    165. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....more »
    166. Anchovy poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some anchovies contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    167. Ancylostoma duodenale
     An infestation with Ancylostoma duodenale which is a parasitic hookwork whichcan cause serious disease in humans - usually occurs in people who work barefoot in damp soil. The hookworms suck blood from the intestines of the host which can result in anemia...more »
    168. Androphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of men...more »
    169. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    170. Anemia of pregnancy
     Anemia of pregnancy is anemia that occurs during pregnancy. Women's bodies have a greater demand for iron during pregnancy and if intake is not sufficient, anemia can result. Anemia in pregnant women can lead to infant problems such as premature birth, fe...more »
    171. Anemia, Hemolytic, Warm Antibody
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 37şC or higher. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    172. Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
     A lack of fully functioning red blood cells due to a deficiency of iron. The iron allows the body to make hemoglobin in red blood cells which in turn allows the red blood cell to carry oxygen....more »
    173. Anemia, Neonatal
     Insufficient red blood cells that can carry oxygen around the body. It is common in premature births or can occur as a result of blood loss before, during or just after the birth....more »
    174. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. There are two types: type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% ...more »
    175. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts, type 1
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. Type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% and type 2 refers to ...more »
    176. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts, type 2
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. Type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% and type 2 refers to ...more »
    177. Anemia, Sideroblastic
     A rare blood disorder where abnormal utilization of iron results in the production of defective red blood cells which have excessive deposits of iron in them....more »
    178. Anemia, hypochromic microcytic
     A blood disorder where red blood cells are too small and lack sufficient iron. It can be inherited or caused by insufficient iron in the diet or from a genetic disorder....more »
    179. Anemias, Sideroblastic
     Sideroblastic anemias are a group of rare blood disorders where the bone marrow is unable to produce normal red blood cells. The body has enough iron but the red blood cells are unable to utilize it in a normal manner and anemia results. The red blood cel...more »
    180. Aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva
     A rare form of aortic aneurysm that occurs in the sinus of Valsalva. An aneurysm is a thinning and bulging of a blood vessel wall. The condition is generally asymptomatic unless it burst and causes life-threatening complications including heart failure. A...more »
    181. Angina
     A special type of chest pain....more »
    182. Anginophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of angina, choking or narrowness of the throat....more »
    183. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. The symptoms are determined by the location and number of growths. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the pla...more »
    184. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia -- hyaline-vascular type
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the plasma cell type which tends to have more severe symptoms. The hyaline...more »
    185. Angiokeratoma -- mental retardation -- coarse face
     A rare inherited genetic syndrome characterized by mental retardation, coarse facial features and capillary hemangiomas....more »
    186. Angiosarcoma
     Angiosarcomas are a relatively rare type of malignant tumors that develop from blood vessel tissues. The cancer tends to occur mainly in the liver, skin, breasts and deep soft tissues. The cancer is prone to metastasis to the lymphatic system and is consi...more »
    187. Anglophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of England or the English....more »
    188. Animal allergy
     An animal allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to animals such as cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of the animal. Animals frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. T...more »
    189. Anisocytosis
     Variation in red blood cell size, commonly seen in anaemia...more »
    190. Ankylophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of stiff or immobile joints....more »
    191. Ankylosing spondylarthritis
     Inflammation of one or more spine joints. The spine becomes progressively painful and stiff and the spine joints may eventually fuse and cause disability. The condition may vary from mild to severe. Inflammation can affect other joints and tissues....more »
    192. Ankylostomiasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines....more »
    193. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    194. Anoxemia
     Lack of oxygen in the blood...more »
    195. Anthophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of flowers....more »
    196. Anthracosis
     A condition characterized by the accumulation of carbon in the lungs caused by inhaled smoke or coal dust...more »
    197. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....more »
    198. Anthropophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of people and groups of people....more »
    199. Antihypertensive drug allergy
     Taking antihypertensive drugs (blood pressure-lowering drugs) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary consider...more »
    200. Antisynthetase syndrome
     A rare autoimmune disease that affects the muscles. It involves the development of antibodies to an enzyme (aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase) which is involved in making proteins....more »
    201. Antithrombin Deficiency
     Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency or impaired activity of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if its activity is impaired then the blood becomes more...more »
    202. Antithrombin Deficiency, type I
     Type I Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if there are insufficient quantities of it then the blood becomes mor...more »
    203. Antithrombin Deficiency, type II
     Type II Antithrombin deficiency refers the malfunction of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if it is unable to function properly then the blood becomes more pr...more »
    204. Antlophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of floods....more »
    205. Anxiety
     A feeling of apprehension, and fear without apparent stimulus that is associated sometime with somatic responses...more »
    206. Anxiety conditions
     Medical conditions related to anxiety, fear, and panic....more »
    207. Aorta conditions
     Conditions that affect the aorta...more »
    208. Aorta-pulmonary artery fistula
     An abnormal opening or connection between the aorta and the main pulmonary artery. It can occur through a traumatic penetrating injury or may be a complication of surgery. Severe cases can lead to heart failure....more »
    209. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
     Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts....more »
    210. Aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 1
     A rare familial disorder where the aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 1 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 11q23.3-q24....more »
    211. Aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 2
     A rare familial disorder where the aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 2 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 5q13-q14....more »
    212. Aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 3
     A rare familial disorder where the aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 3 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 3p22....more »
    213. Aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 4
     A rare familial disorder where the aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 4 also involves another heart defect (patent ductus arteriosus) and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome ...more »
    214. Aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 5
     A rare familial disorder where the aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 5 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 9q33-q34....more »
    215. Aortic arches defect
     A defect in the top part of the aorta (aortic arch) that consists of several arterial branches. There is a variety of defects that can occur and symptoms will be determined by the particular defect involved. Possible types of defects includes aortic coarc...more »
    216. Aortic coarctation
     A rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow to the lower body gives res...more »
    217. Aortic dissection
     A tear in the inner layer of the aorta (major artery in the body) which allows blood to escape into outer layers of the artery....more »
    218. Aortic stenosis
     A condition which affects the aortic valve of the heart resulting in stenosis of the valve....more »
    219. Aortic valve disease
     Disease of the heart's aortic valve...more »
    220. Aortic valve incompetence
     A condition characterized by an inability of the aortic valve to function effectively...more »
    221. Aortic valve stenosis
     A congenital condition involving a malformation of the valve that controls the blood flow of the main heart vessel (aorta). The valve doesn't open enough to allow sufficient blood to flow through the aorta which reduces the supply of oxygenated blood to t...more »
    222. Aortic valves stenosis of the child
     A birth defect where the aortic valve is abnormally narrow or unable to fully open. Depending on the degree of narrowing, the symptoms may range from severe to asymptomatic....more »
    223. Apeirophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of infinity....more »
    224. Apiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of bees....more »
    225. Appian-Plutarch syndrome
     Symptoms caused by excessive doses of a drug called atropine....more »
    226. Apple seed poisoning
     Apple seeds contain a toxic chemical called amygdalin which can cause serious symptoms if eaten in large quantities. Hospital admission is recommended if more than 50 apple seeds have been consumed....more »
    227. Apricot seed poisoning
     Apricot seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the pit remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingest...more »
    228. Arachibutyrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth....more »
    229. Arachnephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of spiders....more »
    230. Argininosuccinase lyase deficiency, neonatal
     A rare inherited urea cycle disorder caused by lack of enzymes (argininosuccinase lyase) needed to turn ammonia into urea resulting in excess ammonia in the body. The neonatal form of the condition can result in death or severe complications if not treate...more »
    231. Arima syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by eye and brain abnormalities....more »
    232. Arizona Bark Scorpion poisoning
     A bite from the Arizona Bark scorpion contains chemicals toxic to the nerve system and can cause serious, life-threatening symptoms....more »
    233. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. The extent of the deformity is greater in type 2 than type 1 and hence the symptoms are more severe and are often associated with a myelomeningocele (opening of the spine ...more »
    234. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 3
     An extremely rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. Type 3 involves the herniation of brain or brain stem tissue out of the back of the neck or head. The condition generally has a poor prognosis....more »
    235. Aromatic amino acid decarboxylase deficiency
     A rare inborn error of metabolism involving the deficiency of an enzyme (aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase) needed to process aromatic amino acids. This results in a deficiency of neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin. The condition manifests...more »
    236. Arrhinia
     Absence of the nose at birth....more »
    237. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood....more »
    238. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 1
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    239. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 10
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    240. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 11
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    241. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 12
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    242. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 2
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    243. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 3
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    244. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 4
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    245. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 5
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    246. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 6
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    247. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 7
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    248. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 8
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    249. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 9
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    250. Arterial occlusive disease
     A condition which is characterized by occlusion of arterioles...more »
    251. Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
     Arteriosclerosis that results in the narrowing and gradual blockage of the artery. Arteriosclerosis involves the deposition of cholesterol plaques and other material on the inside of the artery walls. The symptoms will depend on the location of the arteri...more »
    252. Arthritis-related enthesitis
     Inflammation of the entheses due to arthritis. The enthuses is the site at which the tendon or ligament attaches to the bone....more »
    253. Arthrogryposis -- spinal muscular atrophy
     A group of inherited motor neuron diseases involving progressive muscle weakness and wasting due to degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord. Joint contractures are also present at birth....more »
    254. Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A
     A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that involves additional symptoms such as facial and spinal anomalies....more »
    255. Asbestosis
     Lung condition from asbestos exposure...more »
    256. Ascaris lumbricoides
     Common roundworm infecting human intestines. Causing restlessness, fever, diarrhea....more »
    257. Ascites
     Fluid accumulation in abdominal cavity...more »
    258. Aspergillosis
     Infection with a fungus called Aspergillus....more »
    259. Asphyxia
     Inability to breath and suffocation...more »
    260. Aspirin-induced asthma
     Aspirin-induced asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is triggered by the use of aspirin. A significant number of patients with aspirin-induced asthma also have steroid-dependant asthma where they require regular steroidal ast...more »
    261. Asrar-Facharzt-Haque syndrome
     A form of sinus histiocytosis characterized by lymphadenopathy as well as involvement of other tissues such as the sinus cavity, skin, lungs, bone, eyes, kidneys, testes, head and neck area and the central nervous system. Symptoms vary according to the or...more »
    262. Asthenophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of weakness or fainting....more »
    263. Asthma
     Repeated attacks of breathing difficulty....more »
    264. Asthma in Adults
    265. Asthma in Children
    266. Asthma in pregnancy
     Asthma in pregnancy refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is occurs during pregnancy. Women who are pregnancy may decide to stop taking their asthma medication in order to reduce the perceived risk of side effects to the developing f...more »
    267. Asthma related cough
     Cough-variant asthma is a type of asthma in which the main symptom is a dry, non-productive cough. Cough-variant asthma is sometimes called chronic cough to describe a cough that has lasted longer than six to eight weeks....more »
    268. Asthma, Exercise-Induced
     Breathing problems caused by exercise. Patients who suffer from asthma and allergic rhinitis are particularly prone to the condition. Factors such as reduced humidity, cold temperatures, high levels of pollen, poor physical fitness, respiratory infections...more »
    269. Asthma-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to asthma, or having similar symptoms....more »
    270. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 1
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 14q22.1....more »
    271. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 2
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 7p15-p14....more »
    272. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 3
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 2p16....more »
    273. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 4
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 1p31....more »
    274. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 5
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 12q14.3....more »
    275. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 6
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 17q21....more »
    276. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 7
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 1q32.1....more »
    277. Asthmatic Bronchitis
     A variant of asthma where cough, either chronic or during an exacerbation following a viral infection, is the main or only symptom...more »
    278. Astraphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of lightning and thunder....more »
    279. Astrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of stars and celestial space....more »
    280. Asymmetric septal hypertrophy
     A disease of the heart muscle characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function....more »
    281. Ataxia Telangiectasia
     A rare inherited childhood disorder involving progressive degeneration of the nervous system....more »
    282. Ataxiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of muscular incoordination (ataxia). This disorder is not to be confused with ataxophobia which is a fear of disorder or untidiness....more »
    283. Ataxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of disorder or untidiness. This disorder is not to be confused with ataxiophobia which is a fear of muscular incoordination (ataxia)....more »
    284. Atelectasis
     Collapse of lung tissue affecting part or all of one lung. Atelectasis may be an acute or chronic condition. In acute atelectasis, the lung has recently collapsed and is primarily notable only for airlessness. In chronic atelectasis, the affected area is ...more »
    285. Atelophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of imperfection....more »
    286. Atelosteogenesis Type III
     A very rare inherited skeletal ossification disorder. Unlike types I and II, survival past infancy is possible in type III....more »
    287. Atephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of ruin....more »
    288. Athabaskan severe combined immunodeficiency
     A severe immunodeficiency disorder found in Navajo and Apache populations....more »
    289. Atheroma
     A region of plaque occurring in atherosclerosis...more »
    290. Atherosclerosis
     Atherosclerosis is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels. It is a chronic inflammatory response in the walls of arteries, in large part due to the accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and promoted by low density (especially small particle) l...more »
    291. Ativan overdose
     Ativan is a prescription drug mainly used to treat anxiety. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    292. Atopic asthma
     Atopic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of ast...more »
    293. Atrial Fibrillation
     Common heart arrythmia with rapid beating in upper chambers...more »
    294. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 2
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 2 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 6q...more »
    295. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 3
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 3 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 11...more »
    296. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 4
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 4 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 21...more »
    297. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 5
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 5 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 4q...more »
    298. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 6
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 6 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 1p...more »
    299. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 7
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 7 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 12...more »
    300. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 8
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 8 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 16...more »
    301. Atrial Septal Defect
     An abnormal connection between the 2 atria, or upper chambers of the heart...more »
    302. Atrial Septal Defect 3
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    303. Atrial Septal Defect 4
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    304. Atrial Septal Defect 5
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    305. Atrial Septal Defect 6
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    306. Atrial arrhythmia
     Arrhythmia arising in the atrium....more »
    307. Atrial fibrillation, familial 1
     A dominantly inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases....more »
    308. Atrial flutter
     Heart arrhythmia where atria beat more often than ventricles...more »
    309. Atrial myxoma, familial
     An atrial myxoma benign tumor that develops in the wall that separates the two upper chambers of the heart. The familial form of the condition also involves tumors in other parts of the body such as the skin, both heart atria or the heart ventricles....more »
    310. Atrial septal defect 1
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    311. Atrial septal defect 2
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    312. Atrioventricular Septal Defects
     Defect in the wall between the atrium and ventricle....more »
    313. Atrioventricular septal defect
     A congenital heart defect where the valves and walls between the upper and lower heart chambers (atrial and ventricular septa and the atrioventricular valves) don't develop properly. Symptoms are determined by the severity of the malformation....more »
    314. Aulophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of flutes....more »
    315. Aural atresia -- multiple congenital anomalies -- mental retardation
     A rare syndrome characterized by a number of malformations as well as mental retardation....more »
    316. Aureobasidium exposure
     Aureobasidium is a type of fungus which is capable of causing a variety of diseases in humans. The fungus is most often found in damp places either inside the home or in the environment. It is often pinkish or blackish. It is a rare cause of disease and i...more »
    317. Aureobasidium pullulans exposure
     Aureobasidium pullulans is a species of fungus which is capable of causing a variety of diseases in humans. The fungus is most often found in damp places either inside the home or in the environment. It is often pinkish or blackish. It is a rare cause of ...more »
    318. Auriculo-condylar syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by variable ear and jaw abnormalities....more »
    319. Aurophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational dislike of gold....more »
    320. Auroraphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of Auroral lights....more »
    321. Austrian syndrome
     A condition where alcoholism is associated with heart failure and pneumococcal meningitis....more »
    322. Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
     The formation of atherosclerosis through an autoimmune process...more »
    323. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The severity of the condition varies depending on the underlying cause e.g. cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, ...more »
    324. Autoimmune Myocarditis
     Inflammation of the heart muscle due to the body's own immune system attacking it....more »
    325. Autoimmune diseases
     A group of disorders in which the primary cause is the an inflammatory reaction caused by the body's own immune system attacking tissues...more »
    326. Automysophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being dirty....more »
    327. Autonomic Dysreflexia
     A complication of spinal cord injury where a particular stimulus can trigger an excessive response from the autonomic nervous system which causes blood pressure to rise - sometimes to dangerous levels. Stimuli that can trigger the response include bladder...more »
    328. Autophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being egotistical or being by oneself....more »
    329. Autumn crocus poisoning
     The Autumn crocus is a perennial herb which bears purplish-pink flowers. The plant is often used as an ornamental indoor or outdoor plant. The plant contains a chemical called colchicine which can be very poisonous if eaten. The plant is considered to be ...more »
    330. B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
     A slow progressing disease involving cancerous B-cell lymphocytes which take over the healthy cells in the lymph nodes. B-cells help the body to fight infections so when the disease becomes more advanced, the body is less able to fight infection as there ...more »
    331. BBB syndrome, X-linked
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by defects along the midline of the body. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerably. There are two subtypes of the disorder: type I is inherited in a X-linked manner and type II is inherited in an autoso...more »
    332. Baby bottle nipples induced allergies
     Baby bottle nipples induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in Baby bottle nipples . Symptoms usually involve the mouth....more »
    333. Bacillophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of missiles....more »
    334. Back tumour
     The presence of tumour growth in the vertebra, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    335. Bacteremia
     A condition where there is the presence of bacteria in the blood...more »
    336. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    337. Bacterial endocarditis
     Infection and inflammation of the inner layers of the heart, most commonly the valves cause by bacteria....more »
    338. Bacterial pericarditis
     Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) due to a bacterial infection. It can occur as a complication of a bacterial infection in some other part of the body. It is most often a complication of a respiratory infecti...more »
    339. Bacterial septicemia
     Sepsis of the bloodstream caused by bacteraemia....more »
    340. Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome
     A very rare, potentially fatal infection caused by toxins produced by bacteria, especially bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. The condition is often associated with tampon use but can originate from other sources....more »
    341. Bacteriophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of bacteria....more »
    342. Bagassosis
     Inhalation of sugarcane dust particles in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to th...more »
    343. Bagassosis -- Thermoactinomyces sacchari
     Inhalation of sugarcane dust particles contaminated with fungus (Thermoactinomyces sacchari) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result fr...more »
    344. Baneberry poisoning
     Baneberries are toxic and can cause a skin reaction on contact or various poisoning symptoms....more »
    345. Baritosis
     A lung condition caused by breathing in barium dust or barium containing compounds. It is generally a benign condition that doesn't cause symptoms other than irritation....more »
    346. Barley Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of barley particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immu...more »
    347. Barophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of gravity....more »
    348. Barotrauma
     Damage to the lungs, ear or sinuses caused by rapid or extreme changes in air pressure....more »
    349. Barrett syndrome
     Barrett's syndrome refers to cellular changes in the lower portion of the oesophagus as a result of chronic reflux. The changes in the cells of the esophagus can lead to cancer of the esophagus (adenocarcinoma)....more »
    350. Barrett's esophagus
     Damage to the cells lining the esophagus usually from refluxed acid....more »
    351. Bathmophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of walking....more »
    352. Bathophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of depths. This can include a fear of lakes or long hallways....more »
    353. Batophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of passing high buildings....more »
    354. Batrachophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of frogs or toads....more »
    355. Beau's syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by heart insufficiency and inability of the heart ventricles to completely empty of blood....more »
    356. Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by macroglossia, omphalocele, macrosomia and ear creases....more »
    357. Belonephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pins and needles....more »
    358. Benign familial infantile seizures 1
     A harmless form of epilepsy that occurs during infancy. Episodes of multiple seizures tend to occur over a day or few days. Psychomotor development is not affected. The seizures tend to involve increased muscle tone, apnea, cyanosis, eye deviation and psy...more »
    359. Benign lung Tumor
     Benign lung tumors are a heterogenous group of neoplastic lesions originating from pulmonary structures....more »
    360. Benign peptic ulcer
     Benign ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach....more »
    361. Bergman syndrome
     A rare disorder which may be acquired or present at birth. A part of the stomach pushes above the diaphragm and compresses the chest organs which can produce various symptoms....more »
    362. Bernheim syndrome
     Overgrowth of the left heart ventricle which results in the tissue separating the two ventricles pushing into the right ventricle. This results in obstruction of blood flow through the right heart ventricle and ultimately can lead to heart failure....more »
    363. Bernheim's syndrome
     Reduced size of right heart ventricle due to enlargement of the left ventricle which encroaches on the space in the right ventricle. Blood flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle is obstructed....more »
    364. Berry aneurysm, cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema, and cerebral calcification
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by brain aneurysms, liver cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema and calcification of the brain (cerebrum)....more »
    365. Berylliosis
     A condition that results from inhalation of beryllium in to form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected and the affects can occur immediately or after long term exposure....more »
    366. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    367. Beta Thalassemia intermedia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the hemoglobin is abnormally synthesized. Beta Thalassemia intermedia involv...more »
    368. Beta ketothiolase deficiency
     A rare inherited disease characterized by the bodies inability to metabolise certain amino acids and products of the breakdown of fat. Harmful levels of organic acids build up in the body and cause ketoacidic attacks....more »
    369. Beta thalassemia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Beta thalassemia involves defects in one or more of the two genes required to make each ? p...more »
    370. Bibliophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of books....more »
    371. Bilateral abductor vocal cord paralysis syndrome
     A complication that can occur following the removal of the thyroid gland....more »
    372. Bindewald-Ulmer-Muller syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a heart defect, and mental and growth retardation....more »
    373. Biotinidase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes....more »
    374. Biotinidase deficiency, late onset
     A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of deficiency. Severe cases can result in metaboli...more »
    375. Biphasic Mesothelioma
     Biphasic mesothelioma is the second most common type of mesothelioma cancer cell Biphasic mesothelioma, or mixed mesothelioma, contains a mixture of epithelioid and sarcomatoid cells....more »
    376. Bird allergy
     A bird allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to birds. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the bird. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respons...more »
    377. Bird cherry seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    378. Bitter almond seed poisoning
     Bitter almond seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. Bitter almond plants grow mainly in Northern America. Various processes can be used to leach the toxic chemical...more »
    379. Black jetbead poisoning
     The Black jetbead is a deciduous shrub which bears single white flowers and small groups of shiny black fruit. The fruit contains amygdalin which is very toxic and can cause severe poisoning or even death if eaten....more »
    380. Black mustard poisoning
     Black mustard is commonly used as a spice or seasoning as well as a beneficial oil in naturopathy. It contains a chemical called ally isothiocyanate which can cause severe skin and respiratory system irritation in humans. Mustard oil is sold illegally in ...more »
    381. Black widow spider envenomation
     The black widow spider bite is toxic to the nerves and can cause serious symptoms. The black widow spider is most commonly found in North America....more »
    382. Blaichman syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by a malformation where there is an opening between the trachea and esophagus. Webbing of the fifth finger is also present....more »
    383. Bland-Garland-White syndrome
     A rare birth malformation where the left coronary artery comes out of the pulmonary artery instead of the aorta. Usually, infants are usually healthy for a few months after which they start having symptoms of heart problems. Occasionally, patients may be ...more »
    384. Bland-White -Garland syndrome
     A heart disorder where the left coronary artery comes out of the pulmonary artery....more »
    385. Blastomycosis
     A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement....more »
    386. Bleeding Heart poisoning
     Bleeding heart is a vine plant that can cause skin reactions on exposure and systemic symptoms such as convulsions if eaten. The leaves and roots are the most toxic parts of the plant and contain a toxic chemical called isoquinoline. Large amounts of the ...more »
    387. Blepharophimosis -- nasal groove -- growth delay
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eyelid abnormalities, retarded growth and a nasal groove....more »
    388. Blepharophimosis -- nasal groove -- growth retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eyelid abnormalities, retarded growth and a nasal groove....more »
    389. Blood cancer
     Malignancy of one or several of the different types of cells in the blood...more »
    390. Blood conditions
     Conditions that affect the blood...more »
    391. Blue and bloated syndrome
     Heart and breathing problems that occur in obese patients that can cause reduced blood oxygenation especially while sleeping....more »
    392. Boerhaave syndrome
     A rare spontaneous rupture of the esophagus which can occur during violent vomiting or retching....more »
    393. Bog rosemary poisoning
     Bog rosemary is a type of heath found in bogs and cold peat areas of the more northern parts of the world. It is a small shrub with tall thin stems. The flowers are whit or pink. The plant contains a chemical called grayanotoxin which can cause various sy...more »
    394. Bogyphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of demons and goblins....more »
    395. Bone dysplasia, lethal, Holmgren type
     A rare lethal bone malformation syndrome....more »
    396. Bone-Marrow failure syndromes
     A disorder where the bone marrow fails to produce enough new blood cells....more »
    397. Bonefish poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some bonefish contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    398. Bornholm disease
     Contagious viral infection...more »
    399. Borreliosis
     An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu....more »
    400. Boscherini-Galasso-Manca-Bitti syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a range of abnormalities including mental retardation, growth hormone deficiency, congenital heart defect and facial abnormalities....more »
    401. Bosley-Salih-Alorainy syndrome
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving inner and outer ear deformity, eye movement disorder, deafness, cardiovascular malformations and other anomalies. The range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    402. Botulism food poisoning
     Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms....more »
    403. Bouillaud's syndrome
     Heart inflammation caused by rheumatism. The inner lining of the heart (endocardium) as well as the membrane surrounding the heart (pericardium) become inflamed....more »
    404. Box Jellyfish poisoning
     A sting from the Box jellyfish contains a chemical which is toxic to the nerves, heart and skin. This jellyfish is mainly found in the waters of Northern Queensland in Australia. The tentacles should not be removed from the patient as it can cause further...more »
    405. Boxwood poisoning
     The boxwood is an evergreen, woody, flowering shrub often used as a hedge. The leaves contain steroidal alkaloids which can cause skin irritation upon skin contact with the sap or various other symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relative...more »
    406. Brailsford
     A rare inherited skeletal disorder characterized by short hand and foot bones which may also be deformed. Other anomalies are also present....more »
    407. Brain Fag syndrome
     A type of neurotic disorder that was first observed in white collar workers in Africa....more »
    408. Brain compression
     Internal compression of the brain...more »
    409. Breathing difficulty
    410. Bright's Disease
     A condition where the parts of the kidneys that are responsible for filtering become inflamed and results in blood and proteins accidentally leaking into the urine. The condition can occur after certain infections and serious kidney dysfunction can result...more »
    411. Broken neck
     Fracture of the bone or bones in the cervical spine....more »
    412. Bromidrosiphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of having unpleasant body odor....more »
    413. Bronchial adenomata syndrome
     A type of bronchial tumor that causes various respiratory symptoms....more »
    414. Bronchiectasis
     Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages....more »
    415. Bronchiolitis
     Inflammation of the bronchioles....more »
    416. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Ammonia inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Ammonia. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a period...more »
    417. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Chlorine inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Chlorine. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a perio...more »
    418. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Diacetyl inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Diacetyl. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a perio...more »
    419. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen bromide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen bromide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    420. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen chloride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen chloride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    421. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen fluoride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen fluoride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    422. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen sulfide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen sulfide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    423. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Methyl isocyanate inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Methyl isocyanate. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    424. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Nitrogen Oxide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Nitrogen oxides. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    425. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Ozone inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of ozone. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a period o...more »
    426. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Phosgene inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Nitrogen oxides. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    427. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Polyamide-amine dyes inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Polyamide-amine dyes. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ...more »
    428. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Sulphur dioxide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Sulphur dioxide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    429. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Thionyl chloride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Thionyl chloride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    430. Bronchiolitis obliterans
     Disease of the lungs in which the bronchioles are plugged with granulation tissue....more »
    431. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
     Inflammation of lung tissue (bronchioles and surrounding tissue) which may occur on its own or as a result of other conditions such as certain infections....more »
    432. Bronchiolitis obliterans with obstructive pulmonary disease
     A rare condition involving the inflammation and thickening of the internal lung structures (bronchioles) which affects breathing. It can be triggered by certain infections, drug reactions or for no obvious reason. The condition often progresses to cause s...more »
    433. Bronchitis
     Bronchitis is an inflammation of the air passages within the lungs. It occurs when the trachea and the large and small bronchi within the lungs become inflamed...more »
    434. Bronchogenic carcinoma
     When cells of the lung start growing rapidly in an uncontrolled manner, the condition is called lung cancer ....more »
    435. Bronchopulmonary amyloidosis
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the bronchopulmonary form, the amyloid deposits occur mainly in the lungs....more »
    436. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
     A rare form of infant lung disease that usually occurs as a complication of ventilator use in premature babies....more »
    437. Brown-Symmers disease
     A rare form of brain inflammation that occurs in children and can quickly lead to death. Symptoms usually start suddenly....more »
    438. Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome
     A very rare progressive disorder characterized by nerve deafness and cranial (and sometimes spinal) nerve paralysis....more »
    439. Browntail moth caterpillar poisoning
     A hairy, bright-colored caterpillar which can cause skin symptoms on contact with the hair. Inhalation of the hairs can cause respiratory symptoms and eye exposure can also result in symptoms. Patients with pre-existing asthma or atopic allergies may suff...more »
    440. Bruch's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    441. Brugada Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by heart rhythm abnormalities which can result in sudden death if untreated. The condition may be inherited in some cases. The mean age of sudden death is 40 years of age....more »
