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Results: 3334 causes of Ear fullness OR Morgellons OR Throat symptoms

    1. 14q+ syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of genetic material from the long arm (q) of chromosome 14 resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    2. 18p minus syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing which is characterized by mental and growth deficiencies, drooping upper eyelid and prominent ears. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount of genetic material t...more »
    3. 1q deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 1 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    4. 1q terminal deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the terminal part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 1 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    5. 2q deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 2 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    6. 3C syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by cardiac malformations, cerebellar hypoplasia and cranial dysmorphism which gives the disease it's name....more »
    7. 4p16.3 deletion
     A rare genetic disorder where a portion of chromosome 4 is deleted at a location called 16.3. The condition is characterized by malformations in most parts of the body as the deletion affects growth and development of the fetus....more »
    8. AREDYLD
     A rare condition characterized by abnormalities of the extremities, teeth, hair, nail and kidney as well as lipoatrophic diabetes....more »
    9. Aberrant subclavian artery abnormality
     A rare defect where one the subclavian artery arises from an abnormal location on the aortic arch. The defect may cause compression of organs such as the airway and the voice box....more »
    10. Abnormalities, Radiation-Induced
     Conditions arising from the use of radiation therapy to treat various cancers. Radiation therapy can result in minor abnormalities such as dry, flaky skin or serious abnormalities such as cancer....more »
    11. Abruzzo Erickson syndrome
     A genetic disorder characterized by a combination of features including cleft palate, coloboma and deafness....more »
    12. Absence of pulmonary artery
     The absence of a pulmonary artery at birth....more »
    13. Absent patellae -- scrotal hypoplasia -- renal anomalies -- facial dysmorphism -- mental retardation
     A rare syndrome characterized by absent kneecaps, underdeveloped scrotum, kidney anomalies, unusual facial appearance and mental retardation....more »
    14. Acatalasemia
     A rare inherited disorder involving a lack of erythrocyte catalase activity which affects lipid metabolism. The defect can manifest as one of two variants: Japanese variant (Takahara disease) or the Swiss variant which is asymptomatic....more »
    15. Achalasia
     A rare motor disorder of the esophagus characterized by inability of the lower esophageal sphincter and esophageal muscle to relax as well as dilation of the esophagus....more »
    16. Achalasia -- adrenal -- alacrima syndrome
     A familial disorder characterized by adrenal gland-related hormonal problems, swallowing difficulty (achalasia) and a lack of tears (alacrima). Neurological impairment and motor and sensory neuropathy is progressive. The adrenal glands in patients are res...more »
    17. Achalasia -- alacrimia syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of achalasia (lack of peristaltic motion) and alacrimia (absent tears)....more »
    18. Achalasia, familial esophageal
     A rare familial disorder where the esophagus lacks the normal peristaltic motions that help food move through the digestive system....more »
    19. Achalasia, primary
     A rare motor disorder of the esophagus characterized by inability of the lower esophageal sphincter and esophageal muscle to relax as well as dilation of the esophagus. The disorder is not associated with any other disease or disorder....more »
    20. Achard syndrome
     An inherited connective tissue disorder characterized primarily by a short head, long, slender bones, recessed lower jaw and loose hand and foot joints....more »
    21. Achard-Thiers Syndrome
     A hormonal disorder that occurs in diabetic postmenopausal women. It is characterized by diabetes mellitus and hirsuitism....more »
    22. Achluophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the night or darkness....more »
    23. Achrestic anemia
     Achrestic anemia is a form of anemia similar to that caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency but it doesn't respond to treatment with Vitamin B12. The condition tends to progress slowly and can result in death if not treated. There are a variety of possible caus...more »
    24. Achromatopsia
     Patients who have achromatopsia (sometimes called achromatopia) do not have normal "cone vision.". Although the term may refer to acquired disorders such as color agnosia and cerebral achromatopsia, it typically refers to an autosomal recessive congenital...more »
    25. Acid reflux / heartburn
    26. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    27. Acoustic neuroma
     A benign tumor of the 8th cranial nerve which lies in the tube connecting the inner ear to the brain....more »
    28. Acquired agranulocytosis
     A blood disorder characterized by low levels of white blood cells (granular leukocytes) in the circulating blood. The condition is usually caused by certain drugs especially chemotherapy drugs....more »
    29. Acquired angioedema
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative or autoimmune disorders which result in the dysfu...more »
    30. Acrocephalopolydactyly II
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by head, hand and genital anomalies as well as mental retardation....more »
    31. Acrocephalopolysyndactyly, type 2 (ACPS 2)
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature closing of skull bones, craniofacial abnormalities, heart defects, growth retardation and other disorders....more »
    32. Acrocephalosyndactyly Syndrome type 5
     A rare genetic disorder where some of the skull bones fuse too early which affects the size and shape of the skull and face. Thumb and toe abnormalities are also present. There are three types of Pfeiffer syndrome with varying degrees of severity....more »
    33. Acrocephalosyndactyly type 3 (ACPS 3)
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include brachycephaly, ear deformities as well as craniofacial, finger and bone abnormalit...more »
    34. Acrocephalosyndactyly type 5 (ACPS 5)
     A rare genetic disorder where some of the skull bones fuse too early which affects the size and shape of the skull and face. Thumb and toe abnormalities are also present. There are three types of Pfeiffer syndrome with varying degrees of severity....more »
    35. Acrodermatitis Enteropathica
     A rare inherited malabsorption disorder where the body is unable to absorb zinc in adequate quantities....more »
    36. Acrofacial dysostosis Catania form
     One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Catania form is very rare....more »
    37. Acrofacial dysostosis Preis type
     One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Preis type is very rare and the range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    38. Acrofacial dysostosis Rodriguez type
     One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Rodriguez type is very rare and primarily involves severe limb and organ malformations....more »
    39. Acrofacial dysostosis, Palagonia type
     One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Palagonia type is very rare and the symptoms are relatively mild....more »
    40. Acrofrontofacionasal dysostosis syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by abnormalities of the bones of the skeleton as well as mental retardation. Various facial, eye and urogenital anomalies are also present....more »
    41. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    42. Acromelic frontonasal dysplasia
     A very rare genetic malformation syndrome characterized by developmental abnormalities of the face and brain....more »
    43. Acroosteolysis dominant type
     A rare inherited connective tissue disorder characterized by breakdown of bone especially in the ends of the fingers and toes....more »
    44. Acrorenal mandibular syndrome
     A very rare condition characterized by a split hand or foot deformity, kidney abnormalities and underdeveloped lower jaw....more »
    45. Actinomycetales infection
     A bacterial infection from the order of Actinobacteria. The range of symptoms is variable depending on which bacteria from the order is involved....more »
    46. Acute (or transient) urinary incontinence
     Acute (or Transient) Incontinence is caused by a new or recent medical problem that can be treated....more »
    47. Acute Appendicitis
     Infection of the appendix...more »
    48. Acute Bronchitis
     Respiratory inflammation of the bronchi leading to the lungs...more »
    49. Acute Chemical poisoning -- Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha
     Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha is an ingredient used in certain pesticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acut...more »
    50. Acute Interstitial Pneumonia
     A relatively uncommon form of pneumonia that has no apparent cause. Symptoms tend to develop over a period of six months to one and a half years....more »
    51. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    52. Acute Renal Failure
     Syndrome characterised by rapid decline in kidney function with accumulation of waste products in the blood, occurring over a period of days to weeks...more »
    53. Acute Sinusitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction affecting the sinuses...more »
    54. Acute elemental mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of elemental mercury can lead to breathing and lung symptoms of various degrees of severity depending on the level of exposure....more »
    55. Acute lower respiratory conditions
     An acute condition that occurs in the lower respiratory tract...more »
    56. Acute mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of mercury vapor can lead to serious symptoms and even death if sufficient quantities are inhaled. Mercury inhalation is more likely in confined or poorly ventilated spaces. Mercury from a broken thermometer can lead to symptoms if it occurs in...more »
    57. Acute mountain sickness
     A condition that occurs when an un-acclimatized person climbs to high altitudes....more »
    58. 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 »
    59. Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
     A rare form of bacterial oral infection which causes inflammation and ulceration of the gums. The infection results in an excess number of the bacteria which are normally found in healthy mouths. Certain viruses may be a factor in allowing the overgrowth ...more »
    60. Acute pharyngitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction of the pharynx...more »
    61. Acute upper respiratory infection
     Upper respiratory tract infections, are the illnesses caused by an acute infection which involves the upper respiratory tract: nose, sinuses, pharynx or larynx...more »
    62. Acute vitamin A toxicity
     Acute ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms. Symptoms usually only last for a day or two....more »
    63. Adam and Eve poisoning
     The Adam and Eve plant is a herb with heart-shaped leaves found in Europe. The plant contains a poisonous chemical called calcium oxalate crystals which can cause a variety of symptoms if ingested. Eye exposure can also cause symptoms due to the abrasive ...more »
    64. Adducted thumb syndrome recessive form
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by a small head, arthrogryposis (joint contractures), cleft palate and various other abnormalities....more »
    65. 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 »
    66. Adducted thumbs Dundar type
     A rare disorder characterized by a thumb abnormality as well as mental retardation, foot defects and other anomalies....more »
    67. Adenocarcinoma of lung
     A tumor that develops in the lining of the lung. The tumor is usually slow growing....more »
    68. Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar
     A form of lung cancer that develops in the bronchioles or alveoli....more »
    69. Adenocarcinoma, Follicular
     A type of cancer of the thyroid gland....more »
    70. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
     Salivary gland type malignant neoplasm arising from bronchial seromucinous glands. Composed of epithelial and myoepithelial cells in cribriform, tubular and solid growth patterns....more »
    71. Adenoid disorders
     A disorder of the adenoids of the throat...more »
    72. Adenoiditis
     Infection of the adenoids in the nasal-throat region...more »
    73. Adenophorea Infections
     A parasitic roundworm infection. Roundworms can be found in water and soil environments as well as on plants and in animals....more »
    74. Adenoviridae Infections
     Infection with a virus from the Adenoviridae family. The most common sites for infection are membrane linings such as the intestines, respiratory and urinary tract and the eyes. The infection may result in a range of symptoms depending on the particular v...more »
    75. Adenovirus infection in immunocompromised patients
     Infection with a virus from the Adenoviridae family that occurs in a patient with a weakened immune system. The infection in these people is serious and can be fatal. The infection may result in a range of symptoms depending on the particular virus involv...more »
    76. Adenovirus-related Cold
     An Adenovirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Adenovirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    77. Adenoviruses
     Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments....more »
    78. Adrenal Cancer
     A malignant cancer that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal ho...more »
    79. Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
     A tumor that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal hormones made...more »
    80. Adrenal adenoma, familial
     A benign tumor that develops in the adrenal gland and tends to run in families. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormon...more »
    81. Adrenal gland hyperfunction
     Excessive activity of the adrenal gland which causes excessive production of one or more adrenal hormones (aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine). The increased adrenal gland activity may be caused by an adrenal...more »
    82. Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital type 3
     A group of disorders that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the degree of deficiency....more »
    83. Adrenal incidentaloma
     A tumor of the adrenal gland that is discovered incidentally while performing an imaging examination for reasons other than an adrenal tumor. The tumor may be asymptomatic or can causes excessive secretion of adrenal hormones and resulting symptoms. The t...more »
    84. Adrenocortical carcinoma
     A condition which is characterized by malignancy which affects the adrenocortex....more »
    85. Adrenoleukodystrophy
     A rare disorder which has characteristic symptoms of Addison disease (adrenocortical insufficiency) and Schilder disease (cerebral sclerosis). Bronze skin, brain sclerosis and demyelination are the main symptoms....more »
    86. Adult Panic-Anxiety Syndrome
     A psychiatric disorder involving anxiety and panic attacks that occur for no obvious reason....more »
    87. Adult SMA
     Form of Spinal Muscular Atrophy in adults....more »
    88. 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 »
    89. Adult-onset asthma
     Adult-onset asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during adulthood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. Allergies account for about half the cases of adult-onset asthma....more »
    90. Adverse reaction to chemical -- Allyl trichloride
     Allyl trichloride is a chemical used mainly as a varnish or paint remover, cleaning agent or degreasing agent. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The severity of symptoms varies amongst patients....more »
    91. African milk bush poisoning
     The African milk bush originated from African and is a shrubby plant with small flowers. The milky sap contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if it is eaten or if the sap comes into contact with the skin or eyes. It can cause severe skin irrit...more »
    92. Agapanthus poisoning
     The agapanthus is a flowering herb with long leaves, long thick stems and a cluster of blue or white flowers. The plant originated in South Africa. Skin and eye exposure to sap from the plant can cause irritation and eating the plant can cause severe mout...more »
    93. Aggressive fibromatosis -- parapharyngeal space
     A type of tumor that occur near in the space around the pharynx and is locally invasive but not malignant. They tend to occur mainly in the head and neck region and symptoms depend on the exact location and aggressiveness of the tumor. Tumors often reoccu...more »
    94. Aglossia
     A rare birth defect where the tongue is missing or underdeveloped. Often other anomalies are also present e.g. missing parts of hands and feet, small jaw and oral webbing....more »
    95. Aglossia-Adactylia syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of a missing tongue with missing fingers or toes. Other malformations are also variably present....more »
    96. Aglossia-Hypoactylia syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of a missing tongue with missing fingers or toes. Other malformations are also variably present....more »
    97. Agnathia-holoprosencephaly-situs inversus
     A very rare disorder characterized by a small or absent jaw, developmental brain defect and internal organs situated on the wrong side of the body (situs inversus). The severity and range of symptoms is variable....more »
    98. Agnathia-microstomia-synotia
     A rare disorder characterized by an absent or very small lower jaw, small mouth and ear lobes which are very close together or even fused (synotia)....more »
    99. Agranulocytosis
     Total lack of granulocytes in the blood...more »
    100. Airborne allergy
     An airborne allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to airborne allergens such as pollen, mold spores and house dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    101. Airway Obstruction
     A blockage in the breathing tubes. The blockage can occur for many different reasons such as tumors, severe allergic reaction, bacterial infections, foreign bodies or trauma. The degree of obstruction will determine how seriously breathing is impaired....more »
    102. Aksu von Stockhausen syndrome
     A rare condition observed in a Turkish family and characterized by various head and neck malformations that have resulted from abnormal development of the branchial arches....more »
    103. Al Awadi syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized primarily by severe malformations involving the limbs and pelvis....more »
    104. Al Awadi-Raas-Rothschild syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized primarily by severe malformations involving the limbs and pelvis. The exact type and severity of symptoms is variable. Most cases appear to occur in cases where the parents were related....more »
    105. Al Gazali Hirschsprung syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by Hirschsprung disease (an intestinal disorder), nail abnormalities and facial anomalies....more »
    106. Al Gazali Sabrinathan Nair syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by bone and eye problems, seizures and mental retardation....more »
    107. Al Gazali-Khidr-Prem Chandran
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, eye problems and an unusual cherubic facial appearance....more »
    108. Al Gazali-Khidr-Prem Chandran syndrome
    109. Alagille Syndrome
     A genetic disorder affecting the liver and characterized by the absence of some or all of the liver bile ducts that transport bile within the liver....more »
    110. Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy
     A rare genetic disorder where the body fails to recognize and respond to the parathyroid hormone. The parathyroid hormone is involved in controlling the blood levels of calcium and phosphate....more »
    111. Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing syndrome
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can result in symptoms similar to a condition called Cushing's syndrome. When alcohol consumption is stopped, symptoms regress....more »
    112. Alexander Syndrome
     Brain myelin disorder causing mental degeneration....more »
    113. Algophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pain...more »
    114. Allain Babin Demarquez syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by premature fusion of skullbones, abnormal development of skeletal bones and hypertension....more »
    115. Allergenic cross-reactivity
     Studies have indicated that a significant number of people with certain allergies will also have allergic responses to other allergens which have a similar protein. For example patients allergic to birch pollen will often have allergies to plant foods suc...more »
    116. Allergic asthma
     Allergic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of a...more »
    117. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
     An allergic reaction to a particular fungus called Aspergillus....more »
    118. Allergic tension-fatigue syndrome
     Variable symptoms caused by food allergy....more »
    119. Allergies
     Immune system over-reaction to various substances....more »
    120. Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
     A rare disorder characterized by the development of lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children....more »
    121. Alport syndrome -- mental retardation -- midface hypoplasia -- elliptocytosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of Alport syndrome, mental retardation, underdeveloped midface and a blood abnormality (elliptocytosis). Alport syndrome is an inherited condition involving progressive kidney damage and hearing loss....more »
    122. Alveolar Hydatid Disease
     Rare multi-organ tapeworm infection caught from animals....more »
    123. Alveolitis, extrinsic allergic
     A lung disease that tends to occur in people with jobs where they are frequently exposed to organic dust inhalation....more »
    124. Alzheimer disease 10
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 10 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 10p13....more »
    125. Alzheimer disease 12
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 12 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 8p12-q22....more »
    126. Alzheimer disease 13
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 1q21. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality a...more »
    127. Alzheimer disease 14
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 1q25. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality a...more »
    128. Alzheimer disease 15
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 3q22-q24. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personali...more »
    129. Alzheimer disease 16
     Alzheimer disease 16 (late-onset) is a form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome Xq21.3. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thi...more »
    130. Alzheimer disease 2, late-onset
     Alzheimer disease 2 (late-onset) is a form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 19q13.2. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thi...more »
    131. Alzheimer disease 3, (early-onset Alzheimer disease)
     Alzheimer disease 3 is an early-onset form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q24.3. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thi...more »
    132. Alzheimer disease 5
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 5 has a late onset and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 12p11....more »
    133. Alzheimer disease 6
     A genetic form of Alzheimer's. Type 6 has a late onset and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 10q24....more »
    134. Alzheimer disease 7
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 7 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 10p13....more »
    135. Alzheimer disease 8
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 8 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 20p....more »
    136. Alzheimer disease 9
     A genetic form of Alzheimer's. Type 9 has a late onset and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 19p13.2....more »
    137. Alzheimer disease, early-onset, with cerebral amyloid angiopathy
     An early-onset form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 21q21. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personalit...more »
    138. Alzheimer disease, familial, 1
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 21q. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality an...more »
    139. Alzheimer disease, familial, 11
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 9p22.1. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality...more »
    140. Alzheimer disease, familial, 3, with spastic paraparesis and apraxia
     This form of Alzheimer's is an early-onset form of Alzheimer's that is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q24.3. It is characterized by features which are atypical for Alzheimer's - spastic paraparesis which occurs before the dementia symptoms and apraxia...more »
    141. Alzheimer disease, familial, 3, with spastic paraparesis and unusual plaques
     This form of Alzheimer's is an early-onset form of Alzheimer's that is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q24.3. It is characterized by features which are atypical for Alzheimer's - spastic paraparesis which occurs before the dementia symptoms and unusual...more »
    142. Alzheimer disease, familial, 4
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 1q31-q42. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personali...more »
    143. Alzheimer's Disease
     Dementia-causing brain disease mostly in seniors and the elderly....more »
    144. Amaryllis poisoning
     The Amaryllis plant is a bulbous, flowering herb which originated from South America. The bulb contains alkaloids such as lycorine which are toxic but a large quantity would need to be eaten to cause poisoning....more »
    145. Amelogenesis imperfecta, hypoplastic/hypomaturation, X-linked 1
     Amelogenesis imperfecta is an inherited tooth development disorder characterized by tooth enamel defects. The hypoplastic/hypomaturation X-linked 1 form is characterized by thin tooth enamel which is of normal strength. The surface of the enamel varies fr...more »
    146. Aminopterin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to ? during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    147. Amitriptyline toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    148. Amoxapine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    149. Amphetamine abuse
     Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"...more »
    150. Ampola syndrome
     A rare genetic disease characterized primarily by mental retardation, facial anomalies, short stature, seizures and finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    151. Amyloidosis, inflammatory
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage and is potentially fatal. Symptoms depend on the organs involved. Secondary amyloidosis is caused by a chron...more »
    152. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
     A motor neuron disease involving progressive degeneration and eventual destruction of the function of nerves that control voluntary movement....more »
    153. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2, juvenile
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 2 is caused by a defect on chromosome 2q33....more »
    154. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 18q21....more »
    155. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 6
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 16q12....more »
    156. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 7
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 7 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20p13....more »
    157. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 8
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 9 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20q13.3 and is a dominantly inherited, late-onset form....more »
    158. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 1 is characterized by adult onset and relatively fast progression of symptoms. It usua...more »
    159. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 2 is characterized by childhood or adolescent onset of symptoms which progress very sl...more »
    160. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 3
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is characterized late adulthood onset of symptoms which progress slowly over 5 years...more »
    161. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 4
     A generally fatal progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 4 is characterized by the onset of symptoms before the age of 25 and slow progression over the ne...more »
    162. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between 1 and 20 y...more »
    163. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 7
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 7 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between less than ...more »
    164. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 8 is characterized by adult onset and relatively slow progression of symptoms. It occu...more »
    165. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, type 6
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 16q12....more »
    166. Analgesic asthma syndrome
     Asthma caused by the use of pain-killing and anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin....more »
    167. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....more »
    168. Anchovy poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some anchovies contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    169. Ancylostoma duodenale
     An infestation with Ancylostoma duodenale which is a parasitic hookwork whichcan cause serious disease in humans - usually occurs in people who work barefoot in damp soil. The hookworms suck blood from the intestines of the host which can result in anemia...more »
    170. Andersen-Tawil syndrome
     A rare disorder where a genetic mutation causes periods of muscle weakness, heart rhythm abnormalities and various physical development abnormalities. It is believed to be caused by problems with the way the body utilizes potassium....more »
    171. Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
     Females with male XY genetics but inability to respond to testosterone....more »
    172. Androgen insensitivity syndrome, partial
     A rare inherited condition where males are partially insensitive to the male hormones which results in varying degrees of feminization. The effect of the condition can range from the presence of normal female sexual characteristics to normal male sexual c...more »
    173. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    174. Anemia of pregnancy
     Anemia of pregnancy is anemia that occurs during pregnancy. Women's bodies have a greater demand for iron during pregnancy and if intake is not sufficient, anemia can result. Anemia in pregnant women can lead to infant problems such as premature birth, fe...more »
    175. Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
     A lack of fully functioning red blood cells due to a deficiency of iron. The iron allows the body to make hemoglobin in red blood cells which in turn allows the red blood cell to carry oxygen....more »
    176. Anemia, hypochromic microcytic
     A blood disorder where red blood cells are too small and lack sufficient iron. It can be inherited or caused by insufficient iron in the diet or from a genetic disorder....more »
    177. Angelman syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a puppet-like gait, fits of laughter and characteristic facial features....more »
    178. Angelman-Like Syndrome, X-linked
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    179. Angina
     A special type of chest pain....more »
    180. Angioedema
     Severe and dangerous form of hives with swelling...more »
    181. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. The symptoms are determined by the location and number of growths. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the pla...more »
    182. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia -- hyaline-vascular type
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the plasma cell type which tends to have more severe symptoms. The hyaline...more »
    183. 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 »
    184. Angiosarcoma
     Angiosarcomas are a relatively rare type of malignant tumors that develop from blood vessel tissues. The cancer tends to occur mainly in the liver, skin, breasts and deep soft tissues. The cancer is prone to metastasis to the lymphatic system and is consi...more »
    185. Animal allergy
     An animal allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to animals such as cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of the animal. Animals frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. T...more »
    186. Aniridia -- renal agenesis -- psychomotor retardation
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by missing irises of the eye, kidney developmental problems and mental retardation....more »
    187. Ankylosis of teeth
     A rare genetic disorder where the teeth fuse to the bone which can prevent them from erupting. Varying numbers of teeth may be affected....more »
    188. Ankylostomiasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines....more »
    189. Anophthalmia -- megalocornea -- cardiopathy -- skeletal anomalies
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by absent or very small eyes, large corneas, congenital heart defects and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    190. Anthracosis
     A condition characterized by the accumulation of carbon in the lungs caused by inhaled smoke or coal dust...more »
    191. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....more »
    192. Anthurium poisoning
     Anthuriums have dark, glossy, heart-shaped leaves with glossy, heart-shaped flowers which can be red, white or other colors. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which an cause severe mouth pain if eaten. Large amounts would need to be eaten to cau...more »
    193. Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody-mediated disease
     A kidney disorder involving varying degrees of kidney impairment. Severe cases lead to kidney failure whereas mild cases have normal kidney function....more »
    194. 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 »
    195. Antithyroid drugs -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Antithyroid drugs during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the lev...more »
    196. Anxiety
     A feeling of apprehension, and fear without apparent stimulus that is associated sometime with somatic responses...more »
    197. Anxiety conditions
     Medical conditions related to anxiety, fear, and panic....more »
    198. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
     Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts....more »
    199. Aortic arch anomaly with peculiar facies and mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, characteristic facial anomalies and abnormal position of the aorta....more »
    200. Apert syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of the face and head as well as finger and toe abnormalities. The bones of the skull fuse together too early which prevents it from growing normally. Various toes and fingers may be fused t...more »
    201. Aplasia of lacrimal and salivary glands
     A rare inherited disorder involving the absence of the salivary and tear-producing glands....more »
    202. Apnea of prematurity
     AOP occurs in infants who are born prematurely (before 34 weeks of pregnancy)....more »
    203. Arachnodactyly -- Intellectual Deficit -- Dysmorphism
     A rare condition characterized by long thin digits, reduced intelligence characteristic facial appearance....more »
    204. Arachnodactyly -- mental retardation -- dysmorphism
     A very rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, unusual facial features and long, thin fingers and toes....more »
    205. Aralia poisoning
     Aralia is an evergreen shrub which produces clusters of small white flowers. The plant originated in Asia and Africa. The plant contains a toxic chemical called saponic glycoside and can cause skin irritation if skin contact occurs or other symptoms if ea...more »
    206. Arbovirus
     Any group of viruses transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and ticks...more »
    207. Arizona Bark Scorpion poisoning
     A bite from the Arizona Bark scorpion contains chemicals toxic to the nerve system and can cause serious, life-threatening symptoms....more »
    208. Arnold Stickler Bourne syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by muscle problems in hands, mouth and pharynx, kidney anomalies and corneal crystals....more »
    209. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. The extent of the deformity is greater in type 2 than type 1 and hence the symptoms are more severe and are often associated with a myelomeningocele (opening of the spine ...more »
    210. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 3
     An extremely rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. Type 3 involves the herniation of brain or brain stem tissue out of the back of the neck or head. The condition generally has a poor prognosis....more »
    211. Aromatic amino acid decarboxylase deficiency
     A rare inborn error of metabolism involving the deficiency of an enzyme (aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase) needed to process aromatic amino acids. This results in a deficiency of neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin. The condition manifests...more »
    212. Arterial tortuosity syndrome
     A rare disorder which affects the connective tissue that makes up blood vessels resulting in various arterial abnormalities. Connective tissue abnormalities also affect the skin and joints....more »
    213. Arthrogryposis -- epileptic seizures -- migrational brain disorder
     A rare disorder characterized by congenital joint contractures, epileptic seizures and brain development abnormalities. It can be caused by fetal exposure to alcohol or chemical products....more »
    214. Arthrogryposis IUGR thoracic dystrophy
     A very rare syndrome characterized by congenital joint contractures, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and ribcage abnormalities....more »
    215. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia
     A rare congenital syndrome involving degeneration of the brain and spinal cord and characterized by facial, head, skeletal and muscular abnormalities. Reduced fetal activity causes many of the problems....more »
    216. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita type 2B
     A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that also involves craniofacial abnormalities....more »
    217. 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 »
    218. Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2B
     A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that also involves craniofacial abnormalities....more »
    219. Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2E
     A rare syndrome characterized by contractures of the fingers and jaw....more »
    220. Asbestos conditions
     Medical conditions caused be exposure to asbestos dust...more »
    221. Asbestosis
     Lung condition from asbestos exposure...more »
    222. Ascaris lumbricoides
     Common roundworm infecting human intestines. Causing restlessness, fever, diarrhea....more »
    223. Ascher's Syndrome
    224. Asherson syndrome
     The failure of a muscle at the top of the esophagus to relax and allow food and liquid to pass through. Liquid and even food may accidentally be inhaled and can lead to pneumonia and death in some cases....more »
    225. Asiatic porpoise poisoning
     The Asiatic porpoise is eaten mainly in China. Eating the liver, internal organs and muscle tissue of the Asiatic porpoise can cause poisoning symptoms in humans if sufficient quantities are consumed. The nature of the toxin is unknown but it is believed ...more »
    226. Aspergillosis
     Infection with a fungus called Aspergillus....more »
    227. Aspirin-induced asthma
     Aspirin-induced asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is triggered by the use of aspirin. A significant number of patients with aspirin-induced asthma also have steroid-dependant asthma where they require regular steroidal ast...more »
    228. Asrar-Facharzt-Haque syndrome
     A form of sinus histiocytosis characterized by lymphadenopathy as well as involvement of other tissues such as the sinus cavity, skin, lungs, bone, eyes, kidneys, testes, head and neck area and the central nervous system. Symptoms vary according to the or...more »
    229. Asthma
     Repeated attacks of breathing difficulty....more »
    230. Asthma in Adults
    231. Asthma in Children
    232. Asthma in pregnancy
     Asthma in pregnancy refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is occurs during pregnancy. Women who are pregnancy may decide to stop taking their asthma medication in order to reduce the perceived risk of side effects to the developing f...more »
    233. Asthma, Exercise-Induced
     Breathing problems caused by exercise. Patients who suffer from asthma and allergic rhinitis are particularly prone to the condition. Factors such as reduced humidity, cold temperatures, high levels of pollen, poor physical fitness, respiratory infections...more »
    234. Asthma-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to asthma, or having similar symptoms....more »
    235. Asthma-like cough symptoms
     Asthma is a chronic disease causing airway constriction along with inflammation and excess collection of mucus in the airways leading to breathing difficulty....more »
    236. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 1
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 14q22.1....more »
    237. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 2
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 7p15-p14....more »
    238. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 3
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 2p16....more »
    239. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 4
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 1p31....more »
    240. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 5
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 12q14.3....more »
    241. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 6
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 17q21....more »
    242. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 7
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 1q32.1....more »
    243. Asthmatic Bronchitis
     A variant of asthma where cough, either chronic or during an exacerbation following a viral infection, is the main or only symptom...more »
    244. Ataxia -- diabetes -- goiter -- gonadal insufficiency
     A rare disorder characterized by diabetes, goiter, insufficient hormone production by the gonads and progressive ataxia....more »
    245. Ataxia Telangiectasia
     A rare inherited childhood disorder involving progressive degeneration of the nervous system....more »
    246. Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis
     A rare neurological disorder caused by abnormal brainstem development and function....more »
    247. Athabaskan severe combined immunodeficiency
     A severe immunodeficiency disorder found in Navajo and Apache populations....more »
    248. Athetoid Cerebral Palsy
     Cerebral palsy is movement disorder originating from some sort of damage to the brain. There are a few different types of cerebral palsy e.g. spastic, athetoid and ataxic. Athetoid cerebral palsy is characterized by athetoid movements which are slow, writ...more »
    249. Atkin-Flatiz syndrome
     A rare, X-linked syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation and facial anomalies....more »
    250. Atopic asthma
     Atopic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of ast...more »
    251. 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 »
    252. Aureobasidium exposure
     Aureobasidium is a type of fungus which is capable of causing a variety of diseases in humans. The fungus is most often found in damp places either inside the home or in the environment. It is often pinkish or blackish. It is a rare cause of disease and i...more »
    253. Auriculo-condylar syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by variable ear and jaw abnormalities....more »
    254. Australian Umbrella Tree poisoning
     The Australian Umbrella tree is an evergreen shrub or tree which originated in Asia. The sap of the plant contains oxalate which can cause irritation symptoms. Skin contact with the sap from the plant can result in irritation and eating parts of the plant...more »
    255. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The severity of the condition varies depending on the underlying cause e.g. cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, ...more »
    256. Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia
     Autoimmune disorder causing a lack of blood platelets....more »
    257. 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 »
    258. 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 »
    259. Autonomic nerve disorders
     A disorder of the nervous system concerned with regulation of activity of cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and glands, usually restricted to the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems...more »
    260. Autonomic neuropathy
     A disorder of the nervous system concerned with regulation of activity of cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and glands, usually restricted to the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems...more »
    261. Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia, type 11
    262. Avellis's syndrome
     Damage to a part of the brain stem (nucleus ambiguous) which affects signals being sent to the vagus nerve which controls the pharynx and larynx. Paralysis occurs on one side of the palate and vocal cord and loss of sensation in the other side of the body...more »
    263. Azalea poisoning
     Bacillus cereus is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. There are two types: Type I causes mainly vomiting and is associated with fried rice whereas type II causes mainly diarrhea and is associated with meats, ...more »
    264. Azotemia, familial
     A rare condition where high serum urea level is inherited in a familial pattern. The high level of urea occurs despite normal kidney function....more »
    265. BANF acoustic neurinoma
     A type of tumor that affects hearing and is associated with a condition called BANF (bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis). The tumor is benign an occurs in the cells that form the myelin sheath of the vestibulocochlear nerve. The symptoms vary depending ...more »
    266. BBB syndrome, X-linked
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by defects along the midline of the body. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerably. There are two subtypes of the disorder: type I is inherited in a X-linked manner and type II is inherited in an autoso...more »
    267. Babinski-Nageotte syndrome
     A rare disorder caused by damage to a part of the brain (medullobulbar transitional area) which causes a variety of neurological symptoms, some of which affect only one side of the body....more »
    268. Back tumour
     The presence of tumour growth in the vertebra, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    269. Bacterial pericarditis
     Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) due to a bacterial infection. It can occur as a complication of a bacterial infection in some other part of the body. It is most often a complication of a respiratory infecti...more »
    270. Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome
     A very rare, potentially fatal infection caused by toxins produced by bacteria, especially bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. The condition is often associated with tampon use but can originate from other sources....more »
    271. Bagassosis
     Inhalation of sugarcane dust particles in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to th...more »
    272. Bagassosis -- Thermoactinomyces sacchari
     Inhalation of sugarcane dust particles contaminated with fungus (Thermoactinomyces sacchari) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result fr...more »
    273. Balloon cell metastatic melanoma
     Balloon cell melanoma, a variant of malignant melanoma, has been reported on rare occasions in animals and is uncommon in man. Such tumours have variable numbers of large, round to polygonal cells with abundant, clear, often vacuolated cytoplasm containin...more »
    274. Balsam apple poisoning
     The Balsam apple is a climbing vine which produces yellowish fruit. The fruit contains toxins - resin, saponic glycoside and alkaloids - which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Large amounts of the fruit or seeds to be consumed to cause toxicity. The l...more »
    275. Balsam pear poisoning
     The Balsam pear is a climbing vine which produces yellowish fruit. The fruit contains toxins - resin, saponic glycoside and alkaloids - which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Large amounts of the fruit or seeds to be consumed to cause toxicity. The le...more »
    276. Bamforth syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning....more »
    277. Bangstad syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by diabetes, goiter, insufficient hormone production by the gonads and progressive ataxia....more »
    278. Barakat syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by deafness, kidney disease and insufficiency parathyroid hormone production....more »
    279. Baritosis
     A lung condition caused by breathing in barium dust or barium containing compounds. It is generally a benign condition that doesn't cause symptoms other than irritation....more »
    280. Barley Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of barley particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immu...more »
    281. Barotitis Media
     Middle ear injury due to eustachian tube blockage...more »
    282. Barotrauma
     Damage to the lungs, ear or sinuses caused by rapid or extreme changes in air pressure....more »
    283. Barrett syndrome
     Barrett's syndrome refers to cellular changes in the lower portion of the oesophagus as a result of chronic reflux. The changes in the cells of the esophagus can lead to cancer of the esophagus (adenocarcinoma)....more »
    284. Barrett's esophagus
     Damage to the cells lining the esophagus usually from refluxed acid....more »
    285. Bartenwerfer syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by dwarfism and facial and skeletal abnormalities. The disorder is a variant of Morquio disease....more »
    286. Bartsocas Papa syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by webbing of skin as well as various other physical and mental abnormalities....more »
    287. Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive
     A neurological disease that affects the part of the brain called the basal ganglia. The disease responds well to biotin administration but relapses within a month if the biotin is stopped. If the condition is diagnosed late or there are recurring episodes...more »
    288. Basan syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by skin, hair and nail abnormalities....more »
    289. Basilar artery insufficiency
     It refers to a temporary set of symptoms due to decreased blood flow in the posterior circulation of the brain....more »
    290. Basilar artery insufficiency syndrome
     A range of symptoms caused by impaired blood flow through the basilar artery. The symptoms may come and go according to variation in blood flow through the basilar artery. The blood flow may be impaired by such things as thrombosis, narrowed artery and bl...more »
    291. Bd syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of mental retardation, small eyes and a movement disorder....more »
    292. Bearsfoot hellebore poisoning
     The Bearsfoot hellebore is a relatively small, flowering evergreen plant which originated in Europe. All parts of the plant contain protoanemonin which can be toxic if large quantities are consumed....more »
    293. Beau's syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by heart insufficiency and inability of the heart ventricles to completely empty of blood....more »
    294. Behcet's Disease
     Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas....more »
    295. Bejel
     An infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum which is similar to the organism that causes syphilis but is not sexually transmitted....more »
    296. Bell's Palsy
     A usually temporary facial nerve disorder where a part or all of the face becomes suddenly paralysed....more »
    297. Ben-Ari-Shuper-Mimouni syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal development of the structure separating the two halves of the brain as well as duplicated ureters that collect the urine from the kidney and deliver it to the bladder....more »
    298. Benign lung Tumor
     Benign lung tumors are a heterogenous group of neoplastic lesions originating from pulmonary structures....more »
    299. Bentham-Driessen-Hanveld syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of undescended testes, long thin fingers and mental retardation....more »
    300. Bergman syndrome
     A rare disorder which may be acquired or present at birth. A part of the stomach pushes above the diaphragm and compresses the chest organs which can produce various symptoms....more »
    301. Berry aneurysm, cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema, and cerebral calcification
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by brain aneurysms, liver cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema and calcification of the brain (cerebrum)....more »
    302. Berylliosis
     A condition that results from inhalation of beryllium in to form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected and the affects can occur immediately or after long term exposure....more »
    303. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    304. 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 »
    305. Bindewald-Ulmer-Muller syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a heart defect, and mental and growth retardation....more »
    306. Bird allergy
     A bird allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to birds. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the bird. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respons...more »
    307. 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 »
    308. Bird-headed dwarfism with progressive ataxia, Insulin-resistant diabetes, goiter and primary gonadal insufficiency
     A rare disorder characterized by diabetes, goiter, insufficient hormone production by the gonads and progressive ataxia....more »
    309. Black mustard poisoning
     Black mustard is commonly used as a spice or seasoning as well as a beneficial oil in naturopathy. It contains a chemical called ally isothiocyanate which can cause severe skin and respiratory system irritation in humans. Mustard oil is sold illegally in ...more »
    310. Blastomycosis
     A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement....more »
    311. Blepharophimosis -- nasal groove -- growth delay
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eyelid abnormalities, retarded growth and a nasal groove....more »
    312. Blepharophimosis -- nasal groove -- growth retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eyelid abnormalities, retarded growth and a nasal groove....more »
    313. Blepharophimosis telecanthus microstomia
     A rare syndrome characterized by a flat face, small mouth and ear anomaly as well as a range of other abnormalities....more »
    314. Blepharoptosis -- aortic anomaly
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by the presence of droopy upper eyelids and an abnormal aorta....more »
    315. Blethen-Wenick-Hawkins syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, skeletal abnormalities and reduced pituitary gland functioning....more »
    316. Blue and bloated syndrome
     Heart and breathing problems that occur in obese patients that can cause reduced blood oxygenation especially while sleeping....more »
    317. Bogart-Bacall syndrome
     A voice disorder caused by vocal cord abuse or overuse. It most often occurs in singers or people who regularly speak outside their normal vocal range....more »
    318. Boltshauser Syndrome
     Boltshauser Syndrome is a rare condition reported in a few generations in one family. The condition is characterized by paralysis of the vocal cords, deafness and movement problems....more »
    319. Bonefish poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some bonefish contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    320. Bork-Stender-Schmidt syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by unusual hair, retinal disease, dental problems and short fingers....more »
    321. Boston Ivy poisoning
     The leaves of the Boston Ivy plant oxalates which is toxic to humans. The severity of symptoms depends on the quantity of leaves consumed. Skin symptoms can also occur if the skin comes into contact with the leaves....more »
    322. Botulism food poisoning
     Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms....more »
    323. 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 »
    324. Box Jellyfish poisoning
     A sting from the Box jellyfish contains a chemical which is toxic to the nerves, heart and skin. This jellyfish is mainly found in the waters of Northern Queensland in Australia. The tentacles should not be removed from the patient as it can cause further...more »
    325. Box thorn poisoning
     The leaves of the Box thorn plant contain a toxic chemical called atropine and possibly other toxic compounds. The box thorn plant is a spiny-stemmed shrub which originated in Europe. Symptoms can be quite serious depending on the quantity of the plant in...more »
    326. Brachycephaly -- deafness -- cataract -- mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a short head, deafness, cataracts and mental retardation....more »
    327. Brachycephaly -- deafness -- cataract -- microstomia -- mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a short head, deafness, cataracts and mental retardation....more »
    328. Brachyphalangy, polydactyly, and tibial aplasia/hypoplasia
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short digits, extra digits and a small or absent shin bone....more »
    329. Branchial arch syndrome X-linked
     A rare syndrome characterized by a range of abnormalities such as facial anomalies, impaired hearing, short stature, learning disability and branchial arch defects....more »
    330. Branchial clefts with characteristic facies, growth retardation, imperforate nasolacrimal duct
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by branchial defects, tear duct obstruction and pseudocleft of the upper lip....more »
    331. Branchial clefts with characteristic facies, growth retardation, imperforate nasolacrimal duct, and
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by branchial defects, tear duct obstruction and pseudocleft of upper lip....more »
    332. Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by branchial defects, lacrimal duct obstruction and pseudocleft of upper lip....more »
    333. Breathing-related sleep disorder
     Breathing-related sleep disorder refers to a spectrum of breathing anomalies ranging from chronic or habitual snoring to upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) to frank obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or, in some cases, obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OH...more »
    334. Breynia officinalis poisoning
     Ingestion of the Breynia officinalis plant can cause irritation to mucosal linings and liver problems. The plant is often used as a herbal drug (Chi R Yun) to treat such things as poor growth, heart failure and venereal disease....more »
    335. 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 »
    336. Broken jaw
     Fracture of the jaw bone (mandible)...more »
    337. Broken neck
     Fracture of the bone or bones in the cervical spine....more »
    338. Bronchial adenomata syndrome
     A type of bronchial tumor that causes various respiratory symptoms....more »
    339. Bronchiectasis
     Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages....more »
    340. Bronchiolitis
     Inflammation of the bronchioles....more »
    341. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Ammonia inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Ammonia. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a period...more »
    342. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Chlorine inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Chlorine. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a perio...more »
    343. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Diacetyl inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Diacetyl. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a perio...more »
    344. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen bromide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen bromide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    345. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen chloride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen chloride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    346. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen fluoride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen fluoride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    347. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen sulfide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen sulfide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    348. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Methyl isocyanate inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Methyl isocyanate. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    349. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Nitrogen Oxide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Nitrogen oxides. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    350. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Ozone inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of ozone. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a period o...more »
    351. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Phosgene inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Nitrogen oxides. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    352. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Polyamide-amine dyes inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Polyamide-amine dyes. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ...more »
    353. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Sulphur dioxide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Sulphur dioxide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    354. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Thionyl chloride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Thionyl chloride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    355. Bronchiolitis obliterans
     Disease of the lungs in which the bronchioles are plugged with granulation tissue....more »
    356. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
     Inflammation of lung tissue (bronchioles and surrounding tissue) which may occur on its own or as a result of other conditions such as certain infections....more »
    357. Bronchiolitis obliterans with obstructive pulmonary disease
     A rare condition involving the inflammation and thickening of the internal lung structures (bronchioles) which affects breathing. It can be triggered by certain infections, drug reactions or for no obvious reason. The condition often progresses to cause s...more »
    358. Bronchitis
     Bronchitis is an inflammation of the air passages within the lungs. It occurs when the trachea and the large and small bronchi within the lungs become inflamed...more »
    359. Bronchogenic carcinoma
     When cells of the lung start growing rapidly in an uncontrolled manner, the condition is called lung cancer ....more »
    360. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
     A rare form of infant lung disease that usually occurs as a complication of ventilator use in premature babies....more »
    361. Brown snake poisoning
     The Brown snake is a poisonous Australian snake. They are considered one of the most venomous snakes in the world and their bite can result in death without prompt medical attention. The snake venom contains toxins which affect the blood and nerve systems...more »
    362. Brown-Symmers disease
     A rare form of brain inflammation that occurs in children and can quickly lead to death. Symptoms usually start suddenly....more »
    363. Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome
     A very rare progressive disorder characterized by nerve deafness and cranial (and sometimes spinal) nerve paralysis....more »
    364. Brushfield-Wyatt syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental deficiency, weakness on one side of the body and large port-wine stains that cover about a third of the skin's total surface. This condition may be a variant of another condition called Sturge-Weber syndrome....more »
    365. Buffalo nut poisoning
     The buffalo nut is a deciduous flowering shrub. It grows mainly in mountainous areas. The seeds contain chemicals which can cause toxicity if large quantities are eaten....more »
    366. Bulimia nervosa
     Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting)....more »
    367. Bunyavirus
     Virus of the family bunyaviridae....more »
    368. Burkholderia pseudomallei
     Gram negative, aerobic, motile rod shaped bacterium....more »
    369. Burning mouth syndrome, Type 1
     A rare condition where there is a burning sensation in the mouth and tongue. Type 1 describes mouth burning that may be absent on waking but gets worse during the day. This type is often linked to conditions such as diabetes and nutritional deficiencies....more »
    370. Burning mouth syndrome, Type 2
     A rare condition where there is a burning sensation in the mouth and tongue. Type 2 describes constant mouth burning that does not fluctuate during the day. This form is often linked to reduced salivary gland functioning due to antidepressant use....more »
    371. Burning mouth syndrome- Type 3
     A rare condition where there is a burning sensation in the mouth and tongue. Type 3 describes mouth burning that comes and goes during the day and is often linked to anxiety and allergies (especially food additives)....more »
    372. Bush lily poisoning
     The Bush lily is a perennial herb which bears long strappy leaves, small funnel-shaped flowers and red berries. The plant originated in South Africa and is often grown in gardens or utilized as a houseplant. The plant contains alkaloids which can cause to...more »
    373. Buttercup poisoning
     The buttercup plant contains a toxic compound called protoanemonin. The plant is most toxic while it is flowering with the sap being poisonous portion of the plant. Poisoning by eating the plant is unlikely due to the fact that skin contact is quite painf...more »
    374. Buttiens-Fryns syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a small jaw, small mouth and defects involving the hands and feet....more »
    375. Byssinosis
     Usually an occupational disease where excessive inhalation of dust from cotton, hemp or flax causes lung problems....more »
    376. C1esterase deficiency
     C1esterase deficiency is a condition characterized by swelling under the skin or mucosal tissue - the skin, respiratory tract or gastrointestinal tract may be affected. The condition may be inherited or acquired. Symptoms tend to develop over a few days a...more »
    377. CANOMAD syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a range of abnormalities caused by immune-mediated nerve demyelination. There is usually no loss of limb function associated with the disorder. The face, throat, mouth and eye symptoms (weakness of the muscles) usually com...more »
    378. 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 »
    379. 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 »
    380. 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 »
    381. 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 »
    382. 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 »
    383. 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 »
    384. 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 »
    385. COPD
     Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema....more »
    386. Caffeine Allergy
     A caffeine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to caffeine or caffeine-containing products. The type and severity of symptoms can vary amongst patients....more »
    387. Caladium poisoning
     All parts of the Caladium plant are poisonous, particularly the sap. It contains a compound called calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensitive eyes or mucosal tissues of the digestive tract. The plant is a common houseplant....more »
    388. Calla lily poisoning
     A bulb plant which bears large colored or white flower-like structure on long leafless stems. It is often grown in gardens or used in flower arrangements. The plant contains chemicals including calcium oxalate crystals which are highly toxic if eaten. Dea...more »
    389. Calla poisoning
     All parts of the Calla plant are poisonous, particularly the sap. It contains a compound called calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensitive eyes or mucosal tissues of the digestive tract....more »
    390. Callistin shellfish poisoning
     The Callistin shellfish (Japanese Callista) is found primarily in Japan. Eating the whole shellfish can cause poisoning symptoms in humans. It is believed that the ovaries contain high levels of choline during spawning season which makes them toxic to hum...more »
    391. Camptodactyly syndrome, Guadalajara type 2
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by retarded fetal growth and permanently flexed finger (camptodactyly)....more »
    392. Camptodactyly syndrome, Guadalajara type 3
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by retarded fetal growth and permanently flexed finger (camptodactyly)....more »
    393. Canary allergy
     A canary allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to canaries. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the canary. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine i...more »
    394. Cancer
     Abnormal overgrowth of body cells....more »
    395. Cancer of Unknown Primary Site
     Metastatic cancer whose original source is unknown....more »
    396. Cancer of floor of mouth
     The floor of the mouth is a horseshoe-shaped area under the tongue, between the lower jaw bones (the mandible). When a malignant tumor grows in this area it is called floor of the mouth cancer....more »
    397. Candida esophagitis
     Candida esophagitis is a fungal or yeast infection of the esophagus. It generally occurs secondary to a fungal infection of the mouth and primarily affects patients with poor immune system function....more »
    398. Candidiasis
     Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina...more »
    399. Candidiasis familial chronic mucocutaneous, autosomal dominant, with thyroid disease
     A dominantly inherited condition characterized by poor immunity to fungal infections (particularly those caused by Candida albicans) as will as thyroid disease. Persistent fungal infections tend to affect the nails, skin or mucous membranes. The degree of...more »
    400. Canker sores
     Ulcers of the mouth or nearby areas...more »
    401. Carbamate insecticide poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of carbamate insecticide drugs....more »
    402. 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 »
    403. Carcinoma of the vocal tract
     Cancer of the vocal cords in the larynx....more »
    404. Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck
     A type of cancer that occurs in the mucosal lining of parts of the head and neck e.g. esophagus, sinuses, nasal cavity, pharynx, mouth and lips. Symptoms will vary depending on the exact location of the cancer....more »
    405. Cardiac malformation
     Any malformation or structural defect of the heart or it's structures. Some examples include atrioventricular septal defect, conotruncal malformations, transposition of great vessels and heart valve dysplasia. The symptoms vary in nature and severity depe...more »
    406. Cardiac valvular dysplasia, X-linked
     An inherited (X-linked) form of heart disease involving mitral or aortic valve regurgitation. Females are carriers and hence asymptomatic whereas males displayed symptoms....more »
    407. Cardiospasm
     Failure of the lower oesophageal sphincter to relax, resulting in food build up in the upper oesophagus....more »
    408. Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where long-chain fatty acids can't be metabolized properly because the compound needed to transport it is faulty. Ultimately this prevents certain fats (long-chain acylcarnitine) being converted to energy and resul...more »
    409. Carotid Paraganglioma
     A rare, usually benign tumor found in the carotid artery in the neck. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    410. Carpal deformity -- micrognathia -- microstomia
     A very rare syndrome characterized by wrist bone defects, a small jaw and a small mouth....more »
    411. Cat Eye Syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving abnormalities of chromosome 22 and characterized by coloboma of the iris, down-slanting palpebral fissures and anal atresia....more »
    412. Cat allergy
     A cat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of cats. Cats frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to cats...more »
    413. Cat's cry
    414. Catarrh
     Nasal/sinus membrane inflammation...more »
    415. Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome
     A very rare disorder where the blood clotting system becomes dysfunctional and clots too easily due to the abnormal presence of antphospholipid antibodies. It results in blood flow blockages to various body organs. It is possible that the condition has au...more »
    416. Caustic or corrosive substance ingestion
     Ingestion of a caustic (alkaline) or corrosive (acidic) substance. Many cases occur when children ingest cleaning products found in the home....more »
    417. Celiac Disease
     Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet....more »
    418. Central sleep apnea
     Central sleep apnea is when the person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep because the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing....more »
    419. Centriacinar Emphysema
     The abnormal permanent enlargement of air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles, accompanied by the destruction of the walls and without obvious fibrosis. It begins in the respiratory bronchioles and spreads peripherally...more »
    420. Centronuclear myopathy, congenital
     A severe inherited form of muscle wasting disease which often results in infant death....more »
    421. Century Plant poisoning
     The Century Plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries to the eyes or mucosal linings. It can also cause skin inflammation. The sap is the most toxic part of the plant all though other parts such as the thorns can also cause...more »
    422. Cephalosporin-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cephalosporin-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a use of a medication called Cephalosporin triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    423. Cerebrorenodigital syndrome
     A rare group of syndromes characterized mainly by brain, kidney, finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    424. Cerebrovascular Conditions
     Conditions of the brain's blood vessels including stroke....more »
    425. Chaetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of hair....more »
    426. Chagas disease
     A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system....more »
    427. Char syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by an unusual facial appearance, abnormal little fingers and a heart abnormality....more »
    428. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 2A
     CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function....more »
    429. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 2C
     CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 2C has an autosomal dominant inheritance and in...more »
    430. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A
     CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 4A has an autosomal recessive inheritance and i...more »
    431. Charlie M syndrome
     A rare birth disorder characterized by facial abnormalities and malformed or missing parts of the ends of the arms and legs....more »
    432. Cheese Washer's lung
     Inhalation of cheese particles contaminated with bacteria in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reactin...more »
    433. Cheese Washer's lung -- Penicillium spp.
     Inhalation of cheese particles contaminated with bacteria (Penicillium spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's im...more »
    434. Chemical addiction
     Addiction to and abuse of various substances....more »
    435. Chemical burn -- airways
     Burns to the airways caused by a chemical - usually through inhalation but can also occur through aspiration if the chemical is swallowed. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the e...more »
    436. Chemical burn -- eyes
     Burns to the eye caused by a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measures. Immediate medical attention should be ...more »
    437. Chemical burn -- ingestion
     Burns to the mouth and gastrointestinal system caused by swallowing a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measure...more »
    438. Chemical burn -- inhalation
     Burns to the airways caused by a chemical through inhalation. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measures. Immediate medic...more »
    439. Chemical pneumonia
     Lung inflammation from inhaled chemicals...more »
    440. Chemical poisoning
     Morbid condition caused by chemical....more »
    441. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dichloroethene
     1,1-Dichloroethene is a chemical used in packaging, food wraps, carpet backing, adhesives and steel pipe coating. The main effects of an overdose of this chemical central nervous depression and central nervous system depression. However, some people can s...more »
    442. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine
     1,1-Dimethylhydrazine is a chemical used mainly in jet fuel and rocket fuel, plant growth agent, photography and various other industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    443. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The ty...more »
    444. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Butadiene
     1,3-Butadiene is a chemical used in crop fungicides, carpet backing, paper coating and foams. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    445. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dichloropropene
     1,3-Dichloropropene is a chemical used in solvents and soil fumigants for nematode control. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    446. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
     1,3-Dinitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in explosives. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin and cause systemic symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    447. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Amino-2-propanol
     1-Amino-2-propanol is a chemical used mainly in the synthesis of various pharmaceuticals such as methadone and opioid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    448. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Pentanethiol
     1-Pentanethiol is a chemical used mainly in pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    449. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol
     2,4,6-Trichlorophenol is a chemical used mainly as an antiseptic, pesticide, wood preservative, glue preservative and as an antimildew agent in the textile manufacturing industry. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    450. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene
     2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly as an explosive agent and in the production of dyes and photographic chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    451. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4-Dichlorophenol
     2,4-Dichlorophenol is a chemical used in the production of antiseptics, bactericides, disinfectants and fungicides. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    452. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Amino-2-methylpropanol
     2-Amino-2-methylpropanol is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    453. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Butoxyethanol
     2-Butoxyethanol is a chemical used mainly in dry cleaning, textile dyeing, protective coatings, glass cleaners, solvents, cleaning agents and paint thinners. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    454. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Hexanone
     2-Hexanone is a chemical used mainly in paints, solvents and coated fabrics. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    455. Chemical poisoning -- 3,3-Dichlorobenzidine
     3,3-Dichlorobenzidine is a chemical used mainly in the production of pigments for various items such as paint, ink, textiles and plastics. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of c...more »
    456. Chemical poisoning -- 4-Aminopyridine
     4-Aminopyridine is a pesticide used mainly to control bird pests. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    457. Chemical poisoning -- Acenaphthene
     Acenaphthene is a chemical used mainly in the production of pharmaceuticals, pesticides and dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    458. Chemical poisoning -- Acetaldehyde
     Acetaldehyde is a chemical used in the production of various products - mirrors, disinfectants, plastics, explosives, varnish and food flavoring. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    459. Chemical poisoning -- Acetic Anhydride
     Acetic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in various industrial processes as well as the production of pharmaceutical products such as aspirin and acetyl salicylic acid. It is also used in the production of heroin. Ingestion and other exposures to the ch...more »
    460. Chemical poisoning -- Acetone
     Acetone is a chemical used as a solvent in products such as glues, rubber cement and fingernail polish remover. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    461. Chemical poisoning -- Acetonitrile
     Acetonitrile is a chemical used as a solvent mainly in nail removing agents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    462. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylene Tetrabromide
     Acetylene Tetrabromide is a chemical used mainly in mineral separation and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    463. Chemical poisoning -- Acrinathrin
     Acrinathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    464. Chemical poisoning -- Acrolein
     Acrolein is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of herbicides, pharmaceuticals and textiles as well as anti-contamination agents in the paper industry. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    465. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylamide
     Acrylamide is a chemical used mainly in the treatment of waste water, grout agent, paper strengthening agent and adhesive agents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    466. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylic acid
     Acrylic acid is a chemical used mainly in the production of resins and acrylic acids which are usually used in adhesives and coatings. It is also used in water treatment and in the production of plastics and detergents. Ingestion and other exposures to th...more »
    467. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylonitrile
     Acrylonitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of acrylic and modacrylic fibers but also in the production of certain plastics, nylon dyes, drugs and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    468. Chemical poisoning -- Adipic Acid
     Adipic Acid is a chemical used in a variety of applications from flavoring and setting aid in foods to production of nylons, paints, plasticizers and lubricants . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and sever...more »
    469. Chemical poisoning -- Alanycarb
     Alanycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    470. Chemical poisoning -- Aldicarb
     Aldicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    471. Chemical poisoning -- Aldoxycarb
     Aldoxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    472. Chemical poisoning -- Alkaline dry cell batteries
     Alkaline dry cell batteries contain toxic chemicals and eating the batteries can cause various symptoms if the chemical is released from the battery. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    473. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl chloride
     Allyl chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of epichlorohydrin and glycerin but is also used in the production of products such as polyester, varnish plastic adhesive, insecticides, perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    474. Chemical poisoning -- Allylamines
     Allylamines is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products such as antiseptics, diuretics and sedatives . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity...more »
    475. Chemical poisoning -- Allyxycarb
     Allyxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    476. Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum Phosphide
     Aluminum Phosphide is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticide and fumigant for grains. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    477. Chemical poisoning -- Amidithion
     Amidithion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    478. Chemical poisoning -- Aminocarb
     Aminocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    479. Chemical poisoning -- Amiton
     Amiton is a chemical once used as an insecticide and acaricide - it is no longer in use due to its nerve toxicity. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    480. Chemical poisoning -- Amitrole
     Amitrole is a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    481. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonia
     Ammonia is a chemical used mainly in household cleaning products and bleach. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    482. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Bifluoride
     Ammonium Bifluoride is a chemical used wheel cleaners, herbicides and in the manufacture of magnesium. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    483. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Chloride
     Ammonium Chloride is a chemical used as a medical agent for conditions such as metabolic acidosis, in deodorizer cleaners and also used in industry in fertilizers, electroplating, galvanizing, soldering and in deodorizer cleaners. The type and severity of...more »
    484. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Nitrate
     Ammonium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in explosives, fireworks and fertilizers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    485. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Sulfamate
     Ammonium Sulfamate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides, fertilizers and. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    486. Chemical poisoning -- Anisole
     Anisole is a chemical used mainly as a solvent and food additive and also in perfumes and detergents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    487. Chemical poisoning -- Anti-rust products
     Anti-rust products contain various chemicals which are toxic if ingested. The ingested chemicals can continue to cause damage to the organs and gastrointestinal lining for weeks after the ingestion and severe cases can result in death. The type and severi...more »
    488. Chemical poisoning -- Antimony
     Antimony is a chemical often used as an alloy with other metals such as lead. It is used in solder, ammunition, pewter, sheet metal, pipe metal and cable sheaths. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    489. Chemical poisoning -- Asphalt
     Asphalt is the substance used in road surfacing and is also used in electrical adhesive and paints. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    490. Chemical poisoning -- Athyl-Gusathion
     Athyl-Gusathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    491. Chemical poisoning -- Automatic dishwashing detergent
     Automatic dishwashing detergents contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the dishwashing detergent cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Dea...more »
    492. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfos-methyl
     Azinfos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    493. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfosethyl
     Azinfosethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    494. Chemical poisoning -- Azinophos-methyl
     Azinophos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    495. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos
     Azinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    496. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-ethyl
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    497. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-methyl
     Azinphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    498. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphosmetile
     Azinphosmetile is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    499. Chemical poisoning -- Azothoate
     Azothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    500. Chemical poisoning -- Barium Nitrate
     Barium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in fireworks, sparklers and ceramic glazes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    501. Chemical poisoning -- Barthrin
     Barthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    502. Chemical poisoning -- Bendiocarb
     Bendiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemic...more »
    503. Chemical poisoning -- Benfuracarb
     Benfuracarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    504. Chemical poisoning -- Benoxafos
     Benoxafos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    505. Chemical poisoning -- Benzaldehyde
     Benzaldehyde is a chemical with an almond-like odor and is therefore often used as a food flavoring. It is also use as an industrical solvent. . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms va...more »
    506. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene
     Benzene is a chemical used mainly in gasoline fuel and as an industrial solvent. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    507. Chemical poisoning -- Beryllium
     Beryllium is an element used mainly in vehicle electronics, optics, ore processing, microwave oven parts, fuel containers and disc brakes for aeroplanes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    508. Chemical poisoning -- Beta-cyfluthrin
     Beta-cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    509. Chemical poisoning -- Bifenthrin
     Bifenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount...more »
    510. Chemical poisoning -- Bioallethrin
     Bioallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    511. Chemical poisoning -- Bioehtanomethrin
     Bioehtanomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    512. Chemical poisoning -- Biopermethrin
     Biopermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    513. Chemical poisoning -- Bioresmethrin
     Bioresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    514. Chemical poisoning -- Biphenyl
     Biphenyl is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide for fruit packaging and in textile dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    515. Chemical poisoning -- Borates
     Borate is a chemical used in a wide variety of products - herbicides, paints, insecticides, rodenticides and various personal products such as skin creams, toothpastes and powders. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. ...more »
    516. Chemical poisoning -- Boric Acid
     Boric Acid is a chemical used mainly in foods (preservative, emulsifier, neutralizer), antiseptics, pesticides and contact lens cleaners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Application of boric acid directly to damag...more »
    517. Chemical poisoning -- Bromates
     Bromate is a chemical used mainly in perming solution neutralizers and in small amounts as a bread preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    518. Chemical poisoning -- Bromide
     Bromide is a chemical used for many applications - flame retardant, industrial uses, pesticides, sanitary products, fumigants, medicines, dyes, photographic solutions and water purification. Bromides act as central nervous system depressants and the inges...more »
    519. Chemical poisoning -- Bromoform
     Bromoform is a chemical with limited industrial uses but is used as a laboratory chemical and can be present in treated water. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    520. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos
     Bromophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    521. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos-ethyl
     Bromophos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    522. Chemical poisoning -- Bufencarb
     Bufencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    523. Chemical poisoning -- Butacarb
     Butacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    524. Chemical poisoning -- Butocarboxim
     Butocarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    525. Chemical poisoning -- Butoxcarboxim
     Butoxcarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    526. Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries
     Button batteries are small round, button-shaped batteries used in various products such as watches and calculators. Generally, swallowing the batteries will cause no problems unless it becomes stuck in the gastrointestinal tract. The batteries may also be...more »
    527. Chemical poisoning -- Butyl Alcohol
     Butyl alcohol is a chemical used mainly in solvents and in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invol...more »
    528. Chemical poisoning -- Butylamines
     Butylamines are chemicals used in a variety of manufacturing processes such as in the production of pesticides, pharmaceuticals, plastics, dyes, textiles and in leather tanning and photography. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause vario...more »
    529. Chemical poisoning -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is a chemical used mainly in batteries, solder, amalgams, cigarettes, PVC pigments and phosphate fertilizer production. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    530. Chemical poisoning -- Cadusafos
     Cadusafos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    531. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Oxide
     Calcium oxide is a chemical used mainly in sewage treatment, dry cement and in the manufacture of products such as aluminum, glass and steel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    532. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Polysulfide
