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Results: 1569 causes of Liver problems OR Peeling skin on hands and feet in children

    1. 3-alpha-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    2. 3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    3. 3-methylglutaconic aciduria, type 4
     A rare genetic disorder where the body's cells are unable to make sufficient energy resulting in an accumulation in the body of 3-methylglutaconic acid. Type 4 is characterized by symptoms which overlap type 1 and 3....more »
    4. 4-Alpha-hydroxyphenylpyruvate hydroxylase deficiency
     A very rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of a particular enzyme results in the urinary excretion of a chemical called hawkinsin. Symptoms start once the infant is weaned off breast milk....more »
    5. ACAD9 deficiency
     A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (acyl-CoA dehydrogenase-9). The symptoms are variable and are usually triggered by a viral infection or ingestion of aspirin which can trigger a Reye-like episode which can cause death....more »
    6. ALL-Down syndrome
     The presence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Down syndrome patients. These patients tend to have a poorer prognosis for the leukemia than patients without Down syndrome....more »
    7. AREDYLD
     A rare condition characterized by abnormalities of the extremities, teeth, hair, nail and kidney as well as lipoatrophic diabetes....more »
    8. ATR-X syndrome
     A rare X-linked disorder that affects males and is characterized by mental retardation and alpha thalassemia....more »
    9. Aagenaes syndrome
     A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems....more »
    10. Abdominal Cancer
     Growth of abnormal cells (tumour) affecting the organs in the abdominal cavity; may be due to primary growth of a tumour or spread from another tumour (metastases, secondary tumour)...more »
    11. Abdominal Neoplasms
     A tumor that occurs in the abdomen....more »
    12. Absence of septum pellucidum and septo-optic dysplasia
     A rare birth defect where a thin membrane in the middle of the brain is missing. This brain abnormality is never present on it's own but is a characteristic of septo-optic dysplasia where the patient also has optic disk abnormalities and pituitary deficie...more »
    13. 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 »
    14. Acetaminophen poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of a drug called acetaminophen....more »
    15. Achrestic anemia
     Achrestic anemia is a form of anemia similar to that caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency but it doesn't respond to treatment with Vitamin B12. The condition tends to progress slowly and can result in death if not treated. There are a variety of possible caus...more »
    16. Acidemia, methylmalonic
     An inborn error of metabolism where amino acids in the body aren't metabolized properly resulting in high levels of the acid throughout the body....more »
    17. Acinic cell carcinoma
     A usually slow-growing malignant tumor that that can occur in various parts of the body but is most often found in the pancreas, salivary glands, palate and upper lip. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the growth....more »
    18. Acorn poisoning
     Acorns contain tannic acid which affects the metabolism of proteins and causing serious symptoms if large amounts are consumed. The amount of tannin in the acorn varies amongst species - higher tannin content results in a more bitter tasting acorn....more »
    19. Acquired idiopathic sideroblastic anaemia
     A rare disorder where iron is transported into a developing blood cells but because it is unable to be used, it builds up within the cell and tends to stop it from developing into a fully functioning red blood cell. Thus anemia can occur despite adequate ...more »
    20. Acral dysostosis -- dyserythropoiesis
     A rare disorder characterized by hand and foot defects as well as a congenital form of anemia characterized by the production of abnormal red blood cells....more »
    21. Acrodynia
     Symptoms caused by chronic mercury poisoning in infants in children....more »
    22. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    23. Actinomycetales infection
     A bacterial infection from the order of Actinobacteria. The range of symptoms is variable depending on which bacteria from the order is involved....more »
    24. Acute Cholecystitis
     Acute inflammation of the gall bladder, usually due to obstruction by a gall stone...more »
    25. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- Triforine
     Triforine is an ingredient used in certain herbicides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a expos...more »
    26. 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 »
    27. Acute basophilic leukaemia
     A rare type of acute myeloid leukemia characterized by the presence of abnormal basophils....more »
    28. Acute biphenotypic leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia that has myeloid and lymphoid features....more »
    29. 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 »
    30. 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 »
    31. Acute leukaemia of ambiguous lineage
     A term used to describe a type of leukemia (a blood cancer) where the leukemic cells cannot be determined as myeloid or lymphoid or where both types of cells are present....more »
    32. Acute leukemia
     An acute condition which affects a cell line of the blood which shows little or no differentiation...more »
    33. 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 »
    34. 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 »
    35. 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 »
    36. 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 »
    37. 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 »
    38. Acute megacaryoblastic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. More specifically, it involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes)....more »
    39. Acute meningitis
     Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis...more »
    40. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 1
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of immature blood cells (blast cells)....more »
    41. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    42. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 3
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 3 involves the proliferation of promyelocytes....more »
    43. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 4
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 4 involves the rapid proliferation of myelocytes and monocytes....more »
    44. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 5
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 5 involves the rapid proliferation of monoblasts (immature precursors of monocytes) in particular....more »
    45. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 6
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 6 involves the proliferation of the immature precursors of red blood cells called erythroblasts....more »
    46. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 7
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 7 involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes) in particular....more »
    47. Acute myelocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of cells that normally develop into infection-fighting cells such as eosinophils, monocytes, basophils and neutrophils. The cancerous cells replace the normal bone marrow...more »
    48. Acute myelofibrosis
     A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement....more »
    49. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to alkylating agent
     The use of alkylating agents to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    50. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to topoisomerase type II inhibitor
     The use of topoisomerase type II inhibitors to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    51. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, therapy related
     Certain cancer therapies can result in the development of leukemia in some patients. These therapies includes topoisomerase type II inhibitors and alkylating agents....more »
    52. Acute myeloid leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    53. Acute myeloid leukemia, adult
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    54. Acute myelosclerosis
     A rare disorder where the bone marrow makes too many blood cells. The disease progresses rapidly with death usually occurring within 6 months of onset....more »
    55. Acute non lymphoblastic leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. It is one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults but can occur in children....more »
    56. Acute panmyelosis
     A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement. The disease often progresses rapidly and results in death....more »
    57. Acute vitamin A toxicity
     Acute ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms. Symptoms usually only last for a day or two....more »
    58. Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. The build-up of these fatty acids in the ...more »
    59. Addison-Gull syndrome
     A condition where scarring of the liver and bile ducts which results in chronic jaundice, enlarged spleen and liver and yellow skin plaques due to abnormal lipid metabolism....more »
    60. Adenoma, Islet Cell
     A pancreatic tumor which may be benign or malignant. Symptoms may vary depending on the location and size of the tumor as well as whether the tumor secretes hormones or not. For example, the tumor may block the biliary duct....more »
    61. Adhesive abuse
     Adhesive abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Adhesives include household glues, rubber ce...more »
    62. Adhesive addiction
     Adhesive addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse adhesives (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols ...more »
    63. Adrenal hemorrhage, neonatal
     Hemorrhage of the adrenal gland after birth. The severity of the disorder is varies from a small hemorrhage to damage to the whole adrenal gland. Sometimes the condition is discovered incidentally during ultrasounds for other reasons. The hemorrhage may o...more »
    64. Adrenoleukodystrophy
     A rare disorder which has characteristic symptoms of Addison disease (adrenocortical insufficiency) and Schilder disease (cerebral sclerosis). Bronze skin, brain sclerosis and demyelination are the main symptoms....more »
    65. Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form
     A rare inherited disorder involving the adrenal glands, testes and certain parts of the brain (white matter). It is a less severe form of leukodystrophy where an abnormality within the body cells prevents the metabolism of certain fats (long chain fatty a...more »
    66. 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 »
    67. Adult onset Still's disease
     A form of Still's disease that has a later onset and involves arthralgia or arthritis and a characteristic rash that often appears during periods of temperature increase....more »
    68. Adverse reaction to chemical -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies amongst patients....more »
    69. Aerosol abuse
     Aerosol abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Aerosols include air fresheners, hair spray, ...more »
    70. Aerosol addiction
     Aerosol addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse aerosol (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols are...more »
    71. Aflatoxicosis
     Poisoning from ingestion of aflatoxins....more »
    72. Aflatoxin B1 exposure
     Aflatoxin B1 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    73. Aflatoxin B1- Teratogenic Agent
     Reports indicate that the use of Aflatoxin B1 during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. The e...more »
    74. Aflatoxin B2 exposure
     Aflatoxin B2 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    75. Aflatoxin G1 exposure
     Aflatoxin G1 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    76. Aflatoxin G2 exposure
     Aflatoxin G2 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    77. Aflatoxin exposure
     Aflatoxins are toxins produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops befor...more »
    78. African Sleeping sickness
     Fly-borne African parasitic disease....more »
    79. Aggressive NK-cell leukaemia
     An aggressive form of blood cancer involving the rapid proliferation of natural killer (NK) cells....more »
    80. 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 »
    81. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 1
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome 3p21.3-p21.2....more »
    82. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 2
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 2 is caused by a defect on chromosome 13q14-q21....more »
    83. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 3
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 11q13.2....more »
    84. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 4
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 4 is caused by a defect on chromosome 19p13.13....more »
    85. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 5
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 5 is caused by a defect on chromosome 3p21.3-p21.2....more »
    86. Alagille Syndrome
     A genetic disorder affecting the liver and characterized by the absence of some or all of the liver bile ducts that transport bile within the liver....more »
    87. Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs...more »
    88. Alcohol-Induced Disorders
     Disorders caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The symptoms are variable depending on the disorder involved. Some of the disorders are: alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, alcohol intoxication delirium, alcohol...more »
    89. Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing syndrome
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can result in symptoms similar to a condition called Cushing's syndrome. When alcohol consumption is stopped, symptoms regress....more »
    90. Alcoholic liver disease
     Alcoholic liver disease is the major cause of liver disease in Western countries, (in Asian countries, viral hepatitis is the major cause). It arises from the excessive ingestion of alcohol....more »
    91. Alcoholism
     Alcoholism is the compulsive urge to drink alcohol despite knowing the negative impact on one's health....more »
    92. Aldolase A deficiency
     A rare condition where a deficiency of the enzyme called aldolase A causes muscle problems and anemia....more »
    93. Allopurinol hypersensitivity syndrome
     An immune reaction to the ingestion of a drug called allopurinol. It is a potentially fatal disorder....more »
    94. Alpers Syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by liver disease, seizures and progressive, episodic psychomotor retardation....more »
    95. Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
     A rare disorder characterized by the development of lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children....more »
    96. Alpha thalassemia -- Hemoglobin H disease
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Hemoglobin H disease involves defects in three of the four genes required to make each ? pr...more »
    97. Alpha thalassemia major
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Alpha thalassemia major is very rare involves defects in all of the four genes required to ...more »
    98. Alpha-Mannosidosis
     A rare condition which is characterized by a lysosomal storage defect....more »
    99. Alpha-mannosidosis type II
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-mannosidosase) which results in the accumulation of certain chemicals in the body which leads to progressive damage. This form of the condition is less severe than type I (infa...more »
    100. Alpha-mannosidosis, adult-onset form
    101. 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 »
    102. Alstrom syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder involving a group of abnormalities affecting vision, hearing, kidney function and also characterized by obesity and diabetes mellitus....more »
    103. 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 »
    104. Alveolar Hydatid Disease
     Rare multi-organ tapeworm infection caught from animals....more »
    105. Alveolar echinococcosis
     A rare parasitic infection caused by the larva of a miniscule tapeworm called Echinococcus multilocularis. Transmission occurs through contact with foxes, coyotes, dogs and cats. The condition results in the development of parasitic tumors in the liver (s...more »
    106. Amyloidosis AL
     A disease involving the abnormal deposit of amyloid fibrils in virtually any part of the body - the heart, liver, kidney and peripheral and autonomic nerves are most commonly affected. The abnormal amyloid fibrils are produced abnormal plasma cells in the...more »
    107. Amyloidosis, familial visceral
     A rare genetic disorder involving widespread amyloidosis (abnormal buildup of amyloid protein in tissues) which tends the affect the kidneys severely....more »
    108. 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 »
    109. Andersen disease
     An rare inborn error of metabolism involving glycogen storage and characterized by cirrhosis and sometimes liver failure. Lack of the amyl-transglucosidase enzyme and abnormal glycogen causes the condition....more »
    110. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    111. Anemia, Blackfan Diamond
     Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect ...more »
    112. Anemia, Hemolytic, Warm Antibody
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 37ºC or higher. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    113. Anemia, Neonatal
     Insufficient red blood cells that can carry oxygen around the body. It is common in premature births or can occur as a result of blood loss before, during or just after the birth....more »
    114. Anemia, Sideroblastic
     A rare blood disorder where abnormal utilization of iron results in the production of defective red blood cells which have excessive deposits of iron in them....more »
    115. Anemia, hypochromic microcytic
     A blood disorder where red blood cells are too small and lack sufficient iron. It can be inherited or caused by insufficient iron in the diet or from a genetic disorder....more »
    116. Anemias, Sideroblastic
     Sideroblastic anemias are a group of rare blood disorders where the bone marrow is unable to produce normal red blood cells. The body has enough iron but the red blood cells are unable to utilize it in a normal manner and anemia results. The red blood cel...more »
    117. Anemic -- hematuria syndrome
     An epidemic disease in Argentina which has a prolonged recovery time but usually there are no complications. Symptoms vary between seasons so that affected patients suffer anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration in summer but suffer reduced urination...more »
    118. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anesthetic agents. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    119. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Chloroform
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called chloroform. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury....more »
    120. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Cyclopropane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called cyclopropane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    121. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Ether
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called ether. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    122. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Halothane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called halothane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    123. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Methoxyflurane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called methoxyflurane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inj...more »
