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Results: 881 causes of Anemia OR Pins and needles sensation of the feet

    1. 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 »
    2. ACAD8 deficiency
     An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and s...more »
    3. ATR-X syndrome
     A rare X-linked disorder that affects males and is characterized by mental retardation and alpha thalassemia....more »
    4. ATR16
     A rare disorder characterized by alpha thalassemia and mental retardation....more »
    5. Aase-Smith I syndrome
     A very rare hereditary syndrome characterized by deformities such as joint contractures, anemia, hydrocephalus and cleft palate....more »
    6. Achor-Smith syndrome
     A dietary deficiency disorder involving low blood potassium levels which leads to other problems such as diarrhea, anemia, muscle wasting and kidney problems....more »
    7. Acid phosphatase deficiency
     A group of inherited metabolic bone disorders varying in degree of severity and characterized a deficiency of alkaline phosphate which affects bone mineralization....more »
    8. Acquired idiopathic sideroblastic anaemia
     A rare disorder where iron is transported into a developing blood cells but because it is unable to be used, it builds up within the cell and tends to stop it from developing into a fully functioning red blood cell. Thus anemia can occur despite adequate ...more »
    9. Acral dysostosis -- dyserythropoiesis
     A rare disorder characterized by hand and foot defects as well as a congenital form of anemia characterized by the production of abnormal red blood cells....more »
    10. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- Ureas
     Urea is a class of active ingredients used in certain defoliants, herbicides, insecticides and rodenticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingest...more »
    11. 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 »
    12. 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 »
    13. Acute leukemia
     An acute condition which affects a cell line of the blood which shows little or no differentiation...more »
    14. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
     Cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and ...more »
    15. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    16. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    17. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to, 2
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    18. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, adult
     Cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and ...more »
    19. 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 »
    20. 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 »
    21. Acute myelosclerosis
     A rare disorder where the bone marrow makes too many blood cells. The disease progresses rapidly with death usually occurring within 6 months of onset....more »
    22. Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome
     The association of a sudden kidney disorder with eye inflammation. Autoimmune processes are believed to be involved....more »
    23. Adenomatous Polyposis of the Colon, autosomal dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    24. Adenosine deaminase, elevated, hemolytic anemia due to
     A rare inherited disorder where there is a high level of an enzyme called adenosine deaminase in red blood cells. The high level of this enzyme results in premature destruction of red blood cells which ultimately leads to anemia. The severity of the anemi...more »
    25. Adenosine triphosphatase deficiency, anaemia due to
     Deficiency of a chemical (adenosine triphosphate) resulting in anemia....more »
    26. Adenosine triphosphatase deficiency, anemia due to
     A rare metabolic disorder where anemia is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme called adenosine triphosphatase....more »
    27. Adenylate Kinase Deficiency
     A rare genetic anomaly sometimes associated with hemolytic anemia....more »
    28. 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 »
    29. Adrenoleukodystrophy
     A rare disorder which has characteristic symptoms of Addison disease (adrenocortical insufficiency) and Schilder disease (cerebral sclerosis). Bronze skin, brain sclerosis and demyelination are the main symptoms....more »
    30. African Sleeping sickness
     Fly-borne African parasitic disease....more »
    31. Aggressive NK-cell leukaemia
     An aggressive form of blood cancer involving the rapid proliferation of natural killer (NK) cells....more »
    32. Al Gazali Hirschsprung syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by Hirschsprung disease (an intestinal disorder), nail abnormalities and facial anomalies....more »
    33. Al Murrah-induced lead poisoning
     Al Murrah is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and colic. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible...more »
    34. Alarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susc...more »
    35. Albayaidle-induced lead poisoning
     Albayaidle is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due ...more »
    36. Albayalde-induced lead poisoning
     Albayalde is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due t...more »
    37. Albers-Schonberg disease -- Adult benign dominant form
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The adult benign form is associated with a normal life expectancy and is often asymptomatic....more »
    38. Albers-Schonberg disease -- intermediate form
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The intermediate form is more severe than the adult form but less severe than the infantile fo...more »
    39. Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs...more »
    40. Alcohol abuse
     Excessive use of alcohol ranging from binge drinking to severe alcoholism...more »
    41. Aldolase A deficiency
     A rare condition where a deficiency of the enzyme called aldolase A causes muscle problems and anemia....more »
    42. Alpha thalassemia trait
     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 trait involves defects in two of the four genes required to make each ? p...more »
    43. Alsing syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney problems, skeletal abnormalities and a hole in the coloboma of the eye....more »
    44. Amebiasis
     An intestinal infection caused by a parasitic amebic organism. It is usually associated with poor sanitation....more »
    45. Anaemia due to pyrimidine 5' nucleotidase deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where a deficiency of a particular enzyme (pryimidine 5' nucleotidase) causes hemolytic anemia. The anemia is usually mild....more »
    46. Anaemia, sideroblastic, X-linked -- ataxia
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by mild anemia and early onset neurological motor symptoms. The neurological symptoms tend to be relatively stable or slowly progressive with only occasional dependence on crutches or wheelchairs....more »
    47. Analgesic nephropathy syndrome
     Kidney damage caused by excessive use of pain-killing drugs. Aspirin and phenacetin mixtures are the most common causes....more »
    48. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    49. Anemia, Blackfan Diamond
     Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect ...more »
    50. 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 37ºC or higher. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    51. 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 »
    52. 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 »
    53. 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 »
    54. 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 »
    55. 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 »
    56. 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 »
    57. Anemia, sideroblastic spinocerebellar ataxia
     A rare inherited condition characterized by anemia at birth as well as spinocerebellar ataxia (impaired ability to control voluntary movements)....more »
    58. 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 »
    59. Anemic -- hematuria syndrome
     An epidemic disease in Argentina which has a prolonged recovery time but usually there are no complications. Symptoms vary between seasons so that affected patients suffer anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration in summer but suffer reduced urination...more »
    60. Angiodysplasia
     Abnormality of small blood vessels - especially in the intestinal tract - which can result in bleeding. The size of the lesion involved determines the severity of the condition. Small amounts of bleeding from one lesion often goes unnoticed but multiple l...more »
    61. 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 »
    62. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia -- plasma cell 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 plasma-...more »
    63. Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma
     A form of cancer which tends to be systemic in nature and thus cancer cells can be found in various parts of the body such as the lymph nodes, liver, spleen, skin and bone marrow....more »
    64. 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 »
    65. 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 »
    66. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    67. Ansell-Bywaters-Elderking syndrome
     A rare familial syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, rash, eye inflammation and joint disease....more »
    68. Anterior pituitary hyperhormonotrophic syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by the excessive production of various hormones (gonadotrophic, thyrotrophic, lactotrophic and pancreatrophic hormone)....more »
    69. Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody-mediated disease
     A kidney disorder involving varying degrees of kidney impairment. Severe cases lead to kidney failure whereas mild cases have normal kidney function....more »
    70. Antiphospholipid syndrome
     An autoimmune disorder characterized by blood clots and pregnancy losses....more »
    71. Apo A-I deficiency
     Low plasma HDL cholesterol that tends to run in families....more »
    72. Apolipoprotein C 2I deficiency
     A rare inherited condition where a deficiency of apolipoprotein C-II impairs lipoprotein metabolism and results in a build up of chylomicrons and VLDL....more »
    73. Arthritis -- short stature -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized by arthritis, short stature, deafness and numerous other abnormalities....more »
    74. 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 »
    75. Atransferrinemia
     A rare inherited condition characterized by the absence of a compound called transferring which results in a buildup of iron in the body's tissues as well as anemia....more »
    76. Attenuated familial polyposis
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The attenuated form of the condition is ...more »
    77. Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause....more »
    78. 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 »
    79. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
     An inherited autoimmune condition characterized by proliferation of lymphocytes and autoimmunity against the body's own blood cells resulting in premature death of certain blood cells....more »
    80. Autoimmune thyroid disease associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with autoimmune thyroid disease are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of sympto...more »
    81. Avitaminosis
     A group of diseases caused by the deficiency of one or more vitamins e.g. Beriberi (thiamine deficiency), rickets (Vitamin D deficiency), pellagra (niacin deficiency), pernicious anemia (Vitamin B12), bleeding (vitamin K deficiency) and night blindness (a...more »
    82. Azarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Ch...more »
    83. 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 »
    84. Ba Bow Sen-induced lead poisoning
     Ba Bow Sen is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat childhood hyperactivity and to alleviate nightmares. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to...more »
    85. Babesiosis
     A parastic infection by a particular protozoa (Babesia) which is transmitted through tick bites. The disease produces symptoms similar to malaria....more »
    86. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    87. Bali goli-induced lead poisoning
     Bali goli (flat black bean) is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian and Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the e...more »
    88. Bamforth syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning....more »
    89. Banti Syndrome
     A rare conditions where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    90. Banti's syndrome
     A rare condition where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    91. Bartonella infections
     Infection with bacteria from the Bartonella genus of bacteria. Specific bacteria from within this group are Bartonella bacilliforms (Oroya fever), Bartonella Heneslae (Cat-scratch disease). Other conditions caused by this bacteria are endocarditis, bacter...more »
    92. Beta Thalassemia trait
     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 trait involves de...more »
    93. 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 »
    94. Beta-Glutamylcysteine synthetase deficiency
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where deficiency of the enzyme called Beta-Glutamylcysteine synthetase impairs the body's ability to metabolize sulfur-containing amino acids....more »
    95. Bile plug syndrome
     A rare condition where thick bile in infants causes blockage of the bile ducts which can result in jaundice, enlarged liver and anemia....more »
    96. Bing-Neel syndrome
     A rare disorder involving infiltration of the central nervous system by abnormal leukemia-like cells (lymphoplasmocytoid cells) that occur in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. The abnormality increases blood viscosity which impairs its circulation through ...more »
    97. Bint Al Zahab-induced lead poisoning
     Bint Al Zahab is a folk remedy used by various ethnic groups (e.g. Indians, Saudi Arabians) to treat infant colic and to facilitate the passage of meconium in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high ...more »
    98. Blethen-Wenick-Hawkins syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, skeletal abnormalities and reduced pituitary gland functioning....more »
    99. Bokhoor-induced lead poisoning
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure...more »
    100. Bone Marrow Conditions
     Medical conditions affecting the bone marrow...more »
    101. Bone and cartilage tumors
     Any tumors affecting the bones or cartilage, including both cancerous and benign tumors....more »
    102. Bone cancer
     Malignancy that occurs in the bone...more »
    103. Bone marrow failure -- neurologic abnormalities
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of bone marrow failure and neurological abnormalities....more »
    104. Bone-Marrow failure syndromes
     A disorder where the bone marrow fails to produce enough new blood cells....more »
    105. Bothriocephalosis
     Infection with an intestinal parasite. The parasite is a fish tapeworm called Diphyllobothrium latum. Human infection is caused by eating undercooked contaminated fish....more »
    106. Broad bean poisoning
     The broad bean is a vine which produces pea-like flowers and long, seed-filled pods. The seeds can be very toxic and can result in death if eaten. This toxic reaction only occurs to certain susceptible people who are unable to process certain chemicals in...more »
    107. Bronchiectasis
     Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages....more »
    108. Brown Recluse spider poisoning
     The Brown Recluse spider is poisonous and is found mainly in southern and central areas of the US....more »
    109. Brucellosis
     An infectious disease caused by the Brucella genus which is transmitted from animals to humans....more »
    110. Buerger's disease
     Buergers's disease is a recurring inflammation and thrombosis (clotting) of small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet...more »
    111. CML-Like Syndrome, Familial
     A very rare condition characterized by symptom similar to myelocytic leukemia that develop during infancy. The condition can result in death during the first years of life....more »
    112. CMV antenatal infection
     A rare condition where a fetus becomes infected with the cytomegalovirus through the mother....more »
    113. Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2
     A rare disorder (described in two patients) which has similar symptoms to the genetic condition called Camurati Engelmann disease but the genetic defect responsible for type 1 is not present in type 2. Type 2 has additional bone abnormalities which were n...more »
    114. Carbenicillin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbenicillin 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 the level o...more »
    115. 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 »
    116. Cat scratch disease
     An infectious disease transmitted through a cat's bite, scratch or lick and resulting primarily in lymph node pain and swelling. The condition can be mild or severe....more »
    117. Cebagin-induced lead poisoning
     Cebagin is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk r...more »
