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    1. Hypertension
     High blood pressure...read more »
    2. 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...read more »
    3. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....read more »
    4. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....read more »
    5. Polyarteritis nodosa
     A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form....read more »
    6. Pulmonary embolism
     Blocked lung blood vessel often from a blood clot....read more »
    7. Scleroderma, systemic
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved....read more »
    8. Takayasu arteritis
     A rare disorder involving inflammation of large elastic arteries including the aorta which impairs blood flow to the upper body....read more »

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Results: 376 causes of High blood pressure OR Severe gerd-like sternum pain

    1. Abdominal obesity metabolic syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by a group of conditions that are considered major risk factors for diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease....more »
    2. Absence of pulmonary artery
     The absence of a pulmonary artery at birth....more »
    3. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    4. Acrodynia
     Symptoms caused by chronic mercury poisoning in infants in children....more »
    5. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    6. Acute Gastritis
     Sudden onset, generally short-lived infection of the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting; may be due to infective causes (viruses, bacteria or protozoa), or due to drug toxicity and irritation...more »
    7. Acute Renal Failure
     Syndrome characterised by rapid decline in kidney function with accumulation of waste products in the blood, occurring over a period of days to weeks...more »
    8. Acute intermittent porphyria
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency in the porphobilinogen deaminase enzyme which results in a build-up of porphyrins or its precursors in the body. Using certain drugs or eating certain foods can trigger the symptoms of the condition....more »
    9. Adams Nance syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, small eyes and the presence of excess glycine in the urine....more »
    10. Adrenal Cancer
     A malignant cancer that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal ho...more »
    11. Adrenal Cortex Diseases
     Diseases of the adrenal cortex. Examples includes Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome and adrenal fatigue....more »
    12. Adrenal adenoma, familial
     A benign tumor that develops in the adrenal gland and tends to run in families. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormon...more »
    13. Adrenal gland hyperfunction
     Excessive activity of the adrenal gland which causes excessive production of one or more adrenal hormones (aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine). The increased adrenal gland activity may be caused by an adrenal...more »
    14. Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital, due to 11-Beta-hydroxylase deficiency
     A rare form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia characterized by a deficiency of 11-Beta-hydroxylase which results in excess androgen production and hypertension. The disorder can occur in virilizing, hypertensive and salt-wasting forms and symptoms may ran...more »
    15. Adrenal hypertension
     Adrenal hypertension is high blood pressure caused by adrenal gland problems. For example, an adrenal tumor can cause excessive production of aldosterone which in turn causes salt-retention and high blood pressure. Severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    16. Adrenal incidentaloma
     A tumor of the adrenal gland that is discovered incidentally while performing an imaging examination for reasons other than an adrenal tumor. The tumor may be asymptomatic or can causes excessive secretion of adrenal hormones and resulting symptoms. The t...more »
    17. Adrenal medulla neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. The tumor is usually benign but can be malignant....more »
    18. Adult Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition characterized by the production of thick sticky mucus by the mucus glands in the lungs, intestines, liver and pancreas. The condition is most often diagnosed in children or young adults but occasionally, relativel...more »
    19. Adult Panic-Anxiety Syndrome
     A psychiatric disorder involving anxiety and panic attacks that occur for no obvious reason....more »
    20. Albuminuria
     The presence of albumin (a blood protein) in the urine....more »
    21. Albuterol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Albuterol 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 »
    22. Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing syndrome
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can result in symptoms similar to a condition called Cushing's syndrome. When alcohol consumption is stopped, symptoms regress....more »
    23. Allain Babin Demarquez syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by premature fusion of skullbones, abnormal development of skeletal bones and hypertension....more »
    24. Alveolar capillary dysplasia
     The abnormal development of the lung blood vessels. The normal barrier across which air and blood can diffuse fails to develop properly. Death usually results within weeks of birth but rare cases can survive for months....more »
    25. Amphetamine abuse
     Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"...more »
    26. Amphetamine poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of amphetamine drugs....more »
    27. Amyloidosis, familial visceral
     A rare genetic disorder involving widespread amyloidosis (abnormal buildup of amyloid protein in tissues) which tends the affect the kidneys severely....more »
    28. Analgesic nephropathy syndrome
     Kidney damage caused by excessive use of pain-killing drugs. Aspirin and phenacetin mixtures are the most common causes....more »
    29. Analgesic syndrome
     The use of large quantities of pain-killer drugs can sometimes cause serious kidney damage as well as various other problems....more »
    30. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    31. Angiotensin renin aldosterone hypertension
     The RAAS (rennin-angiotensin-aldosterone system) is involved in regulating blood volume and vascular resistance and an imbalance of any of these components can cause high blood pressure....more »
    32. Angiotensin/rennin/aldosterone hypertension
     A group of disorder characterized by high blood pressure due to abnormalities in angiotensin, rennin and aldosterone levels. Adequate levels of these chemicals help to control blood volume and blood vessel resistance which in turn influences blood pressur...more »
    33. Anxiety
     A feeling of apprehension, and fear without apparent stimulus that is associated sometime with somatic responses...more »
    34. Anxiety conditions
     Medical conditions related to anxiety, fear, and panic....more »
    35. Aortic coarctation
     A rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow to the lower body gives res...more »
    36. Aortic dissection
     A tear in the inner layer of the aorta (major artery in the body) which allows blood to escape into outer layers of the artery....more »
    37. Aortic stenosis
     A condition which affects the aortic valve of the heart resulting in stenosis of the valve....more »
    38. Apparent Mineralocorticoid Excess, type 2
     A form of inherited high blood pressure that starts during early childhood. The condition is caused by a genetic defect which results in an inborn error of metabolism of peripheral cortisol. Type 2 causes similar symptoms to type 1 but the urinary steroid...more »