    442. Brun's syndrome
     Various neurological symptoms caused by an obstruction of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid with certain head postures. The obstruction is often due to some sort of brain tumor or cyst. Symptoms come and go depending on the position of the head....more »
    443. Bunyavirus
     Virus of the family bunyaviridae....more »
    444. Burkholderia pseudomallei
     Gram negative, aerobic, motile rod shaped bacterium....more »
    445. Byssinosis
     Usually an occupational disease where excessive inhalation of dust from cotton, hemp or flax causes lung problems....more »
    446. Bébé Collodion syndrome
     A rare birth abnormality where an infant is born covered in a tight, yellow, shiny membrane. The membrane peels off and may reform several times. As the membrane dries it can leave crack which can result in infection, dehydration or inability to control b...more »
    447. C1esterase deficiency
     C1esterase deficiency is a condition characterized by swelling under the skin or mucosal tissue - the skin, respiratory tract or gastrointestinal tract may be affected. The condition may be inherited or acquired. Symptoms tend to develop over a few days a...more »
    448. CFS subtype 1 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    449. CFS subtype 2 ( musculoskeletal, pain, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    450. CFS subtype 3 (mild)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    451. CFS subtype 4 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    452. CFS subtype 5 (musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    453. CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    454. CFS subtype 7 (pain, infectious, musculoskeletal, sleep, neurological, gastrointestinal, neurocognitive, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    455. COPD
     Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema....more »
    456. COPD-like dyspnea
     Dyspnea is a classical symptom in case of COPD and is associated with cough....more »
    457. Caffeine Allergy
     A caffeine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to caffeine or caffeine-containing products. The type and severity of symptoms can vary amongst patients....more »
    458. Cainophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of novelty....more »
    459. Calcific aortic disease with immunologic abnormalities, familial
     A rare familial condition characterized by the abnormal calcification of the aorta and aortic valve. The calcification can narrow the aortic valve opening and hence affect blood flow. The condition also includes immunological abnormalities...more »
    460. Callistin shellfish poisoning
     The Callistin shellfish (Japanese Callista) is found primarily in Japan. Eating the whole shellfish can cause poisoning symptoms in humans. It is believed that the ovaries contain high levels of choline during spawning season which makes them toxic to hum...more »
    461. Campomelic Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by dwarfism due to bowed shin and thigh bones as well as various craniofacial and other skeletal anomalies....more »
    462. Campomelic dwarfism
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by bowed tibia, underdeveloped shoulder blades and a flat face....more »
    463. Campomelic dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by bowed tibia, underdeveloped shoulder blades and a flat face....more »
    464. Camptodactyly -- fibrous tissue hyperplasia -- skeletal dysplasia
     A rare syndrome characterized by a hand deformity and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    465. Camptodactyly, fibrous tissue hyperplasia, and skeletal dysplasia
     A rare syndrome characterized by a hand deformity and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    466. Campylobacter jejuni infection
     Campylobacter jejuni infection is a common food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. Death can occur in severe cases but tends to occur in patients with other existing illnesses such as HIV, cancer or liver disease. Th...more »
    467. Canary allergy
     A canary allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to canaries. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the canary. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine i...more »
    468. Cancerophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    469. Cancerphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    470. Carbamate insecticide poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of carbamate insecticide drugs....more »
    471. Carbamoyl-phosphate synthase 1 deficiency
     A very rare inherited urea cycle disorder where the lack of the enzyme carbamoyl phosphate synthetase prevents ammonia from being turned into urea and being excreted in the urine. Excess ammonia builds up in the body which can cause serious complications ...more »
    472. Carbon disulfide-induced cardiovascular disease
     Chronic exposure to certain chemicals can cause cardiovascular disease. For example, exposure to Carbon disulfide can lead to heart disease and carries a risk of premature death as a result. Chronic exposure to these sort of chemicals is most likely to oc...more »
    473. Carcinoid
     A carcinoid tumor is a type of neuroendocrine tumor which tends to occur in the lungs or gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the tumor....more »
    474. Carcinoid of Gastrointestinal Tract
     Carcinoid tumor in the digestive tract....more »
    475. Carcinoid syndrome
     Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality....more »
    476. Carcinoma of the vocal tract
     Cancer of the vocal cords in the larynx....more »
    477. Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck
     A type of cancer that occurs in the mucosal lining of parts of the head and neck e.g. esophagus, sinuses, nasal cavity, pharynx, mouth and lips. Symptoms will vary depending on the exact location of the cancer....more »
    478. Carcinomatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    479. Carcinomophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    480. Carcinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    481. Cardiac arrest
     Stoppage of the heart, usually caused by heart attack...more »
    482. Cardiac compression syndrome
     Symptoms caused by compression of the heart which can be caused by abnormal curvature of the spine or rib cage deformities which restrict the chest space....more »
    483. Cardiac diverticulum
     A rare congenital heart malformation involving the outpouching (diverticulum) of a ventricle which can affect heart function to varying degrees depending on the size and location of the defect....more »
    484. Cardiac hydatid cysts with intracavitary expansion
     A parasitic infection that occurs in the heart. Hydatid cyst is the larval stage of a parasite called echinococcus granulosus. Symptoms will depend on the exact location of the cyst. Usually the liver and lungs are involved....more »
    485. Cardiac malformation
     Any malformation or structural defect of the heart or it's structures. Some examples include atrioventricular septal defect, conotruncal malformations, transposition of great vessels and heart valve dysplasia. The symptoms vary in nature and severity depe...more »
    486. Cardiac tamponade
     Symptoms caused by compression of the heart due to the accumulation of blood or fluid in the space between the heart muscle and the membrane covering the heart....more »
    487. Cardiac valvular dysplasia, X-linked
     An inherited (X-linked) form of heart disease involving mitral or aortic valve regurgitation. Females are carriers and hence asymptomatic whereas males displayed symptoms....more »
    488. Cardioencephalomyopathy fatal infantile due to cytochrome c oxidase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where the body doesn't have enough of an enzyme called cytochrome C oxidase (COX) which is needed in the process of energy production by body cells. The fatal infant type generally affects the hear, brain and kidne...more »
    489. Cardiomegaly
     An enlarged heart from any cause....more »
    490. Cardiomyopathy -- hearing loss, type t RNA lysine gene mutation
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by heart muscle disease and deafness. The deafness is inherited from the mother and is caused by a genetic defect. Patients may be asymptomatic for a number of years. The rate of progression of the disorder is varia...more »
    491. Cardiomyopathy -- hearing loss, type tRNA-LYS gene mutation
     A rare inherited condition characterized by the association of cardiomyopathy and deafness....more »
    492. Cardiomyopathy -- hypogonadism -- metabolic anomalies
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart muscle disease, hypogonadism, blindness, deafness and metabolic anomalies. Puberty was normal despite the hypogonadism....more »
    493. Cardiomyopathy -- spherocytosis
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of spherocytosis with heart muscle disease. Spherocytosis is a red blood cell disorder where the red blood cells have abnormal membranes which gives them a spherical shape and makes them weak resulting in t...more »
    494. Cardiomyopathy dilated 10
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the heart's ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the heart's conduction system. Type 10 is caused by a defect in the A...more »
    495. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1B
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1B is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    496. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1C
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1C is caused by a defect in the LDB...more »
    497. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1D
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1D is caused by a defect in the car...more »
    498. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1G
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1G is caused by a defect in the tit...more »
    499. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1H
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1H is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    500. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1I
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1I is caused by a defect in the des...more »
    501. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1J
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Hearing impairment also becomes apparent...more »
    502. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1K
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1K is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    503. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1L
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1L is caused by a defect in the del...more »
    504. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1M
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1M is caused by a defect in the CSR...more »
    505. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1N
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1N is caused by a defect in the tel...more »
    506. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1P
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1P is caused by a defect in the pho...more »
    507. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1Q
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1Q is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    508. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1R
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1R is caused by a defect in the ACT...more »
    509. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1S
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1S is caused by a defect in the hea...more »
    510. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1T
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1T is caused by a defect in the TMP...more »
    511. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1U
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1U is caused by a defect in the PSE...more »
    512. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1W
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1W is caused by a defect in the met...more »
    513. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1Y
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the heart's conduction system. Type 1Y is caused by a genetic defect o...more »
    514. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1Z
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the heart's conduction system. Type 1Z is caused by a genetic defect o...more »
    515. Cardiomyopathy dilated 2A
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 2A is caused by a defect in the TNN...more »
    516. Cardiomyopathy dilated 3B
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 3B is caused by a defect in the dys...more »
    517. Cardiomyopathy dilated with conduction defect
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system....more »
    518. Cardiomyopathy dilated with conduction defect type 1
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1 is caused by a defect in the lami...more »
    519. Cardiomyopathy dilated with conduction defect type 2
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the card...more »
    520. Cardiomyopathy due to anthracyclines
     Damage to the heart muscle caused by anthracycline drugs which are used in chemotherapy. The damage occurs more frequently with higher cumulative doses. Often the patients have no symptoms of the heart damage for many year....more »
    521. Cardiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of heart disease....more »
    522. Cardiospasm
     Failure of the lower oesophageal sphincter to relax, resulting in food build up in the upper oesophagus....more »
    523. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 2 deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase) which prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a sl...more »
    524. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase II deficiency, lethal neonatal form
     A very rare metabolic disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (CPT II) prevents muscle fats being converted to energy. The lethal neonatal form affects various organs as well as the muscles and death usually occurs during the first year of life....more »
    525. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase) which prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a sl...more »
    526. Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where long-chain fatty acids can't be metabolized properly because the compound needed to transport it is faulty. Ultimately this prevents certain fats (long-chain acylcarnitine) being converted to energy and resul...more »
    527. Carolina Cherry Laurel poisoning
     The Carolina cherry laurel is an evergreen tree which bears small white flowers and small green fruit which turns black when ripe. Most parts of the plant contain cyanogenic glycoside and amygdalin which can cause symptoms if ingested. The plant is consid...more »
    528. Carukia barnesi sting
     The Irukandji jellyfish is a very small type of box jellyfish found mainly in the northern tropical waters of Australia. Their sting is not particularly painful by the ensuing symptoms can be severe and life-threatening....more »
    529. Cat allergy
     A cat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of cats. Cats frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to cats...more »
    530. Cat's cry
    531. Catamenial pneumothorax
     A collapsed lung that occurs at the same time as menstruation. The condition is believed to be caused by the presence of endometrial tissue in the chest cavity. The endometrial tissue produces blood (just as in the uterus) and can result in the lung colla...more »
    532. Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome
     A very rare disorder where the blood clotting system becomes dysfunctional and clots too easily due to the abnormal presence of antphospholipid antibodies. It results in blood flow blockages to various body organs. It is possible that the condition has au...more »
    533. Caterpillar complication poisoning
     The spines on certain caterpillars can cause a skin reaction as well as systemic symptoms if ingested. The nature of the symptoms vary depending on the species of caterpillar involved. Some only produce skin reactions whereas others can produce systemic s...more »
    534. Cathinone poisoning
     Cathinone comes from the leaves of the Khat plant which is native to eastern Africa. Cathinone is a stimulant as well as have pain killing, weight loss and neuromuscular effects. The psychoactive effects are usually utilized by chewing on the leaves of th...more »
    535. Cathisophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sitting down....more »
    536. Catoptrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mirrors....more »
    537. Caudal appendage -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, finger bone abnormalities and a spinal extension giving a tail-like appearance (caudal appendage)....more »
    538. Caustic or corrosive substance ingestion
     Ingestion of a caustic (alkaline) or corrosive (acidic) substance. Many cases occur when children ingest cleaning products found in the home....more »
    539. Celiac artery stenosis from compression by median arcuate ligament of diaphragm
     A rare birth defect where a ligament (median arcuate) is located too low and compresses an artery (celiac artery). When the artery is compressed, blood flow is affected and abdominal pain and other symptoms may occur. The disorder is most common in thin f...more »
    540. Celtophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of Celts....more »
    541. Cenophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of a void or open spaces....more »
    542. Centriacinar Emphysema
     The abnormal permanent enlargement of air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles, accompanied by the destruction of the walls and without obvious fibrosis. It begins in the respiratory bronchioles and spreads peripherally...more »
    543. Centronuclear myopathy, congenital
     A severe inherited form of muscle wasting disease which often results in infant death....more »
    544. Cephalosporin-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cephalosporin-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a use of a medication called Cephalosporin triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    545. Ceraunophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of thunder and lightning....more »
    546. Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosus
     A rare syndrome where a genetic mutation results in a metabolic disorders caused by a deficiency of sterol 27-hydroxylase deficiency. The condition causes progressive neurological dysfunction, cataracts and premature atherosclerosis. Deposits of cholester...more »
    547. Cervical Teratoma
     A cervical teratoma is a very rare form of germ cell tumor that occurs in the neck. These tumors usually develop in the fetus and tend to be large and benign even though they grow continually. In rare cases they can occur in adults in which case they tend...more »
    548. Chaetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of hair....more »
    549. Chagas disease
     A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system....more »
    550. Char syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by an unusual facial appearance, abnormal little fingers and a heart abnormality....more »
    551. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A
     CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 1A is inherited as an autosomal dominant patter...more »
    552. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 2C
     CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 2C has an autosomal dominant inheritance and in...more »
    553. Cheese Washer's lung
     Inhalation of cheese particles contaminated with bacteria in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reactin...more »
    554. Cheese Washer's lung -- Penicillium spp.
     Inhalation of cheese particles contaminated with bacteria (Penicillium spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's im...more »
    555. Cheimatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cold....more »
    556. Chemical adverse reaction -- Cesium
     Cesium is a chemical used mainly in the photosterilization of foods such as wheat and potatoes and in the manufacture of photoelectric cells. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    557. Chemical burn -- airways
     Burns to the airways caused by a chemical - usually through inhalation but can also occur through aspiration if the chemical is swallowed. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the e...more »
    558. Chemical burn -- ingestion
     Burns to the mouth and gastrointestinal system caused by swallowing a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measure...more »
    559. Chemical burn -- inhalation
     Burns to the airways caused by a chemical through inhalation. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measures. Immediate medic...more »
    560. Chemical meningitis
     Symptomatic aseptic, chemical meningitis is a rare complication of myelography. A number of these cases have a history of one or more episodes of chemical meningitis preceding their arachnoiditis....more »
    561. Chemical pneumonia
     Lung inflammation from inhaled chemicals...more »
    562. Chemical poisoning
     Morbid condition caused by chemical....more »
    563. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dichloroethene
     1,1-Dichloroethene is a chemical used in packaging, food wraps, carpet backing, adhesives and steel pipe coating. The main effects of an overdose of this chemical central nervous depression and central nervous system depression. However, some people can s...more »
    564. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine
     1,1-Dimethylhydrazine is a chemical used mainly in jet fuel and rocket fuel, plant growth agent, photography and various other industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    565. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
     1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane is a chemical used in soil fumigants and as a nematocide for various field crops. Commercial examples include Fumagon, Nemagon, Fumazone, Nemapax, Nemafume. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause relatively mild symptoms...more »
    566. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The ty...more »
    567. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dichloropropene
     1,3-Dichloropropene is a chemical used in solvents and soil fumigants for nematode control. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    568. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
     1,3-Dinitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in explosives. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin and cause systemic symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    569. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Amino-2-propanol
     1-Amino-2-propanol is a chemical used mainly in the synthesis of various pharmaceuticals such as methadone and opioid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    570. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol
     2,4,6-Trichlorophenol is a chemical used mainly as an antiseptic, pesticide, wood preservative, glue preservative and as an antimildew agent in the textile manufacturing industry. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    571. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene
     2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly as an explosive agent and in the production of dyes and photographic chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    572. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4-Dichlorophenol
     2,4-Dichlorophenol is a chemical used in the production of antiseptics, bactericides, disinfectants and fungicides. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    573. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Amino-2-methylpropanol
     2-Amino-2-methylpropanol is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    574. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Aminopyridine
     2-Aminopyridine is a chemical used mainly in the production of various medicines (especially antihistamines and anti-inflammatories). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    575. Chemical poisoning -- 4-Aminopyridine
     4-Aminopyridine is a pesticide used mainly to control bird pests. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    576. Chemical poisoning -- Abietic Acid
     Abietic Acid is a chemical derived from coniferous trees and used commercially in products such as varnish, soap, and lacquer. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    577. Chemical poisoning -- Acenaphthene
     Acenaphthene is a chemical used mainly in the production of pharmaceuticals, pesticides and dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    578. Chemical poisoning -- Acetaldehyde
     Acetaldehyde is a chemical used in the production of various products - mirrors, disinfectants, plastics, explosives, varnish and food flavoring. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    579. Chemical poisoning -- Acetic Anhydride
     Acetic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in various industrial processes as well as the production of pharmaceutical products such as aspirin and acetyl salicylic acid. It is also used in the production of heroin. Ingestion and other exposures to the ch...more »
    580. Chemical poisoning -- Acetonitrile
     Acetonitrile is a chemical used as a solvent mainly in nail removing agents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    581. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylene
     Acetylene is a chemical used mainly as a mixing gas for welding. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    582. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylsalicylic Acid
     Acetylsalicylic Acid is also known as aspirin and is primarily used to relieve pain, fever and inflammation. Excessive exposure to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    583. Chemical poisoning -- Acrinathrin
     Acrinathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    584. Chemical poisoning -- Acrolein
     Acrolein is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of herbicides, pharmaceuticals and textiles as well as anti-contamination agents in the paper industry. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    585. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylic acid
     Acrylic acid is a chemical used mainly in the production of resins and acrylic acids which are usually used in adhesives and coatings. It is also used in water treatment and in the production of plastics and detergents. Ingestion and other exposures to th...more »
    586. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylonitrile
     Acrylonitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of acrylic and modacrylic fibers but also in the production of certain plastics, nylon dyes, drugs and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    587. Chemical poisoning -- Adipic Acid
     Adipic Acid is a chemical used in a variety of applications from flavoring and setting aid in foods to production of nylons, paints, plasticizers and lubricants . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and sever...more »
    588. Chemical poisoning -- Adiponitrile
     Adiponitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of hexamethylene diamine which in turn is used mainly to produce nylon. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    589. Chemical poisoning -- Agrocide
     Agrocide is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice as well as other agricultural insect pests. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to...more »
    590. Chemical poisoning -- Agronexit
     Agronexit is a chemical insecticide used mainly as an agricultural insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sympto...more »
    591. Chemical poisoning -- Alanycarb
     Alanycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    592. Chemical poisoning -- Aldicarb
     Aldicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    593. Chemical poisoning -- Aldoxycarb
     Aldoxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    594. Chemical poisoning -- Alicyclic hydrocarbons
     Alicyclic hydrocarbons is a chemical used in a variety of applications such as a chemical intermediate in the production of oils, waxes, fats and resins as well as in the production of fungicides, nylon, paint removers, rubber, varnish and other chemical ...more »
    595. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl Glycidyl Ether
     Allyl Glycidyl Ether is a chemical used mainly in the production of epoxies, thermoplastics, polyester resins, adhesives and elastomers. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptom...more »
    596. Chemical poisoning -- Allylamines
     Allylamines is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products such as antiseptics, diuretics and sedatives . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity...more »
    597. Chemical poisoning -- Allyxycarb
     Allyxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    598. Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum
     Aluminum is a chemical used mainly for metallurgical purposes and can be found in packaging, electrical parts, vehicles, cooking utensils, construction materials and building components. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    599. Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum Phosphide
     Aluminum Phosphide is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticide and fumigant for grains. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    600. Chemical poisoning -- Amidithion
     Amidithion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    601. Chemical poisoning -- Aminocarb
     Aminocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    602. Chemical poisoning -- Amiton
     Amiton is a chemical once used as an insecticide and acaricide - it is no longer in use due to its nerve toxicity. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    603. Chemical poisoning -- Amitraz
     Amitraz is a chemical used mainly as a topical parasitic preventative in livestock and fruit trees. It is also used as an insect repellant and a prevention of mite infestation. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of sy...more »
    604. Chemical poisoning -- Amitrole
     Amitrole is a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    605. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonia
     Ammonia is a chemical used mainly in household cleaning products and bleach. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    606. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Bifluoride
     Ammonium Bifluoride is a chemical used wheel cleaners, herbicides and in the manufacture of magnesium. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    607. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Chloride
     Ammonium Chloride is a chemical used as a medical agent for conditions such as metabolic acidosis, in deodorizer cleaners and also used in industry in fertilizers, electroplating, galvanizing, soldering and in deodorizer cleaners. The type and severity of...more »
    608. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Sulfamate
     Ammonium Sulfamate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides, fertilizers and. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    609. Chemical poisoning -- Aniline
     Aniline is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of perfumes, varnishes, resins, dyes, paint removers, herbicides, fungicides, explosives, solvents and photographic chemicals. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    610. Chemical poisoning -- Antifreeze
     Antifreeze is used in vehicles to prevent freezing or boiling over of the cooling system. The chemicals (methanol, ethylene and propylene glycol) in the antifreeze can cause severe poisoning symptoms if ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    611. Chemical poisoning -- Antu
     Antu is used as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    612. Chemical poisoning -- Aparasin
     Aparasin Aparasin. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    613. Chemical poisoning -- Aphtiria
     Aphtiria is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    614. Chemical poisoning -- Asbestos
     Asbestos is a chemical used in a wide range of materials: heat and sound insulation, wall and ceiling panels, pipe insulation, floor tiles, toasters, cements, brake pads, roofing materials and furnaces. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ca...more »
    615. Chemical poisoning -- Asphalt
     Asphalt is the substance used in road surfacing and is also used in electrical adhesive and paints. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    616. Chemical poisoning -- Athyl-Gusathion
     Athyl-Gusathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    617. Chemical poisoning -- Automatic dishwashing detergent
     Automatic dishwashing detergents contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the dishwashing detergent cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Dea...more »
    618. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfos-methyl
     Azinfos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    619. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfosethyl
     Azinfosethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    620. Chemical poisoning -- Azinophos-methyl
     Azinophos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    621. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos
     Azinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    622. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-ethyl
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    623. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-methyl
     Azinphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    624. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphosmetile
     Azinphosmetile is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    625. Chemical poisoning -- Azothoate
     Azothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    626. Chemical poisoning -- Barium
     Barium is an element used in fireworks, glassmaking, contrast X-rays and in the electronics industry . The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    627. Chemical poisoning -- Barium Nitrate
     Barium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in fireworks, sparklers and ceramic glazes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    628. Chemical poisoning -- Barthrin
     Barthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    629. Chemical poisoning -- Ben-Hex
     Ben-Hex is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    630. Chemical poisoning -- Bendiocarb
     Bendiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemic...more »
    631. Chemical poisoning -- Benfuracarb
     Benfuracarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    632. Chemical poisoning -- Benhexol
     Benhexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    633. Chemical poisoning -- Benoxafos
     Benoxafos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    634. Chemical poisoning -- Bentazon
     Bentazon is a chemical used mainly in herbicides for various crop plants. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    635. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene hexachloride
     Benzene hexachloride is a chemical insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sym...more »
    636. Chemical poisoning -- Beryllium
     Beryllium is an element used mainly in vehicle electronics, optics, ore processing, microwave oven parts, fuel containers and disc brakes for aeroplanes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    637. Chemical poisoning -- Beta-cyfluthrin
     Beta-cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    638. Chemical poisoning -- Bexol
     Bexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The ...more »
    639. Chemical poisoning -- Bifenthrin
     Bifenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount...more »
    640. Chemical poisoning -- Bioallethrin
     Bioallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    641. Chemical poisoning -- Bioehtanomethrin
     Bioehtanomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    642. Chemical poisoning -- Biopermethrin
     Biopermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    643. Chemical poisoning -- Bioresmethrin
     Bioresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    644. Chemical poisoning -- Borates
     Borate is a chemical used in a wide variety of products - herbicides, paints, insecticides, rodenticides and various personal products such as skin creams, toothpastes and powders. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. ...more »
    645. Chemical poisoning -- Boric Acid
     Boric Acid is a chemical used mainly in foods (preservative, emulsifier, neutralizer), antiseptics, pesticides and contact lens cleaners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Application of boric acid directly to damag...more »
    646. Chemical poisoning -- Brodifacoum
     Brodifacoum is a chemical used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved...more »
    647. Chemical poisoning -- Bromadiolone
     Bromadiolone is a chemical used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involve...more »
    648. Chemical poisoning -- Bromates
     Bromate is a chemical used mainly in perming solution neutralizers and in small amounts as a bread preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    649. Chemical poisoning -- Bromethalin
     Bromethalin is a chemical used mainly in rodenticides. The chemical is toxic to the human nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    650. Chemical poisoning -- Bromide
     Bromide is a chemical used for many applications - flame retardant, industrial uses, pesticides, sanitary products, fumigants, medicines, dyes, photographic solutions and water purification. Bromides act as central nervous system depressants and the inges...more »
    651. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos
     Bromophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    652. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos-ethyl
     Bromophos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    653. Chemical poisoning -- Bufencarb
     Bufencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    654. Chemical poisoning -- Butacarb
     Butacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    655. Chemical poisoning -- Butocarboxim
     Butocarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    656. Chemical poisoning -- Butoxcarboxim
     Butoxcarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    657. Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries
     Button batteries are small round, button-shaped batteries used in various products such as watches and calculators. Generally, swallowing the batteries will cause no problems unless it becomes stuck in the gastrointestinal tract. The batteries may also be...more »
    658. Chemical poisoning -- Butyl Alcohol
     Butyl alcohol is a chemical used mainly in solvents and in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invol...more »
    659. Chemical poisoning -- Butylamines
     Butylamines are chemicals used in a variety of manufacturing processes such as in the production of pesticides, pharmaceuticals, plastics, dyes, textiles and in leather tanning and photography. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause vario...more »
    660. Chemical poisoning -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is a chemical used mainly in batteries, solder, amalgams, cigarettes, PVC pigments and phosphate fertilizer production. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    661. Chemical poisoning -- Cadusafos
     Cadusafos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    662. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Oxide
     Calcium oxide is a chemical used mainly in sewage treatment, dry cement and in the manufacture of products such as aluminum, glass and steel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    663. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Polysulfide
     Calcium polysulfide is a chemical used mainly in antifungal treatments for trees. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    664. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium hypochlorite
     Calcium hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in bleaching products, fungicides, algicides, disinfectants and deodorants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    665. Chemical poisoning -- Camphor
     Camphor is a chemical used mainly in moth repellents, pharmaceuticals (preservative) cosmetics, explosives, varnishes and various therapeutic applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    666. Chemical poisoning -- Captafol
     Captafol is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    667. Chemical poisoning -- Captan
     Captan is a chemical used as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemical is consi...more »
    668. Chemical poisoning -- Carbanolate
     Carbanolate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    669. Chemical poisoning -- Carbaryl
     Carbaryl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    670. Chemical poisoning -- Carbofuran
     Carbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    671. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Disulfide
     Carbon Disulfide is a chemical used mainly in corrosion inhibitors, cold and nickel plating, photography applications and as a solvent in gums and resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of s...more »
    672. Chemical poisoning -- Carbophenothion
     Carbophenothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    673. Chemical poisoning -- Carbosulfan
     Carbosulfan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    674. Chemical poisoning -- Caulking products
     Caulking products (e.g. silicon, acrylic, neoprene) are used to seal gaps and the chemicals in them can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    675. Chemical poisoning -- Chloralose
     Chloralose is a chemical used mainly in poisons for rodents and crows . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    676. Chemical poisoning -- Chlordane
     Chlordane is a poison use to control termites - is banned in the US and many other countries due to its harmful effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type ...more »
    677. Chemical poisoning -- Chlordecone
     Chlordecone is an insecticide used to control pests in crops such as bananas and tobacco. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms va...more »
    678. Chemical poisoning -- Chloresene
     Chloresene is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    679. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorfenvinphos
     Chlorfenvinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    680. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine
     Chlorine is a chemical used mainly in bleaches, water disinfectants and in pulp mills. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Chlorine is very corrosive and extensive damage to body tissues can result. The type and sever...more »
    681. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine Dioxide
     Chlorine dioxide is a chemical used mainly in water treatment and disinfectant for various processing operations. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    682. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroacetophenone
     Chloroacetophenone is a chemical used mainly in tear gas for riot control purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    683. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroform
     Chloroform is a chemical used mainly as a refrigerant but also as a solvent in various processing and industrial applications. It's use as an anesthetic is relatively uncommon these days. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    684. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropicrin
     Chloropicrin is a chemical used mainly in fumigants for grain storage. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    685. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropyrifos
     Chloropyrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dep...more »
    686. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos
     Chlorpyrifos is a chemical used mainly in as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount ...more »
    687. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos methyl
     Chlorpyrifos methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    688. Chemical poisoning -- Cismethrin
     Cismethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    689. Chemical poisoning -- Cloethocarb
     Cloethocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    690. Chemical poisoning -- Cloth Dyes
     Cloth dyes contain chemicals which are considered not toxic but the ingestion of large amounts cay cause symptoms. Some dyes contain corrosive ingredients which can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. Most household cloth ...more »