    118. Celexa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Celexa (an antidepressant) 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 the l...more »
    119. Celiac Disease
     Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet....more »
    120. Celiac disease -- epilepsy -- occipital calcifications
     A rare syndrome characterized by celiac disease and epilepsy with brain calcifications....more »
    121. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 1
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 6p21.3. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small int...more »
    122. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 10
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 3q25-q26. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small i...more »
    123. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 11
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 3q28. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    124. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 12
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 6q25.3. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small int...more »
    125. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 13
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect in the SH2B3 gene on chromosome 12q24. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation...more »
    126. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 2
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 5q31-q33. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small i...more »
    127. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 3
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q33. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    128. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 4
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 19p13.1. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small in...more »
    129. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 5
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 15q11-q13. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small ...more »
    130. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 6
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 4q27. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    131. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 7
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 1q31. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    132. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 8
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q11-q12. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small i...more »
    133. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 9
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 3p21. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    134. 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 »
    135. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation, recurrent infection and neurological disorders....more »
    136. Chediak-Higashi like syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    137. 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 »
    138. 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 »
    139. 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 »
    140. 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 »
    141. Chemical poisoning -- Benzidine
     Benzidine is a chemical used mainly in the production of azo dyes for such products as leather, paper and textiles. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    142. 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 »
    143. 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 »
    144. Chemical poisoning -- Chloromethane
     Chloromethane is a chemical used mainly in the production of silicones as well as agricultural chemicals, butyl rubber and other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through t...more »
    145. 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 »
    146. 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 »
    147. Chemical poisoning -- Isopropyl Alcohol
     Isopropyl Alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a rubbing alcohol and also in perfumes, paint thinners, disinfectants, cleaners and fuels. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    148. 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 »
    149. Chemical poisoning -- Monosodium Methanarsenate
     Monosodium Methanarsenate is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide or 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...more »
    150. Chemical poisoning -- Naphthalene
     Naphthalene is a chemical used mainly as a moth repellant, toilet deodorizer and the manufacture of other chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    151. 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 »
    152. 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 »
    153. 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 »
    154. 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 »
    155. Childbirth
     Delivery of a fetus by a pregnant woman....more »
    156. Chlorpromazine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorpromazine (a neuroleptic drug) 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...more »
    157. Choriocarcinoma, infantile
     A rare malignant cancer that originates in the placenta. It is an aggressive cancer which generally results in infant death....more »
    158. 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 »
    159. Chromosome 8, monosomy 8q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 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 »
    160. Chromosome 8, mosaic trisomy
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 8 in some of the body's cells. Some cases with this chromosomal abnormality have no clinical symptoms. The presence of abnormalities in some cases is dependent on which body cells...more »
    161. Chromosome 8p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in three copies instead of two. The type and severity of symptoms depends on the location and length of genetic material duplicated....more »
    162. Chronic 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 »
    163. Chronic Granulomatous Disease
     A very rare inherited blood disorder where certain cells involved with immunity (phagocytes) are unable to destroy bacteria and hence the patient suffers repeated bacterial infections....more »
    164. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    165. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    166. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 2
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    167. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 3
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    168. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 4
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    169. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    170. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disease, Unclassified
     A form of blood disorder characterized by the abnormal proliferation of myeloid precursors in the bone marrow. This category refers to cases of myeloproliferative disease which don't fit into any of the other specific type of myelproliferative diseases....more »
    171. 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 »
    172. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils....more »
    173. Chronic kidney failure
     Gradual failure of the kidneys over a period of time...more »
    174. Chronic leukemia
     Leukemia in which the cell line is well differentiated, usually B lymphocytes....more »
    175. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    176. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body....more »
    177. 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 »
    178. Chronic pyelonephritis
     Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure....more »
    179. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    180. Chuifong tokuwan-induced lead poisoning
     Chuifong tokuwan is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to arthritis and other pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use...more »
    181. Churg-Strauss Syndrome
     A condition characterized by blood vessel inflammation that occurs throughout the body....more »
    182. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    183. Cirrhosis of the liver
     Scarring of the liver from alcohol or other causes....more »
    184. 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 »
    185. Cloxapen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cloxapen (an antibiotic) 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 the lev...more »
    186. Coagulopathy
     A disorder of the blood where it fails to clot normally....more »
    187. Cocaine fetopathy
     Cocaine use during pregnancy resulting in various birth defects and other abnormalities....more »
    188. Codeine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Codeine (an opiate drug) 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 the lev...more »
    189. 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 »
    190. Cold agglutination syndrome
     A rare disorder where abnormal blood proteins called cold agglutinins cause red blood cells to form clumps and die. The process is triggered by exposure to cold temperatures. A small number of cold agglutinins is normal but larger numbers can cause proble...more »
    191. Cold antibody hemolytic anemia
     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 30°C or lower....more »
    192. Collagen type III glomerulopathy
     A rare progressive form of kidney disease characterized by the abnormal deposits of type III collagen in the kidneys. The severity and rate of progression of the condition is variable....more »
    193. Collagenous celiac disease
     Collagenous celiac disease is used to describe progressive celiac disease characterized by the presence of a layer of collagen (scarring) in the intestinal layers. This form of celiac disease usually fails to respond to treatments such as gluten-free diet...more »
    194. Colon Cancer, Familial
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    195. 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 »
    196. 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 »
    197. 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 »
    198. 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 »
    199. 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 »
    200. 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 »
    201. 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 »
    202. 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 »
    203. 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 »
    204. 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 »
    205. 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 »
    206. Colorectal Polyps
     Polyp growths in the colon or rectum....more »
    207. Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    208. Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, recessive
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    209. Colorectal cancer
     Cancer of the colon (bowel) or rectum....more »
    210. 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 »
    211. Congenital Toxoplasmosis
     Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis....more »
    212. 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 »
    213. Congenital short bowel
     A rare birth defect where the bowel is abnormally short. A short bowel can impair the body's ability to absorb enough nutrients and hence result in malabsorption....more »
    214. 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 »
    215. 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 »
    216. Congenital syphilis
     Syphilis inherited from mother during pregnancy....more »
    217. Copper deficiency, familial benign
     A rare inherited copper deficiency. Copper has many functions in the body including heart function, cholesterol metabolism, brain development, immune defenses, blood supply, glucose metabolism and normal bone development....more »
    218. Cordyceps-induced lead poisoning
     Cordyceps is a folk remedy by Chinese people to treat high blood pressure, bleeding problems and diabetes. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    219. Crohn's disease
     Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ...more »
    220. Cutler Syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by multisystem disorders including muscle wasting, ataxia, epilepsy, anemia and kidney disease. The kidney disease is most likely present at birth....more »
    221. Cyclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) 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 affe...more »
    222. Cytomegalovirus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Cytomegalovirus 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 »
    223. D-minus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D-HUS) -- familial
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure. The familial type is not associated with diarrhea and is inherited. Autosomal recessive cases usually start early in life whereas autosomal dominant cases can occur a...more »
    224. D-minus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D-HUS) -- pregnancy related
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure. This type is not associated with diarrhea and is triggered by pregnancy....more »
    225. D-plus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D+HUS)
     A rare condition where gastroenteritis involving bloody diarrhea is caused by a bacteria (usually E.Coli) which leads to toxins being present in the blood. These circulating toxins affect red blood cells, kidneys and occasionally even the brain....more »
    226. DIC
     DIC s a syndrome triggered by a number of medical conditions including malignancy, infection and liver disease, and results in consumption of clotting factors in the blood....more »
    227. 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 »
    228. Danubian endemic familial nephropathy
     A form of slow-progressing kidney disease that occurs in a particular geographic area which includes countries such as Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and Romania. The condition can remain asymptomatic for many years until serious kidney damage has occurred....more »
    229. Daunorubicin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Daunorubicin (a chemotherapy drug) 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 ...more »
    230. Deafness-tubular acidosis-anaemia
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by abnormal progressive calcification of the spinal cord and brain, kidney anomaly, anemia and deafness....more »
    231. Debler anemia
     A familial type of anemia that starts during infancy and involves the premature destruction of red blood cells....more »
    232. Declomycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Declomycin (an antibiotic) 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 the l...more »
    233. Decreased folate
    234. 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 »
    235. Deficiency of Member 8 Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenace Family
     An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and s...more »
    236. Deshi Dewa-induced lead poisoning
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Indian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    237. Desmoplastic small round cell tumor
     A rare aggressive tumor that usually develops in soft tissue and tends to grow to a large size. It usually occurs in the abdomen but may also in other parts of the body such as abdominal organs, brain, testicles, ovaries, spinal cord and skull....more »
    238. Di Guglielmo I -- chronic
     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 chronic form has more severe sympto...more »
    239. Diabetes
     Failing or reduced ability of the body to handle sugars....more »
    240. Diamond-Blackfan anemia
     Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect ...more »
    241. Dianzani autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder where the body's immune system attack itself, primarily blood components....more »
    242. Diarrhea -- polyendocrinopathy -- infections, X-linked
     A rare X-linked disorder characterized by diarrhea and severe, fatal infections during infancy. The body's immune system attacks it's own endocrine glands and various other organs. Females are carriers and can have mild symptoms whereas males suffer the f...more »
    243. Diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple capillary hemangiomas as well as other abnormalities....more »
    244. Digestive tract cancer
    245. 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 »
    246. Diphyllobothrium latum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Diphyllobothrium latum. The infection is called diphyllobothriasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish. Infections are most common in countries where eating raw fish is common e...more »
    247. Disseminated infection with mycobacterium avium complex
     Mycobacterium avium complex is an opportunistic bacterium which tends to occur mainly in patients with advanced AIDS. The infection can spread throughout the body and result in such things as blood infections....more »
    248. Diverticular Disease
     Protrusions of the colon wall (diverticulosis) or their inflammation (diverticulitis)...more »
