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Results: 756 causes of Cellulitis OR Arthritis-like symptoms

    1. 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder caused by the absence of a small portion of genetic material. A small section of chromosome 22 is missing at a location called q11.2. Chromosome 22 is one of 23 pairs of chromosomes that exist in humans....more »
    2. ALL-Down syndrome
     The presence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Down syndrome patients. These patients tend to have a poorer prognosis for the leukemia than patients without Down syndrome....more »
    3. Aagenaes syndrome
     A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems....more »
    4. Acanthocheilonemiasis
     Infection with a nematode called Mansonella....more »
    5. Acinic cell carcinoma
     A usually slow-growing malignant tumor that that can occur in various parts of the body but is most often found in the pancreas, salivary glands, palate and upper lip. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the growth....more »
    6. Ackerman Dermatitis Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of skin and joint symptoms. It is characterized by arthritis preceded by a skin rash (interstitial granulomatous dermatitis) which can vary in appearance from person to person. The condition tends to go th...more »
    7. Acrodysostosis
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by short hands, small nose, mental deficiency and hand and foot deformities....more »
    8. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    9. Acromesomelic dysplasia Brahimi Bacha type
     A very rare genetic malformation syndrome characterized primarily by developmental abnormalities of the face and skeletal bones....more »
    10. Acromesomelic dysplasia Hunter Thompson type
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by various severe developmental abnormalities of the skeletal bones....more »
    11. Acromesomelic dysplasia, Maroteaux type
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by various developmental abnormalities of the skeletal bones and facial anomalies....more »
    12. Acute Bokhoror
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    13. Acute VE
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    14. Acute Viliuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    15. Acute Viliuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    16. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    17. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    18. Acute bacterial prostatitis
     Bacterial prostatitis is a bacterial inflammation of the prostate gland, in men....more »
    19. 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 »
    20. Acute gout
     An acute condition which is caused by a disorder of purine or pyrimidine metabolism resulting in inflammatory arthritis...more »
    21. 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 »
    22. 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 »
    23. 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 »
    24. 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 »
    25. 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 »
    26. 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 »
    27. Acute myeloid leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    28. Acute non lymphoblastic leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. It is one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults but can occur in children....more »
    29. Acute prostatitis
     An acute condition which affects the prostate which is the result of infammation...more »
    30. Adducted thumbs -- arthrogryposis, Christian type
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by a small head, arthrogryposis (joint contractures), cleft palate and various other abnormalities....more »
    31. Adenitis
     Inflammation of a lymph gland...more »
    32. Adrenal crisis
     A condition which is characterized by insufficient amounts of the adrenocortical hormones that results in vomiting, nausea, hypotension and electrolyte abnormalities...more »
    33. Adrenal gland hypofunction
     Reduced adrenal gland activity due to damage to the adrenal gland or lack of stimulation of the gland. Pituitary hormones stimulate adrenal gland activity....more »
    34. Adrenal hypofunction
     A condition which is characterized by a lack of production of hormones from the adrenal gland....more »
    35. Adult onset Still's disease
     A form of Still's disease that has a later onset and involves arthralgia or arthritis and a characteristic rash that often appears during periods of temperature increase....more »
    36. African Sleeping sickness
     Fly-borne African parasitic disease....more »
    37. Akesson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by excessive skin folds and furrows on the scalp, mental retardation the failure of the thyroid to develop....more »
    38. Alkaptonuria
     A rare disorder where the abnormal accumulation of a particular acid (homogentisic acid) in the body causes connective tissue and bone damage. This damage gives tissues a dark or bluish discoloration....more »
    39. Allain Babin Demarquez syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by premature fusion of skullbones, abnormal development of skeletal bones and hypertension....more »
    40. American mountain fever
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    41. Amyloidosis beta2-microglobulinic
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. The type of amyloid protein involved in this type of amyloidosis is beta-2-microglobulin. The abnormal prot...more »
    42. Amyoplasia
     A rare condition characterized by congenital joint stiffness....more »
    43. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
     A motor neuron disease involving progressive degeneration and eventual destruction of the function of nerves that control voluntary movement....more »
    44. 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 »
    45. Angiokeratoma -- mental retardation -- coarse face
     A rare inherited genetic syndrome characterized by mental retardation, coarse facial features and capillary hemangiomas....more »
    46. Angioneurotic Edema
     Recurring periods of noninflammatory swelling involving the skin, intestinal organs, brain and mucous membranes. In severe cases, respiratory swelling can result in compromised breathing....more »
    47. Ankle Arthritis
     Inflammation of the ankle joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    48. Ankle Osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the ankle joint as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all...more »
    49. Ankle sprain
     Damage to the ankle ligaments....more »
    50. 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 »
    51. Ankylosis
     Fusion of bones in a joint...more »
    52. Ankylosis -- facial anomalies -- pulmonary hypoplasia syndrome
     A rare familial syndrome characterized mainly by fused or stiff joints, facial anomalies and underdeveloped lungs....more »
    53. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    54. Ansell-Bywaters-Elderking syndrome
     A rare familial syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, rash, eye inflammation and joint disease....more »
    55. Antihypertensive drug allergy
     Taking antihypertensive drugs (blood pressure-lowering drugs) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary consider...more »
    56. Antithyroid arthritis syndrome
     Arthritis caused by using antithyroid drugs to treat hyperthyroidism....more »
    57. Aortic dilatation- joint hypermobility- arterial tortuosity
     A rare syndrome characterized by the dilation of the aortic root, hyperextensible joints and varicose veins...more »
    58. Apricot seed poisoning
     Apricot seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the pit remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingest...more »
    59. Arbovirosis
     An infectious disease caused by an arbovirus. The virus is transmitted by arthropods such as insects and ticks. Examples of arboviruses include Yellow Fever, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis. The symptoms may vary depending on the type of...more »
    60. Arthralgia
     Pain in the joints, often a symptom of arthritis....more »
    61. Arthralgia -- purpura -- weakness syndrome
     A rare autoimmune disorder characterized mainly by weakness, joint pain, reddish or purplish skin discolorations and a blood abnormality where cryoglobulins in the blood precipitate at low temperatures....more »
    62. Arthralgia similar to that in rheumatoid arthritis
     Pain in the joints similar to that of rheumatoid arthritis....more »
    63. Arthritis -- short stature -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized by arthritis, short stature, deafness and numerous other abnormalities....more »
    64. Arthritis pain
     Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, which results in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement....more »
    65. Arthritis, Gouty
     Joint pain and inflammation (arthritis) caused by gout (buildup of urate crystals). The big toe is most commonly affected but other joints may also be affected e.g. foot, ankle, elbow, wrist, knee and fingers. Usually only one joint is affected at a time....more »
    66. Arthritis-like conditions
     Medical conditions highly related to or similar to arthritis....more »
    67. Arthrogryposis -- hyperkeratosis, lethal form
    68. Arthrogryposis -- ophthalmoplegia -- retinopathy
     A very rare syndrome characterized by congenital contractures of the hands and feet as well as eye problems....more »
    69. Arthrogryposis -- renal dysfunction -- cholestasis syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by joint contractures, kidney dysfunction and liver problems....more »
    70. Arthrogryposis IUGR thoracic dystrophy
     A very rare syndrome characterized by congenital joint contractures, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and ribcage abnormalities....more »
    71. Arthrogryposis due to muscular dystrophy
     A rare disorder where a non-progressive muscle disease results in the presence of multiple joint contractures at birth....more »
    72. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type
     A rare non-progressive syndrome characterized by congenital contractures that originates from a nerve problem (spinal motor neuron depletion)....more »
    73. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita type 2B
     A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that also involves craniofacial abnormalities....more »
    74. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, distal, X-linked
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of contractures at birth as well as various other anomalies. The condition is X-linked....more »
    75. Arthrogryposis, congenital -- myopathic seizures
     A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation and muscle problems....more »
    76. Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A
     A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that involves additional symptoms such as facial and spinal anomalies....more »
    77. Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2B
     A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that also involves craniofacial abnormalities....more »
    78. Arthropathy, Neurogenic
     Joint destruction caused by damage to the nervous system which prevents the patient feeling sensations in the joint. Due to the nerve damage, pain and damage to the joint often goes unnoticed as the joint deteriorates even further. The knee and ankle are ...more »
    79. Arthropathy, progressive pseudorheumatoid, of childhood
     A form of progressive rheumatoid arthritis that affects children....more »
    80. Asian Dendorlimus pini caterpillar poisoning
     A chronic illness caused by contact with certain a poisonous caterpillar called Dendorlimus pini. Contact with the cocoon can also cause symptoms. These caterpillars can be found in Asia, north Africa and eastern Europe....more »
    81. Atrial myxoma, familial
     An atrial myxoma benign tumor that develops in the wall that separates the two upper chambers of the heart. The familial form of the condition also involves tumors in other parts of the body such as the skin, both heart atria or the heart ventricles....more »
    82. Autoimmune Hepatitis
     Liver inflammation caused due to autoimmune processes where the body's immune system attacks the liver....more »
    83. Autoimmune Vasculitis
     A inflammation of the blood vessels caused by an autoimmune reaction...more »
    84. Autoimmune diseases
     A group of disorders in which the primary cause is the an inflammatory reaction caused by the body's own immune system attacking tissues...more »
    85. 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 »
    86. Avascular necrosis
     Bone death from lack of circulation....more »
    87. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    88. Baraitser burn fixen syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by skeletal abnormalities, a skin disorder and an expressionless face....more »
    89. Barmah Forest virus
     Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia...more »
    90. 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 »
    91. Bartonellosis due to Bartonella quintana infection
     A disease caused by infection with Bartonella quintana which are transmitted by the body louse. It causes trench fever but may also result in septicemia and endocarditis in patients with a weakened immune system....more »
    92. Behcet's Disease
     Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas....more »
    93. Bentham-Driessen-Hanveld syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of undescended testes, long thin fingers and mental retardation....more »
    94. Beriberi
     Disease due to vitamin B1 deficiency (thiamine)...more »
    95. Bernard syndrome
     A familial condition characterized by acute anemia, jaundice, hemoglobinuria and destruction of red blood cells. Acute symptoms may follow an episode of fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, malaise and joint pain....more »
    96. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    97. Bethlem myopathy
     A rare, slow-progressing, genetic muscle disorder where the muscle gradually weaken and become wasted....more »
    98. Biliary cirrhosis
     Biliary cirrhosis is a condition where the bile ducts are unable to transport bile effectively due to blockage, inflammation, scarring or some other damage to the bile ducts. The condition may result from such things as congenital defect of the bile ducts...more »
    99. Bird cherry seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    100. Bird flu (avian influenza)
     Bird flu refers to influenza A invection. Influenza A is a viral respiratory infection that can usually occurs in birds (especially poultry) but can be transmitted to humans and cause serious illness. The virus is contagious and can cause severe illness e...more »