    691. Chemical poisoning -- Coumaphos
     Coumaphos is used as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    692. Chemical poisoning -- Creosote
     Creosote is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant, laxative and cough treatment. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    693. Chemical poisoning -- Cresols
     Cresols are a group of chemicals that occur naturally in mammals and various plants. It is also manufactured and used in the production of disinfectants, deodorizers and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    694. Chemical poisoning -- Cresylic acid
     Cresylic acids are a group of chemicals that are used as solvents and in the manufacture of various products such as deodorants, disinfectants, pesticides, glues, paints, herbicides, pharmaceuticals as well as others. Ingestion and other exposures to the ...more »
    695. Chemical poisoning -- Cuticle remover
     Cuticle removers contain chemicals such as sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide which can cause serious symptoms if swallowed or inhaled in excessive quantities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and...more »
    696. Chemical poisoning -- Cyanthoate
     Cyanthoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    697. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclethrin
     Cyclethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    698. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexanone
     Cyclohexanone is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent, in processes involving oxidative reactions and in the manufacture of certain resins, nylons, insecticides, herbicides, paints, varnish, polishes, degreasers and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion a...more »
    699. Chemical poisoning -- Cyfluthrin
     Cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    700. Chemical poisoning -- Cyhalothrin
     Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    701. Chemical poisoning -- Cyllprothrin
     Cyllprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    702. Chemical poisoning -- Cyphenothrin
     Cyphenothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    703. Chemical poisoning -- Decarbofuran
     Decarbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    704. Chemical poisoning -- Deltamethrin
     Deltamethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    705. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton
     Demeton-S is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    706. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O
     Demeton-O is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    707. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O-methyl
     Demeton-O-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    708. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methyl
     Demeton-S-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    709. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methylsulphon
     Demeton-S-methylsulphon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    710. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-methyl
     Demeton-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    711. Chemical poisoning -- Dialifos
     Dialifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    712. Chemical poisoning -- Diazinon
     Diazinon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    713. Chemical poisoning -- Diborane
     Diborane is a chemical used mainly as a rocket propellant and in the manufacture of rubbers and electronics manufacture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    714. Chemical poisoning -- Dibromochloromethane
     Dibromochloromethane is a chemical byproduct of water chlorination processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of...more »
    715. Chemical poisoning -- Dichlorvos
     Dichlorvos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    716. Chemical poisoning -- Dicresyl
     Dicresyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    717. Chemical poisoning -- Dicrotophos
     Dicrotophos is a toxic insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    718. Chemical poisoning -- Dieldrin
     Dieldrin is a chemical used mainly to prevent termite infestations. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. This chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    719. Chemical poisoning -- Diesel oil
     Diesel oil is a commonly used fuel. Ingestion is unlikely due to the foul taste and smell. Accidental or purposeful ingestion can result in internal burns and various other symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    720. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol
     Diethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in coolants, manufacture of plastic products and resins as well as other uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    721. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether
     Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether is a chemical used in a variety of applications: cleaning agents, solvent, manufacture of dyes, rubber, soap and printing products . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    722. Chemical poisoning -- Dimefluthrin
     Dimefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    723. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetan
     Dimetan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    724. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethoate
     Dimethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    725. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethrin
     Dimethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    726. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethylamine
     Dimethylamine is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as detergent, pharmaceuticals and in leather tanning. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending ...more »
    727. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetilan
     Dimetilan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    728. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrocresol
     Dinitrocresol is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide and fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    729. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrophenol
     Dinitrophenol is a chemical that has various applications: herbicide, pesticide, fungicide, acaricide, manufacture of dyes and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    730. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxacarb
     Dioxacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    731. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxathion
     Dioxathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    732. Chemical poisoning -- Diquat Dibromide
     Diquat Dibromide is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    733. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfiram
     Disulfiram is a drug used mainly to manage alcoholism. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    734. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfoton
     Disulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    735. Chemical poisoning -- Drain Cleaners
     Drain cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drain cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in severe c...more »
    736. Chemical poisoning -- Drainpipe Cleaners
     Drainpipe Cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drainpipe cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in ...more »
    737. Chemical poisoning -- Dye remover
     Dye removers can contain chemicals which are corrosive and can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. The damage may continue for a few weeks after ingestion so death can occur weeks after the incident. The type and severity ...more »
    738. Chemical poisoning -- EMPC
     EMPC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. Th...more »
    739. Chemical poisoning -- Empenthrin
     Empenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    740. Chemical poisoning -- Emulsion paints
     Emulsion paints (latex or water-based) contain various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    741. Chemical poisoning -- Endosulfan
     Endosulfan is a chemical used mainly as a crop pesticide and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    742. Chemical poisoning -- Endothall
     Endothall is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide and rodenticide but it is rarely used today. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved...more »
    743. Chemical poisoning -- Endothion
     Endothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    744. Chemical poisoning -- Epichlorohydrin
     Epichlorohydrin is a chemical used for a variety of applications - epoxy production, insecticides, solvent and agricultural chemical. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the sk...more »
    745. Chemical poisoning -- Esfenvalerate
     Esfenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    746. Chemical poisoning -- Ether
     Ether is a chemical used mainly as an anesthetic and industrial solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ...more »
    747. Chemical poisoning -- Ethiofencarb
     Ethiofencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    748. Chemical poisoning -- Ethion
     Ethion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    749. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoate-methyl
     Ethoate-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    750. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoprophos
     Ethoprophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    751. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl Mercaptan
     Ethyl Mercaptan is a chemical used mainly in the production of fungicides, insecticides and plastics as well as an odorizing agent for natural gas. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms...more »
    752. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl-guthion
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    753. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylamine
     Ethylamine is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of dyes, rayon, rocket propellant, as a fuel additive and in leather-tanning and cellulose treatment. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity o...more »
    754. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylbenzene
     Ethylbenzene is a chemical used mainly in paint thinners, fuels, asphalt, degreasers, manufacture of various as products and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    755. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Dichloride
     Ethylene Dichloride is a chemical used mainly in fat solvents and as a fumigant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    756. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol
     Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    757. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate
     Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of commercial dynamite and blasting gelatin. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    758. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Oxide
     Ethylene oxide is a chemical used mainly in detergents, plasticizers, fumigants, inks, cosmetics and brake fluid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    759. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyleneamine
     Ethyleneamine is a chemical which is widely used in the manufacture of products such as adhesive, paper, textiles, fuels, lubricants, varnishes, lacquers, coating resins, cosmetics, photographic chemicals and agricultural chemicals. Ingestion and other ex...more »
    760. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylenediamine
     Ethylenediamine is a chemical used mainly as a solvent in the manufacturing process for the production of things such as fungicides, waxes, gasoline additives and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    761. Chemical poisoning -- Etrimfos
     Etrimfos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    762. Chemical poisoning -- Face Powder
     Face powder contains various chemicals that can cause symptoms if ingested although this is rare. Eye and inhalation exposure can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    763. Chemical poisoning -- Fenchlorphos
     Fenchlorphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    764. Chemical poisoning -- Fenethacarb
     Fenethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    765. Chemical poisoning -- Fenfluthrin
     Fenfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    766. Chemical poisoning -- Fenitrothion
     Fenitrothion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    767. Chemical poisoning -- Fenobucarb
     Fenobucarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    768. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpirithrin
     Fenpirithrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    769. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpropathrin
     Fenpropathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acarcide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    770. Chemical poisoning -- Fensulfothion
     Fensulfothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    771. Chemical poisoning -- Fenthion
     Fenthion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and avicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    772. Chemical poisoning -- Fenvalerate
     Fenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    773. Chemical poisoning -- Flucythrinate
     Flucythrinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    774. Chemical poisoning -- Flufenprox
     Flufenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    775. Chemical poisoning -- Fluoridated toothpaste
     Fluoridated toothpaste contains fluoride and various other chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. As little as half a tube of children's paste can cause death in a 2 year old child and a whole tube can cause dea...more »
    776. Chemical poisoning -- Fluvalinate
     Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    777. Chemical poisoning -- Fonophos
     Fonophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    778. Chemical poisoning -- Formaldehyde
     Formaldehyde is a chemical used mainly in blues, lacquers, fireproofing, electrical insulation, leather tanning products and embalming. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depe...more »
    779. Chemical poisoning -- Formothion
     Formothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    780. Chemical poisoning -- Furathiocarb
     Furathiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    781. Chemical poisoning -- Furethrin
     Furethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    782. Chemical poisoning -- Furfural
     Furfural is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in the manufacture of fuels, foods and ant poisons. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    783. Chemical poisoning -- Furniture polish
     Furniture polish contains chemicals (hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The ingested chemicals can continue to cause damage to the organs and gastrointestinal lining for weeks after the ingestion and severe cases can result in dea...more »
    784. Chemical poisoning -- Glaze
     Glazes are used to put a shiny finish on various surfaces such as pottery. Glazes contain chemicals such as lead and zinc oxide which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining ...more »
    785. Chemical poisoning -- Glutaraldehyde
     Glutaraldehyde is a chemical used mainly in sterilizing agents, herbicides, pesticides and disinfectants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    786. Chemical poisoning -- Glycol Ether
     Glycol Ether is a chemical used mainly in nail polish removers, products to treat leather, anti-icing agents and as an industrial solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    787. Chemical poisoning -- Glyphosate
     Glyphosate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    788. Chemical poisoning -- Graphite
     Graphite is a mineral used mainly in steel manufacturing, brake lining, pencils and lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved...more »
    789. Chemical poisoning -- Guthion (ethyl)
     Guthion (ethyl) is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    790. Chemical poisoning -- HCH-gamma
     HCH-gamma is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    791. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Bleach
     Hair bleach contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair bleach can continue to cause gastrointestinal damage for weeks after ingestion. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    792. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Dye
     Hair dyes contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair dye can continue to cause damage for weeks after ingestion. Some dyes contain lead or mercury which can cause neurological problems even if low level expos...more »
    793. Chemical poisoning -- Halfenprox
     Halfenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    794. Chemical poisoning -- Heptenophos
     Heptenophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    795. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma)
     Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma) is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    796. Chemical poisoning -- Hexamethylene Diisocyanate
     Hexamethylene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the production of various products: lacquer, paint, varnish, synthetic rubber, wire insulation, plastic, foams and glue. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The ...more »
    797. Chemical poisoning -- Hexane
     Hexane is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as glue, paint, shoes and furniture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    798. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrazine
     Hydrazine is a chemical used mainly in rocket fuel, photography, laboratory chemical, corrosion inhibitor, mirror silvering and in the production of pharmaceuticals and pesticides. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    799. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Chloride
     Hydrogen Chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of rubber and vinyl chloride . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved a...more »
    800. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Sulfide
     Hydrogen Sulfide is a chemical that can be used in production processes (paper, tanneries, sulfide ores) or it may be a byproduct of certain industries. It is also found naturally in sewers and manure. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    801. Chemical poisoning -- Hydroquinone
     Hydroquinone is a chemical used mainly in photography developing solution, pharmaceuticals, fur processing, paints, fuel, organic chemicals, plastics, stone coatings and styrene monomers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    802. Chemical poisoning -- Hyquincarb
     Hyquincarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    803. Chemical poisoning -- Imazapyr
     Imazapyr is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    804. Chemical poisoning -- Imiprothrin
     Imiprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    805. Chemical poisoning -- Incense
     Drinking liquid incense or inhaling incense fumes can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    806. Chemical poisoning -- Iodofenphos
     Iodofenphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    807. Chemical poisoning -- Isofenphos
     Isofenphos is an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    808. Chemical poisoning -- Isoprocarb
     Isoprocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    809. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-4
     Jet Fuel-4 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    810. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-8
     Jet Fuel-8 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    811. Chemical poisoning -- Jewelry cleaner
     Jewelry cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death...more »
    812. Chemical poisoning -- Kratom
     Kratom is a plant used to make a tea which produce similar effects to opium . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of...more »
    813. Chemical poisoning -- Lacquer
     Lacquer contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can res...more »
    814. Chemical poisoning -- Lewisite
     Lewisite is a very poisonous gas which has the potential to be used in chemical warfare due to its deadly effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount o...more »
    815. Chemical poisoning -- Lighter fluid
     Lighter fluid contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death c...more »
    816. Chemical poisoning -- Lindane
     Lindane is a chemical used mainly as an agricultural insecticide but also as a treatment of lice and scabies infestations. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    817. Chemical poisoning -- Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
     Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is a hallucinogenic drug which is often misused. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    818. Chemical poisoning -- Malathion
     Malathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    819. Chemical poisoning -- Mecarbam
     Mecarbam is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    820. Chemical poisoning -- Metal cleaner
     Metal cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    821. Chemical poisoning -- Metal polish
     Metal polish contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can ...more »
    822. Chemical poisoning -- Methacrifos
     Methacrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    823. Chemical poisoning -- Methamidophos
     Methamidophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    824. Chemical poisoning -- Methane
     Methane is a natural gas that can be used as a fuel and also has industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    825. Chemical poisoning -- Methanol
     Methanol is a chemical used mainly in fuel, paint removers, solvent, antifreeze and in the production process of many other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    826. Chemical poisoning -- Methidathion
     Methidathion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    827. Chemical poisoning -- Methiocarb
     Methiocarb is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    828. Chemical poisoning -- Methomyl
     Methomyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    829. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Bromide
     Methyl Bromide is a chemical used mainly in insecticides, fire extinguishers, wool degreasers and oil extraction. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severit...more »
    830. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Isocyanate
     Methyl Isocyanate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    831. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Mercaptan
     Methyl Mercaptan is a chemical used mainly in the production of plastic, pesticides and jet fuel. It is also used in certain toxic gases to give them a detectable odor. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and...more »
    832. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Chloride
     Methylene Chloride is a chemical used mainly in paint removers, nail polish remover, fumigants and fire extinguishers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    833. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Dianiline
     Methylene Dianiline is a chemical used mainly in corrosive inhibitors, epoxy resins and polyurethane. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical in...more »
    834. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Diisocyanate
     Methylene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the production of hard plastics and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    835. Chemical poisoning -- Metiltriazotion
     Metiltriazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    836. Chemical poisoning -- Metobromuron
     Metobromuron is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide. The chemical is generally considered toxic only if large amounts are consumed. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    837. Chemical poisoning -- Metofluthrin
     Metofluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    838. Chemical poisoning -- Metolcarb
     Metolcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    839. Chemical poisoning -- Mevinphos
     Mevinphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    840. Chemical poisoning -- Mexacarbate
     Mexacarbate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    841. Chemical poisoning -- Mineral-Based Crankcase Oil
     Mineral-Based Crankcase Oil is a chemical used mainly as a fuel . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    842. Chemical poisoning -- Mirex
     Mirex is a chemical used mainly to control fire ants but also other insecticides such as mealy bugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    843. Chemical poisoning -- Monocrotophos
     Monocrotophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and t...more »
    844. Chemical poisoning -- Morpholine
     Morpholine is a chemical used in a variety of applications: rubber industry, corrosion inhibitor, pharmaceuticals, dyes, crop pesticides and as a solvent in various manufacturing processes. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and othe...more »
    845. Chemical poisoning -- Mould remover
     Mould removers contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if swallowed, inhaled or skin and eye exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested...more »
    846. Chemical poisoning -- Mouth Wash
     Mouth wash contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    847. Chemical poisoning -- Nickel Carbonyl
     Nickel Carbonyl is a chemical used mainly in petroleum and rubber production and in electroplating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    848. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrates
     Nitrates are chemicals used mainly in explosives and ammunitions but are also an ingredient in cold packs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemic...more »
    849. Chemical poisoning -- Nitric Acid
     Nitric Acid is a chemical used mainly as a cleaning agent for food and dairy equipment, in explosives, metal etching, in liquid fuel rockets and as a laboratory reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type an...more »
    850. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrilacarb
     Nitrilacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    851. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrites
     Nitrite is a chemical used in many applications: manufacture of dyes, fabric manufacture, corrosive inhibitors, photography and cyanide antidote kits. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sympt...more »
    852. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroethane
     Nitroethane is a chemical used mainly as in industrial solvent, fuel additive, propellant, manufacture of pharmaceutical products and in artificial nail removers . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    853. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrogen Dioxide
     Nitrogen Dioxide is a chemical which has industrial applications but is also an air pollutant formed by burning fossil fuels such as gas, oil and coal as well as vehicle exhaust and industrial byproduct. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    854. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroglycerin
     Nitroglycerin is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of explosives, dynamite, rocket propellant and smokeless powders. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The t...more »
    855. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrotoluene
     Nitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications for the production of things such as agricultural chemicals, explosives, rubber chemicals, sulfur dyes and azo dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms...more »
    856. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrous Oxide
     Nitrous Oxide is a chemical used mainly as rocket fuel, foaming agent and as an anesthetic. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and...more »
    857. Chemical poisoning -- Oil-based paint
     Oil-based paint contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed or if other types of exposure occurs. These paint contain toxic hydrocarbons as well as various other heavy metals depending on the type of ...more »
    858. Chemical poisoning -- Omethoate
     Omethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    859. Chemical poisoning -- Osmium
     Osmium is a chemical used mainly in alloys to produce very strong metals for such items as fountain pen tips and electrical contacts. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    860. Chemical poisoning -- Oven Cleaners
     Oven cleaners contain toxic chemicals which can cause serious symptoms on exposure. Severe gastrointestinal burns can be caused by ingesting oven cleaner. The burns can lead to perforation which involves a high risk of death. The type and severity of symp...more »
    861. Chemical poisoning -- Oxamyl
     Oxamyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, acaricie and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the...more »
    862. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydeprofos
     Oxydeprofos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    863. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydisulfoton
     Oxydisulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    864. Chemical poisoning -- Palladium
     Palladium is a chemical which is very widely used in manufactured goods: jewelry, electronics, dentistry, medicine, groundwater treatment and fuel cells . Palladium carries a high risk of sensitization. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ca...more »
    865. Chemical poisoning -- Para-Dichlorobenzene
     Para-Dichlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide, mold and mildew preventer, moth repellent and toilet deodorant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    866. Chemical poisoning -- Paramethoxyamphetamine
     Paramethoxyamphetamine is used as a recreational hallucinogenic drug. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    867. Chemical poisoning -- Paraphenylenediamine
     Paraphenylenediamine is a chemical used mainly in photographic developing solutions, hair dye, photocopying and printing ink, black rubber, grease, temporary tattoos and car cosmetics. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exp...more »
    868. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion
     Parathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    869. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion Methyl
     Parathion Methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    870. Chemical poisoning -- Pepper Spray
     Pepper Spray is a chemical used mainly in riot control. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    871. Chemical poisoning -- Perming lotion
     Perming lotion is a product used to create permanent hair curls. It contains chemicals such as thioglycolate which can cause poisoning symptoms if exposure occurs. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and t...more »
    872. Chemical poisoning -- Petroleum Distillates -- Naphtha
     Petroleum Distillates - Naphtha is a chemical used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    873. Chemical poisoning -- Phencyclidine
     Phencyclidine is often used as an illegal recreational drug. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    874. Chemical poisoning -- Phenkapton
     Phenkapton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    875. Chemical poisoning -- Phenol
     Phenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of fertilizer, explosives, rubber, paint, paint remover, perfumes, asbestos products, wood preservatives, resins, textiles, pharmaceuticals and drugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    876. Chemical poisoning -- Phorate
     Phorate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    877. Chemical poisoning -- Phosalone
     Phosalone is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    878. Chemical poisoning -- Phosdrin
     Phosdrin is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    879. Chemical poisoning -- Phosmet
     Phosmet is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    880. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphamidon
     Phosphamidon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    881. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphine
     Phosphine is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    882. Chemical poisoning -- Phoxim
     Phoxim is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    883. Chemical poisoning -- Pine Oil
     Pine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant or cleaning agent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    884. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimicarb
     Pirimicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    885. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimiphos-methyl
     Pirimiphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    886. Chemical poisoning -- Platinum
     Platinum is a metal used mainly in jewelry, electrical contacts, dentistry, laboratory equipment and vehicle emission control devices. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    887. Chemical poisoning -- Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
     Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons are a group of chemicals which are generally pollutants formed from vehicle exhaust, flue gases., coke production, smoked food and tobacco smoke. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Th...more »
    888. Chemical poisoning -- Pool Cleaners
     Pool Cleaners contain various chemicals (mainly chlorine) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The chemicals are very damaging to the mucosal linings in the body. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    889. Chemical poisoning -- Potassium Permanganate
     Potassium Permanganate is a chemical used in various applications: topical antibacterial, photography, laboratory chemical, wood dye, water purification and bleaching processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The...more »
    890. Chemical poisoning -- Prallethrin
     Prallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    891. Chemical poisoning -- Primiphos methyl
     Primiphos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    892. Chemical poisoning -- Profenofos
     Profenofos is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    893. Chemical poisoning -- Profluthrin
     Profluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    894. Chemical poisoning -- Promacyl
     Promacyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    895. Chemical poisoning -- Promecarb
     Promecarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    896. Chemical poisoning -- Propane
     Propane is a chemical used mainly in fuels and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    897. Chemical poisoning -- Propoxur
     Propoxur is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    898. Chemical poisoning -- Prothidathion
     Prothidathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    899. Chemical poisoning -- Prothoate
     Prothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    900. Chemical poisoning -- Protrifenbute
     Protrifenbute is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    901. Chemical poisoning -- Pyresmethrin
     Pyresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    902. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethrin
     Pyrethrin is used mainly as an indoor insecticide. Pyrethrin is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity with large amounts usually required to produce toxicity symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    903. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethroid
     Pyrethroid is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    904. Chemical poisoning -- Pyridine
     Pyridine is a chemical used mainly in the production of herbicides, pesticides, antihistamine steroids, sulfa antibiotics, water repellents, dyes, paints and rubber. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemi...more »
    905. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrimidifen
     Pyrimidifen is a chemical used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    906. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrimitate
     Pyrimitate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    907. Chemical poisoning -- Quinalphos
     Quinalphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    908. Chemical poisoning -- Quintiofos
     Quintiofos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    909. Chemical poisoning -- Rotenone
     Rotenone is a naturally occurring chemical found in certain plants (Derris and Lonchocarpus sp.). It gives the plant insecticidal and pesticidal properties and is hence utilized commercially as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical...more »
    910. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium
     Selenium is a chemical element used mainly as an industrial catalyst, in glass and ceramic manufacturing, as an animal feed additive, in photography and in the electronics industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    911. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium Dioxide
     Selenium Dioxide is a chemical used mainly in gun bluing solutions. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    912. Chemical poisoning -- Silafluofen
     Silafluofen is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    913. Chemical poisoning -- Silver
     Silver is a chemical used mainly in electric products and photography. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    914. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Azide
     Sodium Azide is a chemical used mainly in nematocides, herbicides, explosives detonators and in vehicle air bags. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severit...more »
    915. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Hypochlorite
     Sodium Hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in disinfectants, bleach, deodorizers and as a water purifier. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    916. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Oleate
     Sodium Oleate is a chemical used mainly in insecticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    917. Chemical poisoning -- Sophamide
     Sophamide is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    918. Chemical poisoning -- Strychnine
     Strychnine is used as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    919. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfotep
     Sulfotep is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    920. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfur Dioxide
     Sulfur Dioxide is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant, food preservative, fumigant, antioxidant and in the manufacture of some cements. It is also found as an air pollutant associated with smelters. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    921. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfur Trioxide
     Sulfur Trioxide is a chemical used mainly in the production of sulfuric acid and explosives. Sulfur trioxide is also a significant air pollutant which can mix with moisture in the air to produce "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical c...more »
    922. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuric Acid
     Sulfuric Acid is a chemical used mainly in car batteries and in the fur and leather industries. It is a significant component of air pollution and results in the production of "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sy...more »
    923. Chemical poisoning -- Tar remover
     Tar remover contains various chemicals (mainly hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    924. Chemical poisoning -- Tau-Fluvalinate
     Tau-Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    925. Chemical poisoning -- Tazimcarb
     Tazimcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    926. Chemical poisoning -- Tefluthrin
     Tefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    927. Chemical poisoning -- Terbufos
     Terbufos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    928. Chemical poisoning -- Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate
     Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    929. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrahydrofuran
     Tetrahydrofuran is a chemical used mainly as a plastic solvent and in the processing of varnish, ink, paint and glue. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    930. Chemical poisoning -- Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide
     Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide is a chemical used mainly in the production of a variety of electronic components. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    931. Chemical poisoning -- Thallium
     Thallium is an element used for such things as electronic devices, selenium rectifiers, gamma radiation detection apparatus, transmission equipment and infrared radiation detection. It is also used as a catalyst in various manufacturing processes. Ingesti...more »
    932. Chemical poisoning -- Thiocarboxime
     Thiocarboxime is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    933. Chemical poisoning -- Thiodicarb
     Thiodicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    934. Chemical poisoning -- Thiofanox
     Thiofanox is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    935. Chemical poisoning -- Thioglycolic Acid
     Thioglycolic Acid is a chemical used mainly in leather processing and in the production of hair straightening solutions, hair removal products, polyvinyl chloride, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and in metal detection reactions. Ingestion and other exposu...more »
    936. Chemical poisoning -- Thiometon
     Thiometon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    937. Chemical poisoning -- Titanium
     Titanium is an element used mainly in alloys. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    938. Chemical poisoning -- Tolclofos methyl
     Tolclofos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    939. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene Diisocyanate
     Toluene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of elastomers and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    940. Chemical poisoning -- Toxaphene
     Toxaphene is a chemical used mainly as a livestock insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    941. Chemical poisoning -- Tralomethrin
     Tralomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    942. Chemical poisoning -- Transfluthrin
     Transfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    943. Chemical poisoning -- Transpermethrin
     Transpermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    944. Chemical poisoning -- Triazophos
     Triazophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    945. Chemical poisoning -- Triazotion
     Triazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    946. Chemical poisoning -- Trichlorfon
     Trichlorfon is an insecticide used mostly in crops. It is considered motderately toxic to humans. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    947. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethane
     Trichloroethane is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent but also in inks and lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    948. Chemical poisoning -- Triethanolamine
     Triethanolamine is a widely used chemical. It is involved in the production of cosmetics, toilet products, waxes, resins, paraffins, dyes, polishes and herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    949. Chemical poisoning -- Trifenfos
     Trifenfos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    950. Chemical poisoning -- Trimellitic Anhydride
     Trimellitic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacturing process of paint, plastics, polyester resins and as a curing agent for epoxy and other resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    951. Chemical poisoning -- Trimethacarb
     Trimethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, bird repellent, molluscicide and mamal repellent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    952. Chemical poisoning -- Tungsten
     Tungsten is an element used mainly in light bulb filaments, X-ray tubes, electrodes, superalloys, heating elements and various other high temperature uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    953. Chemical poisoning -- Turpentine Oil
     Turpentine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a solvent, paint thinner and various other applications such as deodorizing fragrances and antiseptics. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms...more »