    124. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Nitrous Oxide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called nitrous oxide. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    125. Angioimmunoblastic with dysproteinemia lymphadenopathy
     A rare immune system disorder which is similar to lymphoma. The condition is progressive but the course varies with some patients surviving a long time without treatment and others surviving only a short period of time....more »
    126. Angiosarcoma of the liver
     A rare type of cancer that starts in the lining of blood vessels in the liver. It is generally an aggressive tumor which often metastasizes....more »
    127. Antepartum Eclampsia
     Antepartum eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Antepartum means that it occurs before delivery. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be a...more »
    128. Antibiotics-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by taking certain antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause ...more »
    129. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Cephalosporin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cephalosporin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    130. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Chloramphenicol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called Chloramphenicol. Chloramphenicol a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild l...more »
    131. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Clindamycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Clindamycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    132. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin Ethyl succinate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Erythromycin Ethyl succinate antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    133. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin estolate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure Erythromycin estolate antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver d...more »
    134. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Nitrofuran
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitrofuran antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    135. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Novobiocin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Novobiocin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    136. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Penicillin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Penicillin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    137. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Quinolone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Quinolone antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    138. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Rifampicin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Rifampicin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    139. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Spectinomycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Spectinomycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    140. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Sulfones
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to sulfone antiboitics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    141. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Telithromycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Telithromycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    142. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Tetracycline
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetracycline antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ...more »
    143. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anticonvulsives. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    144. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Mephenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called mephenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    145. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Phenobarbital
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called phenobarbital. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    146. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Phenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called Phenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    147. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Valproic Acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called valproic acid. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    148. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antifungal agents. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    149. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- 5-Fluorocytosine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called 5-Fluorocytosine. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    150. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Amphotericin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Amphotericin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    151. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Griseofulvin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Griseofulvin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    152. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Ketoconazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Ketoconazole. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    153. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Saramycetin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Saramycetin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    154. Antimetazoal agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Antimetazoal agents. Antimetazoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver dama...more »
    155. Antimetazoal agent-induced liver damage -- Amodiaquine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antimetazoal agent called amodiaquine. Antimetazoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    156. Antimetazoal agent-induced liver damage -- Hycanthone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called hycanthone. Antimetazoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    157. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiprotozoal agents. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver da...more »
    158. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- 8-Hydroxyquinolone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called 8-Hydroxyquinolone. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver dam...more »
    159. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Carbarsone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called carbarsone. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    160. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Emetine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called emetine. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    161. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Mepacrine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called mepacrine. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    162. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Metronidazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called Metronidazole. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    163. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Thiabendazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called Thiabendazole. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    164. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antituberculous agents. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild live...more »
    165. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Cycloserine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called cycloserine. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    166. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Ethionamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called ethionamide. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    167. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Isoniazid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called isoniazid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    168. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Rifampicin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called rifampicin. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage ...more »
    169. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- p-aminosalicylic acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called p-aminosalicylic acid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the li...more »
    170. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiviral agents. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    171. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- Cytarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called cytarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    172. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- Vidarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called vidarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    173. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- idoxuridine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called idoxuridine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    174. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- xenylamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called xenylamine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    175. Apo A-I deficiency
     Low plasma HDL cholesterol that tends to run in families....more »
    176. Arakawa's syndrome 2
     An inherited metabolic disorder where an enzyme deficiency (methionine synthase) causes mental and physical retardation, blood disorders, degeneration of brain tissue and various other symptoms....more »
    177. Arctic bearded seal poisoning
     The Arctic Bearded seal is often used as a food source by the arctic inhabitants. Eating the liver and kidneys of the arctic bearded seal can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases. It is believed t...more »
    178. Arginase deficiency
     A very rare urea cycle disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme (arginase) needed to convert ammonia to the urea which can then be removed in the urine. The condition leads to excess build-up of ammonia in the body which is toxic to the nervous syste...more »
    179. Argininosuccinase lyase deficiency, neonatal
     A rare inherited urea cycle disorder caused by lack of enzymes (argininosuccinase lyase) needed to turn ammonia into urea resulting in excess ammonia in the body. The neonatal form of the condition can result in death or severe complications if not treate...more »
    180. Argininosuccinic aciduria
     A rare inherited disorder of the urea cycle characterized by the lack of an enzyme (argininosuccinate lyase) which is needed to remove nitrogen from the body so a lack of the enzyme leads to a build-up of ammonia in the blood....more »
    181. Aromatase deficiency
     A congenital deficiency of the enzyme called aromatase which is needed to convert androgens to estrogens....more »
    182. Arthralgia -- purpura -- weakness syndrome
     A rare autoimmune disorder characterized mainly by weakness, joint pain, reddish or purplish skin discolorations and a blood abnormality where cryoglobulins in the blood precipitate at low temperatures....more »
    183. Arthrogryposis -- renal dysfunction -- cholestasis syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by joint contractures, kidney dysfunction and liver problems....more »
    184. Aspartylglucosaminidase deficiency
     A rare glycoprotein metabolism disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called aspartylglucosaminidase. Patients tend to develop normally during the first few years of life and development continues slowly until adolescence when mental retardation bec...more »
    185. Aspartylglycosaminuria
     A rare glycoprotein metabolism disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called aspartylglucosaminidase. Patients tend to develop normally during the first few years of life and development continues slowly until adolescence when mental retardation bec...more »
    186. 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 »
    187. Athabaskan severe combined immunodeficiency
     A severe immunodeficiency disorder found in Navajo and Apache populations....more »
    188. Australian Sea Lion poisoning
     The Australian Sea Lion is sometimes used as a food source and is found in the South-Southwest waters of Australia. Eating the liver of the Australian Sea Lion can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme c...more »
    189. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The severity of the condition varies depending on the underlying cause e.g. cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, ...more »
    190. Autoimmune Hepatitis
     Liver inflammation caused due to autoimmune processes where the body's immune system attacks the liver....more »
    191. 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 »
    192. Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia
     Autoimmune disorder causing a lack of blood platelets....more »
    193. Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy syndrome, type 1
     A very rare autoimmune disorder characterized by autoimmune polyendocrinopathy (APE), candidiasis (C) and ectodermal dysplasia (ED)....more »
    194. Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
     Severe form of PKD, a genetic kidney disease....more »
    195. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
     Genetic kidney disease causing kidney cysts....more »
    196. B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
     A slow progressing disease involving cancerous B-cell lymphocytes which take over the healthy cells in the lymph nodes. B-cells help the body to fight infections so when the disease becomes more advanced, the body is less able to fight infection as there ...more »
    197. B-cell prolymphocytic leukaemia
     A rare type of leukemia involving a proliferation of immature white blood cells (prolymphocytes - B-cells)....more »
    198. Baber's syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the association of congenital liver cirrhosis with Fanconi syndrome....more »
    199. Babesiosis
     A parastic infection by a particular protozoa (Babesia) which is transmitted through tick bites. The disease produces symptoms similar to malaria....more »
    200. Bacillus cereus type I food poisoning
     Bacillus cereus is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. There are two types: Type I causes mainly vomiting and is associated with fried rice whereas type II causes mainly diarrhea and is associated with meats, ...more »
    201. Bacterial endocarditis
     Infection and inflammation of the inner layers of the heart, most commonly the valves cause by bacteria....more »
    202. Baker-Winegrad disease
     A very rare syndrome caused by a deficiency of the enzyme fructose-1-6-diphosphatase which impairs the body's ability to break down fructose that is consumed in the diet....more »
    203. Ballard syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by enlarged liver and spleen and fractures that occur in areas of weakened bone....more »
    204. Banti Syndrome
     A rare conditions where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    205. Banti's syndrome
     A rare condition where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    206. Bantu siderosis
     An iron overload disorder initially observed in South African people. The disorder involves abnormal iron deposits in the liver. It is believed that some African people are predisposed to an increased ability to absorb iron....more »
    207. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 1 is caused by a defect in chromosome 11q13....more »
    208. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 10
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 10 is caused by a defect in chromosome 12q....more »
    209. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 11
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 11 is caused by a defect in chromosome 9q33.1....more »
    210. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 12
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 12 is caused by a defect in chromosome 4q27....more »
    211. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 2 is caused by a defect in chromosome 16q21....more »
    212. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 3
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 3 is caused by a defect in chromosome 3p12-q13....more »
    213. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 4
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 4 is caused by a defect in chromosome 15q22.3....more »
    214. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 5
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 5 is caused by a defect in chromosome 2q31....more »
    215. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 6
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 6 is caused by a defect in chromosome 20p12....more »
    216. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 7
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 7 is caused by a defect in chromosome 4q27....more »
    217. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 8
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 8 is caused by a defect in chromosome 14q32.11....more »
    218. Bardet-Biedl syndrome, type 9
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities. Type 9 is caused by a defect in chromosome 7p14....more »
    219. Bartonella
     A class of bacteria that can infect humans at a range of different sites. The most well known is Cat Scratch Disease, caused by B.henselae....more »
    220. 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 »
    221. Bartonellosis due to Bartonella quintana infection
     A disease caused by infection with Bartonella quintana which are transmitted by the body louse. It causes trench fever but may also result in septicemia and endocarditis in patients with a weakened immune system....more »
    222. Bearn-Kunkel syndrome
     A type of autoimmune liver disease characterized by liver damage, very high blood gammaglobulin levels and increased plasma cells....more »
    223. Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 1
     A rare liver disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of cholestasis (impaired bile flow within the liver) that doesn't involve obstruction of bile ducts outside the liver. The jaundice tends to disappear in weeks or months without treatment and th...more »
    224. Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2
     A rare liver disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of cholestasis (impaired bile flow within the liver) that doesn't involve obstruction of bile ducts outside the liver. The jaundice tends to disappear in weeks or months without treatment and th...more »
    225. Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, hepatomegaly, enlarged genitals, increased skeletal growth and other abnormalities....more »
    226. Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by early-onset diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, serious insulin resistance, high blood triglycerides and fatty liver. Type 1 is distinguished from type 2 by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 1 is caused by a ...more »
    227. Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by early-onset diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, serious insulin resistance, high blood triglycerides and fatty liver. Type 2 is distinguished from type 2 by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 2 is caused by a ...more »
