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    1. 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...read more »
    2. 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...read more »
    3. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....read more »
    4. 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...read more »
    5. 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...read more »
    6. 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...read more »
    7. 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...read more »
    8. 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...read more »
    9. 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...read more »
    10. 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...read more »

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Results: 533 causes of Kidney failure OR Swollen neck lymph nodes

    1. AIDS-Associated Nephropathy
     Kidney disease associated with AIDS....more »
    2. AIDS-Related Complex
     Patients with only mild symptoms of HIV infections....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. Accelerated hypertension
     Accelerated hypertension is a condition characterized by a rapid increase in blood pressure. The condition is a medical emergency which can cause organ damage if not treated promptly....more »
    5. Acetaminophen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Acetaminophen 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 o...more »
    6. Acne
     Pimples and blackheads on the face and skin....more »
    7. Acrorenal syndrome
     A rare lethal syndrome characterized limb anomalies and kidney malformations....more »
    8. 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 »
    9. Acute basophilic leukaemia
     A rare type of acute myeloid leukemia characterized by the presence of abnormal basophils....more »
    10. 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 »
    11. 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 »
    12. Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
     A rare complication of pregnancy that can occur in the second half of the pregnancy. It is characterized by excessive fatty deposits in the liver which can be fatal without prompt diagnosis and treatment which involves delivering the baby as soon as possi...more »
    13. 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 »
    14. 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 »
    15. 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 »
    16. 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 »
    17. 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 »
    18. Acute pharyngitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction of the pharynx...more »
    19. Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome
     The association of a sudden kidney disorder with eye inflammation. Autoimmune processes are believed to be involved....more »
    20. Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder where an enzyme (2, 8-dihydroxyadenine) deficiency results in urinary tract stone formation....more »
    21. 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 »
    22. Adult-onset Renal Failure
     A progressive kidney disease characterized by the presence of high blood pressure....more »
    23. Aggressive NK-cell leukaemia
     An aggressive form of blood cancer involving the rapid proliferation of natural killer (NK) cells....more »
    24. 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 »
    25. Al Gazali-Khidr-Prem Chandran
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, eye problems and an unusual cherubic facial appearance....more »
    26. Allopurinol hypersensitivity syndrome
     An immune reaction to the ingestion of a drug called allopurinol. It is a potentially fatal disorder....more »
    27. Alport syndrome -- mental retardation -- midface hypoplasia -- elliptocytosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of Alport syndrome, mental retardation, underdeveloped midface and a blood abnormality (elliptocytosis). Alport syndrome is an inherited condition involving progressive kidney damage and hearing loss....more »
    28. Alport syndrome with leukocyte inclusions and macrothrombocytopenia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of large blood platelets, kidney inflammation, deafness and abnormal leukocytes. End-stage kidney disease occurs in about a third of patients and tends to occur during the 3rd and 4th decades of life....more »
    29. Alport syndrome, dominant type
     A rare syndrome characterized by kidney problems and hearing loss. The condition is inherited as a dominant trait....more »
    30. Alport syndrome, recessive type
     A rare syndrome characterized by kidney problems and hearing loss. The condition is inherited as a recessive trait....more »
    31. Alsing syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney problems, skeletal abnormalities and a hole in the coloboma of the eye....more »
    32. Alstrom disease
     A rage genetic disorder involving a group of abnormalities affecting vision, hearing, kidney function and also characterized by obesity and diabetes mellitus....more »
    33. Alström Syndrome
     A progressive condition which is characterized by deafness, obesity and visual problems in childhood that may lead to diabetes and kidney failure in adulthood...more »
    34. Amelogenesis Imperfeca, Hypoplastic, and Nephrocalcinosis
     A rare disorder involving abnormal tooth development and kidney problems....more »
    35. Amyloidosis, Inherited
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the inherited form, the type of amyloid involved is usually a plasma protein called transthyretin. The m...more »
    36. 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 »
    37. Analgesic nephropathy syndrome
     Kidney damage caused by excessive use of pain-killing drugs. Aspirin and phenacetin mixtures are the most common causes....more »
    38. Analgesic syndrome
     The use of large quantities of pain-killer drugs can sometimes cause serious kidney damage as well as various other problems....more »
    39. Angiofollicular lymph hyperplasia
     A rare disorder of the lymph system characterized by the development of benign tumors in lymph tissue anywhere in the body....more »
    40. Angiomyolipoma
     A rare, benign growth that usually occurs in the kidney. It is usually asymptomatic unless it becomes large or starts bleeding. It is usually associated with tuberous sclerosis....more »
    41. 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 »
    42. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    43. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....more »
    44. Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody-mediated disease
     A kidney disorder involving varying degrees of kidney impairment. Severe cases lead to kidney failure whereas mild cases have normal kidney function....more »
    45. 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 »
    46. Arachnidism
     Poisoning from a spider bite....more »
    47. 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 »
    48. Arthrogryposis due to muscular dystrophy
     A rare disorder where a non-progressive muscle disease results in the presence of multiple joint contractures at birth....more »
    49. 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 »
    50. Atherosclerosis, premature -- deafness -- diabetes mellitus -- photomyoclonus -- nephropathy -- degenerative neurologic disease
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, diabetes, epilepsy, kidney disease and premature hardening of the arteries....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 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 »
    53. Autoimmune diseases
     A group of disorders in which the primary cause is the an inflammatory reaction caused by the body's own immune system attacking tissues...more »
    54. Babesiosis
     A parastic infection by a particular protozoa (Babesia) which is transmitted through tick bites. The disease produces symptoms similar to malaria....more »
    55. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    56. Barakat syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by deafness, kidney disease and insufficiency parathyroid hormone production....more »
    57. 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 »
    58. Bartter Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder of kidney metabolism characterized by reduced blood acidity and low potassium levels....more »
    59. Bartter Syndrome type 4
     Bartter syndrome is a rare disorder where abnormal kidney metabolism results in low blood acidity an potassium levels. Type 4 also involves sensorineural deafness....more »
    60. Bartter Syndrome type 4A
     Bartter syndrome is a rare disorder where abnormal kidney metabolism results in low blood acidity an potassium levels. Type 4A also involves sensorineural deafness....more »
    61. Bartter Syndrome type 4B
     Bartter syndrome is a rare disorder where abnormal kidney metabolism results in low blood acidity an potassium levels. Type 4B also involves sensorineural deafness....more »