    249. Diverticular disease and diverticulitis
    250. Down's syndrome associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with Down's syndrome have a high degree of susceptibility to developing celiac disease. Up to 17% of Down's syndrome sufferers develop celiac disease but this rate varies amongst age groups and country of origin. Celiac disease is an autoimmune d...more »
    251. Dressler (D.)syndrome
     A rare autoimmune blood disorder where erythrocytes are destroyed suddenly after exposure to cold (usually 15°C or lower)....more »
    252. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    253. Dursun Syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of heart anomalies, pulmonary hypertension and leukopenia (reduced number of white blood cells)....more »
    254. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital
     A congenital blood condition where the production of red blood cells is defective. The abnormal red blood cells are often destroyed prematurely within the body which can result in anemia. There are three subtypes of the disorder, each with varying severit...more »
    255. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 1
     A very rare genetic blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia. Finger and toe abnormalities are also usually present....more »
    256. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 2
     A very rare genetic blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia....more »
    257. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 3
     An extremely rare blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia....more »
    258. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
     Uterus bleeding unrelated to periods...more »
    259. Dyskeratosis congenita of Zinsser-Cole-Engman
     An inherited condition characterized by recurring painful mouth ulcers, skin pigmentation and nail abnormalities....more »
    260. E-coli food poisoning
     Type of bacterial food poisoning...more »
    261. 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 »
    262. Elliptocytosis 1
     An inherited blood disorder where a significant number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) are elliptical or oval shaped rather than doughnut shaped. Anemia results when the abnormal red blood cells are destroyed. The severity of the anemia is variable with...more »
    263. Endometrial hyperplasia
     Thickening of the endometrium (lining of the uterus)...more »
    264. Enteropathy type T-cell lymphoma
     A rare subtype of gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Uncontrolled celiac disease appears to be a risk factor for developing this type of lymphoma....more »
    265. Epidermalolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    266. Epidermolysis bullosa, dermolytic
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily due to defective skin collagen. The mucosal lining of the mouth and even intestines may be effected in severe cases....more »
    267. Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional
     A rare inherited skin disease which is characterized by fragile skin which readily forms skin blisters and can result in fatal complications....more »
    268. Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    269. Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    270. Epstein-Barr virus
     Common virus causing mononucleosis...more »
    271. Epstein-Barr virus, chronic
     A form of human herpes virus that produces persistent symptoms. Most people become infected with the virus at some stage in their life though they usually have few if any symptoms. However, some people develop severe symptoms as a result of an EBV infecti...more »
    272. 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 »
    273. Erythroderma desquamativa of Leiner
     A rare skin disorder characterized by a reddish, thickened skin rash that spreads to various parts of the body and is usually accompanied by diarrhea, failure to thrive, anemia and recurring local and systemic infections....more »
    274. Erythromelalgia
     A rare disorder characterized by periods of burning pain, redness and warmth in the feet and hands....more »
    275. Escamilla-Lisser syndrome
     Hypothyroidism in adults where external signs may be few or absent but serious problems can occur internally. Some of the problems includes weakened muscles in the heart, intestines and bladder....more »
    276. Essential thrombocytopenia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by an excessively low number of platelets in the blood which often results in hemorrhages....more »
    277. Ewing's sarcoma
     Ewing's sarcoma is a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue. The most common areas in which it occurs are the pelvis, the femur, the humerus, and the ribs....more »
    278. Excessive dieting
     Excessive limitation of food intake can lead to problems and effects such as dizziness, depression, intestinal problems, edema and impaired growth....more »
    279. Familial Colorectal Cancer
     An inherited disorder in which affected individuals have a higher-than-normal chance of developing colorectal cancer and certain other types of cancer, often before the age of 50....more »
    280. Familial Intestinal Polyposis
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    281. Familial Mediterranean fever
     A rare inherited condition characterized by recurrent fever and inflammation. The inflammation usually involves the stomach, lungs or joints....more »
    282. Familial Multiple Polyposis
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    283. Familial adenomatous polyposis, autosomal dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    284. Familial polyposis
     Rare genetic disease causing multiple colorectal polyps...more »
    285. Familial polyposis -- classical
     An inherited condition where polyps develop in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. The polyps are initially benign but may become malignant if untreated....more »
    286. Familial polyposis, autosomal recessive
     An inherited condition where polyps develop in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. The polyps are initially benign but may become malignant if untreated. The autosomal recessive form of this condition is characterized by fewer polyps than in other f...more »
    287. Familial renal cell carcinoma
     A genetic form of kidney cancer that develops in the lining of the tubules in the kidney and tends to run in families....more »
    288. Fanconi-Albertini-Zellweger syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by congenital heart defect, brain abnormalities, unusual face and metabolic acidosis....more »
    289. Farouk-induced lead poisoning
     Farouk is a folk remedy by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is sti...more »
    290. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    291. Female reproductive toxicity -- Acetaminophen
     Taking excessive doses of acetaminophen during pregnancy can result in kidney and liver problems in the baby. Pregnant women should avoid taking more than the recommended amount of the drug....more »
    292. Fluorosis
     Excessive fluoride in the body...more »
    293. Folate deficiency
    294. 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 »
    295. Free sialic Acid storage disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of sialic acid in the tissues and excretion of sialic acid in the urine. There are mild and severe forms of the condition - the severe form result in death before birth or within a fe...more »
    296. Fructose-1-phosphate aldolase deficiency, hereditary
     An inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of the enzyme fructose-1-phsophate aldolase prevents fructose being metabolized resulting in fructose intolerance....more »
    297. Functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
     Tumors that develop in the pancreas and cause excessive secretion of one or more pancreatic hormones such as insulin, somatostatin, glucagons, gastrin, ACTH (corticosteroids) and vasoactive intestinal peptidase....more »
    298. Gardner-Morrisson-Abbot syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by thrombocytopenia and various other abnormalities present at birth....more »
    299. Gastric erosion
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    300. Gastritis
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    301. Gastritis, familial giant hypertrophic
     A rare inherited chronic disorder characterized by overgrowth of the stomach lining resulting in excessive folds....more »
    302. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
     Cancer that develops from stroma cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. The primary locations are the small intestine, esophagus and esophagus with symptoms being determined by the location, stage and size of the tumor....more »
    303. Gastrointestinal bleeding
     Internal bleeding in the digestive tract...more »
    304. Gastrointestinal neoplasm
     A growth or excessive proliferation of cells in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract which includes the esophagus, intestine, pharynx and stomach. The growth may be benign or malignant. The symptoms are determined by the size, location and stage of th...more »
    305. Gastrointestinal tumors
     Any tumor of the gastrointestinal (digestive) system, including cancers and benign tumors....more »
    306. Gaucher Disease
     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....more »
    307. 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 »
    308. Gaucher disease type 1
     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 1 is the visceral, chronic ...more »
    309. 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 »
    310. Gaucher disease type 3
     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 3 is a subacute neurologica...more »
    311. Gemfibrozil -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Gemfibrozil 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 the level of exposur...more »
    312. Ghasard-induced lead poisoning
     Ghasard is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Asian and Indian people as a tonic (usually for indigestion). This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible ...more »
    313. Ghosal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by difficult to treat anemia and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    314. Glenard syndrome
     The downward displacement of internal organs....more »
    315. Glomerulonephritis -- sparse hair -- telangiectases
     A rare syndrome characterized by sparse hair, kidney disease and enlarged skin blood vessels (telangiectasia)....more »
    316. Glucagonoma
     Rare cancer of the glucagon-producing pancreas cells....more »
    317. Glucagonoma syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by a tumor which secretes glucagon and a characteristic spreading rash, diabetes mellitus and various other symptoms....more »
    318. 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 »
    319. Glucosephosphate isomerase deficiency
     A rare inherited condition where a lack of the enzyme glucosephosphate isomerase causes red blood cells to be destroyed prematurely (hemolytic anemia)....more »
    320. Glutamate-cysteine ligase deficiency
     A very rare condition characterized by an enzyme deficiency which leads primarily to hemolytic anemia which is usually quite mild. Care must be taken to avoid medications which can lead to a hemolytic crisis....more »
    321. Glutathione Synthetase Deficiency
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    322. Glutathione synthetase deficiency, intermediate
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    323. Glutathione synthetase deficiency, mild
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    324. Glutathione synthetase deficiency, severe
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    325. Gluten allergy
     Gluten allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to gluten or foods containing gluten. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema ...more »
    326. Goldstein-Hutt syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, excessive eyelash growth and and a blood abnormality (the red blood cells are spherical instead of doughnut shaped which makes them fragile)....more »
    327. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    328. Goodpasture's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage with circulating antibodies against basement membranes....more »
    329. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    330. Granulomatous arthritis of childhood
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition that starts during early childhood and is characterized by arthritic joints, uveitis and a skin rash that forms on the trunk and limbs....more »
    331. 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 »
    332. Greta-induced lead poisoning
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    333. Griscelli disease
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    334. Griscelli syndrome type II
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a partial lack of pigmentation in the eye, skin and hair, clumps of pigmentation in hair shafts, immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms....more »
    335. Hai Ge Fen-induced lead poisoning
     Hai Ge Fen is clamshell powder used mainly by Chinese people to make traditional Chinese herbal medicines. This product has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    336. Haloperidol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Haloperidol (an antipsychotic drug) 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...more »
    337. 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 »
    338. Hashimoto-Pritzker syndrome
     A rare harmless skin disorder characterized by the accumulation of histiocytes (infection-fighting cells) in the skin which forms nodules. The condition occurs at birth or soon after and resolves spontaneously within a month....more »
    339. Heavy-chain diseases
     A group of rare condition characterized by the production of the heavy chain portions of immunoglobulin molecules. Subtypes include y-chain disease, µ-chain disease and α-chain disease....more »
    340. 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 »
    341. Hemangioma thrombocytopenia syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by a spreading congenital hemangioma (collection of abnormal blood vessels) usually on the skin as well as blood clotting problems....more »
    342. Hemodialysis
     A treatment used to remove toxic elements from the blood...more »
    343. Hemoglobin C Thalassemia
     A rare genetic blood disorder that can cause mild hemolytic anemia but is asymptomatic in most patients. This condition is also known as Hemoglobin C Disease....more »
    344. Hemoglobin E homozygous
     A rare genetic blood anomaly which may cause anemia and occasionally an enlarged spleen....more »
    345. Hemoglobin H
     A genetic blood anomaly that causes enlarged liver and spleen and hemolytic anemia....more »
    346. Hemoglobin S/hemoglobin Lepore, Boston
     A blood disorder that mainly causes hemolytic anemia with great variability of symptoms....more »
    347. Hemoglobin SC
     A genetic blood disorder where the patient inherits a gene for hemoglobin S from one parent and hemoglobin C from another. Severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    348. Hemoglobinemia
     A blood condition where there is excessive amounts of free hemoglobin in the blood plasma. It may be due to destruction of blood cells within the blood vessels or from other processes which result in hemoglobin separating from the red blood cell....more »
    349. Hemoglobinopathy
     A disease of the blood characterized by abnormal hemoglobin in the blood. The abnormality usually arises from a genetic defect which results in the hemoglobin have an abnormal structure. Sickle-cell disease and thalassemia are examples of hemoglobinopathi...more »
    350. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 1
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    351. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 2
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    352. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 3
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    353. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 4
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    354. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 5
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    355. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 6
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    356. Hemolytic anaemia due to adenylate kinase deficiency
     A rare condition characterized by the association of a deficiency of an enzyme called adenylate kinase and hemolytic anemia. There appears to be no conclusive cause-effect relationship between the two characteristics as some patients with virtually no pyr...more »
    357. Hemolytic anaemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    358. Hemolytic anemia due to adenylate kinase deficiency
     A rare condition characterized by the association of a deficiency of an enzyme called adenylate kinase and hemolytic anemia. There appears to be no conclusive cause-effect relationship between the two characteristics as some patients with virtually no pyr...more »
    359. Hemolytic anemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    360. Hemolytic disease of the newborn