    39. Apparent mineralocorticoid excess
     A form of inherited high blood pressure that starts during early childhood. The condition results from a genetic defect which causes impaired metabolism of cortisol....more »
    40. Aristolochic Acid poisoning
     Aristolochic acid is derived from a forest herb from the Aristocholochia family. It is often used in herbal preparations such as Aristolochia Fang Ch, Bragantia and Asarum. It is usually used in herbal preparations to promote weight loss. The substance is...more »
    41. Arizona Bark Scorpion poisoning
     A bite from the Arizona Bark scorpion contains chemicals toxic to the nerve system and can cause serious, life-threatening symptoms....more »
    42. Arterial occlusive disease, progressive -- hypertension -- heart defects -- bone fragility -- brachysyndactyly
     A rare syndrome characterized by narrowing or blockage of a number of arteries (in the kidneys, abdomen, brain and heart) as well as fragile bones, heart defects and finger abnormalities. Fractures and high blood pressure often start during the first year...more »
    43. Asphyxia
     Inability to breath and suffocation...more »
    44. Atheroma
     A region of plaque occurring in atherosclerosis...more »
    45. Atherosclerosis
     Atherosclerosis is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels. It is a chronic inflammatory response in the walls of arteries, in large part due to the accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and promoted by low density (especially small particle) l...more »
    46. Atrial Fibrillation
     Common heart arrythmia with rapid beating in upper chambers...more »
    47. Atrial Septal Defect 3
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    48. Atrial Septal Defect 4
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    49. Atrial Septal Defect 5
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    50. Atrial Septal Defect 6
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    51. Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause....more »
    52. Autoimmune Vasculitis
     A inflammation of the blood vessels caused by an autoimmune reaction...more »
    53. Autonomic dysreflexia syndrome
     A complication caused by injury to the neck or upper back region of the spinal cord. Symptoms are induced by stimulation below the level of the injury which can be caused by such things as distended bladder, scratching the feet, squeezing the penis, stimu...more »
    54. Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
     Severe form of PKD, a genetic kidney disease....more »
    55. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
     Genetic kidney disease causing kidney cysts....more »
    56. Avasthey syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by pulmonary hypertension, lymphedema and malformation of brain blood vessels....more »
    57. 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 »
    58. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    59. Biliary colic
     Colicky pain as a result of gallstones blocking the gallbladder....more »
    60. Binswanger Disease
     Multi-infarct dementia, caused by damage to deep white matter....more »
    61. Binswanger's Disease
     A type of senile dementia characterized by chronic cerebrovascular disease....more »
    62. 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 »
    63. Blood vessel conditions
     Conditions that affect the blood vessels...more »
    64. Bone cement implantation syndrome
     A complication that can occur after using bone cement during implantation of an internal prosthesis. Circulation may be affected and a blockage in the pulmonary artery may develop....more »
    65. Bornholm disease
     Contagious viral infection...more »
    66. Brachydactyly -- arterial hypertension
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of hypertension with short digits. Premature death (by the fifth decade) due to stroke occurs in untreated patients....more »
    67. Brachydactyly with hypertension
     A very rare disease characterized by the association of hypertension with brachydactyly (abnormally short fingers and/or toes)....more »
    68. Breathing-related sleep disorder
     Breathing-related sleep disorder refers to a spectrum of breathing anomalies ranging from chronic or habitual snoring to upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) to frank obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or, in some cases, obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OH...more »
    69. 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 »
    70. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
     A rare form of infant lung disease that usually occurs as a complication of ventilator use in premature babies....more »
    71. COPD
     Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema....more »
    72. Calcitriol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Calcitriol 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 »
    73. Cardiospasm
     Failure of the lower oesophageal sphincter to relax, resulting in food build up in the upper oesophagus....more »
    74. Carnevale-Canun-Mendoza syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by loss of bone tissue in the wrists and ankles as well as kidney problems....more »
    75. Carotid Paraganglioma
     A rare, usually benign tumor found in the carotid artery in the neck. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    76. Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome
     A very rare disorder where the blood clotting system becomes dysfunctional and clots too easily due to the abnormal presence of antphospholipid antibodies. It results in blood flow blockages to various body organs. It is possible that the condition has au...more »
    77. Cathinone poisoning
     Cathinone comes from the leaves of the Khat plant which is native to eastern Africa. Cathinone is a stimulant as well as have pain killing, weight loss and neuromuscular effects. The psychoactive effects are usually utilized by chewing on the leaves of th...more »
    78. Central sleep apnea
     Central sleep apnea is when the person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep because the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing....more »
    79. Chemical poisoning -- Acetaldehyde
     Acetaldehyde is a chemical used in the production of various products - mirrors, disinfectants, plastics, explosives, varnish and food flavoring. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    80. Chemical poisoning -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is a chemical used mainly in batteries, solder, amalgams, cigarettes, PVC pigments and phosphate fertilizer production. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    81. Chemical poisoning -- Phencyclidine
     Phencyclidine is often used as an illegal recreational drug. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    82. Cholecystitis
     Inflammation of the gallbladder which concentrates and stores bile. The condition may occur suddenly (acute) or persist over a longer period of time (chronic)....more »
    83. Choroideremia -- hypopituitarism
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by eye disease and hypopituitarism....more »
    84. Chronic Kidney Disease
     Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions....more »
    85. Chronic kidney failure
     Gradual failure of the kidneys over a period of time...more »
    86. Chronic pyelonephritis
     Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure....more »
    87. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    88. Cocaine abuse
     Stimulant drug with various effects...more »
    89. Cocaine poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of cocaine....more »
    90. Cockayne syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a senile-like appearance, hearing and vision impairment and sun sensitive skin....more »