    62. Bartter's syndrome, antenatal type 1
     A rare genetic kidney disorder that causes hypokalemia. A defect in the NKCC2 gene impairs the functioning of the Na-Cl cotransporter and leads to electrolyte imbalance. The rate of death is high prior to diagnosis....more »
    63. Bartters syndrome, antenatal , type 2
     A rare genetic kidney disorder that causes hypokalemia. A defect in the ROMK gene impairs the ATP-regulated potassium channel functioning and leads to electrolyte imbalance....more »
    64. Bernheim's syndrome
     Reduced size of right heart ventricle due to enlargement of the left ventricle which encroaches on the space in the right ventricle. Blood flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle is obstructed....more »
    65. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    66. Blue Diaper Syndrome
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by vision problems, bluish urine, fever and digestive anomalies....more »
    67. Body skin hyperlaxity due to vitamin K-dependent coagulation factor deficiency
     A rare inherited connective tissue disorder caused by a deficiency of a blood coagulation factor....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. Brown Recluse spider poisoning
     The Brown Recluse spider is poisonous and is found mainly in southern and central areas of the US....more »
    70. Brown snake poisoning
     The Brown snake is a poisonous Australian snake. They are considered one of the most venomous snakes in the world and their bite can result in death without prompt medical attention. The snake venom contains toxins which affect the blood and nerve systems...more »
    71. 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 »
    72. Burnett's milk drinker's syndrome
     Burnett's milk drinker's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid rem...more »
    73. Burnett's syndrome
     Burnett's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vit...more »
    74. Burns
     Injury from burns and scalds....more »
    75. Buttiens-Fryns syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a small jaw, small mouth and defects involving the hands and feet....more »
    76. Bywaters' syndrome
     A trauma or accident involving the crushing of soft tissues and associated symptoms. Severe cases can result in death....more »
    77. Cancer
     Abnormal overgrowth of body cells....more »
    78. Carnevale-Canun-Mendoza syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by loss of bone tissue in the wrists and ankles as well as kidney problems....more »
    79. 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 »
    80. Cerebro oculo skeleto renal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by brain, eye, skeletal and kidney abnormalities....more »
    81. Cerebrorenodigital syndrome
     A rare group of syndromes characterized mainly by brain, kidney, finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    82. Chemical poisoning -- 1,4-Dioxane
     1,4-Dioxane is a chemical used mainly as a reagent in laboratries and as a solvent in chemical processing. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    83. Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum
     Aluminum is a chemical used mainly for metallurgical purposes and can be found in packaging, electrical parts, vehicles, cooking utensils, construction materials and building components. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    84. Chemical poisoning -- Aniline
     Aniline is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of perfumes, varnishes, resins, dyes, paint removers, herbicides, fungicides, explosives, solvents and photographic chemicals. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    85. Chemical poisoning -- Anti-rust products
     Anti-rust products contain various chemicals which are toxic if ingested. The ingested chemicals can continue to cause damage to the organs and gastrointestinal lining for weeks after the ingestion and severe cases can result in death. The type and severi...more »
    86. Chemical poisoning -- Arsine
     Arsine is a chemical used in the making of semiconductors and in the metal refining industry. It is considered a possible chemical agent in chemical warfare. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    87. Chemical poisoning -- Borates
     Borate is a chemical used in a wide variety of products - herbicides, paints, insecticides, rodenticides and various personal products such as skin creams, toothpastes and powders. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. ...more »
    88. Chemical poisoning -- Bromates
     Bromate is a chemical used mainly in perming solution neutralizers and in small amounts as a bread preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    89. Chemical poisoning -- Camphor
     Camphor is a chemical used mainly in moth repellents, pharmaceuticals (preservative) cosmetics, explosives, varnishes and various therapeutic applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    90. Chemical poisoning -- Cresols
     Cresols are a group of chemicals that occur naturally in mammals and various plants. It is also manufactured and used in the production of disinfectants, deodorizers and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    91. Chemical poisoning -- Cresylic acid
     Cresylic acids are a group of chemicals that are used as solvents and in the manufacture of various products such as deodorants, disinfectants, pesticides, glues, paints, herbicides, pharmaceuticals as well as others. Ingestion and other exposures to the ...more »
    92. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether
     Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether is a chemical used in a variety of applications: cleaning agents, solvent, manufacture of dyes, rubber, soap and printing products . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    93. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrocresol
     Dinitrocresol is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide and fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    94. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol
     Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    95. Chemical poisoning -- Methanol
     Methanol is a chemical used mainly in fuel, paint removers, solvent, antifreeze and in the production process of many other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    96. Chemical poisoning -- Polyethylene Glycol -- Low Molecular Weight
     Low molecular weight polyethylene glycol is a chemical used mainly in hair products, cosmetics, topical medications and in Lava lamps. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    97. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrimidifen
     Pyrimidifen is a chemical used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    98. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene
     Toluene is a chemical used mainly in pesticides, degreasers, glues and pain removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    99. Chemical poisoning -- Triethylene Glycol
     Triethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in brake fluid. 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 »
    100. Chemical poisoning -- Uranium
     Uranium is an element used mainly in commercial nuclear power plants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    101. Chemical poisoning -- White Phosphorus
     White Phosphorus is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, water treatment, rodenticides and insecticides (for cockroaches). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    102. Cholera
     An acute bacterial disease transmitted through food or water contaminated with human faeces. The intestinal infection is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae....more »
    103. Cholestatic jaundice -renal tubular insufficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized by liver and kidney problems....more »
    104. 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 »
    105. 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 »
    106. 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 »
    107. 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 »
    108. 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 »
    109. 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 »
    110. 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 »
    111. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils....more »
    112. 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 »
    113. Chronic interstitial nephritis
    114. Chronic leukemia
     Leukemia in which the cell line is well differentiated, usually B lymphocytes....more »
    115. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    116. 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 »
    117. Chronic pyelonephritis
     Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure....more »
    118. Ciprofloxacin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ciprofloxacin (a fluoroquinolone antibiotic) 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 »
