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    1. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....read more »
    2. 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...read more »
    3. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...read more »
    4. Bulimia nervosa
     Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting)....read more »
    5. 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....read more »
    6. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....read more »
    7. Dry socket
     Exposure of jaw bone after a tooth extraction...read more »
    8. Erysipelas
     A severe streptococcal bacterial infection where infection spreads from the skin to tissue underneath. The face and extremities are the usual sites affected....read more »
    9. 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...read more »
    10. 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...read more »

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Results: 668 causes of Face swelling OR Swollen lymph nodes

    1. AIDS-Related Complex
     Patients with only mild symptoms of HIV infections....more »
    2. ALL-Down syndrome
     The presence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Down syndrome patients. These patients tend to have a poorer prognosis for the leukemia than patients without Down syndrome....more »
    3. Acanthocytosis
     A rare disorder where most of the red blood cells are abnormal with spiny projections due to lipid abnormalities. The blood abnormality is seen in conditions such as abetalipoproteinemia, severe liver disease and severe malnutrition. Symptoms and prognosi...more »
    4. Acebutolol Hydrochloride -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that using Acebutolol Hydrochloride during pregnancy produces no harmful effects on the developing fetus. Acebutolol Hydrochloride is a beta blocker medication used to treat high blood pressure and abnormal heart rhyt...more »
    5. 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 »
    6. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    7. Acute adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    8. Acute basophilic leukaemia
     A rare type of acute myeloid leukemia characterized by the presence of abnormal basophils....more »
    9. Acute cholinergic dysautonomia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    10. Acute erythroleukemia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal blood cells (erythroblastic precursors) in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form ...more »
    11. Acute leukemia
     An acute condition which affects a cell line of the blood which shows little or no differentiation...more »
    12. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
     Cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and ...more »
    13. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    14. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    15. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to, 2
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    16. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, adult
     Cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and ...more »
    17. Acute myelofibrosis
     A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement....more »
    18. Acute panmyelosis
     A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement. The disease often progresses rapidly and results in death....more »
    19. Acute pharyngitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction of the pharynx...more »
    20. Adenocarcinoma, Follicular
     A type of cancer of the thyroid gland....more »
    21. Adenoid cystic carcionoma
     Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast is a rare neoplasm. It has a biological course of slow progression and near absence of Iymph node metastasis....more »
    22. 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 »
    23. 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 »
    24. Adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    25. Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
     Rare cancer of the immune system T-cells....more »
    26. 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 »
    27. African Sleeping sickness
     Fly-borne African parasitic disease....more »
    28. African tick typhus
     An infectious disease caused by a rikettsial bacteria and transmitted by ticks....more »
    29. Aggressive NK-cell leukaemia
     An aggressive form of blood cancer involving the rapid proliferation of natural killer (NK) cells....more »
    30. Aggressive systemic mastocytosis
     The excessive proliferation of mast cells. Mast cells control the skin's response to minor injury and release a chemical called histamine which causes the skin to redden. In the aggressive form, mast cells accumulate in the liver, spleen and lymphatic sys...more »
    31. Allergic reaction
     An acute reaction through exposure to a particular allergen...more »
    32. 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 »
    33. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....more »
    34. Angioedema
     Severe and dangerous form of hives with swelling...more »
    35. Angioimmunoblastic with dysproteinemia lymphadenopathy
     A rare immune system disorder which is similar to lymphoma. The condition is progressive but the course varies with some patients surviving a long time without treatment and others surviving only a short period of time....more »
    36. 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 »
    37. 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 »
    38. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....more »
    39. 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 »
    40. Aplasia cutis congenital -- intestinal lymphangiectasia
     A rare disorder characterized by a skin defect and dilated intestinal lymph vessels....more »
    41. Apo A-I deficiency
     Low plasma HDL cholesterol that tends to run in families....more »
    42. Arachnidism
     Poisoning from a spider bite....more »
    43. Armpit Boil
     A boil that occurs in the armpit. A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesions if full of pus and can be quite painful....more »
    44. Arthritis -- short stature -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized by arthritis, short stature, deafness and numerous other abnormalities....more »
    45. 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 »
    46. Atenolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atenolol 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 exp...more »
    47. Atorvastatin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atorvastatin 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...more »
    48. 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 »
    49. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
     An inherited autoimmune condition characterized by proliferation of lymphocytes and autoimmunity against the body's own blood cells resulting in premature death of certain blood cells....more »
    50. Avasthey syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by pulmonary hypertension, lymphedema and malformation of brain blood vessels....more »
    51. B-cell lymphomas
     A group cancers involving the proliferation of lymphocytic B-cells. Examples include small lymphocytic lymphoma, immunoblastic lymphoma and lymphoblastic lymphoma....more »
    52. 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 »
    53. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    54. 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 »
    55. 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 »
    56. Barmah Forest virus
     Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia...more »
    57. Bartholin's abscess
     Abscess in a small vaginal gland...more »
    58. Bartonella
     A class of bacteria that can infect humans at a range of different sites. The most well known is Cat Scratch Disease, caused by B.henselae....more »
    59. Bartonella infections
     Infection with bacteria from the Bartonella genus of bacteria. Specific bacteria from within this group are Bartonella bacilliforms (Oroya fever), Bartonella Heneslae (Cat-scratch disease). Other conditions caused by this bacteria are endocarditis, bacter...more »
    60. Basal cell carcinoma
     Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer....more »
    61. Beclomethasone Dipropionate -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that the use of Beclomethasone Dipropionate during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy ...more »
    62. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    63. Betaxolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Betaxolol 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 »
    64. Bisoprolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bisoprolol 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 e...more »
    65. Black widow spider envenomation
     The black widow spider bite is toxic to the nerves and can cause serious symptoms. The black widow spider is most commonly found in North America....more »
    66. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...more »
    67. Bone-Marrow failure syndromes
     A disorder where the bone marrow fails to produce enough new blood cells....more »
    68. Borreliosis
     An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu....more »
    69. Bortonneuse fever
     A mild infectious disease caused by the bacterium Rickettsia Conorrii. The disease is transmitted by a dog tick (Riphicephalus sanguineus) and is most common in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Incubation usually takes about one week....more »
    70. 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 »
    71. Breast cancer stages: 0, I, II, III, IV
     Cancer stage is based on the size of the tumor, whether the cancer is invasive or non-invasive, whether lymph nodes are involved, and whether the cancer has spread beyond the breast. p>Stage 0- is used to describe non-invasive breast cancers, such as DCI...more »
    72. Bright's Disease
     A condition where the parts of the kidneys that are responsible for filtering become inflamed and results in blood and proteins accidentally leaking into the urine. The condition can occur after certain infections and serious kidney dysfunction can result...more »
    73. Bronchogenic carcinoma
     When cells of the lung start growing rapidly in an uncontrolled manner, the condition is called lung cancer ....more »
    74. Brucellosis
     An infectious disease caused by the Brucella genus which is transmitted from animals to humans....more »
    75. Bulimia nervosa
     Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting)....more »
    76. Bullis fever syndrome
     A disease transmitted through tick bites (Ambylomma americanum). Symptoms include fever, rash and headache. The disease was first observed in soldiers training at Camp Bullis in America....more »
    77. Buttock Boil
     A boil that occurs on the buttock. A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesions if full of pus and can be quite painful....more »
    78. 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 »
    79. Cantu Sanchez-Corona Garcia-cruz syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, short stature, large skull, heart anomaly and various other abnormalities....more »
    80. Cantú syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by excessive growth of hair, enlarged heart and abnormal development of bone and cartilage...more »
    81. Carbuncle
     Group of multiple boils...more »
    82. Caspase-8 deficiency
     A rare type of immunodeficiency disorder caused by a deficiency of caspase-8. Caspase-8 an important part of the immune system as it is involved in the activation of T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes and natural killer cells....more »
