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Easily bruised skin and Knuckle swelling
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    1. Aagenaes syndrome
     A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems....more »
    2. 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 »
    3. 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 »
    4. 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 »
    5. 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 »
    6. 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 »
    7. Adrenocortical carcinoma
     A condition which is characterized by malignancy which affects the adrenocortex....more »
    8. Aging
     The medical conditions from getting older....more »
    9. Allergic reaction
     An acute reaction through exposure to a particular allergen...more »
    10. Cellulitis
     Inflammation of skin or subcutaneous tissues....more »
    11. 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 »
    12. Dermoid cyst
     Benign cystic tumor often containing skin, hair, and other tissue...more »
    13. EDS X
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    14. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Dysfibronectinemic type
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    15. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VII
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, hyperextensible skin and joint dislocations....more »
    16. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type X
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    17. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, type 10
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    18. Ehlers-Danlos, syndrome, periodontitis type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by lax joints, hyperextensible skin and mild connective tissue fragility - a mild form of the condition....more »
    19. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    20. Fibronectin-Deficient EDS
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    21. 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 »
    22. Gottron's syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual loss of fatty tissue under the skin which results in a prematurely aged appearance. The hands and feet tend to be the most affected with thin, delicate skin....more »
    23. Gout
     Painful joints, most commonly the big toe....more »
    24. Heart failure
     Slow failure of the heart (cardiac insufficiency)....more »
    25. 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 »
    26. 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 »
    27. Kidney failure
     Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste...more »
    28. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    29. Liver conditions
     Any condition that affects the liver...more »
    30. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    31. Lymphadenitis
     The inflammation of the one or several lymph nodes...more »
    32. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    33. Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis
     Formation of fibrous tissue in the bone marrow in response to bone marrow damage....more »
    34. Pituitary cancer, childhood
     Cancer (malignant) of the pituitary gland in children. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a range of symptoms depending on the...more »
    35. Pituitary tumors, adult
     A benign or cancer tumor that develops in the tissue of the pituitary gland in adults. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a ra...more »
    36. Venous Insufficiency
     A condition where the valves in the leg veins are unable to pump blood to the heart which causes blood to pool below the defective valves....more »
    37. Venous Thrombosis
     Formation of a blood clot in a vein. The clot can form in superficial veins and cause few if any symptoms or it can form in the deeper, larger leg veins which can be life-threatening in serious cases. A part of the clot can break off and travel (embolism)...more »

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