    119. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    120. 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 »
    121. Cocaine overdose
     Cocaine is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    122. Coenzyme Q 10 (CoQ10), deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by the deficiency of Coenzyme Q 10. The range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    123. Colchicine poisoning
     Ingestion of toxic quantities of colchicines. Colchicine is primarily used as a medicinal theapy for conditions such as gout and familial Mediterranean fever, scleroderma, secondary amyloidosis and pericarditis. The chemical is a natural chemical found in...more »
    124. 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 »
    125. Congenital chloride diarrhea
     A rare birth disorder where the intestines don't absorb electrolytes properly (especially chloride) which leads to electrolyte imbalance which is potentially fatal if untreated. Symptoms often start while the infant is still inside the womb....more »
    126. Congenital hepatic fibrosis
     A rare inherited birth disorder characterized by fibrosis (scarring) of the liver which affects its ability to function. The severity of the condition is variable with some patients being symptomatic during infancy while others may be asymptomatic for mos...more »
    127. Conorenal Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized mainly by kidney failure, abnormal bone development (cone-shaped epiphyses), eye problems and ataxia....more »
    128. Cope's syndrome
     Cope's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vitamin D intake can make the condition worse. T...more »
    129. Copper poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to copper....more »
    130. Cortes-Lacassie syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by nail, hair and teeth abnormalities, malformed hands and feet and seizures. The disorder has only been reported in one cause which resulted in death at 31 months...more »
    131. 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 »
    132. 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 »
    133. 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 »
    134. Cystitis
     Bladder infection or inflammation...more »
    135. Cytomegalovirus
     A easily transmissible viral infection that is common but generally causes no symptoms except in infants and people with weakened immune systems....more »
    136. D-minus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D-HUS) -- familial
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure. The familial type is not associated with diarrhea and is inherited. Autosomal recessive cases usually start early in life whereas autosomal dominant cases can occur a...more »
    137. D-minus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D-HUS) -- pregnancy related
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure. This type is not associated with diarrhea and is triggered by pregnancy....more »
    138. Dahlberg syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hypoparathyroidism, nephropathy, congenital lymphedema, mitral valve prolapse and short end bones in fingers and toes....more »
    139. Danubian endemic familial nephropathy
     A form of slow-progressing kidney disease that occurs in a particular geographic area which includes countries such as Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and Romania. The condition can remain asymptomatic for many years until serious kidney damage has occurred....more »
    140. Darvocet overdose
     Darvocet is a prescription drug mainly used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    141. 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 »
    142. Deafness-mental retardation, Martin-Probst type
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by deafness and mental retardation....more »
    143. Death Angel poisoning
     The Death Angel is a poisonous white, long-stemmed mushroom found mainly in the US....more »
    144. Dehydration
     Loss of fluids in the body...more »
    145. Del(1) (23-q25)
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm (23q-q25) of chromosome one is missing....more »
    146. Delayed Viral Syndromes
     Syndromes caused by viral infections that are delayed in there appearance...more »
    147. Dent syndrome
     A rare X-linked inherited kidney disorder involving kidney tubule damage resulting in progressive kidney dysfunction....more »
    148. Dent's disease
     A rare kidney disease inherited in a X-linked manner. It involves kidney tubule damage which results in progressive kidney dysfunction. There are two types of Dent's disease and they differ in the origin of the genetic defect....more »
    149. Dental conditions
     Conditions that affect ones dentition...more »
    150. 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 »
    151. Diabetic Nephropathy
     Kidney disease from diabetic blood sugars....more »
    152. 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 »
    153. Diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple capillary hemangiomas as well as other abnormalities....more »
    154. 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 »
    155. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    156. Dolobid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dolobid (an NSAID 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 by the leve...more »
    157. E-coli food poisoning
     Type of bacterial food poisoning...more »
    158. Eating disorders
     Various mental disorders impairing normal eating or appetite....more »
    159. 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 »
    160. Ecstasy overdose
     Ectsasy is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    161. Edwards-Patton-Dilly syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, kidney disease and increased parathyroid activity....more »
    162. Elapid poisoning
     Sea snakes, Kraits and cobras are from the Elapid group of snakes. The toxicity of the venom varies depending on the species. The venom is usually toxic to the nerves or heart. Early symptoms such as drowsiness can occur within 30 minutes with more severe...more »
    163. 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 »
    164. Elephant's-ear poisoning
     The Elephant's ear is a common garden plant which has large, heart-shaped leaves on long stalks. The plant contains calcium oxalate and saphotoxin which can cause poisoning if eaten and irritation upon contact with skin or eyes. The toxins are quite poiso...more »
    165. Enalapril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Enalapril (an ACE inhibitor) 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 »
    166. Epidemic typhus
     An infectious disease caused by Rickettsia prowazekii and transmitted by body lice. The severity of the illness may range from moderate to fatal....more »
    167. Epiglotitis
     Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat...more »
    168. Epstein's Syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by the association of kidney disease, deafness and a blood disorder....more »
    169. Epstein-Barr virus
     Common virus causing mononucleosis...more »
    170. Esophageal carcinoma
     A cancer of the esophagus....more »
    171. Esophagus Cancer
     Cancer of the esophagus in the throat....more »
    172. Etodolac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Etodolac (used mainly for arthritis) 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 affecte...more »
    173. Eugenol oil poisoning
     Eugenol oil is used as a supplement or as a therapeutic ingredient in various medications and foods but excessive doses of undiluted oil can cause symptoms. Smoking undiluted cloves in cigarettes can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms ...more »
    174. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...more »
    175. Fechtner syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of large blood platelets, kidney inflammation, deafness and abnormal leukocytes....more »
    176. Feigenbaum-Bergeron-Richardson syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, diabetes, epilepsy, kidney disease and premature hardening of the arteries....more »
    177. Fetal indomethacin syndrome
     Fetal exposure to indomethacin which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The drug can pass through the placenta from the mother to the baby and cause various problems depending on what stage of development the fetus is at....more »
    178. Finnish nephrosis syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder where the kidney's ability to filter is defective and results in excessive protein in the urine, failure to thrive and malnutrition....more »
    179. 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 »
    180. Flucytosine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flucytosine (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 by...more »
    181. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