    91. Codeine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Codeine use is discontinued or reduced. Codeine is a sedative pain-killer. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    92. Collagen type III glomerulopathy
     A rare progressive form of kidney disease characterized by the abnormal deposits of type III collagen in the kidneys. The severity and rate of progression of the condition is variable....more »
    93. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 17-alpha-hydroxylase deficiency
     A rare genetic condition involving deficiency of 17-alpha-hydroxylase which impairs androgen production by the testes and estrogen production by the ovaries. This results in lack of development of secondary sexual characteristics and hypertension as well ...more »
    94. Congenital hepatic porphyria
     A rare congenital disorder where there is an excess of porphyrin (pigments) in the body. The liver is responsible for making porpyrins....more »
    95. Congenital mitral malformation
     Malformations of the mitral valve that are present at birth. The mitral valve allows blood to flow between the two chambers on the left side of the heart. Types of mitral malformation are atresia (absent mitral valve), stenosis (narrowed mitral valve) and...more »
    96. Congenital mitral stenosis
     A heart malformation that is present at birth. The mitral valve is narrower than normal which affects blood flow between the upper and lower chambers on the left side of the heart. It usually occurs in conjunction with other malformations...more »
    97. Conn's adenoma
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition may result from the presence of an adrenal adenoma. The severity of the condition is v...more »
    98. Conn's syndrome
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition may result from the presence of an adenoma, carcinoma or enlargement of the adrenal gl...more »
    99. Conn-Louis Carcinoma
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition results from the presence of an adrenal carcinoma. The severity of the condition is va...more »
    100. Cushing syndrome, familial
     A hormonal disorder caused by high levels of the cortisol hormone due to the abnormal development of the adrenal gland....more »
    101. Cushing's disease
    102. 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 »
    103. Cyclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affe...more »
    104. Cyclosporine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be aff...more »
    105. Cyclosporine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    106. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....more »
    107. Cystic hamartoma of lung and kidney
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by benign cysts in the lungs and kidneys....more »
    108. Dexamethasone sensitive hypertension
     A very rare inherited genetic involving excessive aldosterone levels which usually causes high blood pressure. The severity of the disorder is greatly variable....more »
    109. Diethylstilbestrol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diethylstilbestrol (a nonsteroidal estrogen) 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 »
    110. Diffuse systemic sclerosi
     A rare condition that characterized by skin tightness affecting the trunk and extremities as well as organ involvement. It involves an early period of internal inflammation which distinguishes it from other forms of scleroderma and the organ involvement c...more »
    111. Disequilibrium syndrome
     A complication that can occur during or after dialysis and probably caused by abnormal water balance within the brain. Swelling of the brain causes a range of neurological symptoms....more »
    112. Down Syndrome
     A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation....more »
    113. Dysautonomia
     Disorder of the autonomic nervous system...more »
    114. Eclampsia
     Eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in ...more »
    115. Ecstasy abuse
     Use of the illicit drug called ecstasy...more »
    116. Ectopia lentis, isolated
     A rare syndrome characterized by dislocation of eye lenses which often occurred at birth....more »
    117. Eisenmenger Syndrome
     Increased lung blood pressure that can result from conditions such as a hole in the wall between the two heart chambers....more »
    118. Electrical burns
     Burns caused when an electric current pass through the body or part of it. The symptoms and severity of the burn depends on the strength of the electrical current, the duration of the exposure and the part of the body involved. Prompt treatment in more se...more »
    119. Environment associated hypertension
     High blood pressure caused by environmental factors such as poor diet, stress and lack of exercise....more »
    120. Ephedrine poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of ephedrine drugs....more »
    121. Epoetin alfa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epoetin alfa (used to treat some forms of anemia) 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 m...more »
    122. Epogen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epogen (used to treat some forms of anemia) 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 »
    123. Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
     A rare autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of a mixture of various types of antibodies (crylglobulins) in the blood....more »
    124. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...more »
    125. Familial renal cell carcinoma
     A genetic form of kidney cancer that develops in the lining of the tubules in the kidney and tends to run in families....more »
    126. Faye-Petersen-Ward-Carey syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by excess fluid in the skull, a blood disorder and bone and bone abnormalities....more »
    127. Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries
     A rare disease where the blood vessel walls thicken and harden which reduces blood flow through the arteries and into various organs. The main arteries that may be affected are those in the kidney's and abdomen as well as the carotid artery which caries b...more »
    128. Fibromyalgia
     A difficult to diagnose condition affecting the muscles and/or joints...more »
    129. Fitzsimmons-Walson-Mellor syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by spastic paraplegia, progressive kidney disease and deafness....more »
    130. Forney Robinson Pascoe syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by skeletal abnormalities, deafness and mitral regurgitation....more »
    131. Fowler-Christmas-Chapple syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of polycystic ovaries with the abnormal functioning of the urinary valve....more »
    132. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
     Repeated reflux of stomach acid into the throat....more »
    133. Gaucher disease type 3
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 3 is a subacute neurologica...more »
    134. Glomerular Disease
     Condition affecting the glomerules in the kidney....more »
    135. Glomerulonephritis, membranous congenital due to anti-maternal NEP alloimmunisation
     An immune reaction involving maternal antibodies which attack the fetus and causes kidney problems. The condition occurs when a mother with a deficiency of NEP becomes exposed to NEP antigen produced by the fetus which results in the production of antibod...more »
    136. Glucocorticoid resistance
     A rare condition where all or parts of the body are unable to respond to glucocorticoids. Symptoms depend on the level or resistance....more »
    137. Glycine encephalopathy, classical neonatal early-onset form
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system. The early onset classical neonatal form usually starts after a period of normal development during the first 6 mont...more »