    83. Cat scratch disease
     An infectious disease transmitted through a cat's bite, scratch or lick and resulting primarily in lymph node pain and swelling. The condition can be mild or severe....more »
    84. Cellulitis
     Inflammation of skin or subcutaneous tissues....more »
    85. Central nervous system protozoal infections
     A protozoal infection of the central nervous system (spinal cord or brain). The infection may originate in the central nervous system (primary infection) or may spread from another part of the body (secondary infection). The infection may occur in otherwi...more »
    86. Cerivastatin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cerivastatin (a statin medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected ...more »
    87. 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 »
    88. Chancroid
     An sexually transmitted disease caused by the Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria and is characterized by painful genital ulceration....more »
    89. Chediak-Higashi like syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    90. 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 »
    91. Chromosome 22, trisomy
     A very rare disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 22 in all the body cells. The condition is usually fatal soon after birth or during the fetal stage....more »
    92. Chromosome 22q13 deletion
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 22 is missing at the q13 location which results in various abnormalities....more »
    93. Chromosome 22q13.3 deletion syndrome
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 22 is missing at the q13.3 location which results in various abnormalities....more »
    94. Chromosome 3, monosomy 3p14 p11
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by facial and limb abnormalities as well as lymphedema....more »
    95. 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 »
    96. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    97. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    98. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 2
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    99. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 3
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    100. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 4
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    101. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    102. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disease, Unclassified
     A form of blood disorder characterized by the abnormal proliferation of myeloid precursors in the bone marrow. This category refers to cases of myeloproliferative disease which don't fit into any of the other specific type of myelproliferative diseases....more »
    103. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils....more »
    104. Chronic adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    105. Chronic leukemia
     Leukemia in which the cell line is well differentiated, usually B lymphocytes....more »
    106. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body....more »
    107. Chronic urticaria
     Chronic vascular reaction of the upper demis marked by appearance of wheals and severe itching....more »
    108. 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 »
    109. Common Variable Immunodeficiency
     An immunodeficiency disorder involving low blood gamma globulin levels which results in an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition may be inherited or can be caused by certain drugs (levamisole, hydantoin and carbamazepine)....more »
    110. Congenital Athyma
     The absence of the thymus in a newborn. The thymus gland is located beneath the breastbone and above the windpipe and heart. It is made up of lymphatic tissue and is believed to be responsible for supporting the development of the immune system from the f...more »
    111. Congenital Toxoplasmosis
     Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis....more »
    112. Congenital hypothyroidism
     A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of thyroid hormones that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or hypothyroidism in infants of mothers treated with thiouracil during pregnancy...more »
    113. Congenital tuberculosis
     Fetal infection with tuberculosis...more »
    114. Cromolyn Sodium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cromolyn Sodium (an asthma preventer) 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 affect...more »
    115. Cryoglobulinemia
     These are immune cells that precipitate in the cold and redissolve on warming....more »
    116. 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 »
    117. Cutaneous Anthrax
     A skin infection caused by the spores of the anthrax bacteria called Bacillus anthracis. The infection occurs when the spores enter broken skin and result in a small red bump which blisters. The blister ruptures and forms a dark scab over dead tissue....more »
    118. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
     A malignancy of the T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The cancer is characterized by the excessive proliferation of T-cells which are a type of white blood cell. The degree of skin involvement is variable....more »
    119. Cutaneous lymphoma
     Cutaneous lymphoma is a term used to describe a group of lymphoproliferative disorders characterized by localization of neoplastic T lymphocytes to the skin....more »
    120. Cytomegalovirus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Cytomegalovirus during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    121. Dahlberg syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hypoparathyroidism, nephropathy, congenital lymphedema, mitral valve prolapse and short end bones in fingers and toes....more »
    122. De Vaal syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the defective development of T-cells, B-cells, thrombocytes and granulocytes. Severe immunodeficiency results which leads to infant death unless a bone marrow transplant is performed....more »
    123. Delayed Viral Syndromes
     Syndromes caused by viral infections that are delayed in there appearance...more »
    124. Deletion 22q13
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 22 is missing at the q13 location which results in various abnormalities....more »
    125. Dengue fever
     An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes....more »
    126. Dental abscess
     Abscess of tooth, gum, or jawbone...more »
    127. Dental caries
     A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel leading to cavitation of the tooth...more »
    128. Dental conditions
     Conditions that affect ones dentition...more »
    129. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    130. Dermoid cyst
     Benign cystic tumor often containing skin, hair, and other tissue...more »
    131. Di Guglielmo I -- acute
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    132. Dianzani autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder where the body's immune system attack itself, primarily blood components....more »
    133. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
     A common form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma characterized by abnormal proliferation of B-lymphocytes. It is a cancer of the B-lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) which, if untreated, can spread to other parts of the body such as the bones and the liver. ...more »
    134. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    135. Discoid lupus erythematosus
     Form of lupus affecting the skin....more »
    136. Disseminated infection with mycobacterium avium complex
     Mycobacterium avium complex is an opportunistic bacterium which tends to occur mainly in patients with advanced AIDS. The infection can spread throughout the body and result in such things as blood infections....more »
    137. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    138. Dry socket
     Exposure of jaw bone after a tooth extraction...more »
    139. Ductal carcinoma in situ
     Ductal carcinoma in situ(DCIS) is a noninvasive condition. DCIS can progress to become invasive cancer, but estimates of the likelihood of this vary widely....more »
    140. East African Trypanosomiasis
     East African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly...more »
    141. Echinacea -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Echinacea during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    142. Ectodermal dysplasia -- arthrogryposis -- diabetes mellitus
     A rare syndrome characterized by diabetes, short stature and tooth, hair and nail abnormalities....more »
    143. Eczema vaccinatum
     A rare condition where a person who has eczema and is exposed to vaccinia through vaccination. The condition can occur even if the inoculation doesn't occur directly onto eczematous skin. The virus can also be transferred to an eczema sufferer from a rece...more »
    144. Edema
     Fluid retention in tissues...more »
    145. Endomyocardial fibrosis
     Heart disease characterized by progressive fibrosis of the lining of one or both lower heart cavities. This results in constriction of the heart cavity and may involve the heart valves and other structures....more »
    146. Epidermoid carcinoma
     A non-small-cell type of lung cancer. The cancer develops from cells that line the inside of the lungs....more »
    147. Epstein-Barr virus, chronic
     A form of human herpes virus that produces persistent symptoms. Most people become infected with the virus at some stage in their life though they usually have few if any symptoms. However, some people develop severe symptoms as a result of an EBV infecti...more »
    148. Erysipelas
     A severe streptococcal bacterial infection where infection spreads from the skin to tissue underneath. The face and extremities are the usual sites affected....more »
    149. Esophageal carcinoma
     A cancer of the esophagus....more »
    150. Esophagus Cancer
     Cancer of the esophagus in the throat....more »
    151. Esthesioneuroblastoma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs in the upper nasal cavity. The tumor may obstruct one or both nostrils....more »
    152. 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 »
    153. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...more »
    154. Face Boil
     A boil that occurs on the face. A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesions if full of pus and can be quite painful....more »
    155. Face fracture
     A fracture of the bones of the face...more »
    156. Facial fracture
     Fracture of a bone in the face...more »
    157. Familial hypopituitarism
     Impaired pituitary gland hormone-producing activity that tends to run in families. The failure of the pituitary gland in turn affects other hormone-producing glands which rely on the hormones from the pituitary gland for their activity. Symptoms are deter...more »
    158. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    159. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    160. Fibroma
     A tumour that is comprised mainly of fibrous connective tissue...more »
    161. Fibrosing Mediastinitis idiopathic
     A rare condition characterized by excessive growth of fibrous tissue and collagen deposits inside the chest which can compress various parts inside the chest such as the esophagus, airways and even some blood vessels....more »
    162. Fire Coral poisoning
     The Fire Coral is a type of jellyfish with a seaweed-like appearance, found in warmer oceans around the world. The fire coral has stinging cells which can deliver a sting to humans. The fire coral has a hard skeletal portion which can also deliver cuts to...more »