    954. Chemical poisoning -- Uranium
     Uranium is an element used mainly in commercial nuclear power plants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    955. Chemical poisoning -- Vamidothion
     Vamidothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    956. Chemical poisoning -- Vanadium
     Vanadium is an element used mainly in steel alloys but is also used in glass coatings, electric fuel cells and other applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    957. Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Choride
     Vinyl Choride is an intermediate chemical used in the manufacturing process of a variety of products: polyvinyl chloride, pipes, wire coverings, vehicle plastics, rubber, paper, furniture and glass. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    958. Chemical poisoning -- White Phosphorus
     White Phosphorus is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, water treatment, rodenticides and insecticides (for cockroaches). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    959. Chemical poisoning -- Window cleaner
     Window cleaner contains various chemicals (usually alcohols and ammonia) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    960. Chemical poisoning -- XMC
     XMC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The...more »
    961. Chemical poisoning -- Xylylcarb
     Xylylcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    962. Chemical poisoning -- acetic acid
     Acetic acid is a chemical used for medicinal purposes such as superficial ear infections, jellyfish stings and bladder irrigation. Acetic acid is a also a component of vinegar which is used as a cooking ingredient. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    963. Chemical poisoning -- alpha-Cypermethrin
     alpha-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    964. Chemical poisoning -- beta-Cypermethrin
     Beta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    965. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-Cyhalothrin
     Gamma-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    966. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-HccH
     Gamma-HccH is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    967. Chemical poisoning -- lambda-Cyhalothrin
     lambda-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ch...more »
    968. Chemical poisoning -- theta-Cypermethrin
     theta -Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of c...more »
    969. Chemical poisoning -- zeta-Cypermethrin
     zeta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    970. Chemical worker's lung (Ammonia)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Ammonia in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to t...more »
    971. Chemical worker's lung (Chlorine)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Chlorine in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to ...more »
    972. Chemical worker's lung (Formalin vapours)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Formalin vapours in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    973. Chemical worker's lung (Hydrogen Sulfide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Hydrogen Sulfide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    974. Chemical worker's lung (Methylene Diisocyanate)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Methylene Diisocyanate in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting t...more »
    975. Chemical worker's lung (Nitrogen dioxide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Nitrogen dioxide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    976. Chemical worker's lung (Ozone)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Ozone in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the...more »
    977. Chemical worker's lung (Phosgene)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Phosgene in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to ...more »
    978. Chemical worker's lung (Sulfur dioxide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Sulfur dioxide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposu...more »
    979. Chemical worker's lung (Trimellitic anhydride)
     Inhalation of a chemical called trimellitic anhydride)in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to...more »
    980. Chemical worker's lung -- Lacquer
     Inhalation of a lacquer (which contains isocyanates) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to ...more »
    981. Chemical worker's lung -- Varnish
     Inhalation of a varnish (which contains isocyanates) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to ...more »
    982. Chemical-induced cardiovascular disease
     Chronic exposure to certain chemicals can cause cardiovascular disease. For example, exposure to Carbon disulfide can lead to heart disease and carries a risk of premature death as a result. Chronic exposure to these sort of chemicals is most likely to oc...more »
    983. Cherophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of gaiety....more »
    984. Cherry laurel seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    985. Cherry seed poisoning
     Cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    986. Chest Cold
     Acute lower respiratory infection caused by virus...more »
    987. Chicken allergy
     A chicken allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chickens. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the chicken. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    988. Childhood asthma
     Childhood asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during childhood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. The asthma may be triggered by allergens, pollution, viral infections and many other fac...more »
    989. China Tree poisoning
     The China tree is a deciduous tree which bears clusters of numerous pinkish-purple flowers. It also produces a yellow-green fruit. The fruit and leaves contain a chemical called tetranortriterpene neurotoxin which can cause poisoning symptoms if consumed ...more »
    990. Chinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of snow....more »
    991. Chitayat Meunier Hodgkinson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by face and finger abnormalities...more »
    992. Chloramphenicol-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Chloramphenicol-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called chloramphenicol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red bloo...more »
    993. Chlorophacinone rodenticide poisoning
     Chlorophacinone is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    994. Chokecherry seed poisoning
     Chokecherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    995. Cholerophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cholera....more »
    996. Cholesterol pneumonia
     Lung inflammation caused by cholesterol....more »
    997. Chondrodysplasia, type Nance-Sweeney
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by bone malformations, hearing loss and facial anomalies....more »
    998. Chrematophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of wealth....more »
    999. Chrometophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of money....more »
    1000. Chromophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of colors....more »
    1001. Chromosome 13 trisomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 13 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. Most die within months and there are few survivors after 10 years....more »
    1002. Chromosome 14q, partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm (q) of chromosome 14 resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    1003. Chromosome 17, deletion 17q23 q24
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    1004. Chromosome 1q deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 1 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    1005. Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm (p) of chromosome 20 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    1006. Chromosome 21 monosomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is only one copy of chromosome 21 instead of the normal two leading to various abnormalities....more »
    1007. Chromosome 22 trisomy mosaic
     A rare chromosomal disorder where three copies of chromosome 22 are present in some of the body's cells instead of the normal two. Severity of symptoms is determined by how many cells have the extra chromosomal material....more »
    1008. Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 4 is missing resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    1009. Chromosome 5, trisomy 5q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 5 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    1010. Chromosome 5q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 5 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    1011. Chromosome 6p partial duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 6 resulting in various abnormalities depending on the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    1012. Chromosome 7 ring syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 7 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size of the genetic deletion....more »
    1013. Chromosome diploid-triploid mosaicism syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving chromosomal duplication, triplication and mosaicism....more »
    1014. Chronic Airway Obstruction
     Chronic airway obstruction is a type of pulmonary disorder, such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, in which the upper or lower airway is chronically obstructed....more »
    1015. Chronic Bronchitis
     Chronic bronchitis is a chronic inflammation of the bronchi (medium-size airways) in the lungs....more »
    1016. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
     Severe chronic fatigue disorder often following infection....more »
    1017. Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
     The bone marrow is consists of tissues which make blood cells and fibrous tissue supports these tissues that make the blood cells. In chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis, abnormal cells and fibres build up inside the bone marrow resulting in the production o...more »
    1018. Chronic Kidney Disease
     Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions....more »
    1019. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
     A group of blood cancers where excessive numbers of blood cells are made by overactive or cancerous bone marrow. The number of excess blood cells tends to grow slowly. Examples of such disorders includes chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera and...more »
    1020. Chronic Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    1021. Chronic Sinusitis
     Chronic form of sinusitis, inflammation of the sinus cavities....more »
    1022. Chronic anemia
     Chronic anemia refers to a low blood cell count that has occurred over a longer period of time rather than suddenly. It is associated with chronic disease processes e.g. kidney disease....more »
    1023. Chronic berylliosis
     A condition that results from long term exposure to beryllium in the form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected....more »
    1024. Chronic constrictive pericarditis
    1025. Chronic interstitial nephritis
    1026. Chronic laryngotracheitis
     It is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx, which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract and the trachea which may cause respiratory obstruction....more »
    1027. Chronic leukemia
     Leukemia in which the cell line is well differentiated, usually B lymphocytes....more »
    1028. Chronic lower respiratory diseases
     General term for various chronic respiratory diseases including COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis...more »
    1029. Chronic myelogenous leukemia
     A slow-growing cancer of the white blood cells where the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells which eventually invade various parts of the body....more »
    1030. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of certain blood cells - myelocytes and monocytes. The proliferation is slower than in acute forms of the disease....more »
    1031. Chronic pneumonitis of infancy
     A rare form of interstitial lung disease that occurs in infants. Death is common even if treatment is delivered....more »
    1032. Chronic pyelonephritis
     Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure....more »
    1033. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    1034. Chronic respiratory conditions
     Chronic disorders of the respiratory (breathing) systems, such as COPD, emphysema, and others....more »
    1035. Chronophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of time. Prisoners often develop a fear of time passing....more »
    1036. Churg-Strauss Syndrome
     A condition characterized by blood vessel inflammation that occurs throughout the body....more »
    1037. Cibophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of food....more »
    1038. Cigarette smoke allergy
     Cigarette smoke allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body to cigarette smoke. Cigarette smoke allergy is not considered a true allergy but a sensitivity as the smoke is an irritant rather than an allergen. People with other allergies tend to be mo...more »
    1039. Ciguatera poisoning
     Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    1040. Ciliary dyskinesia, due to transposition of ciliary microtubules
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move adequately due to abnormal cilia structure. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respirat...more »
    1041. Ciliary dyskinesia-bronchiectasis
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. The lack of ciliary movement can cause a lung disease called bronchiectasis where a b...more »
    1042. Circulatory disorder
     Disease affecting circulation of blood...more »
    1043. Circulatory system conditions
     Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system....more »
    1044. Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
     Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy refers to heart problems associated with liver cirrhosis. Often the condition is asymptomatic but stresses on the body such as infection, surgery or organ transplant can exacerbate the condition....more »
    1045. Classical Hodgkin disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    1046. Cleptophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of thieves or of being robbed by thieves....more »
    1047. Clinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of going to bed....more »
    1048. Cnidophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of insect stings....more »
    1049. Coal worker's pneumoconiosis
     A lung disease caused by breathing in coal dust. The condition is generally associated with employees in the coal industry. Symptoms usually resolve when exposure to coal dust stops....more »
    1050. Coarctation of aorta autosomal dominant
     A dominantly inherited heart defect called coarctation of the aorta. It involves an abnormal narrowing of part of the aorta which can cause symptoms such as hypertension. The severity of symptoms is variable depending on the exact location and degree of a...more »
    1051. Coarctation of aorta dominant
     A rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow to the lower body gives res...more »
    1052. Cobra poisoning
     The Cobra is a poisonous snake which can be found in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world. Some cobras are able to spit venom into the victims eye and cause serious symptoms....more »
    1053. Cocaine abuse
     Stimulant drug with various effects...more »
    1054. Cocaine addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use cocaine on a regular basis. Chronic cocaine use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired eupho...more »
    1055. Cocaine-induced hypertension
     Cocaine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of cocaine. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking cocaine and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms varies amongst p...more »
    1056. Coccidioidomycosis
     An infectious disease caused by a fungus called Coccidioides immitis which is found in the soil. Transmission usually occurs through inhalation but can rarely occur through the skin. Very rarely, infection can spread throughout the body to involve the ski...more »
    1057. Cocky Apple stinging caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Cocky Apple stinging caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1058. Codeine overdose
     Codeine is a prescription drug mainly used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1059. Coffee Worker's lung
     Inhalation of coffee bean dust in occupational settings can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to small air-bo...more »
    1060. Coffin-Lowry syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by down slanting space between eyelids, bulbous nose, soft hands and tapering fingers....more »
    1061. Coffin-Siris Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by underdeveloped or absent fifth finger and toenails and coarse facial features....more »
    1062. Coitophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sexual intercourse....more »
    1063. Colchicine poisoning
     Ingestion of toxic quantities of colchicines. Colchicine is primarily used as a medicinal theapy for conditions such as gout and familial Mediterranean fever, scleroderma, secondary amyloidosis and pericarditis. The chemical is a natural chemical found in...more »
    1064. Colchicine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1065. Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The red cells are destroyed at an abnormally rapid rate which leads to anemia. Cold haemolytic ane...more »
    1066. Collapsed lung
     Deflation of all or part of one lung...more »
    1067. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 1
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1068. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 10
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1069. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 11
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1070. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 2
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1071. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 3
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1072. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1073. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 5
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1074. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 6
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1075. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 7
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1076. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 8
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1077. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 9
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1078. Combat stress reaction
     A term used in the military which refers to behaviors that result from the stress of fighting in a war....more »
    1079. Cometophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of comets....more »
    1080. Common Variable Immunodeficiency
     An immunodeficiency disorder involving low blood gamma globulin levels which results in an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition may be inherited or can be caused by certain drugs (levamisole, hydantoin and carbamazepine)....more »
    1081. Common Woolly Bear moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Common Woolly Bear moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1082. Common poppy poisoning
     The common poppy is most commonly associated with cultivation for it's content of opium which is used as an illegal recreational drug. It is illegal to cultivate the plant. However, the plant is legitimately grown in some areas in order to produce medicin...more »
    1083. Complete Trisomy 18 syndrome
     Complete Trisomy 18 syndrome is the most severe form of Edwards syndrome and involves an extra copy of chromosome 18 in all of the body cells. This severe form causes mental retardation and numerous physical defects that often cause death before birth or ...more »
    1084. Complete atrioventricular canal
     A rare form of congenital heart disease where the there is a hole in the heart wall that separates the upper heart chambers, a hole the heart wall that separates the lower heart chambers and heart valve abnormalities (tricuspid and mitral valves). This re...more »
    1085. Condoms and diaphragms induced allergies
     Condoms and diaphragms induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in condoms and diaphragms....more »
    1086. Congenital Antithrombin III Deficiency
     A hereditary condition resulting in a deficiency of antithrombin III which affects blood clotting...more »
    1087. Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
     Muscle weakness and wasting that starts at birth or around the time of birth. The severity and extent of muscle involvement is greatly variable....more »
    1088. Congenital Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease which usually results from autoimmune dysfunction. Congenital myasthenia gravis however results from a genetic defect. Symptoms tend to become worse during the day with activity and improve after rest o...more »
    1089. Congenital SMA with arthrogryposis
     Type of SMA (genetic motor neuron disease) appearing from birth...more »
    1090. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    1091. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- non-classical form
     A late onset form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where insufficient adrenal corticosteroids are produced by the body due to the deficiency of a particular chemical. The severity of symptoms varies from person to person and onset may occur as early as c...more »
    1092. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- sodium-wasting form
     A group of disorder that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids - a severe deficiency of 21-hydroxylase causing salt-wasting which is potentially fatal....more »
    1093. Congenital aneurysms of the great vessels
     A bulge in one of the main blood vessels in the body - pulmonary artery, pulmonary veins, vena cava and aorta. The condition is generally asymptomatic unless the aneurysm becomes very large or bursts which can result in rapid death depending on the locati...more »
    1094. Congenital arteriovenous shunt
     A rare birth defect involving the abnormal passage of blood between arteries and veins. The range and severity of symptoms is determined by the number, size and location of the arteries and veins involved....more »
    1095. Congenital bronchogenic cyst
     A rare birth condition characterized by the formation of a cyst in the middle of the chest, usually near the area where the trachea branches off. The condition may be asymptomatic but if the cyst is large enough it may cause problems by compressing nearby...more »
    1096. Congenital cardiovascular malformations
     The abnormal development of heart blood vessels. Specific examples of this condition includes hypoplastic left heart syndrome, coarctation and tricuspid atresia....more »
    1097. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
     A rare condition where an infant is born with an opening in the diaphragm which allows some of the abdominal organs to move into the chest cavity and cause problems....more »
    1098. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1/IIX
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type I/IIX refers to cases where the specific abnorma...more »
    1099. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1F
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type IF is caused by a defect on chromosome 17p13.1-p...more »
    1100. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1G
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type IG is caused by a defect on chromosome 22q13.33 ...more »
    1101. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1H
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ih is caused by a defect on chromosome 11pter-p1...more »
    1102. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1X
     Congenital disorder of glycosylation is a rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1X also involves thrombocytopenia with normal levels of phospho...more »
    1103. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 2B has glucosidase I enzyme defect....more »
    1104. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type X -- Bombay blood group phenotype
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal neutrophil functioning which reduces the body's immunity. The abnormal neutrophils are unable to be transported to sites of infection due to their inability to adhere to certain blood vessel components w...more »
    1105. Congenital heart defects
     Heart defects that a baby is born with....more »
    1106. Congenital heart septum defect
     A heart defect involving the septum which is present at birth. The defect is a hole in the wall of the heart that separates the right and left chambers and allows blood to flow through the hole. An atrial septal defect is a hole between the two upper hear...more »
    1107. Congenital herpes simplex
     An infant born with a herpes simplex infection transmitted through the mother. The infection may be localized or involve various internal organs and even the central nervous system in which case death can occur....more »
    1108. Congenital hypomyelination neuropathy
     A rare neurological disorder that is apparent at birth and is characterized by breathing difficulty and muscle problems....more »
    1109. Congenital mitral malformation
     Malformations of the mitral valve that are present at birth. The mitral valve allows blood to flow between the two chambers on the left side of the heart. Types of mitral malformation are atresia (absent mitral valve), stenosis (narrowed mitral valve) and...more »
    1110. Congenital mitral stenosis
     A heart malformation that is present at birth. The mitral valve is narrower than normal which affects blood flow between the upper and lower chambers on the left side of the heart. It usually occurs in conjunction with other malformations...more »
    1111. Congenital myasthenic syndromes
     A group of genetic condition characterized by abnormal neuromuscular signals. Symptoms tend to become worse with exertion....more »
    1112. Congenital myotonic dystrophy
     A form of muscular dystrophy which is usually apparent at birth or within a few years. and affects the skeletal muscles, heart conduction, smooth muscle, eyes and the central nervous system. The range of severity varies from asymptomatic to fetal death....more »
    1113. Congenital spherocytic anemia
     Congenital Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of re...more »
    1114. Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     A blood disorder present at birth where the membranes of red blood cells are defective which results in them being spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are broken down prematurely by the body which results in anem...more »
    1115. Congenital tuberculosis
     Fetal infection with tuberculosis...more »
    1116. Congestive cardiac failure
     A condition characterized by breathlessness and abnormal sodium and water retention....more »
    1117. Conn Syndrome-induced hypertension
     Conn Syndrome-induced hypertension is high blood pressure associated with Conn Syndrome. It results from excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal glands. The high blood pressure often responds poorly to the usual medications. De...more »
    1118. Conor's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1119. Conotruncal heart malformations
     A rare group of heart defect involving the outflow tracts. Examples include truncus arteriosus, transposition of great arteries and tetralogy of Fallot. Obviously the symptoms will be determined by which specific defect is involved....more »
    1120. Constrictive pericarditis
     Inflammation, swelling and thickening of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) which causes it to tighten around the heart and affect its function. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    1121. Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis
     Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) that occurs as a complication of tuberculosis. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    1122. Convulsions, benign familial infantile, 3
     An inherited form of seizures that occurs in infancy and early childhood. Symptoms only occur during the seizures. The seizures tend to occur in clusters. Type 3 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q23-q24.3....more »
    1123. Convulsions, benign familial infantile, 4
     An inherited form of seizures that occurs in infancy and early childhood. Symptoms only occur during the seizures. The seizures tend to occur in clusters. Type 4 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 1p36.12-p35.1....more »
    1124. Copper deficiency-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Copper deficiency-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused insufficient quantities of copper. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells due to the lack of copper. The iron becomes abnormally...more »
    1125. Copper toxicity
     Excessive accumulation of copper in the body can cause symptoms....more »
    1126. Coprophobiaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of feces or excrement....more »
    1127. Cor Triatriatum
     A rare congenital malformation where the heart has three atria instead of the normal two due to the presence of a separating membrane....more »
    1128. Cor pulmonale
     Enlarged heart due to respiratory difficulty....more »
    1129. Coral snake poisoning
     The Coral snake is a usually brightly colored, poisonous snake found mainly in America and Africa. The toxicity amongst species is variable. They are considered a shy snake and bites are usually the result of deliberate handling. Coral snakes have to bite...more »
    1130. Coronaro-cardiac fistula
     An abnormal opening between a heart artery and a heart chamber or great vessel. This rare defect is present at birth and often causes no problems or symptoms until adulthood. The severity of the condition is determined by the size and exact location of th...more »
    1131. Coronary arteries -- congenital malformation
     Abnormal coronary arteries present at birth. The coronary artery may be misplaced or deformed and the severity of the defect will determine the type and seriousness of symptoms. Some malformations produce no clinical symptoms whereas others are life-threa...more »
    1132. Corticosteroid-induced hypertension
     Corticosteroid-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of corticosteroids. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking corticosteroids. Severity of symptoms varies amongst pa...more »
    1133. Cough
     The noise produced from the sudden expulsion of air from the lungs...more »
    1134. Coulrophobia
     An exaggerated or abnormal fear of clowns. Children are most often affected but teenagers and adults can occasionally be affected as well....more »
    1135. Coumachlor rodenticide poisoning
     Coumachlor is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1136. Coumafuryl rodenticide poisoning
     Coumafuryl is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1137. Coumatetralyl rodenticide poisoning
     Coumatetralyl is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the ...more »
    1138. Crack addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use crack on a regular basis. Chronic crack use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Crack is a form of cocaine - powdered cocaine is heated with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate to make rocks of crack. Frequent use l...more »
    1139. Cranioacrofacial syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart, hand, facial and skull anomalies....more »
    1140. Craniofacial dysostosis type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include poor vision, hypoplasia of maxilla an impaired hearing....more »
    1141. Craniosynostosis exostoses nevus epibulbar dermoid
     A rare syndrome characterized by the premature fusion of skull bones, excessive bone growth (hyperostosis), epibulbar dermoids (benign eye tumor) and a skin disorder (linear verrucous epidermal nevus). Patients with this condition need to avoid using amin...more »
    1142. Craniotubular syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by bone overgrowth and sclerosis or hardening which affects mainly the skull but other bones are often involved as well. Craniodiaphyseal dysplasia is a similar condition but involves less severe hyperostosis and scler...more »
    1143. Cree leukoencephalopathy
     A rare form of brain demyelination which usually starts between 3 and 9 months of age and death occurs by 21 months....more »
    1144. Cremnophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of precipices....more »
    1145. Cri-du-chat syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where a small portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 is missing. The condition is characterized by a high-pitched cry which is similar to a cat's cry....more »
    1146. Crisponi syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by excessive muscle contractions in response to stimulus, claw hand, distinctive facial features and fever. Most patients die within months of birth due to complications of hyperthermia but some cases are slowly progress...more »
    1147. Crohn's disease of the esophagus
     A rare disorder where Crohn's disease occurs in the esophagus. Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammation of the walls of the digestive tract and usually occurs in the intestines....more »
    1148. Croup
     Respiratory infection with a characteristic cough...more »
    1149. Cryophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of extreme cold, frost or ice....more »
    1150. Cryptococcosis
     A fungal infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans which primarily affects the central nervous system and the lungs. People with weakened immune systems such as AIDS sufferers are generally more susceptible to this type of infection....more »
    1151. Crystallophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of glass or crystals....more »
    1152. Cushing's syndrome-induced hypertension
     Cushing's syndrome-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by a condition caused Cushing's syndrome where the adrenal glands produce excessive amounts of cortisol....more »
    1153. Cutis laxa, recessive
     A recessively inherited form of cutis laxa which is characterized by loose, inelastic skin and is often associated with other serious internal disorders....more »
    1154. Cutis laxa, recessive type 1
     A severe, recessively inherited form of cutis laxa which is characterized by loose, inelastic skin and emphysema early in life....more »
    1155. Cycloserine-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Cycloserine -induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called Cycloserine. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells...more »
    1156. Cyclosporine-induced hypertension
     Cyclosporine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking cyclosporine. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking amphetamines and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms v...more »
    1157. Cymophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of waves....more »
    1158. Cynophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dogs....more »
    1159. Cypridophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of venereal disease....more »
    1160. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....more »
    1161. Cystic hamartoma of lung and kidney
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by benign cysts in the lungs and kidneys....more »
    1162. Cytosine arabinose syndrome
     Symptoms following the use of a chemotherapy drug called cytosine arabinose....more »
    1163. Da Costa syndrome
     Cardiovascular symptoms caused by physical or emotional stress but may also be caused by conditions such as mitral valve prolapse and autonomic hyperactivity. The syndrome is often seen in soldiers during times of stress or in young adults who suffer emot...more »
    1164. Dana syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord and pernicious anemia. Various neurological symptoms can result....more »
    1165. Dandy-Walker Syndrome
     A congenital brain malformation characterized by increased fluid in the brain....more »
    1166. Deafness -- lymphoedema -- leukemia
     A rare syndrome characterized by deafness, early-onset leukemia and lymphoedema in the lower legs....more »
    1167. Decompression sickness
     Condition from overly rapid decompression, especially when diving....more »
    1168. Decreased cardiac output
    1169. Decreased diaphragmatic excursion
    1170. Decreased folate
    1171. Decreased mean cell haemoglobin
    1172. Decreased mean cell haemoglobin concentration
    1173. Decreased mean cell volume
    1174. Decreased oxygen saturation
    1175. Decreased salivary function
    1176. Decreased salivation
    1177. Decreased serum phosphate
     Decreased serum phosphate (or hypophosphatemia) refers to an electrolyte disturbance involving a lower than normal level of phosphate in the blood. This abnormality may in some cases be associated with increased levels of phosphate in the urine but this d...more »
    1178. Decreased transfer factor on lung function
    1179. Defect in synthesis of adenosylcobalamin
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the impaired ability to make a chemical called adenosylcobalamin. Adenosylcobalamin is a derivative of vitamin B12. The defect results a biochemical abnormality which affects the body's normal biochemical functioni...more »
    1180. Defibrination syndrome
     The generation of fibrin in the blood and consumption of pro-coagulants and platelets occurring in complications of obstetrics...more »
    1181. Dehydration
     Loss of fluids in the body...more »
    1182. Deipnophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dining and dinner conversation....more »
    1183. Deletion 10q
     A rare disorder caused by the deletion of a portion of chromosome 10q. The range and severity of symptoms is determined by the size of the portion that is deleted....more »
    1184. Deletion 5p
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the genetic material from the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 which results in various abnormalities. The resulting condition is often called Cri-du-Chat Syndrome and features may vary somewhat depending on ...more »
    1185. Demonophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of demons or spirits....more »
    1186. Demophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of crowds....more »
    1187. Dengue fever
     An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes....more »
    1188. Dental caries
     A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel leading to cavitation of the tooth...more »
    1189. Dental conditions
     Conditions that affect ones dentition...more »
    1190. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    1191. Dermatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of skin disease....more »
    1192. Desmin related myopathy
     A very rare neuromuscular disorder involving the buildup of a certain protein called desmin in various muscles. The severity and rate of progression of the disorder is variable....more »
    1193. Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
     A relatively uncommon form of lung inflammation that has no apparent cause though the majority of patients have a history of smoking. Symptoms tend to develop over a period of six months to one and a half years....more »
    1194. Detergent worker's disease
     Inhalation of detergent in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. Chronic exposure can lead to progressive lung symptoms which can gradually lead to symptoms such...more »
    1195. Developmental delay due to 2-methylbutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    1196. Dexedrine overdose
     Dexedrine is a prescription drug mainly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1197. Dextrocardia-bronchiectasis-sinusitis
     A genetic disorder characterized by sinusitis, bronchiectasis and situs inversus....more »
    1198. Dextrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of objects on the right side of the body....more »
    1199. Di Guglielmo I -- acute
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    1200. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
     Life-threatening complication of high blood sugars and diabetes....more »
    1201. Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome
     A progressive brain disease that occurs in some patients who undergo chronic hemodialysis. Aluminium intoxication is believed to play a role in the disease....more »
    1202. Dialyzer hypersensitivity syndrome
     An anaphylactic reaction that occurs in some patients who are dialyzed on artificial kidneys. A compound (ethylene oxide) used to dry sterilize artificial kidneys is a likely allergen....more »
    1203. Diaphanospondylodysostosis
     A rare disorder characterized by bone formation anomalies including a lack of bone formation in the spine during the fetal stage as well as kidney problems....more »
    1204. Diaphragmatic hernia, congenital
     A birth defect involving an abnormal opening in the diaphragm which is a structure that assists breathing and keeps the abdominal organs from moving into the chest. The abdominal organs can protrude through this abnormal opening and restrict the growth of...more »
    1205. Diaphragmatic paralysis
     Diaphragmatic paralysis occurs when the muscles associated with breathing become do weak to function properly. Breathing becomes difficulty and severe cases can result in death if breathing assistance is not delivered. The condition can result from such t...more »
    1206. Difenacoum rodenticide poisoning
     Difenacoum is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1207. Difethialone rodenticide poisoning
     Difethialone is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    1208. Diffuse leiomyomatosis with Alport syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple tumors (in the esophagus, female genitals, trachea and bronchus) and Alport syndrome which involves progressive kidney dysfunction....more »
    1209. Diffuse panbronchiolitis
     A pulmonary disease involving chronic inflammation of the airways which causes obstruction and can lead to respiratory failure and even death if untreated....more »
    1210. Digitorenocerebral syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by numerous abnormalities involving the brain, kidneys, fingers, toes, nails and face as well as mental retardation and vision impairment....more »
    1211. Dikephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of justice....more »
    1212. Dilated cardiomyopathy
     A rare chronic heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated or have impaired contractility....more »
    1213. Dilaudid overdose
     Dilaudid is a prescription drug used mainly to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1214. Dilaudid withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Dilaudid use is discontinued or reduced. Dilaudid is a pain-killing drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually peak during the second day and last about a week....more »
    1215. Dimorphic anemia
     Dimorphic refers to anemia that has two different causes acting together e.g. iron deficiency as well as a Vitamin B12 deficiency....more »
    1216. Dinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of whirlpools....more »
    1217. Diphacinone rodenticide poisoning
     Diphacinone is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    1218. Diphallus -- rachischisis -- imperforate anus
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities, absent anal opening and malformed vertebrae....more »
    1219. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    1220. Diplopiaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of double vision....more »
    1221. Dipsophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of drinking....more »
    1222. Dirofilaria immitis infection
     Infection with the dog heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) which is transmitted from dogs to humans through mosquito bites....more »
    1223. Discontinuation syndrome
     Symptoms that can occur when a person suddenly stops taking their high blood pressure medication....more »
    1224. Diseases contagious contagious mother-to-fetus
     Diseases contagious from mother to a fetus during pregnancy...more »
    1225. Diseases contagious during childbirth
     Diseases that are contagious during childbirth...more »
    1226. Disopyramide toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1227. Distomatosis
     Infection by parasitic flat worms. Infection can involve liver, lungs or intestines. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. Contamination usually occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water....more »