    228. Bernard syndrome
     A familial condition characterized by acute anemia, jaundice, hemoglobinuria and destruction of red blood cells. Acute symptoms may follow an episode of fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, malaise and joint pain....more »
    229. 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 »
    230. Berry aneurysm, cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema, and cerebral calcification
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by brain aneurysms, liver cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema and calcification of the brain (cerebrum)....more »
    231. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    232. Beta Thalassemia intermedia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the hemoglobin is abnormally synthesized. Beta Thalassemia intermedia involv...more »
    233. Beta thalassemia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Beta thalassemia involves defects in one or more of the two genes required to make each ? p...more »
    234. Bile Duct Cancer
     A malignancy arising in the bile ducts of the liver...more »
    235. Bile Duct Conditions
     An inflammatory bacterial infection that affects the meninges...more »
    236. Bile acid synthesis defect, congenital, 2
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect is a deficiency of a particular enzyme (cholestasis with delta(4)-3-oxosteroid 5-beta-reductase) needed to make bile acid....more »
    237. Bile acid synthesis defect, congenital, 4
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease....more »
    238. Bile acid synthesis defects
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease....more »
    239. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 1
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect is a deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-beta-hydroxy-delta-5-C27-steroid oxidoreductase) needed to make bile acid....more »
    240. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 2
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect is a deficiency of a particular enzyme (cholestasis with delta(4)-3-oxosteroid 5-beta-reductase) needed to make bile acid....more »
    241. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 3
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect involved a deficiency of 7-alpha-hydroxylase which is an enzyme needed to prevent the accumulation of 27-hydroxycholesterol which is toxic to the...more »
    242. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 4
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease....more »
    243. Bile duct cancer, extrahepatic
     A rare cancer that develops in the part of the common bile duct that is outside the liver. The common bile duct channels bile from the gall bladder (which stores bile) and the liver (which makes bile) to the small intestine to assist digestion....more »
    244. Bile duct paucity in Graft-Versus-Host Disease
     A reduced number of ducts that carry bile through and from the liver (bile duct) that results from graft-versus-host disease....more »
    245. Bile duct paucity in Liver Allograft Rejection
     A reduced number of ducts that carry bile through and from the liver (bile duct) that results from liver allograft rejection....more »
    246. Bile duct paucity, non syndromic form
     A reduced number of ducts that carry bile through and from the liver (bile duct) that is not associated with a syndrome. Paucity of bile ducts is associated with many liver conditions such as biliary cirrhosis and sclerosing cholangitis....more »
    247. Bile plug syndrome
     A rare condition where thick bile in infants causes blockage of the bile ducts which can result in jaundice, enlarged liver and anemia....more »
    248. Biliary Atresia
     A rare condition that can affect newborns where the bile duct that carries the bile from the liver to the small intestine is blocked or missing....more »
    249. Biliary atresia, intrahepatic, non syndromic form
     Congenital obstruction of the passages in the liver that carry bile. The nonsyndromic form is not associated with any other abnormalities....more »
    250. Biliary atresia, intrahepatic, syndromic form
     Congenital obstruction of the passages in the liver that carry bile. The syndromic form is associated with other congenital abnormalities such as heart and visceral defects....more »
    251. Biliary cirrhosis
     Biliary cirrhosis is a condition where the bile ducts are unable to transport bile effectively due to blockage, inflammation, scarring or some other damage to the bile ducts. The condition may result from such things as congenital defect of the bile ducts...more »
    252. Biliary conditions
     Medical conditions affecting the biliary system (liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, etc.) in digestion....more »
    253. Biliary disorder
     Any condition affecting the bile ducts...more »
    254. Biliary hypoplasia
     An underdeveloped biliary duct system which is involved in transporting bile. The bile ductules may be completely absent or be fewer in number than normal....more »
    255. Biliary tract cancer
     Cancer that develops in the gallbladder or bile ducts....more »
    256. Biotinidase deficiency, late onset
     A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of deficiency. Severe cases can result in metaboli...more »
    257. Blastoma
     A type of tumor that originates from precursor cells or blasts (immature or embryonic tissue). The symptoms can vary greatly and are determined by the part of the body that is affected. Blastomas can occur in parts of the body such as the brain, liver, ki...more »
    258. Blastomycosis
     A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement....more »
    259. Blue devil poisoning
     The Blue Devil is a hairy flowering herb which tends to grow in mountainous, forested areas. All parts of the plant contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids which are slightly toxic if eaten. Skin contact with the hairs on the plant can also cause minor skin irrit...more »
    260. Blueberry muffin syndrome
     A manifestation of fetal rubella infection. The newborn has purplish or bluish skin lesions or bumps as well as thrombocytopenia. The skin usually clears within 6 weeks....more »
    261. Bone-Marrow failure syndromes
     A disorder where the bone marrow fails to produce enough new blood cells....more »
    262. Bornholm disease
     Contagious viral infection...more »
    263. Borreliosis
     An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu....more »
    264. Breast Milk Jaundice
     Jaundice in an infant caused by the presence of a particular substance in the mother's breast milk which leads to high bilirubin levels in the infant. The condition tends to run in families. The jaundice tends to persist up to six weeks after birth....more »
    265. Breynia officinalis poisoning
     Ingestion of the Breynia officinalis plant can cause irritation to mucosal linings and liver problems. The plant is often used as a herbal drug (Chi R Yun) to treat such things as poor growth, heart failure and venereal disease....more »
    266. Broad bean poisoning
     The broad bean is a vine which produces pea-like flowers and long, seed-filled pods. The seeds can be very toxic and can result in death if eaten. This toxic reaction only occurs to certain susceptible people who are unable to process certain chemicals in...more »
    267. Bronchogenic carcinoma
     When cells of the lung start growing rapidly in an uncontrolled manner, the condition is called lung cancer ....more »
    268. Brown Recluse spider poisoning
     The Brown Recluse spider is poisonous and is found mainly in southern and central areas of the US....more »
    269. Brucellosis
     An infectious disease caused by the Brucella genus which is transmitted from animals to humans....more »
    270. Bruch's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    271. Bunyavirus
     Virus of the family bunyaviridae....more »
    272. Burkholderia pseudomallei
     Gram negative, aerobic, motile rod shaped bacterium....more »
    273. CDG syndrome (generic term)
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. The main symptom in all the disorders is psychomotor ...more »
    274. CDG syndrome type 1A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1A involves a phosphomannomutase enzyme defect and affects most body systems especially the nervou...more »
    275. CDG syndrome type 1B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1B has a phosphomannose isomerase enzyme defect....more »
    276. CDG syndrome type 3
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 3 has variable symptoms....more »
    277. CDG syndrome type I
     A rare genetic disorder where the body is unable to synthesize glycoproteins which results in multisystem problems....more »
    278. CML-Like Syndrome, Familial
     A very rare condition characterized by symptom similar to myelocytic leukemia that develop during infancy. The condition can result in death during the first years of life....more »
    279. CMV antenatal infection
     A rare condition where a fetus becomes infected with the cytomegalovirus through the mother....more »
    280. COACH syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by ataxia, gaps or holes in various eye structures, mental retardation, liver fibrosis and brain abnormalities....more »
    281. Camurati-Engelmann Disease
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by diaphyseal dysplasia, muscle weakness and leg pain....more »
    282. Carbamoyl-phosphate synthase 1 deficiency
     A very rare inherited urea cycle disorder where the lack of the enzyme carbamoyl phosphate synthetase prevents ammonia from being turned into urea and being excreted in the urine. Excess ammonia builds up in the body which can cause serious complications ...more »
    283. Carcinoid syndrome
     Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality....more »
    284. Cardiomyopathy -- hypogonadism -- metabolic anomalies
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart muscle disease, hypogonadism, blindness, deafness and metabolic anomalies. Puberty was normal despite the hypogonadism....more »
    285. Cardiomyopathy -- spherocytosis
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of spherocytosis with heart muscle disease. Spherocytosis is a red blood cell disorder where the red blood cells have abnormal membranes which gives them a spherical shape and makes them weak resulting in t...more »
    286. Cardiomyopathy due to anthracyclines
     Damage to the heart muscle caused by anthracycline drugs which are used in chemotherapy. The damage occurs more frequently with higher cumulative doses. Often the patients have no symptoms of the heart damage for many year....more »
    287. Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase I Deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1) prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy....more »
    288. Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase II Deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1) prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a slight...more »
    289. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1 deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase I) prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy....more »
    290. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 2 deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase) which prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a sl...more »
    291. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase II deficiency, infantile hepatocardiomuscular type
     A very rare metabolic disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (CPT II) prevents muscle fats being converted to energy. The infantile form of this disease affects the muscles and the liver and heart....more »
    292. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase II deficiency, lethal neonatal form
     A very rare metabolic disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (CPT II) prevents muscle fats being converted to energy. The lethal neonatal form affects various organs as well as the muscles and death usually occurs during the first year of life....more »
    293. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase) which prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a sl...more »
    294. Carnitine transporter deficiency
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine caused by the impaired ability of the carnitine transporter protein to carry the carnitine to where it is needed. Instead the carnitine is excreted through the urine. Fasting or illness can trigger a severe attack....more »
    295. Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where long-chain fatty acids can't be metabolized properly because the compound needed to transport it is faulty. Ultimately this prevents certain fats (long-chain acylcarnitine) being converted to energy and resul...more »
    296. Caroli Disease
     A rare disorder where the bile ducts inside the liver become enlarged resulting in infection, irritation and gallstone formation....more »
    297. Caspase-8 deficiency
     A rare type of immunodeficiency disorder caused by a deficiency of caspase-8. Caspase-8 an important part of the immune system as it is involved in the activation of T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes and natural killer cells....more »
    298. Castellani syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by fever, arthritis and enlarged kidney and liver. The fever may fluctuate or come and go. It is most often seen in middle aged males....more »
    299. 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 »
    300. Cephalosporin-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cephalosporin-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a use of a medication called Cephalosporin triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    301. Cerebellar vermis hypoplasia -- oligophrenia -- congenital ataxia -- coloboma -- hepatic fibrosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized by ataxia, gaps or holes in various eye structures, mental retardation, liver fibrosis and brain abnormalities....more »
    302. Cerebrorenodigital syndrome
     A rare group of syndromes characterized mainly by brain, kidney, finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    303. Ceroid storage disease
     A rare metabolic storage disease characterized by the abnormal deposits of a waxy substance called ceroid lipfuscin in various parts of the body such as the liver, spleen and intestinal lining....more »
    304. Chagas disease
     A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system....more »
    305. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation, recurrent infection and neurological disorders....more »
    306. Chediak-Higashi like syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    307. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine
     1,1-Dimethylhydrazine is a chemical used mainly in jet fuel and rocket fuel, plant growth agent, photography and various other industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    308. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
     1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane is a chemical used in soil fumigants and as a nematocide for various field crops. Commercial examples include Fumagon, Nemagon, Fumazone, Nemapax, Nemafume. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause relatively mild symptoms...more »
    309. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The ty...more »
    310. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dichloropropene
     1,3-Dichloropropene is a chemical used in solvents and soil fumigants for nematode control. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    311. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
     1,3-Dinitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in explosives. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin and cause systemic symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    312. 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 »
    313. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene
     2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly as an explosive agent and in the production of dyes and photographic chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    314. Chemical poisoning -- 4-Aminopyridine
     4-Aminopyridine is a pesticide used mainly to control bird pests. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    315. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylene Tetrabromide
     Acetylene Tetrabromide is a chemical used mainly in mineral separation and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    316. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylsalicylic Acid
     Acetylsalicylic Acid is also known as aspirin and is primarily used to relieve pain, fever and inflammation. Excessive exposure to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    317. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl chloride
     Allyl chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of epichlorohydrin and glycerin but is also used in the production of products such as polyester, varnish plastic adhesive, insecticides, perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    318. 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 »
    319. 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 »
    320. 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 »
    321. Chemical poisoning -- Benzidine
     Benzidine is a chemical used mainly in the production of azo dyes for such products as leather, paper and textiles. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    322. Chemical poisoning -- Biphenyl
     Biphenyl is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide for fruit packaging and in textile dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    323. Chemical poisoning -- Boric Acid
     Boric Acid is a chemical used mainly in foods (preservative, emulsifier, neutralizer), antiseptics, pesticides and contact lens cleaners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Application of boric acid directly to damag...more »
    324. Chemical poisoning -- Bromoform
     Bromoform is a chemical with limited industrial uses but is used as a laboratory chemical and can be present in treated water. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    325. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Polysulfide
     Calcium polysulfide is a chemical used mainly in antifungal treatments for trees. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    326. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Disulfide
     Carbon Disulfide is a chemical used mainly in corrosion inhibitors, cold and nickel plating, photography applications and as a solvent in gums and resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of s...more »
    327. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Tetrachloride
     Carbon tetrachloride is a chemical used mainly in grain fumigants, insecticides and in the production of fluorocarbons. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type a...more »
    328. Chemical poisoning -- Cerium
     Cerium is metallic element used mainly in carbon electrodes for arc lamps, flat screen televisions, aluminium and iron alloys and the manufacture of stainless steel and permanent magnets. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    329. Chemical poisoning -- Chloralose
     Chloralose is a chemical used mainly in poisons for rodents and crows . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    330. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorate salts
     Chlorate salt is a chemical used mainly in herbicides and in the manufacture of matches and explosives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    331. Chemical poisoning -- Chlordane
     Chlordane is a poison use to control termites - is banned in the US and many other countries due to its harmful effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type ...more »
    332. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorinated naphthalene