    101. Bitter almond seed poisoning
     Bitter almond seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. Bitter almond plants grow mainly in Northern America. Various processes can be used to leach the toxic chemical...more »
    102. Bone and cartilage tumors
     Any tumors affecting the bones or cartilage, including both cancerous and benign tumors....more »
    103. Bone cancer
     Malignancy that occurs in the bone...more »
    104. Borreliosis
     An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu....more »
    105. Bortonneuse fever
     A mild infectious disease caused by the bacterium Rickettsia Conorrii. The disease is transmitted by a dog tick (Riphicephalus sanguineus) and is most common in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Incubation usually takes about one week....more »
    106. Bouillaud's syndrome
     Heart inflammation caused by rheumatism. The inner lining of the heart (endocardium) as well as the membrane surrounding the heart (pericardium) become inflamed....more »
    107. Bowel bypass syndrome
     An illness that occurs in patients who have had bowel bypass surgery to treat obesity. The illness can occur days or even years after the operation. As many as a fifth of patients who undergo the operation may suffer the illness. It is believed to be caus...more »
    108. Bowel-associated dermatosis-arthritis syndrome
     An illness that sometimes occurs in people with gastrointestinal diseases. It is believed to be caused by a build up of bacteria in a pouch in the bowel which triggers the immune system into action....more »
    109. Brachydactylous dwarfism, Mseleni type
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by progressive joint disease, short stature and short fingers and toes. The joint disease affects mainly the hips, knees, ankles and spine. The condition can eventually lead to disability and hip and/or knee re...more »
    110. Brachydactyly -- tibial hypoplasia
     A rare syndrome characterized by short digits and an underdeveloped or absent shin bone....more »
    111. Brill disease
     A form of recurring typhus caused by a bacterium called Rickettsia prowazekii and transmitted by lice. The illness may occur years after the initial sickness and tends to be not as severe....more »
    112. Brucellosis
     An infectious disease caused by the Brucella genus which is transmitted from animals to humans....more »
    113. Bruch's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    114. Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus
     A blistering disease that can develop in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The process is mediated by autoantibodies....more »
    115. Bursitis
     Inflammation of one or more bursae (small sacs) of synovial fluid in the body....more »
    116. CFS subtype 1 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    117. CFS subtype 2 ( musculoskeletal, pain, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    118. CFS subtype 3 (mild)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    119. CFS subtype 4 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    120. CFS subtype 5 (musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    121. CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    122. CFS subtype 7 (pain, infectious, musculoskeletal, sleep, neurological, gastrointestinal, neurocognitive, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    123. CRMO, juvenile
     A rare chronic inflammatory bone disease that occurs in children. The symptoms go into periods of remission only to return. The most common sites for the inflammation are the shinbone, thighbone and collarbone with usually several sites being affected at ...more »
    124. Campylobacter food poisoning
     Common bacterial infection usually from chicken....more »
    125. Capnocytophaga
     A bacterial infection caused by Capnocytophaga canimorsus which is often found in normal healthy cats and dogs. The infections tends to occur mainly in immunocompromised patients, alcoholics or patients who have chronic respiratory disease or have had the...more »
    126. Carcinoid syndrome
     Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality....more »
    127. Carnevale-Canun-Mendoza syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by loss of bone tissue in the wrists and ankles as well as kidney problems....more »
    128. Cartilaginous -- arthritic -- ophthalmic -- deafness syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of eye, joint and cartilage disease as well as deafness....more »
    129. Castellani syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by fever, arthritis and enlarged kidney and liver. The fever may fluctuate or come and go. It is most often seen in middle aged males....more »
    130. 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 »
    131. Celiac Disease
     Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet....more »
    132. 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 »
    133. 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 »
    134. 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 »
    135. 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 »
    136. 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 »
    137. 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 »
    138. 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 »
    139. 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 »
    140. 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 »
    141. 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 »
    142. 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 »
    143. 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 »
    144. 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 »
    145. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation, recurrent infection and neurological disorders....more »
    146. Chemical poisoning
     Morbid condition caused by chemical....more »
    147. Chemical poisoning -- Glaze
     Glazes are used to put a shiny finish on various surfaces such as pottery. Glazes contain chemicals such as lead and zinc oxide which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining ...more »
    148. Chemical poisoning -- Molybdenum
     Molybdenum is a chemical used mainly in steel alloys lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    149. Chemical poisoning -- Solder
     Solder contains various chemicals and heavy metals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    150. Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Choride
     Vinyl Choride is an intermediate chemical used in the manufacturing process of a variety of products: polyvinyl chloride, pipes, wire coverings, vehicle plastics, rubber, paper, furniture and glass. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    151. Cherry laurel seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    152. Cherry seed poisoning
     Cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    153. Chokecherry seed poisoning
     Chokecherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    154. Chondrocalcinosis
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where the chemical calcium pyrophosphate dihyrdate is deposited in one or more joints in the body - usually the knee is affected....more »
    155. Chondrocalcinosis 1
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by progressive osteoarthritis which starts relatively early and is progressive. Joint damage is caused by deposits of crystals containing calcium....more »
    156. Chondrocalcinosis 2
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by progressive osteoarthritis. Joint damage is caused by deposits of crystals containing calcium....more »
    157. Chondrodysplasia, type Nance-Sweeney
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by bone malformations, hearing loss and facial anomalies....more »
    158. Chondromalacia
     Degeneration or irritation of joint cartilage that usually affects the knees. It is believed to be caused most often by overuse of the joint....more »
    159. Christian's syndrome 1
     A rare recessively inherited syndrome characterized by premature skull fusion, cleft palate, permanently flexed fingers and various other anomalies....more »
    160. Chromosome 1, monosomy 1q4
     A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as facial dysmorphism, retarded fetal growth, seizures, mental retardation, testicular problems and kidney defects....more »
    161. Chromosome 12, Isochromosome 12p Mosaic
     A very rare disorder genetic disorder involving abnormalities in chromosome 12. The severity of symptoms is variable and tends to include a wide range of defects and abnormalities....more »
    162. Chromosome 12p tetrasomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    163. Chromosome 21 monosomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is only one copy of chromosome 21 instead of the normal two leading to various abnormalities....more »
    164. Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 21 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients....more »
    165. Chromosome 22q deletion
     A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 22 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients....more »
    166. Chromosome 22q deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm of chromosome 22 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    167. Chromosome 3, monosomy 3p25
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by mental retardation, short stature, deafness, extra digits, facial anomalies and various other abnormalities....more »
    168. Chromosome 3, monosomy 3q13
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by a range of abnormalities including facial anomalies, kidney dysfunction, large head, small penis and impaired joint mobility....more »
    169. Chromosome 6, monosomy 6q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities depending on the location and length of missing genetic material....more »
    170. Chromosome 6q deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities depending on the location and length of missing genetic material....more »
    171. Chromosome 7, partial monosomy 7p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 7 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size and location of the deleted portion....more »
    172. Chromosome 7, terminal 7p deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is one copy of the end of the short arm (p) of chromosome 7 rather than the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of the genetic material deleted....more »
    173. Chromosome 7, trisomy 7q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 7 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    174. Chromosome 7q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 7 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    175. Chromosome 9, Tetrasomy 9p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is four copies of the short arm of chromosome 9 instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    176. Chromosome 9, trisomy 9q
     A very rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material on the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is duplicated which results in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the size and location of the genetic mater...more »
    177. Chromosome 9p tetrasomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is four copies of the short arm of chromosome 9 instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    178. Chromosome 9q duplication
     A very rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material on the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is duplicated which results in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the size and location of the genetic mater...more »
    179. Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    180. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
     Severe chronic fatigue disorder often following infection....more »
    181. Chronic Hepatitis B
     Chronic form of HepB liver infection....more »
    182. Chronic Hepatitis C
     Chronic form of Hepatitis C viral liver infection....more »
    183. Chronic Joint pain
     It is inflammation and infection of one or more joints, which results in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement.....more »
    184. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils....more »
    185. Chronic Pain Syndromes
     Any of a variety of disorders that can cause chronic pain of different types....more »
    186. Chronic necrotizing vasculitis
     Inflammation and destruction of blood vessel walls which leads to death of associated tissue. Symptoms are determined by the extent and location of the blood vessel inflammation. The inflammation possibly has autoimmune origins. It can occur in condition ...more »
    187. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    188. Ciguatera poisoning
     Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    189. Clostridium perfringens food poisoning
     Common type of food poisoning....more »
    190. Coconut crab poisoning
     The coconut crab is commonly found and eaten as a delicacy in the Indo-Pacific region. These crabs can contain toxic chemicals which can cause severe poisoning in humans if eaten. The toxicity of these crabs is believed to be derived from the ingestion of...more »
    191. Cold & Flu
    192. 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 »
    193. Colorado tick encephalitis
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    194. 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 »
    195. Complement component 2 deficiency
     A rare disorder where a deficiency of a compound called complement component 2 impairs the bodies ability to fight infection and autoimmune disorders....more »
    196. Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
     Muscle weakness and wasting that starts at birth or around the time of birth. The severity and extent of muscle involvement is greatly variable....more »
    197. Congenital syphilis
     Syphilis inherited from mother during pregnancy....more »
    198. Connective tissue disorders
     Any condition affecting connective tissues....more »
    199. Connective tissue dysplasia, Spellacy type
     A very rare syndrome caused by an inherited collagen disorder and characterized by skin abnormalities, skeletal and eye anomalies and joint problems....more »
    200. Conor's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    201. Cranio osteoarthropathy
     A very rare syndrome characterized by large fontanelles, joint problems and finger clubbing....more »
    202. Craniosynostosis cleft lip palate arthrogryposis
     A rare condition characterized mainly by the association of premature fusion of skull bones (craniosynostosis), cleft lip and/or palate and arthrogryposis....more »
    203. 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 »