    1228. Disulfiram toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1229. Dobrow syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal webbing inside the mouth, short stature, eye problems, mental retardation and small head, jaw, eyes and mouth....more »
    1230. Dog allergy
     A dog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to dogs. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of dogs. Dogs frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to dogs...more »
    1231. Domatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being inside a house....more »
    1232. Dominant cleft palate
     An opening in the roof of the mouth that is inherited as a dominant trait (only one parent has to have the genetic defect for it to be passed on to offspring). The opening may be covered by skin or completely open. The size of the opening can affect the s...more »
    1233. Donepezil toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1234. Doraphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of contact with animal fur or skin....more »
    1235. Double outlet -- right ventricle I
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. In the...more »
    1236. Double outlet -- right ventricle II
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. In the...more »
    1237. Double outlet right ventricle
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. The se...more »
    1238. Down Syndrome
     A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation....more »
    1239. Down's syndrome-like hypotonia
     Hypotonia is not a specific medical disorder, but a potential manifestation of many different diseases and disorders that affect motor nerve control by the brain or muscle strength....more »
    1240. Doxepine-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Doxepine -induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    1241. Dressler (D.)syndrome
     A rare autoimmune blood disorder where erythrocytes are destroyed suddenly after exposure to cold (usually 15°C or lower)....more »
    1242. Drowning
     Accidental loss of life due to water....more »
    1243. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    1244. Drug poisoning
     The poisoning of an individual with a noxious substance...more »
    1245. Drug-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a medication triggers the body's immune system to destroy its own red blood cells which results in anemia. Certain drugs are more likely to trigger this abnormal immune response than others e.g. ce...more »
    1246. Drug-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Drug-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by drugs such as cycloserine, isoniazid and ethanol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blo...more »
    1247. Drug-induced asthma
     Drug-induced associated asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by taking a particular drug. There is a large range of drugs that have the potential to produce asthmatic symptoms in susceptible people. The severity of ...more »
    1248. Drug-induced hypertension
     Drug-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking certain drugs or medications e.g. corticosteroids, cyclosporine, amphetamines, alcohol and estrogens....more »
    1249. Dry mouth
     A condition characterized by the sensation of a dry mouth...more »
    1250. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
     An inherited degenerative disease of the muscles which progresses rapidly compared to other muscle wasting diseases....more »
    1251. Duck allergy
     A duck allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to ducks. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the duck. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1252. Ductus arteriosus, patent reversed flow
     A rare birth defect. During the fetal stage, a connecting tube (ductus arteriosus) joins the pulmonary artery and aorta and hence prevents blood from flowing past the fluid filled lungs. After birth, the tube normally closes off so that the blood can be s...more »
    1253. Duodenal atresia tetralogy of Fallot
     A rare birth defect characterized by a heart defect and an intestinal malformation where the duodenum is absent or closed off which prevents digested material passing through....more »
    1254. Duodenal conditions
     Any condition that affects the duodenum...more »
    1255. Duodenal ulcer
     A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). The word "peptic" refers to pepsin, a stomach enzyme that breaks down proteins. If a peptic ulcer is located in the stomach it is called a gastric ...more »
    1256. Duodenitis
     Inflammation of the duodenal mucosa...more »
    1257. Dup (3) (q23-qter) and del (3) (pter-p25)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in a few reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1258. Dup(1) (q24-q41)
     A very rare chromosomal disorder (two reported cases) where a portion of the long arm (q24-q41) of chromosome one is duplicated. The type and severity of symptoms may vary - one patient died soon after birth whereas the other survived with severe problems...more »
    1259. Duplication 13
     A rare and very severe chromosome disorder leading to mental retardation and physical defects. It is so severe that many babies die soon after birth. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic materi...more »
    1260. Duplication 18
     A rare genetic chromosomal syndrome where the child has an extra third copy of chromosome 18. Most fetuses are aborted before term, but a live birth with this condition occurs with a frequency around 1-in-3000. Duplication 18 syndrome is more severe than ...more »
    1261. Dysbarism
     A condition that occurs when there is a change in the surrounding pressure such as when scuba diving or moving to places of different altitudes. Dysbarism can occur when pressure increases or decreases and includes conditions such as decompression sicknes...more »
    1262. Dysmorphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of deformity. It usually relates to deformities in other people....more »
    1263. Dysostosis acral with facial and genital abnormalities
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by short stature and head, face, skeletal and genital abnormalities. The facial appearance is that of a two-month old fetus. The severity and range of symptoms is variable. This dominantly inherited form of Rob...more »
    1264. EAF
     A very rare type of tumor that occurs in the sinus and nasal tracts and upper respiratory system....more »
    1265. EGE
     A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the layers of the lining of the stomach and intestines and cause gastrointestinal symptoms. The degree of infiltration will determine the severity of symptoms....more »
    1266. Ebola
     Dangerous virus mostly found in Africa....more »
    1267. Ebstein's anomaly
     A congenital heart defect where the tricuspid valve is deformed. The tricuspid valve in the heart normally has three flaps that control blood flow but in Ebstein's anomaly, one of the flaps remains open instead of closing and allows blood to leak through....more »
    1268. Eccentrochondrodysplasia
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of certain enzymes needed to break it down....more »
    1269. Ecclesiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of church....more »
    1270. Echinococcus granulosus
     A infection caused by a type of small tapeworm...more »
    1271. Ecophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of home surroundings....more »
    1272. Ectodermal dysplasia anhidrotic
     A rare inherited condition involving skin, hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. The condition is characterized by the absence of sweat and sebaceous glands, underdeveloped hair and teeth, characteristic face and other physical deformities....more »
    1273. Edinburgh malformation syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mental and physical retardation, infant death and various other abnormalities....more »
    1274. Edward Syndrome
     A rare genetic chromosomal syndrome where the child has an extra third copy of chromosome 18. Most fetuses are aborted before term, but a live birth with this condition occurs with a frequency around 1-in-3000. Duplication 18 syndrome is more severe than ...more »
    1275. Egg Hypersensitivity
     An allergic reaction to eggs that is caused by a hypersensitive immune system....more »
    1276. Ehrlichiosis
     Bacterial tick-borne disease...more »
    1277. Eisenmenger Syndrome
     Increased lung blood pressure that can result from conditions such as a hole in the wall between the two heart chambers....more »
    1278. Eisoptrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mirrors....more »
    1279. Elapid poisoning
     Sea snakes, Kraits and cobras are from the Elapid group of snakes. The toxicity of the venom varies depending on the species. The venom is usually toxic to the nerves or heart. Early symptoms such as drowsiness can occur within 30 minutes with more severe...more »
    1280. Electrical burns
     Burns caused when an electric current pass through the body or part of it. The symptoms and severity of the burn depends on the strength of the electrical current, the duration of the exposure and the part of the body involved. Prompt treatment in more se...more »
    1281. Electrocution
     Any injury caused by electricity...more »
    1282. Electrolyte abnormality
     An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of ...more »
    1283. Electrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of electricity or receiving an electric shock....more »
    1284. Eleutherophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of freedom....more »
    1285. Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy 5
     A rare inherited condition characterized mainly by slowly progressive muscle wasting which tends to start during childhood as well as joint contractures and heart problems. Type 5 is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q23. Because the condition is inherit...more »
    1286. Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked
     A muscle wasting disorder mainly involving the muscles in the arms, legs, face, neck, spine and heart. Symptoms generally only occur in males but female carriers may have some symptoms....more »
    1287. Emetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of vomiting....more »
    1288. Emotional stress related asthma
     Emotional stress related asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by emotional stress....more »
    1289. Emphysema
     Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis....more »
    1290. Emphysema, congenital lobar
     A rare respiratory disorder where air can readily enter the lungs but has difficulty escaping. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1291. Empyema
    1292. Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection
     A protozoan parasitic infection that commonly occurs in rabbits but can also infect other mammals including humans. Infection is more likely in immunocompromised patients....more »
    1293. End Stage Liver Failure
     Late stage of liver failure characterised by the onset of mental and neurological symptoms, due to build up of toxic metabolites....more »
    1294. Endocardial fibroelastosis
     A rare heart disorder characterized by a thickening of the heart muscle lining causing heart enlargement and heart failure....more »
    1295. Endocarditis
     Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart...more »
    1296. Endodermal sinus tumor
     A form of malignant germ cell tumor that occurs mainly in young children. They can occur in the testis, ovaries, uterus, abdomen, thorax, tailbone region, vagina, liver, retroperitoneum and pineal ventricle of the brain. Symptoms will vary depending on th...more »
    1297. Enetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pins or needles....more »
    1298. English Ivy poisoning
     English Ivy is a poisonous vine fund in Europe, US and Canada. The leaves and berries are the most toxic part of the plant but all parts of the plant are toxic. Falcarinol and polyacetylene are the toxic chemicals found in the plant....more »
    1299. English Laurel poisoning
     The English Laurel is an evergreen shrub with elongated spikes of flowers and white fruit with a black stone. The seeds, twigs and wilted leaves of the plant contain chemicals (cyanogenic glycoside, amygdalin) which are very poisonous and can cause death ...more »
    1300. Enteroviruses
     Viruses affecting the digestive tract....more »
    1301. Entomophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of insects....more »
    1302. Envenomization by the Martinique lancehead viper
     Posionous bite by a snake called the Lancehead Viper. It is a very venomous pit viper found in Martinique. Death is not common as the bite usually only causes a localized reaction rather than a systemic one. 10-20% of untreated cases result in death....more »
    1303. Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in some people who take the antidepressant L-tryptophan....more »
    1304. Eosinophilic asthma
     Eosinophilic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult. The severity of sym...more »
    1305. Eosinophilic enteropathy, pattern III
     A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the deepest part of lining of the stomach often resulting in accumulation of fluid filled with white blood cells in the stomach (ascites). The fluid can enter the lung tissue and cause probl...more »
    1306. Eosophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the dawn....more »
    1307. Epidermoid carcinoma
     A non-small-cell type of lung cancer. The cancer develops from cells that line the inside of the lungs....more »
    1308. Epiglotitis
     Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat...more »
    1309. Epiglottiditis
     A condition characterized by inflammation of the epiglottis of the throat...more »
    1310. Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 1
     A genetic form of epilepsy which is severe and starts during infancy. This form of the condition is caused by a defect on the ARX gene....more »
    1311. Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 2
     A genetic form of epilepsy which is severe and starts during infancy. The condition is considered an atypical form of Rett syndrome due to the development of stereotypical hand movements and repetitive behaviors. This form of the condition is caused by a ...more »
    1312. Epithelioid Mesothelioma
     Epithelioid mesothelioma, is a type of cancer that occurs in the mesothelium, which is an epithelium that surrounds certain organs....more »
    1313. Erb-Goldflam
     An inherited disorder characterized by a defect in the transmission of signals to the muscles which results in muscle weakness....more »
    1314. Erdheim-Chester Disease
     A condition which is defined as a non langerhans cell histiocytosis...more »
    1315. Erdheim-Chester syndrome
     A very rare lipid storage disorder involving lipid deposits in various organs and hardening of the ends of long bones which affects the growth of the bone. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1316. Ergasiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of or aversion to work. The word is sometimes used to describe a surgeon's fear of operating....more »
    1317. Ergophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of work....more »
    1318. Erotophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sexual feelings. The condition is characterized by feelings of guilt and fear about sex. Sufferers dislkike talking about sex, are less likely to engage in sexual relations and have a very negative view of sexually exp...more »
    1319. Erythroblastopenia
     A form of anemia involving the absence of red blood cell precursors which results in a low red blood cell count. The blood abnormality may be congenital or acquired through such things as particular viral infections or drug use. Without treatment, symptom...more »
    1320. Erythroderma lethal congenital
     A rare disorder which results in death within a year of birth and involves skin and growth problems....more »
    1321. Erythrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of blushing....more »
    1322. Erythropoietin-induced hypertension
     Erythropoietin-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking erythropoietin which is sometimes used to treat anemia in conditions such as chornic kidney failure. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pre...more »
    1323. Escharonodulaire
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1324. Esophageal Atresia and/or Tracheoesophageal Fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach. An abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus may or may not also be present. The two abnormalities usually occur together....more »
    1325. Esophageal atresia
     A rare birth defect where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach....more »
    1326. Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus as well as an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach....more »
    1327. Esophageal disorder
    1328. Esophageal diverticulum
     Stretched pocket area of esophagus tissue...more »
    1329. Esophagus diseases
     Diseases affecting the esophagus...more »
    1330. Esthesioneuroblastoma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs in the upper nasal cavity. The tumor may obstruct one or both nostrils....more »
    1331. Ethanol-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Ethanol-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by consuming ethanol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells which make them una...more »
    1332. Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride mix allergy
     A Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride which is often found in medicinal preparations such as skin creams and nose drops. It also has various industrial uses. ...more »
    1333. Eucalyptus Oil poisoning
     Eucalyptus oil can be used for medicinal purposes but excessive ingestion can cause problems. Likewise, eating the leaves of the eucalyptus plant (very unlikely) can also cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    1334. Eugenol oil poisoning
     Eugenol oil is used as a supplement or as a therapeutic ingredient in various medications and foods but excessive doses of undiluted oil can cause symptoms. Smoking undiluted cloves in cigarettes can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms ...more »
    1335. Euphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of good news....more »
    1336. Evan's syndrome
     A rare condition where circulating antibodies red blood cells and a low level of blood platelets causing low iron levels and reduced blood clotting ability....more »
    1337. Everlasting pea poisoning
     The everlasting pea is a vine which bears pink, pea-like flowers and flat seed pods. It's usually found growing in the wild in many parts of the world. The seeds contains various chemicals (amines, phenol, glycoside) which can cause poisoning symptoms if ...more »
    1338. Exercise
     The use of the human muscles to improve ones health...more »
    1339. Exercise induced anaphylaxis
     A rare form of hives triggered by exercise. The condition can progress to shock and even death. Some sufferers are prone to this condition if they eat certain foods (especially wheat) before exercising....more »
    1340. Exercise-induced asthma
     Exercise-induced asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is triggered by exercise. The severity of symptoms is variable. Exercise involving long periods of activity or is done in a cold environment is more likely to trigger asth...more »
    1341. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, Dyserythropoietic Anemia, And Calvarial Hyperostosis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by anemia, pancreatic dysfunction and abnormal skull calcification....more »
    1342. Exogenous lipoid pneumonia
     A rare disorder where lung inflammation results from inhalation or aspiration of fatty or oily material. Examples of fatty sources includes oil-based nasal inhalation drops, cosmetic oil. The severity of the condition can vary greatly depending on the amo...more »
    1343. Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
     A rare form of cancer that originates in germ cells that are found in areas such as the brain, chest, tailbone or abdomen rather than the ovaries or testicles. Germ cells are the precursors for male sperm and female eggs. The symptoms are determined by th...more »
    1344. Extrinsic asthma
     Extrinsic asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by an exposure to an allergen. Extrinsic asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways in response to exposure to the allergen. Examples of possible allergens include dust mites, pollen...more »
    1345. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...more »
    1346. Faciocardiomelic Syndrome
     A syndrome reported in a family and characterized by various anomalies including mental retardation and bone abnoramlities....more »
    1347. Faciocardiorenal syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a variety of abnormalities such as kidney anomaly, mental retardation, unusual facial features, heart problems and joint problems. Infant death or stillbirth may occur in some cases....more »
    1348. Fallot syndrome
     A congenital heart disorder consisting of four heart defects - hole between the ventricles (ventricular septal defect), obstruction from right ventricles to the lungs (subpulmonary stenosis), overriding aorta and thickened right ventricle muscle....more »
    1349. False jessamine poisoning
     False jessamine is a shrubby plant with small white to purple flowers and red, purple or yellow berries. The plant originated in Europe. The leaves contain chemicals (atropine, scopolamine, hyoscyamine) which can cause symptoms if large amounts are eaten....more »
    1350. False poinciana poisoning
     False poinciana is a small tree with small leaves along divided branches. It has pea-like flowers and pods of fruit. The plant originated in South America. The seeds contain saponic glycosides and eating them can result in severe poisoning and even death ...more »
    1351. Familial Mediterranean fever
     A rare inherited condition characterized by recurrent fever and inflammation. The inflammation usually involves the stomach, lungs or joints....more »
    1352. Familial Treacher Collins syndrome
     Treacher Collins syndrome is a rare inherited disorder characterized by down-slanting eye slits, malformed external ear, abnormal lower eyelid and underdeveloped cheeks. In the familial form, the condition tends to occur in a number of people within a fam...more »
    1353. Familial atrial fibrillation
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases....more »
    1354. Familial dilated cardiomyopathy
     A rare inherited heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated or have impaired contractility. The heart becomes unable to pump sufficient blood around the body....more »
    1355. Familial emphysema
     A rare genetic form of emphysema caused by a deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) which results in destruction of the elastin component of the lung structure. The disorder tends to run in families (familial)....more »
    1356. Familial hyperlipoproteinemia
     A group of genetic disorder characterized by abnormal breakdown of lipoproteins which causes abnormal lipoprotein and lipid levels in the blood. There are various types of this condition: hyperlipoproteinemia type I, II, III, IV and V. The type and severi...more »
    1357. Familial hypersensitivity pneumonitis
     An immune-mediated lung disease that occurs in a familial pattern....more »
    1358. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 1
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome 14q12....more »
    1359. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 10
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 10 is caused by a defect in the MYL2 gene on chromosome 12q23-q24....more »
    1360. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11
     An inherited heart condition involving thickening of the walls of the heart chambers which reduces the size of the heart chambers which restricts the outflow of blood from the heart ventricle and results in heart muscle disease. The condition may not caus...more »
    1361. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 12
     An inherited heart condition involving thickening of the walls of the heart chambers which reduces the size of the heart chambers which restricts the outflow of blood from the heart ventricle and results in heart muscle disease. The condition may not caus...more »
    1362. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 2
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the troponin-T2 gene on chromosome 1q....more »
    1363. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 3
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 3 is caused by a defect in the alpha-tropomyosin gene on chromosome 15q22.1....more »
    1364. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 4
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 4 is caused by a defect in the cardiac myosin binding protein-C gene on chromosome 11p11.2....more »
    1365. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 5
    1366. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 6
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 7q31-qter....more »
    1367. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 7
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 7 is caused by a defect in the TNNI3 gene on chromosome 19q13.4....more »
    1368. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 8 is caused by a defect in the MYL3 gene on chromosome 3p....more »
    1369. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 9
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 9 is caused by a defect in the TTN gene on chromosome 2q24.3....more »
    1370. Familial interstitial fibrosis
     A rare familial disorder involving fibrosis and scarring of the lung tissue which causes the lung to become stiff and unable to function normally....more »
    1371. Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension
     Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the arteries that carry blood to the lungs. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. The condition occurs in a familial pattern i.e. tends to run i...more »
    1372. Familial ventricular tachycardia
     Rapid heart beat originating in the ventricles and tends to run in families....more »
    1373. Farber's disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme called ceramidase resulting in the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals in the body which causes damage and inflammation....more »
    1374. Farmer's lung
     A condition that affects farmers who are exposed to mouldy hay or crops. The lungs become inflamed due to a hypersensitivity reaction to the exposure....more »
    1375. Farmer's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni
     Inhalation of moldy contaminated with bacteria (Micropolyspora faeni) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune sy...more »
    1376. Farmer's lung -- Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
     Inhalation of moldy contaminated with bacteria (Thermoactinomyces vulgaris) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's imm...more »
    1377. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    1378. Fazio-Londe syndrome
     A rare inherited motor neuron disease characterized by progressive muscle weakness which ultimately leads to premature death....more »
    1379. Feather Plucker's lung
     Inhalation of particles from chicken feathers in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposur...more »
    1380. Febrile Seizures
     Fever-caused seizures in infants or children....more »
    1381. Febriphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of fever....more »
    1382. Female pseudohermaphrodism -- anorectal anomalies
     A very rare disorder characterized by ambiguous external genitals and anal and rectal anomalies....more »
    1383. Fentanyl toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1384. Fetal indomethacin syndrome
     Fetal exposure to indomethacin which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The drug can pass through the placenta from the mother to the baby and cause various problems depending on what stage of development the fetus is at....more »
    1385. Fibrosing Mediastinitis idiopathic
     A rare condition characterized by excessive growth of fibrous tissue and collagen deposits inside the chest which can compress various parts inside the chest such as the esophagus, airways and even some blood vessels....more »
    1386. Filefish poisoning (Palytoxin)
     Palytoxin is a marine toxin found in some filefish from the Philippines and Singapore region. The toxin is extremely potent and death is common in patients who ingest contaminated filefish....more »
    1387. Filovirus
     A group of viruses that includes Marburg and Ebola...more »
    1388. Finale rodenticide poisoning
     Finale is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    1389. Fire Ant bite
     The fire ant is found mainly in South America and parts of North America but is also found in other countries such as Australia. The fire ant is red and can deliver a venomous bite. Fire ant venom can elicit and allergic reaction or even anaphylaxis in su...more »
    1390. Fire cherry poisoning
     Fire cherry is a tree found mainly in the US. Ti bears round clusters of flowers and fruit with a large pit. The wilted leaves, stems and seeds contain cyanogenic glycoside and amygdalin which can be very poisonous if eaten. Severe cases of poisoning can ...more »
    1391. Fish meal worker's lung
     Inhalation of a fish meal particles in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the f...more »
    1392. Fisher (M.) syndrome
     A rare type of nerve disease involving muscle coordination problems, eye muscle paralysis and absent reflexes. It appears to be caused by the body's own immune system destroying the protective layer around nerves. The condition is usually preceded by a vi...more »
    1393. Flail Chest
     The separation of a portion of the rib cage from the rest of the chest wall - usually due to trauma. The severity of the condition varies depending on the extent of the damage....more »
    1394. Flax poisoning
     Flax is slender-stemmed herb which bears blue flowers and capsulated fruit containing smooth brown seeds. The plant originated in Europe but is found in many parts of the world growing wild. The plant contains a chemical called linomarin (a cyanogenic gly...more »
    1395. Flea-borne diseases
     Diseases that are carried by fleas...more »
    1396. Flocoumafen rodenticide poisoning
     Flocoumafen is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    1397. Flu
     Very common viral respiratory infection....more »
    1398. Fluke infections
     An infection caused by flukes...more »
    1399. Folate-deficiency anemia
     Folate-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of folate in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. It is usually the result of a poor diet, malabsorption issues or the use of certain medications....more »
    1400. Folgorat rodenticide poisoning
     Folgorat is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    1401. Follicular hamartoma -- alopecia -- cystic fibrosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by small benign growths that develop in hair follicles, alopecia and cystic fibrosis....more »
    1402. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- MSG
     An intolerance to MSG is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to a food additive called MSG which is used in a number of foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The am...more »
    1403. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- amines
     An intolerance to amines is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to amines which are found naturally in foods such as bananas, pineapples, vegetables, red wine, citrus fruit and many other foods. The adverse reaction results from the b...more »
    1404. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- chocolate
     An intolerance to chocolate is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to chocolate. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the food. The amount of chocolate required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the ...more »
    1405. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- food additives
     An intolerance to food additives is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to food additives. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The amount of the substance required to tr...more »
    1406. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate
     An intolerance to salicylates is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to salicylates which is an ingredient in aspirin but is also found naturally in various fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices. The adverse reaction results from the bo...more »
    1407. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulfite
     An intolerance to sulfites is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulfites which is often used as a preservative in a variety of foods and medications including meats, salads and dried fruits. The adverse reaction results from the ...more »
    1408. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulphite
     An intolerance to sulphite is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulphite. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the substance. The amount of sulphite required to trigger the onset of symptoms and th...more »
    1409. Food Additive Allergy -- Annatto
     Annatto allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called annatto which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    1410. Food Additive Allergy -- BHA antioxidants
     A BHA antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHA antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    1411. Food Additive Allergy -- BHT antioxidants
     A BHT antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHT antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    1412. Food Additive Allergy -- Carmine
     A carmine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carmine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (red yoghurt, red popsicles, red drinks) as well as in some cosmetics The specific symptoms that can result can vary consider...more »
    1413. Food Additive Allergy -- amaranth
     An amaranth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called amaranth which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mi...more »
    1414. Food Additive Allergy -- antioxidants
     An antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called antioxidants which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    1415. Food Additive Allergy -- benzoate
     A benzoate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called benzoate which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1416. Food Additive Allergy -- carageenan gum
     A carageenan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called carageenan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild t...more »
    1417. Food Additive Allergy -- erythrosine
     An erythrosine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called erythrosine which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    1418. Food Additive Allergy -- guar gum
     A guar gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called guar gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1419. Food Additive Allergy -- gum
     A gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1420. Food Additive Allergy -- gum acacia
     A gum acacia allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum acacia which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe...more »
    1421. Food Additive Allergy -- gum tragacanth
     A gum tragacanth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum traganth (type of gum) which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range...more »
    1422. Food Additive Allergy -- lecithin
     A lecithin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called lecithin which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1423. Food Additive Allergy -- locust bean gum
     A locust bean gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called locust bean gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild...more »
    1424. Food Additive Allergy -- quinoline yellow
     A quinoline yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called quinoline yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and...more »
    1425. Food Additive Allergy -- saffron
     A saffron allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called saffron which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and ma...more »
    1426. Food Additive Allergy -- salicytes
     A salicylate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called salicylate which is used in a number of foods. Salicylates also occur naturally in a wide range of plant foods especially fruits. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1427. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite
     A sulphite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1428. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite derivative
     A sulphite derivative allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite derivative which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    1429. Food Additive Allergy -- sunset yellow
     A sunset yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called sunset yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    1430. Food Additive Allergy -- tartrazine
     A tartrazine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tartrazine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (some breakfast cereals, cake mixes, chocolate chips etc.) The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably ...more »
    1431. Food Additive Allergy -- xanthan gum
     A xanthan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called xanthan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to seve...more »
    1432. Food Allergy -- Coriander
     A coriander allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coriander or food containing coriander. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and ...more »
    1433. Food Allergy -- Linden tea
     A linden tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to linden tea or food containing linden tea. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) a...more »
    1434. Food Allergy -- MSG
     An MSG allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to MSG or food containing MSG. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    1435. Food Allergy -- Quorn
     A quorn allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to quorn or food containing quorn. Quorn is a type of protein made from a fungus. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immuno...more »
    1436. Food Allergy -- abalone
     An abalone allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to abalone or food containing abalone. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1437. Food Allergy -- almond
     An almond allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to almonds or food containing almonds. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1438. Food Allergy -- aniseed
     An aniseed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to aniseed or food containing aniseed. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    1439. Food Allergy -- apple
     An apple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apples or food containing apples. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1440. Food Allergy -- apricot
     An apricot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apricots or food containing apricots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1441. Food Allergy -- avocado
     An avocado allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to avocados or food containing avocados. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1442. Food Allergy -- banana
     A banana allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bananas or food containing bananas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histami...more »
    1443. Food Allergy -- barley
     A barley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to barley or food containing barley. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1444. Food Allergy -- bean
     A bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beans or food containing beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in ...more »
    1445. Food Allergy -- beef
     A beef allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beef. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    1446. Food Allergy -- beer
     A beer allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beer or food containing beer. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    1447. Food Allergy -- bell pepper
     A bell pepper allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bell peppers or food containing bell pepper. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    1448. Food Allergy -- brazil nut
     A brazil nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to brazil nuts or food containing brazil nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The speci...more »
    1449. Food Allergy -- buckwheat
     A buckwheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to buckwheat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    1450. Food Allergy -- cabbage
     A cabbage allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cabbage or food containing cabbage. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1451. Food Allergy -- carp
     A carp (type of fish) allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carp or food containing carp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    1452. Food Allergy -- carrot
     A carrot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carrots or food containing carrots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1453. Food Allergy -- cashew
     A cashew allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cashews or food containing cashews. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1454. Food Allergy -- castor bean
     A castor bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to castor beans or food containing castor beans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The sp...more »
    1455. Food Allergy -- celery
     A celery allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to celery or food containing celery. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1456. Food Allergy -- chamomile tea
     A chamomile tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chamomile tea or food containing chamomile. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    1457. Food Allergy -- cherry
     A cherry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cherries or food containing cherries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1458. Food Allergy -- chestnut
     A chestnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chestnuts or food containing chestnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1459. Food Allergy -- chick pea
     A chick pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chick peas or food containing chick peas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    1460. Food Allergy -- chicken meat
     A chicken meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chicken meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response t...more »
    1461. Food Allergy -- cinnamon
     A cinnamon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cinnamon or food containing cinnamon. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1462. Food Allergy -- coconut
     A coconut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coconuts or food containing coconut. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    1463. Food Allergy -- codfish
     A codfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to codfish or food containing codfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1464. Food Allergy -- crab
     A crab allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crabs or food containing crab. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that c...more »
    1465. Food Allergy -- crayfish
     A crayfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crayfish or food containing crayfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1466. Food Allergy -- cumin
     A cumin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cumin or food containing cumin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    1467. Food Allergy -- date palm
     A date palm allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to date palms or food containing date palms. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific...more »
    1468. Food Allergy -- duck meat
     A duck meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to duck meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    1469. Food Allergy -- fennel
     A fennel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fennel or food containing fennel. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1470. Food Allergy -- fish