    163. Follicular Lymphoma, Susceptibility to, 1
     Follicular lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma characterized by an abnormal proliferation of B-lymphocytes. It is a cancer of the B-lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) which, if untreated, can spread to other parts of the body such as the bo...more »
    164. Follicular lymphoma
     A form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma characterized by an abnormal proliferation of B-lymphocytes. It is a cancer of the B-lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) which, if untreated, can spread to other parts of the body such as the bones and the liver. It d...more »
    165. 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 »
    166. 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 »
    167. 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 »
    168. 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 »
    169. 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 »
    170. 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 »
    171. 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 »
    172. 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 »
    173. 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 »
    174. 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 »
    175. 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 »
    176. 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 »
    177. 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 »
    178. 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 »
    179. 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 »
    180. 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 »
    181. 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 »
    182. 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 »
    183. 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 »
    184. 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 »
    185. 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 »
    186. 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 »
    187. 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 »
    188. 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 »
    189. 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 »
    190. 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 »
    191. 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 »
    192. 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 »
    193. 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 »
    194. 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 »
    195. 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 »
    196. 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 »
    197. 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 »
    198. 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 »
    199. 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 »
    200. 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 »
    201. 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 »
    202. 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 »
    203. 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 »
    204. 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 »
    205. 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 »
    206. 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 »
    207. 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 »
    208. 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 »
    209. 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 »
    210. 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 »
    211. 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 »
    212. 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 »
    213. 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 »
    214. 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 »
    215. 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 »
    216. 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 »
    217. 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 »
    218. 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 »
    219. 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 »
    220. 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 »
    221. 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 »
    222. 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 »
    223. 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 »
    224. 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 »
    225. 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 »
    226. 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 »
    227. 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 »
    228. 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 »
    229. 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 »
    230. 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 »
    231. 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 »
    232. 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 »
    233. 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 »
    234. 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 »
    235. 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 »
    236. 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 »
    237. 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 »
    238. 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 »
    239. 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 »
    240. 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 »
    241. 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 »
    242. 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 »
    243. 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 »
    244. 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 »
    245. 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 »
    246. 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 »
    247. 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 »
    248. 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 »
    249. 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 »
    250. 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 »
    251. 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 »
    252. 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 »
    253. 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 »
    254. 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 »
    255. 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 »
    256. 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 »
    257. 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 »
    258. 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 »
    259. 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 »
    260. 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 »
    261. 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 »
    262. 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 »
    263. 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 »
    264. 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 »
    265. 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 »
    266. 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 »
    267. 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 »
    268. 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 »
    269. 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 »
    270. 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 »
    271. 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 »
    272. 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 »
    273. 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 »
    274. 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 »
    275. 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 »
    276. 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 »
    277. 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 »
    278. 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 »
    279. 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 »
    280. 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 »
    281. 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 »
    282. Food allergies
     Immune over-reaction to an eaten food....more »
    283. Fryns-Aftimos syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal brain development, epilepsy, mental retardation and unusual facial appearance....more »
    284. GM1 gangliosidosis
     A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase A) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type 1 is a severe infantile form of the...more »
    285. Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1
     A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase A) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type 1 is a severe infantile form of the...more »
    286. Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome
     A skin condition characterized by the development of red skin bumps on the face, extremities and buttocks. The condition is self-limiting and usually resolves in about 3 weeks. The underlying cause is a viral infection such as Epstein-Barr virus, Coxsacki...more »
    287. Gila Lizard poisoning
     Gila lizards are one of the few venomous species of lizard. They are found in parts of America such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila li...more »
    288. Gingivostomatitis
     Mouth infection typically from first exposure to cold sores and subsequent viral HSV-1 infection....more »
    289. Glanders
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium (Burkholderia mallei). It is usually a disease that affects horses and mules but can also infect other animals and humans. Human infection usually occurs in laboratory settings or in those with prolonged contact...more »
    290. Glomerular Disease
     Condition affecting the glomerules in the kidney....more »
    291. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    292. Greenhead ant sting
     The Greenhead ant is found in parts of Australia and can cause allergic reactions in susceptible people. Some people have a relatively minor allergic response whereas other develop anaphylaxis which is a life-threatening allergic response which requires u...more »
    293. Griscelli disease
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    294. Griscelli syndrome type II
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a partial lack of pigmentation in the eye, skin and hair, clumps of pigmentation in hair shafts, immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms....more »
    295. Groin Boil
     A boil that occurs on the groin. A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesions if full of pus and can be quite painful....more »
    296. HIV like lymphadenopathy
     Painless lymphadenopathy....more »
    297. 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 »
    298. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    299. Hand-Schuller-Christian Syndrome
     A group of blood disorder involving excess production of histiocytes (type of immune cell) throughout the body. Accumulation of histiocytes results in non-cancerous growths which can damage organs and other body tissues such as bones. Symptom vary hugely ...more »
    300. Hashimoto-Pritzker syndrome
     A rare harmless skin disorder characterized by the accumulation of histiocytes (infection-fighting cells) in the skin which forms nodules. The condition occurs at birth or soon after and resolves spontaneously within a month....more »
    301. Heavy-chain diseases
     A group of rare condition characterized by the production of the heavy chain portions of immunoglobulin molecules. Subtypes include y-chain disease, µ-chain disease and α-chain disease....more »
    302. Hemangioma
     A condition which is characterized by a benign tumour cause by newly formed blood vessels...more »