     Blood disease in newborns mainly related to Rh incompatibility...more »
    361. Hemolytic jaundice
     A condition which is characterized by jaundice due to an increased production of bilirubin from degradation of red blood cells...more »
    362. Hemolytic uremic syndrome, atypical, childhood
     A rare disorder involving destruction of blood cells and kidney disease. Unlike typical hemolytic uremic syndrome which usually follows a bacterial infection, the atypical form is possibly a genetic disorder. The distinguishing feature of the atypical for...more »
    363. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood...more »
    364. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 1
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    365. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 2
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    366. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 3
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    367. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    368. Hemophagocytic reticulosis
     The abnormal proliferation of reticulum cell (histiocytes) which infiltrate various organs and. Macrophages destroy blood cells causing blood abnormalities. Meningoencephalitis frequently occurs when the histiocytes infiltrate the mininges and cerebral ti...more »
    369. Hemophilia
     Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot....more »
    370. Hemorrhagic proctocolitis
     Inflammation of the rectum and colon that results in bleeding....more »
    371. Hemorrhagic thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by increased number of platelets in the blood which often results in an enlarged spleen, bleeding and blood vessel blockages....more »
    372. Hemorrhoids
     Swollen blood vessels around the anus....more »
    373. Henna-induced lead poisoning
     Henna is used mainly by Middle Eastern people as a hair and skin dye. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    374. Hepatorenal tyrosinemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver. Type 1 involves a deficiency of the enzyme fumaril acetoacetate hydrolase....more »
    375. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Pennyroyal Oil
     Pennyroyal Oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat delayed menstruation and as an insect repellent. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    376. Hereditary Polyposis Coli
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    377. 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 »
    378. Hereditary non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     A group of genetic blood disorders where red blood cells are prematurely destroyed resulting in anemia if they are not replaced fast enough. The blood cells are destroyed because they have abnormally weak membranes which gives them an irregular shape rath...more »
    379. Hereditary spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     An inherited blood disorder where a metabolic defect causes defects in the red blood cells membranes which leads to their characteristic spherical shape (normal cells are doughnut shaped) and premature destruction....more »
    380. Hirschsprung's disease
     A rare condition where abnormalities in the bowel muscles prevent it from contracting normally and pushing the fecal matter through which results in obstruction and dilation of the bowel....more »
    381. Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell
     A group of disorders involving the excessive proliferation of histiocytes (macrophages) which are not Langerhans cells. Subgroups of this disorder includes hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, sinus histiocytosis, xanthogranuloma and sea-blue histiocyte sy...more »
    382. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    383. 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 »
    384. 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 »
    385. 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 »
    386. 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 »
    387. 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 »
    388. Hookworm
     Worm spread through feces with poor sanitation....more »
    389. Hoyeraal-Hreidarsson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by retarded growth, a small head, anemia, immunodeficiency and an underdeveloped brain (cerebellum)....more »
    390. Human carcinogen -- Melphalan
     Melphalan (a chemotheraphy drug) is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by duration and level of exposure....more »
    391. Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Anaplasma phagocytophilia) which attack granulocytes (a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the deer and American dog tick....more »
    392. Human monocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Ehrlichia chaffeensis) which attack monocytes(a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the Lone Star and American dog tick....more »
    393. Hydrops fetalis syndrome due to Beta-thalassemia
     Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the fetus which can be fatal. The condition is caused by a blood abnormality (absence of Beta-globulin genes - Beta-thalassemia)....more »
    394. Hyper IgM syndrome 1
     Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome Xq26 and tends to a...more »
    395. Hyper IgM syndrome 3
     Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20q12-q13.2....more »
    396. 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 »
    397. Hypergammaglobulinemia
     An increase in the level of any of a number of gamma globulins. This can result from conditions such as chronic bacterial infections, multiple myeloma, lymphomas, dysproteinemias, liver disease and chronic granulomatous inflammations. The exact symptoms d...more »
    398. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    399. Hypersplenism
     A condition which is characterized by the exaggeration of blood degrading function of the spleen...more »
    400. Hypoadrenocorticism -- hypoparathyroidism -- moniliasis
     An autoimmune disorder where hormone production by various glands is reduced. The main features of the disorder are Addison disease and/or hypoparathyroidism and/or chronic candidiasis....more »
    401. Hypophosphatemia
     Low blood phosphate levels. Causes include malnourishment, chronic alcoholism excessive carbohydrate consumption, malabsorption, phosphaturia, liver failure, respiratory alkalosis and certain genetic disorders....more »
    402. ICF syndrome
     A very rare, recessively inherited syndrome characterized mainly by a weak immune system and facial anomalies....more »
    403. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
     A rare disorder involving bleeding into the lungs which can eventually cause damage to the lungs....more »
    404. Infant Cytomegalic virus
     A serious CMV viral infection in newborns....more »
    405. Infantile multisystem inflammatory disease
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    406. 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 »
    407. Inherited Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by thrombotic microangiography occurring with renal failure, hemolytic anemia and severe thrombocytopenia...more »
    408. 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 »
    409. Iron deficiency
     When there is a deficiency of iron in the body...more »
    410. 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 »
    411. Isobutyric aciduria
     An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and s...more »
    412. Isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     An extremely rare genetic condition where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine....more »
    413. Jejunal diverticulosis
     Jejunal diverticulosis is considered to be a generally asymptomatic condition in which the diverticula are pulsion mucosal herniations with walls lacking a muscle layer....more »
    414. Jin Bu Huan-induced lead poisoning
     Jin Bu Huan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies...more »
    415. Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis
     A rare inherited disease involving tumor-like deposits of a substance called hyaline in body tissues such as skin, gums, joints and bones. Hyalin is a collagen-like substance made by cells in the connective tissue....more »
    416. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
     A group of chronic inflammatory joint disorders that affects children. The condition generally involves periods of time where the condition is active followed by periods of abatement of symptoms. In some cases, the condition can be systemic and can cause ...more »
    417. Juvenile nephronophthisis
     A rare inherited kidney disorder characterized by formation of cysts inside the kidney, kidney fibrosis and tubular atrophy which leads to progressive kidney failure....more »
    418. Juvenile polyposis of infancy
     A genetic inherited risk of developing gastrointestinal tumors. The condition is characterized by gastrointestinal polyps which have a high risk of eventually becoming malignant. The polyps can cause gastrointestinal symptoms even if they aren't malignant...more »
    419. Juvenile polyposis syndrome, infantile form
     A genetic inherited risk of developing gastrointestinal tumors. The condition is characterized by gastrointestinal polyps which have a high risk of eventually becoming malignant. The polyps can cause gastrointestinal symptoms even if they aren't malignant...more »
    420. Kandu-induced lead poisoning
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian and Indian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of...more »
    421. Kaposi sarcoma
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also affect the lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. There are four forms of the condition: Classical Indolent form, Endemic African KS, iatrogenic KS and a...more »
    422. Kashin-Bek disease
     A disease involving progressive joint degeneration which affects the spine and hands and feet. The condition becomes progressively worse and eventually leads to disability. The condition is most often seen in children who live in the northern parts of Chi...more »
    423. Katayama fever
     An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters....more »
    424. 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 »
    425. Kernicterus
     A rare condition involving high blood levels of bilirubin which can also accumulate in the brain and lead to neurological problems....more »
    426. Kidney conditions
     Any condition affecting the kidney organs....more »
    427. Kidney damage -- 1,2-Dichloromethane
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called 1,2-Dichloromethane. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas s...more »
    428. Kidney damage -- Acetaminophen
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called acetaminophen (Tylenol). Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending ...more »
    429. Kidney damage -- Aminoglycosides
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by aminoglycoside antibiotics. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the t...more »
    430. Kidney damage -- Aminosalicylic Acid
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called aminosalicylic acid. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on ...more »
    431. Kidney damage -- Amphotericin B
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by an antibiotic called amphotericin B. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity...more »
    432. Kidney damage -- Amyl Alcohol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to amyl alcohol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately ...more »
    433. Kidney damage -- Anti-cancer drugs
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to anti-cancer drugs such as cyclosporine and cisplatin. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any sympto...more »
    434. Kidney damage -- Aristolochic acid
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to aristolochic acid. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultima...more »
    435. Kidney damage -- Arsenic
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to arsenic. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    436. Kidney damage -- Aspirin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called Aspirin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity ...more »
    437. Kidney damage -- Automobile exhaust
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Automobile exhaust. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultim...more »
    438. Kidney damage -- Bacitracin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called bacitracin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the sever...more »
    439. Kidney damage -- Bismuth
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to bismuth. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    440. Kidney damage -- Cadmium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to cadmium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    441. Kidney damage -- Carbon Tetrachloride
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Carbon tetrachloride. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ult...more »
    442. Kidney damage -- Cephaloridine
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Cephaloridine. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the se...more »
    443. Kidney damage -- Chloroform
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called chloroform. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe dam...more »
    444. Kidney damage -- Chlortetracycline
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Chlorotetracycline. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on t...more »
    445. Kidney damage -- Chromium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to chromium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    446. Kidney damage -- Cisplatin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to an anti-cancer drug called Cisplatin. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sever...more »
    447. Kidney damage -- Contrast agents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a contrast agent called sodium iodide used in some diagnostic tests. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or c...more »
    448. Kidney damage -- Copper
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to copper. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    449. Kidney damage -- Cyclophosphamide
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to an anti-cancer drug called Cyclophosphamide. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms wherea...more »
    450. Kidney damage -- Cyclosporin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to an anti-cancer drug called cyclosporine. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas se...more »
    451. Kidney damage -- Degreasing solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to degreasing solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ulti...more »
    452. Kidney damage -- Dichloroacetylene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Dichloroacetylene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    453. Kidney damage -- Diethylene glycol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Diethylene glycol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    454. Kidney damage -- Dioxane
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Dioxane. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage...more »
    455. Kidney damage -- Ethylene Glycol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to ethylene glycol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimate...more »
    456. Kidney damage -- Ethylene glycol ethers
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Ethylene glycol ethers. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can u...more »
    457. Kidney damage -- Fuels
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to fuel. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result i...more »
    458. Kidney damage -- Gasoline
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to gasoline. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    459. Kidney damage -- Germanium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to germanium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately res...more »
    460. Kidney damage -- Glue solvent vapors
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to glue solvent vapors. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ulti...more »
    461. Kidney damage -- Glues
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to glues. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result ...more »
    462. Kidney damage -- Gold
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to gold. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result i...more »
    463. Kidney damage -- Hairdressing solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to hairdressing solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ul...more »
    464. Kidney damage -- Hairdressing sprays
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to hairdressing sprays. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ulti...more »
    465. Kidney damage -- Heavy metals
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to heavy metals. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately ...more »