     A fish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fish or food containing fish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1471. Food Allergy -- frog
     A frog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to eating frogs or food containing frogs. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1472. Food Allergy -- fruit
     A fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fruit or food containing fruit. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. Cooking the fruit may reduce or eliminate the reaction. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    1473. Food Allergy -- garbanzo (legume)
     A garbanzo allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garbanzo or food containing garbanzo. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1474. Food Allergy -- garlic
     A garlic allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garlic or food containing garlic. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1475. Food Allergy -- goose meat
     A goose meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to goose meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to co...more »
    1476. Food Allergy -- hazelnut
     A hazelnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hazelnuts or food containing hazelnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1477. Food Allergy -- hops
     A hop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hops or food containing hops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    1478. Food Allergy -- kidney bean
     A kidney bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kidney bean or food containing kidney bean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spec...more »
    1479. Food Allergy -- kiwi fruit
     A kiwi fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kiwi fruit or food containing kiwi fruit. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specifi...more »
    1480. Food Allergy -- lamb
     A lamb allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lamb meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact w...more »
    1481. Food Allergy -- lentil
     A lentil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lentils or food containing lentils. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1482. Food Allergy -- lettuce
     A lettuce allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lettuce or food containing lettuce. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1483. Food Allergy -- lima bean
     A lima bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lima beans or food containing lima beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    1484. Food Allergy -- lobster
     A lobster allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lobsters or food containing lobster. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1485. Food Allergy -- lychee
     A lychee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lychee or food containing lychee. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1486. Food Allergy -- mackerel
     A mackerel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mackerel or food containing mackerel. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1487. Food Allergy -- mango
     A mango allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mango or food containing mango. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin,...more »
    1488. Food Allergy -- meat
     A meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    1489. Food Allergy -- melon
     A melon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing melons. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1490. Food Allergy -- milk
     A milk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to milk or food containing milk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1491. Food Allergy -- mollusk
     A mollusk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mollusks or food containing mollusk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1492. Food Allergy -- mussel
     A mussel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mussels or food containing mussels. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1493. Food Allergy -- mustard leaf
     A mustard leaf allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mustard leaves or food containing mustard leaves. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. T...more »
    1494. Food Allergy -- oat
     An oat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oats or food containing oats. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1495. Food Allergy -- olive
     An olive allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to olives or food containing olives. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1496. Food Allergy -- oranges
     An orange allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oranges or food containing oranges. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1497. Food Allergy -- papaya
     A papaya allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to papaya or food containing papaya. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1498. Food Allergy -- paprika
     A paprika allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to paprika or food containing paprika. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1499. Food Allergy -- parsley
     A parsley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to parsley or food parsley tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms ...more »
    1500. Food Allergy -- pea
     A pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peas or food containing peas. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    1501. Food Allergy -- peach
     A peach allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peach or food containing peach. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    1502. Food Allergy -- peanuts
     A peanut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peanuts or food containing peanuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1503. Food Allergy -- pear
     A pear allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pears or food containing pears. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1504. Food Allergy -- pecan
     A pecan allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pecans or food containing pecans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1505. Food Allergy -- pine nut
     A pine nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pine nuts or food containing pine nuts. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and h...more »
    1506. Food Allergy -- pineapple
     A pineapple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pineapples or food containing pineapple. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific ...more »
    1507. Food Allergy -- plantain
     A plantain allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plantain or food containing plantain. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1508. Food Allergy -- plum
     A plum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plums or food containing plums. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1509. Food Allergy -- pomegranates
     A pomegranate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pomegranates or food containing pomegranates. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    1510. Food Allergy -- pork
     A pork allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    1511. Food Allergy -- potato
     A potato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to potato or food containing potato. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1512. Food Allergy -- pumpkin
     A pumpkin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pumpkin or food containing pumpkin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1513. Food Allergy -- red meat
     A red meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to red meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contac...more »
    1514. Food Allergy -- rice
     A rice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rice or food containing rice. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1515. Food Allergy -- rye
     A rye allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rye or food containing rye. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1516. Food Allergy -- salmon
     A salmon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to salmon or food containing salmon. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1517. Food Allergy -- scallop
     A scallop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to scallops or food containing scallops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympt...more »
    1518. Food Allergy -- sesame
     A sesame allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sesame or food containing sesame. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1519. Food Allergy -- shellfish
     A shellfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shellfish or food containing shellfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    1520. Food Allergy -- shrimp
     A shrimp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shrimp or food containing shrimp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1521. Food Allergy -- snail
     A snail allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to snails or food containing snails. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1522. Food Allergy -- soy
     A soy allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soy or food containing soy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can r...more »
    1523. Food Allergy -- soybean
     A soybean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soybean or food containing soybean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1524. Food Allergy -- spices
     A spice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spices or food containing spices. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine ...more »
    1525. Food Allergy -- strawberry
     A strawberry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to strawberries or food containing strawberries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    1526. Food Allergy -- sulfite
     A sulfite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sulfite or food containing sulfite. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1527. Food Allergy -- sunflower seeds
     A sunflower seed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sunflower seeds or food containing sunflower seeds. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerabl...more »
    1528. Food Allergy -- thyme
     A thyme allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to thyme or food containing thyme. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    1529. Food Allergy -- tomato
     A tomato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tomatoes or food containing tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1530. Food Allergy -- tree nuts
     A tree nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tree nuts or food containing tree nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1531. Food Allergy -- tuna
     A tuna allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tuna or food containing tuna. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    1532. Food Allergy -- turnip
     A turnip allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to turnip or food containing turnip. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1533. Food Allergy -- turtle
     A turtle allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the ingestion of turtle meat. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin, ...more »
    1534. Food Allergy -- vegetable oil
     A vegetable oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to vegetable oil or food containing vegetable oil. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an an...more »
    1535. Food Allergy -- walnuts
     A walnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to walnuts or food containing walnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1536. Food Allergy -- watermelon
     A watermelon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing watermelons. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    1537. Food Allergy -- wheat
     A wheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to wheat or food containing wheat. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    1538. Food Allergy -- zucchini
     A zucchini allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to zucchini or food containing zucchini. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1539. Food allergies
     Immune over-reaction to an eaten food....more »
    1540. Food allergy related asthma
     Food allergy related asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by an allergic reaction to a particular food. This is a very uncommon cause of asthma....more »
    1541. Forney Robinson Pascoe syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by skeletal abnormalities, deafness and mitral regurgitation....more »
    1542. Franceschetti-Klein syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by malar hypoplasia, down-slanting eye slits, defect of lower eye lid and malformation of external ear....more »
    1543. Francisella tularenis infection
     Francisella tularenis is a type of bacteria that can cause infection involving the skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems. The nature and severity of symptoms varies depending on the location of the infection. The bacteria primarily causes localiz...more »
    1544. Francois dyscephalic syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, microphthalmia, small pinched nose and hypotrichosis....more »
    1545. Franke triad
     A term used to describe the association of palate abnormalities, deviated nasal septum and enlarged adenoids....more »
    1546. Fresh Mangrove caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Fresh Mangrove caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1547. Fried-Goldberg-Mundel syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by leg malformations and an abnormally positioned urethral opening (hypospadias) in males....more »
    1548. Friedreich ataxia
     A progressive inherited neuromuscular disorder involving slow degeneration of the spinal cord and brain....more »
    1549. Frigophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cold....more »
    1550. Frontonasal dysplasia -- phocomelic upper limbs
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short arms, facial anomalies and various other abnormalities....more »
    1551. Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency, hereditary
     A rare inherited condition where an enzyme deficiency (fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency - FDPase) impairs the body's ability to metabolize fructose from the diet....more »
    1552. Fumaric aciduria
     A rare inborn metabolic error where a deficiency of the enzyme fumarase due to a genetic defect impairs the body's ability to break down fumarate into malate which results in increased fumaric acid levels in the urine....more »
    1553. Funnel Web spider poisoning
     The funnel web spider is a poisonous spider found mainly in Australia and America. The venom is toxic to the nervous system. There are two phases of poisoning - the first phase starts soon after envenomation and may result in death in severe cases. The se...more »
    1554. Furrier's lung
     Inhalation of a dust from animal fur in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the ...more »
    1555. GSD IIB -- formerly
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by severe heart problems, varying degrees of muscle weakness and often mental retardation. Other symptoms such as mental retardation may also occur. The genetic anomaly manifests as a deficiency of a protein called ...more »
    1556. GSD2B -- formerly
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by severe heart problems, varying degrees of muscle weakness and often mental retardation. Other symptoms such as mental retardation may also occur. The genetic anomaly manifests as a deficiency of a protein called ...more »
    1557. Gametophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of marriage....more »
    1558. Gamophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of marriage....more »
    1559. Gastric Ulcer
     A gastric ulcer is a break in the normal tissue that lines the stomach....more »
    1560. Gastric lymphoma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs in the lining of the stomach. The tumor may be primary or have spread there from other parts of the body. This type of tumor is more common in old people....more »
    1561. Gastritis
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    1562. Gastro-enteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
     A rare form of gastrointestinal tumor. It includes two main groups of cancer called carcinoid and endocrine pancreatic tumors. Some of the tumors consist of hormone secreting cells which results in excessive secretion of certain hormones....more »
    1563. Gastrointestinal bleeding
     Internal bleeding in the digestive tract...more »
    1564. Gaucher disease -- perinatal lethal form
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of abnormally tight skin and Gaucher disease which is a lipid storage disease. This is the most severe form of Gaucher disease....more »
    1565. Gaucher disease type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 2 is acute neurological for...more »
    1566. Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, congenital heart disease and an abnormal membrane of tissue across the larynx....more »
    1567. Generalized pustular psoriasis
     This is a rare form of psoriasis is also known as von Zumbusch psoriasis. It can be life-threatening especially in the elderly. It is characterized by the development of pustules in the flexural areas - the backs of the knees, the insides of the elbows, t...more »
    1568. Geniophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of chins....more »
    1569. Genophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sex....more »
    1570. Genuphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of knees....more »
    1571. Gephyrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of crossing a bridge....more »
    1572. Gerascophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of growing old....more »
    1573. Geumophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of tastes or flavors....more »
    1574. Giant cell myocarditis
     A rare cardiovascular disease involving inflammation of the heart muscle. The condition occurs for no apparent reason....more »
    1575. Gila Lizard poisoning
     Gila lizards are one of the few venomous species of lizard. They are found in parts of America such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila li...more »
    1576. Glanders
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium (Burkholderia mallei). It is usually a disease that affects horses and mules but can also infect other animals and humans. Human infection usually occurs in laboratory settings or in those with prolonged contact...more »
    1577. Glaucoma -- sleep apnea
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of sleep apnea with glaucoma....more »
    1578. Glomerular Disease
     Condition affecting the glomerules in the kidney....more »
    1579. Glomerulonephritis, membranous congenital due to anti-maternal NEP alloimmunisation
     An immune reaction involving maternal antibodies which attack the fetus and causes kidney problems. The condition occurs when a mother with a deficiency of NEP becomes exposed to NEP antigen produced by the fetus which results in the production of antibod...more »
    1580. Glory lily poisoning
     The glory lily is a type of vine which bears unusual yellow and red flowers. It is often used as an indoor and outdoor ornamental plant. The plant contains various chemicals that can cause serious symptoms if eaten. The roots are the most toxic part of th...more »
    1581. Glossophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of speaking in public or speech anxiety....more »
    1582. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare enzyme abnormality involving a deficiency of the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase which causes premature destruction of red blood cells. The excessive destruction of red blood cells can be triggered by certain infections or drugs or by eating fava...more »
    1583. Glutaric aciduria 2
     A metabolic disorder involving an enzyme deficiency - electron transfer flavoprotein ubiquinone oxydoreductase. The severity of symptoms depends on the level of deficiency. The infant onset form is the most severe and often results in death. Severe cases ...more »
    1584. Glycine encephalopathy, classical neonatal form
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system....more »
    1585. Glycogen Storage Disease IIb -- formerly
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by severe heart problems, varying degrees of muscle weakness and often mental retardation. Other symptoms such as mental retardation may also occur. The genetic anomaly manifests as a deficiency of a protein called ...more »
    1586. Glycogen storage disease type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down....more »
    1587. Glycogen storage disease type 2B
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down. Type IIB usually starts during childhood....more »
    1588. Glycogen storage disease type 2B -- formerly
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by severe heart problems, varying degrees of muscle weakness and often mental retardation. Other symptoms such as mental retardation may also occur. The genetic anomaly manifests as a deficiency of a protein called ...more »
    1589. Glycogenosis type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down. The severity of the condition is variable ...more »
    1590. Gms syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, short stature and an eye abnormality....more »
    1591. Gnathostoma Infection
     Infection with a type of round worm (Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum). Infection typically occurs through eating undercooked fish or poultry containing the roundworm larvae or by drinking contaminated water. The symptoms are determined by ...more »
    1592. Gnathostoma hispidum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma hispidum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptoms ...more »
    1593. Gnathostoma spinigerum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma spinigerum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptom...more »
    1594. Gonionemus poisoning
     Gonionemus is a type of hydrozoan jellyfish which can deliver a venomous sting. The sting can cause various combinations of skin, respiratory and joint and pain symptoms. In mild cases, only the skin is affected. Stings most often occur in the Northern he...more »
    1595. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    1596. Goodpasture's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage with circulating antibodies against basement membranes....more »
    1597. Goose allergy
     A goose allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to geese. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the goose. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1598. Gracile bone dysplasia
     An inherited disorder characterized by brittle bones and thin, slender long bones and ribs as well as other abnormalities....more »
    1599. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    1600. Graft-versus-host disease
     A disease characterised by an immune response as a result of a transplantation or transfusion resulting in a widespread systemic inflammatory response...more »
    1601. Grapeleaf skeletonizer caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the grapeleaf skeletonizer caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1602. Graphite Pneumoconiosis
     Lung damage caused by excessive inhalation of graphite. Cases are rare and severity can vary depending on the level of exposure....more »
    1603. Graphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational dislike of writing....more »
    1604. Grasbeck-Imerslund Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1605. Grass pollen allergy
     A grass pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by various grasses. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    1606. Graves Disease
     is an autoimmune disease characterized by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies. Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins (TSIs) bind to and activate thyrotropin receptors, causing the thyroid gland to grow and the thyroid follicles to increase syn...more »
    1607. Gray baby syndrome
     A side effect of chloramphenicol (antibiotic) administration to infants - especially premature infants. Infants lack the liver enzymes to metabolize the drug and it builds up to toxic levels. Death is relatively common....more »
    1608. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
     A rare progressive form of ascending polyneuropathy believed to be an autoimmune response....more »
    1609. Gulf War syndrome
     Syndrome in military veterans of the Gulf war...more »
    1610. Gum disease
     Dental condition affecting the gums....more »
    1611. Gum disorders
     Any disorder the affects the gums of the human mouth...more »
    1612. Gustavson syndrome
     A very rare condition characterized by features such as mental retardation, spasticity, seizures and eye and ear problems....more »
    1613. Gynephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or hatred of women....more »
    1614. Gynophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or hatred of women....more »
    1615. Gypsy moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Gypsy moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1616. HADH deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1617. HEC syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by excess fluid inside the skull, cataracts and thickening of the heart....more »
    1618. HIV-1, CRF01_AE
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1619. HIV-1, CRF02_AG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1620. HIV-1, CRF04_ cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1621. HIV-1, CRF05_ D/F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1622. HIV-1, CRF06_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1623. HIV-1, CRF07_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1624. HIV-1, CRF08_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1625. HIV-1, CRF11_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1626. HIV-1, CRF12_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1627. HIV-1, CRF13_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1628. HIV-1, CRF14_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1629. HIV-1, CRF15_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1630. HIV-1, CRF16_ A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1631. HIV-1, CRF17_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1632. HIV-1, CRF18_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1633. HIV-1, CRF19_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1634. HIV-1, CRF20_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1635. HIV-1, CRF21_A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1636. HIV-1, CRF22_01A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1637. HIV-1, CRF23_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1638. HIV-1, CRF24_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1639. HIV-1, CRF25_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1640. HIV-1, CRF26_AU
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1641. HIV-1, CRF27_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1642. HIV-1, CRF28_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1643. HIV-1, CRF29_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1644. HIV-1, CRF30_0206
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1645. HIV-1, CRF31_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1646. HIV-1, CRF32_06A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1647. HIV-1, CRF33_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1648. HIV-1, CRF34_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1649. HIV-1, CRF35_AD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1650. HIV-1, CRF36_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1651. HIV-1, CRF37_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1652. HIV-1, CRF38_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1653. HIV-1, CRF39_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1654. HIV-1, CRF40_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1655. HIV-1, CRF41_CD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1656. HIV-1, CRF42_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1657. HIV-1, CRF43_02G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1658. HIV-1A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1659. HIV-1A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1660. HIV-1A2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1661. HIV-1A3
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1662. HIV-1B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1663. HIV-1C
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1664. HIV-1D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1665. HIV-1E
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1666. HIV-1F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1667. HIV-1F1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1668. HIV-1F2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1669. HIV-1G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1670. HIV-1H
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1671. HIV-1J
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1672. HIV-1K
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1673. HIV-1M
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1674. HIV-1N
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1675. HIV-1O
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1676. HIV-2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1677. HIV-2A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1678. HIV-2B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1679. HOCM
     Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy...more »
    1680. Hadeophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of hell....more »
    1681. Hagiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of saints and holy things....more »
    1682. Halitosis
     Bad breath...more »
    1683. Hamaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the sight of blood....more »
    1684. Hamartophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of error or sin....more »
    1685. Hamman-Rich syndrome
     A rare acute lung disease where the lung sufferers progressive inflammation and fibrosis which often leads to death....more »
    1686. Hand-Schuller-Christian Syndrome
     A group of blood disorder involving excess production of histiocytes (type of immune cell) throughout the body. Accumulation of histiocytes results in non-cancerous growths which can damage organs and other body tissues such as bones. Symptom vary hugely ...more »
    1687. Handgrips induced allergies
     Handgrips induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in handgrips. Symptoms usually involve the hands....more »
    1688. Hantavirosis
     Infection by hantavirus which is a virus from the family Bunyaviridae. Infection generally causes severe febrile illness which can involve bleeding, shock and even death in some cases. The disease is transmitted by infected rodents....more »
    1689. Hantavirus
     A genus of viruses from the family Bunyaviridae...more »
    1690. Haphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of touch....more »
    1691. Haptophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of touch....more »
    1692. Harpaxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of robbers....more »
    1693. Hartnup Disease
     A rare metabolic disorder involving an error in the transport of neutral amino acid and characterized by mental retardation, rash due to light sensitivity and cerebellar ataxia....more »
    1694. Havoc rodenticide poisoning
     Havoc is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    1695. Hay Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of hay particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune ...more »
    1696. Hay fever
     An allergy which causes sneezing, runny nose or blocked nose for part of the year....more »
    1697. Heart attack
     Serious and often fatal acute heart condition...more »
    1698. Heart block
     Failure of the heart's normal rhythm controls leading to arrhythmia...more »
    1699. Heart cancer
     A malignancy that is located in the heart...more »
    1700. Heart conditions
     Any condition that affects the heart...more »
    1701. Heart disease
     Any of various heart conditions....more »
    1702. Heart failure
     Slow failure of the heart (cardiac insufficiency)....more »
    1703. Heart injury
     An injury to the heart...more »
    1704. Heart valve diseases
     Diseases that affect the valves of the heart...more »
    1705. Heartburn
     Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus...more »
    1706. Heatstroke
     Heat exhaustion and collapse from heat exposure...more »
    1707. Hedonophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pleasure....more »
    1708. Heiner syndrome
     A disease caused by the precipitation in the blood of antibodies to cow's milk....more »
    1709. Heliophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sunlight or increased sensitivity to sunlight....more »
    1710. Heller-Dohle disease
     Inflammation of the aorta which occurs in the later stages of a syphilis infection....more »
    1711. Helminth infections
     The infection by a parasitic worm...more »
    1712. Helminthiasis
     Infection of the human body with a parasitic worm such as roundworms and pinworms. The worms usually only involve the intestinal tract but sometimes they may invade other organs. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the type of worm and the ...more »
    1713. Helminthophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being infested with worms....more »
    1714. Hemangiomatosis, familial pulmonary capillary
     A rare condition involving the excessive proliferation of lung capillaries which results in pulmonary hypertension....more »
    1715. Hematophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the sight of blood....more »
    1716. Hemolytic anaemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    1717. Hemolytic anemia
     Hemolytic anemia is a term used to describe the premature desctruction of red blood cells. Red blood cells are normally broken down every 3-4 months and replaced but in haemolytic anemia the red blood cells are broken down at a faster rate than they can b...more »
    1718. Hemolytic anemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    1719. Hemosiderosis
     A rare lung condition where bleeding into the lungs causes lung damage due to the accumulation of iron. The severity of the condition is determined by the amount of bleeding....more »
    1720. Hemothorax
     Blood in the pleural cavity (near lungs)...more »
    1721. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Margosa oil
     Margosa oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat parasitic infestations. The herbal agent contains various chemicals which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1722. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Polygonum multiflorum
     The root from the Polygonum multiflorum can be used as a herbal agent to treat constipation, insomnia and vertigo. The herbal agent contains anthraquinones which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1723. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Senna
     Senna can be used to treat constipation or to prepare the colon for a rectal examination. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1724. Herbal Agent overdose -- Arnica Flower
     Arnica Flower can be used as a herbal agent used to topically for such things as bruises, hematomas and contusions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as flavonoid glycoside, coumarin and sesquiterpene lactone. Ingestion of the herbal agent can resu...more »
    1725. Herbal Agent overdose -- Autumn Crocus
     Autumn crocus can be used as a herbal agent to treat gout and rheumatoid conditions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as colchicine and the ingestion of excessive amounts of this can result in symptoms. Severe overdose can result in death and chro...more »
    1726. Herbal Agent overdose -- Betel Nut
     Betel Nut is used as a herbal agent used alleviate pain and improve mood problems. The betel nut contains chemicals such as (arecoline on raw nut, arecaidine - after roasting)and the ingestion of excessive amounts of these can result in symptoms. Chronic ...more »
    1727. Herbal Agent overdose -- Cleistanthus Collinus
     Cleistanthus collinus can be used as a herbal agent which is very toxic and has been used to commit suicide or murder. The herbal agent contains toxic chemicals such as dyphyllin, collinusin and glycosides....more »
    1728. Herbal Agent overdose -- Garlic
     Garlic can be used as a herbal agent to treat cholesterol problems, high blood pressure and to reduce inflammation and the risk of blood clots. The bulb of the garlic plant contain alliin and ajoene which can cause an adverse reaction in some people or va...more »
    1729. Herbal Agent overdose -- Golden Seal
     Golden seal can be used as a herbal agent to treat a variety of conditions - bleeding after birth, mucosal inflammation, constipation, hemorrhoids. The herbal agent contains chemicals (alkaloid hydrastine, berberine) which can cause various symptoms if ex...more »
    1730. Herbal Agent overdose -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. The ingestion of excessive amounts of Kombucha can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    1731. Herbal Agent overdose -- Lobelia
     Lobelia can be used as a herbal agent to treat respiratory congestion, muscle spasms and to assist in quitting smoking. The herbal agent contains a certain chemicals which can imitate the effects of nicotine but which can cause various symptoms if excessi...more »
    1732. Herbal Agent overdose -- Peppermint Oil
     Peppermint Oil can be used as an antispasmodic (to treat nausea, dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome) and as an antibacterial. The herbal agent contains various chemicals (menthol, menthone, methyl acetate) which can cause symptoms if excessive quantit...more »
    1733. Herbal Agent overdose -- Sabah vegetable
     Sabah vegetable can be used as a herbal agent to treat obesity and prevent vision problems. The herbal agent contains a chemical (papvarine alkaloids) which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1734. Hereditary elliptocytosis
     An inherited blood disorder where a significant number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) are elliptical or oval shaped rather than doughnut shaped. The condition is often asymptomatic but anemia can result when the abnormal red blood cells are destroyed....more »
    1735. Hereditary methemoglobinemia, recessive, type II
     A rare inherited blood disorder where the hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying part of red blood cells) can't bind with oxygen which impairs the oxygen supply to parts of the body, especially during exertion when more oxygen is needed by the body. The type II ...more »
    1736. Hereditary peripheral nervous disorder
     A group of inherited disorders affecting the peripheral nerves (nerves other than the brain and spinal cord). The motor, sensory and/or autonomic nerves may be affected. Examples of such conditions includes Dejerine-Sottas disease and Charcot-Marie-Tooth ...more »
    1737. Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy 3
     A very rare inherited disorder affecting the peripheral and autonomic nervous system and characterized by reduced tear production, excessive sweating, poor body temperature control, blood pressure problems, impaired sensation and poor muscle control....more »
    1738. Heroin dependence
     The physical and psychological dependence to the recreational drug heroin...more »
    1739. Heroin overdose
     Heroin is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1740. Herpes, Neonatal
     Neonatal herpes is the infection of a newborn with the herpes virus within the first six weeks of life. The virus may be transmitted from the mother to the baby while it is still in the uterus or during delivery. The risk of transmitting the virus is high...more »
    1741. Herpes, Neonatal -- Disseminated
     Disseminated neonatal herpes is a widespread infection of a newborn with the herpes virus within the first six weeks of life. The virus may be transmitted from the mother to the baby while it is still in the uterus or during delivery. The risk of transmit...more »
    1742. Herpetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of reptiles....more »
    1743. Herring poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some herrings contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    1744. Heterophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or aversion to heterosexuals....more »
    1745. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the number 666....more »
    1746. Hickory tussock moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Hickory tussock moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1747. Hierophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sacred objects or priests....more »
    1748. High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
    1749. High Cholesterol
     High levels of blood cholesterol, triglycerides, or other lipids....more »
    1750. Hip cancer
     The presence of tumour growth in the bone of the hip, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast; cancer affecting bone of hip likely ...more »
    1751. Hippophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of horses....more »
    1752. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of long words....more »
    1753. Histoplasmosis
     Lung infection from fungus Histoplasma capsulatum...more »
    1754. Hives
     Weals on the skin due to an allergic reaction....more »
    1755. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    1756. Hodgkin's disease, adult
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in adults. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    1757. Hodgkin's disease, childhood
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in children. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    1758. Hodgkin's disease, nodular sclerosis
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    1759. Hodophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of travel....more »
    1760. Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency
     An inherited disorder where the enzymes that use the vitamin biotin are defective....more »
    1761. Holoprosencephaly, recurrent infections, and monocytosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by recurring infections and a brain anomaly. Death usually occurs during the first years of life due to sepsis....more »
    1762. Homichlophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of fog....more »
    1763. Homilophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational hatred of sermons....more »
    1764. Homocystinuria due to defect in methylation (cbl g)
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (methionine synthase) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocystine which results in harmful af...more »
    1765. Homocystinuria due to defect in methylation cbl e
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (methionine synthase reductase) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocystine which results in ...more »
    1766. Homophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of homosexuality which is affection between people of the same sex....more »
    1767. Homozygotic Alpha 1 antitrypsin Defeciency
     Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherited disorder that can cause lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children...more »
    1768. Hookworm
     Worm spread through feces with poor sanitation....more »
    1769. House dust allergy
     House dust allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to allergens dound in household dust such as pet dander, mold and dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    1770. Howard-Young syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, facial cleft and an extra big toe....more »
    1771. Humidifier lung
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with pathogens such as amoeba and certain bacteria can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result f...more »
    1772. Humidifier lung -- Acanthamoeba spp.
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Acanthamoeba spp.) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the ...more »
    1773. Humidifier lung -- Bacillus spp.
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Bacillus spp.) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body...more »
    1774. Humidifier lung -- Naegleria gruberi
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Naegleria gruberi) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the ...more »