     A rare kidney disorder involving scarring of parts of the kidney filtering system which affects kidney function. It usually occurs for no apparent reason but can result from kidney damage caused by illicit drug use, certain viral infections and HIV....more »
    182. 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 »
    183. Frasier syndrome
     A rare syndrome involving kidney disease and male pseudohermaphrodism (genetic male with some female sex organs). Kidney failure can occur as early as adolescence....more »
    184. Froster-Iskenius-Waterson syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by multiple joint contractures at birth, hyperthermia and twisting of neck muscles....more »
    185. Gentamicin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Gentamicin (an antibiotic) 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 l...more »
    186. 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 »
    187. Glomerular Disease
     Condition affecting the glomerules in the kidney....more »
    188. Glomerulonephritis -- sparse hair -- telangiectases
     A rare syndrome characterized by sparse hair, kidney disease and enlarged skin blood vessels (telangiectasia)....more »
    189. 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 »
    190. Glomerulopathy with fibronectin deposits
     An inherited form of kidney disease....more »
    191. Glomerulosclerosis
     A condition which results in the fibrosis and scarring of the renal glomeruli...more »
    192. Glory lily poisoning
     The glory lily is a type of vine which bears unusual yellow and red flowers. It is often used as an indoor and outdoor ornamental plant. The plant contains various chemicals that can cause serious symptoms if eaten. The roots are the most toxic part of th...more »
    193. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare enzyme abnormality involving a deficiency of the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase which causes premature destruction of red blood cells. The excessive destruction of red blood cells can be triggered by certain infections or drugs or by eating fava...more »
    194. Goldberg syndrome
     A rare lysosomal storage disorder characterized by an enzyme deficiency (neuraminidase and beta-galactosidase) which results in a build-up of glycoproteins in the urine. There are three main subtypes: infantile, juvenile and adult forms. The early infanti...more »
    195. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    196. Goodpasture's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage with circulating antibodies against basement membranes....more »
    197. Gum disorders
     Any disorder the affects the gums of the human mouth...more »
    198. HIV like lymphadenopathy
     Painless lymphadenopathy....more »
    199. 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 »
    200. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    201. Hantavirosis
     Infection by hantavirus which is a virus from the family Bunyaviridae. Infection generally causes severe febrile illness which can involve bleeding, shock and even death in some cases. The disease is transmitted by infected rodents....more »
    202. 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 »
    203. 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 »
    204. 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 »
    205. 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 »
    206. 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 »
    207. 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 »
    208. 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 »
    209. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood...more »
    210. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
     A blood disorder triggered by the use of the drug called heparin which is an anticoagulant. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    211. Hepatic veno-occlusive disease -- immunodeficiency
     A rare form of liver disease involving the blockage of veins in the liver due to thickening of the blood vessel walls as well as immunodeficiency. The disease may be caused by a variety of factors including bone marrow transplant and genetic defects....more »
    212. Hepatitis
     Any type of liver inflammation or infection....more »
    213. Hepatitis B
     Viral liver infection spread by sex or body fluids....more »
    214. Hepatorenal Syndrome
     A condition the occurs as a result of severe liver disease....more »
    215. 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 »
    216. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Pennyroyal Oil
     Pennyroyal Oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat delayed menstruation and as an insect repellent. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    217. Herbal Agent overdose -- Ajuga Nipponensis Makino
     Ajuga Nipponensis Makino can be used as a herbal agent used to control inflammation and coughing, to support liver function and is also used as a diuretic. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as cyasterone and ajugasterone and the ingestion of excess...more »
    218. Herbal Agent overdose -- Autumn Crocus
     Autumn crocus can be used as a herbal agent to treat gout and rheumatoid conditions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as colchicine and the ingestion of excessive amounts of this can result in symptoms. Severe overdose can result in death and chro...more »
    219. Herbal Agent overdose -- Cleistanthus Collinus
     Cleistanthus collinus can be used as a herbal agent which is very toxic and has been used to commit suicide or murder. The herbal agent contains toxic chemicals such as dyphyllin, collinusin and glycosides....more »
    220. 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 »
    221. High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
    222. Hinman syndrome
     A bladder condition where the bladder is emptied infrequently due to voiding problems. During voiding, the sphincter muscle is contracted which obstructs the outflow of the urine which can cause enlarged urinary tract and even kidney failure in severe cas...more »
    223. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    224. Holoprosencephaly -- caudal dysgenesis
     A very rare syndrome where the tailbone and the portion above the tailbone (coccyx and sacrum) fail to develop. The brain also fails to divide into two lobes resulting in a single-lobed brain...more »
    225. Human carcinogen -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the nature (e.g. inhalation, ingestion, skin contact), duration and level of exposure....more »
    226. Human carcinogen -- Phenacetin
     Phenacetin (a drug) is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    227. 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 »
    228. Hydronephrosis with Peculiar Facies
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by an unusual face and abnormalities in organs involved with urination....more »
    229. 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 »
    230. 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 »
    231. 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 »
    232. 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 »
    233. Hyperkalemic Renal Tubular Acidosis
     A condition characterized by the inability of the kidneys to excrete acidic urine as well as an accumulation of potassium in the body...more »
    234. Hyperparathyroidism
     Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands....more »
    235. Hypertension
     High blood pressure...more »
    236. 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 »
    237. 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 »
    238. Hypopituitarism -- micropenis -- cleft lip palate
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by low pituitary hormone level, small penis and a cleft lip and palate....more »
    239. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
     A rare condition where an infant is born with an underdeveloped left side of the heart which prevents the heart from pumping oxygenated blood efficiently to various parts of the body....more »
    240. Ibuprofen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ibuprofen 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 »
    241. 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 »
    242. 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 »
    243. 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 »
    244. Immunotactoid glomerulonephritis
     Immunotactoid glomerulonephritis is a rare, poorly understood kidney disease which can cause slow-progressing kidney failure. It is characterized by the deposit of immune complexes in the kidneys which affects kidney functioning. The kidney condition may ...more »
    245. Impetigo
     Contagious skin rash from bacteria...more »
    246. Inborn amino acid metabolism disorder
     A group of inherited disorders where the body is not able to metabolize amino acids consumed in the diet. Amino acids are a part of carbohydrates, fats and proteins and are metabolized in order to provide energy or to make other needed compounds. There ar...more »