    204. Cryoglobulinemia
     These are immune cells that precipitate in the cold and redissolve on warming....more »
    205. Crystal deposit disease
     A group of diseases characterized by the deposit of crystals in body tissues. Some examples of such disorders includes scleroderma, dermatomyositis, arthritis and kidney disease. The severity and type of symptoms depend on the nature and location of the c...more »
    206. Cutaneous necrotizing vasculitis
     Inflammation and damage of the blood vessel walls that also affects the skin. The condition may occur on its own or as a result of an underlying condition....more »
    207. Cutis verticis gyrata mental deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by mental retardation, seizures and eye and movement problems....more »
    208. Cyclic neutropenia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by recurrent periods of extremely low blood levels of neutrophils which results in frequent infections. The low level usually occurs for about 7 days every 21 days. Levels of other blood components may also be affected....more »
    209. Cytosine arabinose syndrome
     Symptoms following the use of a chemotherapy drug called cytosine arabinose....more »
    210. Davenport-Donlan syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, white hair, contractures and papillomas....more »
    211. Decompression sickness
     Condition from overly rapid decompression, especially when diving....more »
    212. Dendrolimiasis
     A chronic illness caused by contact with certain poisonous caterpillar spines or urticating hairs....more »
    213. Dengue fever
     An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes....more »
    214. Depression
     Various syndromes with excessive anxiety, phobias, or fear....more »
    215. Depressive disorders
     Depression or its various related conditions....more »
    216. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    217. Dermatoosteolysis, Kirghizian type
     A rare condition characterized by a variety of abnormalities including missing teeth, recurring skin ulceration, eye problems and nail symptoms....more »
    218. Dermatostomatitis, Stevens Johnson type
     A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases....more »
    219. Desbuquois dysplasia-like syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by various anomalies similar to Desbuquois syndrome but there is no mental retardation, hand abnormalities or facial anomalies involved....more »
    220. DiGeorge syndrome
     22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic disorder which can result in a vast array of symptoms. Various names have been used to describe different manifestations of the syndrome. Di George Syndrome primarily involves an underdeveloped thymus and parathyroid...more »
    221. Diabetes
     Failing or reduced ability of the body to handle sugars....more »
    222. Dialysis-related amyloidosis
     Amyloidosis (protein deposits) from kidney dialysis treatment....more »
    223. Dieterich's disease
     A rare disorder involving destruction of the head of the metacarpal bone due to an interrupted blood supply to the bone. The metacarpal bone is the hand bone that attaches to the finger bones. The disorder is often associated with trauma, steroid use or s...more »
    224. Diffuse systemic sclerosi
     A rare condition that characterized by skin tightness affecting the trunk and extremities as well as organ involvement. It involves an early period of internal inflammation which distinguishes it from other forms of scleroderma and the organ involvement c...more »
    225. Dislocation
     Bone dislocated from a joint...more »
    226. 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 »
    227. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    228. Dwarfism -- stiff joint -- ocular abnormalities
     A very rare form of dwarfism characterized by short stature as well as stiff joints and eye abnormalities....more »
    229. Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen Syndrome
     A rare genetic bone growth disorder characterized by short stature and other skeletal deformities....more »
    230. Dysostosis
     Defective bone development. It can result in missing bones, extra bone, shortened bones or other bone abnormalities. Further symptoms depend on the type of abnormality....more »
    231. Dysthymia
     Mild form of depression...more »
    232. EDS X
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    233. East African Trypanosomiasis
     East African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly...more »
    234. Ectopia lentis, isolated
     A rare syndrome characterized by dislocation of eye lenses which often occurred at birth....more »
    235. Eczema
     Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by skin inflammation and irritation. The severity of extent of the condition is highly variable. It may be caused by allergies, irritants or other factors such as stress....more »
    236. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Dysfibronectinemic type
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    237. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome caused by tenascin-X deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder which is similar to Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and involves a deficiency of tenascin-X which affects connective tissue. The main symptoms are loose joints, partially dislocated joints and fragile, hyperextensible skin....more »
    238. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type III
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by lax joints, hyperextensible skin and mild connective tissue fragility - a mild form of the condition....more »
    239. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type X
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    240. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, arthrochalasic type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hyperextensible and fragile skin and hypermobile joints which leads to dislocations, osteoarthritis and fractures - previously known as EDS types 7A and 7B....more »
    241. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobile type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by generalized joint hypermobility and smooth hyperextensible skin as well as joint pain and discolations....more »
    242. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, hyperextensible skin and - previously known as EDS type 3....more »
    243. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, type 10
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    244. Ehrlichiosis
     Bacterial tick-borne disease...more »
    245. Elbow Arthritis
     Inflammation of the elbow joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    246. Elbow Osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the elbow joint as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all...more »
    247. Elderly conditions
     Any of the conditions affecting the elderly....more »
    248. Eng Strom syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by short stature and episodes of locked finger joints....more »
    249. Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in some people who take the antidepressant L-tryptophan....more »
    250. Eosinophilic synovitis
     Inflammation of the lining of joints due to the presence of excessive eosinophils. Eosinophils can build up in parts of the body as a response to a variety of conditions such as allergy, parasitic infections and rheumatoid arthritis....more »
    251. Epiglotitis
     Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat...more »
    252. Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple
     Abnormalities in the ends of a number of bones resulting in the early onset of osteoarthrosis and joint pain. There are 6 different subtypes of the disease, with each caused by a mutation in a different gene....more »
    253. Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, 1
     Abnormalities in the ends of a number of bones resulting in the early onset of osteoarthrosis and joint pain. It is caused by a defect in the gene for COMP which is a cartilage protein....more »
    254. Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, 3
     Abnormalities in the ends of a number of bones resulting in the early onset of osteoarthrosis and joint pain. The knees and ankles are usually the most affected joints. Mild weakness of muscles in the upper arms and legs was also sometimes present. It is ...more »
    255. Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, 4
     An inherited bone and cartilage disorder which is usually mild enough to go undiagnosed....more »
    256. Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, 5
     Abnormalities in the ends of a number of bones resulting in the early onset of osteoarthrosis and joint pain. The hips and knees were the main joints involved. It is caused by defects in the gene for matrilin-3 (MATN3)....more »
    257. Erythema multiforme
     An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals....more »
    258. Erythema nodosum
     Allergic skin condition usually on the legs...more »
    259. Escharonodulaire
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    260. Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
     A rare autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of a mixture of various types of antibodies (crylglobulins) in the blood....more »
    261. Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride mix allergy
     A Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride which is often found in medicinal preparations such as skin creams and nose drops. It also has various industrial uses. ...more »
    262. Facial dysmorphism -- intellectual deficit -- short stature -- hearing loss
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by retarded growth, mental retardation, bone abnormalities and distinctive facial features....more »
    263. Facies unusual arthrogryposis advanced skeletal malformations
     A very rare fatal malformation characterized by an unusual facial appearance, arthrogryposis, advanced bone age of the hips and abnormal X-rays of the skeleton....more »
    264. Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome (FCAS)
     An inherited inflammatory disorder which causes periods of fever, rash and pain in joints after being exposed to cold conditions. Symptoms last less than a day and start within hours of exposure to the cold....more »
    265. Familial Granulomatosis, Blau type
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition characterized by arthritis, dermatitis and uveitis. The condition may have a similar presentation to a condition called early-onset sarcoidosis and genetic testing may be needed to distinguish the conditions....more »
    266. Familial Mediterranean fever
     A rare inherited condition characterized by recurrent fever and inflammation. The inflammation usually involves the stomach, lungs or joints....more »
    267. Familial hypopituitarism
     Impaired pituitary gland hormone-producing activity that tends to run in families. The failure of the pituitary gland in turn affects other hormone-producing glands which rely on the hormones from the pituitary gland for their activity. Symptoms are deter...more »
    268. Familial, Systemic, Juvenile Granulomatosis
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition characterized by arthritis, dermatitis and uveitis. The condition may have a similar presentation to a condition called early-onset sarcoidosis and genetic testing may be needed to distinguish the conditions....more »
    269. Farber's disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme called ceramidase resulting in the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals in the body which causes damage and inflammation....more »
    270. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    271. Fibronectin-Deficient EDS
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    272. Finger Arthritis
     Inflammation of the finger joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    273. Finger osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the finger joints as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in a...more »
    274. Flat feet
     Lowered arch of the foot...more »
    275. Flavivirus Infections
     Infection with a virus from the Flaviviridae family of viruses. Infections by these pathogens include Dengue fever, Rocio encephalitis, West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitis. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a mosquito....more »
    276. Flu
     Very common viral respiratory infection....more »
    277. Flu-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to flu, or exhibition flu-like symptoms....more »
    278. Flynn-Aird syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder where neurological degeneration causes symptoms such as dementia, ataxia, eye problems, skin disorders and muscle wasting....more »
    279. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- MSG
     An intolerance to MSG is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to a food additive called MSG which is used in a number of foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The am...more »
    280. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- amines
     An intolerance to amines is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to amines which are found naturally in foods such as bananas, pineapples, vegetables, red wine, citrus fruit and many other foods. The adverse reaction results from the b...more »
    281. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- food additives
     An intolerance to food additives is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to food additives. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The amount of the substance required to tr...more »
    282. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate
     An intolerance to salicylates is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to salicylates which is an ingredient in aspirin but is also found naturally in various fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices. The adverse reaction results from the bo...more »
    283. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulfite
     An intolerance to sulfites is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulfites which is often used as a preservative in a variety of foods and medications including meats, salads and dried fruits. The adverse reaction results from the ...more »
    284. Food Allergy -- beef
     A beef allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beef. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    285. Food Allergy -- buckwheat
     A buckwheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to buckwheat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    286. Food Allergy -- chicken meat
     A chicken meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chicken meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response t...more »