     Chlorinated naphthalene is a chemical used in a wide range of applications: plasticizers, rubber industries, manufacture of electrical equipment and the petroleum industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    333. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorodiphenyl
     Chlorodiphenyl is a chemical used mainly in electrical cables and wires, electric condensers, lubricants and foundry coating and in the manufacture of paper, resins, rubbers, textiles, wood preservatives, electrical components, lacquers, herbicides and pl...more »
    334. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroform
     Chloroform is a chemical used mainly as a refrigerant but also as a solvent in various processing and industrial applications. It's use as an anesthetic is relatively uncommon these days. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    335. Chemical poisoning -- Chloromethane
     Chloromethane is a chemical used mainly in the production of silicones as well as agricultural chemicals, butyl rubber and other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through t...more »
    336. 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 »
    337. 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 »
    338. Chemical poisoning -- DDD
     DDD is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    339. Chemical poisoning -- DDT
     DDT is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    340. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol
     Diethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in coolants, manufacture of plastic products and resins as well as other uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    341. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethylnitrosamine
     Dimethylnitrosamine is a chemical used mainly as a solving in the manufacture of plastics, rubbers, lubricants and rocket fuel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    342. 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 »
    343. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrophenol
     Dinitrophenol is a chemical that has various applications: herbicide, pesticide, fungicide, acaricide, manufacture of dyes and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    344. Chemical poisoning -- Diquat Dibromide
     Diquat Dibromide is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    345. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfiram
     Disulfiram is a drug used mainly to manage alcoholism. 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 »
    346. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylamine
     Ethylamine is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of dyes, rayon, rocket propellant, as a fuel additive and in leather-tanning and cellulose treatment. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity o...more »
    347. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Dichloride
     Ethylene Dichloride is a chemical used mainly in fat solvents and as a fumigant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    348. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyleneamine
     Ethyleneamine is a chemical which is widely used in the manufacture of products such as adhesive, paper, textiles, fuels, lubricants, varnishes, lacquers, coating resins, cosmetics, photographic chemicals and agricultural chemicals. Ingestion and other ex...more »
    349. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylenediamine
     Ethylenediamine is a chemical used mainly as a solvent in the manufacturing process for the production of things such as fungicides, waxes, gasoline additives and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    350. Chemical poisoning -- Gasoline
     Gasoline is a chemical used as a fuel for combustion engines. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    351. Chemical poisoning -- Glaze
     Glazes are used to put a shiny finish on various surfaces such as pottery. Glazes contain chemicals such as lead and zinc oxide which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining ...more »
    352. Chemical poisoning -- Hexabromobiphenyl
     Hexabromobiphenyl is a chemical used mainly in fire retardant in thermoplastics found in such things as electrical equipment, car upholstery and motor housing.. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severit...more »
    353. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorobenzene
     Hexachlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly in seed treatments. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ch...more »
    354. Chemical poisoning -- Imazapyr
     Imazapyr is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    355. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-4
     Jet Fuel-4 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. 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 »
    356. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Dianiline
     Methylene Dianiline is a chemical used mainly in corrosive inhibitors, epoxy resins and polyurethane. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical in...more »
    357. Chemical poisoning -- Mirex
     Mirex is a chemical used mainly to control fire ants but also other insecticides such as mealy bugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    358. Chemical poisoning -- Molybdenum
     Molybdenum is a chemical used mainly in steel alloys lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    359. Chemical poisoning -- Morpholine
     Morpholine is a chemical used in a variety of applications: rubber industry, corrosion inhibitor, pharmaceuticals, dyes, crop pesticides and as a solvent in various manufacturing processes. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and othe...more »
    360. Chemical poisoning -- Naphthalene
     Naphthalene is a chemical used mainly as a moth repellant, toilet deodorizer and the manufacture of other chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    361. Chemical poisoning -- Para-Dichlorobenzene
     Para-Dichlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide, mold and mildew preventer, moth repellent and toilet deodorant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    362. Chemical poisoning -- Pentachlorophenol
     Pentachlorophenol is a chemical used mainly in fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, molluscicides, algicides and bactericides. It is commonly used as a wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type ...more »
    363. Chemical poisoning -- Phenol
     Phenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of fertilizer, explosives, rubber, paint, paint remover, perfumes, asbestos products, wood preservatives, resins, textiles, pharmaceuticals and drugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    364. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphine
     Phosphine is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    365. Chemical poisoning -- Plutonium
     Plutonium is metallic element used mainly in the production of nuclear weapons. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    366. Chemical poisoning -- Polychlorinated Biphenyls
     Polychlorinated Biphenyls are a group of chemicals which had a variety of applications but are now banned due to the fact that they don't degrade in the environment and tend to build up in the food chain where they can cause harmful effects. Ingestion and...more »
    367. Chemical poisoning -- Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans
     Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans are a group of chemicals that are usually formed as a byproduct of various industrial processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    368. 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 »
    369. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Monofluoroacetate
     Sodium Monofluoroacetate is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticides, often to control mammal pests in crops. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    370. Chemical poisoning -- Solder
     Solder contains various chemicals and heavy metals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    371. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrachloroethylene
     Tetrachloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as a fabric dry cleaner, degreaser, worming treatment for animals and in the manufacture of freons. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    372. 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 »
    373. Chemical poisoning -- Toxaphene
     Toxaphene is a chemical used mainly as a livestock insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    374. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethylene
     Trichloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in adhesives, lacquer, fire retardants and house cleaning solvents. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    375. Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Choride
     Vinyl Choride is an intermediate chemical used in the manufacturing process of a variety of products: polyvinyl chloride, pipes, wire coverings, vehicle plastics, rubber, paper, furniture and glass. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    376. 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 »
    377. Childhood liver cancer, primary
     Cancer that develops in the tissue of the liver in children....more »
    378. Chloroma
     A rare type of tumor that develops from myeloid cells (type of immature white blood cell) and tends to usually have a greenish color. The tumor is essentially a localized solid collection of leukemic cells that occurs outside the bone marrow. It can occur...more »
    379. Chloromyeloma
     A rare type of tumor that develops from myeloid cells (type of immature white blood cell) and tends to usually have a greenish color. The tumor is essentially a localized solid collection of leukemic cells that occurs outside the bone marrow. It can occur...more »
    380. Cholangitis
     bile duct inflammation (cholangitis)...more »
    381. Cholecystitis
     Inflammation of the gallbladder which concentrates and stores bile. The condition may occur suddenly (acute) or persist over a longer period of time (chronic)....more »
    382. Choledochal cyst, hand malformation
     A rare disorder characterized by the dilation of a portion of the biliary system and hand malformation....more »
    383. Cholestasis -- lymphoedema, syndrome
     A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems....more »
    384. Cholestasis -- pigmentary retinopathy -- cleft palate
     A rare syndrome characterized by degeneration of retinal pigments, cleft lip, cleft palate, kidney problems and cholestasis (bile flow obstruction)....more »
    385. Cholestasis, Intrahepatic
     A liver disorder where the bile is unable to flow properly through the liver. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the cause of the condition....more »
    386. Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 1
     A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage....more »
    387. Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2
     A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage. The condition has an early onset and usually leads to end-stage liver disease by the end of the second decade. The various type...more »
    388. Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 3
     A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage. The condition has an early onset and usually leads to end-stage liver disease by the end of the second decade. The various type...more »
    389. Cholestatic jaundice -renal tubular insufficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized by liver and kidney problems....more »
    390. Choriocarcinoma, infantile
     A rare malignant cancer that originates in the placenta. It is an aggressive cancer which generally results in infant death....more »
    391. Chromosome 11, deletion 11p
     A syndrome that is caused by the deletion of short arm (p) of chromosome 11. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    392. Chromosome 18, trisomy 18q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 18. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material....more »
    393. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
     Severe chronic fatigue disorder often following infection....more »
    394. Chronic Granulomatous Disease
     A very rare inherited blood disorder where certain cells involved with immunity (phagocytes) are unable to destroy bacteria and hence the patient suffers repeated bacterial infections....more »
    395. Chronic Hepatitis
     Chronic hepatitis is defined as inflammatory disease of the liver lasting for more than six months....more »
    396. Chronic Hepatitis B
     Chronic form of HepB liver infection....more »
    397. Chronic Hepatitis C
     Chronic form of Hepatitis C viral liver infection....more »
    398. Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
     The bone marrow is consists of tissues which make blood cells and fibrous tissue supports these tissues that make the blood cells. In chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis, abnormal cells and fibres build up inside the bone marrow resulting in the production o...more »
    399. 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 »
    400. 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 »
    401. 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 »
    402. 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 »
    403. 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 »
    404. 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 »
    405. 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 »
    406. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
     A group of blood cancers where excessive numbers of blood cells are made by overactive or cancerous bone marrow. The number of excess blood cells tends to grow slowly. Examples of such disorders includes chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera and...more »
    407. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils....more »
    408. Chronic Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    409. 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 »
    410. Chronic constrictive pericarditis
    411. Chronic leukemia
     Leukemia in which the cell line is well differentiated, usually B lymphocytes....more »
    412. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    413. 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 »
    414. Chronic myelogenous leukemia
     A slow-growing cancer of the white blood cells where the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells which eventually invade various parts of the body....more »
    415. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of certain blood cells - myelocytes and monocytes. The proliferation is slower than in acute forms of the disease....more »
    416. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    417. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    418. Cirrhosis of the liver
     Scarring of the liver from alcohol or other causes....more »
    419. Cirrhosis, familial
     Liver cirrhosis that is inherited in a familial pattern. The liver scarring (cirrhosis) is not caused by any discernable disease process. The liver becomes progressively scarred and its function is impaired....more »
    420. Classic galactosemia
     Rare serious genetic defect in galactose metabolism....more »
    421. 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 »
    422. Cobalamin malabsorption, selective, with proteinuria
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    423. 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 »
    424. Coenzyme Q cytochrome c reductase deficiency of
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (CoQ-Cytochrome C reductase) disrupts cellular processes. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severity may vary. The deficien...more »
    425. Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The red cells are destroyed at an abnormally rapid rate which leads to anemia. Cold haemolytic ane...more »
    426. Cold antibody hemolytic anemia
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 30°C or lower....more »
    427. Colorectal cancer
     Cancer of the colon (bowel) or rectum....more »
    428. Common Variable Immunodeficiency
     An immunodeficiency disorder involving low blood gamma globulin levels which results in an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition may be inherited or can be caused by certain drugs (levamisole, hydantoin and carbamazepine)....more »
    429. Complex 1 mitochondrial respiratory chain deficiency
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (NADH CoQ) disrupts cellular processes and causes various organic acid disorders. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severit...more »
    430. Complex 5 mitochondrial respiratory chain deficiency
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (ATP synthetase) disrupts cellular processes. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severity may vary. The deficiency may resul...more »
    431. Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation, Type 1n
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1N has a defect in the RFT1 gene which results in decreased activity of an enzyme called dolichol-...more »
    432. Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation Type Ia
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1A involves a phosphomannomutase enzyme defect and affects most body systems especially the nervou...more »
    433. Congenital Toxoplasmosis
     Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis....more »
    434. Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    435. Congenital cytomegalovirus
     Fetal infection with cytomegalovirus....more »
    436. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1/IIX
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type I/IIX refers to cases where the specific abnorma...more »
    437. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1A involves a phosphomannomutase enzyme defect and affects most body systems especially the nervou...more »
    438. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1B has a phosphomannose isomerase enzyme defect....more »
    439. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1E
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1E has a Dol-P-Man synthase enzyme defect....more »
    440. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1H
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ih is caused by a defect on chromosome 11pter-p1...more »
    441. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1I
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ii is caused by a defect on chromosome 9q22 and ...more »
    442. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1K
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ik is caused by a defect on chromosome 16p13.3 a...more »
    443. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1L
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Il is caused by a defect on chromosome 11q23 and...more »
    444. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1X
     Congenital disorder of glycosylation is a rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1X also involves thrombocytopenia with normal levels of phospho...more »
    445. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 2A has a GlcNAc transferase 2 enzyme defect....more »
    446. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 2B has glucosidase I enzyme defect....more »
    447. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2E
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 2e is caused by a defect on chromosome 16p and i...more »
    448. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2G
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type IIg is caused by a defect on chromosome 17q25.1 ...more »
    449. Congenital disorder of glycosylation, type In
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1n involves a defect in the RFT1 gene and is characterized mainly by enlarged liver, seizures, dev...more »