    247. Indomethacin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Indomethacin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposu...more »
    248. Infantile hypophosphatasia
     An inherited bone disorder due to an inborn error of metabolism characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphate. The condition becomes noticeably during infancy and involves a period of normal development (about 6 months) followed by deterioration due...more »
    249. Infundibulopelvic stenosis multicystic kidney
     A developemental disorder of the kidney where a part of the kidney structures are too narrow as well as the development of cystic kidneys. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    250. Interstitial nephritis
     A condition which is characterized by disease of the renal interstitial tissue...more »
    251. Inverted smile -- occult nephropathic bladder
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by an unusual face and abnormalities in organs involved with urination....more »
    252. Jaundice
     Bile or liver problem causing yellowness....more »
    253. Jeune syndrome -- situs inversus
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short-limbed dwarfism, small chest, abnormally placed internal organs and various other abnormalities....more »
    254. Juvenile gout
     Gout that occurs in children as a result of kidney disease caused by a genetic defect....more »
    255. 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 »
    256. Juvenile nephronophthisis
     A rare inherited kidney disorder characterized by formation of cysts inside the kidney, kidney fibrosis and tubular atrophy which leads to progressive kidney failure....more »
    257. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    258. Ketorolac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ketorolac 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 »
    259. Kidney conditions
     Any condition affecting the kidney organs....more »
    260. Kidney disease-Induced Hypertension
     High blood pressure that results from kidney disease. Kidney diseases can cause changes to the rennin-aldosterone system which can result in high blood pressure by affecting the amount of water and salt retained within the body....more »
    261. Kidney stones
     Kidney stones are solid deposits of salts (e.g calcium) from the urine. These deposits can impair the passage of urine that has the potential to result in infection and kidney damage or failure in severe cases....more »
    262. Kikuchi disease
     A rare lymph node disorder which is not cancerous but causes large, inflamed lymph nodes....more »
    263. Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease
    264. Kimura disease
     A rare inflammatory disorder involving the development of clusters of nodules on the head and neck area. Kidney symptoms also usually occur....more »
    265. Lactate dehydrogenase deficiency type A
     A rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency (Lactate dehydrogenase type A) affects the conversion of carbohydrates to energy....more »
    266. Langer-Nishino-Yamaguchi syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by deformed forearms and lower legs, cloudy corneas and enlarged kidneys. In the reported case, death occurred in the newborn period from kidney and heart failure....more »
    267. Larynx Cancer
     Cancer of the voice box or nearby areas....more »
    268. Lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, LCAT
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by an enzyme deficiency (lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase) which impairs the breakdown of lipoproteins which then builds up and causes damage to tissues. The condition is characterized by corneal disorders, anemia...more »
    269. 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 »
    270. 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 »
    271. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    272. Leukemia, B-cell, chronic
     A slow growing cancer of the immune system involving proliferation of B-cells....more »
    273. 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 »
    274. 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 »
    275. 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 »
    276. 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 »
    277. 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 »
    278. Leukemia, T-cell, chronic
     Cancer of blood cells called T-cells which form part of the immune system....more »
    279. 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 »
    280. Lipoprotein glomerulopathy
     A rare form of kidney disease which causes proteinuria and progressive kidney failure....more »
    281. Liposarcoma
     A form of malignant mesenchymal tumour usually occurring in the thigh...more »
    282. Listeriosis
     Bacterial food poisoning...more »
    283. Lithium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lithium 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 »
    284. Lithium poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lithium....more »
    285. Liver failure
     Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual....more »
    286. Liver vein outflow obstruction
     Budd-Chiari syndrome is the clinical picture caused by occlusion of the hepatic veins. It presents with the classical triad of abdominal pain, ascites and hepatomegaly....more »
    287. 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 »
    288. Lodine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lodine (used mainly for arthritis) 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 »
    289. Lubarsch-Pick syndrome
     A rare disorder involving abnormal amyloid deposits in various parts of the body - heart, skin, muscles, stomach and intestines....more »
    290. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    291. Lymph node neoplasm
     Lymph node tumor....more »
    292. 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 »
    293. 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 »
    294. Lymphocytic leukemia
     A condition characterized by the proliferation of lymphoid tissues...more »
    295. 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 »
    296. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    297. 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 »
    298. 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 »
    299. 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 »
    300. 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 »
    301. 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 »
    302. 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 »
    303. 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 »
    304. 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 »
    305. 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 »
    306. Malaria
     A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites....more »
    307. Malignant Buotonneuse fever
     A serious complication of Buotonneuse fever that tends to occur mainly in patients who are old or have other conditions such as heart disease....more »
    308. Malignant hypertension
     Malignant hypertension is a condition characterized by very high blood pressure and swelling of the optic nerve. This type of hypertension is more common in people with kidney problems such as narrowed kidney blood vessels. The condition is a medical emer...more »
    309. 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 »
    310. Mayapple poisoning
     The Mayapple is a small flowering plant which is often found growing naturally. It bears small single flowers and apple-like fruit which turns yellow when ripe. The unripe fruit and leaves contain a chemical called podophyllin which can cause poisoning if...more »
    311. Medullary cystic kidney disease
     A rare genetic kidney disease involving the development of cyst in the kidney which causes problems with kidney function....more »
    312. Medullary cystic kidney disease, autosomal recessive
     A genetic kidney disease which causes kidney failure in children, usually during adolescence....more »
    313. Medullary cystic kidney disease, dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    314. Meier-Blumberg-Imahorn syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by high urine calcium level and eye problems....more »
    315. 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 »
    316. Meningococcal disease
     Dangerous bacterial infection causing meningitis or bacteremia....more »
    317. Meretoja syndrome
     A form of familial amyloid polyneuropathy characterized by deposits of a substance called amyloid in the skin on the face as well as the facial nerves which can cause symptoms such as weak facial muscles....more »
    318. 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 »
    319. Metastatic cancer
     Any cancer that has spread to other parts of the body....more »
    320. 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 »
    321. 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 »