    303. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood...more »
    304. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 1
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    305. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 2
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    306. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 3
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    307. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    308. Hemophagocytic reticulosis
     The abnormal proliferation of reticulum cell (histiocytes) which infiltrate various organs and. Macrophages destroy blood cells causing blood abnormalities. Meningoencephalitis frequently occurs when the histiocytes infiltrate the mininges and cerebral ti...more »
    309. Hereditary angioedema
     An inherited disorder where a blockage in a lymphatic vessel or blood vein causes temporary swelling of affected parts of the body which sometimes includes organs....more »
    310. Hereditary hypothyroidism
     Hereditary hypothyroidism is a condition in which there is a defect in the thyroid gland which leads to increased production of TSH reduced production of thyroid hormone....more »
    311. 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 »
    312. Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell
     A group of disorders involving the excessive proliferation of histiocytes (macrophages) which are not Langerhans cells. Subgroups of this disorder includes hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, sinus histiocytosis, xanthogranuloma and sea-blue histiocyte sy...more »
    313. Hives
     Weals on the skin due to an allergic reaction....more »
    314. Hodgkin disease, X-linked pseudoautosomal
     An inherited form of Hodgkin disease which is a common cancer of the lymph node....more »
    315. Hodgkin lymphoma, during pregnancy
     A cancer of the lymph system that occurs during pregnancy. The dilemma is that treatment can't be initiated until the baby is delivered or terminated. If the pregnancy is in the early stages, termination is recommended. If the pregnancy is in the later st...more »
    316. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    317. 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 »
    318. 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 »
    319. 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 »
    320. 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 »
    321. 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 »
    322. 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 »
    323. 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 »
    324. 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 »
    325. Hyperimmunoglobinemia D with recurrent fever
     A very rare disorder involving a high immunoglobulin level associated with periods of fever which generally reoccur every month or two....more »
    326. Hypertension of pregnancy
     Pregnancy hypertension is the development of high blood pressure during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The increased blood pressure can cause complications in preg...more »
    327. 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 »
    328. Hypothyroid goitre
     Goitre is the enlargement of the thyroid gland and hypothyroid state is characterized by increased TSH levels and decreased T3 and T4 levels circulating in the body....more »
    329. Idiopathic edema
     A condition involving salt retention that isn't a result of impaired heart, kidney or liver function....more »
    330. Immune Dysfunction with T-Cell Inactivation due to Calcium Entry Defect 1
     A rare condition where a genetic anomaly affects the movement of calcium through the body and results in immune system problems. Defect 1 is linked to a defect in the ORAI1 gene on chromosome 12q24. The condition was reported in two siblings....more »
    331. Immune Dysfunction with T-Cell Inactivation due to Calcium Entry Defect 2
     A rare condition where a genetic anomaly affects the movement of calcium through the body and results in immune system problems. Defect 1 is linked to a defect in the STIM1 gene on chromosome 11p15.5 The condition was reported in four siblings....more »
    332. Inch ant sting
     The Inch ant is found in parts of Australia and can cause allergic reactions in susceptible people. Some people have a relatively minor allergic response whereas other develop anaphylaxis which is a life-threatening allergic response which requires urgent...more »
    333. Inflammatory breast cancer
     Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of invasive breast cancer, where the skin of the breast becomes red, inflamed and pitted in appearance....more »
    334. Insect allergy
     An allergic response to a wasp sting....more »
    335. 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 »
    336. Invasive breast cancer
     Invasive breast cancers usually are epithelial tumors of ductal or lobular origin. Features such as size, status of surgical margin, estrogen receptors (ER) and progesterone receptors (PR), nuclear and histologic grade, DNA content, S-phase fraction, vasc...more »
    337. Invasive ductal carcinoma
     Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC), sometimes called infiltrating ductal carcinoma, is the most common type of breast cancer. About 80% of all breast cancers are invasive ductal carcinomas....more »
    338. Invasive lobular carcinoma
     Invasive lobular carcinoma is a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk-producing glands (lobules) and then invades surrounding tissues....more »
    339. Irons-Bhan syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by lymphoedema in the legs, heart defects and a hydrocele (swollen testicles)....more »
    340. Jack jumper ant sting
     The jack jumper ant is commonly found in many parts of Australia and can cause allergic reactions in susceptible people. Some people have a relatively minor allergic response whereas other develop anaphylaxis which is a life-threatening allergic response ...more »
    341. Juvenile angiofibroma
     A condition characterized by a benign tumour of the nasopharynx...more »
    342. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
     A group of chronic inflammatory joint disorders that affects children. The condition generally involves periods of time where the condition is active followed by periods of abatement of symptoms. In some cases, the condition can be systemic and can cause ...more »
    343. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer that occurs in children and involves the proliferation of immature precursors of certain blood cells - myelocytes and monocytes. The proliferation is slower than in acute forms of the disease....more »
    344. Kanzaki disease
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase) causes glycoplids to accumulate in body tissues and result in various symptoms. Type 2 occurs during the second or third decade of life and is milder ...more »
    345. 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 »
    346. Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The AIDS-associated form is aggressive and tends to occur mainly on the face, genitals and lower extremit...more »
    347. Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The iatrogenic form tends to occur mainly on the lower legs but the internal organs are often involved as...more »
    348. Kawanism
     Kava can be used as a herbal agent to treat anxiety, restlessness, stress and sleeping problems due to anxiety. The herbal agent contains chemicals including alpha-pyrone which can cause various symptoms if it is taken for long periods of time....more »
    349. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    350. Kikuchi disease
     A rare lymph node disorder which is not cancerous but causes large, inflamed lymph nodes....more »
    351. Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease
    352. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells...more »
    353. Large granular lymphocyte leukemia
     A form of leukemia characterized by an increased number of circulating granular lymphocytes....more »
    354. Lassa fever
     Infectious rat-borne West African disease....more »
    355. Latex allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction to latex...more »
    356. Leishmaniasis
     A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis....more »
    357. 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 »
    358. Letterer-Siwe disease
     A rare usually fatal condition characterized by skin lesions, bleeding tendency, enlarged liver and spleen, enlarged lymph nodes and progressive anemia. The condition is caused by excessive proliferation of histiocytes....more »
    359. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    360. Leukemia, B-cell, chronic
     A slow growing cancer of the immune system involving proliferation of B-cells....more »
    361. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L1
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leuk...more »
    362. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L2
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leuk...more »
    363. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a relatively aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the a...more »
    364. Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of a type of infection-fighting white blood cell called a monocyte. Acute leukemia involves a more rapid proliferation of cancer cells compared to chronic forms of leukem...more »
    365. Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Negative
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a relatively aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the a...more »
    366. Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive
     A relatively aggressive cancer of the cells that produce white blood cells. The Philadelphia form of myeloid leukemia carries a relatively poor prognosis. It involves an acquired genetic mutation which results in the production tyrosine kinase which cause...more »
    367. Leukemia, T-Cell
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved....more »
    368. Leukemia, T-Cell, Acute
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved. The acute form involves a rapid proliferation of canc...more »
    369. Leukemia, T-cell, chronic
     Cancer of blood cells called T-cells which form part of the immune system....more »
    370. Leukemia, mast-cell
     A very aggressive form of leukemia - a subtype of acute myeloid leukemia. The cancer can in rare cases develop from chronic myeloid leukemia or systemic mastocytosis but generally develops on its own....more »
    371. Lip cancer
     It is the main type of oral cancer. Cancer involving the lips...more »
    372. Lipobay -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lipobay (a statin medication) 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 »
    373. Lipogranulomatosis
     A condition where abnormal lipid metabolism results in the development of yellow liquid-filled nodules in the skin and mucosal linings. The tissue surrounding the nodules can become inflamed as a result of these abnormal deposits. Symptoms are variable de...more »
    374. Lipoma
     Tumor of fat cells usually just under the skin...more »
    375. Listeriosis
     Bacterial food poisoning...more »
    376. Lizard poisoning
     A few lizard species are venomous e.g. Gila monster and Mexican beaded lizard. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila lizards tend to hold on with their jaws while biting and the longe...more »
    377. Lobular carcinoma in situ
     The hollow glands or lobules where milk accumulates in the breast sometimes fill with abnormal ("atypical") cells. This is a precancerous condition and does not directly lead to breast cancer....more »