     Calcium polysulfide is a chemical used mainly in antifungal treatments for trees. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    533. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium hypochlorite
     Calcium hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in bleaching products, fungicides, algicides, disinfectants and deodorants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    534. Chemical poisoning -- Camphor
     Camphor is a chemical used mainly in moth repellents, pharmaceuticals (preservative) cosmetics, explosives, varnishes and various therapeutic applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    535. Chemical poisoning -- Captafol
     Captafol is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    536. Chemical poisoning -- Carbanolate
     Carbanolate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    537. Chemical poisoning -- Carbaryl
     Carbaryl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    538. Chemical poisoning -- Carbinoxamine
     Carbinoxamine is a therapeutic treatment for allergic rhinitis. It is marketed under names such as Histex, Pediatiex and Carboxine. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dependin...more »
    539. Chemical poisoning -- Carbofuran
     Carbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    540. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Black
     Carbon Black is a powdered form of the elemental carbon. It is used mainly in rubber products such as tires but is also used in paint, ink and plastics. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sym...more »
    541. Chemical poisoning -- Carbophenothion
     Carbophenothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    542. Chemical poisoning -- Carbosulfan
     Carbosulfan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    543. Chemical poisoning -- Caulking products
     Caulking products (e.g. silicon, acrylic, neoprene) are used to seal gaps and the chemicals in them can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    544. Chemical poisoning -- Chalk
     Swallowing chalk can cause a variety of gastrointestinal symptoms in some people if sufficient quantities are eaten. Eye irritation can also result from eye exposure. The chalk dust can also cause respiratory symptoms in some people. The type and severity...more »
    545. Chemical poisoning -- Chloralose
     Chloralose is a chemical used mainly in poisons for rodents and crows . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    546. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorfenvinphos
     Chlorfenvinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    547. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine
     Chlorine is a chemical used mainly in bleaches, water disinfectants and in pulp mills. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Chlorine is very corrosive and extensive damage to body tissues can result. The type and sever...more »
    548. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine Dioxide
     Chlorine dioxide is a chemical used mainly in water treatment and disinfectant for various processing operations. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    549. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroacetophenone
     Chloroacetophenone is a chemical used mainly in tear gas for riot control purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    550. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile
     Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile is a chemical used mainly in tear gas. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    551. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroform
     Chloroform is a chemical used mainly as a refrigerant but also as a solvent in various processing and industrial applications. It's use as an anesthetic is relatively uncommon these days. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    552. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropicrin
     Chloropicrin is a chemical used mainly in fumigants for grain storage. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    553. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropyrifos
     Chloropyrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dep...more »
    554. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos
     Chlorpyrifos is a chemical used mainly in as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount ...more »
    555. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos methyl
     Chlorpyrifos methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    556. Chemical poisoning -- Chromium
     Chromium is a chemical used mainly as an alloy in manufactured steel goods, anti-corrosive plating and also has industrial applications . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    557. Chemical poisoning -- Cismethrin
     Cismethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    558. Chemical poisoning -- Clinitest tablet
     Clinitest tablet are used to test sugar levels in urine. The tablets contain various chemicals (copper sulfate, sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate) and eating them can cause serious symptoms. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and t...more »
    559. Chemical poisoning -- Cloethocarb
     Cloethocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    560. Chemical poisoning -- Cloth Dyes
     Cloth dyes contain chemicals which are considered not toxic but the ingestion of large amounts cay cause symptoms. Some dyes contain corrosive ingredients which can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. Most household cloth ...more »
    561. Chemical poisoning -- Coumaphos
     Coumaphos is used as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    562. Chemical poisoning -- Cresols
     Cresols are a group of chemicals that occur naturally in mammals and various plants. It is also manufactured and used in the production of disinfectants, deodorizers and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    563. Chemical poisoning -- Cresylic acid
     Cresylic acids are a group of chemicals that are used as solvents and in the manufacture of various products such as deodorants, disinfectants, pesticides, glues, paints, herbicides, pharmaceuticals as well as others. Ingestion and other exposures to the ...more »
    564. Chemical poisoning -- Cuticle remover
     Cuticle removers contain chemicals such as sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide which can cause serious symptoms if swallowed or inhaled in excessive quantities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and...more »
    565. Chemical poisoning -- Cyanthoate
     Cyanthoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    566. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclethrin
     Cyclethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    567. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexanol
     Cyclohexanol is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and used in the manufacture of products such as plastic, nylon, soap, varnish, paint, lacquer, degreasers, detergent and insecticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    568. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexanone
     Cyclohexanone is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent, in processes involving oxidative reactions and in the manufacture of certain resins, nylons, insecticides, herbicides, paints, varnish, polishes, degreasers and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion a...more »
    569. Chemical poisoning -- Cyfluthrin
     Cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    570. Chemical poisoning -- Cyhalothrin
     Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    571. Chemical poisoning -- Cyllprothrin
     Cyllprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    572. Chemical poisoning -- Cyphenothrin
     Cyphenothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    573. Chemical poisoning -- Decarbofuran
     Decarbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    574. Chemical poisoning -- Deltamethrin
     Deltamethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    575. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton
     Demeton-S is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    576. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O
     Demeton-O is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    577. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O-methyl
     Demeton-O-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    578. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methyl
     Demeton-S-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    579. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methylsulphon
     Demeton-S-methylsulphon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    580. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-methyl
     Demeton-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    581. Chemical poisoning -- Dialifos
     Dialifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    582. Chemical poisoning -- Diazinon
     Diazinon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    583. Chemical poisoning -- Dibenzoyl Peroxide
     Dibenzoyl Peroxide is a chemical used mainly in as a topical treatment for skin conditions such as ulcers and acne. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount ...more »
    584. Chemical poisoning -- Diborane
     Diborane is a chemical used mainly as a rocket propellant and in the manufacture of rubbers and electronics manufacture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    585. Chemical poisoning -- Dibromochloromethane
     Dibromochloromethane is a chemical byproduct of water chlorination processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of...more »
    586. Chemical poisoning -- Dichlorvos
     Dichlorvos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    587. Chemical poisoning -- Dicresyl
     Dicresyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    588. Chemical poisoning -- Dicrotophos
     Dicrotophos is a toxic insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    589. Chemical poisoning -- Dimefluthrin
     Dimefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    590. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetan
     Dimetan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    591. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethoate
     Dimethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    592. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethrin
     Dimethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    593. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethyl Phthalate
     Dimethyl Phthalate is a chemical used mainly as an insect repellant . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    594. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethylamine
     Dimethylamine is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as detergent, pharmaceuticals and in leather tanning. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending ...more »
    595. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethylnitrosamine
     Dimethylnitrosamine is a chemical used mainly as a solving in the manufacture of plastics, rubbers, lubricants and rocket fuel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    596. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetilan
     Dimetilan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    597. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxacarb
     Dioxacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    598. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxathion
     Dioxathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    599. Chemical poisoning -- Diquat Dibromide
     Diquat Dibromide is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    600. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfoton
     Disulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    601. Chemical poisoning -- Drain Cleaners
     Drain cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drain cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in severe c...more »
    602. Chemical poisoning -- Drainpipe Cleaners
     Drainpipe Cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drainpipe cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in ...more »
    603. Chemical poisoning -- Dye remover
     Dye removers can contain chemicals which are corrosive and can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. The damage may continue for a few weeks after ingestion so death can occur weeks after the incident. The type and severity ...more »
    604. Chemical poisoning -- EMPC
     EMPC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. Th...more »
    605. Chemical poisoning -- Empenthrin
     Empenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    606. Chemical poisoning -- Emulsion paints
     Emulsion paints (latex or water-based) contain various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    607. Chemical poisoning -- Endosulfan
     Endosulfan is a chemical used mainly as a crop pesticide and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    608. Chemical poisoning -- Endothion
     Endothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    609. Chemical poisoning -- Epichlorohydrin
     Epichlorohydrin is a chemical used for a variety of applications - epoxy production, insecticides, solvent and agricultural chemical. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the sk...more »
    610. Chemical poisoning -- Esfenvalerate
     Esfenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    611. Chemical poisoning -- Ether
     Ether is a chemical used mainly as an anesthetic and industrial solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ...more »
    612. Chemical poisoning -- Ethiofencarb
     Ethiofencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    613. Chemical poisoning -- Ethion
     Ethion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    614. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoate-methyl
     Ethoate-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    615. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoprophos
     Ethoprophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    616. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl Methacrylate
     Ethyl Methacrylate is a chemical used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    617. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl-guthion
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    618. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylamine
     Ethylamine is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of dyes, rayon, rocket propellant, as a fuel additive and in leather-tanning and cellulose treatment. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity o...more »
    619. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Dichloride
     Ethylene Dichloride is a chemical used mainly in fat solvents and as a fumigant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    620. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol
     Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    621. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyleneamine
     Ethyleneamine is a chemical which is widely used in the manufacture of products such as adhesive, paper, textiles, fuels, lubricants, varnishes, lacquers, coating resins, cosmetics, photographic chemicals and agricultural chemicals. Ingestion and other ex...more »
    622. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylenediamine
     Ethylenediamine is a chemical used mainly as a solvent in the manufacturing process for the production of things such as fungicides, waxes, gasoline additives and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    623. Chemical poisoning -- Etrimfos
     Etrimfos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    624. Chemical poisoning -- Face Powder
     Face powder contains various chemicals that can cause symptoms if ingested although this is rare. Eye and inhalation exposure can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    625. Chemical poisoning -- Fenchlorphos
     Fenchlorphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    626. Chemical poisoning -- Fenethacarb
     Fenethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    627. Chemical poisoning -- Fenfluthrin
     Fenfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    628. Chemical poisoning -- Fenitrothion
     Fenitrothion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    629. Chemical poisoning -- Fenobucarb
     Fenobucarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    630. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpirithrin
     Fenpirithrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    631. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpropathrin
     Fenpropathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acarcide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    632. Chemical poisoning -- Fensulfothion
     Fensulfothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    633. Chemical poisoning -- Fenthion
     Fenthion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and avicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    634. Chemical poisoning -- Fenvalerate
     Fenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    635. Chemical poisoning -- Flucythrinate
     Flucythrinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    636. Chemical poisoning -- Flufenprox
     Flufenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    637. Chemical poisoning -- Fluoridated toothpaste
     Fluoridated toothpaste contains fluoride and various other chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. As little as half a tube of children's paste can cause death in a 2 year old child and a whole tube can cause dea...more »
    638. Chemical poisoning -- Fluvalinate
     Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    639. Chemical poisoning -- Fonophos
     Fonophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    640. Chemical poisoning -- Formaldehyde
     Formaldehyde is a chemical used mainly in blues, lacquers, fireproofing, electrical insulation, leather tanning products and embalming. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depe...more »
    641. Chemical poisoning -- Formothion
     Formothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    642. Chemical poisoning -- Furathiocarb
     Furathiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    643. Chemical poisoning -- Furethrin
     Furethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    644. Chemical poisoning -- Furfural
     Furfural is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in the manufacture of fuels, foods and ant poisons. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    645. Chemical poisoning -- Furniture polish
     Furniture polish contains chemicals (hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The ingested chemicals can continue to cause damage to the organs and gastrointestinal lining for weeks after the ingestion and severe cases can result in dea...more »
    646. 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 »
    647. Chemical poisoning -- Glufosinate
     Glufosinate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    648. Chemical poisoning -- Glutaraldehyde
     Glutaraldehyde is a chemical used mainly in sterilizing agents, herbicides, pesticides and disinfectants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    649. Chemical poisoning -- Glyphosate
     Glyphosate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    650. Chemical poisoning -- Graphite
     Graphite is a mineral used mainly in steel manufacturing, brake lining, pencils and lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved...more »
    651. Chemical poisoning -- Guthion (ethyl)
     Guthion (ethyl) is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    652. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Bleach
     Hair bleach contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair bleach can continue to cause gastrointestinal damage for weeks after ingestion. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    653. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Dye
     Hair dyes contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair dye can continue to cause damage for weeks after ingestion. Some dyes contain lead or mercury which can cause neurological problems even if low level expos...more »
    654. Chemical poisoning -- Halfenprox
     Halfenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    655. Chemical poisoning -- Heptenophos
     Heptenophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    656. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorobutadiene
     Hexachlorobutadiene is a chemical used mainly in fumigants and as a solvent in the manufacture of products such as lubricants and rubber. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sympto...more »
    657. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
     Hexachlorocyclopentadiene is a chemical used mainly in the production of chlorinated pesticides, flame retardants, dyes and certain resins. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symp...more »
    658. Chemical poisoning -- Hexamethylene Diisocyanate
     Hexamethylene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the production of various products: lacquer, paint, varnish, synthetic rubber, wire insulation, plastic, foams and glue. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The ...more »
    659. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrazine
     Hydrazine is a chemical used mainly in rocket fuel, photography, laboratory chemical, corrosion inhibitor, mirror silvering and in the production of pharmaceuticals and pesticides. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    660. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Chloride
     Hydrogen Chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of rubber and vinyl chloride . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved a...more »
    661. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Fluoride
     Hydrogen Fluoride is a chemical used mainly in car cleaning products and in the production of integrated circuits. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severi...more »
    662. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Sulfide
     Hydrogen Sulfide is a chemical that can be used in production processes (paper, tanneries, sulfide ores) or it may be a byproduct of certain industries. It is also found naturally in sewers and manure. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    663. Chemical poisoning -- Hyquincarb
     Hyquincarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    664. Chemical poisoning -- Imazapyr
     Imazapyr is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    665. Chemical poisoning -- Imiprothrin
     Imiprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    666. Chemical poisoning -- Iodofenphos
     Iodofenphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    667. Chemical poisoning -- Isofenphos
     Isofenphos is an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    668. Chemical poisoning -- Isoprocarb
     Isoprocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    669. Chemical poisoning -- Isopropyl Alcohol
     Isopropyl Alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a rubbing alcohol and also in perfumes, paint thinners, disinfectants, cleaners and fuels. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    670. Chemical poisoning -- Jewelry cleaner
     Jewelry cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death...more »
    671. Chemical poisoning -- Kerosene
     Kerosene is a chemical used mainly in paints, pesticides, lighter fluid, illuminating fuel and heating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    672. Chemical poisoning -- Lacquer
     Lacquer contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can res...more »
    673. Chemical poisoning -- Lewisite
     Lewisite is a very poisonous gas which has the potential to be used in chemical warfare due to its deadly effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount o...more »
    674. Chemical poisoning -- Lighter fluid
     Lighter fluid contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death c...more »
    675. Chemical poisoning -- Malathion
     Malathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    676. Chemical poisoning -- Manganese
     Manganese is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, welding rods, matches, electrical coils, ceramics and animal food additives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    677. Chemical poisoning -- Mecarbam
     Mecarbam is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    678. Chemical poisoning -- Metal cleaner
     Metal cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    679. Chemical poisoning -- Metal polish
     Metal polish contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can ...more »
    680. Chemical poisoning -- Metaldehyde
     Metaldehyde is a chemical used mainly as a molluscicide, in heating fuel and in fire lighters. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved ...more »
    681. Chemical poisoning -- Methacrifos
     Methacrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    682. Chemical poisoning -- Methamidophos
     Methamidophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    683. Chemical poisoning -- Methane
     Methane is a natural gas that can be used as a fuel and also has industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    684. Chemical poisoning -- Methidathion
     Methidathion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    685. Chemical poisoning -- Methiocarb
     Methiocarb is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    686. Chemical poisoning -- Methomyl
     Methomyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    687. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Ethyl Ketone
     Methyl Ethyl Ketone is a chemical used mainly in fiberglass and plastic manufacture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    688. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Isocyanate
     Methyl Isocyanate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    689. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Mercaptan
     Methyl Mercaptan is a chemical used mainly in the production of plastic, pesticides and jet fuel. It is also used in certain toxic gases to give them a detectable odor. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and...more »
    690. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl parathion
     Methyl parathion is a chemical used mainly as an insecticide for various crops. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    691. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Diisocyanate
     Methylene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the production of hard plastics and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    692. Chemical poisoning -- Metiltriazotion
     Metiltriazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    693. Chemical poisoning -- Metobromuron
     Metobromuron is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide. The chemical is generally considered toxic only if large amounts are consumed. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    694. Chemical poisoning -- Metofluthrin
     Metofluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    695. Chemical poisoning -- Metolcarb
     Metolcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    696. Chemical poisoning -- Mevinphos
     Mevinphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    697. Chemical poisoning -- Mexacarbate
     Mexacarbate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    698. Chemical poisoning -- Mirex
     Mirex is a chemical used mainly to control fire ants but also other insecticides such as mealy bugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    699. 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 »
    700. Chemical poisoning -- Monocrotophos
     Monocrotophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and t...more »
    701. Chemical poisoning -- Monosodium Methanarsenate
     Monosodium Methanarsenate is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide or pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    702. Chemical poisoning -- Morpholine
     Morpholine is a chemical used in a variety of applications: rubber industry, corrosion inhibitor, pharmaceuticals, dyes, crop pesticides and as a solvent in various manufacturing processes. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and othe...more »
    703. Chemical poisoning -- Mould remover
     Mould removers contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if swallowed, inhaled or skin and eye exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested...more »
    704. Chemical poisoning -- N-Butyl Chloride
     N-Butyl Chloride is a chemical used mainly in veterinary worming applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    705. Chemical poisoning -- Nickel Carbonyl
     Nickel Carbonyl is a chemical used mainly in petroleum and rubber production and in electroplating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    706. Chemical poisoning -- Nitric Acid
     Nitric Acid is a chemical used mainly as a cleaning agent for food and dairy equipment, in explosives, metal etching, in liquid fuel rockets and as a laboratory reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type an...more »
    707. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrilacarb
     Nitrilacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    708. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroethane
     Nitroethane is a chemical used mainly as in industrial solvent, fuel additive, propellant, manufacture of pharmaceutical products and in artificial nail removers . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    709. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrofen
     Nitrofen is a used as a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    710. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrogen Dioxide
     Nitrogen Dioxide is a chemical which has industrial applications but is also an air pollutant formed by burning fossil fuels such as gas, oil and coal as well as vehicle exhaust and industrial byproduct. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    711. Chemical poisoning -- Nitromethane
     Nitromethane is a chemical used mainly in racing fuel and as an industrial and cleaning solvent. It is also used in the manufacture of various products: explosives, coatings, pesticides, coatings and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the c...more »
    712. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol
     Nitrophenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of dyes and pigments and also in fungicides and laboratory chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    713. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol Urea
     Nitrophenol Urea is a pesticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    714. Chemical poisoning -- Oil-based paint
     Oil-based paint contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed or if other types of exposure occurs. These paint contain toxic hydrocarbons as well as various other heavy metals depending on the type of ...more »
    715. Chemical poisoning -- Omethoate
     Omethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    716. Chemical poisoning -- Osmium
     Osmium is a chemical used mainly in alloys to produce very strong metals for such items as fountain pen tips and electrical contacts. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    717. Chemical poisoning -- Oven Cleaners
     Oven cleaners contain toxic chemicals which can cause serious symptoms on exposure. Severe gastrointestinal burns can be caused by ingesting oven cleaner. The burns can lead to perforation which involves a high risk of death. The type and severity of symp...more »
    718. Chemical poisoning -- Oxamyl
     Oxamyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, acaricie and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the...more »
    719. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydeprofos
     Oxydeprofos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    720. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydisulfoton
     Oxydisulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    721. Chemical poisoning -- Palladium
     Palladium is a chemical which is very widely used in manufactured goods: jewelry, electronics, dentistry, medicine, groundwater treatment and fuel cells . Palladium carries a high risk of sensitization. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ca...more »
    722. Chemical poisoning -- Para-Dichlorobenzene
     Para-Dichlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide, mold and mildew preventer, moth repellent and toilet deodorant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    723. Chemical poisoning -- Paraphenylenediamine
     Paraphenylenediamine is a chemical used mainly in photographic developing solutions, hair dye, photocopying and printing ink, black rubber, grease, temporary tattoos and car cosmetics. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exp...more »
    724. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion
     Parathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    725. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion Methyl
     Parathion Methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    726. Chemical poisoning -- Pentachlorophenol
     Pentachlorophenol is a chemical used mainly in fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, molluscicides, algicides and bactericides. It is commonly used as a wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type ...more »
    727. Chemical poisoning -- Pepper Spray
     Pepper Spray is a chemical used mainly in riot control. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    728. Chemical poisoning -- Petroleum Distillates -- Naphtha
     Petroleum Distillates - Naphtha is a chemical used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    729. Chemical poisoning -- Phenkapton
     Phenkapton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    730. Chemical poisoning -- Phenmedipham
     Phenmedipham is used as a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    731. Chemical poisoning -- Phenol
     Phenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of fertilizer, explosives, rubber, paint, paint remover, perfumes, asbestos products, wood preservatives, resins, textiles, pharmaceuticals and drugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    732. Chemical poisoning -- Phorate
     Phorate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    733. Chemical poisoning -- Phosalone
     Phosalone is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    734. Chemical poisoning -- Phosdrin
     Phosdrin is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    735. Chemical poisoning -- Phosmet
     Phosmet is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    736. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphamidon
     Phosphamidon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    737. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphine
     Phosphine is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    738. Chemical poisoning -- Phoxim
     Phoxim is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    739. Chemical poisoning -- Phthalthrin
     Phthalthrin is an insecticide - it is used mainly for indoor purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Generally, large amounts need to be involved to cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    740. Chemical poisoning -- Pine Oil
     Pine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant or cleaning agent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    741. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimicarb
     Pirimicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    742. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimiphos-methyl
     Pirimiphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    743. Chemical poisoning -- Platinum
     Platinum is a metal used mainly in jewelry, electrical contacts, dentistry, laboratory equipment and vehicle emission control devices. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    744. Chemical poisoning -- Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans
     Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans are a group of chemicals that are usually formed as a byproduct of various industrial processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    745. Chemical poisoning -- Pool Cleaners
     Pool Cleaners contain various chemicals (mainly chlorine) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The chemicals are very damaging to the mucosal linings in the body. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    746. Chemical poisoning -- Potassium Permanganate
     Potassium Permanganate is a chemical used in various applications: topical antibacterial, photography, laboratory chemical, wood dye, water purification and bleaching processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The...more »
    747. Chemical poisoning -- Prallethrin
     Prallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    748. Chemical poisoning -- Primiphos methyl
     Primiphos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    749. Chemical poisoning -- Profenofos
     Profenofos is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    750. Chemical poisoning -- Profluthrin
     Profluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    751. Chemical poisoning -- Promacyl
     Promacyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    752. Chemical poisoning -- Promecarb
     Promecarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    753. Chemical poisoning -- Propane
     Propane is a chemical used mainly in fuels and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    754. Chemical poisoning -- Propoxur
     Propoxur is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    755. Chemical poisoning -- Prothidathion
     Prothidathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    756. Chemical poisoning -- Prothoate
     Prothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    757. Chemical poisoning -- Protrifenbute
     Protrifenbute is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    758. Chemical poisoning -- Pyresmethrin
     Pyresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    759. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethrin
     Pyrethrin is used mainly as an indoor insecticide. Pyrethrin is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity with large amounts usually required to produce toxicity symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    760. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethroid
     Pyrethroid is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    761. Chemical poisoning -- Pyridine
     Pyridine is a chemical used mainly in the production of herbicides, pesticides, antihistamine steroids, sulfa antibiotics, water repellents, dyes, paints and rubber. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemi...more »
    762. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrimitate
     Pyrimitate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    763. Chemical poisoning -- Quinalphos
     Quinalphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    764. Chemical poisoning -- Quintiofos
     Quintiofos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    765. Chemical poisoning -- Rhodium
     Rhodium is metallic element used mainly in platinum and palladium alloys and vehicle catalytic converters. It is also used in jewelry, high quality pens, and as a catalyst in various industrial processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ...more »
    766. Chemical poisoning -- Rotenone
     Rotenone is a naturally occurring chemical found in certain plants (Derris and Lonchocarpus sp.). It gives the plant insecticidal and pesticidal properties and is hence utilized commercially as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical...more »
    767. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium
     Selenium is a chemical element used mainly as an industrial catalyst, in glass and ceramic manufacturing, as an animal feed additive, in photography and in the electronics industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    768. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium Dioxide
     Selenium Dioxide is a chemical used mainly in gun bluing solutions. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    769. Chemical poisoning -- Silafluofen
     Silafluofen is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    770. Chemical poisoning -- Silver
     Silver is a chemical used mainly in electric products and photography. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    771. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Azide
     Sodium Azide is a chemical used mainly in nematocides, herbicides, explosives detonators and in vehicle air bags. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severit...more »
    772. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Hypochlorite
     Sodium Hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in disinfectants, bleach, deodorizers and as a water purifier. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    773. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Oleate
     Sodium Oleate is a chemical used mainly in insecticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    774. 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 »
    775. Chemical poisoning -- Sophamide
     Sophamide is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    776. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfotep
     Sulfotep is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    777. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfur Dioxide
     Sulfur Dioxide is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant, food preservative, fumigant, antioxidant and in the manufacture of some cements. It is also found as an air pollutant associated with smelters. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    778. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfur Trioxide
     Sulfur Trioxide is a chemical used mainly in the production of sulfuric acid and explosives. Sulfur trioxide is also a significant air pollutant which can mix with moisture in the air to produce "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical c...more »
    779. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuric Acid
     Sulfuric Acid is a chemical used mainly in car batteries and in the fur and leather industries. It is a significant component of air pollution and results in the production of "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sy...more »
    780. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuryl Fluoride
     Sulfuryl Fluoride is a chemical used mainly as a fumigant insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    781. Chemical poisoning -- Tar remover
     Tar remover contains various chemicals (mainly hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    782. Chemical poisoning -- Tau-Fluvalinate
     Tau-Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    783. Chemical poisoning -- Tazimcarb
     Tazimcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    784. Chemical poisoning -- Tecnazene
     Tecnazene is a chemical used mainly to prevent sprouts forming on stored potatoes and as a greenhouse fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is considered only mildly toxic but should nevertheless...more »
    785. Chemical poisoning -- Tefluthrin
     Tefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    786. Chemical poisoning -- Terbufos
     Terbufos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    787. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrachloroethane
     Tetrachloroethane is a chemical used mainly as a dry cleaning solvent but is also used as a degreaser and in paint strippers and spot removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    788. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrachloroethylene
     Tetrachloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as a fabric dry cleaner, degreaser, worming treatment for animals and in the manufacture of freons. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    789. Chemical poisoning -- Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate
     Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    790. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrahydrofuran
     Tetrahydrofuran is a chemical used mainly as a plastic solvent and in the processing of varnish, ink, paint and glue. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    791. Chemical poisoning -- Tetramethrin
     Tetramethrin is an insecticide - it is used mainly for indoor purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Generally, large amounts need to be involved to cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    792. Chemical poisoning -- Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide
     Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide is a chemical used mainly in the production of a variety of electronic components. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    793. Chemical poisoning -- Tetryl
     Tetryl is a chemical used mainly as a military explosive. 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 »
    794. Chemical poisoning -- Thiocarboxime
     Thiocarboxime is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    795. Chemical poisoning -- Thiodicarb
     Thiodicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    796. Chemical poisoning -- Thiofanox
     Thiofanox is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    797. Chemical poisoning -- Thioglycolic Acid
     Thioglycolic Acid is a chemical used mainly in leather processing and in the production of hair straightening solutions, hair removal products, polyvinyl chloride, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and in metal detection reactions. Ingestion and other exposu...more »
    798. Chemical poisoning -- Thiometon
     Thiometon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    799. Chemical poisoning -- Thiram
     Thiram is a chemical used mainly in the rubber industry, latex manufacture and as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved ...more »
    800. Chemical poisoning -- Thorium
     Thorium is an element used mainly as a nuclear power source and in magnesium alloys, electronic tubes, light filaments and electrodes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    801. Chemical poisoning -- Tin
     Tin is an element used mainly in steel can coatings, copper wire coating and solder, bronze and pewter. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    802. Chemical poisoning -- Titanium
     Titanium is an element used mainly in alloys. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    803. Chemical poisoning -- Tolclofos methyl
     Tolclofos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    804. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene Diisocyanate
     Toluene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of elastomers and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    805. Chemical poisoning -- Tralomethrin
     Tralomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    806. Chemical poisoning -- Transfluthrin
     Transfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    807. Chemical poisoning -- Transpermethrin
     Transpermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    808. Chemical poisoning -- Triazophos
     Triazophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    809. Chemical poisoning -- Triazotion
     Triazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    810. Chemical poisoning -- Trichlorfon
     Trichlorfon is an insecticide used mostly in crops. It is considered motderately toxic to humans. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    811. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethane
     Trichloroethane is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent but also in inks and lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    812. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethylene
     Trichloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in adhesives, lacquer, fire retardants and house cleaning solvents. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    813. Chemical poisoning -- Triethanolamine
     Triethanolamine is a widely used chemical. It is involved in the production of cosmetics, toilet products, waxes, resins, paraffins, dyes, polishes and herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    814. Chemical poisoning -- Trifenfos
     Trifenfos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    815. Chemical poisoning -- Trimellitic Anhydride
     Trimellitic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacturing process of paint, plastics, polyester resins and as a curing agent for epoxy and other resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    816. Chemical poisoning -- Trimethacarb
     Trimethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, bird repellent, molluscicide and mamal repellent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    817. Chemical poisoning -- Tungsten
     Tungsten is an element used mainly in light bulb filaments, X-ray tubes, electrodes, superalloys, heating elements and various other high temperature uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    818. Chemical poisoning -- Turpentine Oil
     Turpentine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a solvent, paint thinner and various other applications such as deodorizing fragrances and antiseptics. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms...more »
    819. Chemical poisoning -- Vamidothion
     Vamidothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    820. Chemical poisoning -- Vanadium
     Vanadium is an element used mainly in steel alloys but is also used in glass coatings, electric fuel cells and other applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    821. Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Acetate
     Vinyl Acetate is a chemical used in the manufacturing process of a wide range of products such as adhesives, paints, textiles, wood glue and vehicle glass . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of...more »
    822. Chemical poisoning -- White Phosphorus
     White Phosphorus is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, water treatment, rodenticides and insecticides (for cockroaches). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    823. Chemical poisoning -- Window cleaner
     Window cleaner contains various chemicals (usually alcohols and ammonia) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    824. Chemical poisoning -- XMC
     XMC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The...more »
    825. Chemical poisoning -- Xylene
     Xylene is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and in the manufacture of glue, paint, paper, rubber, pharmaceuticals and polymers. It is also used as a solvent and clarifier for microscopic tissue examinations in laboratories. Ingestion and other exposure...more »
    826. Chemical poisoning -- Xylylcarb
     Xylylcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    827. Chemical poisoning -- Zinc Phosphide
     Zinc Phosphide is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    828. Chemical poisoning -- acetic acid
     Acetic acid is a chemical used for medicinal purposes such as superficial ear infections, jellyfish stings and bladder irrigation. Acetic acid is a also a component of vinegar which is used as a cooking ingredient. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    829. Chemical poisoning -- alpha-Cypermethrin
     alpha-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    830. Chemical poisoning -- beta-Cypermethrin
     Beta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    831. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-Cyhalothrin
     Gamma-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    832. Chemical poisoning -- lambda-Cyhalothrin
     lambda-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ch...more »
    833. Chemical poisoning -- theta-Cypermethrin
     theta -Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of c...more »
    834. Chemical poisoning -- zeta-Cypermethrin
     zeta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    835. Chemical worker's lung (Ammonia)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Ammonia in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to t...more »
    836. Chemical worker's lung (Chlorine)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Chlorine in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to ...more »
    837. Chemical worker's lung (Formalin vapours)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Formalin vapours in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    838. Chemical worker's lung (Hydrogen Sulfide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Hydrogen Sulfide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    839. Chemical worker's lung (Methylene Diisocyanate)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Methylene Diisocyanate in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting t...more »
    840. Chemical worker's lung (Nitrogen dioxide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Nitrogen dioxide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    841. Chemical worker's lung (Ozone)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Ozone in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the...more »
    842. Chemical worker's lung (Phosgene)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Phosgene in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to ...more »
    843. Chemical worker's lung (Sulfur dioxide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Sulfur dioxide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposu...more »
    844. Chemical worker's lung (Trimellitic anhydride)
     Inhalation of a chemical called trimellitic anhydride)in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to...more »
    845. Chemical worker's lung -- Lacquer
     Inhalation of a lacquer (which contains isocyanates) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to ...more »
    846. Chemical worker's lung -- Varnish
     Inhalation of a varnish (which contains isocyanates) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to ...more »
    847. Chest Cold
     Acute lower respiratory infection caused by virus...more »
    848. Chiari Malformation
     Protrusion of the brain down the spinal column....more »
    849. Chicken allergy
     A chicken allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chickens. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the chicken. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    850. Chickenpox
     Common viral infection....more »
    851. Childhood asthma
     Childhood asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during childhood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. The asthma may be triggered by allergens, pollution, viral infections and many other fac...more »
    852. Chinese yam poisoning
     The Chinese yam is a tuberous vine which bears heart shaped leaves on long stems and small clusters of flowers. The raw tubers contain calcium oxalate crystals which can cause symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The tubers are considered to have ...more »
    853. Chitayat Meunier Hodgkinson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by face and finger abnormalities...more »
    854. Chitty-Hall-Webb syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by fractures, bowed shin bones, abnormal forearm bone (radius) and reduced bone mass....more »
    855. Chlamydia pneumoniae
     Specific bacterial type of pneumonia...more »
    856. Chloramphenicol-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Chloramphenicol-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called chloramphenicol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red bloo...more »
    857. Cholera
     An acute bacterial disease transmitted through food or water contaminated with human faeces. The intestinal infection is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae....more »
    858. Cholesterol pneumonia
     Lung inflammation caused by cholesterol....more »
    859. Chondroectodermal dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by dwarfism, extra fingers and/or toes and nail and hair abnormalities....more »
    860. Chorditis
     Inflammation of a cord, usually the vocal or spermatic cord. The inflammation is most often caused by overuse or abuse of the voice but may also be caused by cancer....more »
    861. Chordoma
     Chordomas are rare tumors that arise from embryonic notochordal remnants along the length of the neuraxis at developmentally active sites. These sites are the ends of the neuraxis and the vertebral bodies....more »
    862. Christmas Rose poisoning
     The Christmas Rose plant contains proteoanemonin which can cause blisters and saponins which can cause irritation. The plant is found mainly in Europe. All parts of the plant are poisonous....more »
    863. Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as heart problems, mental retardation, developmental delay, facial dysmorphism and short stature. The symptoms are variable depending on the exact lo...more »
    864. Chromosome 1, monosomy 1p34 p32
     A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as mental retardation, fingernail anomalies and testicular problems....more »
    865. Chromosome 1, monosomy 1q32 q42
     A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as fetal or newborn death, facial dysmorphism, short stature, finger defects and various other anomalies....more »
    866. 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 »
    867. Chromosome 1, uniparental disomy 1q12 q21
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 1 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    868. Chromosome 10, Monosomy 10p
    869. Chromosome 10, trisomy 10p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicate...more »
    870. Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 resulting in variable abnormalities....more »
    871. Chromosome 10p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicate...more »
    872. Chromosome 11, deletion 11p
     A syndrome that is caused by the deletion of short arm (p) of chromosome 11. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    873. Chromosome 11q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the long arm (q) of chromosome 11 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicated...more »
    874. Chromosome 12, 12p trisomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material deleted....more »
    875. 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 »
    876. Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the long arm (q) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. In most cases, death occurs during infancy. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    877. Chromosome 12p deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    878. Chromosome 12p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    879. Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material deleted....more »
    880. Chromosome 12p partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    881. 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 »
    882. Chromosome 12q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the long arm (q) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. In most cases, death occurs during infancy....more »
    883. Chromosome 13 ring syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 13 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic mate...more »
    884. Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of the deleted genetic m...more »
    885. Chromosome 13q deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of the deleted genetic m...more »
    886. Chromosome 13q partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of the deleted g...more »
    887. Chromosome 14 trisomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of genetic material from chromosome 14 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is duplicated....more »
    888. Chromosome 14 trisomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of genetic material from chromosome 14 resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    889. Chromosome 14 uniparental disomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where two homologues are obtained from one parent....more »
    890. Chromosome 14, deletion 14q, partial duplication 14p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 14 and duplication of another portion of chromosome 14 causes various abnormalities such as congenital heart defect, excessive skin on neck and mouth defects....more »
    891. Chromosome 14q, proximal duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder where duplication of a portion of chromosome 14 causes various abnormalities such as facial dysmorphism, limb abnormalities, mental retardation and short stature....more »
    892. Chromosome 15 Ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 15 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic mate...more »
    893. Chromosome 15 trisomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from chromosome 15....more »
    894. Chromosome 15q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 15. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    895. Chromosome 15q tetrasomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of a portion of the long arm of chromosome 15 instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    896. Chromosome 15q, partial duplication (distal q arm)
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the distal part of the long arm of chromosome 15. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    897. Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of a portion of the long arm of chromosome 15 instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the ...more »
    898. Chromosome 15q, trisomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 15. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    899. Chromosome 16p, partial duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the short arm of chromosome 16. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    900. Chromosome 16q, partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    901. Chromosome 16q, partial duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 16. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material. Severe cases often result in sponta...more »
    902. Chromosome 17 ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 17 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic mate...more »
    903. Chromosome 17, deletion 17q23 q24
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    904. Chromosome 17p, partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the short arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    905. Chromosome 17p, partial duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the short arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    906. Chromosome 17q, partial duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    907. Chromosome 18 Ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 18 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic mate...more »
    908. Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing....more »
    909. Chromosome 18, Tetrasomy 18p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of short arm of chromosome 18 instead of the normal two which results in various genital, kidney, digital, head and face abnormalities....more »
    910. Chromosome 18, trisomy 18q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 18. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    911. Chromosome 18p minus syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the short arm of chromosome18 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients....more »
    912. Chromosome 18q, partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 18. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    913. Chromosome 18q- Syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount of genetic material that is missing....more »
    914. Chromosome 19p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm of chromosome 19 is duplicated resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    915. Chromosome 19q, partial duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm of chromosome is triplicated. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size of the duplicated genetic portion....more »
    916. Chromosome 1p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 1 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    917. Chromosome 1p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 1 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two....more »
    918. Chromosome 1q deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 1 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    919. Chromosome 2 trisomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 2 instead of the normal two....more »
    920. Chromosome 2, monosomy 2q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 2 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    921. Chromosome 2, trisomy 2p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 2 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two....more »
    922. Chromosome 20q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving a duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 20 resulting in various physical and developmental abnormalities....more »
    923. 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 »
    924. Chromosome 21, tetrasomy 21q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there is four copies of the long arm of chromosome 21 instead of the normal two which results in various physical and mental anomalies....more »
    925. 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 »
    926. Chromosome 22 Ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 22 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic mate...more »
    927. Chromosome 22 trisomy mosaic
     A rare chromosomal disorder where three copies of chromosome 22 are present in some of the body's cells instead of the normal two. Severity of symptoms is determined by how many cells have the extra chromosomal material....more »
    928. 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 »
    929. Chromosome 22q deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm of chromosome 22 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    930. Chromosome 22q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm of chromosome 22 is duplicated....more »
    931. Chromosome 22q11 Deletion Spectrum
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a small piece of genetic material is missing from chromosome 22 at the q11 location....more »
    932. Chromosome 2p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 2 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    933. Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 2 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two....more »
    934. Chromosome 2p16.1-p15 Deletion Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a range of manifestations including mental retardation and skull and facial anomalies....more »
    935. Chromosome 3, Monosomy 3p2
     A very rare chromosomal disorder involving the deletion of the end portion of short arm of chromosome 3. Symptoms vary according to the exact size and location of the deletion....more »
    936. Chromosome 3, monosomy 3p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 3 is absent and is characterized by mental and growth deficiency, drooping upper eyelid and polydactyly....more »
    937. Chromosome 3, monosomy 3p25
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by mental retardation, short stature, deafness, extra digits, facial anomalies and various other abnormalities....more »
    938. Chromosome 3, trisomy 3q13 2 q25
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various abnormalities including hearing loss, mental retardation, short stature, obesity and uterine and facial anomalies....more »
    939. Chromosome 4 Ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 4 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size and location of the genetic deletion....more »
    940. Chromosome 4 ring syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 4 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size and location of the genetic deletion....more »
    941. Chromosome 4 short arm deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 4 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    942. Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 4 is missing resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    943. Chromosome 4, monosomy 4p14 p16
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various abnormalities including muscle problems, tall stature, mental retardation and hand and facial anomalies....more »
    944. Chromosome 4p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 4 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    945. Chromosome 4p15-16 deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the short arm (p15-16) of chromosome 4 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    946. Chromosome 5p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 rather than the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of the genetic material duplicated....more »
    947. Chromosome 5p tetrasomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 rather than the normal two copies....more »
    948. Chromosome 6 Ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 6 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size of the genetic deletion....more »
    949. Chromosome 6 ring syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 6 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size of the genetic deletion....more »
    950. Chromosome 6, monosomy 6p23
     A very rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various abnormalities including mental retardation, facial, finger and toe anomalies as well as heart, skeletal and neurological problems....more »
    951. 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 »
    952. Chromosome 6, trisomy 6q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    953. Chromosome 6p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 6 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    954. Chromosome 6p partial duplication
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 6 resulting in various abnormalities depending on the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    955. 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 »
    956. Chromosome 6q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    957. Chromosome 7, trisomy 7p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part 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 duplicated....more »
    958. 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 »
    959. Chromosome 7p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 7 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion....more »
    960. Chromosome 7p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part 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 duplicated....more »
    961. 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 »
    962. Chromosome 8 recombinant syndrome
     A rare recombinant chromosomal disorder involving chromosome 8 which results in various abnormalities....more »
    963. Chromosome 8 ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving chromosome 8 which causes various abnormalities such as mental retardation, ureter anomalies, finger defects and facial dysmorphism....more »
    964. Chromosome 8 trisomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 8 rather than the normal two which results in various abnormalities....more »
    965. Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that ...more »
    966. Chromosome 8, mosaic trisomy
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 8 in some of the body's cells. Some cases with this chromosomal abnormality have no clinical symptoms. The presence of abnormalities in some cases is dependent on which body cells...more »
    967. Chromosome 8, trisomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 8 rather than the normal two which results in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is...more »
    968. Chromosome 8, trisomy 8q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in variable abnormalities depending on the location and length of genetic material deleted....more »
    969. Chromosome 8p inverted duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving the inverted duplication of the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 resulting in three copies of the genetic material instead of the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of th...more »
    970. Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in variable abnormalities depending on the location and length of genetic material deleted....more »
    971. Chromosome 9 inversion or duplication
     A very rare genetic disorder where a portion of chromosome 9 is inverted or duplicated which results in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the size and location of the genetic material involved....more »
    972. Chromosome 9 trisomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 9 in the body's cells instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    973. Chromosome 9, Partial Monosomy 9p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 9 is missing resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount of genetic material that is missing....more »
    974. 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 »
    975. Chromosome 9, Trisomy 9p (Multiple Variants)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by mental retardation, head and face malformations and various other abnormalities....more »
    976. Chromosome 9, monosomy 9p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 9 is missing resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    977. Chromosome 9, partial trisomy 9p
     A very rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material on the short arm (p) 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 mate...more »
    978. Chromosome 9, trisomy
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 9 in the body's cells instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic m...more »
    979. Chromosome 9, trisomy 9p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 9 is duplicated so there is three copies of it instead of the normal two....more »
    980. 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 »
    981. Chromosome 9, trisomy 9q32
     A rare chromosomal disorder where duplication of a portion of chromosome 9 causes various abnormalities such as short stature and mental retardation and facial anomalies....more »
    982. Chromosome 9/mosaic
     A rare chromosomal disorder where chromosome 9 is duplicated in some of the body's cells resulting in various abnormalities determined by the type and number of cells that contain the extra genetic material....more »
    983. Chromosome 9p deletion syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the short arm of chromosome 9 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients....more »
    984. Chromosome 9q deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is deleted resulting in variable symptoms....more »
    985. 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 »
    986. Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    987. Chromosome 9q duplication/chromosome 9p deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is duplicated and part of the short arm (p) is deleted resulting in various abnormalities. These chromosomal abnormality occurs in only some of the body's cells (mosaicism)....more »
    988. Chronic Bronchitis
     Chronic bronchitis is a chronic inflammation of the bronchi (medium-size airways) in the lungs....more »
    989. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
     Severe chronic fatigue disorder often following infection....more »
    990. Chronic Granulomatous Disease
     A very rare inherited blood disorder where certain cells involved with immunity (phagocytes) are unable to destroy bacteria and hence the patient suffers repeated bacterial infections....more »
    991. Chronic Kidney Disease
     Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions....more »
    992. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
     A group of blood cancers where excessive numbers of blood cells are made by overactive or cancerous bone marrow. The number of excess blood cells tends to grow slowly. Examples of such disorders includes chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera and...more »
    993. Chronic Sinusitis
     Chronic form of sinusitis, inflammation of the sinus cavities....more »
    994. Chronic anemia
     Chronic anemia refers to a low blood cell count that has occurred over a longer period of time rather than suddenly. It is associated with chronic disease processes e.g. kidney disease....more »
    995. Chronic berylliosis
     A condition that results from long term exposure to beryllium in the form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected....more »
    996. Chronic bronchitis-like cough
     Chronic bronchitis is bronchitis that lasts longer than 3 months and is usually associated with whitish sputum....more »
    997. Chronic constrictive pericarditis
    998. Chronic cough
    999. Chronic laryngotracheitis
     It is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx, which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract and the trachea which may cause respiratory obstruction....more »
    1000. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    1001. Chronic lower respiratory diseases
     General term for various chronic respiratory diseases including COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis...more »
    1002. Chronic pharyngitis
     Chronic inflammation of the pharynx....more »
    1003. Chronic pneumonitis of infancy
     A rare form of interstitial lung disease that occurs in infants. Death is common even if treatment is delivered....more »
    1004. Chronic respiratory conditions
     Chronic disorders of the respiratory (breathing) systems, such as COPD, emphysema, and others....more »
    1005. Chronic rhinitis
     Rhinitis is the medical term describing irritation and inflammation of some internal areas of the nose...more »
    1006. Cigarette smoke allergy
     Cigarette smoke allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body to cigarette smoke. Cigarette smoke allergy is not considered a true allergy but a sensitivity as the smoke is an irritant rather than an allergen. People with other allergies tend to be mo...more »
    1007. Ciguatera poisoning
     Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    1008. Ciliary dyskinesia, due to transposition of ciliary microtubules
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move adequately due to abnormal cilia structure. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respirat...more »
    1009. Ciliary dyskinesia-bronchiectasis
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. The lack of ciliary movement can cause a lung disease called bronchiectasis where a b...more »
    1010. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    1011. Cirrhosis of the liver
     Scarring of the liver from alcohol or other causes....more »
    1012. Classic childhood ALD
     Classic severe form of ALD in boys....more »
    1013. Classical Hodgkin disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    1014. Clayton-Smith Donnai syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by scaly skin and facial and finger anomalies....more »
    1015. Cleidocranial dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by collarbone defects, late ossification of cranial sutures and delayed tooth eruption....more »
    1016. Clematis poisoning
     A flowering vine often used as an ornament house or garden plant. The plant contains a chemical (anemonin) which can cause severe mouth pain if eaten. Skin contact with the plant can also cause skin irritation....more »
    1017. Clomipramine Toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1018. Coagulopathy
     A disorder of the blood where it fails to clot normally....more »
    1019. Coal worker's pneumoconiosis
     A lung disease caused by breathing in coal dust. The condition is generally associated with employees in the coal industry. Symptoms usually resolve when exposure to coal dust stops....more »
    1020. Cobalamin malabsorption, selective, with proteinuria
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1021. Cobra poisoning
     The Cobra is a poisonous snake which can be found in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world. Some cobras are able to spit venom into the victims eye and cause serious symptoms....more »
    1022. Coccidioidomycosis
     An infectious disease caused by a fungus called Coccidioides immitis which is found in the soil. Transmission usually occurs through inhalation but can rarely occur through the skin. Very rarely, infection can spread throughout the body to involve the ski...more »
    1023. Cockayne syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a senile-like appearance, hearing and vision impairment and sun sensitive skin....more »
    1024. Cockayne syndrome type 1
     A rare inherited condition characterized by short stature, light sensitivity and a prematurely aged appearance. Type 1 is an early-onset form and involves progressive symptoms that usually start after 1 year of age....more »
    1025. Coffee Worker's lung
     Inhalation of coffee bean dust in occupational settings can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to small air-bo...more »
    1026. Cohen Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by reduced muscle tone, obesity and prominent front teeth....more »
    1027. Colchicine poisoning
     Ingestion of toxic quantities of colchicines. Colchicine is primarily used as a medicinal theapy for conditions such as gout and familial Mediterranean fever, scleroderma, secondary amyloidosis and pericarditis. The chemical is a natural chemical found in...more »
    1028. Colchicine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1029. Cold & Flu
    1030. Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The red cells are destroyed at an abnormally rapid rate which leads to anemia. Cold haemolytic ane...more »
    1031. Cold sores
     Skin cores on the skin, face, or lips....more »
    1032. 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 »
    1033. Collapsed lung
     Deflation of all or part of one lung...more »
    1034. Collins-Dennis-Clarke-Pope Syndrome
     A very rare condition characterized by congenital hip dislocation, flattened facial appearance and congenital heart defects....more »
    1035. Collins-Pope syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by a dislocated hip, increased finger flexibility and facial anomalies....more »
    1036. Complete Trisomy 18 syndrome
     Complete Trisomy 18 syndrome is the most severe form of Edwards syndrome and involves an extra copy of chromosome 18 in all of the body cells. This severe form causes mental retardation and numerous physical defects that often cause death before birth or ...more »
    1037. Cone rod dystrophy -- amelogenesis imperfecta
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by degeneration of parts of the eye that absorb light (cone rod dystrophy) as well as teeth abnormalities....more »
    1038. Congenital Antithrombin III Deficiency
     A hereditary condition resulting in a deficiency of antithrombin III which affects blood clotting...more »
    1039. Congenital Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease which usually results from autoimmune dysfunction. Congenital myasthenia gravis however results from a genetic defect. Symptoms tend to become worse during the day with activity and improve after rest o...more »
    1040. Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1041. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in males
     A group of disorder that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids. The simple virilizing form involves a moderate deficiency of 21-hydroxylase and differs in its effects on males and females....more »
    1042. Congenital bronchogenic cyst
     A rare birth condition characterized by the formation of a cyst in the middle of the chest, usually near the area where the trachea branches off. The condition may be asymptomatic but if the cyst is large enough it may cause problems by compressing nearby...more »
    1043. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1J
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ij is caused by a defect on chromosome 11q23.3 a...more »
    1044. Congenital herpes simplex
     An infant born with a herpes simplex infection transmitted through the mother. The infection may be localized or involve various internal organs and even the central nervous system in which case death can occur....more »
    1045. Congenital microgastria limb reduction defect
     A rare syndrome characterized by micrograstia and limb reduction as well as other abnormalities....more »
    1046. Congenital mitral malformation
     Malformations of the mitral valve that are present at birth. The mitral valve allows blood to flow between the two chambers on the left side of the heart. Types of mitral malformation are atresia (absent mitral valve), stenosis (narrowed mitral valve) and...more »
    1047. Congenital mitral stenosis
     A heart malformation that is present at birth. The mitral valve is narrower than normal which affects blood flow between the upper and lower chambers on the left side of the heart. It usually occurs in conjunction with other malformations...more »
    1048. Congenital myasthenic syndromes
     A group of genetic condition characterized by abnormal neuromuscular signals. Symptoms tend to become worse with exertion....more »
    1049. Congenital spherocytic anemia
     Congenital Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of re...more »
    1050. Congenital syphilis
     Syphilis inherited from mother during pregnancy....more »
    1051. Conotruncal heart malformations
     A rare group of heart defect involving the outflow tracts. Examples include truncus arteriosus, transposition of great arteries and tetralogy of Fallot. Obviously the symptoms will be determined by which specific defect is involved....more »
    1052. Constrictive pericarditis
     Inflammation, swelling and thickening of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) which causes it to tighten around the heart and affect its function. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    1053. Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis
     Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) that occurs as a complication of tuberculosis. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    1054. Contractures hyperkeratosis lethal
     A rare fatal congenital syndrome where numerous abnormalities arise from reduced fetal movement due to excessively tight skin....more »
    1055. Copper deficiency-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Copper deficiency-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused insufficient quantities of copper. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells due to the lack of copper. The iron becomes abnormally...more »
    1056. Cor Triatriatum
     A rare congenital malformation where the heart has three atria instead of the normal two due to the presence of a separating membrane....more »
    1057. Coral snake poisoning
     The Coral snake is a usually brightly colored, poisonous snake found mainly in America and Africa. The toxicity amongst species is variable. They are considered a shy snake and bites are usually the result of deliberate handling. Coral snakes have to bite...more »
    1058. Corn Lily poisoning
     Corn Lily is a poisonous plant native to the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's appearance is similar to the corn grown as a crop. The plant poison primarily affects the nervous system....more »
    1059. Cornelia de Lange Syndrome
     A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. The severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1060. Cornelia de Lange syndrome 1
     A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. Type 1 is more severe than type 2 though the range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1061. Cornelia de Lange syndrome 3
     A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. Type 3 is a very mild form of the disorder and is typified by mildly unusual facial appearance and no skeletal or limb malformations....more »
    1062. Corneodermatoosseous syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by thick, scaly skin on the palms and soles, corneal changes and dental problems....more »
    1063. Coronavirus-related Cold
     A Coronavirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Coronavirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition. Coronaviruses are a significant cause of common colds ...more »
    1064. Corpus callosum agenesis double urinary collecting
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal development of the structure separating the two halves of the brain as well as duplicated ureters that collect the urine from the kidney and deliver it to the bladder....more »
    1065. Corpus callosum agenesis double urinary collecting system and trigonocephaly
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal development of the structure separating the two halves of the brain as well as duplicated ureters that collect the urine from the kidney and deliver it to the bladder....more »
    1066. Corsican Hellebore poisoning
     The Corsican hellebore is often grown in gardens. It bears cupped, light green flowers. The plant contains a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities. Skin exposure to the plant can also cause skin irritation but...more »
    1067. Corticobasal Degeneration
     A rare progressive neurological disorder where parts of the brain deteriorate....more »
    1068. Cowden's syndrome
     A rare hereditary condition characterized by multiple noncancerous nodules called hamartomas. Sufferers also face an increased risk of particular cancers....more »
    1069. Coxsackievirus-related Cold
     A Coxsackievirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Coxsackievirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    1070. Crack addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use crack on a regular basis. Chronic crack use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Crack is a form of cocaine - powdered cocaine is heated with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate to make rocks of crack. Frequent use l...more »
    1071. Cranioacrofacial syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart, hand, facial and skull anomalies....more »
    1072. Cranioectodermal dysplasia
     A rare condition involving various congenital deformities such as short stature, long head, widely spaced eyes and teeth abnormalities....more »
    1073. Craniofacial -- deafness -- hand syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by facial anomalies, deafness and hand abnormalities....more »
    1074. Craniofacial dysostosis -- arthrogryposis -- progeroid appearence
     A very rare syndrome characterized usually caused by fetal exposure to the cytomegalovirus and resulting in features such as short stature, mental retardation, joint movement problems and facial anomalies....more »
    1075. Craniofacial dysostosis type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include poor vision, hypoplasia of maxilla an impaired hearing....more »
    1076. Craniofrontonasal Syndrome
     A congenital condition with multiple anomalies associated with mental retardation and skeletal disfigurement....more »
    1077. Craniofrontonasal dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder mainly found in females and characterized by premature closing of skull bones and craniofacial and limb abnormalities....more »
    1078. Craniolenticulosutural dysplasia
     A rare syndrome characterized by skeletal defects and an unusual facial appearance consisting mainly of a prominent forehead, wide-set eyes, broad nose and a prominent forehead with a birthmark....more »
    1079. Craniomicromelic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by skull and facial abnormalities, short arms and legs and retarded fetal growth....more »
    1080. Craniosynostosis -- fibular aplasia
     A very rare disorder characterized primarily by the premature fusion of skull bones as well missing or underdeveloped fibula (lower leg bone behind shin bone)....more »
    1081. Craniosynostosis Fontaine type
     A very rare disorder characterized primarily by the premature fusion of skull bones, hand, foot and stomach anomalies and a brain malformation (bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia)....more »
    1082. Craniosynostosis Maroteaux Fonfria type
     A rare disorder which is similar to a condition called Apert syndrome but also involves extra fingers and toes. Apert syndrome is characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of the face and head as well as finger and toe abnormalities. The bones of t...more »
    1083. Craniosynostosis radial aplasia syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature closing of skull bones, growth deficiency and anal, limb, urogenital and craniofacial abnormalities....more »
    1084. Craniosynostosis, anal anomalies, and porokeratosis
     A very rare disorder characterized primarily by the premature fusion of skull bones (coronal sutures), anal anomalies and a skin disorder called porokeratosis....more »
    1085. Cri-du-chat syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where a small portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 is missing. The condition is characterized by a high-pitched cry which is similar to a cat's cry....more »
    1086. Crisponi syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by excessive muscle contractions in response to stimulus, claw hand, distinctive facial features and fever. Most patients die within months of birth due to complications of hyperthermia but some cases are slowly progress...more »
    1087. 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 »
    1088. Crohn's disease of the esophagus
     A rare disorder where Crohn's disease occurs in the esophagus. Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammation of the walls of the digestive tract and usually occurs in the intestines....more »
    1089. Croton poisoning
     The croton is a shrub which bears white flowers and leaves with white, red or yellow coloration through them. The plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin contact with the plant can also cause skin irrit...more »
    1090. Croup
     Respiratory infection with a characteristic cough...more »
    1091. Crumpled helices and small mouth
     A very rare condition observed in two sibling and characterized by the association of a small mouth and crumpled ear helices....more »
    1092. Cryptococcosis
     A fungal infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans which primarily affects the central nervous system and the lungs. People with weakened immune systems such as AIDS sufferers are generally more susceptible to this type of infection....more »
    1093. Cuban lily poisoning
     The Cuban lily is very toxic bulbous herb. It has long thin leaves with sprays of white, blue or purple bell-shaped flowers. The plant originated in Africa, Europe and Asia. Skin contact can cause skin irritation and eating parts of the plant can result i...more »
    1094. Cushing's disease
    1095. Cushing's syndrome
     A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion....more »
    1096. Cutis Laxa with Bone Dystrophy
     A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay....more »
    1097. Cutis Laxa with Growth and Developmental Delay
     A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay....more »
    1098. Cutis Laxa with or without Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation
     A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay....more »