    138. Glycine encephalopathy, classical neonatal form
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system....more »
    139. Glycine encephalopathy, classical neonatal late-onset form
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system. The late onset classical neonatal form usually starts during childhood....more »
    140. Glycine synthase deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels which is toxic to the body. The severity of the condition varies according to the degree of deficiency and age of onset. The classical neonatal form is generally quite severe, the atypical...more »
    141. Glycine synthase deficiency, type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels. It is caused by a defect in the P protein (pyridoxal phosphate-dependent glycine decarboxylase) in the energy creating center of cells (mitochondria)....more »
    142. Glycine synthase deficiency, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels. It is caused by a defect in the T protein (tetrahydrofolate-requiring enzyme) in the energy creating center of cells (mitochondria)....more »
    143. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    144. Goodpasture's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage with circulating antibodies against basement membranes....more »
    145. Gram's syndrome
     A postmenopausal syndrome involving high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis of the knee and the development of multiple lipomas....more »
    146. Grange syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the abnormal narrowing of various arteries, high blood pressure, heart defects, fragile bones and short, webbed digits. The congenital heart defects are not present in all cases....more »
    147. Granulomatous arthritis of childhood
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition that starts during early childhood and is characterized by arthritic joints, uveitis and a skin rash that forms on the trunk and limbs....more »
    148. Graves Disease
     is an autoimmune disease characterized by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies. Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins (TSIs) bind to and activate thyrotropin receptors, causing the thyroid gland to grow and the thyroid follicles to increase syn...more »
    149. HELLP syndrome
     A rare potentially fatal condition that occurs in pregnant women and is frequently associated with pre-eclampsia....more »
    150. HOCM
     Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy...more »
    151. Heart attack
     Serious and often fatal acute heart condition...more »
    152. Heart conditions
     Any condition that affects the heart...more »
    153. Heart injury
     An injury to the heart...more »
    154. Heart valve diseases
     Diseases that affect the valves of the heart...more »
    155. Hemangiomatosis, familial pulmonary capillary
     A rare condition involving the excessive proliferation of lung capillaries which results in pulmonary hypertension....more »
    156. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 1
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    157. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 2
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    158. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 3
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    159. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 4
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    160. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 5
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    161. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 6
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    162. Hemolytic uremic syndrome, atypical, childhood
     A rare disorder involving destruction of blood cells and kidney disease. Unlike typical hemolytic uremic syndrome which usually follows a bacterial infection, the atypical form is possibly a genetic disorder. The distinguishing feature of the atypical for...more »
    163. Hemothorax
     Blood in the pleural cavity (near lungs)...more »
    164. Hepatorenal tyrosinemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver. Type 1 involves a deficiency of the enzyme fumaril acetoacetate hydrolase....more »
    165. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Ginseng
     Ginseng can be used as a herbal agent, usually in the form of a tea, to help combat stress. Some people may develop an adverse reaction to Ginseng....more »
    166. Herbal Agent overdose -- Ginseng
     Ginseng can be used as a herbal agent, usually in the form of a tea, to help combat stress. Excessive doses of ginseng can cause overdose symptoms - 3 to 15 g per day for a number of years can cause overdose symptoms....more »
    167. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    168. Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy 3
     A very rare inherited disorder affecting the peripheral and autonomic nervous system and characterized by reduced tear production, excessive sweating, poor body temperature control, blood pressure problems, impaired sensation and poor muscle control....more »
    169. Hiatal hernia
     Hernia of the stomach through the diaphragm muscle....more »
    170. High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
    171. Hydronephrosis congenital
     A rare kidney disorder that is present at birth and involves enlargement of the part of the ureter closest to the kidney due to obstruction of the flow of urine out of the kidney. The severity of the condition is determined by the degree of obstruction....more »
    172. Hyperadrenalism
     Excessive levels of adrenal hormones in the body. Symptoms depend on which hormone is involved and the degree of involvement. Adrenal hormones are aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine....more »
    173. Hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare condition where too many eosinophils are produced over an extended period of time for no apparent reason. The eosinophils can infiltrate various organs and tissues and cause dysfunction or damage...more »
    174. Hyperparathyroidism
     Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands....more »
    175. Hyperpituitarism
     A condition that results in the excess secretion of hormones that are secreted from the pituitary gland...more »
    176. Hypersecretion of growth hormone
    177. Hypertension
     High blood pressure...more »
    178. Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis
     Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....more »
    179. Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta
     Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta is high blood pressure resulting from a birth defect where a heart blood vessel called the aorta is abnormally narrowed. The high blood pressure tends to affect mainly the upper part of the body. Babies and ver...more »
    180. Hypertension in children
    181. Hypertension in children from 11 through adolescence
    182. Hypertension in children one to ten years
    183. Hypertension in children under one year
    184. 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 »
    185. Hypertensive heart disease
     Heart disease that is caused by hypertension...more »
    186. Hypertensive hypokalemia familial
     A rare inherited form of high blood pressure. The high blood pressure is due to a kidney tubule abnormality results in too much sodium being reabsorbed into the blood stream instead of being excreted....more »
    187. 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 »
    188. IgA nephropathy
     A rare disorder where kidney inflammation leads to a build up of the antibody (IgA) in the kidney which results in the characteristic symptom of blood in the urine....more »
    189. Indian Tobacco poisoning