    378. 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 »
    379. Locally advanced breast cancer
    380. Loiasis
     A parasitic worm (Loa Loa) which is transmitted through a bit by the horsefly, deer fly or the Mango fly. The skin and eyes are usually affected. The worm larvae enter the blood stream through a bite by an infected fly. The adult worms move through the sk...more »
    381. Lubarsch-Pick syndrome
     A rare disorder involving abnormal amyloid deposits in various parts of the body - heart, skin, muscles, stomach and intestines....more »
    382. 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 »
    383. 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 »
    384. 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 »
    385. 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 »
    386. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    387. Lymph node neoplasm
     Lymph node tumor....more »
    388. Lymphadenopathy, angioimmunoblastic with dysproteinemia
     A progressive immune system disorder that usually affects people over the age of 50 and is characterized by chills, sweating, weight loss, skin rashes....more »
    389. 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 »
    390. 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 »
    391. Lymphatic Filariasis
     Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system...more »
    392. Lymphatic Obstruction
     A blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune system cell movement through the body. Lymphatic obstruction can be caused by such things as tumors, surgery, injury and infection. Obstruction can be primary (as in ...more »
    393. Lymphatic neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in lymphatic tissue. The tumor may be cancerous or benign....more »
    394. Lymphatic system cancer
     Any type of cancer affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphomas....more »
    395. Lymphatic system tumors
     Any type of tumor affecting the lymphatic system, whether cancerous or benign....more »
    396. Lymphedema -- ptosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by lymphedema (lymphatic obstruction) in the legs and droopy eyelids....more »
    397. Lymphedema, congenital
     A very disorder present from birth where the lymph system is obstructed. Often, other abnormalities are also present....more »
    398. Lymphedema, congenital recessive
     A very recessively inherited disorder present from birth where the lymph system is obstructed. Often, other abnormalities may be present....more »
    399. Lymphedema, microcephaly and chorioretinopathy syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, lymphedema and eye anomalies....more »
    400. Lymphoblastic lymphoma
     A cancer of the lymph system which usually involves immature T-lymphocytes and sometimes B-lymphocytes. The cancer usually affects the mediastinum (between the lungs), bone marrow, brain and spinal cord....more »
    401. 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 »
    402. Lymphocytic leukemia
     A condition characterized by the proliferation of lymphoid tissues...more »
    403. Lymphoedema -- Microcephaly -- Chorioretinopathy Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, lymphedema and eye anomalies....more »
    404. Lymphoedema -- Microcephaly -- chorioretinopathy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, lymphedema and eye anomalies....more »
    405. 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 »
    406. Lymphogranuloma venereum
     Type of chlamydia (sexually transmitted disease)...more »
    407. 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 »
    408. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    409. Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Follicular
     A cancer of cells in the immune system. The cancer is comprised of large cells and tends to be aggressive and metastasizes readily....more »
    410. Lymphoma, large-cell
     A cancer of cells in the immune system. The cancer is comprised of large cells and tends to be aggressive and metastasizes readily....more »
    411. Lymphoma, large-cell, immunoblastic
     A cancer of the immune system characterized by the presence of immunoblasts. Immunoblasts are T cells which have been transformed due to stimulation by an antigen....more »
    412. Lymphoma, small cleaved-cell, diffuse
     A slow-growing cancer of the lymph system that involves small cells. The diffuse form has no distinguishable pattern of progression through the lymph node....more »
    413. Lymphoma, small cleaved-cell, follicular
     A slow-growing cancer of the lymph system consisting of small cells that can circulate readily in the blood. The cancer occurs in a follicular pattern. Despite it's ability to spread, the cancer tends to be less aggressive than the large cell variety....more »
    414. Lymphomatous thyroiditis
     Progressive thyroid gland enlargement due to autoimmune disease....more »
    415. 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 »
    416. 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 »
    417. Lymphoproliferative disorders
     A group of conditions characterized the by excessive production of lymphocytes (white blood cells). Immunosuppressed individuals are the most population group to develop this condition. The manifestations will vary depending on the particular subtype invo...more »
    418. 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 »
    419. MLCRD Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, lymphedema and eye anomalies....more »
    420. MSBD syndrome
     A rare form of osteosclerosis caused by a lack of calcium in the bones....more »
    421. Mansonella streptocerca infection
     A parasitic nematode infection which occurs in West Africa and can be transmitted by mosquito bites. The adult worms tend to live in the skin and cause symptoms....more »
    422. Mantle cell lymphoma
     A form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (a cancer of the B-lymphocytes) which has a very poor prognosis with the 5-year survival rate being about 25%. The lymphoma can spread to other parts of the body such as the liver, spleen or bone marrow....more »
    423. Medullary carcionoma
     Medullary carcinoma of the breast is a variant of breast cancer. These tumors have a similar presentation to other breast cancers but are distinguished by a characteristic histologic appearance....more »
    424. 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 »
    425. Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome
     A rare inherited neurological disorder involving episodes of facial paralysis and swelling....more »
    426. Membranous nephropathy, idiopathic
     A rare kidney disorder which occurs for no obvious reason and involves thickening and dysfunction of the filtering part of the kidneys....more »
    427. Mendelian susceptibility to atypical mycobacteria
     A very rare group of disorders where a person without an immune deficiency is susceptible to infection by weak mycobacterial organisms, nontuberculous and environmental mycobacteria e.g. Calmette-Guerin Bacillus (BCG). The severity of the disorder is grea...more »
    428. Meningocele
     A condition which is characterized by a protrusion of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord through a defect in the spinal cord...more »
    429. Mesenteric Adenitis
     Swollen abdominal lymph nodes...more »
    430. 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 »
    431. 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 »
    432. Metaplastic carcinoma
     Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast is a rare neoplasm containing a mixture of epithelial and mesenchymal elements....more »
    433. Metastatic breast cancer
     Metastatic breast cancer is the term used to describe cancer that has spread from the original site in the breast to other organs or tissues in the body....more »
    434. Metoprolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metoprolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    435. Mexican Beaded Lizard poisoning
     Gila lizards are one of the few venomous species of lizard. They are found in parts of America such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila li...more »
    436. Microcephaly -- lymphoedema -- Chorioretinopathy Dysplasia Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, lymphedema and eye anomalies....more »
    437. Microcephaly -- lymphoedema -- chorioretinopathy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, lymphedema and eye anomalies....more »
    438. Microcephaly -- microphthalmos -- blindness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, small eyes and blindness....more »
    439. Micropapillary carcinoma
     Invasive micropapillary carcinoma (IMPC) is a rare subtype of epithelial tumor of the breast. It has a high incidence of axillary lymph node metastasis, in keeping with an angioinvasive phenotype. IMPC was considered an aggressive subtype of breast carcin...more »
    440. 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 »
    441. Monkeypox
     A condition which is characterized by an epidemic exanthematous disease occurring in monkeys and other mammals with a clinical picture similar to smallpox...more »
    442. Mononucleosis
     Common infectious virus....more »
    443. 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 »
    444. Mucinous carcinoma
     Mucinous carcinoma is a type of invasive ductal carcinoma. Its distinguishing feature is mucous production. Within the mucous are cancerous cells that are often poorly differentiated, which means that the cells look less like normal cells than well-define...more »
    445. Multi-centric Castleman's Disease
     A rare disorder characterized by a generalized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which forms a tumor-like growth. This form of Castleman's disease is progressive and can be serious....more »
    446. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
     A rare condition characterized by the proliferation of histiocytes (immune cells) which causes destructive arthritis and skin nodules....more »
    447. Multiple joint dislocations -- metaphyseal dysplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by multiple joint dislocations and abnormal bone development as well as various other anomalies....more »
    448. 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 »
    449. Mycobacterium avium complex infection
     Infection with an opportunistic group of bacteria. It tends to occur in immunocompromised people such as those with HIV....more »
    450. Mycobacterium bovis
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    451. Mycobacterium kansasii
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    452. Mycobacterium scrofulaceum
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    453. Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis
     Formation of fibrous tissue in the bone marrow in response to bone marrow damage....more »
    454. Myeloproliferative diseases
     Myeloproliferative diseases are a diverse group of diseases characterised by proliferation of cells in one or more blood cell lines, but is distinct from leukemia. Diseases include chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia rubra vera, myelofibrosis and e...more »
    455. Nanukayami
    456. 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 »
    457. Nasopharyngitis
     Nasopharyngitis is a contagious, viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system, primarily.It is the most common infectious disease in humans...more »
    458. Nasopharynx cancer
     A condition which is characterized a malignancy located in the nasopharynx...more »
    459. Neck Boil
     A boil that occurs on the neck. A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesions if full of pus and can be quite painful....more »
    460. Neurofibroma