    287. Food Allergy -- duck meat
     A duck meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to duck meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    288. Food Allergy -- goose meat
     A goose meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to goose meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to co...more »
    289. Food Allergy -- lamb
     A lamb allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lamb meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact w...more »
    290. Food Allergy -- meat
     A meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    291. Food Allergy -- pork
     A pork allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    292. Food Allergy -- red meat
     A red meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to red meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contac...more »
    293. Food poisoning
     Poisoning from a substance or microbe in food....more »
    294. Frontometaphyseal dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by craniofacial abnormalities, skeletal abnormalities, hearing problems and wasting of arm and leg muscles....more »
    295. Fungemia
     The presence of fungi in the blood. Most commonly occurs in people with a compromised immune system. Other risk factors include dialysis, burns, diabetes and use of broad-spectrum antibiotics and steroids. The severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    296. GEMSS syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by stiff joints, short stature, glaucoma and a dislocated eye lens....more »
    297. GM1 gangliosidosis
     A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase A) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type 1 is a severe infantile form of the...more »
    298. Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1
     A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase A) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type 1 is a severe infantile form of the...more »
    299. 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 »
    300. Geleophysic dwarfism
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a happy facial expression, short stature and limb abnormalities....more »
    301. Gonionemus poisoning
     Gonionemus is a type of hydrozoan jellyfish which can deliver a venomous sting. The sting can cause various combinations of skin, respiratory and joint and pain symptoms. In mild cases, only the skin is affected. Stings most often occur in the Northern he...more »
    302. Gonorrhea
     Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms....more »
    303. Gout
     Painful joints, most commonly the big toe....more »
    304. Gravitational eczema
     Gravitational eczema is a chronic skin condition that affects the lower legs and is caused by problems with the veins in the legs e.g. blood clots or varicose veins....more »
    305. Growth plate injuries
     Injury to the growing ends of young bones....more »
    306. H1N1 Flu
    307. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    308. Hemochromatosis
     Excess of iron leading to problems with joints, liver, heart and pancreas....more »
    309. Hemochromatosis type 1
     A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 1 is the most common form of the disorder, has an adult onset and is inherited recessively....more »
    310. Hemochromatosis type 2
     A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 2 is a more severe type, has a juvenile onset and is inherited recessively....more »
    311. Hemochromatosis type 3
     A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 3 has an onset that is between type 1 and type 2 and is inherited recessively....more »
    312. Hemochromatosis type 4
     A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 4 has an adult onset but is inherited dominantly....more »
    313. Hemochromatosis-related diabetes
     A single-gene disease that causes iron accumulation in the tissues of the body. Diabetes is a primary complication if hemochromatosis goes untreated. Hemochromatosis is sometimes referred to as "bronze diabetes."...more »
    314. Hemoglobin S/hemoglobin Lepore, Boston
     A blood disorder that mainly causes hemolytic anemia with great variability of symptoms....more »
    315. Hemoglobin S/hemoglobin O, Arab
     A genetic blood anomaly which causes severe hemolytic anemia, fever, pain, cramping and excessive bleeding....more »
    316. 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 »
    317. Hemophilia
     Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot....more »
    318. Hemophilia B
     A rare coagulation disorder caused by a deficiency of factor IX which results in bleeding problems....more »
    319. Hemophilic arthropathy
     Joint destruction associated with hemophilia. The knees, ankles, elbows, hip and shoulders are the most common joints involved. Symptoms are progressive and often surgical intervention is required to prevent total loss of joint function....more »
    320. Hemophilus influenzae B
     Bacterial respiratory infection with dangerous complications....more »
    321. Hemorragic fever with renal syndrome
     A group of infectious diseases that involve bleeding, fever and kidney problems. Examples of viruses that can cause such infectious diseases include Hantan virus, Puumala virus and Seoul virus. Examples of diseases caused by viruses in this group includes...more »
    322. Henoch-Schonlein purpura
     A form of vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that affects blood capillaries and affects mostly the skin, kidneys, joints and stomach....more »
    323. Hepatitis
     Any type of liver inflammation or infection....more »
    324. Hereditary Hemochromatosis
     A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. There are 4 types of hemochromatosis and they are distinguished by age of onset, genetic cause and type of inheritance. Some...more »
    325. Herrmann Opitz arthrogryposis syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by contractures, skeletal abnormalities and short stature....more »
    326. Hip Arthritis
     Inflammation of the hip joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    327. Hip osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the hip joint as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all c...more »
    328. Homocystinuria
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving the amino acid methionine and resulting in a harmful accumulation of homocysteine in the body....more »
    329. Homocystinuria due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency
     A rare genetic biochemical disorder where a deficiency of cystathionine beta-synthase results in high levels of methionine and homocysteine in the blood and reduced levels of cyteine in the blood. There are two subtypes of the disorder with varying manife...more »
    330. 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 »
    331. Human adjuvant disease
     This is a connective tissue disease that affects some people after the injection of synthetic material for cosmetic surgery...more »
    332. Human parvovirus B19 infection
     An infectious disease caused by parovirus B19 which causes fifth disease and erythema infectiosum....more »
    333. Hunter-Carpenter-Macdonald syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by various abnormalities including small head, facial anomalies, mental retardation and hair, skin and nail anomalies. Fetal exposure to alcohol is believed to be a factor in the syndrome....more »
    334. Hurler syndrome
    335. Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by alopecia and senile-like appearance....more »
    336. Hydroid poisoning
     Hydroids are a type of jellyfish commonly found in the warmer oceans of the world....more »
    337. Hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare condition where too many eosinophils are produced over an extended period of time for no apparent reason. The eosinophils can infiltrate various organs and tissues and cause dysfunction or damage...more »
    338. Hyperimmunoglobinemia D with recurrent fever
     A very rare disorder involving a high immunoglobulin level associated with periods of fever which generally reoccur every month or two....more »
    339. Hyperprolactinemia
     High levels of prolactin in the blood....more »
    340. Hypersecretion of growth hormone
    341. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    342. Hypertryptophanemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by high levels of tryptophan in the blood....more »
    343. Hyperuricaemia
    344. Hypoadrenalism
     Reduced adrenal gland activity....more »
    345. Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of recurring urticarial vasculitis, arthralgia or arthritis and hypocomplementemia. Hypocomplementemia involves a reduction or absence of blood complement which is a part of the body's immune system which des...more »
    346. Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare blood disorder where the bone marrow produces too many eosinophils over a long period of time which can cause organ or tissue damage. The disorder can affect and part of the body but most often affects the skin, heart and nervous system. The increa...more »
    347. IgA nephropathy
     A rare disorder where kidney inflammation leads to a build up of the antibody (IgA) in the kidney which results in the characteristic symptom of blood in the urine....more »
    348. Immunodeficiency due to interleukin-1 receptor-associated kinase-4 deficiency
     Susceptibility to infection as a result of a genetic defect which affects immunity. Infections tend to be severe and can be life-threatening....more »
    349. Immunoglobulinic amyloidosis
     A disease characterized by the abnormal deposit of amyloid in various parts of the body, especially organs such as the kidneys, heart, liver, gastrointestinal tract and peripheral nerves. It occurs when plasma cells in the bone marrow produce too much of ...more »
    350. India tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    351. Indian tick fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    352. Infantile multisystem inflammatory disease
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    353. Infection with Mycobacterium marinum
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium marinum which can infect fish and humans. It is often transmitted through contact with contaminated fresh or salt water e.g. handling water in aquariums or swimming....more »
    354. Infectious CFS
     Infectious chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic fatigue condition which may follow severe infections - viral or other. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of specific tests for the condition....more »
    355. Infectious arthritis
     A rare condition where arthritis occurs as a result of joint infection by a bacteria, virus or fungus. Symptoms vary according to the infection type....more »
    356. Influenza A
     A type of virus affecting the respiratory tract...more »
    357. Influenza B
     A type of virus affecting the respiratory tract...more »
    358. Insect allergy
     An allergic response to a wasp sting....more »
    359. Interstitial lung disease
     Any condition which affects the interstitium of the lungs...more »
    360. Irritable bowel syndrome
     Spasms in the colon wall...more »
    361. Israeli spotted fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    362. Jacobs syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart inflammation (pericardium), joint disease and permanent finger flexion. The number of joints affected is variable....more »
    363. Jaffe-Lichtenstein-Sutro syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by pain and limited movement in one or more large joints such as the knee....more »
    364. Jequier-Kozlowski-skeletal dysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by various skeletal abnormalities and facial anomalies....more »
    365. Joint injury
     An injury to any joint in the body. The larger limb joints tend to be the most utilized and are hence more prone to injuries. Severity of symptoms varies depending on the type and location of injury and often the primary symptom is pain. A joint injury ca...more »
    366. Jorgenson-Lenz syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by joint problems, mental retardation and various eye and other anomalies....more »
    367. Juvenile Paget's Disease
    368. Juvenile Scleroderma
     Scleroderma that occurs in children. Scleroderma is a connective tissue disease that can affect the skin, blood vessels, the immune system and sometimes even the organs may be involved. The disorder may be localized or affect large areas of the body....more »
    369. Juvenile gout
     Gout that occurs in children as a result of kidney disease caused by a genetic defect....more »
    370. 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 »
    371. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, unclassified
     A chronic inflammatory joint condition affecting children. This particular subtype is defined as unclassified as it doesn't fit into any of the other classifications....more »
    372. 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 »
    373. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    374. Kelley-Seegmiller syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the formation of stones in the urinary tract, early-onset gout and mild neurological symptoms. It is caused by a partial deficiency of hypoxanyhine-guanine phosphoribosyl transferase....more »
    375. Kenya fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    376. Kenya tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    377. Kenya tick-bite fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    378. Kleeblattschaedel syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a head the is somewhat cloverleaf shaped....more »
    379. Knee arthritis
     Inflammation of the knee joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    380. Knee osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the knee joint as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all ...more »
    381. Kniest dysplasia
     A rare genetic bone growth disorder characterized by dwarfism, enlarged joints and facial deformities....more »
    382. Koussef nichols syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle problems, a high body temperature and various other physical abnormalities....more »
    383. Kousseff-Nichols syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle problems, a high body temperature and various other physical abnormalities....more »
    384. Kuru
     An infectious prion disease that is only found in New Guinea...more »
    385. Kuskokwim disease
     A rare syndrome where abnormal muscle attachment causes abnormalities such as muscle wasting or excessive growth and contractures....more »
    386. Large granular lymphocyte leukemia