    466. Kidney damage -- Herbicide
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to herbicides. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately re...more »
    467. Kidney damage -- Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms wher...more »
    468. Kidney damage -- Hydrocarbons
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to hydrocarbons such as chloroform and styrene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms wherea...more »
    469. Kidney damage -- Ibuprofen
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called Ibuprofen. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severit...more »
    470. Kidney damage -- Lead
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to lead. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result i...more »
    471. Kidney damage -- Lithium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to lithium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    472. Kidney damage -- Mercury
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to mercury. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    473. Kidney damage -- Methanol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to methanol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    474. Kidney damage -- Methemoglobin-producing agents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to methemoglobin-producing agents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe dama...more »
    475. Kidney damage -- Methicillin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called methicillin. Kidney damage usually occurs as a result of an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    476. Kidney damage -- Neomycin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Neomycin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severit...more »
    477. Kidney damage -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chron...more »
    478. Kidney damage -- Oxytetracycline
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Oxytetracycline. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the ...more »
    479. Kidney damage -- Paint solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paint solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimatel...more »
    480. Kidney damage -- Paint thinners
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paint thinners. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimatel...more »
    481. Kidney damage -- Paints
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paints. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    482. Kidney damage -- Paraquat ochratoxin A
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paraquat ochratoxin A. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ul...more »
    483. Kidney damage -- Perchloroethylene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Perchloroethylene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    484. Kidney damage -- Pesticide solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to pesticide solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultim...more »
    485. Kidney damage -- Pesticides
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to pesticides. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately re...more »
    486. Kidney damage -- Platinum
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to platinum. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    487. Kidney damage -- Polymyxin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called polymyxin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severi...more »
    488. Kidney damage -- Prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chroni...more »
    489. Kidney damage -- Rifampin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called rifampin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severit...more »
    490. Kidney damage -- Silica
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to silica. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    491. Kidney damage -- Silicon compounds
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to silicon compounds. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultima...more »
    492. Kidney damage -- Silver
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to silver. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    493. Kidney damage -- Solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    494. Kidney damage -- Styrene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called styrene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage...more »
    495. Kidney damage -- Sulphonamides
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by sulphonamide antibiotics. The kidney damage usually occurs as a result of an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney ...more »
    496. Kidney damage -- Thallium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to thallium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    497. Kidney damage -- Toluene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called toluene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage...more »
    498. Kidney damage -- Trichloroethane
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Trichloroethane. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sever...more »
    499. Kidney damage -- Trichloroethylene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called trichloroethylene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    500. Kidney damage -- Trimethropin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called trimethropin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the sev...more »
    501. Kidney damage -- Uranium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Uranium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    502. Kidney damage -- analgesics
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by analgesics such as acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacut...more »
    503. Kidney damage -- antibiotics
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by antibiotics. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the toxicity. Kidney...more »
    504. Kidney damage due to chemicals
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by substances such as chemicals and medicines. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent o...more »
    505. Kidney failure
     Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste...more »
    506. Kohl-induced lead poisoning
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by various ethnic groups (e.g. Africans, Asians, Indians and Pakistanis) to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to...more »
    507. Kushta-induced lead poisoning
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian and Pakistani people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high ...more »
    508. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells...more »
    509. Large granular lymphocyte leukemia
     A form of leukemia characterized by an increased number of circulating granular lymphocytes....more »
    510. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....more »
    511. Lead poisoning -- African Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by African people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high conten...more »
    512. Lead poisoning -- African Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by African people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of...more »
    513. Lead poisoning -- Aisan Folk Remedies -- Chuifong tokuwan
     Chuifong tokuwan is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to arthritis and other pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use...more »
    514. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Bali goli
     Bali goli (flat black bean) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    515. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Deshi Dewa
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Asian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is s...more »
    516. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Ghasard
     Ghasard is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Asian and Indian people as a tonic (usually for indigestion). This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible ...more »
    517. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Kandu
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The ...more »
    518. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content ...more »
    519. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Pay-loo-ah
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by Vietnamese people to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of f...more »
    520. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Asian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    521. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Ba Bow Sen
     Ba Bow Sen is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat childhood hyperactivity and to alleviate nightmares. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to...more »
    522. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Cordyceps
     Cordyceps is a folk remedy by Chinese people to treat high blood pressure, bleeding problems and diabetes. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    523. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Hai Ge Fen
     Hai Ge Fen is clamshell powder used mainly by Chinese people to make traditional Chinese herbal medicines. This product has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    524. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Jin Bu Huan
     Jin Bu Huan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies...more »
    525. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Po Ying Tan
     Po Ying Tan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat minor childhood complaints. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. Th...more »
    526. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Rueda
     Rueda is a lead-containing folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat infant colic or to calm young children. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to t...more »
    527. Lead poisoning -- Folk Remedies
     A number of folk remedies have the potential to cause lead poisoning due to their relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is still prevalent in some cultures. The high content of lead...more »
    528. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Alarcon
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more sus...more »
    529. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Azarcon
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. C...more »
    530. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Coral
     Coral is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    531. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Greta
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    532. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Liga
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    533. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Luiga
     Luiga is a folk remedy used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susce...more »
    534. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Maria Luisa
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lea...more »
    535. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Deshi Dewa
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Indian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    536. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kandu
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    537. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content...more »
    538. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kushta
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by the Indian people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of...more »
    539. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Indian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of ...more »
    540. Lead poisoning -- Iranian Folk Remedies -- Bint Al Zahab
     Bint Al Zahab is a folk remedy used mainly by Iranian people to treat infant colic and to facilitate the passage of meconium in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are m...more »
    541. Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Kuwait people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure to lea...more »
    542. Lead poisoning -- Loas Folk Remedies -- Pay-loo-ah
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by the Hmong people from Loas to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    543. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Alarcon
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susc...more »
    544. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Albayaidle
     Albayaidle is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively hig...more »
    545. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Albayalde
     Albayalde is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high...more »
    546. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Azarcon
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Ch...more »
    547. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Coral
     Coral is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    548. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Greta
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    549. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Liga
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Child...more »
    550. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Luiga
     Luiga is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    551. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Maria Luisa
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead...more »
    552. Lead poisoning -- Middle East Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Middle East people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effect...more »
    553. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Alkohl
     Alkohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively hi...more »
    554. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Anzroot
     Anzroot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat gastroenteritis. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of...more »
    555. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Cebagin
     Cebagin is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk r...more »
    556. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Henna
     Henna is used mainly by Middle Eastern people as a hair and skin dye. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    557. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high...more »
    558. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Saoot
     Saoot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat digestive eye injuries, teething and to manage the umbilical stump in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    559. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Pakistani people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high cont...more »
    560. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Kushta
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by the Pakistani people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content...more »
    561. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Pakistani people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    562. Lead poisoning -- Pakistani eye cosmetics
     Exposure to lead can result from the use of Pakistani eye cosmetics contaminated with lead. The most frequent cases have been noted in children as they are more sensitive to the effects of lead. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood...more »
    563. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Al Murrah
     Al Murrah is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and colic. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible...more »
    564. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Bint Dahab
     Bint Dahab is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat such things as constipation, diarrhea, colic and various other infant conditions. It is also used by Saudi Arabian jewelers. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisonin...more »
    565. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure...more »
    566. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Farouk
     Farouk is a folk remedy by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is sti...more »
    567. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Santrinj
     Santrinj is a paint primer but is also used as a folk remedy mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething and gum boils. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptib...more »
    568. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine
     Traditional Saudi medicine is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi people to treat teething and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of ...more »
    569. Lead poisoning -- Tamarind candy
     Eating tamarind candy jam products made in Mexico can lead to exposure to lead as the product is often packaged in lead-containing containers which can leach lead. The most frequent cases have been noted in children as they are more sensitive to the effec...more »
    570. Lead poisoning -- Tibetan Folk Remedies -- Tibetan herbal vitamin