     A benign tumor that originates from nerve cells. The tumors usually arise from nerves in the skin or just under the skin....more »
    461. Neuronal Migration Disorders
     Group of disorders caused by abnormal growth of nerves in the brain and head....more »
    462. Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma
     An uncommon form of Hodgkin lymphoma (an immune system cancer) characterized by the presence of nodular lymphocytes representing a nodular growth pattern of the cancer....more »
    463. 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 »
    464. 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 »
    465. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    466. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
     It is any type of lung cancer other than small cell carcinoma (SCLC). As a class, NSCLCs are relatively insensitive to chemotherapy, compared to small cell carcinoma...more »
    467. Noonan-like syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart problems, facial anomalies and a sunken chest....more »
    468. Novacaine drug allergy
     Taking Novacaine (local anesthetic often used in dentistry) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerab...more »
    469. OLEDAID
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a weak immuned system, bone problems, lymphoedema and hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. Death usually occurs during the first few years of life due to overwhelming infections....more »
    470. Obesity
     An increase in the body weight greater than that required for normal function that is characterised by the accumulation of excessive fat...more »
    471. Occupational Cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing Hodgkin's lymphoma....more »
    472. Occupational Cancer -- Lung cancer
     Occupational exposure to arsenic can increase the risk of developing lung cancer....more »
    473. Occupational Cancer -- Lymphatic cancer
     Occupational exposure to X-radiation can increase the risk of developing lymphatic cancer....more »
    474. Occupational Cancer -- Nasal Cavity and Sinus cancer
     Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing nasal cavity and sinus cancer....more »
    475. Occupational Cancer -- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to halogenated hydrocarbons can increase the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma....more »
    476. Occupational Cancer -- Pharynx cancer
     Occupational exposure to mustard gas can increase the risk of developing Pharynx cancer....more »
    477. Occupational Cancer -- Respiratory tract cancer
     People employed in occupations which involves chronic exposure to arsenic, asbestos, cadmium, beryllium, chromium, diesel exhaust, silica and nickel can lead to an increased risk of developed respiratory tract cancers such as bronchial cancer, lung cancer...more »
    478. Ollivier syndrome
     Symptoms associated with a crush injury usually involving the chest or abdomen. The condition is observed in people being trampled in a crowd stampede....more »
    479. Omenn syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder of the immune system involving B and T lymphocytes and characterized by skin rash and frequent infections....more »
    480. Omsk hemorrhagic fever
     A hemorrhagic fever caused by a virus. A serious outbreak occurred in Omsk and hence the name. Transmission occurs through tick bites. The infection has two phases: the first acute phase involves symptoms such as fever, rash and muscle pain and the second...more »
    481. Opisthorchiasis
     Infection with a type of fluke (Southeast Asian liver fluke or cat liver fluke). Infection usually occurs by consuming infected undercooked fish. Acute infection may cause fever, joint pain, rash, eosinophilia and lymphadenopathy where as chronic infectio...more »
    482. Opitz-Reynolds-Fitzgerald syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by extra little fingers, deafness and bone abnormalities of the face....more »
    483. Opportunistic infections
     Is defined as an infection that occurs due to an organism that does not usually cause disease but becomes pathogenic under certain conditions...more »
    484. Oral Ulcer
     An open sore inside the mouth....more »
    485. Otitis
     Any type of ear inflammation or infection (otitis)...more »
    486. POEMS
     A very rare disorder that has widespread effects on the body: P -- polyneuropathy, O -- organopathy, E -- endocrinopathy, M -- monoclonal gammopathy and S -- skin changes....more »
    487. POEMS syndrome
     A very rare disorder that has widespread effects on the body: P - polyneuropathy, O - organopathy, E - endocrinopathy, M - monoclonal gammopathy, S - skin changes....more »
    488. Painless lymphadenopathy as seen in tuberculosis
     Enlarged lymph nodes are a common symptom in a number of infectious and malignant diseases. It is a recognized symptom of many diseases....more »
    489. Pancoast's syndrome
     Weakness and pain in the shoulder, arm and hand, caused by pressure on the nerves....more »
    490. Parathyroid Cancer
     A condition that is characterised by malignancy that affects the parathyroid...more »
    491. Pasteurella multocida
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Pasteurella multocida. It is often transmitted through bites and scratches from pets and it can be found in mammals and fowl....more »
    492. Pelvic Cancer
     Any malignancy that is located in the anatomical location of the pelvis...more »
    493. Pelvis conditions
     Any condition that affects the pelvis...more »
    494. Penicillin allergy
     Taking penicillin (a type of antibiotic) can cause an allergic response in some people. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the most common allergi...more »
    495. Penis Cancer
     A cancerous lesion that occurs on the penis...more »
    496. Penis conditions
     Any condition that affects the penis...more »
    497. Periorbital Cellulitis
     Bacterial infection of the superficial tissues surrounding the eyes, often following a conjunctivitis or middle ear infection...more »
    498. Peripheral T-cell lymphoma
     An aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma characterized by the proliferation of abnormal T-lymphocytes that circulate in the blood in the peripheral parts of the body. It is a rapidly growing lymphoma....more »
    499. Pharyngitis
     Inflammation or infection of the larynx in the throat...more »
    500. Pharyngoconjunctival fever
     An infectious disease usually caused by adenovirus type 3. The infection may be acute, epidemic or sporadic and is more common in children. Infection can be transmitted through swimming pools. The incubation period is 5-9 days....more »
    501. Pharynx cancer
     A condition that is characterised by a malignant lesion located in the pharynx...more »
    502. Phyllodes tumor
     Phyllodes tumour are typically large, fast growing masses that form from the periductal stromal cells of the breast. They account for less than 1% of all breast neoplasms....more »
    503. Pindolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Pindolol 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 »
    504. Pinta
     An infectious skin disease caused by infection with the spirochete Treponema carateum which causes skin rash and discoloration....more »
    505. Plague
     A rare but serious bacterial infection involving the bacterium Yersinia Pestis which can be carried by rodents and transmitted to humans by flea bites or through direct contact with an infected animal....more »
    506. Plasma cell leukemia
     A form of leukemia characterized by the proliferation of plasma cells in the peripheral blood system. The prognosis is generally poor for this usually aggressive condition....more »
    507. Polyarthritis, systemic
     A chronic inflammatory disease (usually autoimmune) that causes inflammation in multiple parts of the body and causes arthritis in five or more joints....more »
    508. Postperfusion syndrome
     A complication that can occasionally occur following blood transfusion. The condition is believed to be caused by Ebstein-Barr virus or cytomegalovirus present in the transfused blood....more »
    509. Poxviridae disease
     A group of infectious diseases that cause puss filled skin eruptions. Chicken pox and small pox are examples....more »
    510. Pre-invasive breast cancer
    511. Pregnancy toxemia /hypertension
     Preeclampsia is the development of high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine and swelling during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The blood pressure usually r...more »
    512. Primary Lymphatic Obstruction
     A blockage of the lymph vessels from birth. Lymph vessels drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune cell movement through the body. Primary obstruction can be the result of underdeveloped or malformed lymph vessels....more »
    513. Primary hypothyroidism
     Primary hypothyroidism is a condition in which a defect in the thyroid gland leads to reduced production of thyroid hormone....more »
    514. Primary malignant lymphoma
     The excessive proliferation of lymphocytes which forms part of the immune system. Primary cancers refer to the fact that the cancer originated in the lymph cells rather than having metastasized....more »
    515. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
     Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown etiology that is recognized increasingly in children....more »
    516. Prolymphocytic leukemia
     A very rare type of leukemia involving a proliferation of immature white blood cells (prolymphocytes - T-cells)....more »
    517. Proteinuria
     Protein in the urine...more »
    518. Proximal spinal muscular atrophy
     A rare group of muscle disorders which mainly affects the muscles closest to the trunk of the body. Muscles become progressively weak and wasted due to damage to motor neurons in the spinal cord and brainstem....more »
    519. Pulmonary branches stenosis
     A very rare disorder where the pulmonary branches are narrower than normal. The severity of symptoms depends on the degree of narrowing....more »
    520. Puss caterpillar poisoning
     The puss caterpillar has hollow, poison-filled spines amongst the hairs along its body. It is found mainly in the southern states of the United states. It is often found feeding on trees such as elm, oak and sycamore. Contact with the poisonous spines can...more »
    521. Queensland tick typhus
     Form of typhus from North-Australian ticks...more »
    522. Quinidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Quinidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    523. Quinsy
     Tonsil abscess...more »
    524. Rademacher disease
     A disorder characterized by reduced immunity and enlarged lymph nodes....more »
    525. Rat-bite fever
     An infectious diseases where a bite from a rate transmits a bacterial or fungal infection. The symptoms depend on the infecting organism....more »
    526. Recurring Boil
     A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesion is full of pus and can be quite painful. A recurring boil is one that reoccurs....more »
    527. Red Imported Fire ant sting
     The Red Imported Fire ant is found in parts of Australia and can cause allergic reactions in susceptible people. Some people have a relatively minor allergic response whereas other develop anaphylaxis which is a life-threatening allergic response which re...more »
    528. Regional lymphadenopathy
     It is also known as local lymphadenopathy. Regional enlargement of lymph nodes can help the physician localise the site of the problem....more »
    529. Renovascular stenosis
     Renal artery stenosis is a narrowing or blockage of the artery that supplies blood to the kidney....more »
    530. Respiratory diphtheria