     A form of leukemia characterized by an increased number of circulating granular lymphocytes....more »
    387. Larsen syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by multiple joint dislocation, a flat face and short fingernails....more »
    388. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....more »
    389. Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
     Inherited biochemical disorder of purine metabolism caused by the virtual absence of an enzyme called hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase or HPRT....more »
    390. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    391. 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 »
    392. 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 »
    393. 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 »
    394. Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of a type of infection-fighting white blood cell called a monocyte. Acute leukemia involves a more rapid proliferation of cancer cells compared to chronic forms of leukem...more »
    395. Leukemia, Myeloid
     A form of blood cancer that causes a proliferation of the precursors or immature red blood cells, platelets and certain white blood cells such as granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    396. 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 »
    397. 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 »
    398. Leukemia, T-Cell
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved....more »
    399. Leukemia, T-Cell, Acute
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved. The acute form involves a rapid proliferation of canc...more »
    400. Leukocytoclastic angiitis -- systemic
     Inflammation of small blood vessels. Usually the small blood vessels in the skin are involved but sometimes small blood vessels in other organs such as joints, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tract may be involved. Symptoms become more serious once there is...more »
    401. Leukoencephalopathy, arthritis, colitis and hypogammaglobulinemia
     A rare syndrome characterized by brain disease, arthritis, colitis and immune system problems....more »
    402. Leukoencephalopathy, arthritis, colitis, and hypogammaglobulinema
     A rare condition characterized by the association of arthritis, colitis, low blood gammaglobulin levels and brain anomalies....more »
    403. Lissencephaly -- immunodeficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal brain development and a poor immune system....more »
    404. Lissencephaly type III -- metacarpal bone dysplasia
     A rare syndrome characterized by an abnormally smooth brain as well as abnormal bone development in the hands....more »
    405. Local anaesthetic allergy
     Using Local anaesthetic can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the most...more »
    406. Lockwood-Feingold syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by arthritis, skeletal abnormalities and a lack of subcutaneous fat....more »
    407. Lumbar malsegmentation -- short stature
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature and abnormal segmentation of the vertebrae in the abdominal segment of the spine....more »
    408. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    409. Lyme disease
     Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia....more »
    410. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
     Rodent-borne viral disease often causing meningitis or encephalitis...more »
    411. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis
     A rare, progressive blood vessel disease where nodular lesions destroy blood vessels - lungs, skin and nervous system are mainly involved....more »
    412. Lymphomatous thyroiditis
     Progressive thyroid gland enlargement due to autoimmune disease....more »
    413. Mac Duffie's syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by immune system problems where immune system particles are deposited on amall blood vessel walls...more »
    414. Macleod-Fraser syndrome
     An inherited connective tissue disorder characterized by long thin fingers and contractures involving the knees, elbows, fingers and sometimes other joints....more »
    415. Macrophagic myofasciitis
     A rare form inflammatory muscle disease which is more predominant in adults. A possible cause is believed to be aluminium found in some vaccines....more »
    416. Mandibuloacral dysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a prematurely aged appearance and bone abnormalities. There are two subtypes with type B involving loss of fat layers under the skin mainly in the extremities, face and trunk whereas type A involves mainly the ...more »
    417. Mandibuloacral dysplasia with type A lipodystrophy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a prematurely aged appearance and bone abnormalities. Loss of fat layers under the skin occurs mainly in the extremities in type B. The severity of the symptoms is variable....more »
    418. Mansonella ozzardi infection
     Infection with a type of nematode (Mansonella ozzardi) found in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Infection occurs through the bit of infected midges and blackflies....more »
    419. Mansonelliasis
     Infection with a nematode (worm-like parasite) called Mansonella. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a midge....more »
    420. Marie-Bamberg syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by clubbing of fingers and toes, excessive sweating and development of fibrous tissue around the ends of bones. The condition is a form of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy that occurs secondary to other conditions such as cardi...more »
    421. Marseilles fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    422. Matsoukas syndrome
     An extremely rare condition characterized by mental retardation, eye problems, facial anomalies and joint problems....more »
    423. Mayaro fever
     Infection with a type of virus (Mayaro virus) transmitted by mosquito bites. The disease is most common in South America. The incubation period is one to two weeks....more »
    424. McCune-Albright Syndrome
     A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by abnormal skin pigmentation and endocrine gland dysfunction and replacement of parts of bone tissue with fibrous material....more »
    425. Mediterranean Spotted Fever
     A condition caused by Rickettsia rickettsia transmitted by the tick...more »
    426. Melioidosis
     Bacterial infection from soil or water....more »
    427. Melorheostosis
     A rare bone disorder involving overgrowth of the outer layer of bone in a linear pattern similar to wax dripping down the side of a candle. Usually one or more bones of a limb are affected....more »
    428. Meningococcal infection
     A rare infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Neisseria meningitides....more »
    429. Meningococcemia
     A rare infectious disease whose main symptoms are upper respiratory tract infection, fever, rash and eye and ear problems....more »
    430. Mental mixed retardation -- deafness -- clubbed digits
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by mental retardation, deafness and clubbed fingers....more »
    431. Mental mixed retardation deafnes clubbed digits
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by mental retardation, deafness and clubbed fingers....more »
    432. Mental retardation -- arachnodactyly -- hypotonia -- telangiectasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short fingers, reduced muscle tone and spider veins (telangiectasia)....more »
    433. Mental retardation -- short stature -- deafness -- genital
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short stature, deafness and genital abnormalities....more »
    434. Mental retardation -- short stature -- heart and skeletal anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short stature and heart and skeletal anomalies....more »
    435. Mephenytoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mephenytoin 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 »
    436. Metal Fume Fever -- Aluminium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of aluminium oxide fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    437. Metal Fume Fever -- Antimony
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of antimony fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    438. Metal Fume Fever -- Cadmium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of cadmium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    439. Metal Fume Fever -- Chromium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of chromium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    440. Metal Fume Fever -- Copper
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of copper fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    441. Metal Fume Fever -- Iron
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of iron fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    442. Metal Fume Fever -- Magnesium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of magnesium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    443. Metal Fume Fever -- Manganese
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of manganese fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    444. Metal Fume Fever -- Nickel
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of nickel fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    445. Metal Fume Fever -- Selenium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of selenium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    446. Metal Fume Fever -- Silver
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of silver fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    447. Metal Fume Fever -- Tin
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of tin fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    448. Metal Fume Fever -- Zinc
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of zinc fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    449. Metal fume fever
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of iron oxide fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    450. Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia, recessive type
     A recessively inherited skeletal disorder characterized by abnormal development of the bone metaphyses which results in short stature from birth....more »
    451. Metaphyseal dysplasia Pyle type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by bone deformities involving the limbs, skull and other parts of the skeleton....more »
    452. Metatrophic dysplasia
     A very rare form of dwarfism involving short limbs and a long trunk. Less than 100 cases of the condition have been reported....more »
    453. Microscopic Polyangiitis
     A condition which is characterized by inflammation of microscopic blood or lymph vessels...more »
    454. Mixed connective tissue disease
     A rare disorder of the connective tissue which affects a range of body tissues and organs....more »
    455. Moller-Barlow disease
     Vitamin C deficiency in infants....more »
    456. Morgellons Disease
     A rare disorder involving a variety of skin symptoms such as unusual sensations, skin lesions and the presence of fiber-like particles in or on the skin. There is still dissension over whether this is an actual disorder or whether it is a psychotic disord...more »
    457. Morphine allergy
     Taking morphine (a painkiller) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are t...more »
    458. Mountain fever
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    459. Mountain tick fever
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    460. Mucha-Habermann Disease
     A condition which is characterized by rashes and small lesions of the skin...more »
    461. Mucha-Habermann syndrome
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring skin lumps, blisters and bleeding under the skin....more »
    462. Mucolipidosis III
     A rare metabolic disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme leads to the buildup of mucopolysaccharides and mucolipids in the body which is harmful to the body and leads to premature death....more »
    463. Mucolipidosis type 3 A
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the progressive accumulation of certain chemicals (glycoproteins and glycolipids) in body tissues due to deficiency of an enzyme (UDP-N-acetylglucosamine-I-phosphotransferase) needed to process it....more »
    464. Mucopolysaccharidosis II
     Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism in juveniles....more »
    465. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 2 Hunter syndrome- severe form
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (iduronidate 2-sulfatase) needed to break it down....more »
    466. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 6
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (Arylsulfatase ?) needed to break it down....more »
    467. Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down. There are three main sub-types...more »
    468. Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler-Scheie syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down....more »
    469. Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-iduronidase) needed to break it down....more »
    470. Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature and limb, joint and hip abnormalities which become evident from two to 10 years....more »
    471. Murine typhus
     An infectious condition which is characterized by a similar condition to that of typhus due to Rickettsia typhi....more »
    472. Musculoskeletal chronic fatigue syndrome
     Musculoskeletal chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnos...more »
    473. Mycobacterium haemophilum
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    474. Myhre Syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by retarded growth, mental retardation, bone abnormalities and distinctive facial features....more »
    475. Myhre-Ruvalcaba-Graham syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by mental retardation, retarded growth before and after birth, early-onset deafness and facial anomalies as well as other problems....more »
    476. NOMID syndrome
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    477. Nail-Patella Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by small or absent kneecap and ridged and/or absent nails as well as other abnormalities...more »
    478. Nakajo-Nishimura syndrome
     A rare disorder involving muscle degeneration, loss of skin fat and impaired immune functioning....more »
    479. Nathalie syndrome
     A very rare condition described in four children of one family. The condition is characterized by wasting of the spine muscles, abnormal heart electrical activity, cataracts, hypogonadism and hearing impairment....more »
    480. Needlefish bite
     The Needlefish is long-beaked surface fish found in tropical and sub-tropical oceans. The needlefish can deliver a serious bite but has no venom. These fish are attracted to bright lights and can propel themselves out of the water towards the light source...more »