    1775. Humidifier lung -- Penicillum spp.
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Penicillum spp.) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the bo...more »
    1776. Hunter-Mcdonald syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly be short stature, characteristic facial appearance and a predisposition for developing brain tumors....more »
    1777. Huntington's Disease
     Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration....more »
    1778. Hurler syndrome
    1779. Hyacinth bean poisoning
     Hyacinth bean is a vine which bears elongated spikes of purple, white or pink flowers. The plant originated in Africa and is often used as an ornamental plant. The seeds and seed pod contain cyanogenic glycoside which can cause poisoning if large quantiti...more »
    1780. Hydranencephaly
     A very rare condition where fluid replaces a portion of the brain....more »
    1781. Hydrocarbon poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of hydrocarbon compounds such as turpentine, pine oil, cleaning agents, fuel, polishes, kerosene and car products....more »
    1782. Hydrocephalus obesity hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by obesity, buildup of fluid inside the skull (hydrocephalus) and impaired sex hormone production....more »
    1783. Hydrocodone overdose
     Hydrocodone is a prescription drug used mainly to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1784. Hydronephrosis congenital
     A rare kidney disorder that is present at birth and involves enlargement of the part of the ureter closest to the kidney due to obstruction of the flow of urine out of the kidney. The severity of the condition is determined by the degree of obstruction....more »
    1785. Hydrophophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of rabies....more »
    1786. Hygrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of liquids, particularly wine and water....more »
    1787. Hylephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of forests or wood....more »
    1788. Hypengyophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of responsibility....more »
    1789. Hyper-IgM Syndrome
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body....more »
    1790. Hyperadrenalism
     Excessive levels of adrenal hormones in the body. Symptoms depend on which hormone is involved and the degree of involvement. Adrenal hormones are aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine....more »
    1791. Hyperaldosteronism-induced hypertension
     Hyperaldosteronism -induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal glands. The high blood pressure often responds poorly to the usual medications. Death can result in severe cases....more »
    1792. Hyperchromic Anemia
     Hyperchromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which contain abnormally high amounts of haemoglobin as well as a reduced number of red blood cells. This anomaly is often caused by such things as Vitamin B12 deficiency and pernici...more »
    1793. Hyperchylomicronemia
     A term used to describe the presence of too many chylomicrons in the blood....more »
    1794. Hyperdibasic aminoaciduria type 2
     A rare inborn urea cycle disorder characterized by an enzyme defect in the amino acid transporter gene SLC7A7 (positive amino acid transporter)....more »
    1795. Hyperglycinemia
     Increased blood levels of glycine. There are two types of hyperglycinemia (ketotic and nonketotic) with different symptoms....more »
    1796. Hyperimmunoglobulinemia E
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder characterized by frequent pus-producing infections. The body's ability to fight infection is affected by a lack of normal functioning neutrophils....more »
    1797. Hyperlipoproteinemia type 3
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the body's impaired ability to break down certain lipids (triglycerides) which results in their buildup in the blood....more »
    1798. Hyperornithinemia-hyperammonemia-homocitrullinuria syndrome
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where ammonia builds up in the body due to a defect in the transport of ornithine which prevents ammonia being converted to urea and being excreted through the urine. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1799. Hyperosmolarity
    1800. Hyperoxia
     A high level of oxygen in body tissues. It can be caused by exposure to high atmospheric pressure or long term inhalation of high oxygen concentrations. The high levels of oxygen may affect the lungs, nervous system or the eyes and thus can result in vary...more »
    1801. Hyperparathyroidism, neonatal severe primary
     A very rare disorder where high levels of parathyroid levels affects the body's use of calcium. The bones lack sufficiency calcification and become weak....more »
    1802. Hyperphalangism -- dysmorphy -- bronchomalacia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by finger and toe abnormalities, unusual facial features and narrowed airways....more »
    1803. Hypersecretion of growth hormone
    1804. Hypersensitive
    1805. Hypersensitivity reaction
    1806. Hypersensitivity to Pets
    1807. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    1808. Hypersensitivity to dust
    1809. Hypersensitivity to food
    1810. Hypersensitivity to pollen
    1811. Hypertelorism -- esophageal abnormalities -- hypospadias
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by defects along the midline of the body. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerably. There are two subtypes of the disorder: one is inherited in a X-linked manner and the other is inherited in an autosom...more »
    1812. Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
     A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive facial features, genital abnormalities, esophageal defect and difficulty swallowing. Males are more severely affected than females....more »
    1813. Hypertension
     High blood pressure...more »
    1814. Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis
     Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....more »
    1815. Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta
     Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta is high blood pressure resulting from a birth defect where a heart blood vessel called the aorta is abnormally narrowed. The high blood pressure tends to affect mainly the upper part of the body. Babies and ver...more »
    1816. Hypertension in children one to ten years
    1817. Hypertension in children under one year
    1818. Hypertension of pregnancy
     Pregnancy hypertension is the development of high blood pressure during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The increased blood pressure can cause complications in preg...more »
    1819. Hypertension, Essential
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form....more »
    1820. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1821. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 1
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1822. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 2
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1823. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 3
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1824. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 4
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1825. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 5
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1826. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 6
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1827. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 7
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1828. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 8
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1829. Hypertension-like disorders
    1830. Hypertensive heart disease
     Heart disease that is caused by hypertension...more »
    1831. Hyperthyroidism -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of hyperthyroidism during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1832. Hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
     A heart condition involving thickening of parts of the heart (usually the muscle wall separating the heart chambers) which reduces the size of the heart chambers (specifically the left ventricle). This abnormally thick heart muscle restricts the outflow o...more »
    1833. Hyperventilation
     Excessively rapid breathing causing blood gas imbalances...more »
    1834. Hypnophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sleep or being hypnotized....more »
    1835. Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of recurring urticarial vasculitis, arthralgia or arthritis and hypocomplementemia. Hypocomplementemia involves a reduction or absence of blood complement which is a part of the body's immune system which des...more »
    1836. Hypoglossia with Situs Inversus
     A very rare birth malformation involving an abnormally small tongue (large portion is missing) and situs inverses which is a medical term for organs which are located on the wrong side of the body - e.g. heart on the right side of the body and liver on th...more »
    1837. Hypokalemia
     Low levels of potassium in the body....more »
    1838. Hypomyelination neuropathy -- arthrogryposis
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by insufficient myelination of peripheral nerves and contractures at birth. The myelin sheath is a protective coating around nerves....more »
    1839. Hypopituitarism -- micropenis -- cleft lip palate
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by low pituitary hormone level, small penis and a cleft lip and palate....more »
    1840. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
     A rare condition where an infant is born with an underdeveloped left side of the heart which prevents the heart from pumping oxygenated blood efficiently to various parts of the body....more »
    1841. Hypospadias -- hypertelorism
     A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive facial features, genital abnormalities, esophageal defect and difficulty swallowing. Males are more severely affected than females....more »
    1842. Hypothermia
     Low body temperature...more »
    1843. Hypovolemia
     An abnormal decrease in volume of blood....more »
    1844. Iatrogenic pneumothorax
     A pneumothorax that is caused by the actions of a physician or surgeon...more »
    1845. Iatrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of going to the doctor....more »
    1846. Ichthyophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of fish....more »
    1847. Ichthyosis congenita, Harlequin fetus type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....more »
    1848. Ichthyosis congenita, harlequin type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....more »
    1849. Ichthyosis prematurity syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by premature birth with a thick layer of skin that peels to leave dry, scaly, thickened skin....more »
    1850. Idiopathic Thymus Hyperplasia
     Enlargement of the thymus gland that is not associated with any discernable disease process. Enlargement of the thymus not resulting from any disease process is very rare and is generally not a problem. The thymus gland is located beneath the breastbone a...more »
    1851. Idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia
     An acute lung disorder involving the infiltration of eosinophils into the lung tissue with no apparent cause....more »
    1852. Idiopathic alveolar hypoventilation syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by a reduced breathing rate despite no respiratory system abnormalities. The cause of the condition is unknown....more »
    1853. Idiopathic diffuse interstitial fibrosis
     A rare lung disease involving progressive inflammation and scarring (fibrosis) of deep lung tissue which can cause shortness of breath. In idiopathic forms of the condition, there is no apparent cause....more »
    1854. Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy
     A rare chronic heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated and the heart is unable to contract normally. In idiopathic forms, the condition occurs for no apparent reason....more »
    1855. Idiopathic eosinophilic chronic pneumopathy
     A rare disorder where eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) accumulate in the lungs and cause problems. The symptoms occur gradually over a period of weeks or even months....more »
    1856. Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare blood disorder where the bone marrow produces too many eosinophils over a long period of time which can cause organ or tissue damage. The disorder can affect and part of the body but most often affects the skin, heart and nervous system. The increa...more »
    1857. Idiopathic liver cirrhosis
     Cirrhosis is defined histologically as a diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules. The progression of liver injury to cirrhosis may occur over weeks to years....more »
    1858. Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome
     A rare kidney disorder which has no apparent cause. The filtering structures of the kidneys are only slightly damaged and appear to be almost normal. Progression to kidney failure is very rare....more »
    1859. Idiopathic myopathy
     A rare condition involving inflammation of the skeletal muscles which become weak and wasted....more »
    1860. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
     A rare disorder involving bleeding into the lungs which can eventually cause damage to the lungs....more »
    1861. Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension
     A rare condition where sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries cause cyanosis, polycythemia and heart failure....more »
    1862. Idiopathic subglottic tracheal stenosis
     Narrowing of the portion of the trachea below the glottis (voice box) that occurs for no apparent reason....more »
    1863. Idiopathic, hypertrophic, subaortic stenosis
     A rare heart disorder where thickening of parts of the heart (wall separating the heart chambers) reduces the size of heart chambers and hinders the flow of blood....more »
    1864. IgE mediated gastrointestinal food allergy
     An adverse reaction by the body's immune system to food that is driven by IgE. IgE antibodies specific to food molecules bind with the circulating food allergen and cause the release of immune response molecules such as cytokines. Symptoms usually occur s...more »
    1865. Ignophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of not knowing....more »
    1866. Illum syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by a distinctive "whistling face" and contractures in multiple joints....more »
    1867. Immotile cilia syndrome, due to defective radial spokes
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move adequately due to abnormal cilia structure. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respirat...more »
    1868. Immotile cilia syndrome, due to excessively long cilia
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move adequately due to abnormally long cilia. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respiratory...more »
    1869. Immune disorders
     Disorders that affect the immune system...more »
    1870. Immunoglobulinic amyloidosis
     A disease characterized by the abnormal deposit of amyloid in various parts of the body, especially organs such as the kidneys, heart, liver, gastrointestinal tract and peripheral nerves. It occurs when plasma cells in the bone marrow produce too much of ...more »
    1871. Inborn amino acid metabolism disorder
     A group of inherited disorders where the body is not able to metabolize amino acids consumed in the diet. Amino acids are a part of carbohydrates, fats and proteins and are metabolized in order to provide energy or to make other needed compounds. There ar...more »
    1872. Inborn errors of thyroid hormone synthesis related to hypothyroidism
     Congenital hypothyroidism is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants. This can occur because of an anatomic defect in the gland, an inborn error of thyroid metabolism, or iodine deficiency....more »
    1873. Inborn urea cycle disorder
     A genetic disorder involving a deficiency of one of the enzymes needed in the urea cycle. The urea cycle is the process of removing ammonia from blood stream by converting it to urea and excreting it via urine. A build-up of ammonia in the blood is toxic ...more »
    1874. Indandione rodenticide poisoning
     Indandione is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1875. India tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1876. Indian tick fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1877. Infant asthma
     Infant asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during childhood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. The asthma may be triggered by allergens, pollution, viral infections and many other factor...more »
    1878. Infantile convulsions and paroxysmal choreoathetosis, familial
     A very rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by convulsions during infancy and choreoathetosis which can occur randomly or be triggered by certain stimuli such as exercise....more »
    1879. Infantile dysphagia
     Swallowing problems in infants....more »
    1880. Infantile hypophosphatasia
     An inherited bone disorder due to an inborn error of metabolism characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphate. The condition becomes noticeably during infancy and involves a period of normal development (about 6 months) followed by deterioration due...more »
    1881. Infectious myocarditis
     Inflammation of the muscle of the heart (myocardium) due to an infection. It often occurs as a complication of various bacterial, viral or parasitic infections such as rubella, polio and rheumatic fever....more »
    1882. Infective endocarditis
     The infection and inflammation of the inner heart layers, especially the valves. The infection is usually bacterial. The condition carries a high risk of death....more »
    1883. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors
     A rare tumor that tends to occur mainly in the soft tissue and internal body organs. The more common specific locations are soft tissue, mediastinum, pancreas, gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts, mouth, skin, breast, nerve, bone and central nervous...more »
    1884. Inhalant abuse
     Inhalant abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Inhalants include gasoline, adhesives, solve...more »
    1885. Inheritable disorders of connective tissue
     Disorders that affect the connective tissue of the body that are handed down from generation to generation...more »
    1886. Inherited spherocytic anemia
     Inherited Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of red...more »
    1887. Insect allergy
     An allergic response to a wasp sting....more »
    1888. Insect bite allergy
     An insect bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a bite by an insect such as an ant. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    1889. Insect sting allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction at the site of an insect sting...more »
    1890. Insomnia with sleep apnea
     The association of insomnia with sleep apnea. Patients may be unaware that their bouts of sleep apnea is actually causing them to wake during the night and they may mistakenly believe that they simply have insomnia....more »
    1891. Intestinal Conditions
     Conditions that affect the intestines...more »
    1892. Intestinal bleeding
     A condition characterized by the bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract...more »
    1893. Intestinal obstruction
     Blockage in the intestines of the digestive tract....more »
    1894. Intrinsic asthma
     Intrinsic asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is not caused by exposure to an allergen. The severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1895. Intrinsic factor, congenital deficiency of
     A very rare disorder where a deficiency of a protein called intrinsic factor prevents vitamin B12 from being absorbed from the stomach. Thus, vitamin B12 deficiency occurs which leads to anemia....more »
    1896. Invasive group A Streptococcal disease
     Infection with Group A Streptococcal bacteria...more »
    1897. Iophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of poisons....more »
    1898. Iron deficiency
     When there is a deficiency of iron in the body...more »
    1899. Iron deficiency anemia
     Iron-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of iron in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells....more »
    1900. Irritable bowel syndrome
     Spasms in the colon wall...more »
    1901. Ischemic heart disease
     Heart disease from reduced blood flow to the heart...more »
    1902. Isoniazid toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1903. Isoniazid-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Drug-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called isoniazid. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells which mak...more »
    1904. Isopterophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of termites....more »
    1905. Israeli spotted fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1906. Isthmus coarctation
     A rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow to the lower body gives res...more »
    1907. Itraconazole toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1908. Ivemark Syndrome
     A rare progressive disorder characterized by absence or abnormal development of the spleen and malformations of the heart vessels....more »
    1909. Jacobs syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart inflammation (pericardium), joint disease and permanent finger flexion. The number of joints affected is variable....more »
    1910. Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome
     A rare genetic bone disorder characterized by benign bone growths which can cause painful swellings and bone deformities and makes bone prone to fractures....more »
    1911. Janbon syndrome
     Gastrointestinal symptoms that can occur when using a drug called oxytetracycline which is a type of antibiotic. The drug tends to destroy the good bacteria in the gastrointestinal system and allows other bacteria resistant to the drug to flourish....more »
    1912. Japanese Boxwood poisoning
     The Japanese boxwood is an evergreen, woody, flowering shrub often used as a hedge. The leaves contain steroidal alkaloids which can cause skin irritation upon skin contact with the sap or various other symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a...more »
    1913. Jeune syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by short limbs, underdeveloped iliac wings and a narrow rigid thoracic cage that often results in asphyxiation....more »
    1914. Johnson-Hall-Krous syndrome
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by cataracts, cleft palate, high nose bridge, extra finger and tongue abnormalities....more »
    1915. Joubert Syndrome
     A rare neurological disorder where there is a defect in the part of the brain that controls coordination and balance....more »
    1916. Judeophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of Jews....more »
    1917. Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease which results from autoimmune dysfunction. Juvenile myasthenia gravis also has autoimmune origins and tends to develop during childhood. Symptoms tend to become worse during the day with activity and im...more »
    1918. Kakorrhaphiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of failure or defeat....more »
    1919. Kaolin pneumoconiosis
     A lung disease caused by breathing in air contaminated with kaolin (component of china clay). It is generally an occupation disease where people are exposed to the contaminated air for prolonged periods of time. Kaolin is used to make ceramics, paper, med...more »
    1920. Kaposi sarcoma, classical indolent form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The classic type tends to occur mainly on the lower legs but the lymph nodes and internal organs may rare...more »
    1921. Kartagener syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by enlarged bronchial tubes, sinusitis and cross-positioning of body organs....more »
    1922. Katagelophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being ridiculed or disliked....more »
    1923. Kaufman oculocerebrofacial syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a small head, narrow face, eye anomalies, severe mental retardation and long thin hands and feet. The disorder is recessively inherited....more »
    1924. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    1925. Kenya fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1926. Kenya tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1927. Kenya tick-bite fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1928. Keratomalacia
     A rare eye disease that results from a deficiency of vitamin A....more »
    1929. Keratosis palmoplantaris -- adenocarcinoma of the colon
     A rare disorder characterized by cancer of the secretory lining of the colon as well as thickening of the skin on the palms and soles. The colon cancer tends to grow slowly....more »
    1930. Keutel syndrome
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by narrowing of blood flow through the pulmonary artery, calcification of cartilage (such as in nose, ear, ribs) and short end bones on fingers and toes...more »
    1931. Kinetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of movement or motion ....more »
    1932. Kleptophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of thieves or having things stolen by thieves....more »
    1933. Klerat rodenticide poisoning
     Klerat is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    1934. Klippel Feil Syndrome
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by abnormal fusion of two or more vertebrae in the neck. The disorder is often associated with other abnormalities but their incidence is highly variable....more »
    1935. Klippel-Feil syndrome recessive type
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized by abnormal fusion of two or more vertebrae in the neck. The disorder is often associated with other abnormalities but their incidence is highly variable....more »
    1936. Klippel-Feil syndrome, dominant type
     A rare dominantly inherited disorder characterized by abnormal fusion of two or more vertebrae in the neck. The disorder is often associated with other abnormalities but their incidence is highly variable....more »
    1937. Kniest dysplasia
     A rare genetic bone growth disorder characterized by dwarfism, enlarged joints and facial deformities....more »
    1938. Knoiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dust....more »
    1939. Kopophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of fatigue or exhaustion....more »
    1940. Kosztolanyi syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by severely retarded development, long thin fingers, mental retardation and skull and facial abnormalities....more »
    1941. Koussef nichols syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle problems, a high body temperature and various other physical abnormalities....more »
    1942. Kousseff-Nichols syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle problems, a high body temperature and various other physical abnormalities....more »
    1943. Krabbe disease, atypical, due to saposin A deficiency
     An inherited biochemical disorder which results in neurological regression within a few months of birth. Death usually occurs during the first few years of life. The disorder is similar to Krabbe disease but is differentiated by the genetic origin of the ...more »
    1944. Kugel-Stoloff syndrome
     A rare form of heart disease that occurs in children and involves fibrosis and thickening of the heart muscle which affects it's ability to function. The cause is unknown....more »
    1945. Kynophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of rabies....more »
    1946. L-3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1947. LADHSC deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1948. Labrador lung
     A lung disease caused by breathing in dust containing silica and other inorganic compounds such as iron. The dusts deposit in the lungs where it can cause problems which may not become evident for many years. It is often seen in long-term miners....more »
    1949. Lachanophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of vegetables....more »
    1950. Lactic Acidosis
     Acidic blood (acidosis) due to buildup of lactate...more »
    1951. Lactic acidosis congenital infantile
     A rare congenital condition where an infant has high levels of lactic acid in the blood causing metabolic acidosis....more »
    1952. Laliophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of talking....more »
    1953. Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
     A condition where a patient with a carcinoma suffers from progressive muscular weakness....more »
    1954. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells...more »
    1955. Lantana poisoning
     Lantana is a small flowering shrub with spiny stems. It bears small clusters of colorful flowers on a stalk and small green fruit which become dark when ripe. The plant contains a chemical called triterpene which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. Dea...more »
    1956. Larsen syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by multiple joint dislocation, a flat face and short fingernails....more »
    1957. Larsen syndrome, recessive type
     A congenital, genetic disorder characterized by many abnormalities including joint dislocations, bone abnormalities and an unusual face....more »
    1958. Laryngeal carcinoma
     Cancer of the laryngeal area. Smoking and alcohol increase the risk of this cancer....more »
    1959. Laryngeal cleft
     A rare birth defect where there is an abnormal opening between the larynx and esophagus which allows food to get into the airways and even the lungs. The severity of the condition is determined by the size of the opening....more »
    1960. Laryngeal papillomatosis
     A rare disease characterized by the development of tumors in the larynx, vocal cords or respiratory tract. The disease is caused by the human papilloma virus. Symptoms will vary according to the size, location and aggressiveness of the tumor....more »
    1961. Laryngeal webbing
     Tissue that develops over the glottis and between the vocal folds. May result from vocal fold injury (trauma or infection) or may be present at birth. The severity of symptoms depends on the size of the webbing....more »
    1962. Laryngitis
     Laryngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract....more »
    1963. Laryngocele
     A rare condition where an air-filled sac associated with the larynx becomes dilated....more »
    1964. Laryngomalacia
     A defect where the larynx is abnormally soft which affects voice quality and can cause breathing problems. The larynx is so soft that when inhalation occurs, the larynx collapses and obstructs the breathing passage....more »
    1965. Laryngomalacia, dominant congenital
     A dominantly inherited birth defect where the larynx is abnormally soft which affects voice quality and can cause breathing problems. The larynx is so soft that when inhalation occurs, the larynx collapses and obstructs the breathing passage....more »
    1966. Larynx Cancer
     Cancer of the voice box or nearby areas....more »
    1967. Larynx atresia
     A very rare birth disorder where a thin membrane obstructs the laryngeal opening....more »
    1968. Larynx conditions
     Any condition that affects that larynx...more »
    1969. Larynx, congenital partial atresia of
     A birth defect where the larynx is obstructed. Usually a tracheostomy is required to permit normal breathing and prevent death....more »
    1970. Lassa fever
     Infectious rat-borne West African disease....more »
    1971. Latex allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction to latex...more »
    1972. Latex catheters induced allergies
     Latex catheters induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in catheters. Symptoms may vary depending on the location of the catheter....more »
    1973. Lederer's anemia
     Lederer's anemia refers to the rapid destruction of red blood cells for no apparent reason....more »
    1974. Left heart failure
     Failure of the left side of the heart...more »
    1975. Left ventricle-aorta tunnel
     An abnormal opening that connects the left ventricle and the ascending aorta...more »
    1976. Legionella adelaidensis infection
     Legionella adelaidensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1977. Legionella anisa infection
     Legionella anisa is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those ...more »
    1978. Legionella beliardensis infection
     Legionella beliardensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1979. Legionella birminghamensis infection
     Legionella birminghamensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1980. Legionella bozemanii infection
     Legionella bozemanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1981. Legionella bruneiensis infection
     Legionella bruneiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1982. Legionella brunensis infection
     Legionella brunensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1983. Legionella busanensis infection
     Legionella busanensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1984. Legionella cherrii infection
     Legionella cherrii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1985. Legionella cincinnatiensis infection
     Legionella cincinnatiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1986. Legionella donaldsonii infection
     Legionella donaldsonii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1987. Legionella donaldsonil infection
     Legionella donaldsonil is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1988. Legionella drancourtii infection
     Legionella drancourtii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1989. Legionella drozanskii infection
     Legionella drozanskii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1990. Legionella dumofii infection
     Legionella dumofii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1991. Legionella erythra infection
     Legionella erythra is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1992. Legionella fairfieldensis infection
     Legionella fairfieldensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly ...more »
    1993. Legionella fallonii infection
     Legionella falloni is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1994. Legionella feelei infection
     Legionella feelei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    1995. Legionella feeleii infection
     Legionella feeleii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1996. Legionella gesstiana infection
     Legionella gesstiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1997. Legionella gormanii infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1998. Legionella gratiana infection
     Legionella gratiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1999. Legionella gresilensis infection
     Legionella gresilensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2000. Legionella hackeliae infection
     Legionella hackeliae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    2001. Legionella impletisoli infection
     Legionella impletisoli is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2002. Legionella isrealensis infection
     Legionella isrealensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2003. Legionella jamestowniensis infection
     Legionella jamestowniensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    2004. Legionella jordanis infection
     Legionella jordanis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    2005. Legionella lansingensis infection
     Legionella lansingensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    2006. Legionella londinensis infection
     Legionella londinensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2007. Legionella longbeachae infection
     Legionella longbeachae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2008. Legionella lytica infection
     Legionella lytica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    2009. Legionella maceachemii infection
     Legionella maceachemii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2010. Legionella maceachernii infection
     Legionella maceachernii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    2011. Legionella micdadei infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    2012. Legionella monrovica infection
     Legionella monrovica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    2013. Legionella moravica infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    2014. Legionella nautarum infection
     Legionella nautarum is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    2015. Legionella oakridgensis infection
     Legionella oakridgensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    2016. Legionella parisiensis infection
     Legionella parisiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2017. Legionella quateirensis infection
     Legionella quateirensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    2018. Legionella quinlivanii infection
     Legionella quinlivanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2019. Legionella rowbothamii infection
     Legionella rowbothamii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2020. Legionella rubrilucens infection
     Legionella rubrilucens is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2021. Legionella sainthelensi infection
     Legionella sainthelensi is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    2022. Legionella santicrucis infection
     Legionella santicrucis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2023. Legionella shakespearei infection
     Legionella shakespearei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    2024. Legionella spiritensis infection
     Legionella spiritensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2025. Legionella steigerwaltii infection
     Legionella steigerwaltii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly o...more »
    2026. Legionella tauriensis infection
     Legionella tauriensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    2027. Legionella tusconensis infection
     Legionella tucsonensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2028. Legionella wadsorthii infection
     Legionella wadsorthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    2029. Legionella wadsworthii infection
     Legionella wadsworthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2030. Legionella waltersii infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    2031. Legionella worsliensis infection
     Legionella worsliensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    2032. Legionella yabuuchiae infection
     Legionella yabuuchiae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    2033. Legionnaires' disease
     A severe respiratory disease which is caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacteria. The condition can result in pneumonia and can be life-threatening....more »
    2034. Leiomyomatosis of esophagus, cataract and hematuria
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, benign esophageal tumors and kidney cell cancer....more »
    2035. Leiomyomatosis of oesophagus, congenital cataract and hematuria
     A rare disorder characterized by congenital cataracts, blood in urine and the development of tumors in the esophagus called a leiomyoma. A leiomyoma is a benign tumor that originates from smooth muscle tissue. These tumors may also be present in the femal...more »
    2036. Lemierre's syndrome
     A very rare condition where a throat infection leads to secondary infection and blood clot formation in the internal jugular vein. The infected blood clot can then travel to other parts of the body and cause problems. The usual bacterial culprit is Fusoba...more »
    2037. Leopard's-bane poisoning
     The Leopard's-bane is a herb which produces yellow flowers and originated from Europe. The plant contains a toxin called helenalin which can cause skin irritation on skin contact or various symptoms if eaten. Toxicity tends to occur only if large amounts ...more »
    2038. Lepidopterism
     A systemic illness caused by contact with certain poisonous caterpillar spines or urticating hairs....more »
    2039. Lepraphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of leprosy....more »
    2040. Leucinosis
     A term used to describe high levels of leucine in the body. It is associated with a metabolic disorder called maple syrup urine disease where there is a deficiency of an enzyme needed to break down leucine so it builds up within the body....more »
    2041. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    2042. Leukemia, Myeloid
     A form of blood cancer that causes a proliferation of the precursors or immature red blood cells, platelets and certain white blood cells such as granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    2043. Leukemia, Myeloid, Aggressive-Phase
     Myeloid leukemia is a form of cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body. The aggressive phase of myeloid...more »
    2044. Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic
     A slow-growing cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body....more »
    2045. Leukemia, T-Cell
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved....more »
    2046. Leukemia, T-Cell, Acute
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved. The acute form involves a rapid proliferation of canc...more »
    2047. Leukocyte Adhesion Defect
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal neutrophil functioning which reduces the body's immunity. The abnormal neutrophils are unable to be transported to sites of infection due to their inability to adhere to certain blood vessel components w...more »
    2048. Leukoencephalopathy, arthritis, colitis, and hypogammaglobulinema
     A rare condition characterized by the association of arthritis, colitis, low blood gammaglobulin levels and brain anomalies....more »
    2049. Leukomalacia
     Softening or destruction of the white matter of the brain. Brain tissue that surrounds fluid-filled parts of the brain (ventricles) is destroyed. It tends to occur mainly in premature or newborn babies who have been deprived of oxygen or have poor blood f...more »
    2050. Levophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of objects on the left side of the body....more »
    2051. Levotransposition of the great arteries
     A very rare heart defect where the aorta originates from the right heart ventricle and the pulmonary artery from the left ventricle. The aorta is located in front of and to the left of the pulmonary artery. This means that oxygen-poor blood that has retur...more »
    2052. Licorice-induced hypertension
     Licorice-induced hypertension is a relatively quick increase in blood pressure due to eating licorice (either in the form of candy or as a herb). Blood pressure usually resumes to normalisation quite rapidly. Patients with existing blood pressure problems...more »
    2053. Lidocaine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    2054. Limb transversal defect -- cardiac anomaly
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart anomaly and leg and hand malformations involving missing bones....more »
    2055. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2C
     An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the gamma-sarcoglycan gene. The severity of the condition is greatly variable from wheelchair confinement at the age of 9 years to as...more »
    2056. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2D
     An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the alpha-sarcoglycan gene. The severity of the condition is greatly variable from wheelchair confinement at the age of 9 years to as...more »
    2057. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2E
     An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the beta-sarcoglycan gene. The severity of the condition is greatly variable from wheelchair confinement at the age of 9 years to asy...more »
    2058. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F
     An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the delta-sarcoglycan gene. The severity of the condition is greatly variable from wheelchair confinement at the age of 9 years to as...more »
    2059. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2I
     An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the FKRP (fukutin-related protein) gene....more »
    2060. Limbic encephalitis -- neuromyotonia -- hyperhidrosis -- polyneuropathy
     A rare autoimmune disorder involving excessive sweating, dysfunction central nervous system and neuromyotonia. The condition occurs when the body develops antibodies to voltage-gated potassium channels....more »
    2061. Limnophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of lakes....more »
    2062. Linonophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of string....more »
    2063. Lion's mane jellyfish poisoning
     The Lion's mane jellyfish is a large stinging jellyfish found in the colder waters of the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans. The jellyfish can deliver a painful sting with skin burning and blistering. Prolonged skin exposure can result in breathing prob...more »
    2064. Lionfish poisoning
     The Lionfish is a venomous bottom-dwelling fish which is found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Symptoms tend to abate after 8 to 12 hours....more »
    2065. Lipomatous hemangiopericytoma
     A rare slow-growing tumor that tends to occur mainly in deep in the thigh or in the retroperitoneum (space between the abdominal organs and the back of the abdominal space). Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the tumor....more »
    2066. Lipoproteinemia
     A disorder in which the proteins that carry fat around the body are defective....more »