    322. Microcephaly -- glomerulonephritis -- Marfanoid habitus
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, kidney disorder and a and a tall, slight build....more »
    323. Milk poisoning
     Milk poisoning is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vitamin D intake can make the condition worse. Th...more »
    324. Milk-Alkali syndrome
     Milk-Alkali syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High v...more »
    325. Mononucleosis
     Common infectious virus....more »
    326. Mouth cancer
     Any cancer that occurs in the mouth...more »
    327. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
     A rare condition characterized by the proliferation of histiocytes (immune cells) which causes destructive arthritis and skin nodules....more »
    328. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    329. Mycobacterium bovis
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    330. Mycobacterium kansasii
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    331. Mycobacterium scrofulaceum
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    332. 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 »
    333. Myoglobinuria
     Myoglobin (muscle protein) in the urine. It is often caused by destruction of muscle tissue for a variety of reasons such as certain drugs, metabolic abnormalities and trauma....more »
    334. Myoglobinuria recurrent
     Recurring episodes of high urine myoglobin levels due to muscle destruction. The episodes are triggered by prolong exercise or infection....more »
    335. Myoglobinuria, dominant form
     A dominantly inherited condition which causes high levels of myoglobin in the urine due to destruction of muscle tissue. Episodes of muscle destruction was usually preceded by fever, virus, alcohol us end excessive exercise....more »
    336. Nail-Patella Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by small or absent kneecap and ridged and/or absent nails as well as other abnormalities...more »
    337. Naked brimcap poisoning
     Naked brimcap is a brown mushroom which becomes slimy when wet and is covered in thin hairs. The mushroom is often found growing in the wild in the US. This mushroom is poisonous and can lead to death if sufficient quantities are eaten. They are considere...more »
    338. Naproxen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Naproxen 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 »
    339. 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 »
    340. Nasopharyngitis
     Nasopharyngitis is a contagious, viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system, primarily.It is the most common infectious disease in humans...more »
    341. Nasopharynx cancer
     A condition which is characterized a malignancy located in the nasopharynx...more »
    342. Nephritis, Familial, without Deafness or Ocular Defect
     A progressive kidney disease characterized by the presence of high blood pressure....more »
    343. 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 »
    344. Nephrolithiasis type 1
     A rare X-linked inherited kidney disorder involving kidney tubule damage resulting in progressive kidney dysfunction. The disorder is caused by a genetic mutation on chromosome Xp11.22....more »
    345. Nephrolithiasis type 2
     A rare X-linked inherited kidney disorder involving kidney tubule damage resulting in progressive kidney dysfunction. The disorder is caused by a genetic mutation on chromosome Xq26.1....more »
    346. Nephronophthisis -- hepatic fibrosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by progressive destruction of kidney tissue (nephronophthisis) which occurs from birth and results in kidney failure and liver fibrosis....more »
    347. Nephronophthisis 2
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during childhood. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the inversin gene....more »
    348. Nephronophthisis 3
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during adolescence. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 3 is caused by a defect in the NPHP3 gene....more »
    349. Nephronophthisis 4
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during adolescence. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 4 is caused by a defect in the NPHP4 gene....more »
    350. Nephronophthisis 7
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during adolescence. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 7 is caused by a defect in the GLIS2 gene....more »
    351. Nephronophthisis familial, adult -- spastic quadriparesis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive kidney destruction and spasticity and weakness of arms and legs....more »
    352. Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    353. Nephronophtisis familial, adult form -- spastic quadriparesia
     A rare familial condition characterized by kidney disease and spastic quadriparesis....more »
    354. Nephropathy familial with hyperuricemia
     A rare inherited kidney disease characterized by early onset of gout, kidney failure and high blood uric acid level and low urine uric acid level. The uric acid level abnormalities are due to the kidneys reduced ability to excrete it into the urine....more »
    355. Nephropathy, Familial
     A progressive kidney disease characterized by the presence of high blood pressure....more »
    356. Nephrosclerosis
     Hardening of the kidney. Is often caused by blood vessel disease such as atherosclerosis....more »
    357. 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 »
    358. Nephrotic syndrome ocular anomalies
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of particular eye anomalies with kidney disease. Kidney failure occurs before or soon after birth with death occurring within months of birth....more »
    359. Neuroaxonal dystrophy -- renal tubular acidosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle and kidney abnormalities....more »
    360. Neuroblastoma
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue....more »
    361. Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by insensitivity to pain and inability to sweat....more »
    362. 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 »
    363. 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 »
    364. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    365. 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 »
    366. Norfloxacin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Norfloxacin 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 »
    367. Norum disease
     A rare genetic disorder disorder involving abnormal lipid metabolism due to a deficiency of an enzyme called lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase. The condition causes high levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and phospholipids. The condition is not assoc...more »
    368. Obstructive Jaundice
     Condition where blockage of the flow of bile from the liver causes overspill of bile products into the blood and incomplete bile excretion from the body....more »
    369. Occupational Cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing Hodgkin's lymphoma....more »
    370. Occupational Cancer -- Pharynx cancer
     Occupational exposure to mustard gas can increase the risk of developing Pharynx cancer....more »
    371. Oculo skeletal renal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, skeletal and kidney problems....more »
    372. Oculorenocerebellar syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, kidney and brain abnormalities....more »
    373. Oligomeganephronic renal hypoplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized by abnormal development of the kidneys which results in early kidney failure....more »
    374. 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 »
    375. Optic nerve coloboma with renal disease
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney disease and a gap in the optic nerve which causes vision problems....more »
    376. Oropharyngeal cancer
     Oropharyngeal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the oropharynx. The oropharynx is the middle part of the pharynx (throat) behind the mouth, and includes the back one-third of the tongue, the soft palate, the side...more »
    377. Otitis
     Any type of ear inflammation or infection (otitis)...more »
    378. Oxalosis
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where excess oxalic acid forms crystals which make up urinary stones. In type I primary hyperoxaluria there is a deficiency of peroxisomal alanine-glyoxalate aminotransferase and type II involves a deficiency of the enz...more »
    379. Oxalosis, Type II
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where excess oxalic acid forms crystals which make up urinary stones. In type I primary hyperoxaluria there is a deficiency of the enzyme glyoxylate reductase/hydroxypyruvate reductase....more »
    380. Oxalosis, type I
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where excess oxalic acid forms crystals which make up urinary stones. In type I primary hyperoxaluria there is a deficiency of alanine-glyoxalate aminotransferase....more »