    481. Negative rheumatoid factor polyarthritis
     A form of rheumatoid arthritis which doesn't involves the presence of rheumatoid factor in the blood. More than one joint is involved....more »
    482. Neurological chronic fatigue syndrome
     Neurological chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic fatigue condition which tends to be dominated by neurological symptoms. Symptoms tend to be more severe than other forms of CFS. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to...more »
    483. Neutrophilic dermatosis, acute febrile
     A rare skin disorder characterized by the appearance of painful red skin lesions on various parts of the body as well as fever....more »
    484. Nitrofurantoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nitrofurantoin 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 expo...more »
    485. Nocardiosis
     A rare infectious disease caused by the bacteria Nocardia asteroides which primarily affects the lung but may also involve the brain, soft tissues and other organs....more »
    486. Non-Food Allergy -- Amylcinnamic alcohol
     An amylcinnamic alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called amylcinnamic alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in ...more »
    487. Non-Food Allergy -- Anisyl alcohol
     An Anisyl alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called Anisyl alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to ...more »
    488. Non-Food Allergy -- Benzyl alcohol
     A benzyl alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called benzyl alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to c...more »
    489. Non-Food Allergy -- Benzyl salicylate
     A benzyl salicylate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called benzyl salicylate which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respons...more »
    490. Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol
     A cinnamic alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called cinnamic alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Cinnamic alcohol has a hyacinth odor and is often used as a fragrance in perfumes, cosmetics, det...more »
    491. Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic aldehyde
     A cinnamic aldehyde allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called cinnamic aldehyde which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Cinnamic aldehyde has a hyacinth odor and is often used as a fragrance in perfumes, cosmetics, ...more »
    492. Non-Food Allergy -- Coumarin
     A coumarin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called coumarin which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with ...more »
    493. Non-Food Allergy -- Eugenol
     A eugenol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called eugenol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Eugenol has a spicy clove odor, is derived from cloves and cinnamon and is often used in perfumes, cosmetics, hair ...more »
    494. Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol
     A geraniol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called geraniol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Geraniol has a sweet floral, rose smell and is commonly used in perfumes, cosmetics and skin care products. The b...more »
    495. Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal
     A Hydroxycitronellal allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called Hydroxycitronellal which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Hydroxycitronellal has a sweet, floral odor and is often used in perfumes, soaps, cosmetics, ...more »
    496. Non-Food Allergy -- Isoeugenol
     A isoeugenol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called isoeugenol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Isoeugenol is derived from nutmeg and ylang ylang oil. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (Ig...more »
    497. Non-Food Allergy -- Musk ambrette
     A musk ambrette allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called musk ambrette which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to con...more »
    498. Non-Food Allergy -- Oak moss absolute
     A oak moss absolute allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called oak moss absolute which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Oak moss absolute has an earthy, woody scent and is often used as a fragrance in men's products...more »
    499. Non-Food Allergy -- Sandalwood oil
     A sandalwood oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called sandalwood oil which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to c...more »
    500. Non-Food Allergy -- Wood tar
     A wood tar allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called wood tar which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with ...more »
    501. Non-Food Allergy -- perfume
     A perfume allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can r...more »
    502. Non-Specific Urethritis
     Urethral infection usually sexually transmitted...more »
    503. Novacaine drug allergy
     Taking Novacaine (local anesthetic often used in dentistry) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerab...more »
    504. OSMED, Homozygous
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by bone malformations, hearing loss and facial anomalies....more »
    505. Oculo cerebro acral syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, brain, ear and limb abnormalities....more »
    506. Oculocerebral hypopigmentation syndrome, type Preus
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, brain and pigmentation abnormalities....more »
    507. Oligodontia, keratitis, skin ulceration and arthroosteolysis
     A rare condition characterized by a variety of abnormalities including missing teeth, recurring skin ulceration, eye problems and nail symptoms....more »
    508. Opioid withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when opioid use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Opioids includes heroin, methadone and codeine....more »
    509. Opisthorchiasis
     Infection with a type of fluke (Southeast Asian liver fluke or cat liver fluke). Infection usually occurs by consuming infected undercooked fish. Acute infection may cause fever, joint pain, rash, eosinophilia and lymphadenopathy where as chronic infectio...more »
    510. 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 »
    511. Orthopedic disorders
     Various types of physical disorders and deformity...more »
    512. Osteitis
     Inflammation of the bone....more »
    513. Osteoarthritis
     Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition characterised by mechanical disrturbances due to degradation of joints. It is the most common form of arthritis, and the leading cause of chronic disability....more »
    514. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
     Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to hav...more »
    515. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 1
     Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to hav...more »
    516. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 2
     Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to hav...more »
    517. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 3
     Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to hav...more »
    518. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 4
     Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to hav...more »
    519. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 5
     Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to hav...more »
    520. Osteoarthritis Susceptibility 6
     Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to hav...more »
    521. Osteochondritis Dissecans
     A rare condition caused by an interruption of the blood supply to section of bone in a joint which can result in a piece of bone breaking off and causing pain. The knee is most often affected but it can occur in ankles and elbows....more »
    522. Osteochondrodysplatic dwarfism -- deafness -- retinitis pigmentosa
     A rare syndrome characterized by extreme dwarfism, deafness, progressive scoliosis and retinal pigment anomalies....more »
    523. Osteomyelitis
     A bone inflammation caused by bacteria. The inflammation usually originates in another part of the body and is transported to the bone via the blood....more »
    524. Osteoporosis -- macrocephaly -- mental retardation -- blindness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, osteoporosis, blindness and a large head....more »
    525. Oto-spondylo-megaepiphyseal dysplasia, autosomal recessive
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by bone malformations, hearing loss and facial anomalies....more »
    526. Oto-spondylo-megaepiphyseal dysplasia, homozygous
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by bone malformations, hearing loss and facial anomalies....more »
    527. Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder where abnormal bone growth causes hearing loss, skeletal abnormalities and characteristic facial features....more »
    528. Overgrowth radial ray defect arthrogryposis
     A rare condition characterized mainly by the association of arthrogryposis, excessive growth and arm and hand defects....more »
    529. OxyContin withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when OxyContin use is discontinued or reduced. OxyContin is a pain reliever but is also used as a recreation drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    530. Paget's disease of bone
     A chronic, slowly progressing bone disorder where the bone is destroyed rapidly and replaced by abnormal bone which is dense and fragile....more »
    531. Paget's disease, type 1
     A chronic, slowly progressing bone disorder where the bone is destroyed rapidly and replaced by abnormal bone which is dense and fragile. Type 1 is caused by a mutation on chromosome 6p21.3....more »
    532. Paget's disease, type 4
     A chronic, slowly progressing bone disorder where the bone is destroyed rapidly and replaced by abnormal bone which is dense and fragile. Type 1 is caused by a mutation on chromosome 5q31....more »
    533. Palindromic rheumatism
     A rare disorder involving periodic inflammation in and around joints. Eventually, rheumatoid arthritis may develop if the condition persists....more »
    534. Pallister Killian Mosaic Syndrome
     Pallister Killian Mosaic Syndrome is a very rare disorder genetic disorder involving abnormalities in chromosome 12. The severity of symptoms is variable and tends to include a wide range of defects and abnormalities....more »
    535. Pallister Mosaic Syndrome Tetrasomy 12p
     A very rare disorder genetic disorder involving abnormalities in chromosome 12. The severity of symptoms is variable and tends to include a wide range of defects and abnormalities....more »
    536. Pallister-Killian Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder due to tetrasomy of the 12th chromosome...more »
    537. 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 »
    538. Paraneoplastic syndromes
    539. Pasteurella multocida
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Pasteurella multocida. It is often transmitted through bites and scratches from pets and it can be found in mammals and fowl....more »
    540. Pauciarticular chronic arthritis
     A rare condition characterized by chronic arthritis that occurs in several joints....more »
    541. Peach seed poisoning
     Peach seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingesti...more »
    542. Pelvic dysplasia arthrogryposis of lower limbs
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by pelvic anomalies and joint contractures involving the legs....more »
    543. Penicillamine, D -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Penicillamine, D 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 »
    544. Penicillin allergy
     Taking penicillin (a type of antibiotic) can cause an allergic response in some people. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the most common allergi...more »
    545. Peptidic growth factors deficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by diabetes, skin abnormalities, small jaw and muscle contractures....more »
    546. 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 »
    547. Periorbital Cellulitis
     Bacterial infection of the superficial tissues surrounding the eyes, often following a conjunctivitis or middle ear infection...more »
    548. Peripheral vascular disease
     Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms...more »
    549. Perisylvian syndrome
     A very rare nerve disorder characterized by weakness or paralysis of face, jaw tongue and throat muscles. Other symptoms include seizures, delayed development and mental retardation....more »
    550. Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin and the development of nodules which can vary in size from 1 to 2 cm. The face and hands are not usually affected and the legs and feet tend to be the most commonl...more »
    551. Pfiesteria piscicida poisoning
     Pfiesteria piscicida is an estuarine microorganism (dinoflagellate) that can cause illness in humans as well as fish. The particular toxin involved has not yet been identified. The microorganism may release toxins into the water or it may be aerosolized w...more »
    552. Pfiesteria poisoning
     Pfiesteria is an estuarine microorganism (dinoflagellate) that can cause illness in humans as well as fish. The particular toxin involved has not yet been identified. The microorganism may release toxins into the water or it may be aerosolized which can r...more »
    553. Pfiesteria shumwayae poisoning
     Pfiesteria shumwayae is an estuarine microorganism (dinoflagellate) that can cause illness in humans as well as fish. The particular toxin involved has not yet been identified. The microorganism may release toxins into the water or it may be aerosolized w...more »
    554. Phenytoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phenytoin 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 »
    555. Phocomelia -- contractures -- absent thumb
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by absent thumbs, contractures and missing arm and leg bones....more »
    556. Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase superactivity
     A rare X-linked metabolic disorder caused by the excessive activity of a particular enzyme (Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase). The main manifestations are increased production of uric acid and purine nucleotide....more »
    557. Pituitary cancer, childhood
     Cancer (malignant) of the pituitary gland in children. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a range of symptoms depending on the...more »
    558. Pituitary tumors, adult
     A benign or cancer tumor that develops in the tissue of the pituitary gland in adults. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a ra...more »