    2067. Liver conditions
     Any condition that affects the liver...more »
    2068. Liver failure
     Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual....more »
    2069. Lizard poisoning
     A few lizard species are venomous e.g. Gila monster and Mexican beaded lizard. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila lizards tend to hold on with their jaws while biting and the longe...more »
    2070. Local anaesthetic allergy
     Using Local anaesthetic can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the most...more »
    2071. Logic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by chronic skin ulceration, nail destruction, eye problems and mucosal nodules that can affect the voice and even impair breathing in severe cases....more »
    2072. Logophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of words....more »
    2073. Long QT syndrome type 10
     A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 10 is distinguished from other types by the origin of t...more »
    2074. Long QT syndrome type 11
     A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 11 is distinguished from other types by the origin of t...more »
    2075. Long QT syndrome type 2
     A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 3 is distinguished from other types by the origin of th...more »
    2076. Long QT syndrome type 3
     A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 3 is distinguished from other types by the origin of th...more »
    2077. Long QT syndrome type 4
     A very rare genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 4 is distinguished from other types by the or...more »
    2078. Long QT syndrome type 5
     A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 5 is distinguished from other types by the origin of th...more »
    2079. Long QT syndrome type 6
     A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 6 is distinguished from other types by the origin of th...more »
    2080. Long QT syndrome type 9
     A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary. Type 9 is distinguished from other types by the origin of th...more »
    2081. Long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. ...more »
    2082. Loquat poisoning
     Loquat is a shrubby plant which bears clusters of small white flowers and largish yellow fleshy fruit. The plant is often used in gardens as an ornamental plant. The kernel from inside the seeds contains a chemical called cyanogenic glycoside which can be...more »
    2083. Lortab overdose
     Lortab is a prescription drug used to treat. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    2084. Lubs X-linked mental retardation syndrome
     A severe inherited form of X-linked mental retardation....more »
    2085. Lunaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the moon....more »
    2086. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 1
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    2087. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 2
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    2088. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 3
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    2089. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 4
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    2090. Lung conditions
     Various conditions affecting the lungs or related airways....more »
    2091. Lung damage
     COPD is defined as the destruction of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles and their walls and without obvious fibrosis....more »
    2092. Lung herniation -- congenital defect of sternum
     A rare congenital disorder where a some of the lung tissues pushes through and opening in the breast bone. The mid-chest mass may change in size with inhalation and exhalation....more »
    2093. Lung scarring
     Damage to the lung tissue from and cause can cause scarring of the lung tissue. Small scars generally cause no problems but large or widespread scarring can affect breathing. Causes of lung scarring include pneumonia, lung infections, cystic fibrosis, asb...more »
    2094. Lupine poisoning
     A flowering herb which produced long clusters of flowers in various colors. It also produces flat, seed-filled pods. The seeds contain toxic chemicals (alkaloids such as lupinine, anagyrine, sparteine) which can cause poisoning if eaten in large quantitie...more »
    2095. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    2096. Lymphangiectasis
     A dilated lymph vessel. Symptoms depend on the location and extent of the abnormality. It may be a congenital or acquired condition....more »
    2097. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
     A very rare progressive disease where an unusual type of muscle cell (smooth muscle) infiltrates the lungs which eventually obstructs the flow of air through the lungs. The cause is unknown and generally occurs in women of child bearing age....more »
    2098. Lymphangiomatosis, pulmonary
     A rare disorder characterized by the presence of numerous small lung cysts at birth which severely affects breathing and blood pressure and generally results in infant death....more »
    2099. Lymphatic malformation (LM)
     Abnormal or defective development of a lymph vessel. Groups of abnormal lymph channels and spaces contain lymph fluid. A blockage in the malformation can cause a buildup of fluid which can compress nearby structures such as the windpipe. Other problems ca...more »
    2100. Lymphoblastic lymphoma
     A cancer of the lymph system which usually involves immature T-lymphocytes and sometimes B-lymphocytes. The cancer usually affects the mediastinum (between the lungs), bone marrow, brain and spinal cord....more »
    2101. Lymphocyte depletion Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    2102. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
     Rodent-borne viral disease often causing meningitis or encephalitis...more »
    2103. Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia
     A relatively rare form of lung disease characterized by the buildup of lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) in the air spaces or alveoli of the lungs. The condition can affect children or adults and is frequently associated with conditions such as HIV...more »
    2104. Lymphoma, Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue
     Malignancies that occur in the lymphoid tissue found in mucosal linings (MALT) e.g. gastrointestinal tract, skin and lungs. Symptoms may vary considerably depending on which organs are involved but usually the stomach is involved. A significant portion of...more »
    2105. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis
     A rare, progressive blood vessel disease where nodular lesions destroy blood vessels - lungs, skin and nervous system are mainly involved....more »
    2106. Lysosomal glycogen storage disease with normal acid maltase activity
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by severe heart problems, varying degrees of muscle weakness and often mental retardation. Other symptoms such as mental retardation may also occur. The genetic anomaly manifests as a deficiency of a protein called ...more »
    2107. Lyssophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of becoming insane....more »
    2108. M/SCHAD deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    2109. MELAS
     A mitochondrial disorder characterized by stroke-like episodes, headaches, vomiting and other neurological symptoms....more »
    2110. Macrocytic Hyperchromic Anemia
     Macrocytic Hyperchromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by abnormally large red blood cells which contain abnormally high amounts of haemoglobin. There is also a reduced number of red blood cells. This anomaly can be associated with such things a...more »
    2111. Macrocytosis
     Blood condition where average red blood cell size is increased...more »
    2112. Macrosomia with lethal microphthalmia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by very small eyes and a large body size at birth....more »
    2113. Magnesium Overdose
     Intake of increased amount of magnesium (generally unintentional), usually by taking magnesium-containing medications such as laxatives or antacids....more »
    2114. Malabsorption
     Failure to digest nutrients properly...more »
    2115. Malaria
     A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites....more »
    2116. Malformations in neuronal migration
     A rare disorder where the brain fails to develop normally - usually the cerebral cortex is involved. Various parts of the brain can be affected to various degrees depending on what stage of development the defect occurs. Mental retardation is one of the m...more »
    2117. Malignant Lung Cancer
     Lung cancer is a disease of uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. This growth may lead to metastasis, which is the invasion of adjacent tissue and infiltration beyond the lungs. Most lung tumors are malignant. This means that they invade and de...more »
    2118. Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma
     A rare type of cancer that involves connective (bone, cartilage, fat) and epithelial (skin and lining of internal organs) tissue and tends to be of a large size. It often tends to occur in the nose, pharynx and sinus areas. Symptoms are determined by the ...more »
    2119. Malignant germ cell tumor
     Malignant tumors that are made up of germ cells which are immature cells that eventually become reproductive system tissues in males and females. The symptoms depend on the location of the tumor which may occur in the ovaries, testes or anywhere along the...more »
    2120. Malignant hypertension
     Malignant hypertension is a condition characterized by very high blood pressure and swelling of the optic nerve. This type of hypertension is more common in people with kidney problems such as narrowed kidney blood vessels. The condition is a medical emer...more »
    2121. Malignant mesothelioma
     Malignant mesothelioma affects the lining or membranes of certain large cavities in the body. These cavities, called the serous cavities, house certain major organs in the body including the heart, lungs, abdomen and others...more »
    2122. Malignant peptic ulcer
     Malignant ulcers are the complications of an untreated chronic gastric ulcers. A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine....more »
    2123. Malignant rhabdoid tumors
     An aggressive malignant tumor that occurs in children. Symptoms depend on the location of the tumor. The tumors often form in the kidneys and then tend to metastasize to the brain and sometimes the lungs. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of th...more »
    2124. Malt Worker's disease
     Inhalation of malt particles contaminated with fungus in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to...more »
    2125. Malt Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of malt particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune...more »
    2126. Manouvrier syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the failure of the lungs to develop fully, heart defects and thumb abnormalities....more »
    2127. Maple syrup urine disease
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Other milder variants of the disease do ex...more »
    2128. Maple syrup urine disease, type 1A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    2129. Maple syrup urine disease, type 1B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    2130. Maple syrup urine disease, type 2
    2131. Maple syrup urine disease, type 3
    2132. Maple syrup urine disease, type II
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    2133. Maple syrup urine disease, type III
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    2134. Marburg virus
     Serious virus related to Ebola....more »
    2135. Marchiafava-Micheli disease
     A blood disorder where abnormalities in erhtyrocyte membranes results in excessive destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia....more »
    2136. Marfan syndrome
     A genetic connective tissue disorder involving a defect of chromosome 15q21.1 which affects the production of the fibrillin needed to make connective tissue....more »
    2137. Marie type ataxia
     An inherited brain disorder that affects muscle coordination....more »
    2138. Marijuana overdose
     Marijuana is a relatively common recreational drug sometimes used to manage pain or stress disorders. Very large amounts have to be smoked or eaten in order to result in overdose symptoms and death is extremely unlikely. The symptoms of excessive doses ar...more »
    2139. Maroteaux-Stanescu-Cousin syndrome
     A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development....more »
    2140. Marseilles fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    2141. Mastocytosis
     A disorder where excessive amounts of mast cells proliferate in organs such as the skin, liver, bone, spleen and gastrointestinal tract. Mast cells occur in connective tissue and defend the body against disease by releasing histamine to stimulate the immu...more »
    2142. Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness with cardiomyopathy
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by deafness, heart muscle disease and diabetes....more »
    2143. Matikus rodenticide poisoning
     Matikus is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    2144. Mayapple poisoning
     The Mayapple is a small flowering plant which is often found growing naturally. It bears small single flowers and apple-like fruit which turns yellow when ripe. The unripe fruit and leaves contain a chemical called podophyllin which can cause poisoning if...more »
    2145. Meadows syndrome
     A rare condition that affects pregnant women during the last trimester or within two months after birth. It is characterized by breathing difficult, chest pain, congestive heart failure, heart rhythm abnormalities, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal sy...more »
    2146. Measles
     Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination....more »
    2147. Mechanophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of machinery....more »
    2148. Meconium aspiration syndrome
     A condition that occurs when an infant suffers respiratory distress following birth due to the presence of meconium in the amniotic fluid....more »
    2149. Mediastinal endodermal sinus tumors
     A rare yolk sac tumor that occurs in the mediastinal area (the area that separates the lungs). It is a type of cancer that originates from immature cells (germ cells) that evolve into gonadal tissue but can also be found in other parts of the body such as...more »
    2150. Mediastinitis
     Inflammation of the area between the lungs called the mediastinum which contains the heart, thymus gland, windpipe, esophagus and large blood vessels. The condition may occur suddenly (acute) or slowly over a period of time (chronic). It is often a compli...more »
    2151. Mediterranean Spotted Fever
     A condition caused by Rickettsia rickettsia transmitted by the tick...more »
    2152. Medium and long chan 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder characterized by the deficiency of an enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolise long and medum-chain fatty acids. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of the deficiency....more »
    2153. Medium and short chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    2154. Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (medium-chain fatty acids) into energy and hence these fats build up in the body and cause damage....more »
    2155. Megaloblastic Anemia 1
     A rare genetic blood disorder where a defect in the vitamin B12 receptor means that it can't be absorbed from food during digestion. As a result of the low vitamin B12 levels, the body produces increased numbers of abnormal enlarged red blood cells (megal...more »
    2156. Megalocytic-Normochromic anemia
     Megalocytic-Normochromic is a blood disorder characterized by normal amounts of haemoglobin within abnormally large red blood cells. However, the number of red blood cells is low....more »
    2157. Meige syndrome
     A neurological movement disorder involving symptoms such as involuntary facial movements and eye muscle spasms....more »
    2158. Melioidosis
     Bacterial infection from soil or water....more »
    2159. Melnick-Needles syndrome
     A rare genetic bone disorder characterized by skeletal abnormalities and characteristic facial abnormalities....more »
    2160. Mendelson syndrome
     Symptoms caused by breathing in gastric juices stomach contents during general anesthesia. Severe cases can lead to shock and death but this is rare. The condition is believed to be caused by the absence of laryngeal reflexes. It is most often seen in pre...more »
    2161. Meningococcal infection
     A rare infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Neisseria meningitides....more »
    2162. Menorrhagia
     Excessive menstrual bleeding...more »
    2163. Mental retardation -- coloboma -- slimness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, retinal coloboma and a slim build....more »
    2164. Mental retardation -- unusual facies -- talipes -- hand anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, unusual facial appearance, clubfoot and hand abnormalities....more »
    2165. Mental retardation, X-linked -- hypotonia -- recurrent Infections
     A severe inherited form of X-linked mental retardation....more »
    2166. Mental retardation, X-linked -- seizures -- psoriasis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, seizures and a skin disorder....more »
    2167. Mercury poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to mercury....more »
    2168. Merinthophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being bound....more »
    2169. Mescal poisoning
     The Mescal is a small rounded cactus which has no spines but has tufts of hairs and a flower in the centre. The plant is grown for use as a narcotic in some parts of the world due to its hallucinogenic effect. All above-ground parts of the plant contain t...more »
    2170. Mesothelioma
     Type of lung cancer associated with asbestos....more »
    2171. Mesothelioma, adult malignant
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining) or peritoneum (abdominal lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibres. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    2172. Mesothelioma, adult malignant -- pleural
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibers. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    2173. Mesquite Buck moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Mesquite Buck moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    2174. Mesquite stinger caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Mesquite stinger caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    2175. Metabolic Acidosis
     Metabolic acidosis is a process which if unchecked leads to acidemia (i.e. blood pH is low (less than 7.35) due to increased production of H+ by the body or the inability of the body to form bicarbonate (HCO3-) in the kidney....more »
    2176. Metabolic disorders
     Disorders that affect the metabolic system in human...more »
    2177. Metabolic encephalopathy
     Metabolic encephalopathy is temporary or permanent damage to the brain due to lack of glucose, oxygen or other metabolic agent, or organ dysfunction....more »
    2178. Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X)
     Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes....more »
    2179. Metallophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of metals....more »
    2180. Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia, recessive type
     A recessively inherited skeletal disorder characterized by abnormal development of the bone metaphyses which results in short stature from birth....more »
    2181. Metapneumovirus
     A type of viral respiratory infection which was first discovered early in the 21st century. The infection tends to occur mainly in children and infants or the elderly. The incubation period is probably less than a week and the virus is transmitted through...more »
    2182. Meteorophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of meteors or meteorites....more »
    2183. Methadone overdose
     Methadone is a prescription drug mainly used as a painkiller and to treat heroin addiction. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    2184. Methaemoglobinaemia
     The presence of methaemoglin in the a persons blood...more »
    2185. Methaemoglobinemia
     A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of methemoglobin in the blood...more »
    2186. Methahemoglobinemia
     Excess methahemoglobin in the blood...more »
    2187. Methamphetamine overdose
     Methamphetamine is a prescription drug mainly used to treat ADHD . Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    2188. Methionine malabsorption syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by impaired absorption of methionine and other amino acids. The methioning that is not absorbed is converted by an intestinal bacteria into an acid which gives the urine a distinctive odor. The urine smells like tha...more »
    2189. Methylcobalamin deficiency, cbl E complementation type
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cbl E) impairs the body's ability to break down cobalamin in the diet. This results in a buildup of homocystine which results in harmful affects....more »
    2190. Methyldopa-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Methyldopa-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    2191. Methylmalonic acidemia
    2192. Methylmalonic acidemia, vitamin B12 responsive
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the impaired ability to make a chemical called adenosylcobalamin. Adenosylcobalamin is a derivative of vitamin B12. The defect results a biochemical abnormality which affects the body's normal biochemical functioni...more »
    2193. Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria
     A rare group of disorders characterized by methylmalonic aciduria and homocystinuria resulting from abnormal metabolism of vitamin B12 by the liver. There are various subtypes of the condition with varying ages of onset and severity of symptoms....more »
    2194. Methylmalonicaciduria with homocystinuria, cobalamin F
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cbl F) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocy...more »
    2195. Methylmalonicaciduria, vitamin B12 unresponsive, mut 0
     A metabolic disorder whose severity is somewhat variable - most patients die within months of birth with survivors having neurological problems. The condition involves abnormal metabolism of vitamin B12 which doesn't respond to treatment using vitamin B12...more »
    2196. Mexican Beaded Lizard poisoning
     Gila lizards are one of the few venomous species of lizard. They are found in parts of America such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila li...more »
    2197. Mexican tea poisoning
     Mexican tea is plant that bears elongated clusters of small green flowers and small greenish fruit which contain seeds which are green when fresh and black when dry. The plant has a strong odor. The oil in the seeds contain chemicals (including terpene pe...more »
    2198. Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of cartilage which results in deterioration of the cartilage. Any part of the body with cartilage may be affected - ears, nose bridge, larynx, trachea, aortic heart valve and around joints. Symptoms ...more »
    2199. Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism types 1 and 3
     Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism types 1 and 3 were originally regarded as separate conditions but it was recently concluded that they were different expressions of the same condition. The main differences between the two forms is a diffe...more »
    2200. Microcytic Anemia
     Microcytic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by small red blood cells (erythrocytes). The red blood cells are small due to a failure of haemoglobin synthesis or insufficient quantities of haemoglobin available. The blood disorder is usually caused ...more »
    2201. Microcytic Hyperchromic Anemia
     Microcytic Hyperchromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by abnormally small red blood cells which contain abnormally high amounts of haemoglobin. There is also a reduced number of red blood cells. This anomaly can be associated with such things a...more »
    2202. Microcytic hypochromic anemia
     Microcytic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by small red blood cells (erythrocytes) which have insufficient haemoglobin and hence have a reduced ability to carry oxygen through the body. The red blood cells are small due to a failure of haemoglobi...more »
    2203. Microcytic-Normochromic anemia
     Microcytic-Normochromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by normal amounts of haemoglobin within small red blood cells. However the number of red blood cells is low....more »
    2204. Microlissencephaly -- micromelia
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short arms, a brain defect called microlissencephaly, small head and early death....more »
    2205. Microphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of microorganisms....more »
    2206. Microsporidiosis
     An infectious disease caused by a certain group of protozoa which form spores (microsporidia) e.g. Encephalitozoon, Enterocytozoon, Nosema, Pleistophora, Trachipleistophora, Vittaforma, Enterocytozoon bieneusi, Enterocytozoan )Septata) intestinalis). The ...more »
    2207. Microvascular angina
     A condition which is characterized by angina like chest pain which is caused by microvascular disease...more »
    2208. Miller Fisher Syndrome
     Autoimmune nerve condition....more »
    2209. Minicore myopathy, antenatal onset, with arthrogryposis
     A rare congenital muscle disorder involving muscle weakness and wasting. The term minicore comes from the small core structures that occur in the muscle tissue. There are four subgroups of the disorder: classic form (rigid spine syndrome), progressive for...more »
    2210. Misanthropy
     An exaggerated or irrational hatred of mankind. Sufferers have a great distrust of human nature and tend to dislike or distrust other people....more »
    2211. Misogynism
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of females....more »
    2212. Misogyny
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of women....more »
    2213. Misophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dirt or being contaminated by dirt or germs....more »
    2214. Misosophy
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of wisdom....more »
    2215. Mitochondrial diseases
     Any of a group of mitochondrial disorders affecting cell metabolism and especially muscles....more »
    2216. Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency
     A rare genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy. More specifically, there is insufficient levels of a particular enzyme needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids....more »
    2217. Mitral atresia
     A rare defect where the mitral valve is closed off. The mitral valve connects the two chambers on the left side of the heart (atrium and ventricle). The blood is therefore unable to flow between the two heart chambers....more »
    2218. Mitral valve disease
     Any disease that affects the mitral valve...more »
    2219. Mitral valve prolapse, familial, X-linked
    2220. Mitral valve prolapse, familial, autosomal dominant
     A form of congenital heart disease where an abnormal heart valve (mitral valve) fails to close properly and allows some blood to leak through. The severity of the symptoms is determined by the degree of the defect....more »
    2221. Mitral-valve prolapse
     A common heart condition that is often harmless....more »
    2222. Mixed asthma
     Mixed asthma is a type of asthma that can be caused by an exposure to an allergen as well as other intrinsic triggers such as exposure to cold air or cigarette smoke. Mixed asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways that may or may not i...more »
    2223. Mixed cellularity Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    2224. Mixed granulocytic asthma
     Mixed granulocytic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of eosinophils and neutrophils (types of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult...more »
    2225. Mixed type non small cell carcinoma
     It is the presence of mixed histological of small cell and non small cell cancer variety...more »
    2226. Mobius syndrome
     A rare genetic condition characterized by defective cranial nerves (6th and 7th), deafness, facial nerve paralysis and other abnormalities....more »
    2227. Moebius Syndrome
     Moebius syndrome is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis....more »
    2228. Mohave Rattle snake poisoning
     The Mohave rattle snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in Mexico and south-western areas of the US. The type of venom in Mohave snakes varies amongst species. Those with Type A venom tend to affect the nervous system whereas those with Type B venom pri...more »
    2229. Molarization of anterior teeth deafness
     A very rare condition characterized by the association of deafness with molarization of the anterior teeth....more »
    2230. Mold allergies
     Allergies to airborne or household molds....more »
    2231. Mollusk-shell hypersensitivity -- inhalation
     Inhalation of sea snail shell dust in occupational settings can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to small ai...more »
    2232. Molysomophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of infection....more »
    2233. Monkshood poisoning
     Monkshood is a poisonous plant with distinctive flowers. The perennial plant is native to Europe but is also grown in parts of the US and is sometimes used as a medicinal herb....more »
    2234. Mononucleosis
     Common infectious virus....more »
    2235. Monopathophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sickness....more »
    2236. Monophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being alone. Sufferers may also fear being away from a particular place or person who makes them feel safe. An underlying anxiety disorder is generally involved....more »
    2237. Monosodium glutamate (MSG) adverse reaction
     Allergy or adverse reaction to food additive Monosodium glutamate (MSG)...more »
    2238. Morphine allergy
     Taking morphine (a painkiller) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are t...more »
    2239. Morphine overdose
     Morphine is a highly addictive drug used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    2240. Morphine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    2241. Morphine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Morphine use is discontinued or reduced. Morphine is a pain-killing drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually the most severe between 36 and 72 hours after withdrawal and symptoms tend to a...more »
    2242. Mosse syndrome
     A condition involving the association of liver cirrhosis with polycythemia which is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by the excessive production of mainly red blood cells by the bone marrow....more »
    2243. Motion sickness
     Nausea from any type of motion or travel...more »
    2244. Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis
     Inhalation of mold from mouldy shower curtains can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the wood dust. Chroni...more »
    2245. Mouser rodenticide poisoning
     Mouser is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    2246. Mouth cancer
     Any cancer that occurs in the mouth...more »
    2247. Mucoepithelial dysplasia, Witkop type
     A rare inherited disorder primarily involving mucosal lesions throughout the body as well as skin, hair and lung problems....more »
    2248. Mucopolysaccharidoses
     A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans...more »
    2249. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 2 Hunter syndrome- severe form
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (iduronidate 2-sulfatase) needed to break it down....more »
    2250. Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down. There are three main sub-types...more »
    2251. Mucormycosis
     An infectious disease caused by fungus from the order Mucorales which is normally found in the soil and in decaying plant matter. Transmission is usually through the inhalation of spores. It is generally harmless to healthy individuals but can cause infec...more »
    2252. Mullerian derivatives -- lymphangiectasia -- polydactyly
     A rare syndrome characterized by extra fingers, Mullerian duct remnants and lymphangiectasia....more »
    2253. Multi-centric Castleman's Disease
     A rare disorder characterized by a generalized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which forms a tumor-like growth. This form of Castleman's disease is progressive and can be serious....more »
    2254. Multifocal fibrosclerosis
     A rare disorder characterized by the development of fibrous tissue that can occur in various parts of the body such as the retroperitoneum, mediastinum, eye area, bile ducts and thyroid gland. The severity and range of involvement is variable. There is no...more »
    2255. Multiminicore disease (MmD)
     A rare congenital muscle disorder involving weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles. The term minicore comes from the small core structures that occur in the muscle tissue. There are four subgroups of the disorder: classic form (rigid spine syndrome), pr...more »
    2256. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    2257. Multiple pterygium syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by webbing of various parts of the body, contractures, short stature, fusion of neck vertebrae and facial anomalies....more »
    2258. Multiple system atrophy (MSA) with orthostatic hypotension
     A progressive neurological disorder involving the central and autonomic nervous system....more »
    2259. Muscular dystrophy -- white matter spongiosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle problems, seizures and mental retardation....more »
    2260. Muscular dystrophy limb-girdle (generic term)
     A group of disorders characterized by muscle weakness and wasting involving mainly the voluntary muscles around the hips and shoulders i.e. the limb-girdle muscles. The terms proximal and distal may be used and this refers to muscles closest to the center...more »
    2261. Muscular dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker type
     An inherited l disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness. The disorder is caused by a genetic anomaly and results in insufficient quantities of or ineffective dystrophin which is needed for normal muscle functioning. The disorder is expressed ...more »
    2262. Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A
     An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the Calpain-3 gene....more »
    2263. Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant
     A rare inherited condition characterized mainly by progressive wasting and weakness of muscles in the shoulder and pelvic girdle (around the top of the arms and legs). Heart and breathing complications may also occur in some cases....more »
    2264. Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E
     An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the beta-sarcoglycan gene. The severity of the condition is greatly variable from wheelchair confinement at the age of 9 years to asy...more »
    2265. Musculoskeletal chronic fatigue syndrome
     Musculoskeletal chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnos...more »
    2266. Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni
     Inhalation of mushroom particles and compost contaminated with bacteria (Micropolyspora faeni) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result ...more »
    2267. Mushroom Worker's lung -- Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
     Inhalation of mushroom particles and compost contaminated with bacteria (Thermoactinomyces vulgaris) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms r...more »
    2268. Musicophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of music....more »
    2269. Musophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mice and rats....more »
    2270. Myasthenia Gravis
     An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles....more »
    2271. Myasthenia Gravis with Thymus Hyperplasia
     Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease which is often associated with an abnormal thymus. The relationship between the thymus and myasthenia is not fully understood but as the thymus is involved in the body's immune system, it may trigge...more »
    2272. Myasthenia, Familial Infantile, 1
     Illness, stress or fatigue may result in sudden severe episodes of apnea which can be fatal....more »
    2273. Myasthenia, familial
     A familial form of myasthenia which is a muscle disease characterized by muscle weakness. The weakness is exacerbated by physical activity and improved by resting....more »
    2274. Mycobacterial infections
     Any infection that is caused by a mycobacterial organisms...more »
    2275. Mycobacterium kansasii
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    2276. Mycobacterium xenopi
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    2277. Mycoplasmal pneumonia
     An infectious disease affecting the lungs and caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae....more »
    2278. Myelodysplastic syndromes
     A group of syndromes characterized by a disruption in the production of blood cells. Often the bone marrow increases production of various blood cells but because many of them are defective, they are destroyed before the reach the blood stream....more »
    2279. Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disease
     A rare group of blood and bone marrow diseases which contains features of myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative disease. Myelodysplastic disease is when the immature blood cells do not develop into normal functioning mature cells. Myeloproliferative dise...more »
    2280. Myelogenous leukemia
     A condition which is characterized proliferation of myeloid tissue and the abnormal increase in granulocytes...more »
    2281. Myocarditis
     Inflammation of the myocardium (muscle walls of the heart)...more »
    2282. Myopathy congenital multicore with external ophthalmoplegia
     A rare disorder characterized by muscle weakness and as well as weakness or paralysis of the external eye muscles. Severity of symptoms are variable....more »
    2283. Myopathy with lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anemia
     A rare disorder of the bone marrow and skeletal muscles which manifests as muscle disease and anemia. Progressive intolerance to exercise usually starts during childhood with anemia occurring around adolescence....more »
    2284. Myopathy, Distal, with Early Respiratory Failure, Autosomal Dominant
     A rare form of genetic muscle disease which starts during adulthood....more »
    2285. Myopathy, Myofibrillar, BAG3-Related
     An early-onset, progressive muscle disease....more »
    2286. Mythophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of making false or incorrect statements....more »
    2287. Myxedema coma
     Myxedema coma is a rare, life-threatening condition, occurs late in the progression of hypothyroidism. The condition is seen typically in elderly women and is often precipitated by infection, medication, environmental exposure, or other metabolic-related ...more »
    2288. Myxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of slime....more »
    2289. Möbius Syndrome
     Möbius syndrome is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis....more »
    2290. NADH cytochrome B5 reductase deficiency
     A very rare syndrome caused by a genetic anomaly resulting in an enzyme deficiency (NADH cytochrome B5 reductase)....more »
    2291. Naked brimcap poisoning
     Naked brimcap is a brown mushroom which becomes slimy when wet and is covered in thin hairs. The mushroom is often found growing in the wild in the US. This mushroom is poisonous and can lead to death if sufficient quantities are eaten. They are considere...more »
    2292. Narcotic addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use narcotics on a regular basis. The drug may be used as a therapeutic medication for various conditions but it's use is also frequently abused. Examples of narcotic drugs include heroin, morphine, Demerol and codeine. Frequen...more »
    2293. Narrow oral fissure -- short stature -- cone-shaped epiphyses
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by narrow mouth opening, short stature and abnormal bone development....more »
    2294. Nasal Obstruction
     An obstruction in the nasal cavity. The obstruction may be caused by such things as an inserted object, tumor, swollen nasal passages due to allergy, hypertension or structural abnormalities of the nose....more »
    2295. Nasal decongestant-induced hypertension
     Nasal decongestant-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking nasal decongestants. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking nasal decongestants and this can be serious. Se...more »
    2296. Nasal polyp
     A polyp that is found in the nasal passage...more »
    2297. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
     A malignant cancer that occurs in the nasopharynx area which is the upper part of the throat. Often there are no symptoms until the cancer has metastasized to other parts of the body such as the neck....more »
    2298. Nasopharynx cancer
     A condition which is characterized a malignancy located in the nasopharynx...more »
    2299. Nathalie syndrome
     A very rare condition described in four children of one family. The condition is characterized by wasting of the spine muscles, abnormal heart electrical activity, cataracts, hypogonadism and hearing impairment....more »
    2300. Navajo poikiloderma
     A rare genetic blood disorder found in Navajo populations and characterized by a progressive skin disorder and neutropenia (lack of neutrophils which are needed to fight bacterial infections)....more »
    2301. Neck Cancer
     Any cancer that occurs in the neck...more »
    2302. Necrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of death or corpses....more »
    2303. Necrotizing enterocolitis
     A rare disease that is tends to occur in premature infants and involves inflammation and destruction of gastrointestinal tissue. It usually occurs within weeks of birth - often after the start of milk feeding. The condition can be extremely serious and ev...more »
    2304. Negrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of African Americans....more »
    2305. Nemaline myopathy 2
     A very rare inherited muscle disorder and is characterized by muscle weakness caused by the presence of nemaline rods in the muscle tissue which affects its function. There are at least 7 different subtypes of nemaline myopathy, each with a different gene...more »
    2306. Nemaline myopathy 3
     A very rare inherited muscle disorder and is characterized by muscle weakness caused by the presence of nemaline rods in the muscle tissue which affects its function. There are at least 7 different subtypes of nemaline myopathy, each with a different gene...more »
    2307. Nemaline myopathy 4
     A very rare inherited muscle disorder and is characterized by muscle weakness caused by the presence of nemaline rods in the muscle tissue which affects its function. There are at least 7 different subtypes of nemaline myopathy, each with a different gene...more »
    2308. Nemaline myopathy 5
     A very rare inherited muscle disorder and is characterized by muscle weakness caused by the presence of nemaline rods in the muscle tissue which affects its function. There are at least 7 different subtypes of nemaline myopathy, each with a different gene...more »
    2309. Nemaline myopathy, early onset type
     A rare inherited muscle disorder and is characterized by muscle weakness caused by the presence of nemalin rods in the muscle tissue which affects its function. The muscle weakness may be severe but is generally not a progressive condition. The main muscl...more »
    2310. Neonatal bacterial meningitis
     Bacterial meningitis that occurs in an infant under 3 months of age. Bacterial meningitis is a bacterial brain infection....more »
    2311. Neonatal myasthenia
     Complication in babies of mothers with myasthenia gravis....more »
    2312. Neonatal sepsis
     Bacterial blood infection in an infant under 3 months of age....more »
    2313. Neophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of new things....more »
    2314. Nephophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of clouds....more »
    2315. Neural tube defect
     Any defect that occurs to the neural tube...more »
    2316. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
     A severe, potentially fatal reaction to antipsychotic drugs....more »
    2317. Neuronopathy, distal, autosomal recessive, 3
     An inherited neuromuscular disease that causes progressive muscle wasting and weakness in the limbs without any sensory impairment. HMN III and HMN IV are forms of autosomal recessive distal neuronopathy type 3 - the only difference is that HMN III is a s...more »
    2318. Neutrophilic asthma
     Neutrophilic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult. The severity of sym...more »
    2319. Nickel -- adverse effect
     Acute exposure to nickel can cause various symptoms....more »
    2320. Nicotine addiction
     Nicotine addiction is the uncontrollable desire to continue smoking. Smoking products contain nicotine which is a chemical that can lead to addiction if used over a period of time. Cessation causes withdrawal symptoms which can vary in nature and severity...more »
    2321. Niemann-Pick disease, type C1
     Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. The different types of...more »
    2322. Niemann-Pick disease, type C2
     Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. The different types of...