    1099. Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive, Type IIA
     A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay....more »
    1100. Cutis Laxa, Debre Type
     A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay....more »
    1101. Cutis laxa, recessive type 2
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by loose skin and delayed development....more »
    1102. Cutler Syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by multisystem disorders including muscle wasting, ataxia, epilepsy, anemia and kidney disease. The kidney disease is most likely present at birth....more »
    1103. Cutler-Bass-Romshe syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by kidney, neurological and thyroid problems....more »
    1104. 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 »
    1105. Cyclic vomiting syndrome
     A rare disorder involving repeated cyclic episodes of vomiting which occur for no obvious reason....more »
    1106. Cyclophosphamide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclophosphamide 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 »
    1107. Cycloserine-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Cycloserine -induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called Cycloserine. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells...more »
    1108. Cyclosporine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1109. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....more »
    1110. Cytoplasmic body myopathy
     A rare group of muscle diseases caused by protein deposits inside the muscle cells. The severity, rate of progression and extent of muscle involvement is variable....more »
    1111. Dana syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord and pernicious anemia. Various neurological symptoms can result....more »
    1112. Daneman Davy Mancer syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney, thyroid and finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    1113. Daphne poisoning
     Daphne is a shrub that contains a toxin called mezerein (skin irritant) in the bark as well as a toxin called daphnin. The bark, sap and berries are the most toxic parts of the plant. The plant is native to Europe and Asia but is also found in other parts...more »
    1114. De Grouchy Syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    1115. De Sanctis-Cacchione syndrome
     A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by sunlight sensitivity, skin atrophy and pigmentation and skin tumors as well neurologic involvement....more »
    1116. Deadly nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) poisoning
     The deadly nightshade is a woody vine and is considered quite toxic. It is found in Europe, Asia, North Africa and North America. There are a number of species of nightshade with variable toxicity. The Solanum dulcamara is considered less toxic with about...more »
    1117. Deafness -- goiter -- stippled epiphyses
     A congenital metabolic disorder where the body fails to respond to thyroid hormone even though there is sufficient quantities of the hormone....more »
    1118. Deafness -- thyroid hormone resistance
     An inherited disorder where the body fails to respond to thyroid hormone even though there is sufficient quantities of the hormone....more »
    1119. Deafness, vitiligo, achalasia
     A rare disorder characterized by deafness, achalasia (difficulty swallowing) and patches of reduced pigmentation in the skin (vitiligo)....more »
    1120. Decreased folate
    1121. Decreased mean cell haemoglobin
    1122. Decreased mean cell haemoglobin concentration
    1123. Decreased mean cell volume
    1124. Decreased salivary function
    1125. Decreased salivation
    1126. Defibrination syndrome
     The generation of fibrin in the blood and consumption of pro-coagulants and platelets occurring in complications of obstetrics...more »
    1127. Dehydration
     Loss of fluids in the body...more »
    1128. Del (1) (pter-p36.3) mosaicism
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where the end portion of the short arm of chromosome one is missing in some body cells. The type and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1129. Del (2) (p13-p11.2)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in two reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1130. Del (3) (pter-25)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in 22 reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1131. Del (3) (pter-p25) and dup (20) (q13-qter)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in six reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1132. Delayed Viral Syndromes
     Syndromes caused by viral infections that are delayed in there appearance...more »
    1133. Deletion 14q partial duplication 14p partial
     A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 14 and duplication of another portion of chromosome 14 causes various abnormalities such as congenital heart defect, excessive skin on neck and mouth defects. The type and severity of s...more »
    1134. Deletion 18q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    1135. Deletion 22q11
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a small piece of genetic material is missing from chromosome 22 at the q11 location....more »
    1136. Deletion 3p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 3 is absent and is characterized by mental and growth deficiency, drooping upper eyelid and extra digits....more »
    1137. Deletion 6q16 q21
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized primarily by facial anomalies, mental retardation and a short head....more »
    1138. Deletion of the Short Arm of Chromosome 1
     A condition characterized by deletion of the short arm of chromosome 1...more »
    1139. Delphinium poisoning
     Delphinium is a member of the Buttercup family and contains toxic alkaloids. It's seeds are very toxic but other parts of the plant are also poisonous. As the plant ages, it becomes less poisonous. Toxicity varies amongst species....more »
    1140. Dengue fever
     An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes....more »
    1141. Dennis cohen syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by unusual facial appearance, mental retardation, short stature and sparse hair....more »
    1142. Dental abscess
     Abscess of tooth, gum, or jawbone...more »
    1143. Dentin dysplasia -- sclerotic bones
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by teeth and bone abnormalities....more »
    1144. Dentin dysplasia, radicular
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal dentin formation which results in abnormal tooth roots and pulp chambers....more »
    1145. Dentinogenesis
     A medical term for the formation of dentin which is the main component of teeth. Abnormal dentinogenesis e.g. dentinogenesis imperfecta can result in various tooth abnormalities....more »
    1146. Dentinogenesis imperfecta, type I
     A rare inherited condition which occurs in people suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) and is characterized by tooth structure abnormalities....more »
    1147. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    1148. 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 »
    1149. Dermo-odontodysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by tooth, skin, hair and nail abnormalities....more »
    1150. Desipramine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1151. Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
     A relatively uncommon form of lung inflammation that has no apparent cause though the majority of patients have a history of smoking. Symptoms tend to develop over a period of six months to one and a half years....more »
    1152. Detergent worker's disease
     Inhalation of detergent in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. Chronic exposure can lead to progressive lung symptoms which can gradually lead to symptoms such...more »
    1153. Devil's Ivy poisoning
     Devil's Ivy is a vine related to the philodendron plant and contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause irritation and skin reactions. All parts of the plant are toxic....more »
    1154. Devil's trumpet poisoning
     The Devil's trumpet is a shrubby plant with purple stems and large white or yellow flowers. The fruit is covered by a spiny shell. The plant originated in china and is often used as an ornamental outdoor plant. The plant contains tropane alkaloids which c...more »
    1155. Dextrocardia-bronchiectasis-sinusitis
     A genetic disorder characterized by sinusitis, bronchiectasis and situs inversus....more »
    1156. 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 »
    1157. Diabetes
     Failing or reduced ability of the body to handle sugars....more »
    1158. Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy
     A rare association of diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness....more »
    1159. Diabetic neuropathy
     Nerve damage from diabetes affecting any body part; most commonly feet....more »
    1160. Dialyzer hypersensitivity syndrome
     An anaphylactic reaction that occurs in some patients who are dialyzed on artificial kidneys. A compound (ethylene oxide) used to dry sterilize artificial kidneys is a likely allergen....more »
    1161. Die-Smulders-Vles-Fryns syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by facial anomalies, long thin fingers and mental retardation....more »
    1162. Dieffenbachia poisoning
     Dieffenbachia is a common houseplant which has large leaves. The plant contains poisonous chemicals (oxalic acid and asparagine) which can cause various symptoms if large amounts of the plant is ingested....more »
    1163. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
     A form of degenerative arthritis characterized by calcification on the sides of the spine vertebrae as well as inflammation and calcification of tendons where they attach to bone which often results in bone spurs....more »
    1164. Diffuse leiomyomatosis with Alport syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple tumors (in the esophagus, female genitals, trachea and bronchus) and Alport syndrome which involves progressive kidney dysfunction....more »
    1165. Diffuse panbronchiolitis
     A pulmonary disease involving chronic inflammation of the airways which causes obstruction and can lead to respiratory failure and even death if untreated....more »
    1166. 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 »
    1167. Digestive tract cancer
    1168. Dilated cardiomyopathy
     A rare chronic heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated or have impaired contractility....more »
    1169. Dimorphic anemia
     Dimorphic refers to anemia that has two different causes acting together e.g. iron deficiency as well as a Vitamin B12 deficiency....more »
    1170. Dinno-Shearer-Weisskopf syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by long limbs, tall stature, large head, ataxia and facial anomalies....more »
    1171. Diphallus -- rachischisis -- imperforate anus
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities, absent anal opening and malformed vertebrae....more »
    1172. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    1173. Dirofilaria immitis infection
     Infection with the dog heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) which is transmitted from dogs to humans through mosquito bites....more »
    1174. Discontinuation syndrome
     Symptoms that can occur when a person suddenly stops taking their high blood pressure medication....more »
    1175. Distal myopathy with vocal cord weakness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle weakness in the end portion of the arms and legs as well as the vocal cord and pharynx....more »
    1176. Distinctive Craniofacial Features -- Pterygia -- Mental Retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, underdeveloped genitals and various skull and facial anomalies....more »
    1177. Distomatosis
     Infection by parasitic flat worms. Infection can involve liver, lungs or intestines. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. Contamination usually occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water....more »
    1178. Dobrow syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal webbing inside the mouth, short stature, eye problems, mental retardation and small head, jaw, eyes and mouth....more »
    1179. Dog allergy
     A dog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to dogs. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of dogs. Dogs frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to dogs...more »
    1180. Dominant cleft palate
     An opening in the roof of the mouth that is inherited as a dominant trait (only one parent has to have the genetic defect for it to be passed on to offspring). The opening may be covered by skin or completely open. The size of the opening can affect the s...more »
    1181. Down Syndrome
     A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation....more »
    1182. Down's Syndrome associated Alzheimer's disease
     Early-onset Alzheimer's is more prevalent in Down's Syndrome sufferers than in the general population. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory...more »
    1183. 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 »
    1184. Doxepin toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1185. Doxepine-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Doxepine -induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    1186. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    1187. Drug-Induced Pemphigus
     Pemphigus is an autoimmune skin blistering disease which affects mainly the skin - mucous membranes are rarely affected. Drug-induced pemphigus is an autoimmune response to a drug....more »
    1188. Drug-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a medication triggers the body's immune system to destroy its own red blood cells which results in anemia. Certain drugs are more likely to trigger this abnormal immune response than others e.g. ce...more »
    1189. Drug-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Drug-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by drugs such as cycloserine, isoniazid and ethanol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blo...more »
    1190. Drug-induced asthma
     Drug-induced associated asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by taking a particular drug. There is a large range of drugs that have the potential to produce asthmatic symptoms in susceptible people. The severity of ...more »
    1191. Dry mouth
     A condition characterized by the sensation of a dry mouth...more »
    1192. Dubowitz Syndrome
     A rare genetic and developmental disorder characterized by infantile eczema, small stature, microcephaly and peculiar facial features....more »
    1193. Duck allergy
     A duck allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to ducks. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the duck. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1194. Duodenal ulcer
     A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). The word "peptic" refers to pepsin, a stomach enzyme that breaks down proteins. If a peptic ulcer is located in the stomach it is called a gastric ...more »
    1195. Dup (3) (pter-p21) and del (18) (q21-qter)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in two reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1196. Dup(1) (q24-q41)
     A very rare chromosomal disorder (two reported cases) where a portion of the long arm (q24-q41) of chromosome one is duplicated. The type and severity of symptoms may vary - one patient died soon after birth whereas the other survived with severe problems...more »
    1197. Duplication 18
     A rare genetic chromosomal syndrome where the child has an extra third copy of chromosome 18. Most fetuses are aborted before term, but a live birth with this condition occurs with a frequency around 1-in-3000. Duplication 18 syndrome is more severe than ...more »
    1198. Dust mite allergies
     Allergy to dust mites in household dust....more »
    1199. Dyschondrosteosis -- nephritis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development and kidney disease....more »
    1200. Dysgnathia complex
     A very rare disorder characterized by a small or absent jaw, ear abnormalities and a small mouth and tongue. The severity and range of symptoms is variable....more »
    1201. Dysharmonic skeletal maturation -- muscular fiber disproportion
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development and muscle problems....more »
    1202. Dysmorphism -- abnormal vocalization -- mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, facial abnormalities and an abnormal voice....more »
    1203. Dysosteosclerosis
     A rare inherited condition characterized by bone development abnormalities (excessive hardening of bone and flattened vertebrae), characteristic facial features. Excessive bone growth at the base of the skull can damage the optic nerves and affect vision....more »
    1204. Dysostosis acral with facial and genital abnormalities
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by short stature and head, face, skeletal and genital abnormalities. The facial appearance is that of a two-month old fetus. The severity and range of symptoms is variable. This dominantly inherited form of Rob...more »
    1205. Dysphonia, chronic spasmodic
     A speech disorder which sounds like stuttering and is caused by abnormal vocal cord movement....more »
    1206. Dystonia 12
     A very rare syndrome involving the early start of symptoms of dystonia and parkinsonism. The onset of the symptoms usually occurs suddenly over weeks or even hours and then progresses slowly....more »
    1207. Dystonia with cerebellar atrophy
     A recessively inherited movement disorder (dystonia) which responds poorly to Levodopa treatment and involves wasting of part of the brain....more »
    1208. Dystonias
     Muscle problems causing movement disorders...more »
    1209. Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
     A rare inherited skin blistering condition which can vary in severity depending on how it is inherited. Recessively inherited are more severe than dominantly inherited cases and can cause the loss of patches of skin and scarring which can impair limb func...more »
    1210. Eagle's syndrome
     A group of symptoms caused by calcification of the stylohyoid ligament and an abnormally long styloid process. The styloid process is a bone at the base of the skull which is attached to muscles and ligaments connected to the throat and tongue. If this bo...more »
    1211. Ear wax
     Buildup of wax (cerumen) inside the ear canal...more »
    1212. Ear, patella, short stature syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder abnormalities of the inner and outer ear structures, missing kneecap and short stature as well as other physical and developmental abnormalities....more »
    1213. Early-onset Alzheimer's
     Early-onset Alzheimer's is a form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to genetic defects or occurs in a familial pattern. It is not as common as the non-inherited form of Alzheimer's - occurs in up to 90% of Alzheimer sufferers. Alzheimer's disease is a...more »
    1214. Ebola
     Dangerous virus mostly found in Africa....more »
    1215. Echinococcus granulosus
     A infection caused by a type of small tapeworm...more »
    1216. Echovirus-related Cold
     An Echovirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Echovirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    1217. Ectodermal dysplasia -- blindness
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly be mental retardation, vision loss, short stature and teeth and hair abnormalities....more »
    1218. Ectodermal dysplasia -- ectrodactyly -- macular dystrophy
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by skin, hair, nail and eye abnormalities as well as missing fingers....more »
    1219. Ectodermal dysplasia -- mental retardation -- CNS malformation
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, central nervous system disorders and skin, hair and nail abnormalities....more »
    1220. Ectodermal dysplasia -- mental retardation -- central nervous system malformation
     A rare syndrome characterized by severe mental retardation, hypothyroidism, abnormal brain development and hair, teeth and nail abnormalities....more »
    1221. Ectodermal dysplasia anhidrotic
     A rare inherited condition involving skin, hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. The condition is characterized by the absence of sweat and sebaceous glands, underdeveloped hair and teeth, characteristic face and other physical deformities....more »
    1222. Ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic, autosomal dominant
     A very rare inherited disorder that affects the development of skin, hair, nails, teeth and sweat glands during the fetal stage....more »
    1223. Ectrodactyly -- Ectodermal Dysplasia -- Cleft Lip/Palate Syndrome, Type 1
     EEC (Ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, cleft lip/palate) is a rare inherited condition characterized by split hand and foot deformities of variable severity, cleft lip or palate and teeth and hair anomalies. There are two main types of EEC which differ ...more »
    1224. Ectrodactyly -- Ectodermal Dysplasia -- Cleft Lip/Palate Syndrome, Type 3
     EEC (Ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, cleft lip/palate) is a rare inherited condition characterized by split hand and foot deformities of variable severity, cleft lip or palate and teeth and hair anomalies. There are two main types of EEC which differ ...more »
    1225. Ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-cleft lip/cleft palate
     A rare inherited condition characterized by abnormalities of the fingers, toes, hair, glands, eyes anr urinary tract....more »
    1226. 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 »
    1227. Edinburgh malformation syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mental and physical retardation, infant death and various other abnormalities....more »
    1228. Edward Syndrome
     A rare genetic chromosomal syndrome where the child has an extra third copy of chromosome 18. Most fetuses are aborted before term, but a live birth with this condition occurs with a frequency around 1-in-3000. Duplication 18 syndrome is more severe than ...more »
    1229. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, joint dislocations and skin hyperextensibility and fragility - a combination of ED types I and II....more »
    1230. Ehrlichiosis
     Bacterial tick-borne disease...more »
    1231. Eisenmenger Syndrome
     Increased lung blood pressure that can result from conditions such as a hole in the wall between the two heart chambers....more »
    1232. Elapid poisoning
     Sea snakes, Kraits and cobras are from the Elapid group of snakes. The toxicity of the venom varies depending on the species. The venom is usually toxic to the nerves or heart. Early symptoms such as drowsiness can occur within 30 minutes with more severe...more »
    1233. Electrolyte abnormality
     An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of ...more »
    1234. Elephant's-ear poisoning
     The Elephant's ear is a common garden plant which has large, heart-shaped leaves on long stalks. The plant contains calcium oxalate and saphotoxin which can cause poisoning if eaten and irritation upon contact with skin or eyes. The toxins are quite poiso...more »
    1235. Ellis-van Creveld syndrome
    1236. Emanuel syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 11 is translocated with a portion of chromosome 22. The disorder involves a wide range of abnormalities such as kidney, genital and heart abnormalities, mental retardation, small head and failure t...more »
    1237. Emotional stress related asthma
     Emotional stress related asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by emotional stress....more »
    1238. Emphysema
     Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis....more »
    1239. Endocardial fibroelastosis
     A rare heart disorder characterized by a thickening of the heart muscle lining causing heart enlargement and heart failure....more »
    1240. Endodermal sinus tumor
     A form of malignant germ cell tumor that occurs mainly in young children. They can occur in the testis, ovaries, uterus, abdomen, thorax, tailbone region, vagina, liver, retroperitoneum and pineal ventricle of the brain. Symptoms will vary depending on th...more »
    1241. Engelhard-Yatziv syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by droopy eyelids, small head and finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    1242. English Ivy poisoning
     English Ivy is a poisonous vine fund in Europe, US and Canada. The leaves and berries are the most toxic part of the plant but all parts of the plant are toxic. Falcarinol and polyacetylene are the toxic chemicals found in the plant....more »
    1243. Enterovirus-related Cold
     Enterovirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Enterovirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    1244. Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in some people who take the antidepressant L-tryptophan....more »
    1245. Eosinophilic asthma
     Eosinophilic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult. The severity of sym...more »
    1246. Epidermalolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    1247. Epidermoid carcinoma
     A non-small-cell type of lung cancer. The cancer develops from cells that line the inside of the lungs....more »
    1248. Epidermolysa bullosa simplex and limb girdle muscular dystrophy
     A rare syndrome involving fragile skin that blisters easily as well as muscle weakness and wasting in the head and limbs. The severity of the blistering and muscle weakness is variable with some sufferers dying during infancy....more »
    1249. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
     An acquired autoimmune skin condition characterized by blisters which cause scarring on the skin of joints and sometimes the skull....more »
    1250. Epidermolysis bullosa inversa dystrophica
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily. The corneas, vulval and anal areas are involved as well as the trunk, neck, thighs and legs....more »
    1251. Epidermolysis bullosa, acquired
    1252. Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional, with pyloric atrophy
     A rare inherited skin disease which is characterized by fragile skin which readily forms skin blisters as well as obstruction of the passage from the stomach to the intestine (pylorus). Death usually occurs within weeks of birth....more »
    1253. Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    1254. Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    1255. Epiglotitis
     Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat...more »
    1256. Epiglottiditis
     A condition characterized by inflammation of the epiglottis of the throat...more »
    1257. Epiglottis diseases
     Diseases that affect the epiglottis...more »
    1258. Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 1
     A genetic form of epilepsy which is severe and starts during infancy. This form of the condition is caused by a defect on the ARX gene....more »
    1259. Epstein's Syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by the association of kidney disease, deafness and a blood disorder....more »
    1260. Erdheim-Chester Disease
     A condition which is defined as a non langerhans cell histiocytosis...more »
    1261. Erdheim-Chester syndrome
     A very rare lipid storage disorder involving lipid deposits in various organs and hardening of the ends of long bones which affects the growth of the bone. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1262. 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 »
    1263. Esophageal Atresia and/or Tracheoesophageal Fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach. An abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus may or may not also be present. The two abnormalities usually occur together....more »
    1264. Esophageal atresia
     A rare birth defect where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach....more »
    1265. Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus as well as an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach....more »
    1266. Esophageal carcinoma
     A cancer of the esophagus....more »
    1267. Esophageal disorder
    1268. Esophageal diverticulum
     Stretched pocket area of esophagus tissue...more »
    1269. Esophageal stricture
     Narrowing of the esophagus...more »
    1270. Esophagitis
     Inflammation of the esophagus...more »
    1271. Esophagus Cancer
     Cancer of the esophagus in the throat....more »
    1272. Esophagus diseases
     Diseases affecting the esophagus...more »
    1273. Essential thrombocytosis -- same as essential thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder where the blood contains too many platelets due to excessive megakaryocytes (platelet-producing cells). Platelets are essential for blood clotting but in essential thrombocythemia excessive platelets can cause the blood to form abnor...more »
    1274. Ethanol-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Ethanol-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by consuming ethanol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells which make them una...more »
    1275. 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 »
    1276. Eucalyptus Oil poisoning
     Eucalyptus oil can be used for medicinal purposes but excessive ingestion can cause problems. Likewise, eating the leaves of the eucalyptus plant (very unlikely) can also cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    1277. Eugenol oil poisoning
     Eugenol oil is used as a supplement or as a therapeutic ingredient in various medications and foods but excessive doses of undiluted oil can cause symptoms. Smoking undiluted cloves in cigarettes can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms ...more »
    1278. Exercise induced anaphylaxis
     A rare form of hives triggered by exercise. The condition can progress to shock and even death. Some sufferers are prone to this condition if they eat certain foods (especially wheat) before exercising....more »
    1279. Exercise-induced asthma
     Exercise-induced asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is triggered by exercise. The severity of symptoms is variable. Exercise involving long periods of activity or is done in a cold environment is more likely to trigger asth...more »
    1280. Exogenous lipoid pneumonia
     A rare disorder where lung inflammation results from inhalation or aspiration of fatty or oily material. Examples of fatty sources includes oil-based nasal inhalation drops, cosmetic oil. The severity of the condition can vary greatly depending on the amo...more »
    1281. Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
     A rare form of cancer that originates in germ cells that are found in areas such as the brain, chest, tailbone or abdomen rather than the ovaries or testicles. Germ cells are the precursors for male sperm and female eggs. The symptoms are determined by th...more »
    1282. Extrinsic asthma
     Extrinsic asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by an exposure to an allergen. Extrinsic asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways in response to exposure to the allergen. Examples of possible allergens include dust mites, pollen...more »
    1283. FACES syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, webbed fingers and toes and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    1284. FG Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by anal abnormalities, reduced muscle tone and a prominent forehead....more »
    1285. FG syndrome 1
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by anal abnormalities, reduced muscle tone and abnormal brain development. In type 1, the genetic defect is located on chromosome Xq12-q21.31....more »
    1286. FG syndrome 2
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by anal abnormalities, reduced muscle tone and abnormal brain development. In type 2, the genetic defect is located on chromosome Xq28....more »
    1287. FG syndrome 3
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by anal abnormalities, reduced muscle tone and abnormal brain development. In type 3, the genetic defect is located on chromosome Xp22.3....more »
    1288. FG syndrome 4
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by anal abnormalities, reduced muscle tone and abnormal brain development. In type 4, the genetic defect is located on chromosome Xp11.4-p11.3....more »
    1289. FG syndrome 5
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by anal abnormalities, reduced muscle tone and abnormal brain development. In type 5, the genetic defect is located on chromosome Xq22.3....more »
    1290. FOSMN syndrome
     A rare neurodegenerative disorder that starts in the face and spreads to the scalp and upper body. The condition progresses slowly....more »
    1291. Facial clefting corpus callosum agenesis
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of facial clefts with a brain defect where the structure between the two halves of the brain (corpus callosum) fails to develop. Symptoms may vary somewhat depending on how much of the corpus callosum is mi...more »
    1292. 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 »
    1293. Faciocardiomelic dysplasia, lethal
     A very rare lethal syndrome characterized by facial, heart and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    1294. Faciodigitogenital syndrome, recessive form
     A rare syndrome characterized by facial, digital and genital abnormalities....more »
    1295. False Hellebore poisoning
     False Hellebore is a herbaceous plant which bears large clusters of greenish-yellow flowers on the ends of branches. The plant is found mainly growing in the wild in the US. The plant contains steroidal alkaloids which can cause symptoms if large quantiti...more »
    1296. Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
     Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality and behaviour. Familial forms of the disease tend to run in families and are linked to mu...more »
    1297. Familial Selective Vitamin B12 Malabsorption
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1298. Familial Treacher Collins syndrome
     Treacher Collins syndrome is a rare inherited disorder characterized by down-slanting eye slits, malformed external ear, abnormal lower eyelid and underdeveloped cheeks. In the familial form, the condition tends to occur in a number of people within a fam...more »
    1299. Familial emphysema
     A rare genetic form of emphysema caused by a deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) which results in destruction of the elastin component of the lung structure. The disorder tends to run in families (familial)....more »
    1300. Familial hypersensitivity pneumonitis
     An immune-mediated lung disease that occurs in a familial pattern....more »
    1301. Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile
     An infantile form of an inherited biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme called cerebroside sulfatase. The enzyme deficiency causes cerebroside sulfate to build up within the body and causes damage to the nervous system including the bra...more »
    1302. Fanconi-Albertini-Zellweger syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by congenital heart defect, brain abnormalities, unusual face and metabolic acidosis....more »
    1303. 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 »
    1304. Farmer's lung
     A condition that affects farmers who are exposed to mouldy hay or crops. The lungs become inflamed due to a hypersensitivity reaction to the exposure....more »
    1305. Farmer's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni
     Inhalation of moldy contaminated with bacteria (Micropolyspora faeni) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune sy...more »
    1306. Farmer's lung -- Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
     Inhalation of moldy contaminated with bacteria (Thermoactinomyces vulgaris) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's imm...more »
    1307. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    1308. Fazio-Londe syndrome
     A rare inherited motor neuron disease characterized by progressive muscle weakness which ultimately leads to premature death....more »
    1309. Feather Plucker's lung
     Inhalation of particles from chicken feathers in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposur...more »
    1310. Febrile Seizures
     Fever-caused seizures in infants or children....more »
    1311. Fechtner syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of large blood platelets, kidney inflammation, deafness and abnormal leukocytes....more »
    1312. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    1313. Fenton-Wilkinson-Toselano syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by ataxia, light sensitivity and short stature....more »
    1314. Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
     A rare, potentially life-threatening disorder where the mother's blood platelets are incompatible with that of the fetus and the mother's antibodies cross the placenta and destroy fetal platelets....more »
    1315. Filovirus
     A group of viruses that includes Marburg and Ebola...more »
    1316. Fine-Lubinsky syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a short head, deafness, cataracts and mental retardation....more »
    1317. Fish meal worker's lung
     Inhalation of a fish meal particles in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the f...more »
    1318. Fisher (M.) syndrome
     A rare type of nerve disease involving muscle coordination problems, eye muscle paralysis and absent reflexes. It appears to be caused by the body's own immune system destroying the protective layer around nerves. The condition is usually preceded by a vi...more »
    1319. Flaccid dysarthria
     A neurological voice disorder caused by damage or malfunction of the cranial or spinal nerves. May be caused by trauma, surgery, stroke, tumor, infection, degenerative diseases and muscle diseases....more »
    1320. Fleisher syndrome
     A rare inherited condition characterized by a deficiency of growth hormones and reduced blood levels of antibodies in the blood....more »
    1321. Flu
     Very common viral respiratory infection....more »
    1322. Flu-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to flu, or exhibition flu-like symptoms....more »
    1323. Fluke infections
     An infection caused by flukes...more »
    1324. Fluorosis
     Excessive fluoride in the body...more »
    1325. Focal sensory seizure
     A focal sensory seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in a part of the brain involved with the senses. The resulting symptoms involve unusual sensations that affect andy of the senses - touch, taste, hearing, vision and smell....more »
    1326. Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome
     A rare condition causes weakness or mild paralysis of certain face and jaw muscles. The condition usually occurs when the blood supply to certain parts of the brain are interrupted eg blood clot....more »
    1327. Folate-deficiency anemia
     Folate-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of folate in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. It is usually the result of a poor diet, malabsorption issues or the use of certain medications....more »
    1328. Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma
     A rare form of malignant cancer involving follicular dendritic cells - it usually occurs in the lymph nodes but can also occur in other parts of the body involved with the immune system. Symptoms will vary depending on which part of the body the cancer oc...more »
    1329. Follicular hamartoma -- alopecia -- cystic fibrosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by small benign growths that develop in hair follicles, alopecia and cystic fibrosis....more »
    1330. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- chocolate
     An intolerance to chocolate is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to chocolate. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the food. The amount of chocolate required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the ...more »
    1331. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulphite
     An intolerance to sulphite is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulphite. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the substance. The amount of sulphite required to trigger the onset of symptoms and th...more »
    1332. Food Additive Allergy -- Annatto
     Annatto allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called annatto which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    1333. Food Additive Allergy -- BHA antioxidants
     A BHA antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHA antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    1334. Food Additive Allergy -- BHT antioxidants
     A BHT antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHT antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    1335. Food Additive Allergy -- Carmine
     A carmine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carmine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (red yoghurt, red popsicles, red drinks) as well as in some cosmetics The specific symptoms that can result can vary consider...more »
    1336. Food Additive Allergy -- amaranth
     An amaranth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called amaranth which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mi...more »
    1337. Food Additive Allergy -- antioxidants
     An antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called antioxidants which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    1338. Food Additive Allergy -- benzoate
     A benzoate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called benzoate which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1339. Food Additive Allergy -- carageenan gum
     A carageenan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called carageenan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild t...more »
    1340. Food Additive Allergy -- erythrosine
     An erythrosine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called erythrosine which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    1341. Food Additive Allergy -- guar gum
     A guar gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called guar gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1342. Food Additive Allergy -- gum
     A gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1343. Food Additive Allergy -- gum acacia
     A gum acacia allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum acacia which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe...more »
    1344. Food Additive Allergy -- gum tragacanth
     A gum tragacanth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum traganth (type of gum) which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range...more »
    1345. Food Additive Allergy -- lecithin
     A lecithin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called lecithin which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1346. Food Additive Allergy -- locust bean gum
     A locust bean gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called locust bean gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild...more »
    1347. Food Additive Allergy -- quinoline yellow
     A quinoline yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called quinoline yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and...more »
    1348. Food Additive Allergy -- saffron
     A saffron allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called saffron which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and ma...more »
    1349. Food Additive Allergy -- salicytes
     A salicylate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called salicylate which is used in a number of foods. Salicylates also occur naturally in a wide range of plant foods especially fruits. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1350. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite
     A sulphite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1351. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite derivative
     A sulphite derivative allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite derivative which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    1352. Food Additive Allergy -- sunset yellow
     A sunset yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called sunset yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    1353. Food Additive Allergy -- tartrazine
     A tartrazine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tartrazine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (some breakfast cereals, cake mixes, chocolate chips etc.) The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably ...more »
    1354. Food Additive Allergy -- xanthan gum
     A xanthan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called xanthan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to seve...more »
    1355. Food Allergy -- Coriander
     A coriander allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coriander or food containing coriander. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and ...more »
    1356. Food Allergy -- Linden tea
     A linden tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to linden tea or food containing linden tea. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) a...more »
    1357. Food Allergy -- MSG
     An MSG allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to MSG or food containing MSG. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    1358. Food Allergy -- Quorn
     A quorn allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to quorn or food containing quorn. Quorn is a type of protein made from a fungus. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immuno...more »
    1359. Food Allergy -- abalone
     An abalone allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to abalone or food containing abalone. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1360. Food Allergy -- almond
     An almond allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to almonds or food containing almonds. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1361. Food Allergy -- aniseed
     An aniseed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to aniseed or food containing aniseed. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    1362. Food Allergy -- apple
     An apple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apples or food containing apples. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1363. Food Allergy -- apricot
     An apricot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apricots or food containing apricots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1364. Food Allergy -- avocado
     An avocado allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to avocados or food containing avocados. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1365. Food Allergy -- banana
     A banana allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bananas or food containing bananas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histami...more »
    1366. Food Allergy -- barley
     A barley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to barley or food containing barley. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1367. Food Allergy -- bean
     A bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beans or food containing beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in ...more »
    1368. 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 »
    1369. Food Allergy -- beer
     A beer allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beer or food containing beer. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    1370. Food Allergy -- bell pepper
     A bell pepper allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bell peppers or food containing bell pepper. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    1371. Food Allergy -- brazil nut
     A brazil nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to brazil nuts or food containing brazil nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The speci...more »
    1372. 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 »
    1373. Food Allergy -- cabbage