     Lung infection from Diphtheria...more »
    531. Respiratory tract infections
    532. Reticuloendotheliosis
     An inherited disorder of the reticuloendothelial system which is involved in destroying bacteria and other unwanted substances that enter the body....more »
    533. Retinal telangiectasia and hypogammaglobulinemia
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of poor immunity with dilated retinal blood vessels....more »
    534. Rhabditida Infections
     Infection with a parasitic worm from the order rhabditida. The symptoms are determined by the species involved....more »
    535. Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal
     A type of cancer that arises from rhabdomyoblasts which are immature muscle cells. The tumors can occur arise from muscle tissue almost anywhere in the body but in the embryonal form, tends to occur primarily in the head, neck and genitourinary areas. Sym...more »
    536. Rhodococcus equi
     A rare form of bacterial infection that usually affects horses and foals but can cause infection mainly in immunocompromised people. Infection usually starts at the site of some sort of trauma. Symptoms and severity may vary considerably depending on the ...more »
    537. Rib Tumor
     The presence of tumour growth in the ribs, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary bony metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    538. Richter syndrome
     A rare but serious form of acute adult leukemia. The disease occurs when chronic lymphocytic leukemia transforms into diffuse large cell lymphoma which is a fast-growing form of lymphoma. The condition tends to be more common in older adults....more »
    539. Riedel syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs when fibrous tissue forms in the thyroid area and progressively destroys the thyroid gland....more »
    540. River Blindness
     Skin and eye infection caused by the helminth (worm) 'Onchocerca volvulus', transmitted via fly bites and usually seen only in parts of Africa, the Middle East and South America...more »
    541. Rocky Mountain spotted fever
     A bacterial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by ticks. The condition causes fever and a characteristic rash and may be fatal in severe or untreated cases....more »
    542. Rosai-Dorfman disease
     A rare condition characterized by excessive production and accumulation of a particular white blood cell (histiocyte). Accumulation primarily occurs in the lymph nodes, especially in the neck, but may also occur in the skin, central nervous system, digest...more »
    543. Rubella
     A contagious viral infection caused by the Rubella virus which produces a rash and lymph node swelling. It can have serious implication in pregnant women as the virus can be transmitted through the placenta and cause serious fetal defects or even fetal de...more »
    544. Salivary gland cancer
     Salivary gland cancer is a rare form of cancer in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the salivary glands in the mouth, neck or throat...more »
    545. Salivary gland cancer, adult
     Cancer of the salivary glands in adults. Salivary glands are glands that produce saliva to facilitate the process of chewing, swallowing and digesting food....more »
    546. Sarcoidosis
     Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs....more »
    547. Sarcoma
     A malignant carcinoma that is located in connective tissue...more »
    548. Scarlet fever
     A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat....more »
    549. Scarletina (Scarlet Fever)
     Infection with a Group A streptococcus bacteria, which causes a characteristic sore throat and rash....more »
    550. Schnitzler syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of chronic urticaria as well as a blood abnormality called macroglobulinemia....more »
    551. Scrub typhus
     Type of typhus usually caught from ticks...more »
    552. Sea snake poisoning
     The Sea snake is a poisonous snake found in the warmer western parts of the Pacific and Indian Ocean. Sea snakes have scales but not gills or fins so they still need to go to the surface of the water to breathe. Sea snake venom is particularly poisonous b...more »
    553. Sea wasp poisoning (Chiropsalmus quadrigatus)
     The Chiropsalmus quadrigatus jellyfish can deliver a serious sting and can be found in the waters of Northern Australia and the Philippines. Death can occur in as little as a few minutes if a person is severely stung....more »
    554. Sea wasp poisoning -- Chironex fleckeri
     The Chironex fleckeri jellyfish is one of the deadliest jellyfish in the world. It can deliver a serious sting and can be found mainly in the waters of Northern Australia and the Philippines. Death can occur in as little as a few minutes if a person is se...more »
    555. Seafood allergy
     A seafood allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to seafood or food containing seafood. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, ecz...more »
    556. Sebaceous cyst
     Cyst producing sebum....more »
    557. Secernentea Infections
     Infection with a type of parasitic nematode (worm). The symptoms are highly variable depending on where the worm migrates to through out the body and which particular species is involved. Some examples of nematodes are Wuchereria, Spirurina, Mansonella, D...more »
    558. Secondary Lymphatic Obstruction
     A blockage of the lymph vessels that occurs secondary to some other condition such as infection. Lymph vessels drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune cell movement through the body. Secondary lymphatic obstruction can be caused by such things...more »
    559. Secondary hypothyroidism
     Secondary hypothyroidism is a condition in which the activity of the thyroid gland is decreased, due to failure of the pituitary gland or hypothalamus...more »
    560. Secondary syphilis
     A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints...more »
    561. Serum sickness
     Type of allergic reaction to certain medications or serums...more »
    562. Severe combined immunodeficiency, atypical
     A rare blood disorder where the body's immune system is not functioning properly due to a deficiency of certain T lymphocytes and other T lymphocytes which are unable to be utilized....more »
    563. Sezary syndrome
     A rare type of lymphoma characterized by skin redness, leukemia and enlarged lymph nodes....more »
    564. Shaver's disease
     A progressive lung disorder caused by exposure to aluminium oxide which is present in bauxite fumes. The condition involves inflammation and damage to the air sacs in the lungs....more »
    565. Siccardi syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by impaired immunity (due to defective bacterial destruction by neutrophils), lymphadenopathy and abnormal skin and hair color....more »
    566. Sinus cancer
     Cancer that originates from the mucosal tissue lining the sinus cavities or rarely from the bone itself....more »
    567. Sinusitis
     Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses....more »
    568. Sjogren syndrome, primary
     An autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks parts of the body that produce moisture such as the eyes, mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Sjogren syndrome can occur on its own (primary) or with another connective tissue disease (secondary) ...more »
    569. Sjogren syndrome, secondary
     An autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks parts of the body that produce moisture such as the eyes, mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Sjogren syndrome can occur on its own (primary) or with another connective tissue disease (secondary) ...more »
    570. Sjogren's syndrome, juvenile, secondary to autoimmune disease
     An autoimmune disorder that affects the glands involved in tear and saliva production as well as gastrointestinal tract moisture. It can occur as a secondary condition associated with other autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthri...more »
    571. Skin infection
     A condition which is characterized by an infection which occurs on the skin...more »
    572. Small Cell Lung Cancer
     Small cell lung cancer is a cancer of the small cells which make up some of the lung tissue. It tends to be a more aggressive cancer than large cell lung cancer and can metastasize to other parts of the body. This type of cancer nearly always occurs in a ...more »
    573. Small cell lung cancer, adult
     Small cell lung cancer is a cancer of the lung tissue which is made up of small cells. It tends to be a more aggressive cancer than large cell lung cancer and can metastasize to other parts of the body....more »
    574. Smith disease
     A harmless condition involving increased lymphocyte levels which may manifest as a variety of symptoms or may be asymptomatic. Diseases such as whooping cough and German measles are believed to be possible causes. The disease most commonly occurs in child...more »
    575. Smoldering adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    576. Sore Throat
    577. Sphingolipidosis
     A group of diseases involving the abnormal metabolism and storage of a substance called sphingolipid. Symptoms will vary depending on the disease. Examples of diseases from this group include gangliosidosis, Gaucher's disease and Niemann-Pick disease....more »
    578. Spirochetes disease
     Infection with a type of bacteria which is often found in mud, sewage and polluted water. Symptoms are determined by the species involved. Diseases caused by this bacteria include Treponema infection and borreliosis....more »
    579. Spleen neoplasm
     A tumor that originates in the spleen....more »
    580. Spotted fevers
     An acute condition caused by the bacteria Rickettsia rickettsii...more »
    581. Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
     Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise...more »
    582. Stachybotrys chartarum
     A toxic black slimy mold that can be found in damp indoor environments. Exposure can occur through the skin, ingestion or inhalation. It can causes conditions such as "sick building syndrome"....more »
    583. Still's Disease, Adult-Onset
     A form of arthritic inflammation characterized by fever, rash and joint pain that occurs in adults. The cause is unknown....more »
    584. Strep throat
     Streptococcal bacterial throat infection....more »
    585. Streptococcal Group A invasive disease
     Group A streptococci are bacteria which are commonly found in the throat or on the skin. Often it causes no symptoms but in some cases it can cause mild illnesses such as strep throat or more serious, life-threatening diseases such as toxic shock syndrome...more »
    586. Subpulmonary stenosis
     A narrowing in the artery that allows blood to flow from the right heart ventricle to the lungs in order to be oxygenated. Severity of symptoms is determined by the degree of narrowing....more »
    587. Sulfa antibiotics allergy
     Taking sulfa antibiotics can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the mos...more »
    588. Sulfone syndrome
     A hypersensitivity reaction to sulfone which is a component of a drug called dapsone which is often used to treat skin conditions such as leprosy, vasculitis, dermatitis herpetiformis and Sweet disease. The reaction can result in death in some cases....more »
    589. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome
     A rare condition where the third portion of the duodenum is compressed between two large blood vessels - the aorta and superior mesenteric artery....more »
    590. Superior vena cava syndrome
     A condition caused by compression or obstruction to the normal circulation of the superior vena cava which carries deoxygenated blood from the body tissues back to the heart....more »