    450. 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 »
    451. Congenital hepatic porphyria
     A rare congenital disorder where there is an excess of porphyrin (pigments) in the body. The liver is responsible for making porpyrins....more »
    452. Congenital herpes simplex
     An infant born with a herpes simplex infection transmitted through the mother. The infection may be localized or involve various internal organs and even the central nervous system in which case death can occur....more »
    453. Congenital lactase deficiency
     A congenital metabolic disorder where a deficiency of an enzyme called lactase impairs the body's ability to digest milk and other products that contain lactose. Symptoms tend to occur soon after consuming such products. The severity of symptoms depends o...more »
    454. Congenital malaria
     Fetal infection with malaria....more »
    455. Congenital mumps
     Fetal exposure to the mumps virus during pregnancy. From existing evidence, fetal exposure to mumps rarely proves to be a problem although there have been cases of spontaneous abortion and a heart condition called endocardial fibroelastosis. Infection lat...more »
    456. Congenital nonhemolytic jaundice
     A rare disorder where the liver is unable to remove bilirubin from the body which results in jaundice. Chronically high bilirubin levels can lead to neurological toxicity which manifests as progressive neurological symptoms....more »
    457. Congenital spherocytic anemia
     Congenital Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of re...more »
    458. Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     A blood disorder present at birth where the membranes of red blood cells are defective which results in them being spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are broken down prematurely by the body which results in anem...more »
    459. Congenital syphilis
     Syphilis inherited from mother during pregnancy....more »
    460. Congenital tuberculosis
     Fetal infection with tuberculosis...more »
    461. Congestive cardiac failure
     A condition characterized by breathlessness and abnormal sodium and water retention....more »
    462. Conor's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    463. Constrictive pericarditis
     Inflammation, swelling and thickening of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) which causes it to tighten around the heart and affect its function. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    464. Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis
     Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) that occurs as a complication of tuberculosis. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    465. Cooley syndrome
     An inherited blood disorder involving abnormal production of red blood cells which causes serious anemia. It is a severe form of thalassemia....more »
    466. Copper poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to copper....more »
    467. Copper toxicity
     Excessive accumulation of copper in the body can cause symptoms....more »
    468. Cor pulmonale
     Enlarged heart due to respiratory difficulty....more »
    469. 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 »
    470. Crigler-Najjar Syndrome
     An autosomal recessive form of nonhemolytic jaundice due to the absence of the hepatic enzyme glucuronide transferase....more »
    471. Crigler-Najjar syndrome, type 1
     A rare congenital condition involving a total absence of the liver enzyme called glucoronyl transferase which is needed to change bilirubin into a form that can be removed from the body. The bilirubin builds up in the body and causes damage and severe sym...more »
    472. Crigler-Najjar syndrome, type 2
     A rare congenital condition involving a partial absence of the liver enzyme called glucoronyl transferase which is needed to change bilirubin into a form that can be removed from the body. The bilirubin builds up in the body and causes damage and symptoms...more »
    473. Crohn's disease
     Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ...more »
    474. Cryoglobulinemia
     These are immune cells that precipitate in the cold and redissolve on warming....more »
    475. Crystal meth addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use crystal meth on a regular basis. Crystal meth is a powerful stimulant used illegally for its effects. It is highly addictive and known by street names such as ice, speed, glass, crank and chalk. Frequent use leads to an inc...more »
    476. Cycad nut poisoning
     The cycad nut contains a toxic chemical called cyasin which can be leeched out by soaking in water. The nuts are often used as a food source but it is important to leech out the toxic chemicals first. Eating nuts that still contain the toxin can cause ser...more »
    477. Cycad poisoning
     Cycads are a green plant which has a thick trunk from the top of which sprouts palm-like leaves. Eating the seeds, leaves or unprocessed flour made from the trunk of the plant can cause various symptoms if large quantities are eaten. The harmful compounds...more »
    478. Cyclic neutropenia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by recurrent periods of extremely low blood levels of neutrophils which results in frequent infections. The low level usually occurs for about 7 days every 21 days. Levels of other blood components may also be affected....more »
    479. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....more »
    480. Cytochrome C Oxidase Deficiency
     Cytochrome C oxidase deficiency is a rare inherited condition involving insufficient quantities of the cytochromc C oxidase enzyme. This enzyme plays a role in the functioning of the energy producing part of body cells (mitochondria) and its deficiency im...more »
    481. Cytomegalovirus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Cytomegalovirus during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    482. DOC 12 (Neutral Lipid Storage Type)
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities. The body is unable to metabolize (break down) triglycerides so they build up in various tissues throughout the body. The severity of the symptoms ...more »
    483. 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 »
    484. Deadly nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) poisoning
     The deadly nightshade is a woody vine and is considered quite toxic. It is found in Europe, Asia, North Africa and North America. There are a number of species of nightshade with variable toxicity. The Solanum dulcamara is considered less toxic with about...more »
    485. Deafness -- lymphoedema -- leukemia
     A rare syndrome characterized by deafness, early-onset leukemia and lymphoedema in the lower legs....more »
    486. Deafness peripheral -- neuropathy -- arterial disease
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by artery disease, deafness and peripheral neuropathy....more »
    487. Debler anemia
     A familial type of anemia that starts during infancy and involves the premature destruction of red blood cells....more »
    488. Defect in synthesis of adenosylcobalamin
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the impaired ability to make a chemical called adenosylcobalamin. Adenosylcobalamin is a derivative of vitamin B12. The defect results a biochemical abnormality which affects the body's normal biochemical functioni...more »
    489. Dermatitis
     General name for any type of skin inflammation....more »
    490. Developmental Lactase Deficiency
     This form of lactase deficiency occurs in premature infants. Lactase enzyme activity usually develops late in pregnancy so a preterm infant will not yet have developed this enzyme function. The greater the degree of prematurity, the greater the reduction ...more »
    491. Devergie syndrome
     A chronic skin disorder involving the development of raised spots on the skin that grow and merge into each other to produce large red scaling plaques....more »
    492. 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 »
    493. Di Guglielmo I -- chronic
     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 chronic form has more severe sympto...more »
    494. Diabetes, neonatal -- congenital hypothyroidism -- congenital glaucoma -- hepatic fibrosis -- polycystic kidneys
     A rare syndrome characterized by the presence of diabetes, hypothyroidism, liver fibrosis, polycystic kidneys and glaucoma in infants....more »
    495. Diamond-Blackfan anemia
     Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect ...more »
    496. Dianzani autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder where the body's immune system attack itself, primarily blood components....more »
    497. Dibasic aminoaciduria 2
     A rare condition where protein intolerance occurs as a result of a defect in the transport of dibasic amino acids through the intestines and kidneys. The amino acids (component of protein) can't be broken down properly and used by the body so it builds up...more »
    498. Diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple capillary hemangiomas as well as other abnormalities....more »
    499. Disorder of Cornification 12 (Neutral Lipid Storage Type)
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities. The body is unable to metabolize (break down) triglycerides so they build up in various tissues throughout the body. The severity of the symptoms ...more »
    500. Distomatosis
     Infection by parasitic flat worms. Infection can involve liver, lungs or intestines. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. Contamination usually occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water....more »
    501. Doxepine-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Doxepine -induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    502. Dressler (D.)syndrome
     A rare autoimmune blood disorder where erythrocytes are destroyed suddenly after exposure to cold (usually 15°C or lower)....more »
    503. Drug-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a medication triggers the body's immune system to destroy its own red blood cells which results in anemia. Certain drugs are more likely to trigger this abnormal immune response than others e.g. ce...more »
    504. Drug-induced liver damage -- 5-Fluorocytosine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called 5-Fluorocytosine. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    505. Drug-induced liver damage -- Allopurinol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to allopurinol. Allopurinol is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few ...more »
    506. Drug-induced liver damage -- Amphotericin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Amphotericin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    507. Drug-induced liver damage -- Anabolic C-17
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Anabolic C-17 which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    508. Drug-induced liver damage -- Anesthetic agent
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anesthetic agents. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    509. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antianginal agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antianginal agents. Antianginal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    510. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antiarrhythmics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiarrhythmics. Antiarrhythmics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    511. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antibiotics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    512. Drug-induced liver damage -- Anticoagulants
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anticoagulants. Anticoagulants are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cau...more »
    513. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antifungals
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antifungal agents. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    514. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antihyperlipidemic agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antihyperlipidemic agents. Antihyperlipidemic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mil...more »
    515. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antihypertensives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antihypertensives. Antihypertensives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    516. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antineoplastic agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antineoplastic agents. Antineoplastic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver ...more »
    517. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antithyroid drugs
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called antithyroid drugs. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    518. Drug-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called benzodiazepine. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or ...more »
    519. Drug-induced liver damage -- British anti-Lewisite penicillamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to British anti-Lewisite penicillamine. British anti-Lewisite penicillamine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver da...more »
    520. Drug-induced liver damage -- Butyrophenone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called butyrophenone. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    521. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cephalosporin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cephalosporin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    522. Drug-induced liver damage -- Chloramphenicol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Chloramphenicol. Chloramphenicol is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may ca...more »
    523. Drug-induced liver damage -- Chloroform
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called chloroform. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury....more »
    524. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cimetidine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cimetidine. Cimetidine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    525. Drug-induced liver damage -- Clindamycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Clindamycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    526. Drug-induced liver damage -- Colchicine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to colchicine. Colchicine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    527. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cyclopropane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called cyclopropane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    528. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cycloserine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called cycloserine. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    529. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cytarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called cytarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    530. Drug-induced liver damage -- Dantrolene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dantrolene. Dantrolene is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    531. Drug-induced liver damage -- Diflunisal
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to diflunisal. Diflunisal is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    532. Drug-induced liver damage -- Disulfiram
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Disulfiram. Disulfiram is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    533. Drug-induced liver damage -- Diuretic Agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to diuretic agents. Diuretic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    534. Drug-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin estolate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called erythromycin estolate. Erythromycin estolate is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or...more »
    535. Drug-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin ethyl succinate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called Erythromycin ethyl succinate. Erythromycin ethyl succinate is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the l...more »
    536. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ethionamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called ethionamide. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    537. Drug-induced liver damage -- Fenoprofen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to fenoprofen. Fenoprofen is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    538. Drug-induced liver damage -- Glucocorticoids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called glucocorticoids. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    539. Drug-induced liver damage -- Griseofulvin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Griseofulvin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    540. Drug-induced liver damage -- Halothane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called halothane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    541. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ibuprofen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if a...more »
    542. Drug-induced liver damage -- Indomethacin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to indomethacin. Indomethacin is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause fe...more »
    543. Drug-induced liver damage -- Iodide ion
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Iodide ion. Iodide ion is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    544. Drug-induced liver damage -- Isoniazid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called isoniazid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    545. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ketoconazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Ketoconazole. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    546. Drug-induced liver damage -- Mephenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called mephenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    547. Drug-induced liver damage -- Methoxyflurane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called methoxyflurane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inj...more »
    548. Drug-induced liver damage -- Naproxen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to naproxen. Naproxen is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if any...more »
    549. Drug-induced liver damage -- Nitrofuran
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitrofuran antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    550. Drug-induced liver damage -- Nitrous Oxide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called nitrous oxide. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    551. Drug-induced liver damage -- Novobiocin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Novobiocin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    552. Drug-induced liver damage -- Oral hypoglycemics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to oral hypoglycemics which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or ...more »
    553. Drug-induced liver damage -- Penicillin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called penicillin. Penicillin is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver da...more »
    554. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenobarbital
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called phenobarbital. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    555. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenothiazines
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called phenothiazine. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    556. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenylbutazone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to phenylbutazone. Phenylbutazone is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may caus...more »