     A cabbage allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cabbage or food containing cabbage. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1374. Food Allergy -- carp
     A carp (type of fish) allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carp or food containing carp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    1375. Food Allergy -- carrot
     A carrot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carrots or food containing carrots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1376. Food Allergy -- cashew
     A cashew allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cashews or food containing cashews. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1377. Food Allergy -- castor bean
     A castor bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to castor beans or food containing castor beans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The sp...more »
    1378. Food Allergy -- celery
     A celery allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to celery or food containing celery. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1379. Food Allergy -- chamomile tea
     A chamomile tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chamomile tea or food containing chamomile. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    1380. Food Allergy -- cherry
     A cherry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cherries or food containing cherries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1381. Food Allergy -- chestnut
     A chestnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chestnuts or food containing chestnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1382. Food Allergy -- chick pea
     A chick pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chick peas or food containing chick peas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    1383. 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 »
    1384. Food Allergy -- cinnamon
     A cinnamon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cinnamon or food containing cinnamon. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1385. Food Allergy -- coconut
     A coconut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coconuts or food containing coconut. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    1386. Food Allergy -- codfish
     A codfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to codfish or food containing codfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1387. Food Allergy -- crab
     A crab allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crabs or food containing crab. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that c...more »
    1388. Food Allergy -- crayfish
     A crayfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crayfish or food containing crayfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1389. Food Allergy -- cumin
     A cumin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cumin or food containing cumin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    1390. Food Allergy -- date palm
     A date palm allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to date palms or food containing date palms. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific...more »
    1391. 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 »
    1392. Food Allergy -- fennel
     A fennel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fennel or food containing fennel. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1393. Food Allergy -- fish
     A fish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fish or food containing fish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1394. Food Allergy -- frog
     A frog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to eating frogs or food containing frogs. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1395. Food Allergy -- fruit
     A fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fruit or food containing fruit. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. Cooking the fruit may reduce or eliminate the reaction. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    1396. Food Allergy -- garbanzo (legume)
     A garbanzo allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garbanzo or food containing garbanzo. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1397. Food Allergy -- garlic
     A garlic allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garlic or food containing garlic. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1398. 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 »
    1399. Food Allergy -- hazelnut
     A hazelnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hazelnuts or food containing hazelnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1400. Food Allergy -- hops
     A hop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hops or food containing hops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    1401. Food Allergy -- kidney bean
     A kidney bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kidney bean or food containing kidney bean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spec...more »
    1402. Food Allergy -- kiwi fruit
     A kiwi fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kiwi fruit or food containing kiwi fruit. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specifi...more »
    1403. 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 »
    1404. Food Allergy -- lentil
     A lentil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lentils or food containing lentils. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1405. Food Allergy -- lettuce
     A lettuce allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lettuce or food containing lettuce. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1406. Food Allergy -- lima bean
     A lima bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lima beans or food containing lima beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    1407. Food Allergy -- lobster
     A lobster allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lobsters or food containing lobster. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1408. Food Allergy -- lychee
     A lychee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lychee or food containing lychee. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1409. Food Allergy -- mackerel
     A mackerel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mackerel or food containing mackerel. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1410. Food Allergy -- mango
     A mango allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mango or food containing mango. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin,...more »
    1411. 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 »
    1412. Food Allergy -- melon
     A melon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing melons. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1413. Food Allergy -- milk
     A milk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to milk or food containing milk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1414. Food Allergy -- mollusk
     A mollusk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mollusks or food containing mollusk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1415. Food Allergy -- mussel
     A mussel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mussels or food containing mussels. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1416. Food Allergy -- mustard leaf
     A mustard leaf allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mustard leaves or food containing mustard leaves. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. T...more »
    1417. Food Allergy -- oat
     An oat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oats or food containing oats. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1418. Food Allergy -- olive
     An olive allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to olives or food containing olives. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1419. Food Allergy -- oranges
     An orange allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oranges or food containing oranges. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1420. Food Allergy -- papaya
     A papaya allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to papaya or food containing papaya. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1421. Food Allergy -- paprika
     A paprika allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to paprika or food containing paprika. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1422. Food Allergy -- parsley
     A parsley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to parsley or food parsley tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms ...more »
    1423. Food Allergy -- pea
     A pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peas or food containing peas. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    1424. Food Allergy -- peach
     A peach allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peach or food containing peach. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    1425. Food Allergy -- peanuts
     A peanut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peanuts or food containing peanuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1426. Food Allergy -- pear
     A pear allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pears or food containing pears. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1427. Food Allergy -- pecan
     A pecan allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pecans or food containing pecans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1428. Food Allergy -- pine nut
     A pine nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pine nuts or food containing pine nuts. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and h...more »
    1429. Food Allergy -- pineapple
     A pineapple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pineapples or food containing pineapple. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific ...more »
    1430. Food Allergy -- plantain
     A plantain allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plantain or food containing plantain. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1431. Food Allergy -- plum
     A plum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plums or food containing plums. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1432. Food Allergy -- pomegranates
     A pomegranate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pomegranates or food containing pomegranates. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    1433. 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 »
    1434. Food Allergy -- potato
     A potato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to potato or food containing potato. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1435. Food Allergy -- pumpkin
     A pumpkin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pumpkin or food containing pumpkin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1436. 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 »
    1437. Food Allergy -- rice
     A rice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rice or food containing rice. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1438. Food Allergy -- rye
     A rye allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rye or food containing rye. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1439. Food Allergy -- salmon
     A salmon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to salmon or food containing salmon. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1440. Food Allergy -- scallop
     A scallop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to scallops or food containing scallops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympt...more »
    1441. Food Allergy -- sesame
     A sesame allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sesame or food containing sesame. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1442. Food Allergy -- shellfish
     A shellfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shellfish or food containing shellfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    1443. Food Allergy -- shrimp
     A shrimp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shrimp or food containing shrimp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1444. Food Allergy -- snail
     A snail allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to snails or food containing snails. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1445. Food Allergy -- soy
     A soy allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soy or food containing soy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can r...more »
    1446. Food Allergy -- soybean
     A soybean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soybean or food containing soybean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1447. Food Allergy -- spices
     A spice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spices or food containing spices. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine ...more »
    1448. Food Allergy -- strawberry
     A strawberry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to strawberries or food containing strawberries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    1449. Food Allergy -- sulfite
     A sulfite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sulfite or food containing sulfite. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1450. Food Allergy -- sunflower seeds
     A sunflower seed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sunflower seeds or food containing sunflower seeds. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerabl...more »
    1451. Food Allergy -- thyme
     A thyme allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to thyme or food containing thyme. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    1452. Food Allergy -- tomato
     A tomato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tomatoes or food containing tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1453. Food Allergy -- tree nuts
     A tree nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tree nuts or food containing tree nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1454. Food Allergy -- tuna
     A tuna allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tuna or food containing tuna. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    1455. Food Allergy -- turnip
     A turnip allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to turnip or food containing turnip. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1456. Food Allergy -- turtle
     A turtle allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the ingestion of turtle meat. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin, ...more »
    1457. Food Allergy -- vegetable oil
     A vegetable oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to vegetable oil or food containing vegetable oil. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an an...more »
    1458. Food Allergy -- walnuts
     A walnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to walnuts or food containing walnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1459. Food Allergy -- watermelon
     A watermelon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing watermelons. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    1460. Food Allergy -- wheat
     A wheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to wheat or food containing wheat. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    1461. Food Allergy -- zucchini
     A zucchini allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to zucchini or food containing zucchini. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1462. Food allergies
     Immune over-reaction to an eaten food....more »
    1463. Food allergy related asthma
     Food allergy related asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by an allergic reaction to a particular food. This is a very uncommon cause of asthma....more »
    1464. Fothergill disease
     Episodes of severe facial pain that lasts from seconds to minutes and involves the trigeminal nerve....more »
    1465. Francisella tularenis infection
     Francisella tularenis is a type of bacteria that can cause infection involving the skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems. The nature and severity of symptoms varies depending on the location of the infection. The bacteria primarily causes localiz...more »
    1466. Francois dyscephalic syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, microphthalmia, small pinched nose and hypotrichosis....more »
    1467. Franek-Bocker-Kahlen syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, brain defect, spasticity and high sodium level....more »
    1468. Frank-Ter Haar syndrome
     A rare genetic bone disorder characterized by skeletal abnormalities, enlarged corneas and characteristic facial abnormalities....more »
    1469. Franke triad
     A term used to describe the association of palate abnormalities, deviated nasal septum and enlarged adenoids....more »
    1470. Freire-Maia syndrome
     An extremely rare syndrome characterized by tooth, hair and limb abnormalities. The abnormalities can be quite severe in some cases. The parents may have been related in the reported cases....more »
    1471. Frontometaphyseal dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by craniofacial abnormalities, skeletal abnormalities, hearing problems and wasting of arm and leg muscles....more »
    1472. Frontotemporal dementia, ubiquitin-positive
     A rare inherited neurodegenerative disorder characterized primarily by progressive social, behavioral and language deterioration due to changes in the frontotemporal portion of the brain....more »
    1473. Froster-Iskenius-Waterson syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by multiple joint contractures at birth, hyperthermia and twisting of neck muscles....more »
    1474. Fryns-Smeets-Thiry syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by short stature, mental retardation, small head, skeletal anomalies and various other abnormalities....more »
    1475. Fukuda-Miyanomae-Nakata syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly tooth, bone and nail abnormalities as well as anal and urethral anomalies....more »
    1476. Fukuyama type muscular dystrophy
     A rare inherited muscle wasting disease occurring predominantly in Japan and characterized by mental retardation and muscle weakness from infancy....more »
    1477. Functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
     Tumors that develop in the pancreas and cause excessive secretion of one or more pancreatic hormones such as insulin, somatostatin, glucagons, gastrin, ACTH (corticosteroids) and vasoactive intestinal peptidase....more »
    1478. Funnel Web spider poisoning
     The funnel web spider is a poisonous spider found mainly in Australia and America. The venom is toxic to the nervous system. There are two phases of poisoning - the first phase starts soon after envenomation and may result in death in severe cases. The se...more »
    1479. Furlong-Kurczynski-Hennessy syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the association of premature fusion of skull bones with Marfanoid features. The disorder arises from abnormal connective tissue....more »
    1480. Furrier's lung
     Inhalation of a dust from animal fur in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the ...more »
    1481. GTP cyclohydrolase deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency (GTP cyclohydrolase) which causes a harmful build up of phenylalanine in the blood....more »
    1482. Gardner-Morrisson-Abbot syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by thrombocytopenia and various other abnormalities present at birth....more »
    1483. Garland flower Daphne poisoning
     Garland flower Daphne is a small shrub bearing clusters of small pink or white fragrant flowers and white or yellow berries. The plant originated in Europe and is often used as an ornamental plant in gardens. The plant contains chemicals which can cause p...more »
    1484. Gastric Reflux
     Condition where relaxation of the sphincter at the bottom of the oesophagus allows acidic stomach contents to enter the oesophagus, causing irritation (See also Gastro-oesophageal Reflex Disease (GORD))...more »
    1485. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
     Cancer that develops from stroma cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. The primary locations are the small intestine, esophagus and esophagus with symptoms being determined by the location, stage and size of the tumor....more »
    1486. Gastrointestinal bleeding
     Internal bleeding in the digestive tract...more »
    1487. Gastrointestinal neoplasm
     A growth or excessive proliferation of cells in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract which includes the esophagus, intestine, pharynx and stomach. The growth may be benign or malignant. The symptoms are determined by the size, location and stage of th...more »
    1488. Gastrointestinal tumors
     Any tumor of the gastrointestinal (digestive) system, including cancers and benign tumors....more »
    1489. 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 »
    1490. Gaucher disease type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 2 is acute neurological for...more »
    1491. Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, congenital heart disease and an abnormal membrane of tissue across the larynx....more »
    1492. Geleophysic dwarfism
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a happy facial expression, short stature and limb abnormalities....more »
    1493. Generalised anxiety disorder
     Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear....more »
    1494. Generalized Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease resulting from autoimmune dysfunction. In generalized myasthenia gravis weakness develops mainly in the limbs and trunk. The severity of symptoms may vary amongst patients. Most patients suffer increase...more »
    1495. Generalized anxiety disorder
     Excessive anxiety and worrying....more »
    1496. Generalized resistance to thyroid hormone
     An inherited disorder where the body fails to respond to thyroid hormone even though there is sufficient quantities of the hormone....more »
    1497. Generalized seizures
     Abnormal electrical activity that starts in larger areas of the brain and involves both sides of the brain. Various symptoms occur depending on the part of the brain involved. Symptoms generally last for a matter of minutes but full recovery may take hour...more »
    1498. Genetic Parkinson disease
     A type of Parkinson disease that results from a genetic anomaly. There are a more than ten different genes that can cause Parkinson disease....more »
    1499. Genital herpes
     Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region....more »
    1500. Geographic Tongue
     A form of tongue inflammation where smooth, migrating patches form on the tongue....more »
    1501. Gingival fibromatosis and dental abnormalities
     A rare syndrome characterized by fibromatosis of the gums and dental abnormalities....more »
    1502. Gingivostomatitis
     Mouth infection typically from first exposure to cold sores and subsequent viral HSV-1 infection....more »
    1503. Glomus tympanicum
     A rare, usually benign tumor found behind the ear drum. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    1504. Glossitis
     Inflammation of the tongue...more »
    1505. Glossodynia
     A rare condition where there is a burning sensation in the mouth and tongue....more »
    1506. Glossopalatine Ankylosis -- Hypoglossia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type III B involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue connecting the tongue to the hard palate or upper alveolar ridge....more »
    1507. Glossopalatine Ankylosis -- Hypoglossia -- Hypodactylia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type III C involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue connecting the tongue to the hard palate or upper alveolar ridge....more »
    1508. Glossopalatine Ankylosis -- Hypoglossia -- Hypodactylomelia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type III E involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue connecting the tongue to the hard palate or upper alveolar ridge....more »
    1509. Glossopalatine Ankylosis -- Hypoglossia -- Hypomelia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type III D involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue connecting the tongue to the hard palate or upper alveolar ridge....more »
    1510. Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
     A condition which is characterized by sever pain that originates on the side of the throat and extends to the ear...more »
    1511. Glucagonoma syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by a tumor which secretes glucagon and a characteristic spreading rash, diabetes mellitus and various other symptoms....more »
    1512. Gluten allergy
     Gluten allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to gluten or foods containing gluten. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema ...more »
    1513. Glycine synthase deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels which is toxic to the body. The severity of the condition varies according to the degree of deficiency and age of onset. The classical neonatal form is generally quite severe, the atypical...more »
    1514. Glycine synthase deficiency, type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels. It is caused by a defect in the P protein (pyridoxal phosphate-dependent glycine decarboxylase) in the energy creating center of cells (mitochondria)....more »
    1515. Glycine synthase deficiency, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels. It is caused by a defect in the T protein (tetrahydrofolate-requiring enzyme) in the energy creating center of cells (mitochondria)....more »
    1516. Glycogen storage disease type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down....more »
    1517. Glycogenosis type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down. The severity of the condition is variable ...more »
    1518. Gnathostoma Infection
     Infection with a type of round worm (Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum). Infection typically occurs through eating undercooked fish or poultry containing the roundworm larvae or by drinking contaminated water. The symptoms are determined by ...more »
    1519. Gnathostoma hispidum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma hispidum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptoms ...more »
    1520. Gnathostoma spinigerum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma spinigerum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptom...more »
    1521. Golden club poisoning
     The golden club is a water plant that has rhizomes (thick roots) under the water and flowers on a long stem above the water. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensitive eyes or mucosal tissues of the digestiv...more »
    1522. 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 »
    1523. Gonorrhea
     Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms....more »
    1524. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    1525. Goodpasture's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage with circulating antibodies against basement membranes....more »
    1526. Goose allergy
     A goose allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to geese. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the goose. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1527. Gracile bone dysplasia
     An inherited disorder characterized by brittle bones and thin, slender long bones and ribs as well as other abnormalities....more »
    1528. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    1529. Grand mal epilepsy
     A condition characterize by sudden loss of consciousness with tonic-clonic seizures...more »
    1530. Grand mal seizures
     Whole body seizures (convulsions/fits)...more »
    1531. Graphite Pneumoconiosis
     Lung damage caused by excessive inhalation of graphite. Cases are rare and severity can vary depending on the level of exposure....more »
    1532. Grasbeck-Imerslund Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1533. Grass pollen allergy
     A grass pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by various grasses. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    1534. Graves Disease
     is an autoimmune disease characterized by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies. Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins (TSIs) bind to and activate thyrotropin receptors, causing the thyroid gland to grow and the thyroid follicles to increase syn...more »
    1535. Green dragon poisoning
     The green dragon is a herbaceous plant which bears inconspicuous flowers. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Severe mouth pain is usually associated with eating parts of the plant which usually prevents ...more »
    1536. Group A Streptococcal Infections
     "Strep" bacteria responsible for strep throat, impetigo and some other strep conditions....more »
    1537. Growth Hormone Receptor Deficiency
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1538. Growth Retardation, Developmental Delay, Coarse Facies and Early Death
     A rare syndrome observed in a family involving related parents and characterized mainly by retarded growth, developmental delay, coarse facial appearance and early death....more »
    1539. Guanarito virus
    1540. Gum disorders
     Any disorder the affects the gums of the human mouth...more »
    1541. H1N1 Flu
    1542. HAIR-AN Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome that affects females only and is characterized mainly by insulin resistance, dark velvety patches of skin and increased male hormone production in females....more »
    1543. HIV like Severe sore throat
     Involvement of the upper respiratory tract....more »
    1544. HIV-1, CRF01_AE
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1545. HIV-1, CRF02_AG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1546. HIV-1, CRF04_ cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1547. HIV-1, CRF05_ D/F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1548. HIV-1, CRF06_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1549. HIV-1, CRF07_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1550. HIV-1, CRF08_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1551. HIV-1, CRF11_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1552. HIV-1, CRF12_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1553. HIV-1, CRF13_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1554. HIV-1, CRF14_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1555. HIV-1, CRF15_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1556. HIV-1, CRF16_ A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1557. HIV-1, CRF17_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1558. HIV-1, CRF18_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1559. HIV-1, CRF19_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1560. HIV-1, CRF20_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1561. HIV-1, CRF21_A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1562. HIV-1, CRF22_01A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1563. HIV-1, CRF23_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1564. HIV-1, CRF24_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1565. HIV-1, CRF25_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1566. HIV-1, CRF26_AU
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1567. HIV-1, CRF27_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1568. HIV-1, CRF28_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1569. HIV-1, CRF29_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1570. HIV-1, CRF30_0206
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1571. HIV-1, CRF31_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1572. HIV-1, CRF32_06A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1573. HIV-1, CRF33_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1574. HIV-1, CRF34_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1575. HIV-1, CRF35_AD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1576. HIV-1, CRF36_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1577. HIV-1, CRF37_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1578. HIV-1, CRF38_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1579. HIV-1, CRF39_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1580. HIV-1, CRF40_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1581. HIV-1, CRF41_CD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1582. HIV-1, CRF42_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1583. HIV-1, CRF43_02G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1584. HIV-1A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1585. HIV-1A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1586. HIV-1A2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1587. HIV-1A3
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1588. HIV-1B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1589. HIV-1C
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1590. HIV-1D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1591. HIV-1E
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1592. HIV-1F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1593. HIV-1F1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1594. HIV-1F2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1595. HIV-1G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1596. HIV-1H
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1597. HIV-1J
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1598. HIV-1K
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1599. HIV-1M
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1600. HIV-1N
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1601. HIV-1O
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1602. HIV-2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1603. HIV-2A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1604. HIV-2B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1605. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    1606. Hairy tongue
     Discoloration and hairy appearance of the tongue often due to factors such as poor oral hygiene and use of antibiotics....more »
    1607. Halal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head and a cleft palate....more »
    1608. Hallervorden-Spatz disease
     Nerve disorder causing movement problems....more »
    1609. Hallucination
     Incorrect perception of any of the senses....more »
    1610. Hamman-Rich syndrome
     A rare acute lung disease where the lung sufferers progressive inflammation and fibrosis which often leads to death....more »
    1611. Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease
     Common contagious viral infant or child condition...more »
    1612. Hand-Foot-Mouth Syndrome
     An infectious viral disease caused by the coxsackievirus A. The disease is characterized by the development of blisters in the mouth and on hands and feet. The disease is spread by contact with body fluids from an infected person and the incubation period...more »
    1613. Hanhart Syndrome
     An autosomal recessive disorder due to a deficiency in the body of the tyrosine amino transferase enzyme....more »
    1614. Hantavirosis
     Infection by hantavirus which is a virus from the family Bunyaviridae. Infection generally causes severe febrile illness which can involve bleeding, shock and even death in some cases. The disease is transmitted by infected rodents....more »
    1615. Hantavirus
     A genus of viruses from the family Bunyaviridae...more »
    1616. Harrod Doman Keele syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by skull, facial, genital, finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    1617. Haspeslagh Fryns Muelenaere syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, underdeveloped genitals and various skull and facial anomalies....more »
    1618. Hay Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of hay particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune ...more »
    1619. Hay fever
     An allergy which causes sneezing, runny nose or blocked nose for part of the year....more »
    1620. Heart failure
     Slow failure of the heart (cardiac insufficiency)....more »
    1621. Heartburn
     Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus...more »
    1622. Heerfordt syndrome
     A disorder sometimes associated with sarcoidosis and characterized by inflammation of the uvea of the eye, enlarged salivary gland, fever and facial paralysis....more »
    1623. Heiner syndrome
     A disease caused by the precipitation in the blood of antibodies to cow's milk....more »
    1624. Heller-Nelson syndrome
     A variant of Klinefelter syndrome (extra X chromosome in most cells) involving a range of abnormalities....more »
    1625. Helminth infections
     The infection by a parasitic worm...more »
    1626. Helminthiasis
     Infection of the human body with a parasitic worm such as roundworms and pinworms. The worms usually only involve the intestinal tract but sometimes they may invade other organs. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the type of worm and the ...more »
    1627. Hemifacial Spasm
     Repeated spasms of the face muscles....more »
    1628. Hemifacial atrophy agenesis of the caudate nucleus
     A rare disorder where a part of the brain called the caudate nucleus fails to develop normally and affects muscles on one side of the face....more »
    1629. Hemolytic anaemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    1630. Hemolytic anemia
     Hemolytic anemia is a term used to describe the premature desctruction of red blood cells. Red blood cells are normally broken down every 3-4 months and replaced but in haemolytic anemia the red blood cells are broken down at a faster rate than they can b...more »
    1631. Hemolytic anemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    1632. Hemophilus influenzae B
     Bacterial respiratory infection with dangerous complications....more »
    1633. Hemoptysis
     A condition which is characterized by the coughing up of blood or blood stained sputum...more »
    1634. 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 »
    1635. Hemorrhagic thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by increased number of platelets in the blood which often results in an enlarged spleen, bleeding and blood vessel blockages....more »
    1636. Hemosiderosis
     A rare lung condition where bleeding into the lungs causes lung damage due to the accumulation of iron. The severity of the condition is determined by the amount of bleeding....more »
    1637. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Clove
     Clove can be used as a herbal agent that can be used topically for tooth pain or as a local anesthetic in dentistry. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction or even anaphylaxis in some people....more »
    1638. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. Kombucha can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1639. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Maté
     Maté can be used as a herbal agent to treat water retention, purify the blood and as a stimulant. The herbal agent contains various chemicals which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1640. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Rue
     Rue can be used to induce abortion, as a topical insect repellant or to treat spasms and delayed menstruation. The herbal agent contains chemicals (alkaloids, arborine, arborinine) which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1641. Herbal Agent overdose -- Feverfew
     Feverfew can be used as a herbal agent to treat menstrual discomfort, fever and migraines. The herbal agent contains a chemical called parthenolide which can cause an adverse reaction in some people and various gastrointestinal symptoms if excessive quant...more »
    1642. Herbal Agent overdose -- Garlic
     Garlic can be used as a herbal agent to treat cholesterol problems, high blood pressure and to reduce inflammation and the risk of blood clots. The bulb of the garlic plant contain alliin and ajoene which can cause an adverse reaction in some people or va...more »
    1643. Herbal Agent overdose -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. The ingestion of excessive amounts of Kombucha can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    1644. Herbal Agent overdose -- Lobelia
     Lobelia can be used as a herbal agent to treat respiratory congestion, muscle spasms and to assist in quitting smoking. The herbal agent contains a certain chemicals which can imitate the effects of nicotine but which can cause various symptoms if excessi...more »
    1645. Herbal Agent overdose -- Rhubarb
     Rhubarb can be used as a herbal agent to treat constipation. Excessive intake of rhubarb can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    1646. Herbal Agent overdose -- Sabah vegetable
     Sabah vegetable can be used as a herbal agent to treat obesity and prevent vision problems. The herbal agent contains a chemical (papvarine alkaloids) which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1647. Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis
     Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis. There are two subtypes which differ in the origin of the ge...more »
    1648. Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis 2
     Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis II is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis. It is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 10q. The ...more »
    1649. Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis I
     Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis I is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis. It is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 3q. The fa...more »
    1650. Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis II
     Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis II is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis. It is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 10q. The ...more »
    1651. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    1652. Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy 3
     A very rare inherited disorder affecting the peripheral and autonomic nervous system and characterized by reduced tear production, excessive sweating, poor body temperature control, blood pressure problems, impaired sensation and poor muscle control....more »
    1653. Heroin dependence
     The physical and psychological dependence to the recreational drug heroin...more »
    1654. Herpangina
     A condition which is infective and caused by the coxsackie virus...more »
    1655. Herpes stomatitis
     Mouth infection with ulcers/blisters due to the herpes virus...more »
    1656. Herpes, Neonatal -- Mucocutaneous and Ocular Infection
     Mucocutaneous herpes infection in neonates is a herpes infection of the mucous membranes within the first six weeks of life. The virus may be transmitted from the mother to the baby while it is still in the uterus or during delivery. The risk of transmitt...more »
    1657. Herring poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some herrings contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    1658. Herrmann-Opitz craniosynostosi
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, skeletal abnormalities and an unusual facial appearance....more »
    1659. Heterophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or aversion to heterosexuals....more »
    1660. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the number 666....more »
    1661. Hiatal hernia
     Hernia of the stomach through the diaphragm muscle....more »
    1662. Hip cancer
     The presence of tumour growth in the bone of the hip, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast; cancer affecting bone of hip likely ...more »
    1663. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of long words....more »
    1664. Histoplasmosis
     Lung infection from fungus Histoplasma capsulatum...more »
    1665. Hives
     Weals on the skin due to an allergic reaction....more »
    1666. Hoarseness
     Reduction or loss of voice...more »
    1667. Hobo spider poisoning
     The Hobo spider is a type of funnel web spider which can deliver a painful bite. Their bite can cause localized tissue necrosis which can take a long time to heal. Systemic symptoms may occur in severe cases but this is rare....more »
    1668. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    1669. Hodgkin's disease, adult
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in adults. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    1670. Hodgkin's disease, childhood
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in children. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    1671. Hodgkin's disease, nodular sclerosis
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    1672. Holoprosencephaly deletion 2p
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the failure of the brain to separate into two lobes, facial deformities and various other anomalies....more »
    1673. Homocystinuria
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving the amino acid methionine and resulting in a harmful accumulation of homocysteine in the body....more »
    1674. 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 »
    1675. Homocystinuria syndrome
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency and characterized by dislocation of eye lens, malar flush and osteoporosis....more »
    1676. Homologous wasting disease
     A term used to describe the disease state resulting from a graft versus host reaction. Graft versus host reaction occurs when the immune system of a transplant patient attacks the transplanted tissue but in homologous wasting disease the immune cells in t...more »
    1677. Hookworm
     Worm spread through feces with poor sanitation....more »
    1678. Hot pepper poisoning
     Hot pepper is a plant which bears small, elongated fruit which can be red, green or yellow. The fruit and leaves contain chemicals such as capsaicin and can cause severe skin, eye and mouth irritation. Eating large amounts can also cause gastrointestinal ...more »
    1679. House dust allergy
     House dust allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to allergens dound in household dust such as pet dander, mold and dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    1680. Human HOXA1 Syndromes
     Human HOXA1 syndromes are very rare conditions caused by genetic defects involving the HOXA1 gene. The severity of the condition is highly variable depending on the extent of the defect and inheritance pattern. The most severe form is Bosley-Salih-Alorain...more »
    1681. Human Papillomavirus
     Very common sexually transmitted disease causing genital warts and associated with certain cancers....more »
    1682. Human T-lymphotropic virus type 3
     A former name used for HIV which is an infectious viral disease. The infection usually has an initial symptom-free period which is followed by various stages of increasing severity....more »
    1683. Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Anaplasma phagocytophilia) which attack granulocytes (a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the deer and American dog tick....more »
    1684. Human monocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Ehrlichia chaffeensis) which attack monocytes(a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the Lone Star and American dog tick....more »
    1685. Humidifier lung
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with pathogens such as amoeba and certain bacteria can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result f...more »
    1686. Humidifier lung -- Acanthamoeba spp.
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Acanthamoeba spp.) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the ...more »
    1687. Humidifier lung -- Bacillus spp.
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Bacillus spp.) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body...more »
    1688. Humidifier lung -- Naegleria gruberi
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Naegleria gruberi) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the ...more »