     Tibetan herbal vitamin is a folk remedy used mainly by Tibetan people to improve brain functioning. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead...more »
    571. Lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, LCAT
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by an enzyme deficiency (lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase) which impairs the breakdown of lipoproteins which then builds up and causes damage to tissues. The condition is characterized by corneal disorders, anemia...more »
    572. Leiner Disease
     A skin and immune system disorder occurring in newborns and characterized by a patch of thick red skin that usually starts on the buttocks and spreads to other parts of the body. Recurring infections, failure to thrive, wasting and nervous system deficien...more »
    573. Leishmaniasis
     A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis....more »
    574. Letterer-Siwe disease
     A rare usually fatal condition characterized by skin lesions, bleeding tendency, enlarged liver and spleen, enlarged lymph nodes and progressive anemia. The condition is caused by excessive proliferation of histiocytes....more »
    575. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    576. Leukemia, B-cell, chronic
     A slow growing cancer of the immune system involving proliferation of B-cells....more »
    577. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L1
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leuk...more »
    578. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L2
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leuk...more »
    579. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a relatively aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the a...more »
    580. Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Negative
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a relatively aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the a...more »
    581. Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive
     A relatively aggressive cancer of the cells that produce white blood cells. The Philadelphia form of myeloid leukemia carries a relatively poor prognosis. It involves an acquired genetic mutation which results in the production tyrosine kinase which cause...more »
    582. Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency, Type III
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal neutrophil functioning which reduces the body's immunity as well as bleeding problems due to platelet adhesive problems. The abnormal neutrophils are unable to be transported to sites of infection due to...more »
    583. Liga-induced lead poisoning
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Child...more »
    584. Lissencephaly -- immunodeficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal brain development and a poor immune system....more »
    585. Littoral cell angioma of the spleen
     A usually benign type of tumor that develops in the spleen. The name arises from the fact that the tumor develops from the littoral cells which line the blood vessels in the spleen....more »
    586. Liver cancer
     Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver....more »
    587. Liver conditions
     Any condition that affects the liver...more »
    588. Luiga-induced lead poisoning
     Coral is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    589. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    590. Lymphadenopathy, angioimmunoblastic with dysproteinemia
     A progressive immune system disorder that usually affects people over the age of 50 and is characterized by chills, sweating, weight loss, skin rashes....more »
    591. 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 »
    592. 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 »
    593. Lymphocytic leukemia
     A condition characterized by the proliferation of lymphoid tissues...more »
    594. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    595. 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 »
    596. Lymphoma, gastric non-Hodgkins type
     A very rare form of malignant stomach cancer involving lymph tissue....more »
    597. Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, X-Linked, 1
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). The immune system becomes weakened following and EBV infection. As the condition in inherited in ...more »
    598. Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, X-Linked, 2
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). The immune system becomes weakened following and EBV infection. As the condition in inherited in ...more »
    599. Lymphoproliferative syndrome, EBV-Associated, Autosomal, 1
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). Infection with the virus can lead to chronic immune problems which can ultimately result in death...more »
    600. Majeed syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by blood abnormality and recurring bone infections....more »
    601. Malabsorption
     Failure to digest nutrients properly...more »
    602. Malaria
     A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites....more »
    603. 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 »
    604. Marchiafava-Micheli disease
     A blood disorder where abnormalities in erhtyrocyte membranes results in excessive destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia....more »
    605. Mareck's disease -- nervous system
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    606. Mareck's disease -- visceral
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    607. Marek disease
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    608. Maria Luisa-induced lead poisoning
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead...more »
    609. Maroteaux-Stanescu-Cousin syndrome
     A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development....more »
    610. 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 »
    611. Medullary cystic kidney disease
     A rare genetic kidney disease involving the development of cyst in the kidney which causes problems with kidney function....more »
    612. Medullary cystic kidney disease 1
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by the development of kidney cysts and affects kidney function during adulthood. The disorder is caused by a genetic defect (chromosome 1q21)....more »
    613. Medullary cystic kidney disease 2
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by the development of kidney cysts and affects kidney function during adulthood. The disorder is caused by a genetic defect (chromosome 16p12.3). Type 2 tends to have an earlier onset of end stage kidney failure....more »
    614. Medullary cystic kidney disease, autosomal recessive
     A genetic kidney disease which causes kidney failure in children, usually during adolescence....more »
    615. Medullary cystic kidney disease, dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    616. 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 »
    617. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (type 2)
     A rare form of kidney disorder involving the deposit of a dense material in parts of the kidney, the splenic sinusoids and the Bruch membrane of the retina. The condition causes chronic kidney inflammation....more »
    618. Menorrhagia
     Excessive menstrual bleeding...more »
    619. Menstruation
     The passage of blood and uterine tissue through the vagina cyclically...more »
    620. Meperidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Meperidine 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 the level of exposure...more »
    621. Mesothelioma
     Type of lung cancer associated with asbestos....more »
    622. Methotrexate toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    623. 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 »
    624. Methylmalonicacidemia with homocystinuria, cbl D
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cblD) 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 homocys...more »
    625. 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 »
    626. Mild hereditary elliptocytosis
     A rare inherited blood disorder where some of the red blood cells are oval-shaped rather than the normal doughnut-shape....more »
    627. Mild hereditary elliptocytosis in infancy
     A rare inherited blood disorder characterized by the presence of oval-shaped red blood cells rather than the normal doughnut-shape as well as poikilocytosis. This form of hereditary elliptocytosis can cause hemolytic anemia....more »
    628. 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 »
    629. MoyaMoya disease 1
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia). Type 1 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 3p26-p24.2....more »
    630. MoyaMoya disease 2
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia). Type 2 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 17q25....more »
    631. MoyaMoya disease 3
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia). Type 3 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 8q23....more »
    632. Moyamoya Syndrome
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia)....more »
    633. 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 »
    634. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    635. Muscle phosphoglycerate kinase deficiency
     An inherited genetic muscle disease where an enzyme deficiency (phosphoglycerate kinase) affects the normal processes that convert carbohydrates from food into energy....more »
    636. Mycobacterium avium Complex
     Bacterial infection that is often AIDS-related....more »
    637. Mycobacterium avium complex infection
     Infection with an opportunistic group of bacteria. It tends to occur in immunocompromised people such as those with HIV....more »
    638. Mycobacterium kansasii
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    639. Mycosis fungoides
     Mycosis fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin. The disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic....more »
    640. Mycosis fungoides, familial
     A rare form of lymphatic cancer (T-cell lymphoma) that primarily affects the skin and tends to occur with higher than normal frequency within a family. The skin is affected first, then the lymph nodes become inflamed and usually cancerous. The cancer can ...more »
    641. 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 »
    642. Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis
     Formation of fibrous tissue in the bone marrow in response to bone marrow damage....more »
    643. Myeloproliferative diseases
     Myeloproliferative diseases are a diverse group of diseases characterised by proliferation of cells in one or more blood cell lines, but is distinct from leukemia. Diseases include chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia rubra vera, myelofibrosis and e...more »
    644. NOMID syndrome
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    645. 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 »
    646. Nephronophthisis -- hepatic fibrosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by progressive destruction of kidney tissue (nephronophthisis) which occurs from birth and results in kidney failure and liver fibrosis....more »
    647. Nephronophthisis 4
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during adolescence. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 4 is caused by a defect in the NPHP4 gene....more »
    648. Nephronophthisis familial, adult -- spastic quadriparesis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive kidney destruction and spasticity and weakness of arms and legs....more »
    649. Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    650. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    651. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 1
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    652. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 2
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    653. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 3
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    654. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 4
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    655. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 5
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    656. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 6
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    657. Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by insensitivity to pain and inability to sweat....more »
    658. Nezelof's syndrome
     An immune deficiency disorder where the cells that normally fight infection don't work properly and patients suffer frequent severe infections....more »
    659. Niemann-Pick disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body....more »
    660. Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma
     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 »
    661. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    662. Non-diarrheal (D-) HUS syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that is not associated with diarrhea which means that it is not a result of bacterial gastroenteritis. This form of hemolytic uremic syndrome may be caused by kidney t...more »
    663. Norum disease
     A rare genetic disorder disorder involving abnormal lipid metabolism due to a deficiency of an enzyme called lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase. The condition causes high levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and phospholipids. The condition is not assoc...more »
    664. Occupational Cancer -- Hematopoietic system cancer
     Occupational exposure to X-radiation can increase the risk of developing hematopoietic system cancer....more »
    665. Occupational Cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing Hodgkin's lymphoma....more »
    666. Occupational Cancer -- Mesothelioma
     Occupational exposure to asbestos can increase the risk of developing mesothelioma....more »
    667. Occupational Cancer -- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to halogenated hydrocarbons can increase the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma....more »
    668. Occupational lead exposure -- ammunition production
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed as ammunition makers if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the e...more »
    669. Occupational lead exposure -- battery manufacturing
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the battery manufacturing industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and ...more »
    670. Occupational lead exposure -- brass foundry
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the brass foundry industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration...more »
    671. Occupational lead exposure -- ceramic production
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the ceramic production industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and dur...more »
    672. Occupational lead exposure -- explosives production
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the explosives production industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and ...more »
    673. Occupational lead exposure -- furniture refinishing
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the furniture refinishing industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and ...more »
    674. Occupational lead exposure -- lead glass factory
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in lead glass factories if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of th...more »
    675. Occupational lead exposure -- lead mine
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in lead mines if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the exposure...more »
    676. Occupational lead exposure -- lead smelting
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the lead smelting industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration...more »
    677. Occupational lead exposure -- painter
     Exposure to lead can occur in painters if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the exposure....more »
    678. Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making
     Exposure to lead can occur in people involved in pottery making if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the expo...more »
    679. Occupational lead exposure -- radiator repair
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the radiator repair industry. The soldering required to repair the radiator can lead to the lead exposure if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood ...more »
    680. Occupational lead exposure -- ship building
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the ship building industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration...more »
    681. Occupational lead exposure -- ship repairing
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the ship repairing industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duratio...more »
    682. Occupational lead exposure -- smelting
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the smelting industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of t...more »
    683. Optic neuropathy, anterior ischemic
     Impaired vision due to optic nerve damage caused by problems with the blood supply to the nerve. The non-arteritic form is caused by and interrupted blood supply to the optic disk. Usually one eye is affected first and maybe eventually be followed by the ...more »