    381. 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 »
    382. 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 »
    383. 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 »
    384. Pancoast's syndrome
     Weakness and pain in the shoulder, arm and hand, caused by pressure on the nerves....more »
    385. Parathyroid Cancer
     A condition that is characterised by malignancy that affects the parathyroid...more »
    386. Pearson's anemia
     Pearson's anemia is a rare progressive condition characterized by abnormal pancreatic functioning and sideroblastic anemia. Diagnosis usually occurs within the first 7 years of life and death in infancy is common....more »
    387. Pelvic Cancer
     Any malignancy that is located in the anatomical location of the pelvis...more »
    388. Pelvis conditions
     Any condition that affects the pelvis...more »
    389. Penicillamine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Penicillamine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    390. Penis Cancer
     A cancerous lesion that occurs on the penis...more »
    391. Penis conditions
     Any condition that affects the penis...more »
    392. Pharyngitis
     Inflammation or infection of the larynx in the throat...more »
    393. 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 »
    394. Pharynx cancer
     A condition that is characterised by a malignant lesion located in the pharynx...more »
    395. Phenytoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phenytoin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    396. Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase superactivity
     A rare X-linked metabolic disorder caused by the excessive activity of a particular enzyme (Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase). The main manifestations are increased production of uric acid and purine nucleotide....more »
    397. Pinta
     An infectious skin disease caused by infection with the spirochete Treponema carateum which causes skin rash and discoloration....more »
    398. Piroxicam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Piroxicam 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 »
    399. 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 »
    400. Plant poisoning -- Conline
     Conline is a toxin found naturally in plants such as aloe vera, senna, rhubarb and Cascara buckthorn. The main symptoms are gastrointestinal which can range in severity depending on the amount consumed. Severe cases can result in kidney damage and gastroi...more »
    401. 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 »
    402. Plasmodium falciparum
     A protozoan that causes falciparum malaria...more »
    403. 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 »
    404. 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 »
    405. Polycystic kidney disease
     Genetic kidney disease causing kidney cysts....more »
    406. 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 »
    407. Portuguese type amyloidosis
     An inherited form of systemic amyloidosis which involves deposits of a substance called amyloid throughout various parts of the body....more »
    408. Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Mitomycin C
     Some evidence indicates that exposure to Mitomycin C (a chemotherapy drug) has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    409. Posterior valve, urethra
     A congenital defect where there is an abnormal membrane in the back of the male urethra which affects urine flow. The urine can flow back through the valve and cause problems for organs such as the urethra, bladder, ureters and even the kidneys. The sever...more »
    410. 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 »
    411. 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 »
    412. Primary hyperoxaluria type 1
     A rare inherited inborn metabolic disorder characterized by excessive amounts of oxalate in the urine and deposits of oxalate in the kidneys which leads to progressive kidney failure. There are two subtypes of Oxalosis, each with a different origin for th...more »
    413. Primary hyperoxaluria type 2
     A rare inherited inborn metabolic disorder characterized by excessive amounts of oxalate in the urine and deposits of oxalate in the kidneys which leads to progressive kidney failure. There are two subtypes of Oxalosis, each with a different origin for th...more »
    414. 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 »
    415. Primidone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Primidone 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 »
    416. Probable human carcinogen -- Cisplatin
     Cisplatin (a chemotherapy drug) is a substance deemed to be a probable carcinogen to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    417. Progressive nephropathy with hypertension, autosomal dominant
     A progressive kidney disease characterized by the presence of high blood pressure....more »
    418. Prolymphocytic leukemia
     A very rare type of leukemia involving a proliferation of immature white blood cells (prolymphocytes - T-cells)....more »
    419. Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis
     This is a condition that is characterised by a metabolic acidosis state caused by impairment of a persons renal function...more »
    420. 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 »
    421. Pyelonephritis
     Kidney and ureter infection usually bacterial from the bladder....more »
    422. Quinsy
     Tonsil abscess...more »
    423. RHYNS syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by eye, kidney and skeletal abnormalities as well as hypopituitarism....more »
    424. Rademacher disease
     A disorder characterized by reduced immunity and enlarged lymph nodes....more »
    425. Rambaud-Galian syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the progressive deposition of a substance called hyaline in blood vessels of the digestive tract and kidneys. Calcification of the brain is also present....more »
    426. 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 »
    427. Renal Artery Stenosis
     An abnormal narrowing of the renal artery which is the main artery the supplies the kidney....more »
    428. Renal Failure, Progressive, with Hypertension
     A progressive kidney disease characterized by the presence of high blood pressure....more »
    429. Renal Magnesium Wasting -- hypercalciuria -- nephrocalcinosis -- Ocular disorders
     A rare form of progressive kidney disease associated with eye problems....more »
    430. Renal Tubular Acidosis
     A rare disorder where the kidneys secrete too much hydrogen and don't reabsorb enough bicarbonate which can result in symptoms such as excessive blood acidity and loss of potassium....more »
    431. Renal hypomagnesemia -- hypercalciuria -- nephrocalcinosis
     A rare form of kidney disease which is progressive....more »
    432. Renal tubular acidosis, distal, type 4
     A rare disorder where the kidney tubules fail to remove acids from the blood and into the urine which results in high blood acidity. The disorder is caused by low levels of the aldosterone hormone or the kidneys inability to respond to the hormone....more »
    433. Renovascular stenosis
     Renal artery stenosis is a narrowing or blockage of the artery that supplies blood to the kidney....more »
    434. Respiratory diphtheria
     Lung infection from Diphtheria...more »
    435. Respiratory tract infections
    436. Retroperitoneal fibrosis
     A rare disorder involving the formation of a fibrous mass of tissue in the hollow space at the back of the abdomen. The mass can affect the flow of urine to the kidneys and may also affect other abdominal organs....more »
    437. Rhabdomyolysis
     Skeletal muscle injury or death, which releases muscle fibres into the blood....more »
    438. 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 »
    439. Rhinovirus
     A class of viruses commonly causing the common cold....more »
    440. Ritter syndrome
     A rare infantile skin disorder involving severe redness, inflammation, blistering and peeling of skin and mucous membranes which can result from a variety of infections, malignancies and drugs....more »
    441. 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 »
    442. 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 »
    443. Salcedo syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by kidney disease...more »
    444. 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 »
    445. Sarcoidosis
     Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs....more »
    446. Scarlet fever
     A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat....more »
    447. Schnitzler syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of chronic urticaria as well as a blood abnormality called macroglobulinemia....more »
    448. Scleroderma sine scleroderma
     A very rare condition where the organ involvement normally associated with scleroderma is present but there are none of the characteristic skin symptoms. The degree of organ involvement is variable....more »