    1689. Humidifier lung -- Penicillum spp.
     Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Penicillum spp.) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the bo...more »
    1690. Hunter glossitis
     A tongue disorder frequently associated with pernicious anemia....more »
    1691. Hunter-McAlpine syndrome
     A very rare dominantly inherited syndrome characterized mainly by premature fusion of skull bones, mental retardation, small mouth, short stature and finger and toe anomalies....more »
    1692. Huntington's Disease
     Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration....more »
    1693. Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by alopecia and senile-like appearance....more »
    1694. Hyacinth poisoning
     The Hyacinth is a bulb plant which bears stalks of colored, funnel-shaped flowers. The plant contains alkaloids such as lycorine which can cause symptoms if ingested. Large amounts need to be eaten to cause toxicity and skin exposure can cause irritation....more »
    1695. Hydrocarbon poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of hydrocarbon compounds such as turpentine, pine oil, cleaning agents, fuel, polishes, kerosene and car products....more »
    1696. Hydrocephalus -- costovertebral dysplasia -- Sprengel anomaly
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by hydrocephaly and upwardly displaced shoulder blade (Sprengel anomaly)....more »
    1697. Hyper IgM syndrome 1
     Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome Xq26 and tends to a...more »
    1698. Hyper IgM syndrome 3
     Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20q12-q13.2....more »
    1699. Hyper IgM syndrome 4
     Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 4 does not involve an increased risk of opportunistic inf...more »
    1700. Hyper-IgM Syndrome
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body....more »
    1701. Hyperadrenalism
     Excessive levels of adrenal hormones in the body. Symptoms depend on which hormone is involved and the degree of involvement. Adrenal hormones are aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine....more »
    1702. Hyperandrogenism
     Excessive levels of androgen (male sex hormones) that can occur in males and females....more »
    1703. Hyperchromic Anemia
     Hyperchromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which contain abnormally high amounts of haemoglobin as well as a reduced number of red blood cells. This anomaly is often caused by such things as Vitamin B12 deficiency and pernici...more »
    1704. 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 »
    1705. Hyperfunction voice disorder
     Impairment of voice quality through damage to associated structures. It is most often caused by overuse of the voice or constant throat clearing as a result of such things as gastroesophageal reflux....more »
    1706. Hypergammaglobulinemia
     An increase in the level of any of a number of gamma globulins. This can result from conditions such as chronic bacterial infections, multiple myeloma, lymphomas, dysproteinemias, liver disease and chronic granulomatous inflammations. The exact symptoms d...more »
    1707. Hyperkinetic dysarthria
     A voice disorder where damage to part of the brain called the basal ganglia affects muscle tone and causes involuntary movements of the muscles involved in speech. May be caused by cancer, infections and Huntington's disease as well as others....more »
    1708. Hyperosmolarity
    1709. Hypersalivation in children
    1710. Hypersecretion of growth hormone
    1711. Hypersensitivity to food
    1712. Hypersensitivity to pollen
    1713. Hypersplenism
     A condition which is characterized by the exaggeration of blood degrading function of the spleen...more »
    1714. Hypertelorism -- esophageal abnormalities -- hypospadias
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by defects along the midline of the body. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerably. There are two subtypes of the disorder: one is inherited in a X-linked manner and the other is inherited in an autosom...more »
    1715. Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
     A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive facial features, genital abnormalities, esophageal defect and difficulty swallowing. Males are more severely affected than females....more »
    1716. Hyperthyroidism -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of hyperthyroidism during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1717. Hyperventilation
     Excessively rapid breathing causing blood gas imbalances...more »
    1718. Hypnophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sleep or being hypnotized....more »
    1719. Hypocalcemia
     Low levels of calcium in the blood...more »
    1720. Hypoglossia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type I A is characterized by an underdeveloped tongue....more »
    1721. Hypoglossia -- Hypodactylia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type II A involves an underdeveloped as well as variable degrees of absence of digits....more »
    1722. Hypoglossia -- Hypodactylomelia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type II C involves an underdeveloped as well as missing digit and limb anomalies....more »
    1723. Hypoglossia -- Hypomelia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type II B involves an underdeveloped as well as limb anomalies....more »
    1724. Hypoglossia with Situs Inversus
     A very rare birth malformation involving an abnormally small tongue (large portion is missing) and situs inverses which is a medical term for organs which are located on the wrong side of the body - e.g. heart on the right side of the body and liver on th...more »
    1725. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism -- syndactyly
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by webbed toes and reduced gonad function....more »
    1726. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism alopecia
     A very rare syndrome characterized by partial alopecia and lack of secondary sex hormone production....more »
    1727. Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
     An inherited disorder involving the developmental abnormalities during the fetal stage that can affect the skin, hair, nails, teeth and sweat glands. This form of ectodermal dysplasia is characterized by a reduced ability to sweat due to a lack of sweat g...more »
    1728. Hypokinetic dysarthria
     A motor speech disorder caused by damage to the part of the brain called the basal ganglia which in turn affects the muscles involved in speech. Causes include infection. Stroke, tumor and ataxic cerebral palsy....more »
    1729. Hypomagnesemia primary
     Low blood magnesium levels which is caused by the abnormal absorption and excretion of the mineral and can be caused by such things as kidney problems and intestinal malabsorption....more »
    1730. Hypoparathyroidism familial isolated
     A rare familial condition involving low levels of parathyroid hormone which upsets the body's ability to regulate calcium and phosphate. The severity of symptoms is determined by the how low the parathyroid hormone level is....more »
    1731. Hypoparathyroidism, autoimmune
     A rare autoimmune condition characterized by the inflammation of the parathyroid glands and resulting in a deficiency of parathyroid hormones (parathormone). Parathormone helps controls calcium and phosphorus levels in the body. Symptoms become progressiv...more »
    1732. Hypopharyngeal cancer
     Cancer of the bottom part of the throat (hypopharynx)....more »
    1733. Hypophosphatemia
     Low blood phosphate levels. Causes include malnourishment, chronic alcoholism excessive carbohydrate consumption, malabsorption, phosphaturia, liver failure, respiratory alkalosis and certain genetic disorders....more »
    1734. Hypophosphatemic rickets
     A rare genetic type of rickets involving defective phosphate transport and vitamin D metabolism in the kidneys. Poor calcium absorption from the intestines leads to bone softening....more »
    1735. Hypospadias -- hypertelorism
     A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive facial features, genital abnormalities, esophageal defect and difficulty swallowing. Males are more severely affected than females....more »
    1736. Hypothyroidism -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of hypothyroidism during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the...more »
    1737. Hypothyroidism -- dermoid cyst -- cleft palate
     A rare syndrome characterized by primary hypothyroidism, dermoid cyst, cleft palate and other abnormalities....more »
    1738. Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect
     Low thyroid hormone levels in infants due to abnormal iodide transport in the body caused by a genetic defect. The severity of the condition varies depending on the extent of the defect and the length of time taken to diagnose the condition. Symptoms tend...more »
    1739. Hypotonia-cystinuria syndrome
     A genetic disorder characterized by reduced muscle tone, growth hormone deficiency and unusual facial appearance. Failure to thrive occurs during the first years of life but is replaced by rapid weight gain in later childhood. This syndrome is a milder fo...more »
    1740. Ichthyosis and male hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin and insufficient hormone production by the male gonads....more »
    1741. Ichthyosis congenita, Harlequin fetus type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....more »
    1742. Ichthyosis congenita, harlequin type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....more »
    1743. Ichthyosis male hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin and insufficient hormone production by the male gonads....more »
    1744. Ichthyosis tapered fingers midline groove up
     A very rare syndrome characterized by scaly skin and facial and finger anomalies....more »
    1745. Idiopathic Parkinson's disease
     Idiopathic Parkinson's disease is Parkinson's disease for which no particular cause can be determined - it is the most prevalent form of the condition. Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative brain disorder characterized by tremors, mu...more »
    1746. Idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia
     An acute lung disorder involving the infiltration of eosinophils into the lung tissue with no apparent cause....more »
    1747. Idiopathic eosinophilic chronic pneumopathy
     A rare disorder where eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) accumulate in the lungs and cause problems. The symptoms occur gradually over a period of weeks or even months....more »
    1748. Idiopathic facial palsy
     Weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles that occurs for no apparent reason. The condition is usually temporary and tends to resolve itself with the majority recovering fully within three weeks and the rest within a year. Usually only one side of the f...more »
    1749. 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 »
    1750. Idiopathic myopathy
     A rare condition involving inflammation of the skeletal muscles which become weak and wasted....more »
    1751. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
     A rare disorder involving bleeding into the lungs which can eventually cause damage to the lungs....more »
    1752. Idiopathic subglottic tracheal stenosis
     Narrowing of the portion of the trachea below the glottis (voice box) that occurs for no apparent reason....more »
    1753. IgE mediated gastrointestinal food allergy
     An adverse reaction by the body's immune system to food that is driven by IgE. IgE antibodies specific to food molecules bind with the circulating food allergen and cause the release of immune response molecules such as cytokines. Symptoms usually occur s...more »
    1754. Iida-Kannari syndrome
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by joint contractures, scoliosis, cleft palate, abnormal ears and premature fusion of skull bones....more »
    1755. Imerslund's Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1756. Imerslund's Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1757. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1758. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1759. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1760. Imipramine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1761. Immotile cilia syndrome, due to defective radial spokes
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move adequately due to abnormal cilia structure. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respirat...more »
    1762. Immotile cilia syndrome, due to excessively long cilia
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move adequately due to abnormally long cilia. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respiratory...more »
    1763. Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
     Reduced blood platelets causing visible skin blemishes from bleeding or bruising....more »
    1764. 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 »
    1765. Impacted tooth
     Tooth that does not emerge from under the gums...more »
    1766. Impairment of oral perception
     A rare disorder where the mouth lacks the ability to detect sensations which affects oral function....more »
    1767. Impramine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1768. Inborn errors of thyroid hormone synthesis related to hypothyroidism
     Congenital hypothyroidism is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants. This can occur because of an anatomic defect in the gland, an inborn error of thyroid metabolism, or iodine deficiency....more »
    1769. Inclusion Body Myositis
     Progressive inflammatory muscle disease causing muscle weakness....more »
    1770. Incontinentia Pigmenti
     A rare genetic skin pigmentation disorder characterized by eye, teeth, bone, nail and hair malformations as well as central nervous abnormalities and mental deficiency....more »
    1771. Indian Tobacco poisoning
     The Indian Tobacco plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usually how poisoning occurs....more »
    1772. Infant asthma
     Infant asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during childhood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. The asthma may be triggered by allergens, pollution, viral infections and many other factor...more »
    1773. Infantile apnea
     A disorder where infants stop breathing temporarily....more »
    1774. Infantile dysphagia
     Swallowing problems in infants....more »
    1775. Infantile sleep apnea
     Apnea of infancy occurs in children who are younger than 1 year old and who were born after a full-term pregnancy....more »
    1776. Infantile striato-thalamic degeneration
     A very rare disorder involving degeneration of part of the brain - thalamus and striatum....more »
    1777. Infectious meningitis
     Infectious meningitis is meningitis caused by bacterial, viral, or protozoan infection. Most of the agents known to cause meningitis are infectious, but very few people exposed to them will get meningitis. Those at greatest danger include people with AIDS...more »
    1778. Influenza A
     A type of virus affecting the respiratory tract...more »
    1779. Influenza B
     A type of virus affecting the respiratory tract...more »
    1780. Inherited Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by thrombotic microangiography occurring with renal failure, hemolytic anemia and severe thrombocytopenia...more »
    1781. Inherited spherocytic anemia
     Inherited Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of red...more »
    1782. Insect allergy
     An allergic response to a wasp sting....more »
    1783. Insect bite allergy
     An insect bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a bite by an insect such as an ant. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    1784. Insulin resistance, short fifth metacarpals
     A rare syndrome characterized by short fifth fingers and fifth hand bones as well as insulin resistance....more »
    1785. Intestinal pseudo-obstruction
     A digestive disorder where the intestines are unable to contract normally and push food through the digestive system. This results in symptoms similar to an obstruction and hence the name pseudo-obstruction. The walls of the affected gastrointestinal trac...more »
    1786. Intestinal pseudoobstruction chronic idiopathic
     A digestive disorder where the intestines are unable to contract normally and push food through the digestive system. This results in symptoms similar to an obstruction and hence the name pseudoobstruction. The condition has no obvious cause....more »
    1787. Intracranial Hemorrhages
     Bleeding inside the skull. The condition is a medical emergency and the greater the bleeding, the more severe the condition....more »
    1788. Intraoral Bands -- Hypoglossia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type IV B involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue inside the mouth as well as abnormal fusion of structures inside t...more »
    1789. Intraoral Bands -- Hypoglossia -- Hyopmelia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type IV D involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue inside the mouth as well as abnormal fusion of structures inside t...more »
    1790. Intraoral Bands -- Hypoglossia -- Hypodactylia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type IV C involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue inside the mouth as well as abnormal fusion of structures inside t...more »
    1791. Intraoral Bands -- Hypoglossia -- Hypodactylomelia
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type IV E involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue inside the mouth as well as abnormal fusion of structures inside t...more »
    1792. Intraoral Bands and Fusion
     Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome is characterized by a spectrum of disorders which can be categorized into a number of subtypes. Type IV A involves mainly an abnormal band of tissue inside the mouth as well as abnormal fusion of structures inside t...more »
    1793. Intrauterine growth retardation -- metaphyseal dysplasia -- adrenal hypoplasia congenita -- genital anomalies
     A rare syndrome characterized by retarded fetal growth, abnormal bone development, underdeveloped adrenal glands and genital abnormalities....more »
    1794. Intrinsic asthma
     Intrinsic asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is not caused by exposure to an allergen. The severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1795. Iodine (insufficiency) -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that a lack of Iodine 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 and t...more »
    1796. Iodine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Iodine 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 and...more »
    1797. Iodine deficiency
     Dietary deficiency of iodine affecting the thyroid....more »
    1798. Iris poisoning
     The iris is a common flowering plant that grows from rhizomes or bulbs. The rhizomes or bulbs contain a toxic chemical called irisin which can cause various symptoms if ingested. Irises are considered to have low toxicity and skin irritation upon skin exp...more »
    1799. Iron deficiency anemia
     Iron-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of iron in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells....more »
    1800. Irritable bowel syndrome
     Spasms in the colon wall...more »
    1801. Isoniazid-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Drug-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called isoniazid. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells which mak...more »
    1802. Italian arum poisoning
     Italian arum is a herbaceous plant which has heart-shaped leaves and small flowers surrounded by a spathe. It is often used indoors or outdoors as an ornamental plant. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensit...more »
    1803. Jack-in-the-pulpit poisoning
     Jack-in-the-pulpit is a herbaceous plant with small inconspicuous flowers and bright red berries. It is found throughout the world, both in the wild and in gardens. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause irritating symptoms if eaten. ...more »
    1804. Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome
     A rare, inherited disorder characterized by thickening of nails, white patches on mouth and anus(leukoplakia) and thickened hard skin on soles and palms....more »
    1805. Jaundice
     Bile or liver problem causing yellowness....more »
    1806. Jaw conditions
     Conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (the jaw)....more »
    1807. Jaw joint disorders
     Any condition involving the jaw joint....more »
    1808. Jaw sprain
     Damage to ligaments in the jaw....more »
    1809. Jessamine poisoning
     Jessamine is an evergreen shrub which bears aromatic flowers and small white or purplish berries. It is often utilized as a houseplant or grown in gardens. The unripe berries contain various alkaloids which can be toxic if large quantities of the berries ...more »
    1810. Johnson-Hall-Krous syndrome
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by cataracts, cleft palate, high nose bridge, extra finger and tongue abnormalities....more »
    1811. Jonquil poisoning
     The Jonquil is a pretty flowering bulb plant. The bulb contains phenanthridine alkaloids and calcium oxalate crystals which can cause symptoms if ingested. Generally, toxicity only occurs if large quantities are eaten. Severe skin irritation can occur upo...more »
    1812. Joubert Syndrome
     A rare neurological disorder where there is a defect in the part of the brain that controls coordination and balance....more »
    1813. Joubert Syndrome 1
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1814. Joubert Syndrome 2
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1815. Joubert Syndrome 3
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1816. Joubert Syndrome 4
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1817. Joubert Syndrome 5
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1818. Joubert Syndrome 6
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1819. Joubert Syndrome 7
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1820. Joubert Syndrome 8
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    1821. Judeophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of Jews....more »
    1822. Juniper tar poisoning
     Tar from the Juniper plant is sometimes used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Ingestion of the substance can cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    1823. Jussieu syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of a missing tongue with missing fingers or toes. Other malformations are also variably present....more »
    1824. Juvenile Megaloblastic Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1825. Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease which results from autoimmune dysfunction. Juvenile myasthenia gravis also has autoimmune origins and tends to develop during childhood. Symptoms tend to become worse during the day with activity and im...more »
    1826. Juvenile dermatomyositis
     A very rare autoimmune disorder where the body's own immune system attacks blood vessels and causes them to become inflamed. The condition is characterized by progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic pinkish-purple rash....more »
    1827. Juvenile primary lateral sclerosis
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by increasing weakness and stiffness of the muscles in the arms, legs and face due to damage to nerve cells that control motor movement....more »
    1828. KBG Syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder involving short stature, mental retardation, abnormal development of various bones....more »
    1829. Kaolin pneumoconiosis
     A lung disease caused by breathing in air contaminated with kaolin (component of china clay). It is generally an occupation disease where people are exposed to the contaminated air for prolonged periods of time. Kaolin is used to make ceramics, paper, med...more »
    1830. Kaposi sarcoma
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also affect the lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. There are four forms of the condition: Classical Indolent form, Endemic African KS, iatrogenic KS and a...more »
    1831. Kartagener syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by enlarged bronchial tubes, sinusitis and cross-positioning of body organs....more »
    1832. Katayama fever
     An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters....more »
    1833. Katsantoni-Papadakou-Lagoyanni syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation and hair abnormalities....more »
    1834. Kaufman oculocerebrofacial syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a small head, narrow face, eye anomalies, severe mental retardation and long thin hands and feet. The disorder is recessively inherited....more »
    1835. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    1836. Kentucky coffee tea poisoning
     Kentucky coffee tea is a large, deciduous tree which bear small flowers and a flattened seed pod. The sticky, sweet substance surrounding the seeds in the seedpods contains a chemical called alkaloid cytosine which can cause symptoms if eaten. The plant i...more »
    1837. Keratoderma -- epithelioma -- dental abnormalities- hypogonadism
     A rare disorder characterized by skin and dental abnormalities as well as hypogonadism....more »
    1838. Kernicterus
     A rare condition involving high blood levels of bilirubin which can also accumulate in the brain and lead to neurological problems....more »
    1839. Keutel syndrome
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by narrowing of blood flow through the pulmonary artery, calcification of cartilage (such as in nose, ear, ribs) and short end bones on fingers and toes...more »
    1840. Kurczynski-Casperson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by premature fusion of skull bones, abnormal ears and webbing of the last two toes....more »
    1841. Kuru syndrome
     A rare fatal disease that has been noted in a Eastern New Guinean tribe. It is believed to be prevalent in this tribe due to their history of cannibalism....more »
    1842. LADD Syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by ear, teeth and tear duct abnormalities....more »
    1843. LSD addiction
     LSD addiction is the uncontrollable craving for LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) which is a hallucinogenic drug which is derived from a type of fungus. Although the drug is not technically classified as addictive as it doesn't cause drug-seeking behaviour...more »
    1844. Labrador lung
     A lung disease caused by breathing in dust containing silica and other inorganic compounds such as iron. The dusts deposit in the lungs where it can cause problems which may not become evident for many years. It is often seen in long-term miners....more »
    1845. Lachanophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of vegetables....more »
    1846. Lacrimoauriculodentodigital syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by ear, teeth and tear duct abnormalities....more »
    1847. Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
     A condition where a patient with a carcinoma suffers from progressive muscular weakness....more »
    1848. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells...more »
    1849. Large cell carcinoma
     Large cell carcinoma is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the lungs. This non-small cell lung cancer that represents 10% to 20% of all tumors that start in the bronchi, which are the main branches of the trachea that lead to the lungs....more »
    1850. Laron Dwarfism
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1851. Laron Pituitary Dwarfism
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1852. Laron Syndrome
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1853. Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1854. Laron syndrome type 1
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1855. Laron syndrome type 2
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1856. Laron-type Dwarfism Phenotypic Syndrome
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    1857. Laron-type dwarfism
     A rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results....more »
    1858. Laryngeal carcinoma
     Cancer of the laryngeal area. Smoking and alcohol increase the risk of this cancer....more »
    1859. Laryngeal papillomatosis
     A rare disease characterized by the development of tumors in the larynx, vocal cords or respiratory tract. The disease is caused by the human papilloma virus. Symptoms will vary according to the size, location and aggressiveness of the tumor....more »
    1860. Laryngitis
     Laryngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract....more »
    1861. Laryngocele
     A rare condition where an air-filled sac associated with the larynx becomes dilated....more »
    1862. Laryngomalacia
     A defect where the larynx is abnormally soft which affects voice quality and can cause breathing problems. The larynx is so soft that when inhalation occurs, the larynx collapses and obstructs the breathing passage....more »
    1863. Laryngomalacia, dominant congenital
     A dominantly inherited birth defect where the larynx is abnormally soft which affects voice quality and can cause breathing problems. The larynx is so soft that when inhalation occurs, the larynx collapses and obstructs the breathing passage....more »
    1864. Laryngopharyngeal reflux
     A gastrointestinal disorder where acid reflux affects the throat and causes irritation....more »
    1865. Larynx Cancer
     Cancer of the voice box or nearby areas....more »
    1866. Larynx atresia
     A very rare birth disorder where a thin membrane obstructs the laryngeal opening....more »
    1867. Larynx conditions
     Any condition that affects that larynx...more »
    1868. Larynx, congenital partial atresia of
     A birth defect where the larynx is obstructed. Usually a tracheostomy is required to permit normal breathing and prevent death....more »
    1869. Lassa fever
     Infectious rat-borne West African disease....more »
    1870. Late-onset Alzheimer's
     Late-onset Alzheimer's is a form of Alzheimer's disease that doesn't appear to be linked to any genetic defects or familial pattern. It is by far the most common form of Alzheimer's - occurs in up to 90% of Alzheimer sufferers. Alzheimer's disease is a pr...more »
    1871. Lateral meningocele syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by lateral meningoceles (openings in the spinal cord on the inside of the spine) as well as craniofacial anomalies. The syndrome is believed to involve the abnormal development of the spinal cord, cerebellum and cerebr...more »
    1872. Left heart failure
     Failure of the left side of the heart...more »
    1873. Legionella adelaidensis infection
     Legionella adelaidensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1874. Legionella anisa infection
     Legionella anisa is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those ...more »
    1875. Legionella beliardensis infection
     Legionella beliardensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1876. Legionella birminghamensis infection
     Legionella birminghamensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1877. Legionella bozemanii infection
     Legionella bozemanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1878. Legionella bruneiensis infection
     Legionella bruneiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1879. Legionella brunensis infection
     Legionella brunensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1880. Legionella busanensis infection
     Legionella busanensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1881. Legionella cherrii infection
     Legionella cherrii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1882. Legionella cincinnatiensis infection
     Legionella cincinnatiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1883. Legionella donaldsonii infection
     Legionella donaldsonii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1884. Legionella donaldsonil infection
     Legionella donaldsonil is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1885. Legionella drancourtii infection
     Legionella drancourtii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1886. Legionella drozanskii infection
     Legionella drozanskii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1887. Legionella dumofii infection
     Legionella dumofii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1888. Legionella erythra infection
     Legionella erythra is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1889. Legionella fairfieldensis infection
     Legionella fairfieldensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly ...more »
    1890. Legionella fallonii infection
     Legionella falloni is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1891. Legionella feelei infection
     Legionella feelei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    1892. Legionella feeleii infection
     Legionella feeleii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1893. Legionella gesstiana infection
     Legionella gesstiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1894. Legionella gormanii infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1895. Legionella gratiana infection
     Legionella gratiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1896. Legionella gresilensis infection
     Legionella gresilensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1897. Legionella hackeliae infection
     Legionella hackeliae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1898. Legionella impletisoli infection
     Legionella impletisoli is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1899. Legionella isrealensis infection
     Legionella isrealensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1900. Legionella jamestowniensis infection
     Legionella jamestowniensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1901. Legionella jordanis infection
     Legionella jordanis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1902. Legionella lansingensis infection
     Legionella lansingensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1903. Legionella londinensis infection
     Legionella londinensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1904. Legionella longbeachae infection
     Legionella longbeachae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1905. Legionella lytica infection
     Legionella lytica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    1906. Legionella maceachemii infection
     Legionella maceachemii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1907. Legionella maceachernii infection
     Legionella maceachernii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1908. Legionella micdadei infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1909. Legionella monrovica infection
     Legionella monrovica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1910. Legionella moravica infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1911. Legionella nautarum infection
     Legionella nautarum is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1912. Legionella oakridgensis infection
     Legionella oakridgensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1913. Legionella parisiensis infection
     Legionella parisiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1914. Legionella quateirensis infection
     Legionella quateirensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1915. Legionella quinlivanii infection
     Legionella quinlivanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1916. Legionella rowbothamii infection
     Legionella rowbothamii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1917. Legionella rubrilucens infection
     Legionella rubrilucens is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1918. Legionella sainthelensi infection
     Legionella sainthelensi is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1919. Legionella santicrucis infection
     Legionella santicrucis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1920. Legionella shakespearei infection
     Legionella shakespearei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1921. Legionella spiritensis infection
     Legionella spiritensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1922. Legionella steigerwaltii infection
     Legionella steigerwaltii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly o...more »
    1923. Legionella tauriensis infection
     Legionella tauriensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1924. Legionella tusconensis infection
     Legionella tucsonensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1925. Legionella wadsorthii infection
     Legionella wadsorthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1926. Legionella wadsworthii infection
     Legionella wadsworthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1927. Legionella waltersii infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1928. Legionella worsliensis infection
     Legionella worsliensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1929. Legionella yabuuchiae infection
     Legionella yabuuchiae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1930. Legionnaires' disease
     A severe respiratory disease which is caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacteria. The condition can result in pneumonia and can be life-threatening....more »
    1931. Leiomyomatosis of esophagus, cataract and hematuria
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, benign esophageal tumors and kidney cell cancer....more »
    1932. Leiomyomatosis of oesophagus, congenital cataract and hematuria
     A rare disorder characterized by congenital cataracts, blood in urine and the development of tumors in the esophagus called a leiomyoma. A leiomyoma is a benign tumor that originates from smooth muscle tissue. These tumors may also be present in the femal...more »
    1933. Leiomyomatosis, Esophagogastric and Vulvar
     A rare condition where a tumor develops in the esophagus and vulva. The condition appears to be inherited in an autosomal dominant manner....more »
    1934. Lemierre's syndrome
     A very rare condition where a throat infection leads to secondary infection and blood clot formation in the internal jugular vein. The infected blood clot can then travel to other parts of the body and cause problems. The usual bacterial culprit is Fusoba...more »
    1935. Lenten rose poisoning
     Lenten rose is a herbaceous plant which has light-colored flowers which become purple as they age. The plant is often found in gardens. The plant contains a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause various symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin...more »
    1936. Lepidopterism
     A systemic illness caused by contact with certain poisonous caterpillar spines or urticating hairs....more »
    1937. 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 »
    1938. Leukoencephalopathy, arthritis, colitis, and hypogammaglobulinema
     A rare condition characterized by the association of arthritis, colitis, low blood gammaglobulin levels and brain anomalies....more »
    1939. Levine-Critchley syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder mainly involving progressive muscle weakness and wasting, abnormal limb movement, progressive cognitive loss and red blood cell abnormalities....more »
    1940. Levothyroxine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Levothyroxine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    1941. Lhermitte-Cornil-Quesnel syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by the slowly-progressive degeneration of a part of the brain (pyramidal tract and globus pallidus)....more »
    1942. Lichen planus
     Skin rash...more »
    1943. Lichstenstein syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by frequent infections, osteoporosis, weak bones and other bone abnormalities....more »
    1944. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 1A
     An autosomal dominant form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the myotilin gene....more »
    1945. Limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis
     A rare disorder that primarily affects the skin and blood vessels. It is characterized by calcified skin deposits (C), Raynaud syndrome (R), esophageal dysfunction (E), scleroderma of the fingers and toes(S) and telengiectasia - dilated blood vessels (T)....more »
    1946. Linguatula serrata infection
     Infection with a parasite called Linguatula serrata. Infection usually occurs through eating raw liver or lymph nodes from infected sheep or goats. Symptoms are usually caused by the larva migrating through parts of the body....more »
    1947. Liotrix -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Liotrix 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 an...more »
    1948. Lip and oral cavity cancer
     Cancer of the lip or inside the mouth....more »
    1949. Lipoid proteinosis of Urbach and Wiethe
     A rare congenital lipoid storage disease where lipids, carbohydrates and proteins are deposited onto blood vessel walls and other tissues....more »
    1950. Lissencephaly
     A very rare disorder characterized by abnormal brain formation so that the brain surface appears smooth rather than convoluted....more »
    1951. Lissencephaly syndrome type 1
     A very rare form of the brain formation disorder called lissencephaly where the brain surface is abnormally smooth rather than convoluted resulting in mental retardation. Physical malformations are also present....more »
    1952. Lissencephaly, type 1, X-linked
     Abnormal brain development characterized by an abnormally smooth brain. This form of the disorder is inherited in a X-linked manner (defect on the DCX gene) and the corpus callosum fails to develop. Males tend to be affected more severely than females....more »
    1953. Lobelia poisoning
     Lobelia is a herbaceous plant which bears elongated shafts of small blue, white or red flowers. The plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usua...more »
    1954. 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 »
    1955. Loeffler's endocarditis
     Heart muscle disease caused by infiltration of the heart by eosinophils (type of white blood cell). It occurs as a complication long-term, high eosinophilic levels in the peripheral blood....more »
    1956. Logic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by chronic skin ulceration, nail destruction, eye problems and mucosal nodules that can affect the voice and even impair breathing in severe cases....more »
    1957. Lortab overdose
     Lortab is a prescription drug used to treat. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1958. Lower limb anomaly -- ureteral obstruction
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by an obstructed ureter and a leg anomaly....more »
    1959. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 1
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    1960. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 2
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    1961. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 3
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    1962. Lung Cancer Susceptibility 4
     Researchers have linked a number of genes to an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The genetic predisposition plus environmental factors and lifestyle factors such as smoking translate to an increased risk of cancer. The genetic predisposition is b...more »
    1963. Lung abscess
     Pus (abscess) in the lung...more »
    1964. Lung conditions
     Various conditions affecting the lungs or related airways....more »
    1965. Lung damage
     COPD is defined as the destruction of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles and their walls and without obvious fibrosis....more »
    1966. Lung scarring
     Damage to the lung tissue from and cause can cause scarring of the lung tissue. Small scars generally cause no problems but large or widespread scarring can affect breathing. Causes of lung scarring include pneumonia, lung infections, cystic fibrosis, asb...more »
    1967. Lupine poisoning
     A flowering herb which produced long clusters of flowers in various colors. It also produces flat, seed-filled pods. The seeds contain toxic chemicals (alkaloids such as lupinine, anagyrine, sparteine) which can cause poisoning if eaten in large quantitie...more »
    1968. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    1969. Lymphangiectasies and lymphedema Hennekam type
     A rare disorder characterized by buildup of lymphatic fluid in the limbs, face and genitals, seizures and mental and growth retardation....more »
    1970. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
     A very rare progressive disease where an unusual type of muscle cell (smooth muscle) infiltrates the lungs which eventually obstructs the flow of air through the lungs. The cause is unknown and generally occurs in women of child bearing age....more »
    1971. Lymphangiomatosis, pulmonary
     A rare disorder characterized by the presence of numerous small lung cysts at birth which severely affects breathing and blood pressure and generally results in infant death....more »
    1972. Lymphatic malformation (LM)
     Abnormal or defective development of a lymph vessel. Groups of abnormal lymph channels and spaces contain lymph fluid. A blockage in the malformation can cause a buildup of fluid which can compress nearby structures such as the windpipe. Other problems ca...more »
    1973. Lymphocyte depletion Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    1974. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
     Rodent-borne viral disease often causing meningitis or encephalitis...more »
    1975. Lymphoedema -- lymphangiectasia -- mental retardation
     A rare disorder characterized by buildup of lymphatic fluid in the limbs, face and genitals, seizures and mental and growth retardation....more »
    1976. Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia
     A relatively rare form of lung disease characterized by the buildup of lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) in the air spaces or alveoli of the lungs. The condition can affect children or adults and is frequently associated with conditions such as HIV...more »
    1977. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis
     A rare, progressive blood vessel disease where nodular lesions destroy blood vessels - lungs, skin and nervous system are mainly involved....more »
    1978. Lymphomatous thyroiditis
     Progressive thyroid gland enlargement due to autoimmune disease....more »
    1979. Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, X-Linked, 1
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). The immune system becomes weakened following and EBV infection. As the condition in inherited in ...more »
    1980. Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, X-Linked, 2
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). The immune system becomes weakened following and EBV infection. As the condition in inherited in ...more »
    1981. Lymphoproliferative syndrome, EBV-Associated, Autosomal, 1
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). Infection with the virus can lead to chronic immune problems which can ultimately result in death...more »
    1982. MPS-IV (Morquio Disease)
     A condition which is characterized by biochemically distinct mucopolysaccharidosis...more »
    1983. MRXS-Christianson
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    1984. MULIBREY Nanism
     A genetic condition...more »
    1985. Macrocytic Hyperchromic Anemia
     Macrocytic Hyperchromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by abnormally large red blood cells which contain abnormally high amounts of haemoglobin. There is also a reduced number of red blood cells. This anomaly can be associated with such things a...more »
    1986. Macrocytic anemia
     Macrocytic anemia is a blood disorder where the red blood cells are larger than normal but have low levels of haemoglobin which is needed to carry oxygen throughout the body. The condition usually results from a deficiency of vitamin B12 or folate, digest...more »
    1987. Macrocytosis
     Blood condition where average red blood cell size is increased...more »
    1988. Macroglossia
     Abnormally large tongue....more »
    1989. Macrogyria, pseudobulbar palsy and mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal brain development which results in mild mental retardation, epilepsy, developmental delay and pseudobulbar palsy which affects speech, chewing and swallowing functions....more »
    1990. Madokoro-Ohdo-Sonoda syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs, an unusual face and retarded development....more »
    1991. Magrassi-Leonardi syndrome
     A type of eosinophilic lung disease possibly caused by a virus. The condition may have variable presentations. Some patients have a severe pneumonia-like illness whereas other suffer fever, weakness and muscle pain for a few days....more »