     The Indian Tobacco plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usually how poisoning occurs....more »
    190. Infantile apnea
     A disorder where infants stop breathing temporarily....more »
    191. Inherited Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by thrombotic microangiography occurring with renal failure, hemolytic anemia and severe thrombocytopenia...more »
    192. Ischemia
     Inadequate blood supply to tissues, usually caused by a problem in the blood vessel....more »
    193. Itraconazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Itraconazole (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected b...more »
    194. Jimsonweed poisoning
     The Jimsonweed is a herb that bears single large white or lavender flowers and seeds surrounded by a spiny shell. The plant contains tropane alkaloids (mainly the seeds and leaves) which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities....more »
    195. Juvenile Paget's Disease
    196. Kallikrein hypertension
     Hypertension caused by a reduced level of Kallikrein which is involved in controlling blood pressure through it's effect on kidney function. Reduced kallikrein secretion can be associated with hypertension....more »
    197. Kashani-Strom-Utley syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a narrowed pulmonary aorta and urinary obstructive disease....more »
    198. Kidney arteriovenous fistula
     An abnormal connection between the arteries and veins in the kidneys....more »
    199. Kidney conditions
     Any condition affecting the kidney organs....more »
    200. Lawrence-Seip syndrome
     Lawrence-Seip syndrome is a relatively uncommon condition involving generalized loss of skin fat that is acquired rather than congenital as in Berardinelli-Seip Syndrome. Patients can also develop diabetes mellitus and other problems. The loss of skin fat...more »
    201. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....more »
    202. Limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis
     A rare disorder that primarily affects the skin and blood vessels. It is characterized by calcified skin deposits (C), Raynaud syndrome (R), esophageal dysfunction (E), scleroderma of the fingers and toes(S) and telengiectasia - dilated blood vessels (T)....more »
    203. Lipodystrophy, familial partial, type 1 (FPLD1)
     An inherited disorder characterized by the loss of fatty tissue from the extremities while fatty tissue on the face, neck and trunk is normal or increased....more »
    204. Lipodystrophy, familial partial, type 3 (FPLD3)
     A rare metabolic disorder involving abnormal fat gradually disappears from the limbs, trunk and buttocks but stays the same or accumulates on areas such as the face, shoulders, neck and genitals....more »
    205. Lobelia poisoning
     Lobelia is a herbaceous plant which bears elongated shafts of small blue, white or red flowers. The plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usua...more »
    206. Lockwood-Feingold syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by arthritis, skeletal abnormalities and a lack of subcutaneous fat....more »
    207. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    208. Lupus nephritis
     Kidney damage caused by lupus....more »
    209. 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 »
    210. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis
     A rare, progressive blood vessel disease where nodular lesions destroy blood vessels - lungs, skin and nervous system are mainly involved....more »
    211. MSBD syndrome
     A rare form of osteosclerosis caused by a lack of calcium in the bones....more »
    212. Malignant rhabdoid tumors
     An aggressive malignant tumor that occurs in children. Symptoms depend on the location of the tumor. The tumors often form in the kidneys and then tend to metastasize to the brain and sometimes the lungs. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of th...more »
    213. 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 »
    214. Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse
     A rare inherited disorder involving a kidney disorder that starts early in life and rapidly progresses to kidney failure. Death often occurs within years of birth....more »
    215. Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X)
     Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes....more »
    216. Methylcobalamin deficiency cbl G type
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cbl G) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of homocystine which results in harmful affects....more »
    217. Mosse syndrome
     A condition involving the association of liver cirrhosis with polycythemia which is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by the excessive production of mainly red blood cells by the bone marrow....more »
    218. Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down. There are three main sub-types...more »
    219. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
     A rare condition characterized by the proliferation of histiocytes (immune cells) which causes destructive arthritis and skin nodules....more »
    220. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
     Rare inherited disease causing tumors in multiple glands...more »
    221. Mustard tree poisoning
     The mustard tree is found in various parts of America and contains nicotine. Ingestion of the plant can cause various symptoms. The leaves of the plant is sometimes smoked for its effects but it can result in death....more »
    222. Myxedema
     Skin and tissue disorder usually due to hypothyroidism...more »
    223. Nephrocalcinosis
     A condition characterized by calcium salt deposits in the kidneys which may affect it's ability to function. The condition refers to a generally increased level of calcium in the kidneys rather than actual localized deposits such as occurs in kidney stone...more »
    224. Nephrosclerosis
     Hardening of the kidney. Is often caused by blood vessel disease such as atherosclerosis....more »
    225. Nephrosis -- deafness -- urinary tract -- digital malformation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney disease, deafness and abnormalities of the urinary tract, fingers and toes....more »
    226. Neuroblastoma
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue....more »
    227. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    228. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 1
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    229. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 2
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    230. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 3
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    231. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 4
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    232. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 5
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    233. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 6
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    234. Neurofibromatosis syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by areas of increased and decreased skin pigmentation and the development of many non-cancerous nerve and skin tumors some of which may eventually become malignant....more »
    235. Neurofibromatosis syndrome Type II
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by areas of increased and decreased skin pigmentation, acoustic neuromas and the development of many noncancerous nerve and skin tumors some of which may eventually become malignant - it is a more severe form of type ...more »
    236. Neurogenic hypertension
     High blood pressure caused by excessive sympathetic nervous system stimulation....more »
    237. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
     A severe, potentially fatal reaction to antipsychotic drugs....more »
    238. Nicotine addiction