    684. Osteopetrosis lethal
     A severe, lethal form of the brittle bone condition called osteopetrosis....more »
    685. Osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 2
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. This form is relatively mild with survival possible for a couple of decades in some cases....more »
    686. Osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 4
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs...more »
    687. Overhydrated hereditary stomatocytosis
     A rare disorder where abnormal red blood cell membranes fail to regulate movement of sodium and potassium into and out of the red blood cell. The red blood cell accumulates too much salt and water which causes it to burst. Destruction of red blood cells l...more »
    688. Pancolitis
     Pancolitis is also known as ulcerative colitis which is an idiopathic chronicinflammatory disorder of the colon and rectum and involves the entire thickness of the colon....more »
    689. Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors
     Pancreatic acinar cell tumors are a rare type of tumor that develops from acinar cells in the pancreas. Normal acinar cells secrete enzymes and hence acinar cells in the tumor will also usually secrete additional enzymes - mostly lipase. This type of tumo...more »
    690. Paraneoplastic syndromes
    691. Pay-loo-ah-induced lead poisoning
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by the Hmong people from Loas to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    692. Pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease
     Gastroesophageal reflux is defined as the retrograde movement of gastric contents into the esophagus; it is a physiologic process that occurs in everyone, young and old, particularly after meals. Researchers have found that 10 percent of infants (younger ...more »
    693. Pediatric granulomatous arthritis
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition that starts during early childhood and is characterized by arthritic joints, uveitis and a skin rash that forms on the trunk and limbs....more »
    694. Peptic Ulcer
     Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum...more »
    695. Perinatal-lethal Gaucher disease
     A disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called glucocerebrosidase. The foetal form is one of several forms of Gaucher disease and is the rarest. The fetal form causes death before birth or soon after....more »
    696. Pernicious anemia
     Pernicious anemia is a blood disorder where the body is unable to use it properly use Vitamin B12 to make red blood cells....more »
    697. Persistent parvovirus infection
     Symptoms resulting from a persistent parvovirus infection in immunocompromised patients or those who have undergone organ transplant and take anti-rejection drugs. Their immune systems are unable to respond to the virus. The B19 parvovirus mainly attacks ...more »
    698. Pesticide poisoning -- Triazine
     Triazine is a class of active ingredients used in certain algicides, fungicides and herbicides. 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...more »
    699. Phenobarbital -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phenobarbital 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 the level of expos...more »
    700. Philadelphia-negative chronic myeloid leukemia
     A form of leukemia....more »
    701. Phosphoglycerate Kinase Deficiency
     A condition which is characterized by a deficiency in the enzyme phosphoglycerate kinase...more »
    702. Phosphoglycerate kinase 1 deficiency
     An inherited genetic muscle disease where an enzyme deficiency (phosphoglycerate kinase) affects the normal processes that convert carbohydrates from food into energy....more »
    703. Plasmacytoma anaplastic
     A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply uncontrollably. It can occur in the bone or in soft tissue. If the cancer is located in only one part of the body it is called a solitary plasmacytoma and if there are multiple sites it is...more »
    704. Plasmodium falciparum
     A protozoan that causes falciparum malaria...more »
    705. Po Ying Tan-induced lead poisoning
     Po Ying Tan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat minor childhood complaints. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. Th...more »
    706. Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome type 1
     Multi-endocrine syndrome commonly affecting children...more »
    707. Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome type 2
     Multi-endocrine syndrome usually affecting young adults....more »
    708. Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome type 3
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the malfunction of more than one endocrine gland resulting in impaired hormone production. The gland malfunction results from autoimmune damage to the tissue. There are four subtypes of the disorder with type 3 occ...more »
    709. Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome type 4
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the malfunction of more than one endocrine gland resulting in impaired hormone production. The gland malfunction results from autoimmune damage to the tissue. Type 4 tends to have a different pattern to the other t...more »
    710. Polyposis, Adenomatous Intestinal, autosomal dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    711. Porphyria, congenital erythropoietic
     An extremely rare inherited metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen III cosynthase which results in increased deposits of porphyrin in the bone marrow, blood, urine, feces and sometimes teeth and bones....more »
    712. Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Zidovudine
     Some evidence indicates that exposure to Zidovudine (an anti-HIV drug) has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    713. Powell-Buist-Stenzel syndrome
     A rare syndrome inherited in a X-linked manner and characterized by diarrhea, endocrine disease and severe infections during infancy which lead to death. The condition is possibly due to an overactive immune system....more »
    714. Pregnancy
     The condition of supporting a fetus from conception till birth....more »
    715. Pregnancy toxemia /hypertension
     Preeclampsia is the development of high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine and swelling during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The blood pressure usually r...more »
    716. Prochlorperazine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Prochlorperazine 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 the level of ex...more »
    717. Psychiatric disorders associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with Psychiatric disorders are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms va...more »
    718. Pulmonary haemosiderosis, primary
     A rare condition characterized by anemia, coughing up blood and iron deposits in the lungs. The disorder is the result of recurring bleeding in the lungs which leads to a buildup of iron in the lungs. Symptoms may develop slowly or quickly and may become ...more »
    719. Pure red cell aplasia, congenital
     A rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect and the incidence of additi...more »
    720. Purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) deficiency
     A condition which is characterized by a deficiency of purine nucleoside phosphorylate...more »
    721. Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disease involving an enzyme (purine nucleoside phosphorylase - PNP) deficiency which causes a buildup of toxic metabolic products which in turn impairs the development of T-cells (part of the body's immune system). The condition is cha...more »
    722. Pyridoxamine 5-prime-phosphate oxidase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme called 5-prime-phosphate oxidase. Symptoms start soon after birth and involves seizures and other anomalies....more »
    723. Pyridoxine deficiency
     Deficiency of vitamin B6 which has many uses in the body....more »
    724. Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme pyruvate kinase....more »
    725. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, hemolytic anemia
     A rare inherited blood disorder where the deficiency of an enzyme (pyruvate kinase) needed by red blood cells causes them to be destroyed prematurely and hence anemia occurs....more »
    726. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, liver type
     An inherited deficiency of pyruvate kinase which causes varying degrees of hemolytic anemia....more »
    727. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, muscle type
     An inherited deficiency of pyruvate kinase which causes varying degrees of hemolytic anemia....more »
    728. REST syndrome
     A condition that is similar to CREST syndrome but doesn't include calcinosis. The disorder affects the skin, blood vessels and digestive tract....more »
    729. Radiation sickness
     Illness from radiation exposure or cancer radiotherapy....more »
    730. Radio digito -- facial dysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormalities of the arm bones and facial anomalies....more »
    731. Rambaud-Galian syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the progressive deposition of a substance called hyaline in blood vessels of the digestive tract and kidneys. Calcification of the brain is also present....more »
    732. Rathburn disease
     A rare inherited condition involving bone and teeth mineralization abnormalities and reduced phosphatase enzyme activity. The severity of the disorder varies according to the degree of reduction in phosphatase activity....more »
    733. Red cell phospholipid defect with hemolysis
     A rare inherited blood disorder where the membranes of red blood cells are defective and the cells are at risk of being destroyed easily if exposed to certain drugs or possibly even viruses....more »
    734. Refractory Celiac Disease
     Refractory Celiac Disease is celiac disease that fails to respond to treatment which involves a gluten-free diet. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The condition is quite uncommon and o...more »
    735. Reiter’s syndrome
     A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions....more »
    736. Renal Cell Carcinoma 2
     A genetic form of kidney cancer....more »
    737. Renal Cell Carcinoma 3
     A dominantly inherited form of kidney cancer which is linked to chromosome 5q....more »
    738. Renal Cell Carcinoma 4
     A genetic form of kidney cancer....more »
    739. Renal Cell Carcinoma Associated with Neuroblastoma
     A cancer of the kidney associated with a neuroblastoma (cancer of the nerve cells) which is a relatively common childhood cancer. The kidney cancer tends to develop in long-term survivors of this childhood cancer. It is unclear as to whether the treatment...more »
    740. Renal cancer
     Cancer (malignant) of the kidneys. The kidneys are organs that make certain hormones and remove waste from the blood and turning it into urine....more »
    741. Renal cancer, familial
     A genetic form of kidney cancer that tends to run in families....more »
    742. Restless Legs Syndrome
     A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs....more »
    743. Revesz Debuse syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by disease of the eye retinas, anemia and central nervous system anomalies....more »
    744. Rh Disease
     A disease that can occur when the mother's blood is not compatible with the fetal blood i.e. when an Rh-negative mother had a Rh-positive child. If the baby's blood is exposed to the mother's blood (through placenta, abortion, miscarriage, amniocentesis) ...more »
    745. Rh deficiency syndrome
     A rare genetic blood disorder where the red blood cells have an abnormal appearance and cannot function properly. The condition causes hemolytic anemia and the severity varies from patient to patient....more »
    746. Rhesus isoimmunisation
     The antibody mediated destruction of red blood cells by those sensitive...more »
    747. Rhnull syndrome
     A rare genetic blood disorder where the red blood cells have an abnormal appearance and cannot function properly. The condition causes hemolytic anemia and the severity varies from patient to patient....more »
    748. Rosai-Dorfman disease
     A rare condition characterized by excessive production and accumulation of a particular white blood cell (histiocyte). Accumulation primarily occurs in the lymph nodes, especially in the neck, but may also occur in the skin, central nervous system, digest...more »
    749. Rubella virus antenatal infection
     A rare disorder caused by exposure of the fetus to maternal rubella and resulting in a range of abnormalities and fetal death is also possible....more »
    750. Rud Syndrome
     A condition characterized by ichthyosis, epilepsy, short stature, hypogonadism and severe mental retardation....more »
    751. Rueda-induced lead poisoning
     Rueda is a lead-containing folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat infant colic or to calm young children. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to t...more »
    752. Sackey-Sakati-Aur syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a blood disorder and various congenital anomalies such as short stature and a thumb abnormality....more »
    753. Santrinj-induced lead poisoning
     Santrinj is a paint primer but is also used as a folk remedy mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething and gum boils. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptib...more »
    754. Saoot-induced lead poisoning
     Saoot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat digestive eye injuries, teething and to manage the umbilical stump in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    755. Sarrouy disease
     A disease characterized mainly by anemia, poor growth and enlarged liver and spleen. The disease usually ends with death....more »
    756. Schistosomiasis mansoni
     A trematode which causes schistosomiasis mansoni...more »
    757. Scurvy
     Severe disease from vitamin C deficiency...more »
    758. Selective Vitamin B12 malabsorption with Proteinuria
     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 »
    759. Semmerkrot-Haraldsson-Weenaes syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by anemia, missing thumb, an immune disorder and an excessive buildup of fluid in the fetus or newborn (hydrops fetalis)....more »
    760. Senior-Loken Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease....more »
    761. Senior-Loken syndrome 1
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 1 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 2q13. End stage kidney disease usually occurs early in the second decade....more »
    762. Senior-Loken syndrome 3
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 3 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 3q22. This form generally has an early onset....more »
    763. Senior-Loken syndrome 4
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 4 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 1p36....more »
    764. Senior-Loken syndrome 5
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 5 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 3q21.1. This form generally has a later onset....more »
    765. Senior-Loken syndrome 6
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 6 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 12q21.3. End stage kidney disease usually occurs early in the second decade and vision impairment occurs by 3...more »
    766. Sertraline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sertraline 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 the level of exposure...more »
    767. Sickle Cell Anemia
     Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destr...more »
    768. Sickle cell crisis
     A condition which is characterized by either a hemolytic crisis or vaso-occlusive crisis...more »
    769. Sideroblastic anemia, autosomal
     An inherited form of anemia where an enzyme deficiency prevents red blood cells from using iron properly. The red blood cells become overloaded with iron which impairs the blood's ability to carry oxygen....more »
    770. Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary
     An inherited form of anemia where an enzyme deficiency prevents red blood cells from using iron properly. The red blood cells become overloaded with iron which impairs the blood's ability to carry oxygen....more »
    771. Sideropenic anemia
     Sideropenic anemia is a blood abnormality characterized by reduced iron levels in the plasma. It is a very common form of anemia....more »
    772. Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome
     The small bowel is a part of the digestive system. A healthy small bowel contains some bacteria but in bacterial overgrowth syndrome, there are an excessive number of bacteria. Abnormal small bowel muscle function is often associated with conditions such ...more »
    773. Small intestine cancer, adult
     Cancer (malignant) that develops in the small intestine of adults....more »
    774. Small intestine diverticulosis
     Small intestinal diverticulosis refers to the clinical entity characterized by the presence of multiple saclike mucosal herniations through weak points in the intestinal wall....more »
    775. Sodium Iodide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sodium Iodide 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 the level of expos...more »