    1992. Maidenhair tree poisoning
     Maidenhair tree is a deciduous tree which bear fan-shaped leaves and green to yellow-brown fruit. The ripe fruit has a revolting smell. The fruit and the raw seed kernels contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin irrit...more »
    1993. Malignant Lung Cancer
     Lung cancer is a disease of uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. This growth may lead to metastasis, which is the invasion of adjacent tissue and infiltration beyond the lungs. Most lung tumors are malignant. This means that they invade and de...more »
    1994. Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma
     A rare type of cancer that involves connective (bone, cartilage, fat) and epithelial (skin and lining of internal organs) tissue and tends to be of a large size. It often tends to occur in the nose, pharynx and sinus areas. Symptoms are determined by the ...more »
    1995. Malignant germ cell tumor
     Malignant tumors that are made up of germ cells which are immature cells that eventually become reproductive system tissues in males and females. The symptoms depend on the location of the tumor which may occur in the ovaries, testes or anywhere along the...more »
    1996. Malignant mesothelioma
     Malignant mesothelioma affects the lining or membranes of certain large cavities in the body. These cavities, called the serous cavities, house certain major organs in the body including the heart, lungs, abdomen and others...more »
    1997. Mallory-Weiss syndrome
     A laceration of the lining of the gastroesophageal junction or just above it - often caused by severe vomiting....more »
    1998. Malocclusion -- short stature syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by an open bite, short stature and a triangular face....more »
    1999. Malt Worker's disease
     Inhalation of malt particles contaminated with fungus in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to...more »
    2000. Malt Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of malt particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune...more »
    2001. 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 »
    2002. Mandibuloacral dysplasia with type B 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, face and trunk in type B. The severity of the symptoms is variable....more »
    2003. Mandibulofacial dysostosis, Treacher Collins type, autosomal recessive
     A rare, recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by eye, face, mouth, ear and skull abnormalities....more »
    2004. Marburg virus
     Serious virus related to Ebola....more »
    2005. Marchiafava-Micheli disease
     A blood disorder where abnormalities in erhtyrocyte membranes results in excessive destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia....more »
    2006. Marden-Walker Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by blepharophimosis, joint contractures and fixed facial expression....more »
    2007. Marfan syndrome
     A genetic connective tissue disorder involving a defect of chromosome 15q21.1 which affects the production of the fibrillin needed to make connective tissue....more »
    2008. Marfanoid -- mental retardation syndrome autosomal
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by psychomotor retardation, a flat face and some symptoms of Marfan syndrome (long arms and legs, tall stature, reduced skin fat and poor muscle tone)....more »
    2009. Marie type ataxia
     An inherited brain disorder that affects muscle coordination....more »
    2010. Marijuana Smoking
     Smoking the leaves of a plant drug called cannabis....more »
    2011. Marijuana abuse
     Illicit depressant/hallucinogenic drug...more »
    2012. Marine turtle poisoning
     Marine turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity amo...more »
    2013. Marine turtle poisoning -- Green Sea Turtle
     Green Sea turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity ...more »
    2014. Marine turtle poisoning -- Hawksbill Turtle
     Hawksbill turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity ...more »
    2015. Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle
     Leatherback turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severit...more »
    2016. Marine turtle poisoning -- Loggerhead Turtle
     Loggerhead turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity...more »
    2017. Marine turtle poisoning -- Soft-shelled Turtle
     Soft-shelled turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severi...more »
    2018. Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome
     A group of recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by incoordination due to a brain anomaly....more »
    2019. Marsh marigold poisoning
     Marsh marigold is a low growing plant with rounded leaves and small yellow flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild or in gardens. The leaves from the plant contain a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause symptoms if large quantities ar...more »
    2020. Martsolf syndrome
     A rare inherited condition characterized by mental retardation, cataracts, small head and hypogonadism (reduced production of hormones by ovaries or testes)....more »
    2021. Masculinisation
     Increased male physical appearance in females...more »
    2022. Matsoukas syndrome
     An extremely rare condition characterized by mental retardation, eye problems, facial anomalies and joint problems....more »
    2023. Matsoukas-Liarikos-Giannika syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short stature and eye and joint abnormalities....more »
    2024. Mayapple poisoning
     The Mayapple is a small flowering plant which is often found growing naturally. It bears small single flowers and apple-like fruit which turns yellow when ripe. The unripe fruit and leaves contain a chemical called podophyllin which can cause poisoning if...more »
    2025. 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 »
    2026. Meadows syndrome
     A rare condition that affects pregnant women during the last trimester or within two months after birth. It is characterized by breathing difficult, chest pain, congestive heart failure, heart rhythm abnormalities, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal sy...more »
    2027. Measles
     Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination....more »
    2028. Median cleft lip, corpus callosum, lipoma, and skin polyps
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a cleft lip, lipoma, skin polyps and abnormal brain development....more »
    2029. Median cleft, corpus callosum, lipoma, and cutaneous polyps
    2030. Mediastinal endodermal sinus tumors
     A rare yolk sac tumor that occurs in the mediastinal area (the area that separates the lungs). It is a type of cancer that originates from immature cells (germ cells) that evolve into gonadal tissue but can also be found in other parts of the body such as...more »
    2031. Megalencephaly -- polymicrogyria -- post-axial polydactyly -- hydrocephalus
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by brain abnormalities, extra digits and a excess fluid inside the skull....more »
    2032. Megaloblasti Anemia, 1
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    2033. Megaloblastic Anemia 1
     A rare genetic blood disorder where a defect in the vitamin B12 receptor means that it can't be absorbed from food during digestion. As a result of the low vitamin B12 levels, the body produces increased numbers of abnormal enlarged red blood cells (megal...more »
    2034. Megaloblastic Anemia, Familial
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    2035. Megalocytic-Normochromic anemia
     Megalocytic-Normochromic is a blood disorder characterized by normal amounts of haemoglobin within abnormally large red blood cells. However, the number of red blood cells is low....more »
    2036. Meige syndrome
     A neurological movement disorder involving symptoms such as involuntary facial movements and eye muscle spasms....more »
    2037. Melanoma
     Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color....more »
    2038. Melioidosis
     Bacterial infection from soil or water....more »
    2039. Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome
     A rare inherited neurological disorder involving episodes of facial paralysis and swelling....more »
    2040. Meningococcal infection
     A rare infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Neisseria meningitides....more »
    2041. Menopause
     The end of female menstruation and fertility....more »
    2042. Mental Retardation -- Pterygia -- Shortness -- Distinctive Facial Appearance
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, underdeveloped genitals and various skull and facial anomalies....more »
    2043. Mental retardation -- arachnodactyly -- hypotonia -- telangiectasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short fingers, reduced muscle tone and spider veins (telangiectasia)....more »
    2044. Mental retardation -- blepharophimosis -- obesity -- web neck
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, eye abnormalities, obesity and a webbed neck....more »
    2045. Mental retardation -- coloboma -- slimness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, retinal coloboma and a slim build....more »
    2046. Mental retardation -- hypotonic facies syndrome, X-linked, 1
     A group of rare syndromes characterized by severe mental retardation, unusual facial appearance and other variable abnormalities....more »
    2047. Mental retardation -- macrocephaly -- coarse facies -- hypotonia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, large head, coarse face and reduced muscle tone....more »
    2048. Mental retardation -- short stature -- cleft palate -- unusual facies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, mental retardation, cleft palate and facial anomalies....more »
    2049. Mental retardation -- short stature -- deafness -- genital
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short stature, deafness and genital abnormalities....more »
    2050. Mental retardation athetosis microphthalmia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of mental retardation, small eyes and a movement disorder....more »
    2051. Mental retardation unusual facies ampola type
     A rare genetic disease characterized primarily by mental retardation, facial anomalies, short stature, seizures and finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    2052. Mental retardation, Microcephaly, Epilepsy and Ataxia Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    2053. Mental retardation, X-linked -- craniofacial dysmorphology -- epilepsy -- ophthalmoplegia -- cerebellar atrophy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    2054. Mental retardation, X-linked -- cubitus valgus -- typical face
     A rare disorder characterized by mental retardation, unusual facial appearance and a turned out elbow (cubitus valgus). The disorder is inherited in a X-linked manner which means that only males display the full range of symptoms whereas female carriers m...more »
    2055. Mental retardation, X-linked, Cantagrel type
     A rare X-linked disorder characterized by mental retardation, reduced infant muscle tone, developmental delay and other problems. The disorder is inherited in a X-linked manner which means that only males display the full range of symptoms whereas female ...more »
    2056. Mental retardation, X-linked, Stevenson type
     A rare disorder characterized by mental retardation, reduced muscle tone and other anomalies. The disorder is inherited in a X-linked manner which means that only males display the full range of symptoms whereas female carriers may have mild or no symptom...more »
    2057. Mercury poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to mercury....more »
    2058. Mesothelioma
     Type of lung cancer associated with asbestos....more »
    2059. Mesothelioma, adult malignant
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining) or peritoneum (abdominal lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibres. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    2060. Mesothelioma, adult malignant -- pleural
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibers. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    2061. Metabolic Acidosis
     Metabolic acidosis is a process which if unchecked leads to acidemia (i.e. blood pH is low (less than 7.35) due to increased production of H+ by the body or the inability of the body to form bicarbonate (HCO3-) in the kidney....more »
    2062. Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
     An inherited biochemical deficiency involving a deficiency of the enzyme called arylsulfatase A which leads to a harmful buildup of fatty material in the body....more »
    2063. 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 »
    2064. 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 »
    2065. 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 »
    2066. 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 »
    2067. 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 »
    2068. 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 »
    2069. 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 »
    2070. 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 »
    2071. 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 »
    2072. 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 »
    2073. 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 »
    2074. 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 »
    2075. 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 »
    2076. 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 »
    2077. Metapneumovirus
     A type of viral respiratory infection which was first discovered early in the 21st century. The infection tends to occur mainly in children and infants or the elderly. The incubation period is probably less than a week and the virus is transmitted through...more »
    2078. Metastatic squamous neck cancer with occult primary
     A type of cancer that occurs in the neck and has spread (metastasized) to the lymph nodes from a primary source that has not been able to be determined. Squamous cells are cells that line hollow organs as well as the skin and throat....more »
    2079. Methimazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methimazole 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 »
    2080. Methotrexate toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    2081. Methyldopa-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Methyldopa-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    2082. Mexican tea poisoning
     Mexican tea is plant that bears elongated clusters of small green flowers and small greenish fruit which contain seeds which are green when fresh and black when dry. The plant has a strong odor. The oil in the seeds contain chemicals (including terpene pe...more »
    2083. Mickulicz disease
     A rare condition involving enlargement of the salivary and tear-producing glands which results from any of a number of diseases such as leukemia, syphilis and tuberculosis. If the enlargement occurs on its own and not as a result of another condition, it ...more »
    2084. Microcephalic primordial dwarfism, Toriello type
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by dwarfism, mental retardation and other anomalies....more »
    2085. Microcephaly brain defect spasticity hypernatremia
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, brain defect, spasticity and high sodium level....more »
    2086. Microcytic Anemia
     Microcytic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by small red blood cells (erythrocytes). The red blood cells are small due to a failure of haemoglobin synthesis or insufficient quantities of haemoglobin available. The blood disorder is usually caused ...more »
    2087. Microcytic Hyperchromic Anemia
     Microcytic Hyperchromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by abnormally small red blood cells which contain abnormally high amounts of haemoglobin. There is also a reduced number of red blood cells. This anomaly can be associated with such things a...more »
    2088. Microcytic hypochromic anemia
     Microcytic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by small red blood cells (erythrocytes) which have insufficient haemoglobin and hence have a reduced ability to carry oxygen through the body. The red blood cells are small due to a failure of haemoglobi...more »
    2089. Microcytic-Normochromic anemia
     Microcytic-Normochromic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by normal amounts of haemoglobin within small red blood cells. However the number of red blood cells is low....more »
    2090. Microdontia -- hypodontia -- short stature
     A rare disorder characterized by small teeth, missing teeth and short stature, strabismus and borderline mental deficiency....more »
    2091. Microdontia -- type I microtia -- deafness
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by small dears, small teeth and deafness....more »
    2092. Microdontia as seen in Down's syndrome
     Down's syndrome or trisomy 21 is characterised by mental retardation, oblique eye fissures with epicanthic skin folds on the inner corner of the eyes, muscle hypotonia, a flat nasal bridge, microdontia, a single palmar fold, a protruding tongue, a short n...more »
    2093. Microgastria short stature diabetes
     A rare syndrome characterized by a very small stomach, diabetes and a growth hormone deficiency....more »
    2094. Micrognathia with Peromelia
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of a missing tongue with missing fingers or toes. Peromelia is a medical term for the congenital defect involving missing or malformed hands and/or feet. Other malformations are also variably present...more »
    2095. Microphthalmia syndromic, type 6
     A rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by small eyes, malformed ears, small jaw and finger and genital abnormalities. The symptoms are variable to some degree....more »
    2096. Microsporidiosis
     An infectious disease caused by a certain group of protozoa which form spores (microsporidia) e.g. Encephalitozoon, Enterocytozoon, Nosema, Pleistophora, Trachipleistophora, Vittaforma, Enterocytozoon bieneusi, Enterocytozoan )Septata) intestinalis). The ...more »
    2097. Microvascular angina
     A condition which is characterized by angina like chest pain which is caused by microvascular disease...more »
    2098. Middle ear infection
     Infection of middle ear also called otitis media....more »
    2099. Miescher syndrome (2)
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by pigmented velvety patches of skin, excess body hair, failure to thrive, retarded growth, diabetes and facial abnormalities....more »
    2100. Mikulicz syndrome
     A rare condition involving enlargement of the salivary and tear-producing glands which results from any of a number of diseases such as leukemia, syphilis and tuberculosis. If the enlargement occurs on its own and not as a result of another condition, it ...more »
    2101. Mikulicz's Disease
     A rare condition involving enlargement of the salivary and tear-producing glands. If the enlargement as a result of another condition, it is called Mikulicz syndrome....more »
    2102. Misogynism
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of females....more »
    2103. Misogyny
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of women....more »
    2104. Misophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dirt or being contaminated by dirt or germs....more »
    2105. Misosophy
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of wisdom....more »
    2106. Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease
     A form of Parkinson's disease that seems to be linked to mitochondrial defects - mitochondria are the energy-producing components of body cells. Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative brain disorder characterized by tremors, muscle ri...more »
    2107. Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalopathy syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder which affects a number of body systems and manifests results in symptoms such as droopy eyelids, progressive eye muscle weakness, gastrointestinal dysmotility, brain disease, thin body, peripheral neuropathy and muscle disease....more »
    2108. Mixed Cerebral Palsy
     Cerebral palsy is movement disorder originating from some sort of damage to the brain. There are a few different types of cerebral palsy (e.g. spastic, athetoid, ataxic) and a combination of two or more types is known as mixed cerebral palsy. The symptoms...more »
    2109. Mixed apnea
     Mixed apnea is a combination of central and obstructive apnea and is seen particularly in infants or young children who have abnormal control of breathing....more »
    2110. Mixed asthma
     Mixed asthma is a type of asthma that can be caused by an exposure to an allergen as well as other intrinsic triggers such as exposure to cold air or cigarette smoke. Mixed asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways that may or may not i...more »
    2111. Mixed cellularity Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    2112. Mixed connective tissue disease
     A rare disorder of the connective tissue which affects a range of body tissues and organs....more »
    2113. Mixed granulocytic asthma
     Mixed granulocytic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of eosinophils and neutrophils (types of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult...more »
    2114. Mixed type non small cell carcinoma
     It is the presence of mixed histological of small cell and non small cell cancer variety...more »
    2115. Mobius syndrome
     A rare genetic condition characterized by defective cranial nerves (6th and 7th), deafness, facial nerve paralysis and other abnormalities....more »
    2116. Moebius Syndrome
     Moebius syndrome is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis....more »
    2117. Mohave Rattle snake poisoning
     The Mohave rattle snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in Mexico and south-western areas of the US. The type of venom in Mohave snakes varies amongst species. Those with Type A venom tend to affect the nervous system whereas those with Type B venom pri...more »
    2118. Mold allergies
     Allergies to airborne or household molds....more »
    2119. Mollusk-shell hypersensitivity -- inhalation
     Inhalation of sea snail shell dust in occupational settings can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to small ai...more »
    2120. Molysomophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of infection....more »
    2121. Mononucleosis
     Common infectious virus....more »
    2122. Monopathophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sickness....more »
    2123. Monophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being alone. Sufferers may also fear being away from a particular place or person who makes them feel safe. An underlying anxiety disorder is generally involved....more »
    2124. Monosomy 1p36
     A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as heart problems, mental retardation, developmental delay, facial dysmorphism and short stature. The range and severity of symptoms is variable with...more »
    2125. Moraxella catarrhalis infection
     An infectious disease caused by Moraxella catarrhalis. Moraxella catarrhalis can be found in the upper respiratory tract and is often harmless and asymptomatic. However, it can also cause ear infections and sinusitis, bronchopulmonary infection as well as...more »
    2126. 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 »
    2127. Morquio syndrome type A
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (galactosamine-?-sulfate) needed to break it down....more »
    2128. Morquio syndrome, type B
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (? galactosidase) needed to break it down....more »
    2129. Motion sickness
     Nausea from any type of motion or travel...more »
    2130. Motor neuron diseases
     Any of various disorders of the "motor neurons", nerves that control movement....more »
    2131. Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis
     Inhalation of mold from mouldy shower curtains can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the wood dust. Chroni...more »
    2132. Mounier-Kuhn syndrome
     A rare congenital condition where the trachea and bronchi are enlarged which increases the risk of respiratory infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia....more »
    2133. Mountain Laurel poisoning
     The mountain laurel is a large evergreen shrub which bears clusters of small flowers. The plant contains chemicals (andromedotoxin, arbutin) which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered highly toxic if ingested. The level of toxici...more »
    2134. Mouth cancer
     Any cancer that occurs in the mouth...more »
    2135. Mouth conditions
     Any condition that affects the mouth...more »
    2136. Mouth ulcers
     Ulcers in the mouth membranes or oral areas...more »
    2137. Mucoepidermoid
     A mucoepidermoid is a type of cancer which is found primarily in the salivary glands (major and minor) but can be found in other glands such as the tear glands, breast gland and thyroid. The cancer develops from squamous, mucus-secreting and intermediate ...more »
    2138. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma
     A mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a type of cancer which is found primarily in the salivary glands (major and minor) but can be found in other glands such as the tear glands, breast gland and thyroid. The cancer develops from squamous, mucus-secreting and int...more »
    2139. Mucopolysaccharidoses
     A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans...more »
    2140. Mucopolysaccharidosis II
     Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism in juveniles....more »
    2141. Mucopolysaccharidosis IV
     Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism in infants....more »
    2142. Mucopolysaccharidosis VI
     A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans...more »
    2143. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 2 Hunter syndrome- mild 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 »
    2144. 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 »
    2145. 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 »
    2146. Mucormycosis
     An infectious disease caused by fungus from the order Mucorales which is normally found in the soil and in decaying plant matter. Transmission is usually through the inhalation of spores. It is generally harmless to healthy individuals but can cause infec...more »
    2147. Mulibrey Nanism syndrome
     A very rare inherited malformation characterized by very small stature (dwarfism), pericardial constriction and yellow dots in fundus of the eye....more »
    2148. Multiple endocrine abnormalities -- adenylyl cyclase dysfunction
     A rare syndrome characterized by an enzyme defect (adenylyl cyclase) and a number of endocrine abnormalities....more »
    2149. Multiple joint dislocations -- metaphyseal dysplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by multiple joint dislocations and abnormal bone development as well as various other anomalies....more »
    2150. Multiple pterygium syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by webbing of various parts of the body, contractures, short stature, fusion of neck vertebrae and facial anomalies....more »
    2151. Multiple pterygium syndrome lethal type
     A rare syndrome characterized by skin, muscle and skeletal anomalies and fetal death....more »
    2152. Multiple pterygium syndrome, autosomal recessive
     A very rare disorder characterized by webbing of various parts of the body, contractures, short stature, fusion of neck vertebrae and facial anomalies....more »
    2153. Multiple system atrophy
     A rare disorder where nerve degeneration causes progressive neurological problems involving the central and autonomic nervous system. The rate of progression is variable....more »
    2154. Multiple system atrophy (MSA) with orthostatic hypotension
     A progressive neurological disorder involving the central and autonomic nervous system....more »
    2155. Mumps
     An acute viral disease that causes the salivary glands to become swollen, sore and inflamed. Immunization had greatly reduced the incidence of this disease....more »
    2156. Murine typhus
     An infectious condition which is characterized by a similar condition to that of typhus due to Rickettsia typhi....more »
    2157. Muscular dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker type
     An inherited l disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness. The disorder is caused by a genetic anomaly and results in insufficient quantities of or ineffective dystrophin which is needed for normal muscle functioning. The disorder is expressed ...more »
    2158. 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 »
    2159. Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni
     Inhalation of mushroom particles and compost contaminated with bacteria (Micropolyspora faeni) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result ...more »
    2160. Mushroom Worker's lung -- Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
     Inhalation of mushroom particles and compost contaminated with bacteria (Thermoactinomyces vulgaris) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms r...more »
    2161. Musicophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of music....more »
    2162. Musophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mice and rats....more »
    2163. Myasthenia Gravis
     An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles....more »
    2164. Myasthenia Gravis with Thymus Hyperplasia
     Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease which is often associated with an abnormal thymus. The relationship between the thymus and myasthenia is not fully understood but as the thymus is involved in the body's immune system, it may trigge...more »
    2165. Myasthenia, Familial Infantile, 1
     Illness, stress or fatigue may result in sudden severe episodes of apnea which can be fatal....more »
    2166. Myasthenia, familial
     A familial form of myasthenia which is a muscle disease characterized by muscle weakness. The weakness is exacerbated by physical activity and improved by resting....more »
    2167. Myasthenic syndrome, congenital, associated with acetylcholine receptor deficiency
     A genetic, nonprogressive neuromuscular disorder causing muscle weakness. The severity of symptoms is variable and stress and illness can exacerbate symptoms....more »
    2168. Mycobacterial infections
     Any infection that is caused by a mycobacterial organisms...more »
    2169. Mycobacterium bovis
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    2170. Mycobacterium xenopi
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    2171. Mycoplasma pneumoniae
     Bacterial respiratory infection...more »
    2172. Mycoplasmal pneumonia
     An infectious disease affecting the lungs and caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae....more »
    2173. Mycosis fungoides
     Mycosis fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin. The disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic....more »
    2174. Mycosis fungoides, familial
     A rare form of lymphatic cancer (T-cell lymphoma) that primarily affects the skin and tends to occur with higher than normal frequency within a family. The skin is affected first, then the lymph nodes become inflamed and usually cancerous. The cancer can ...more »
    2175. Myhre Syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by retarded growth, mental retardation, bone abnormalities and distinctive facial features....more »
    2176. 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 »
    2177. Myopathy, Congenital, Compton-North
     A familial form of congenital muscle disease resulting from a genetic anomaly....more »
    2178. Myopathy, Distal 2
     An inherited muscle condition that tends to mainly affect the end portions of arms and legs - hands, feet, forearms and lower legs. There are three subtypes which are distinguished by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 2 is linked to a defect on chrom...more »
    2179. Myopathy, Myofibrillar, BAG3-Related
     An early-onset, progressive muscle disease....more »
    2180. Mythophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of making false or incorrect statements....more »
    2181. Myxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of slime....more »
    2182. Ménière's disease
     Ear fluid disorder causing balance problems....more »
    2183. Möbius Syndrome
     Möbius syndrome is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis....more »
    2184. NADH cytochrome B5 reductase deficiency
     A very rare syndrome caused by a genetic anomaly resulting in an enzyme deficiency (NADH cytochrome B5 reductase)....more »
    2185. Narrow oral fissure -- short stature -- cone-shaped epiphyses
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by narrow mouth opening, short stature and abnormal bone development....more »
    2186. Nasal polyp
     A polyp that is found in the nasal passage...more »
    2187. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
     A malignant cancer that occurs in the nasopharynx area which is the upper part of the throat. Often there are no symptoms until the cancer has metastasized to other parts of the body such as the neck....more »
    2188. Nasopharyngitis
     Nasopharyngitis is a contagious, viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system, primarily.It is the most common infectious disease in humans...more »
    2189. Nasopharynx cancer
     A condition which is characterized a malignancy located in the nasopharynx...more »
    2190. 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 »
    2191. Neck Cancer
     Any cancer that occurs in the neck...more »
    2192. Necrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of death or corpses....more »
    2193. Necrotizing fasciitis
     A severe, progressive skin infection which causes progressive destruction of skin and underlying tissue. It is caused by certain bacteria and has a high mortality rate....more »
    2194. Negrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of African Americans....more »
    2195. Nemaline myopathy 1
     A very rare inherited muscle disorder and is characterized by muscle weakness caused by the presence of nemaline rods in the muscle tissue which affects its function. There are at least 7 different subtypes of nemaline myopathy, each with a different gene...more »
    2196. Neonatal tetanus
     Muscle tetanus of the very young infant...more »
    2197. Neophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of new things....more »
    2198. Nephophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of clouds....more »
    2199. Nephthytis poisoning
     Nephthytis is vine with heart-shaped leaves with distinctive light-colored veins. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause various symptoms if ingested. The damage is usually caused by the abrasive action of the crystals. Eye exposure c...more »
    2200. Neural tube defect
     Any defect that occurs to the neural tube...more »
    2201. Neuritis with brachial predilection
     A neuromuscular disorder that tends to only affect the arm and hand. It causes muscle pain, weakness and wasting. Physical and emotional stress and pregnancy may trigger episodes. In rare cases the legs may be involved....more »
    2202. Neurodegeneration With Brain Iron Accumulation 2
     A rare, inherited, progressive neurological movement disorder where accumulation of iron in the brain causes degeneration of the nervous system. Type 2 is linked to a defect in the PLA2G6 gene on chromosome 22q13.1....more »
    2203. Neurofibromatosis-2
     Genetic disorder often leading to tumors on nerves....more »
    2204. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
     A severe, potentially fatal reaction to antipsychotic drugs....more »
    2205. Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor, type VIIA
     An inherited neuromuscular disease that causes progressive muscle wasting and weakness in the limbs and vocal cord paralysis. There is no sensory impairment....more »
    2206. Neurosarcoidosis
     A rare disorder involving sarcoidosis of the nervous system. Sarcoidosis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect virtually any part of the body. Neurosarcoidosis involves inflammation and abnormal deposits in parts of the nervous system includi...more »
    2207. Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning
     Rare food poisoning from eating contaminated shellfish...more »
    2208. Neutropenia
     Reduced number of granulocytes in the blood...more »
    2209. Neutropenia, severe chronic
     A rare blood disorder where there are abnormally low levels of neutrophils (type of white blood cell) in the body which impairs the body's ability to fight bacterial infections. There are four main types of the disorder: idiopathic, congenital, autoimmune...more »
    2210. Neutrophilic asthma
     Neutrophilic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult. The severity of sym...more »
    2211. 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 »
    2212. Nickel -- adverse effect
     Acute exposure to nickel can cause various symptoms....more »
    2213. Nicotine addiction
     Nicotine addiction is the uncontrollable desire to continue smoking. Smoking products contain nicotine which is a chemical that can lead to addiction if used over a period of time. Cessation causes withdrawal symptoms which can vary in nature and severity...more »
    2214. Niemann-Pick disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body....more »
    2215. Niemann-Pick disease, type D
     Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. Type D is no longer a ...more »
    2216. 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 »
    2217. Noctiphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the night....more »
    2218. Nocturnal asthma
     Nocturnal asthma is a type of asthma that tends to only produce symptoms at night. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult. The severity of symptoms is variable. Factors such as airconditioning, gastroe...more »
    2219. Nocturnal heartburn
     Heartburn seen more in the nights affecting sleep....more »
    2220. Nodular goiter
     A condition which is characterized by a goiter with nodules within the gland...more »
    2221. Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    2222. Non-Food Allergy -- Aesculus pollen
     An aesculus pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by aesculus trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2223. Non-Food Allergy -- Africanized honeybee
     An Africanized honeybee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to an Africanized honeybee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    2224. Non-Food Allergy -- Alder
     An alder allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by alder. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    2225. Non-Food Allergy -- Alder tree
     An alder tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Alder trees. The pollen from alder trees is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglob...more »
    2226. Non-Food Allergy -- American feverfew
     An American feverfew allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a weed called American feverfew. The pollen from American feverfew is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    2227. 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 »
    2228. 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 »
    2229. Non-Food Allergy -- Ant
     An ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to an ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. Certain ants pose more of an allergy risk than others e.g. red fire ant. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    2230. Non-Food Allergy -- Ash juniper tree pollen
     An ash juniper tree pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by ash juniper trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2231. Non-Food Allergy -- Beet
     A beet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by beet plants. The pollen from beet plants is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2232. 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 »
    2233. 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 »
    2234. Non-Food Allergy -- Bermuda grass
     A Bermuda grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Bermuda grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sym...more »
    2235. Non-Food Allergy -- Black fire ant
     A black fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a black fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2236. Non-Food Allergy -- Bluegrass
     A bluegrass pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by bluegrass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2237. Non-Food Allergy -- Bumblebee
     A Bumblebee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a Bumblebee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response ...more »
    2238. Non-Food Allergy -- Canary grass
     A canary grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by canary grass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2239. Non-Food Allergy -- Capeweed
     A capeweed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by capeweed which is usually found in Australia. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2240. 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 »
    2241. 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 »
    2242. Non-Food Allergy -- Cockroach
     A cockroach allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cockroaches, in particular their saliva, outer shell, eggs and feces. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2243. 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 »
    2244. Non-Food Allergy -- Cypress tree
     A cypress tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by cypress trees. The pollen from cypress trees is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immun...more »
    2245. Non-Food Allergy -- English plantain
     An English plantain allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by English plantain. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The speci...more »
    2246. 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 »
    2247. Non-Food Allergy -- European Ash tree
     A European ash tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by the European Ash tree. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2248. 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 »
    2249. Non-Food Allergy -- Hickory tree
     A hickory tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by hickory trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    2250. Non-Food Allergy -- Hornbeam tree
     A hornbeam tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by hornbeam trees. The pollen from hornbeam trees is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE...more »
    2251. Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet
     A hornet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a hornet sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to con...more »
    2252. 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 »
    2253. 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 »
    2254. Non-Food Allergy -- Johnson grass
     A Johnson grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Johnson grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sym...more »
    2255. Non-Food Allergy -- Kentucky bluegrass
     A Kentucky bluegrass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Kentucky bluegrass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The sp...more »
    2256. Non-Food Allergy -- Marsh Elder
     A marsh elder allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by marsh elder which is a type of weed. The pollen from Marsh elder is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can re...more »
    2257. Non-Food Allergy -- Monteroy pine tree
     A Monteroy pine tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Monteroy pine tree. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2258. 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 »
    2259. 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 »
    2260. Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree
     An oak tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by oak trees. The pollen from oak trees is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody...more »
    2261. Non-Food Allergy -- Olea tree pollen
     An Olea treepollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Olea trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2262. Non-Food Allergy -- Orache (Atriplex)
     An orache (Atriplex) allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by weeds called orache. The pollen from Orache is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can vary ...more »
    2263. Non-Food Allergy -- Patterson's curse
     A Patterson's curse allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a weed called Patterson's curse. The pollen from Patterson's curse is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The specific symptoms th...more »
    2264. Non-Food Allergy -- Pecan trees
     A pecan tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by pecan trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    2265. Non-Food Allergy -- Rapeseed oil
     A rapeseed oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by rapeseed weeds. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sym...more »
    2266. Non-Food Allergy -- Red fire ant
     A red fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2267. Non-Food Allergy -- Redtop grass
     A Redtop grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Redtop grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympt...more »
    2268. Non-Food Allergy -- Ryegrass pollen
     A ryegrass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by ryegrass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2269. 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 »
    2270. Non-Food Allergy -- Sorrel
     A sorrel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by sorrel which is a type of herb. The pollen from sorrel is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces i...more »
    2271. Non-Food Allergy -- Sunflower pollen
     A sunflower pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by sunflowers. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2272. Non-Food Allergy -- Tropical fire ant
     A tropical fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a tropical fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2273. Non-Food Allergy -- Velvet grass
     A velvet grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by velvet grass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2274. Non-Food Allergy -- White cedar tree
     A white cedar tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by the white cedar tree. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2275. 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 »
    2276. Non-Food Allergy -- Yellow jacket Wasp
     A yellow jacket allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow jacket wasp sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    2277. Non-Food Allergy -- amaranthus
     An amaranthus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a weed called amaranthus. The pollen from amaranthus is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can var...more »
    2278. Non-Food Allergy -- ash tree
     An ash tree grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by ash trees. The pollen from ash trees is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglob...more »
    2279. Non-Food Allergy -- beech tree
     A beech tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by beech trees. The pollen from beech trees is considered to have a relatively low to moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobul...more »
    2280. Non-Food Allergy -- bent grass
     A bent grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bent grass which is often used on golf courses and around homes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with th...more »
    2281. Non-Food Allergy -- birch tree
     A birch tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by birch trees. The pollen from birch trees is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE -...more »
    2282. Non-Food Allergy -- box elder tree
     A box elder tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by box elder trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific ...more »
    2283. Non-Food Allergy -- chlorine
     A chlorine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chlroine. 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 result can var...more »
    2284. Non-Food Allergy -- cocklebur
     A cocklebur allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a plant called cocklebur. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more &raq