     Nicotine addiction is the uncontrollable desire to continue smoking. Smoking products contain nicotine which is a chemical that can lead to addiction if used over a period of time. Cessation causes withdrawal symptoms which can vary in nature and severity...more »
    239. Nipah virus encephalitis
     Inflammation of the brain caused by the Nipah virus which can infect pigs and humans so transmission usually occurs through contact with pigs....more »
    240. Non-diarrheal (D-) HUS syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that is not associated with diarrhea which means that it is not a result of bacterial gastroenteritis. This form of hemolytic uremic syndrome may be caused by kidney t...more »
    241. Obesity
     An increase in the body weight greater than that required for normal function that is characterised by the accumulation of excessive fat...more »
    242. Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
     Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is defined as the combination of obesity (body mass index above 30kg/m2), hypoxia (falling oxygen levels in blood) during sleep, and hypercapnia (increased blood carbon dioxide levels) during the day, resulting from hypove...more »
    243. Oculo skeletal renal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, skeletal and kidney problems....more »
    244. Oesophageal spasm
     An oesophageal spasm is incoordinated contraction of the muscles in the esophagus which carries food from the mouth to the stomach. The muscles contract simultaneously instead of a rhythmic successive motion....more »
    245. Oral contraceptives -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Oral contraceptives 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 »
    246. Osteodysplasia, familial, Anderson type
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by skeletal abnormalities involving the spine, legs, pelvis and collar bone....more »
    247. Paget's Disease
     Breast carcinoma involving nipple and areola....more »
    248. Paget's disease of bone
     A chronic, slowly progressing bone disorder where the bone is destroyed rapidly and replaced by abnormal bone which is dense and fragile....more »
    249. Paraganglioma
     A rare, usually benign tumor most often found in the abdomen, chest, head and neck areas. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    250. Pediatric granulomatous arthritis
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition that starts during early childhood and is characterized by arthritic joints, uveitis and a skin rash that forms on the trunk and limbs....more »
    251. Peptic Ulcer
     Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum...more »
    252. Phentermine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phentermine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    253. Phenylpropanolamine poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of phenylpropanolamine drugs....more »
    254. Pheochromocytoma as part of Neurofibromatosis
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. This tumor is often associated with a condition called neurofibromatosis. The tumor affects automatic body activities such as regulating ...more »
    255. Physical inactivity
     When an individual is physically inactive...more »
    256. Pierre Robin's sequence
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by an underdeveloped jaw, cleft soft palate and abnormal tongue location....more »
    257. Pierson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small pupil and kidney disease at birth....more »
    258. Pituitary Cancer
     Cancer of the pituitary gland....more »
    259. Pneumonia
     Infection of the lung by bacteria, viruses or fungus....more »
    260. Pneumothorax
     Air in the pleural spaces around the lungs....more »
    261. Polio
     Dangerous virus now rare due to vaccination....more »
    262. Polyarteritis nodosa
     A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form....more »
    263. Polycystic kidney disease
     Genetic kidney disease causing kidney cysts....more »
    264. Polycystic kidney disease type 1
     A rare condition where cysts in the kidney grow and cause the kidney to become larger and reduce it's ability to function. PKD 1 is an autosomal dominant form of the disease and differs from PKD 2 in that it is more severe and is caused by a mutation in a...more »
    265. Polycystic kidney disease, adult type
     A rare condition where cysts in the kidney grow and cause the kidney to become larger and reduce it's ability to function. PKD 2 is an autosomal dominant form of the disease and differs from PKD 1 in that it is less severe and is caused by a mutation in a...more »
    266. Polycystic kidney disease, infantile type
     Severe form of polycystic kidney disease which is a genetic kidney disease. Symptoms develop very early in life and may even be present during the fetal stage....more »
    267. Polycystic kidney disease, type 2
     A rare condition where cysts in the kidney grow and cause the kidney to become larger and reduce it's ability to function. This adult form of the condition is milder than the infantile form....more »
    268. Polycystic kidneys, severe infantile, with tuberous sclerosis
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by numerous kidney cysts and hamartomas (benign nodules that can occur in the skin or various organs including the brain)....more »
    269. Polycystic ovaries urethral sphincter dysfunction
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of polycystic ovaries with the abnormal functioning of the urinary valve....more »
    270. Polycystic ovary syndrome
     Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women....more »
    271. Porphyria
     A group of disorders characterized by excess production of porphyrin or its precursors which affects the skin and/or nervous system....more »
    272. Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis
     Kidney complication (glomerulonephritis) following streptococcal infection...more »
    273. Pregnancy
     The condition of supporting a fetus from conception till birth....more »
    274. 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 »
    275. Prehypertension
     Prehypertension is a term used to describe blood pressure that is higher than normal but not high enough to be considered high blood pressure - systolic pressure 120-139 mm Hg or diastolic pressure 80-89 mm Hg....more »
    276. Primary Aldosteronism
     Primary aldosteronism is a condition which the body's adrenal glands produce too much of the hormone aldosterone, causing retention sodium and loss of potassium....more »
    277. Primary Hyperaldosteronism
     A condition characterised by the excessive production and release into the circulation of aldosterone...more »
    278. Primary cortisol resistance
     A rare genetic disorder where the body is unable to respond to a hormone called cortisol. The body produces excess cortisol to compensate for this defect....more »
    279. Procrit -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Procrit (used to treat some forms of anemia) 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 »
    280. Pseudoaldosteronism
     A rare genetic disorder involving early onset high blood pressure, reduced aldosterone secretion, hypokalemia and metabolic acidosis. The disorder originates from kidney dysfunction rather than impaired aldosterone secretion....more »
    281. Pseudoephedrine poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of pseudoephedrine drugs....more »
    282. Pseudohyperaldosteronism
     A disorder that occurs in some people who eat a lot of licorice. The licorice inhibits a particular enzyme which results in excessive production of aldosterone....more »
    283. Pseudohypoaldosteronism
     A group of disorders involving an electrolyte imbalance due to the kidney's inability to respond to aldosterone. The actual level of aldosterone may range from high to low....more »