    557. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called Phenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    558. Drug-induced liver damage -- Quinolone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Quinolone antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    559. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ranitidine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ranitidine. Ranitidine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    560. Drug-induced liver damage -- Rifampicin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called rifampicin. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage ...more »
    561. Drug-induced liver damage -- Salicylate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to salicylates. Salicylates are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few...more »
    562. Drug-induced liver damage -- Saramycetin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Saramycetin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    563. Drug-induced liver damage -- Spectinomycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Spectinomycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    564. Drug-induced liver damage -- Steroids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to steroids which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    565. Drug-induced liver damage -- Sulfonamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Sulfonamide antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    566. Drug-induced liver damage -- Sulfones
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to sulfone antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    567. Drug-induced liver damage -- Sulindac
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to sulindac. Sulindac is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if any...more »
    568. Drug-induced liver damage -- Tamoxifen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tamoxifen which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    569. Drug-induced liver damage -- Telithromycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called Telithromycin. Telithromycin is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild li...more »
    570. Drug-induced liver damage -- Tetracycline
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetracycline antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ...more »
    571. Drug-induced liver damage -- Thioxanthene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called Thioxanthene. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    572. Drug-induced liver damage -- Thorotrast
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Thorotrast. Thorotrast is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    573. Drug-induced liver damage -- Valproic Acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called valproic acid. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    574. Drug-induced liver damage -- Vidarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called vidarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    575. Drug-induced liver damage -- Vitamin A
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if a...more »
    576. Drug-induced liver damage -- Zoxazolamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Zoxazolamine. Zoxazolamine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause fe...more »
    577. Drug-induced liver damage -- anticonvulsives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain anticonvulsives. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver dama...more »
    578. Drug-induced liver damage -- antituberculous agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antituberculous agents. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild live...more »
    579. Drug-induced liver damage -- antiviral medication
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiviral agents. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    580. Drug-induced liver damage -- endocrine agent
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    581. Drug-induced liver damage -- idoxuridine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called idoxuridine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    582. Drug-induced liver damage -- monoamine oxidase inhibitors
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to psychotropic agents called monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liv...more »
    583. Drug-induced liver damage -- p-aminosalicylic acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called p-aminosalicylic acid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the li...more »
    584. Drug-induced liver damage -- psychotropic agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain psychotropic agents. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild li...more »
    585. Drug-induced liver damage -- tricyclic antidepressant
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called tricyclic antidepressant. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver ...more »
    586. Drug-induced liver damage -- xenylamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called xenylamine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    587. Drug-induced liver disease
     Drug-induced liver diseases are diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, hormones, herbs, illicit ("recreational") drugs, and environmental toxins....more »
    588. Drugs-induced liver damage -- Ether
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called ether. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    589. Dubin-Johnson Syndrome
     A rare inherited condition where impaired metabolism of bilirubin results in chronic mild jaundice....more »
    590. Dupont-Sellier-Chocillon Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by lipomatosis of the pancreas and narrowing of the duodenum....more »
    591. Dyck Syndrome
     A very rare condition observe in two brothers. It involves vision, hearing, muscle, sensory and adrenal system problems and an enlarged liver and spleen....more »
    592. Dykes-Markes-Harper syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by dry, scaly skin, enlarged liver and spleen and a incoordination....more »
    593. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital
     A congenital blood condition where the production of red blood cells is defective. The abnormal red blood cells are often destroyed prematurely within the body which can result in anemia. There are three subtypes of the disorder, each with varying severit...more »
    594. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 1
     A very rare genetic blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia. Finger and toe abnormalities are also usually present....more »
    595. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 2
     A very rare genetic blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia....more »
    596. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 3
     An extremely rare blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia....more »
    597. Dysplastic cortical hyperostosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone and brain development....more »
    598. Eccentrochondrodysplasia
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of certain enzymes needed to break it down....more »
    599. 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 »
    600. Ecstasy addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use ecstasy on a regular basis. Chronic ecstasy use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Ecstasy is a synthetic psychoactive drug often used as a recreational drug. Street names for the drug includes: XTC, Adam, Cl...more »
    601. Ectodermal dysplasia, anhidrotic with T-cell immunodeficiency, autosomal dominant
     An inherited disorder characterized by dry, rough skin, sparse scalp hair, cone-shaped teeth and an immune system disorder....more »
    602. Elejalde syndrome
     A rare congenital syndrome characterized excessive fetal growth, skull abnormalities, extra fingers or toes and other abnormalities....more »
    603. Emanuel syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 11 is translocated with a portion of chromosome 22. The disorder involves a wide range of abnormalities such as kidney, genital and heart abnormalities, mental retardation, small head and failure t...more »
    604. Encephalopathy due to GLUT1 deficiency
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where a genetic mutation results in the deficiency of an enzyme called glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase which is required to metabolise certain amino acids (lysine, hydroxylysine and tryptophan). Problems occur when these met...more »
    605. End Stage Liver Failure
     Late stage of liver failure characterised by the onset of mental and neurological symptoms, due to build up of toxic metabolites....more »
    606. Endocardial fibroelastosis
     A rare heart disorder characterized by a thickening of the heart muscle lining causing heart enlargement and heart failure....more »
    607. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    608. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Anabolic C-17
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Anabolic C-17 which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    609. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Antithyroid drugs
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called antithyroid drugs. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    610. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Glucocorticoids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called glucocorticoids. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    611. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Oral contraceptives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to oral contraceptives which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or...more »
    612. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Oral hypoglycemics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to oral hypoglycemics which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or ...more »
    613. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Steroids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to steroids which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    614. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Tamoxifen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tamoxifen which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    615. Endocrine pancreatic cancer
     Any disease that affects the endocrine pancreas...more »
    616. Endometrial Cancer
     Cancer of the endometrium (uterus lining)....more »
    617. Endomyocardial fibrosis
     Heart disease characterized by progressive fibrosis of the lining of one or both lower heart cavities. This results in constriction of the heart cavity and may involve the heart valves and other structures....more »
    618. Enterovirus antenatal infection
     Fetal infection with enterovirus. The condition is extremely rare but infection around the time of birth often results in death or paralysis in survivors. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the exact type of virus involved and at what stag...more »
    619. Epstein-Barr virus, chronic
     A form of human herpes virus that produces persistent symptoms. Most people become infected with the virus at some stage in their life though they usually have few if any symptoms. However, some people develop severe symptoms as a result of an EBV infecti...more »
    620. Erdheim-Chester Disease
     A condition which is defined as a non langerhans cell histiocytosis...more »
    621. Erdheim-Chester syndrome
     A very rare lipid storage disorder involving lipid deposits in various organs and hardening of the ends of long bones which affects the growth of the bone. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    622. Escharonodulaire
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    623. Esophagus Cancer
     Cancer of the esophagus in the throat....more »
    624. Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
     A rare autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of a mixture of various types of antibodies (crylglobulins) in the blood....more »
    625. Essential thrombocytosis -- same as essential thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder where the blood contains too many platelets due to excessive megakaryocytes (platelet-producing cells). Platelets are essential for blood clotting but in essential thrombocythemia excessive platelets can cause the blood to form abnor...more »
    626. 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 »
    627. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, Dyserythropoietic Anemia, And Calvarial Hyperostosis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by anemia, pancreatic dysfunction and abnormal skull calcification....more »
    628. Extramedullary Myeloid Tumor
     A rare type of tumor that develops from myeloid cells (type of immature white blood cell) and tends to usually have a greenish color. The tumor is essentially a localized solid collection of leukemic cells that occurs outside the bone marrow. It can occur...more »
    629. Familial Lactase Deficiency
     A congenital metabolic disorder where normal amounts of lactase are produced but the lactase is defective and unable to digest milk and other products that contain lactose. Symptoms tend to occur soon after consuming such products....more »
    630. Familial Mediterranean fever
     A rare inherited condition characterized by recurrent fever and inflammation. The inflammation usually involves the stomach, lungs or joints....more »
    631. Familial Selective Vitamin B12 Malabsorption
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    632. Familial hyperchylomicronemia
     A rare inherited inborn error of metabolism involving the absence of the enzyme called lipoprotein lipase which results in increased blood triglyeride and chylomicron levels....more »
    633. Familial hyperlipoproteinemia
     A group of genetic disorder characterized by abnormal breakdown of lipoproteins which causes abnormal lipoprotein and lipid levels in the blood. There are various types of this condition: hyperlipoproteinemia type I, II, III, IV and V. The type and severi...more »
    634. Familial hyperlipoproteinemia type 1
     A genetic disorder characterized by abnormal lipid (chylomicrons and high triglyceride lipids) breakdown which results in its accumulation in the blood. The disorder is caused by the reduced or absent activity of the enzyme lipoprotein lipase. The severit...more »
    635. Familial myelofibrosis
     A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement....more »
    636. Fanconi-Bickel syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder where the impaired metabolism of carbohydrates results in a build-up of glycogen in the liver....more »
    637. Fanconi-ichthyosis-dysmorphism
     A very rare syndrome characterized by scaly skin (ichthyosis), anemia, muscle anomalies and various other abnormalities. All six reported cases died within 6 months....more »
    638. Farber's disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme called ceramidase resulting in the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals in the body which causes damage and inflammation....more »
    639. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    640. Fatty liver disease
     Fatty liver disease can range from fatty liver alone (steatosis) to fatty liver associated with inflammation (steatohepatitis). This condition can occur with the use of alcohol (alcohol-related fatty liver) or in the absence of alcohol (nonalcoholic fatty...more »
    641. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    642. Female reproductive toxicity -- Acetaminophen
     Taking excessive doses of acetaminophen during pregnancy can result in kidney and liver problems in the baby. Pregnant women should avoid taking more than the recommended amount of the drug....more »
    643. Fibrosarcoma
     Fibrosarcoma is a malignant tumor derived from fibrous connective tissue and characterized by immature proliferating fibroblasts or undifferentiated anaplastic spindle cells....more »
    644. Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome
     A rare condition where the thin layer around the liver becomes infected as a result of a spread of infection from gonococcal or chlamydial infections in females....more »
    645. Fluke infections
     An infection caused by flukes...more »
    646. Forbes disease
     A rare inherited glycogen storage disease caused by a deficiency of the enzyme amylo-1,6-glucosidase resulting in a build up of glycogen in the liver and muscles....more »
    647. Free sialic Acid storage disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of sialic acid in the tissues and excretion of sialic acid in the urine. There are mild and severe forms of the condition - the severe form result in death before birth or within a fe...more »
    648. Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency, hereditary
     A rare inherited condition where an enzyme deficiency (fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency - FDPase) impairs the body's ability to metabolize fructose from the diet....more »
    649. Fructose-1-phosphate aldolase deficiency, hereditary
     An inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of the enzyme fructose-1-phsophate aldolase prevents fructose being metabolized resulting in fructose intolerance....more »
    650. Fructosuria
     A rare harmless asymptomatic condition caused by a lack of the liver enzyme called fructokinase which is needed to turn fructose into glycogen....more »
    651. Fucosidosis type 1
     A rare biochemical disorder involving deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-fucosidase) which results in accumulation of certain chemicals (glycosphingolipids) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. It is an infantile form of fucosidosis which sta...more »
    652. Fucosidosis type II
     A form of the biochemical disorder called fucosidosis where an enzyme deficiency (alpha-fucosidase) results in the accumulation of certain chemicals (glycosphingolipids) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Symptoms start later and progre...more »
    653. Fungemia
     The presence of fungi in the blood. Most commonly occurs in people with a compromised immune system. Other risk factors include dialysis, burns, diabetes and use of broad-spectrum antibiotics and steroids. The severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    654. GM1 gangliosidosis
     A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase A) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type 1 is a severe infantile form of the...more »
    655. Galactokinase deficiency
     A rare condition where an enzyme deficiency (galactokinase) impaires the body's ability to break down galactose consumed in the diet....more »
    656. Galactosemia I
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase) prevents the metabolism of galactose which is a sugar component of milk. Ranges from milk intolerance in mild cases to death in severe untreated c...more »
    657. Galactosemia III
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (UDP-Galactose-4-epimerase) prevents the metabolism of galactose which is a sugar component of milk. The condition may vary from mild to severe....more »
    658. Gall Bladder Cancer
     Cancer of the gall bladder....more »
    659. Gall bladder conditions
     Any condition that affects the gallbladder...more »
    660. Gallstones
     Stone-like deposits in the gall bladder....more »
    661. Game-Friedman-Paradice syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by retarded growth, hydrocephaly, underdeveloped lungs and various other anomalies. The condition was observed in four offspring from one family....more »
    662. Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1
     A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase A) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type 1 is a severe infantile form of the...more »