    449. 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 »
    450. Sebaceous cyst
     Cyst producing sebum....more »
    451. 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 »
    452. Senior-Loken Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease....more »
    453. 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 »
    454. 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 »
    455. 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 »
    456. 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 »
    457. 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 »
    458. Serpentine fibula -- polycystic kidney syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by unusual s-shaped calf bone (fibula) as well as the development of numerous cysts in the kidneys....more »
    459. 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 »
    460. Sezary syndrome
     A rare type of lymphoma characterized by skin redness, leukemia and enlarged lymph nodes....more »
    461. 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 »
    462. Sickle Cell Anemia
     Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destr...more »
    463. Sideroblastic anaemia (generic term)
     A rare blood disorder where the bone marrow produces abnormal red blood cells. The anomaly may be caused by a genetic anomaly or may occur secondary to such things as blood cancer or use of certain drugs....more »
    464. Sinusitis
     Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses....more »
    465. Skin infection
     A condition which is characterized by an infection which occurs on the skin...more »
    466. 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 »
    467. Sore Throat
    468. Spleen neoplasm
     A tumor that originates in the spleen....more »
    469. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia -- nephritic syndrome
    470. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia -- nephrotic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by skeletal and immunity abnormalities. The immune defect leads to progressive kidney dysfunction which can ultimately cause death during the first decade....more »
    471. Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
     Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise...more »
    472. 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 »
    473. Stones
     The formation of consolidations that are stone like in nature...more »
    474. Strep throat
     Streptococcal bacterial throat infection....more »
    475. Streptomycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Streptomycin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposu...more »
    476. Striped Blister Beetle poisoning
     The striped blister beetle is native to many parts of America and Canada. Animals that accidentally eat the beetles can become quite ill and they can also cause symptoms in humans if accidentally ingested. The beetles contain toxic substances called canth...more »
    477. 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 »
    478. 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 »
    479. Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
     Onset of JRA with fevers and systemic symptoms...more »
    480. 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 »
    481. 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 »
    482. 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 »
    483. 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 »
    484. 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 »
    485. 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 »
    486. 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 »
    487. 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 »
    488. 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 »
    489. 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 »
    490. 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 »
    491. 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 »
    492. 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 »
    493. 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 »
    494. 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 »
    495. 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 »
    496. 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 »
    497. 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 »
    498. The Methylmalonic Acidemias
     A condition which is characterized by an excess of methylmalonic acid in the blood...more »
    499. 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 »
    500. Thromboembolism
     Lodgement of a blood clot causing blockage...more »
    501. 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 »
    502. Thyroid cancer
     Cancer of the thyroid gland....more »
    503. Thyroid cancer, anaplastic
     A thyroid gland cancer that is quite aggressive and metastasizes to other parts of the body....more »
    504. Tick bite
     When an individual is bitten by a tick...more »
    505. Tongue Cancer
     The majority of tongue cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. These arise from the lining that covers the muscles of the tongue...more »
    506. Tonsilitis
     Inflammation of the tonsils in the throat....more »
    507. Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic
     Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called ibotenic acid which causes anticholinergic symptoms. Ibotenic acid is converted to muscimol during digestion. The two toxins have opposing actions which results in initial excitation symptoms followed by a pr...more »
    508. Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine
     Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called gyromitrin which is converted to monomethylhydrazine after digestion. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Gyromitra, Helvella, Sarcosphaera and Peziza. Poisoning may occur from inhalin...more »
    509. Toxic mushrooms -- Renal toxic (orelline)
     Some mushrooms (Amanita smithiana) contain chemicals (allenic norleucine, chlorocrotyglycine) which can cause kidney damage....more »
    510. Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides
     Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called cyclopeptide which can cause primarily gastrointestinal symptoms if ingested. Most cases of mushroom poisoning in North America involve cyclopeptide-containing mushrooms. Mushroom species from this group incl...more »
    511. 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 »
    512. Tuberculosis
     Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung....more »
    513. Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis
     A rare disorder characterized by neurological degeneration and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    514. 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 »
    515. Upper Respiratory Infection
     Any type of infection of the upper respiratory tract...more »
    516. Urethral stricture
     Narrowing of the urethra...more »
    517. Urinary outflow obstruction
     Inability to micturate can be due to external, internal or neurogenic in nature....more »
    518. Urine retention
     Partial or total inability to excrete urine...more »
    519. Urofacial syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by an unusual face and abnormalities in organs involved with urination....more »
    520. Vaccinia
     A cowpox virus that was initially used for human smallpox vaccines....more »
    521. Vasculitis
     Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel...more »
    522. 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 »
    523. 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 »
    524. Vesicoureteral reflux
     Reverse flow of urine from bladder back into kidneys....more »
    525. Viral diseases
     Any disease that is caused by a virus...more »
    526. Virus associated hemophagocytic syndrome
     A fulminant condition characterised by viral infection causing multiple organ infiltrates of haemophagocytic histiocytes....more »
    527. Voltaren -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Voltaren (an NSAID 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 by the lev...more »
    528. 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 »
    529. Weil's syndrome
     Severe form of Leptospirosis...more »
    530. White Chameleon poisoning
     The white chameleon is a type of thistle found mainly in dry areas of the Mediterranean. The rhizomes contains chemicals which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. The plant is often mistaken for a wild artichoke. The root extract is sometimes used in a...more »
    531. X-linked sideroblastic anaemia
    532. X-linked sideroblastic anemia
     X-linked sideroblastic anemia is a rare inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal deposits of iron in the red blood cells which makes them unable to function properly. The body continues to absorb more iron from digesting food in order to try and...more »
    533. 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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