    284. Pseudohypoaldosteronism type II
     A rare condition characterized by electrolyte disorders caused by the kidney's inability to respond to aldosterone. Type II is differentiated from Type I in that sodium wasting doesn't occur....more »
    285. Pulmonary artery agenesis
     A rare defect where the pulmonary artery or a portion of it fails to develop. The pulmonary artery has two branches, each of which goes to a different lung. The affected lung tends to be smaller and the bronchial arteries that supply it tend to be enlarge...more »
    286. Pulmonary embolism
     Blocked lung blood vessel often from a blood clot....more »
    287. Pulmonary fibrosis /granuloma
     A lung disease characterized by stiffening and inflammation of lung tissue....more »
    288. Pulmonary hemangiomatosis
     A rare condition characterized by the proliferation of small blood vessels or capillaries in various parts of the lungs - pleura, bronchial and venous walls and alveolar septa....more »
    289. Pulmonary hypertension
     Pulmonary hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood to the lungs. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. The condition may be caused by such things as lung conditions (e.g. emphyse...more »
    290. Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease
     Any disease which causes a lung vein to become narrow or blocked. The pulmonary vein carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to various body tissues....more »
    291. Pulmonary venous return anomaly
     A rare disorder where one or more of the four veins that carry oxygenated blood from the lungs drain to the right atrium of the heart instead of the left atrium. Symptom severity is determined by the number of veins involved and the exact location of the ...more »
    292. Renal Artery Stenosis
     An abnormal narrowing of the renal artery which is the main artery the supplies the kidney....more »
    293. Renal Cell Carcinoma 2
     A genetic form of kidney cancer....more »
    294. Renal Cell Carcinoma 3
     A dominantly inherited form of kidney cancer which is linked to chromosome 5q....more »
    295. Renal Cell Carcinoma 4
     A genetic form of kidney cancer....more »
    296. Renal cancer
     Cancer (malignant) of the kidneys. The kidneys are organs that make certain hormones and remove waste from the blood and turning it into urine....more »
    297. Renal cancer, familial
     A genetic form of kidney cancer that tends to run in families....more »
    298. Renal hypertension
     Renovascular hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing or damage to kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....more »
    299. Renal segmental hypoplasia-induced Hypertension
     Renal segmental hypoplasia-induced hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from either an abnormally developed kidney (birth defect) or from damage to the kidney resulting from vesicureteral reflux....more »
    300. Renal tuberculosis
     Kidney affected by tuberculosis...more »
    301. Renal tubular transport disorders, inborn
     Genetic defects in the transporters and channels along the kidney tubules that help to regulate body fluids as well as defects in the receptors and enzymes involved in the process. Examples of such disorders include nephrogenic diabetes insipidus and here...more »
    302. Renoprival hypertension
     High blood pressure that results from a lack of kidney function....more »
    303. Renovascular Hypertension
     Renovascular hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing or damage to kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....more »
    304. Renovascular stenosis
     Renal artery stenosis is a narrowing or blockage of the artery that supplies blood to the kidney....more »
    305. Respiratory acidosis
     Respiratory acidosis is acidosis (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) due to decreased ventilation of the pulmonary alveoli, leading to elevated arterial carbon dioxide concentration....more »
    306. Respiratory failure
     Failure of the respiratory system...more »
    307. Rhabdoid tumor
     An aggressive malignant tumor that occurs in children. Symptoms depend on the location of the tumor. The tumors often form in the kidneys and then tend to metastasize to the brain and sometimes the lungs....more »
    308. Salcedo syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by kidney disease...more »
    309. Schroeder syndrome 1
     High blood pressure and reduced salt concentration in sweat associated with an overactive adrenal cortex which is involved with hormone production....more »
    310. Scleroderma, diffuse
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the diffuse form the the disorder, large areas of skin as well as organs are involved. Death can occur....more »
    311. Scleroderma, systemic
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved....more »
    312. Secondary Reflux
     A urological abnormality where some of the urine flows from the bladder back into the kidneys. Vesicoureteral reflux may result from secondary causes such as a urinary tract blockage but primary vesicoureteral reflex results from a genetic defect which af...more »
    313. Sedative dependence
     The psychological or physical dependence on sedative medication...more »
    314. Selye syndrome
     A condition associated with prolonged extreme stress. The stressing agent may include such things as exposure to cold, starvation, death of someone close or work stress....more »
    315. Senior-Loken Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease....more »
    316. Senior-Loken syndrome 1
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 1 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 2q13. End stage kidney disease usually occurs early in the second decade....more »
    317. Senior-Loken syndrome 3
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 3 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 3q22. This form generally has an early onset....more »
    318. Senior-Loken syndrome 4
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 4 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 1p36....more »
    319. Senior-Loken syndrome 5
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 5 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 3q21.1. This form generally has a later onset....more »
    320. Senior-Loken syndrome 6
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 6 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 12q21.3. End stage kidney disease usually occurs early in the second decade and vision impairment occurs by 3...more »
    321. Serotonin Syndrome
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    322. Serotonin toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    323. Shaken Baby Syndrome
     A condition caused by violent shaking of a baby....more »
    324. Shingles
     Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection....more »
    325. Silicosis
     An occupation lung disease caused by breathing in silica dust....more »
    326. Simple kidney cysts
     Usually harmless kidney cysts appearing later in life....more »
    327. Skull fracture
     A fracture of the bones of the skull...more »
    328. Sleep Apnea Syndromes
     Syndromes involving the cessation of breathing during sleep. Examples include obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea. The condition may range from mild to severe....more »
    329. Sleep apnea
     Childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome is characterized by episodic upper airway obstruction that occurs during sleep....more »
    330. Sleep disorders
     Any disorder that affects ones sleep...more »
    331. Sneddon Syndrome
     A rare progressive inherited disorder involving the blood vessel disease and neurological symptoms....more »