    591. Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Syphilis 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 stage...more »
    592. Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
     Onset of JRA with fevers and systemic symptoms...more »
    593. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Hemolytic Anemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    594. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Nephritis, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    595. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Vitiligo, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    596. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    597. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 10
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    598. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 11
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    599. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 12
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    600. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 13
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    601. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 2
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    602. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 3
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    603. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 4
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    604. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 5
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    605. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 6
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    606. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 7
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    607. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 8
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    608. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 9
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    609. Systemic mastocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an accumulation of mast cells in the tissues of the body...more »
    610. T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
     Cancer of particular white blood cells called T-cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells...more »
    611. T-cell lymphoma 1A
     T-cell lymphoma 1A is a type of cancer that has genetic origins. The genetic defect is located on chromosome 14q32.1. The anomaly is usually implicated in t-cell prolymphocytic leukemia. The cancer is usually aggressive and tends to target the blood, bone...more »
    612. T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia
     A form of cancer which causes proliferation of T-cells in the intermediate stage of development....more »
    613. Tang Hsi Ryu syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by enlarged liver and spleen, increased pigmentation and abnormal peripheral nerve functioning....more »
    614. Telangiectasia
     The permanent dilation of pre-existing small blood vessels...more »
    615. Tertiary hypothyroidism
     Tertiary hypothyroidism results from a malfunction of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the endocrine system....more »
    616. Thigh Boil
     A boil that occurs on the thigh. A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesions if full of pus and can be quite painful....more »
    617. Thymic epithelial tumor
     A tumor that develops in the outer layers (epithelial) layers of the thymus. The tumor may be malignant or benign. The thymus produces white blood cells....more »
    618. Thymus Cancer
     Cancer that occurs in the thymus...more »
    619. Thymus Dysfunction
     Thymus dysfunction refers to impaired functioning of the thymus gland. The thymus gland is located beneath the breastbone and above the windpipe and heart. It is made up of lymphatic tissue and is believed to be responsible for supporting the development ...more »
    620. Thymus disorders
     Any disorder that affects the thymus...more »
    621. Thyroid agenesis
     A rare disorder where the thyroid fails to develop resulting in hypothyroidism from birth....more »
    622. Thyroid cancer
     Cancer of the thyroid gland....more »
    623. Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell
     A rare form of cancer that originates in the thyroid gland. This cancer is characterized by the abnormal presence of Hurthle cells which may signify benign or malignant thyroid cancer. The cancer usually responds well to treatment if detected in the earli...more »
    624. Thyroid cancer, anaplastic
     A thyroid gland cancer that is quite aggressive and metastasizes to other parts of the body....more »
    625. Thyroid cancer, follicular
     A usually slow-growing cancer of the thyroid gland which is rarely fatal. The cancer develops from cells in the thyroid that produce iodine-containing hormones. This type of cancer usually responds well to treatment....more »
    626. Thyroid cancer, medullary
     Cancer of the thyroid gland. The cancer develops from the parafollicular cells or in the thyroid gland which produced calcitonin. This type of cancer does not respond to treatment as well as papillary or follicular thyroid cancer. This form of thyroid can...more »
    627. Thyroid cancer, papillary
     A usually slow-growing cancer of the thyroid gland which is rarely fatal. The cancer develops from cells in the thyroid that produce iodine-containing hormones. This type of cancer usually responds well to treatment....more »
    628. Timolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Timolol 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 »
    629. Tonsilitis
     Inflammation of the tonsils in the throat....more »
    630. Tooth abscess
     Pus-filled abscess of a tooth...more »
    631. Toxoplasmosis -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the ...more »
    632. Treponema infection
     A rare infectious diseases which is transmitted through sexual contact and caused by Treponema pallidum (a spirochete bacterium). Untreated cases can result in severe complications and even death....more »
    633. Trichinosis
     Worm infection usually caught from pigs...more »
    634. Trypanosomiasis, east-African
     A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death rel...more »
    635. Tuberculosis
     Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung....more »
    636. Tubular carcinoma
     Tubular carcinoma is a rare type of invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast. It takes its name from its microscopic appearance, in which the cancer cells resemble small tubes. Tubular carcinomas tend to be small, estrogen-receptor positive, HER2/neu negat...more »
    637. Tularemia
     A rare infections disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (a gram-negative pleomorphic coccobacillus). Transmission occurs through contact with infected animals or there habitats e.g. bites from infected insects or other animals, eating inf...more »
    638. Turner Syndrome
     Rare chromosome syndrome with one X but no second X or Y chromosome....more »
    639. Typhus
     A general name for various arthropod-borne rickettsial infections...more »
    640. Underactive Thymus
     A deficiency in the level of activity of the thymus gland which results primarily in increased susceptibility to illness. The thymus gland is located beneath the breastbone and above the windpipe and heart. It is made up of lymphatic tissue and is believe...more »
    641. Upper Respiratory Infection
     Any type of infection of the upper respiratory tract...more »
    642. Urethral cancer
     A rare cancer that develops in the urethra which carries urine from the bladder to be excreted....more »
    643. Vaccinia
     A cowpox virus that was initially used for human smallpox vaccines....more »
    644. Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis 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...more »
    645. Viral diseases
     Any disease that is caused by a virus...more »
    646. Virus associated hemophagocytic syndrome
     A fulminant condition characterised by viral infection causing multiple organ infiltrates of haemophagocytic histiocytes....more »
    647. Visceral leishmaniasis
     A condition which is characterized by an infection of the viscera by leishmaniasis...more »
    648. Visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar)
     A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis. Visceral leishmaniasis infection inv...more »
    649. WT limb blood syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by blood and limb abnormalities....more »
    650. Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
     A rare disorder involving malignancy of the lymph and blood cells....more »
    651. West African Trypanosomiasis
     West African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly...more »
    652. West Nile fever
     Mosquito-borne infectious virus....more »
    653. Western equine encephalitis
     An infectious disease caused by an arbovirus (Alphavirus - Togaviraidae) and transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The infection primarily attacks that central nervous system and severity can range from asymptomatic to severe complications and even death in...more »
    654. Whipple's Disease
     Rare malabsorption disease from bacterial digestive infection...more »
    655. Wuchereria bancrofti
     An infectious disease caused by a thin, white, threadworm which affects the lymphatic circulation. It is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito....more »
    656. X chromosome, duplication Xq13 1 q21 1
     A condition characterised by the duplication of the long arm of chromosome X....more »
    657. X chromosome, monosomy Xp22 pter
     A condition that is characterised by the occurrence of only one X chromosome in the genotype of an individual...more »
    658. X chromosome, monosomy Xq28
     A condition that is characterised by the occurrence of only one X chromosome in the genotype of an individual...more »
    659. X chromosome, trisomy 26-28
     A condition characterised by the duplication of the long arm of chromosome X....more »
    660. X chromosome, trisomy Xp3
     A condition characterised by the duplication of the long arm of chromosome X....more »
    661. X chromosome, trisomy Xpter Xq13
     A condition characterised by the duplication of the long arm of chromosome X....more »
    662. X chromosome, trisomy Xq
     A condition characterised by the duplication of the long arm of chromosome X....more »
    663. X chromosome, trisomy Xq25
     A condition characterised by the duplication of the long arm of chromosome X....more »
    664. X-linked agammaglobulinaemia
     A condition that is characterised by the x linked inheritance of the absence of all immunoglobulins in the blood...more »
    665. X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus)....more »
    666. Yaws
     A rare infections disease caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria Treponema pertenue. The disease consists of three phases: skin lesions are followed by bone, joint and widespread skin symptoms and finally by inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the ...more »
    667. Yellow nail syndrome
     A rare nail condition characterized by thickened yellow nails as well as swelling of parts of the body due to lymphatic drainage problems resulting from blocked or damaged lymphatic system....more »
    668. Yellow sac spider poisoning
     The yellow sac spider is a small spider found in Hawaii, eastern US, Utah and New England. The spider tends to hold on very tightly when it bites and often has to be physically removed. The venom contains a toxin which kills cells. Skin and sometimes syst...more »

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