    663. Gardner-Morrisson-Abbot syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by thrombocytopenia and various other abnormalities present at birth....more »
    664. Garret-Tripp syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by extra digits, a lack of hair and scaly skin on the scalp, face and neck....more »
    665. Gaucher Disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3....more »
    666. Gaucher disease -- perinatal lethal form
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of abnormally tight skin and Gaucher disease which is a lipid storage disease. This is the most severe form of Gaucher disease....more »
    667. Gaucher disease type 1
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 1 is the visceral, chronic ...more »
    668. Gaucher disease type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 2 is acute neurological for...more »
    669. Gaucher disease type 3
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 3 is a subacute neurologica...more »
    670. Gaucher-like disease
     A very rare inherited condition where the body's inability to bread down a certain fat (glucocerebroside) causes it to accumulate in body tissues and organs where it can cause damage. Gaucher-like disease is a sub-type of Gaucher disease which primarily a...more »
    671. Ghosal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by difficult to treat anemia and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    672. 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 »
    673. Glutaric Acidemia Type I
     A condition which results in an inability to process the amino acids lysine, hydroxylysine and tryptophan...more »
    674. Glutaric Acidemia Type II
     A condition which is characterized by an inability of the body to use fats and proteins of the body for energy...more »
    675. Glutaric Aciduria, neonatal form of type II A
     A more serious neonatal form of glutaricaciduria where there is excessive blood and urine levels of glutaric acid and congenital anomalies may be present....more »
    676. Glutaric aciduria 1
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where a genetic mutation results in the deficiency of an enzyme called glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase which is required to metabolise certain amino acids (lysine, hydroxylysine and tryptophan). Problems occur when these met...more »
    677. Glutaric aciduria 2
     A metabolic disorder involving an enzyme deficiency - electron transfer flavoprotein ubiquinone oxydoreductase. The severity of symptoms depends on the level of deficiency. The infant onset form is the most severe and often results in death. Severe cases ...more »
    678. Glutaricaciduria 2B
     A milder, later-onset form of glutaricaciduria where there is excessive blood and urine levels of glutaric acid due to the body's impaired ability to metabolize protein and fat into energy....more »
    679. Glutaricaciduria I
     A rare inherited enzyme deficiency disorder where deficiency of the glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase enzyme results in dystonia, dyskinesia and sometimes mental retardation....more »
    680. Glutaricaciduria type 1
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where a genetic mutation results in the deficiency of an enzyme called glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase which is required to metabolise certain amino acids (lysine, hydroxylysine and tryptophan). Problems occur when these met...more »
    681. Glycogen Storage Disease IXa1
     Glycogen storage disease type IX is a relatively mild glycogen storage disease which involves a deficiency of the enzyme hepatic phosphorylase kinase. Thee are four subtypes of the condition, each caused by a different genetic defect which results in the ...more »
    682. Glycogen Storage Disease IXb
     Glycogen storage disease type IX is a relatively mild glycogen storage disease which involves a deficiency of the enzyme hepatic phosphorylase kinase. There are four subtypes of the condition, each caused by a different genetic defect which results in the...more »
    683. Glycogen Storage Disease IXc
     Glycogen storage disease type IX is a relatively mild glycogen storage disease which involves a deficiency of the enzyme hepatic phosphorylase kinase. There are four subtypes of the condition, each caused by a different genetic defect which results in the...more »
    684. Glycogen Storage Disease Type I
     An inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase prevents glycogen being turned into glucose leading to a buildup of glycogen in the liver and kidneys. Most problems tend to develop during adulthood....more »
    685. Glycogen branching deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme deficiency (glycogen branching enzyme) results in a harmful buildup of glycogen byproducts in the liver, muscle and even the heart in some cases. The severity of symptoms is variable depending on the degree of enz...more »
    686. Glycogen debranching deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme deficiency (amylo-1,6-glucosidase) results in a harmful buildup of glycogen byproducts in the liver, muscle and even the heart in some cases. The severity of symptoms is variable depending on the degree of enzyme ...more »
    687. Glycogen storage disease type 1C
     A genetic metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a defect in the microsomal phosphate) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues. G6P is stored as glycogen until the body needs to conve...more »
    688. Glycogen storage disease type 1D
     A genetic metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a defect in the microsomal glucose transporter) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues. G6P is stored as glycogen until the body need...more »
    689. Glycogen storage disease type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down....more »
    690. Glycogen storage disease type 6
     A rare, generally mild form of inherited glycogen storage disease where a deficiency of phosphorylase b kinase leads to hypoglycemia and accumulation of glycogen in the liver....more »
    691. Glycogen storage disease type 6A, due to phosphorylase kinase deficiency
     A rare, generally mild form of inherited glycogen storage disease where a deficiency of phosphorylase kinase leads to hypoglycemia and accumulation of glycogen in the liver. Phosphorylase kinase deficiency can cause glycogen storage disease type VIa and/o...more »
    692. Glycogen storage diseases
     A condition which is characterized by a defect in the ability of the body to store glycogen...more »
    693. Glycogenosis type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down. The severity of the condition is variable ...more »
    694. Glycogenosis type 8
     A mild glycogen storage disease which affects males only and involves a deficiency of the enzyme phosphorylase b-kinase....more »
    695. Glycoprotein storage disease
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving an enlarged spleen and abnormal glycoprotein storage....more »
    696. Gold poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to gold....more »
    697. 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 »
    698. Goldstein-Hutt syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, excessive eyelash growth and and a blood abnormality (the red blood cells are spherical instead of doughnut shaped which makes them fragile)....more »
    699. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    700. Graft-versus-host disease
     A disease characterised by an immune response as a result of a transplantation or transfusion resulting in a widespread systemic inflammatory response...more »
    701. Grasbeck-Imerslund Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    702. Griscelli disease
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    703. Griscelli syndrome type II
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a partial lack of pigmentation in the eye, skin and hair, clumps of pigmentation in hair shafts, immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms....more »
    704. HADH deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    705. HELLP syndrome
     A rare potentially fatal condition that occurs in pregnant women and is frequently associated with pre-eclampsia....more »
    706. HMG CoA synthetase deficiency
     An inherited metabolic defect due to the deficiency of an enzyme (HMG CoA synthetase) needed to form ketone bodies. Symptoms are often preceded by periods of fasting or illness....more »
    707. Hairy cell leukemia
     A chronic leukemia which causes an excess of abnormal mononuclear cells which appear hair like under microscopy...more »
    708. Hanot-MacMahon-Thannhauser syndrome
     A liver disorder where chronic inflammation of the small portal bile ducts leads to blockage of the smallest ducts. As a result, fatty deposits develop in the skin, the liver and kidneys become enlarged and jaundice occurs....more »
    709. Hardikar syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by obstructive liver disease, cleft lip, cleft palate, eye and urogenital abnormalities....more »
    710. Hashimoto-Pritzker syndrome
     A rare harmless skin disorder characterized by the accumulation of histiocytes (infection-fighting cells) in the skin which forms nodules. The condition occurs at birth or soon after and resolves spontaneously within a month....more »
    711. 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 »
    712. Heliotrope poisoning
     The Heliotrope is a herbaceous plant which bears small white, purple or blue flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild and is also used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The leaves contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if eaten o...more »
    713. Helminth infections
     The infection by a parasitic worm...more »
    714. Helminthiasis
     Infection of the human body with a parasitic worm such as roundworms and pinworms. The worms usually only involve the intestinal tract but sometimes they may invade other organs. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the type of worm and the ...more »
    715. Hemangioendothelioma
     A rare type of blood vessel tumor that can occur anywhere in the body but is most often found in the skin, liver and spleen. Symptoms vary according to the exact location....more »
    716. Hematochromatosis
     Hemochromatosis is the abnormal accumulation of iron in parenchymal organs, leading to organ toxicity. It is the most common inherited liver disease in whites and the most common autosomal recessive genetic disorder....more »
    717. Hemochromatosis
     Excess of iron leading to problems with joints, liver, heart and pancreas....more »
    718. Hemochromatosis type 1
     A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 1 is the most common form of the disorder, has an adult onset and is inherited recessively....more »
    719. Hemochromatosis type 2
     A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 2 is a more severe type, has a juvenile onset and is inherited recessively....more »
    720. Hemochromatosis type 3
     A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 3 has an onset that is between type 1 and type 2 and is inherited recessively....more »
    721. Hemochromatosis type 4
     A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 4 has an adult onset but is inherited dominantly....more »
    722. Hemoglobin C disease
     An inherited blood condition characterized by abnormal hemoglobin (hemoglobin C) which leads to premature break down of red blood cells and hence anemia. In homozygous patients (a hemoglobin C gene is inherited from both parents) mild hemolytic anemia may...more »
    723. Hemoglobin C homozygous (CC)
     A rare genetic blood disorder which tends to only cause mild hemolytic anemia....more »
    724. Hemoglobin E disease
     A recessively inherited genetic blood disorder characterized by abnormally small red blood cells which generally causes no health problems. Some people may suffer mild hemolytic anemia or a slightly enlarged spleen....more »
    725. Hemoglobin E homozygous
     A rare genetic blood anomaly which may cause anemia and occasionally an enlarged spleen....more »
    726. Hemoglobin H
     A genetic blood anomaly that causes enlarged liver and spleen and hemolytic anemia....more »
    727. Hemoglobin, constant spring
     A generally mild form of anemia caused by a defect in the hemoglobin which is the part of the blood that carries oxygen to the body tissues. The biggest risk of this condition is the fact that children born to carriers of this and other blood disorders ma...more »
    728. Hemolytic anaemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    729. Hemolytic anemia
     Hemolytic anemia is a term used to describe the premature desctruction of red blood cells. Red blood cells are normally broken down every 3-4 months and replaced but in haemolytic anemia the red blood cells are broken down at a faster rate than they can b...more »
    730. Hemolytic anemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    731. Hemolytic disease of the newborn
     Blood disease in newborns mainly related to Rh incompatibility...more »
    732. Hemolytic jaundice
     A condition which is characterized by jaundice due to an increased production of bilirubin from degradation of red blood cells...more »
    733. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood...more »
    734. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 1
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    735. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 2
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    736. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 3
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    737. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    738. Hemophagocytic reticulosis
     The abnormal proliferation of reticulum cell (histiocytes) which infiltrate various organs and. Macrophages destroy blood cells causing blood abnormalities. Meningoencephalitis frequently occurs when the histiocytes infiltrate the mininges and cerebral ti...more »
    739. Hemorrhagic thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by increased number of platelets in the blood which often results in an enlarged spleen, bleeding and blood vessel blockages....more »
    740. Hepadnaviral infection
     There are a number of viruses in the Hepadnavirdae family of viruses but only type B can cause infection in the human. It causes hepatitis B infection in humans. The other types of the virus can cause infection in other animals....more »
    741. Hepadnaviruses
     There are a number of viruses in the Hepadnavirdae family of viruses but only type B can cause infection in the human. It causes hepatitis B infection in humans. The other types of the virus can cause infection in other animals....more »
    742. Hepadnoavirus infection
     There are a number of viruses in the Hepadnavirdae family of viruses but only type B can cause infection in the human. It causes hepatitis B infection in humans. The other types of the virus can cause infection in other animals....more »
    743. Hepatic amyloidosis with intrahepatic cholestasis
     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 hepatic amyloidosis, the amyloid deposits occur primarily in the liver which affects the flow of bile th...more »
    744. Hepatic cystic hamartoma
     A cystic liver tumor....more »
    745. Hepatic encephalopathy syndrome
     A rare syndrome involving the association of advanced liver disease and neurological problems....more »
    746. Hepatic fibrosis, congenital
     A rare condition characterized by scarring or fibrosis of the liver that impairs its function....more »
    747. 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 »
    748. Hepatitis
     Any type of liver inflammation or infection....more »
    749. Hepatitis A
     Contagious viral infection of the liver...more »
    750. Hepatitis B
     Viral liver infection spread by sex or body fluids....more »
    751. Hepatitis C
     Viral liver infection spread by blood....more »
    752. Hepatitis D
     Viral liver infection occurring in association with HepB....more »
    753. Hepatitis E
     Viral liver infection....more »
    754. Hepatitis Virus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of the hepatitis virus during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected b...more »
    755. Hepatitis X
     Hepatitis infection by an unknown virus not classified as HepA/B/C/D/E....more »
    756. Hepatitis X (non-A,-B,-C,-D,-E)
     Viral liver inflammation that cannot be determined to be one of the existing types of viral hepatitis - A,B,C,D and E....more »
    757. Hepatocellular jaundice
     A condition which is characterized by jaundice due to injury or damage to the hepatocellular cells of the liver...more »
    758. 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 »
    759. Hepatosplenomegaly
     Enlargement of the liver and the spleen....more »
    760. Heptaosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
     A rare subtype of lymphoma which originates from T-cell lymphocytes in the liver and the spleen. This form of lymphoma is considered quite aggressive. People with solid organ transplants tend to be more susceptible to this form of cancer, possibility beca...more »
    761. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Chaparral
     Chaparral can be used as a herbal agent to treat abdominal cramps, pain and acne. The herbal agent contains a chemical called NDGA which can cause an adverse reaction in some people. Skin contact can also result in dermatitis. Patients with preexisting li...more »
    762. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Clove
     Clove can be used as a herbal agent that can be used topically for tooth pain or as a local anesthetic in dentistry. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction or even anaphylaxis in some people....more »
    763. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Germander
     Germander can be used as a herbal agent to treat obesity. The herbal agent contains chemicals that can cause liver toxicity in some patients....more »
    764. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. Kombucha can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    765. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Margosa oil
     Margosa oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat parasitic infestations. The herbal agent contains various chemicals which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    766. 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 »
    767. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Polygonum multiflorum
     The root from the Polygonum multiflorum can be used as a herbal agent to treat constipation, insomnia and vertigo. The herbal agent contains anthraquinones which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    768. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Rue
     Rue can be used to induce abortion, as a topical insect repellant or to treat spasms and delayed menstruation. The herbal agent contains chemicals (alkaloids, arborine, arborinine) which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    769. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Sassafras Oil
     Sassafras Oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat skin irritation such as insect bites. The herbal agent contains a chemical called safrole which can cause harmful effects if ingested ....more »
    770. Herbal Agent overdose -- Comfrey
     Comfrey can be used as a herbal agent used topically to assist wound healing. The herbal agent contains pyrrolizidine alkaloid which is toxic to the liver. Ingesting sufficient quantities can result in severe liver problems....more »
    771. Herbal Agent overdose -- Germanium
     Germanium is used as a health food supplement mainly in Japan but it can cause various problems if too much is taken. Chronic use and the ingestion of a large amount at one time can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    772. Herbal Agent overdose -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. The ingestion of excessive amounts of Kombucha can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    773. Herbal Agent overdose -- Psoralea Corylifolia