    776. Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma
     A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply uncontrollably. It can occur in the bone or in soft tissue where it is called extramedullary plasmacytoma. If the cancer is located in only one part of the body it is called a solitary pla...more »
    777. Spherocytic anemia
     Spherocytic anemia is a 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 blood cells (anemia)...more »
    778. Spherocytosis, type 1
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    779. Spherocytosis, type 2
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    780. Spherocytosis, type 4
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    781. Spherocytosis, type 5
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    782. Sphingolipidosis
     A group of diseases involving the abnormal metabolism and storage of a substance called sphingolipid. Symptoms will vary depending on the disease. Examples of diseases from this group include gangliosidosis, Gaucher's disease and Niemann-Pick disease....more »
    783. Spirochetes disease
     Infection with a type of bacteria which is often found in mud, sewage and polluted water. Symptoms are determined by the species involved. Diseases caused by this bacteria include Treponema infection and borreliosis....more »
    784. Splenomegaly
     Enlarged spleen....more »
    785. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia -- nephritic syndrome
    786. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia -- nephrotic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by skeletal and immunity abnormalities. The immune defect leads to progressive kidney dysfunction which can ultimately cause death during the first decade....more »
    787. Sprue
     Malabsorption digestive syndrome...more »
    788. Stomach bleeding
     A condition which is characterized by the loss of blood from the stomach...more »
    789. Stomach cancer
     Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs...more »
    790. Stomach cancer, familial
     Cancer of the stomach that tends to run in families....more »
    791. Strongyloidiasis
     A parasitic infectious disease involving the intestines and caused by the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. Infection usually occurs in crowded, unsanitized populations....more »
    792. Sulfone syndrome
     A hypersensitivity reaction to sulfone which is a component of a drug called dapsone which is often used to treat skin conditions such as leprosy, vasculitis, dermatitis herpetiformis and Sweet disease. The reaction can result in death in some cases....more »
    793. Surma-induced lead poisoning
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Middle East people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effect...more »
    794. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 1
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 1 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 6p21.3) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly...more »
    795. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 10
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 10 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 3q25-q26) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anom...more »
    796. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 11
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 11 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 3q28) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly ...more »
    797. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 12
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 12 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 6q25) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly ...more »
    798. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 13
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 13 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 12q24) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly...more »
    799. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 2
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 2 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 5q31-q33) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anoma...more »
    800. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 3
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 3 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 2q33) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly d...more »
    801. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 4
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 4 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 19p13.1) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomal...more »
    802. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 5
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 5 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 15q11-q13) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anom...more »
    803. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 6
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 6 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 4q27) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly d...more »
    804. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 7
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 7 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 1q133) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly ...more »
    805. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 8
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 8 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 2q11-q12) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anoma...more »
    806. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 9
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 9 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 3p21) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly d...more »
    807. Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
     Onset of JRA with fevers and systemic symptoms...more »
    808. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Hemolytic Anemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    809. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Nephritis, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    810. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Vitiligo, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    811. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    812. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 10
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    813. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 11
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    814. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 12
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    815. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 13
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    816. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 2
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    817. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 3
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    818. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 4
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    819. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 5
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    820. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 6
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    821. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 7
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    822. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 8
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    823. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 9
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    824. Systemic mastocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an accumulation of mast cells in the tissues of the body...more »
    825. T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
     Cancer of particular white blood cells called T-cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells...more »
    826. TAR syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the absence of radial bones of both forearms and thrombocytopenia....more »
    827. TAU syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by reduced blood platelet level and absent ulna bone (forearm bone)....more »
    828. Tacrolimus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Tacrolimus 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 the level of exposure...more »
    829. Temporal arteritis
     Inflamed head artery causing headache....more »
    830. Thalassemia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the he...more »
    831. Thalidomide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thalidomide 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 the level of exposur...more »
    832. Thallessemia
    833. The Methylmalonic Acidemias
     A condition which is characterized by an excess of methylmalonic acid in the blood...more »
    834. Thrombocytopathy -- asplenia -- miosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized by a lack of spleen function, reduced blood platelets and contracted pupils....more »
    835. Thrombocytopenia -- cerebellar hypoplasia -- short stature
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, low blood platelets and abnormal brain development....more »
    836. Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune
     A rare blood disorder where a low number of platelets impairs the bloods ability to clot and results in bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes....more »
    837. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired
     A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia. The condition may be familial or acquired - symptoms tend to recur regularly ...more »
    838. Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine
     Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called gyromitrin which is converted to monomethylhydrazine after digestion. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Gyromitra, Helvella, Sarcosphaera and Peziza. Poisoning may occur from inhalin...more »
    839. Toxoplasmosis -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Toxoplasmosis 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 the ...more »
    840. Transcobalamin 2 deficiency
     A rare genetic syndrome involving a lack of transcobalamin 2 which is needed to transport vitamin B12 to various parts of the body....more »
    841. Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood
     A rare disorder where new red blood cells are not temporarily not produced. Symptoms become increasingly noticeable as the existing supply of mature red blood cells gradually die and aren't replaced. Symptoms improve once red blood cell production starts ...more »
    842. Trichomegaly cataract hereditary spherocytosis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, excessive eyelash growth and a blood abnormality (the red blood cells are spherical instead of doughnut shaped which makes them fragile)....more »
    843. Triose phosphate-isomerase deficiency
     A very rare inherited condition involving a deficiency of triose phosphate-isomerase....more »
    844. Triosephosphate isomerase 1
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of red cell triosephosphate isomerase which is involved in the glycolysis (glucose metabolism) process to produce energy. The disorder is characterized by anemia, recurring infection and often progres...more »
    845. Trypanosomiasis, east-African
     A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death rel...more »
    846. Turner syndrome associated Celiac Disease
     Females with Turner syndrome are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms varies am...more »
    847. Type 1 diabetes related Celiac Disease
     Patients with Type 1 diabetes are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms varies a...more »
    848. Typhoid fever
     Fever from bacterial food poisoning....more »
    849. Ulcerative colitis
     Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores, in...more »
    850. Unusual facies, mental retardation, short stature, hemolytic anemia and delayed puberty
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by an unusual facial appearance, mental retardation, short stature, hemolytic anemia and delayed puberty....more »
    851. Uterine Hemorrhage
     Bleeding from the uterus. Often occurs as a complication of childbirth or fibroids. The severity of the condition depends on the amount and rate of blood loss....more »
    852. Uterine fibroids
     Benign nodules in the uterus wall....more »
    853. Visceral leishmaniasis
     A condition which is characterized by an infection of the viscera by leishmaniasis...more »
    854. Visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar)
     A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis. Visceral leishmaniasis infection inv...more »
    855. Vitamin B12 Deficiency
     A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, in...more »
    856. Vitamin C deficiency
     Indequate vitamin C in the diet...more »
    857. Vitamin E deficiency
     Deficiency of Vitamin E...more »
    858. Von Gierke disease IA
     A genetic metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues. G6P is stored as glycogen until the body needs to convert it to a sugar and use it to create energy. ...more »
    859. WAGR Syndrome
     A syndrome that is due to the deletion of chromosome 11....more »
    860. Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
     A rare disorder involving malignancy of the lymph and blood cells....more »
    861. Warfarin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Warfarin 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 the level of exposure a...more »
    862. Warm-reacting-antibody hemolytic anemia
     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 37°C or lower. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    863. Weatherall syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by mental retardation and hemoglobin H disease (a form of alpha thalassemia)....more »
    864. Weber-Christian disease
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin and the development of nodules....more »
    865. Wegener's granulomatosis
     A rare disease involving blood vessel inflammation which can affect the blood flow to various tissues and organs and hence cause damage. The respiratory system and the kidneys are the main systems affected....more »
    866. Weil syndrome
     A rare infectious disorder which affects liver and kidney function and also causes hemorrhaging. It is a severe form of the second phase of leptospirosis which is an infection caused by the spiral shaped bacteria Leptospira interrogans which is transmitte...more »
    867. William's syndrome associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with William's syndrome are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    868. Wilms tumor -- aniridia -- genitourinary anomalies -- mental retardation
     A syndrome resulting from deletion of genetic material from chromosome the short arm of chromosome 11 (11p13). The characteristic symptoms are partial or complete absence of iris, genitourinary anomalies, mental retardation and Wilms' tumor. The specific ...more »
    869. Wilms tumor and radial bilateral aplasia
     A condition that is characterised by bilateral aplasia of the kidneys and wilms tumor...more »
    870. Wilms tumour and pseudohermaphroditism
     A syndrome that is characterised by the occurrence of Wilms tumor with pseudohermaphroditism...more »
    871. Wilms tumour and radial bilateral aplasia
     A conditions that is characterized by the absence of one of the two forearm bones (radius) as well as the development of a type of kidney tumor called Wilm's tumor....more »
    872. Wilms' tumor
     A malignant kidney tumor that occurs in children....more »
    873. Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder that affects only males and is characterized by recurring infections, eczema and reduced level of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia)....more »
    874. Wolfram's disease
     A condition that is inherited and consists of multiple symptoms...more »
    875. Wolman disease
     A rare inherited lipid storage disease. The condition usually results in death early in life....more »
    876. Wolman syndrome
     A form of lipoidosis where acid cholesteryl ester hydrolase deficiency causes an accumulation of lipids (particularly cholesterol esters and triglycerides) in tissues and organs....more »
    877. X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
     Immune deficiency from lack of antibodies....more »
    878. X-linked dyserythropoietic anaemia and thrombocytopenia
     An inherited blood disorder characterized by dyserythropeoietic anemia (abnormal red blood cell formation) and low blood platelet count which can cause bleeding problems....more »
    879. X-linked sideroblastic anaemia
    880. X-linked sideroblastic anemia
     X-linked sideroblastic anemia is a rare inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal deposits of iron in the red blood cells which makes them unable to function properly. The body continues to absorb more iron from digesting food in order to try and...more »
    881. Zieve syndrome
     Liver and blood abnormalities caused by heavy alcohol consumption....more »

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