    332. Spastic paraplegia nephritis deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by spastic paraplegia, progressive kidney disease and deafness....more »
    333. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia -- nephritic syndrome
    334. Steroid abuse
     Steroids are man-made chemicals that can be used to promote muscle development and increase male sexual characteristics. Steroids are a prescription drug usually used to treat disorders such as delayed puberty and body wasting in AIDS patients. Excessive ...more »
    335. Stress
     Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)...more »
    336. Stress-Induced Hypertension
     Stress-induced hypertension is high blood pressure associated with physical or emotional stress. Chronic stress and associated high blood pressure can cause problems and treatment with anti-anxiety medication is usually prescribed....more »
    337. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by servere breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced th...more »
    338. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by severe breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced the...more »
    339. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 2
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by severe breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced the...more »
    340. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 3
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by severe breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced the...more »
    341. Tacrolimus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Tacrolimus during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    342. Takayasu arteritis
     A rare disorder involving inflammation of large elastic arteries including the aorta which impairs blood flow to the upper body....more »
    343. Thieffry and Sorrell Dejerine syndrome
     A rare inherited syndrome characterized by kidney problems and progressive destruction of the wrist and ankle bones which may spread to adjoining bones....more »
    344. Thromboembolism
     Lodgement of a blood clot causing blockage...more »
    345. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired
     A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia. The condition may be familial or acquired - symptoms tend to recur regularly ...more »
    346. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, congenital
     A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia....more »
    347. Tietz syndrome
     Tietz syndrome is a relatively rare condition characterized by deafness and albinism. It should not be confused with the similarly named Tietz's syndrome which involves inflammation of chest cartilage....more »
    348. Tietze's syndrome
     Inflammation and swelling of the cartilage that joins the ribs to the breast bone....more »
    349. Toxic mushrooms -- Psychedelic
     Some mushrooms contain chemicals called psilocybin and psilocin which produce effects similar to LSD. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Conocybe syanopus, Conocybe spectabilis, Gymnopilus, Panaeolus, Pluteus, Psilocybe and Stroph...more »
    350. Traumatic Brain Injury
     Brain injury from trauma or accident....more »
    351. Turner Syndrome
     Rare chromosome syndrome with one X but no second X or Y chromosome....more »
    352. Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome
     A condition which can occur to twins in the uterus of the carrying mother due to transfusion of blood from one to the other...more »
    353. Type IIa Hyperlipoproteinemia
     Familial Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare genetic condition characterized by high levels of low density lipoproteins in the blood. A deficiency of LDL receptors leads to an increased level of low density lipoproteins (LDLs) which in turn causes high cholest...more »
    354. Tyrosinemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver....more »
    355. Unilateral pulmonary agenesis
     A very rare birth defect where one side of the lung is incompletely developed or totally absent. The symptoms and severity of the condition is variable and other malformation are often associated with the condition....more »
    356. Urinary tract infections
     Infection of the urinary system; usually bacterial....more »
    357. Varicella zoster
     A highly contagious disease caused by herpes virus 3...more »
    358. Variegate porphyria
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of a certain enzyme which results in a build-up in the body of porphyrins or their precursors. This form of hepatic porphyria causes the sufferer to have acute attacks as well as skin sensitivity....more »
    359. Vasculitis
     Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel...more »
    360. Vasculitis hypersensitivity
     A condition which is characterised by a reaction that results in the inflammation of the blood vessels...more »
    361. Vater-like syndrome, with pulmonary hypertension, abnormal ears and growth deficiency
     A rare syndrome characterized by unusual ears, retarded growth, pulmonary hypertension....more »
    362. Vesicoureteral Reflux 1
     A urological abnormality where some of the urine flows from the bladder back into the kidneys. Vesicoureteral reflux may result from secondary causes such as a urinary tract blockage but primary vesicoureteral reflex results from a genetic defect which af...more »
    363. Vesicoureteral Reflux 2
     A urological abnormality where some of the urine flows from the bladder back into the kidneys. Vesicoureteral reflux may result from secondary causes such as a urinary tract blockage but primary vesicoureteral reflex results from a genetic defect which af...more »
    364. Vesicoureteral reflux
     Reverse flow of urine from bladder back into kidneys....more »
    365. Viral vasculitis not HBV and HCV
     Blood vessel inflammation due to a viral infection such as cytomegalovirus or immune reaction initiated by a viral infection. Blood vessels in virtually any part of the body may be infected including the brain and the heart. Symptoms depend on the locatio...more »
    366. Vitamin D -- adverse effects
     Excessive use of vitamin D supplements can cause symptoms....more »
    367. Von Gierke disease IB
     A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a G6P transporter defect) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues and a reduced blood sugar level. The condition is characterized primarily by an increas...more »
    368. Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
     Genetic disease causing multiple benign tumors...more »
    369. Wagener syndrome
     A disorder involving the association of hypertension, arteriosclerosis, thickened heart muscle and severe neuroretinitis....more »
    370. Wegener's granulomatosis
     A rare disease involving blood vessel inflammation which can affect the blood flow to various tissues and organs and hence cause damage. The respiratory system and the kidneys are the main systems affected....more »
    371. Werner syndrome
     A form of premature aging where sufferers start aging during adolescence or soon after and appear old by the time they reach their 30's or 40's. Milder forms of the condition may also occur....more »
    372. Williams Syndrome
     A syndrome characterised by mental retardation, facial abnormalities and emotional instability...more »
    373. Wilms' tumor
     A malignant kidney tumor that occurs in children....more »
    374. Wolfram's disease
     A condition that is inherited and consists of multiple symptoms...more »
    375. Wolman disease
     A rare inherited lipid storage disease. The condition usually results in death early in life....more »
    376. Woodhouse Sakati syndrome
     A condition which consists of numerous symptoms such as diabetes, hypogonadism, deafness and mental retardation...more »

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