    559. Plasmodium falciparum
     A protozoan that causes falciparum malaria...more »
    560. Pneumonia, Aspiration
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by breathing in liquids and solids (usually the stomach contents)....more »
    561. Pneumonia, Bacterial
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by bacteria....more »
    562. Pneumonia, Staphylococcal
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by the Staphylococcal bacteria. The condition is not common and often occurs as a complication of influenza or other viral respiratory infections. This form of pneumonia is considered serious and up to a th...more »
    563. Pneumonia, Viral
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by a virus....more »
    564. Podder-Tolmie syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by arthrogryposis, underdeveloped thumbs and meningoencephalocele....more »
    565. Polyarteritis nodosa
     A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form....more »
    566. Polyarthritis, rheumatic factor-negative
     A form of rheumatoid arthritis which doesn't involves the presence of rheumatoid factor in the blood. More than one joint is involved....more »
    567. Polyarthritis, systemic
     A chronic inflammatory disease (usually autoimmune) that causes inflammation in multiple parts of the body and causes arthritis in five or more joints....more »
    568. Polychondritis
     A serious, progressive, episodic condition characterized by inflammation and degeneration of cartilage in the body. The duration and severity of the episodes can vary....more »
    569. Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome type 2
     Multi-endocrine syndrome usually affecting young adults....more »
    570. Polymer Fume Fever
     Polymer fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of fumes which can occur when Polytetrafluoroethylene (commercially known as Fluon, Teflon and Halon) is heated to high temperatures. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly...more »
    571. Polyostotic osteolytic dysplasia, hereditary expansile
     A very rare syndrome characterized by severe bone pain and deformity as well jaw and ear abnormalities. Deafness usually starts in the first decade. Bone symptoms such as pain usually start in the second decade....more »
    572. Positive rheumatoid factor polyarthritis
     A form of rheumatoid arthritis which involves the presence of rheumatoid factor in the blood. More than one joint is involved....more »
    573. Post-ADD chronic fatigue syndrome
     Post- ADD chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which occurs in young adults who have suffered attention deficit disorder during childhood. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of specific tests for th...more »
    574. Post-infectious reactive arthropathy
     Joint disease that occurs up to a month following an infection in some other part of the body....more »
    575. Post-polio syndrome
     A condition where patients who have a history of polio have a reoccurrence of muscle symptoms. The condition usually occurs at least ten years after partial or complete recovery from polio....more »
    576. Post-viral CFS
     Post-viral chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic fatigue condition which may follow severe viral infections. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of specific tests for the condition....more »
    577. Postpericardiotomy syndrome
     A complication that can occur after open-heart surgery. Symptoms can occur from days to weeks after the surgery. The condition is possibly caused by an autoimmune process triggered by a virus....more »
    578. Powell-Chandra-Saal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by webbed joints and heart, vertebral, ear and radial defects....more »
    579. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 1
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 1 is linked...more »
    580. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 2
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 2 is linked...more »
    581. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 3
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 3 is linked...more »
    582. Primary biliary cirrhosis
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic and progressive cholestatic disease of the liver....more »
    583. Progeria short stature pigmented nevi
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by premature aging, short stature, and immune system deficiency. The type and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    584. Propoxyphene -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Propoxyphene 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 exposu...more »
    585. Proximal spinal muscular atrophy
     A rare group of muscle disorders which mainly affects the muscles closest to the trunk of the body. Muscles become progressively weak and wasted due to damage to motor neurons in the spinal cord and brainstem....more »
    586. Pseudogout
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory arthropathy caused by calcium pyrophosphate crystals...more »
    587. Pseudogout, Familial
     Pseudogout is a condition characterised by painful joint swelling which can affect one or more joints. It tends to affect mainly adults and usually occurs in the knees. Familial pseudogout tends to occur with a high frequency within family groups....more »
    588. Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all...more »
    589. Psoriasis arthropathica
     Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic disease characterized by inflammation of the skin (psoriasis) and joints (arthritis). Psoriatic arthritis is said to be a seronegative spondyloarthropathy and therefore occurs more commonly in patients with tissue type HLA...more »
    590. Psoriatic Arthritis, susceptibility to
     An inflammatory condition where the defective immune system causes joint inflammation as well as skin cells to grow rapidly causing psoriasis. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it. There are various environmental factors w...more »
    591. Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form
     A type of arthritis associated with psoriasis in children. Psoriasis and arthritis are both inflammatory conditions with one affecting the skin and the other affecting the joints. The arthritis tends to precede the psoriasis....more »
    592. 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 »
    593. Pulmonary nodular lymphoid hyperplasia, familial
     An uncommon lung condition characterized by the abnormal diffuse accumulation of lymphocytes in the lungs. The condition may be inherited in a familial pattern....more »
    594. Radio digito -- facial dysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormalities of the arm bones and facial anomalies....more »
    595. Rajab-Spranger syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a skin fat disorder, mental retardation and deafnes....more »
    596. Rat-bite fever
     An infectious diseases where a bite from a rate transmits a bacterial or fungal infection. The symptoms depend on the infecting organism....more »
    597. Ray-Peterson-Scott syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by pelvic anomalies and joint contractures involving the legs....more »
    598. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
     A condition characterized by pain and reduced range of motion in the shoulder and hand of the affected arm....more »
    599. 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 »
    600. Reiterís syndrome
     A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions....more »
    601. Relapsing fever
     Tick-borne disease with symptoms that resolve and then relapse...more »
    602. Renal osteodystrophy
     Lack of bone mineralization due to kidney disease....more »
    603. Rhabditida Infections
     Infection with a parasitic worm from the order rhabditida. The symptoms are determined by the species involved....more »
    604. Rheumatic conditions
     Any condition that affects ones joints...more »
    605. Rheumatic fever
     An inflammatory disorder that can occur as a complication of untreated streptococcal bacterial infection such as strep throat or scarlet fever. The condition may affect the brain, skin, heart and joints....more »
    606. Rheumatism
     Rheumatism is a colloquial term used to describe a range of conditions which are considered to be rheumatalogical disorders. These may include conditions affecting the heart, lung, bones, joint, kidney and skin....more »
    607. Rhizomelic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short upper arm and thigh bones. Death frequently occurs in early childhood....more »
    608. Richieri Costa Guion Almeida Cohen syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by premature fusion of skull bones, facial anomalies and various other abnormalities....more »
    609. Rickettsial disease
     A disease caused by infection with rickettsial bacteria which are transmitted by arthropods such as ticks, mites and lice. Different rickettsial bacteria can cause different types of infections such as typhus, spotted fever and trench fever. Symptoms can ...more »
    610. Riedel syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs when fibrous tissue forms in the thyroid area and progressively destroys the thyroid gland....more »
    611. Rocky Mountain spotted fever
     A bacterial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by ticks. The condition causes fever and a characteristic rash and may be fatal in severe or untreated cases....more »
    612. Rolland-Desbuquois syndrome
     A condition characterized by dwarfism, hydrocephalus, facial abnormalities and a narrow chest. Survival is possible past infancy. The condition is a less severe form of Silverman-Handmaker syndrome which is lethal....more »
    613. Ross River virus
     Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia and other countries...more »
    614. Rubella
     A contagious viral infection caused by the Rubella virus which produces a rash and lymph node swelling. It can have serious implication in pregnant women as the virus can be transmitted through the placenta and cause serious fetal defects or even fetal de...more »
    615. SAPHO syndrome
     A rare disorder involving skin (acne, pustulosis), bone (hyperostosis, osteitis) and joint problems....more »
    616. Salmonella food poisoning
     Common type of food poisoning....more »
    617. Sandfly fever
     Viral infection from sandfly bites...more »
    618. Sarcoidosis
     Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs....more »
    619. Satoyoshi syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by alopecia, diarrhea, skeletal abnormalities and painful leg cramps caused by physical exercise or emotional stress....more »
    620. Say-Barber-Miller syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by immune system problems and a small head....more »
    621. Scarlet fever
     A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat....more »
    622. Scheie syndrome
    623. Schlegelberger-Grote syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, fingerlike thumbs and a blood disorder involving abnormally shaped blood platelets....more »
    624. Schnitzler syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of chronic urticaria as well as a blood abnormality called macroglobulinemia....more »
    625. Schofer beetz bohl syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by brain calcification, mental retardation, short stature, diabetes insipidus and unusual facial appearance....more »
    626. Scleredema adultorum
     A rare skin condition characterized by thickening of the skin usually in the head, neck and upper body area. The disorder is often associated with conditions such as infections, myelomas and diabetes....more »
    627. Scleroderma, systemic
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved....more »
    628. Scleromyxedema
     A rare connective tissue disorder which causes the skin to become progressively thick and hard. The severity of symptoms is variable with lungs and circulation affected in some patients. The degree of resulting disability, disfigurement and response to tr...more »
    629. Sea snake poisoning
     The Sea snake is a poisonous snake found in the warmer western parts of the Pacific and Indian Ocean. Sea snakes have scales but not gills or fins so they still need to go to the surface of the water to breathe. Sea snake venom is particularly poisonous b...more »
    630. Secernentea Infections
     Infection with a type of parasitic nematode (worm). The symptoms are highly variable depending on where the worm migrates to through out the body and which particular species is involved. Some examples of nematodes are Wuchereria, Spirurina, Mansonella, D...more »
    631. Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis
     Secondary biliary cirrhosis is a condition where the bile ducts are unable to transport bile effectively due to a secondary cause which results in blockage, inflammation, scarring or some other damage to the bile ducts. The condition may result from such ...more »
    632. Secondary hyperparathyroidism
     A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of hyperparathyroidism due to a secondary condition affects the thyroid...more »
    633. Serum sickness
     Type of allergic reaction to certain medications or serums...more »
    634. Severe combined immunodeficiency, T- B+ due to JAK3 deficiency
     A recessively inherited immunodeficiency disorder characterized by a lack of circulating T and Natural Killer Cells and a normal level of B cells. The disorder is caused by a defect on the JAK3 gene. Infants may display symptoms such as pancytopenia, skin...more »
    635. Short stature -- prognathism -- short femoral necks
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, protruding jaw and a hip anomaly....more »
    636. Short stature locking fingers
     A rare syndrome characterized by short stature and episodes of locked finger joints....more »
    637. Shoulder Osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the shoulder joint as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in ...more »
    638. Shoulder arthritis
     Inflammation of the shoulder joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    639. 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 »
    640. Sickle cell crisis
     A condition which is characterized by either a hemolytic crisis or vaso-occlusive crisis...more »
    641. Silverman-Handmaker syndrome
     A condition characterized by dwarfism, hydrocephalus, facial abnormalities and a narrow chest. The condition results in death during or soon after birth and is a more severe form of Rolland-Debuquois syndrome....more »
    642. Sindbis fever
     Infection with a type of alphavirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes. The disease is usually mild and resolves spontaneously....more »
    643. Sitosterolemia
     A very rare inherited disorder of lipid metabolism where excessive amounts of sterols are absorbed and not removed from the body resulting in a build up in the blood....more »
    644. Sjogren syndrome, secondary
     An autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks parts of the body that produce moisture such as the eyes, mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Sjogren syndrome can occur on its own (primary) or with another connective tissue disease (secondary) ...more »
    645. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....more »
    646. Skeletal dysplasia -- mental retardation
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by mental retardation, a small head, arthrogryposis (joint contractures), cleft palate and various other abnormalities....more »
    647. Slipped epiphysis
     Slippage of joint cartilage at the hip joint...more »
    648. Smallpox
     Dangerous virus now almost eliminated worldwide by vaccination....more »
    649. Spherophakia brachymorphia syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, and craniofacial, eye, tooth and limb abnormalities....more »
    650. Spinal Arthritis
     Inflammation of the spine joints. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    651. Spine osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the spine as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all cases...more »
    652. 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 »
    653. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature and skeletal abnormalities which are usually not apparent before 12 years....more »
    654. Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia with combined immunodeficiency
     A rare syndrome characterized by skeletal abnormalities as well as a poor immune system....more »
    655. Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia, Kozlowski type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by reduced calcification of the spine and pelvis resulting in short stature....more »
    656. Spranger-Schinzel-Myers syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by brain malformation, underdeveloped fingers and bone abnormalities. It is believed to be possibly caused by exposure to ergotamine and diazoxide which may be teratogenic....more »
    657. Staphylococcal infection
     Any infection caused by the bacteria staphylococcal...more »
    658. Steroid withdrawal syndrome
     Symptoms that can occur when a patient stops taking corticoid medication....more »
    659. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
     A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases....more »
    660. Stickler Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by joint problems, distinctive facial characteristics and eye and ear abnormalities....more »
    661. Stickler Syndrome, type I
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by joint problems, distinctive facial characteristics and eye and ear abnormalities. Type 1 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 12q13.11-q13.2...more »
    662. Stickler Syndrome, type II
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by joint problems, distinctive facial characteristics and eye and ear abnormalities. Type 2 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 1p21...more »
    663. Stickler Syndrome, type III
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by joint problems, distinctive facial characteristics and ear abnormalities. Type 3 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 6q21.3. Type 3 doesn't involve any of the eye problems that occur in type 1 and 2....more »
    664. Stickler's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by a hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy...more »
    665. Stiff skin syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized mainly by very stiff, thick skin that can affect the ability to move joints....more »
    666. Still's Disease, Adult-Onset
     A form of arthritic inflammation characterized by fever, rash and joint pain that occurs in adults. The cause is unknown....more »
    667. Streptococcal Infections
     Various "strep" bacterial infections....more »
    668. Stress
     Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)...more »
    669. Sulfa antibiotics allergy
     Taking sulfa antibiotics can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the mos...more »
    670. 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 »
    671. 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 »
    672. 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 »
    673. 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 »
    674. 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 »
    675. 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 »
    676. 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 »
    677. 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 »
    678. 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 »
    679. 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 »
    680. 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 »
    681. 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 »
    682. 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 »
    683. Swine flu
     The Swine Flu is a respiratory viral disease which is usually found in pigs but can sometimes be transmitted to humans and cause epidemics or even pandemics. The viral strain involved is type A H1N1. The virus can be spread amongst humans from direct cont...more »
    684. Synovial osteochondromatosis
     A rare joint disorder where some of the tissue that lines the joint is replaced by bone-like tissue or cartilage. Usually only one joint is affected and it tends to be the knee, elbow or hip...more »
    685. Synovitis granulomatous with uveitis and cranial neuropathies
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition characterized by arthritis, dermatitis and uveitis. The condition may have a similar presentation to a condition called early-onset sarcoidosis and genetic testing may be needed to distinguish the conditions....more »
    686. Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
     Onset of JRA with fevers and systemic symptoms...more »
    687. 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 »
    688. 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 »
    689. 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 »
    690. 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 »
    691. 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 »
    692. 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 »
    693. 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 »
    694. 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 »
    695. 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 »
    696. 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 »
    697. 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 »
    698. 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 »
    699. 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 »
    700. 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 »
    701. 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 »
    702. 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 »
    703. 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 »
    704. TAR syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the absence of radial bones of both forearms and thrombocytopenia....more »
    705. Tendinitis
     Inflammation of a tendon....more »
    706. The Hemophilias
     A group of hereditary hemorrhagic diathesis due to a deficiency of a blood coagulation factor...more »
    707. 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 »
    708. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, congenital
     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....more »
    709. Tick bite
     When an individual is bitten by a tick...more »
    710. Tick-borne diseases
     Any disease that is transferred to humans by the tick...more »
    711. Toe Arthritis
     Inflammation of the toe joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    712. Toe Osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the toe joints as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all ...more »
    713. Trichinosis
     Worm infection usually caught from pigs...more »
    714. Trisomy 6 mosaicism
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 6 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 »
    715. Tropical Spastic Paraparesis
     A form of spastic partial paralysis of the lower limbs which occurs in the tropics...more »
    716. Tularemia
     A rare infections disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (a gram-negative pleomorphic coccobacillus). Transmission occurs through contact with infected animals or there habitats e.g. bites from infected insects or other animals, eating inf...more »
    717. 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 »
    718. 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 »
    719. Type A influenza subtype H1
     The H1 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause serious illness and result in pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients ...more »
    720. Type A influenza subtype H10N7
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    721. Type A influenza subtype H1N1
     The H1N1 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause illness in humans. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or ha...more »
    722. Type A influenza subtype H1N2
     The H1N2 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause illness in humans. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old...more »
    723. Type A influenza subtype H2N2
     The H2N2 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause illness in humans. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young o...more »
    724. Type A influenza subtype H3N2
     The H3N2 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause illness in humans. Subtype H3N2 has caused a number of pandemics (e.g. Hong Kong Flu) and tends to occur in a seasonal pattern in many parts of the world. Influen...more »
    725. Type A influenza subtype H5
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    726. Type A influenza subtype H5N1
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    727. Type A influenza subtype H7
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    728. Type A influenza subtype H7N2
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    729. Type A influenza subtype H7N3
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    730. Type A influenza subtype H7N7
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    731. Type A influenza subtype H9
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    732. Type A influenza subtype H9N2
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...more »
    733. Type B Influenza
     Type B influenza is a subtype of the influenza virus that tends to occur sporadically - can cause epidemics but not pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who a...more »
    734. Type C Influenza
     Type C influenza is a subtype of the influenza virus that only rarely infects people and tends to only cause mild illness. It is not known to cause epidemics or pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection....more »
    735. Typhoid fever
     Fever from bacterial food poisoning....more »
    736. Unusual facies, short stature, enamel hypoplasia, stiff joints and high-pitched voice
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, stiff joints, unusual facial appearance, high-pitched voice and underdeveloped tooth enamel....more »
    737. Vasculitis hypersensitivity
     A condition which is characterised by a reaction that results in the inflammation of the blood vessels...more »
    738. Viral Hepatitis
     hepatitis describes inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may be caused by alcohol, drugs, autoimmune diseases, metabolic diseases, and viruses. Viral infection accounts for more than half the cases of acute hepatitis....more »
    739. Viremia
     The presence of a virus in the bloodstream. The symptoms will depend on the type of virus involved. Some viruses cause no symptoms....more »
    740. WHIM syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by warts, hypogammaglobulinemia (low blood gammaglobulin levels), recurring bacterial infections and myelokathexis (form of neutropenia). It is a form of immunodeficiency disease caused by a mutation in a chemokine receptor....more »
    741. Weber-Christian disease
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin and the development of nodules....more »
    742. 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 »
    743. West African Trypanosomiasis
     West African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly...more »
    744. Whipple's Disease
     Rare malabsorption disease from bacterial digestive infection...more »
    745. Wild cherry seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Acciden...more »
    746. 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 »
    747. Wilson's Disease
     Wilson disease, or hepatolenticular degeneration, is a neurodegenerative disease of copper metabolism....more »
    748. Winchester Syndrome
     A very rare condition involving destruction of bone in the ankle, wrists and elbows as well as eye, teeth and joint abnormalities....more »
    749. Wolcott-Rallison syndrome
     A very rare genetic condition characterized primarily by the onset of diabetes mellitus during infancy and epiphyseal dysplasia (abnormal joint development)....more »
    750. Wrist Arthritis
     Inflammation of the wrist joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    751. Wrist osteoarthritis
     A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the wrist joint as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all...more »
    752. X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
     Immune deficiency from lack of antibodies....more »
    753. Xanthine oxidase deficiency type II
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by excessive levels of xanthine in the urine. Type II xanthinuria is caused by a deficiency of the enzymes xanthine dehydrogenase and enzyme aldehyde oxidase which are needed to metabolize xanthine. The metabolic ab...more »
    754. Xanthine oxydase deficiency
     The deficiency of an enzyme that is involved in the degradation of purine...more »
    755. Yaws
     A rare infections disease caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria Treponema pertenue. The disease consists of three phases: skin lesions are followed by bone, joint and widespread skin symptoms and finally by inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the ...more »
    756. Yersiniosis
     A condition which is characterized by infectious diarrhea, enteritis, ileitis and occasionally septicaemia...more »

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