     Psoralea Corylifolia can be used as a herbal agent to treat vitiligo and psoriasis. Excessive intake of the seeds can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    774. Herbal Agent overdose -- Rue
     Rue can be used to induce abortion, as a topical insect repellant or to treat spasms and delayed menstruation. The herbal agent contains chemicals (alkaloids, arborine, arborinine) which can cause various symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    775. Hereditary Hemochromatosis
     A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. There are 4 types of hemochromatosis and they are distinguished by age of onset, genetic cause and type of inheritance. Some...more »
    776. 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 »
    777. Hereditary carnitine deficiency
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine resulting primarily in muscle problems. Severe symptoms can be triggered by periods of illness or fasting....more »
    778. Hereditary carnitine deficiency syndrome
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine resulting primarily in muscle weakness. The carnitine deficiency may be due to excessive loss of insufficient production....more »
    779. Hereditary carnitine deficiency syndrome, systemic
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine in tissues other than the muscles resulting primarily in muscle weakness....more »
    780. Hereditary elliptocytosis
     An inherited blood disorder where a significant number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) are elliptical or oval shaped rather than doughnut shaped. The condition is often asymptomatic but anemia can result when the abnormal red blood cells are destroyed....more »
    781. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by epistaxes and multiple telangiectases....more »
    782. Hereditary non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     A group of genetic blood disorders where red blood cells are prematurely destroyed resulting in anemia if they are not replaced fast enough. The blood cells are destroyed because they have abnormally weak membranes which gives them an irregular shape rath...more »
    783. Hereditary spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     An inherited blood disorder where a metabolic defect causes defects in the red blood cells membranes which leads to their characteristic spherical shape (normal cells are doughnut shaped) and premature destruction....more »
    784. Hereditary thrombocythemia
     An inherited disorder characterized by thrombocytosis which is a high blood platelet count that occurs for no apparent reason. It is usually only discovered incidentally during routine blood tests....more »
    785. Heroin dependence
     The physical and psychological dependence to the recreational drug heroin...more »
    786. Herpes, Neonatal
     Neonatal herpes is the infection of a newborn with the herpes virus within the first six weeks of life. The virus may be transmitted from the mother to the baby while it is still in the uterus or during delivery. The risk of transmitting the virus is high...more »
    787. Herpes, Neonatal -- Disseminated
     Disseminated neonatal herpes is a widespread infection of a newborn with the herpes virus within the first six weeks of life. The virus may be transmitted from the mother to the baby while it is still in the uterus or during delivery. The risk of transmit...more »
    788. High triglycerides
     A condition characterized by elevated triglycerides in the blood...more »
    789. Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell
     A group of disorders involving the excessive proliferation of histiocytes (macrophages) which are not Langerhans cells. Subgroups of this disorder includes hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, sinus histiocytosis, xanthogranuloma and sea-blue histiocyte sy...more »
    790. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    791. Hodgkin's disease, adult
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in adults. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    792. Hodgkin's disease, childhood
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in children. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    793. Hodgkin's disease, nodular sclerosis
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    794. Homozygotic Alpha 1 antitrypsin Defeciency
     Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherited disorder that can cause lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children...more »
    795. Homozygous hypobetalipoproteinemia
     Inherited low blood betalipoprotein level. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by whether or not there are some betalipoproteins in the body....more »
    796. Horse nettle poisoning
     Horse nettle is a herbaceous plant which has prickles and bears yellow berries. The berries contain solanin alkaloids which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities. It is often found growing in the wild in many parts of the world. Death is conside...more »
    797. Hunter-Carpenter-Macdonald syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by various abnormalities including small head, facial anomalies, mental retardation and hair, skin and nail anomalies. Fetal exposure to alcohol is believed to be a factor in the syndrome....more »
    798. Hurler syndrome
    799. Hydatidosis
     A parasitic infection caused by a tapeworm larva called echinococci. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location of the infestation - the most common site for the larval cysts is the liver. The most common symptoms are due to compressi...more »
    800. Hydrops ectrodactyly syndactyly
     A very rare disorder characterized mainly be webbed fingers and toes, hand defect and hydrops (abnormal accumulation of fluid in the fetus)....more »
    801. 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 »
    802. 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 »
    803. 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 »
    804. Hyperbilirubinemia
     Increased levels of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a by product from the breakdown of haemoglobin....more »
    805. Hyperchylomicronemia
     A term used to describe the presence of too many chylomicrons in the blood....more »
    806. Hyperdibasic aminoaciduria type 2
     A rare inborn urea cycle disorder characterized by an enzyme defect in the amino acid transporter gene SLC7A7 (positive amino acid transporter)....more »
    807. Hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare condition where too many eosinophils are produced over an extended period of time for no apparent reason. The eosinophils can infiltrate various organs and tissues and cause dysfunction or damage...more »
    808. 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 »
    809. Hyperimidodipeptiduria
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by an excessive level of imidodipeptides in the urine due to a deficiency of the enzyme prolidase....more »
    810. Hyperimmunoglobinemia D with recurrent fever
     A very rare disorder involving a high immunoglobulin level associated with periods of fever which generally reoccur every month or two....more »
    811. Hyperlipidaemia
    812. Hyperlipoproteinemia type 3
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the body's impaired ability to break down certain lipids (triglycerides) which results in their buildup in the blood....more »
    813. Hyperlipoproteinemia type 5
     An inherited disorder where the body's ability to break down lipids (triglycerides and cholesterol) is impaired resulting in increased blood lipid levels of chylomicrons and VLDL's....more »
    814. Hyperlysinemia, persistent
     A rare genetic disorder where the body lacks enzymes (lysine ketoglutarate reductase and saccharopine dehydrogenase) to metabolize lysine which then causes a harmful builds up of lysine in the blood and urine and saccharopins in the urine. Some patients a...more »
    815. Hyperparathyroidism, neonatal severe primary
     A very rare disorder where high levels of parathyroid levels affects the body's use of calcium. The bones lack sufficiency calcification and become weak....more »
    816. Hyperpigmentation, Cutaneous, With Hypertrichosis, Hepatosplenomegaly, Heart Anomalies, Hearing Loss, And Hypogonadism
     A rare syndrome characterized by various skin and nail anomalies as well as other problems....more »
    817. Hyperpipecolatemia
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by high blood levels of pipecolic acid....more »
    818. Hypersecretion of growth hormone
    819. Hypersplenism
     A condition which is characterized by the exaggeration of blood degrading function of the spleen...more »
    820. 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 »
    821. Hypervitaminoses A and D
     The excessive physiological effect of vitamin A or D cause by excessive intake of the vitamins...more »
    822. Hypoplasia hepatic ductular
     A rare liver disorder where there are fewer than normal bile ducts in the liver - sometimes all the bile ducts are absent. Alagille syndrome is characterized by this liver abnormalitiy as well as a distinctive face, abnormal vertebrae and retarded physica...more »
    823. 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 »
    824. I cell disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the harmful accumulation of chemicals (glycoproteins and glycoplipids) due to the deficiency of an enzyme (UDP-N-acetylglucosamine-I-phosphotransferase)....more »
    825. Ichthyohepatotoxication
     Ichthyohepatotoxication is a condition caused by eating the liver of certain fish. It is believed that the high vitamin A content of the liver leads to vitamin A overdose and the resulting symptoms. Tropical shark livers are associated with this condition...more »
    826. Ichythosiform Erythroderma with Leukocyte Vacuolation
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities. The body is unable to metabolize (break down) triglycerides so they build up in various tissues throughout the body. The severity of the symptoms ...more »
    827. Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare blood disorder where the bone marrow produces too many eosinophils over a long period of time which can cause organ or tissue damage. The disorder can affect and part of the body but most often affects the skin, heart and nervous system. The increa...more »
    828. Idiopathic liver cirrhosis
     Cirrhosis is defined histologically as a diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules. The progression of liver injury to cirrhosis may occur over weeks to years....more »
    829. Imerslund's Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    830. Imerslund's Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    831. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    832. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    833. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    834. 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 »
    835. Immune defect due to absence of thymus
     A congenital disorder where the absence of the thymus results in immune system problems (deficiency of T-Lymphocytes). The thymus is involved in the production of mature functioning T-cells which fight infection....more »
    836. Immunoglobulinic amyloidosis
     A disease characterized by the abnormal deposit of amyloid in various parts of the body, especially organs such as the kidneys, heart, liver, gastrointestinal tract and peripheral nerves. It occurs when plasma cells in the bone marrow produce too much of ...more »
    837. Immunoproliferative diseases
     Diseases characterised by proliferation of the lymphoid cells...more »
    838. 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 »
    839. Inborn errors of thyroid hormone synthesis related to hypothyroidism
     Congenital hypothyroidism is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants. This can occur because of an anatomic defect in the gland, an inborn error of thyroid metabolism, or iodine deficiency....more »
    840. India tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    841. Indian tick fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    842. Infant Cytomegalic virus
     A serious CMV viral infection in newborns....more »
    843. Infantile multisystem inflammatory disease
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    844. Infantile sialic acid storage disorder
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of sialic acid in the tissues and excretion of sialic acid in the urine. The disorder results in death within the first few years of life - usually in infancy....more »
    845. Infectious myocarditis
     Inflammation of the muscle of the heart (myocardium) due to an infection. It often occurs as a complication of various bacterial, viral or parasitic infections such as rubella, polio and rheumatic fever....more »
    846. Infective endocarditis
     The infection and inflammation of the inner heart layers, especially the valves. The infection is usually bacterial. The condition carries a high risk of death....more »
    847. Inhalant abuse
     Inhalant abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Inhalants include gasoline, adhesives, solve...more »
    848. Inhalant addiction
     Inhalant addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse inhalants (e.g. inhaling them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Inhalants...more »
    849. Inherited Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by thrombotic microangiography occurring with renal failure, hemolytic anemia and severe thrombocytopenia...more »
    850. Inherited spherocytic anemia
     Inherited Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of red...more »
    851. Interferon Beta -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Interferon Beta during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    852. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
     A slow growing malignant cancer that occurs in the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    853. Intrapartum Eclampsia
     Intrapartum eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Intrapartum means that it occurs during the delivery of the baby. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. ...more »
    854. Irish potato poisoning
     The common potato is an edible root. However, the potato sprouts and green skin in old potatoes contain chemicals such as solanine which can cause symptoms if eaten. Severe cases can result in death but this is relatively rare....more »
    855. Israeli spotted fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    856. Itraconazole toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    857. Ivemark II
     A lethal syndrome characterized by lack of spleen function as well as kidney, liver, pancreatic and heart abnormalities. The condition generally results in death within days of birth....more »
    858. Jequier-Kozlowski-skeletal dysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by various skeletal abnormalities and facial anomalies....more »
    859. Joubert Syndrome 9
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    860. Juvenile Megaloblastic Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    861. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
     A group of chronic inflammatory joint disorders that affects children. The condition generally involves periods of time where the condition is active followed by periods of abatement of symptoms. In some cases, the condition can be systemic and can cause ...more »
    862. 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 »
    863. Kaposiform hemangio-endothelioma
     A rare blood vessel tumor that occur primarily in children. It causes localized damage but is not metastatic. Main sites affected are the retroperitoneum and skin but can also occur in the head and neck area, mediastinum and deep soft tissue of the trunk ...more »
    864. Katayama fever
     An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters....more »
    865. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    866. Kenya fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    867. Kenya tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    868. Kenya tick-bite fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    869. Korovnikov syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by enlarged spleen and increased blood platelets which leads to bleeding problems. It is considered to by a form of Banti's disease....more »
    870. L-3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    871. LADHSC deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    872. Lambert syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a club foot, inguinal hernia, biliary atresia and branchial dysplasia....more »
    873. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells...more »
    874. Langerhans cell sarcoma
     A rare cancerous growth of Langerhans cells that can develop in the lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen and bones....more »
    875. Large granular lymphocyte leukemia
     A form of leukemia characterized by an increased number of circulating granular lymphocytes....more »
    876. Lathosterolosis
     A very rare disorder where an enzyme (sterol C5-desaturase) deficiency prevents the normal synthesis of cholesterol in the body. The deficiency causes various malformations, mental retardation and liver disease....more »
    877. Lawrence-Seip syndrome
     Lawrence-Seip syndrome is a relatively uncommon condition involving generalized loss of skin fat that is acquired rather than congenital as in Berardinelli-Seip Syndrome. Patients can also develop diabetes mellitus and other problems. The loss of skin fat...more »
    878. Leiomyosarcoma
     A rare soft tissue cancer that arises from smooth muscle cells which form the involuntary muscles. Smooth muscle cells can occur in the skin, uterus, stomach, intestine and blood vessel walls. The main location for these tumors is in the uterus, retroperi...more »
    879. Leishmaniasis
     A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis....more »
    880. 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 »
    881. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    882. Leukemia, B-cell, chronic
     A slow growing cancer of the immune system involving proliferation of B-cells....more »
    883. 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 »
    884. 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 »
    885. 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 »
    886. Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of a type of infection-fighting white blood cell called a monocyte. Acute leukemia involves a more rapid proliferation of cancer cells compared to chronic forms of leukem...more »
    887. Leukemia, Myeloid
     A form of blood cancer that causes a proliferation of the precursors or immature red blood cells, platelets and certain white blood cells such as granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    888. Leukemia, Myeloid, Aggressive-Phase
     Myeloid leukemia is a form of cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body. The aggressive phase of myeloid...more »
    889. Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic
     A slow-growing cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body....more »
    890. Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase
     Myeloid leukemia is a form of cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body. The chronic phase of myeloid le...more »
    891. 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 »
    892. 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 »
    893. Leukemia, T-Cell
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved....more »
    894. Leukemia, T-Cell, Acute
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved. The acute form involves a rapid proliferation of canc...more »
    895. Leukemia, T-cell, chronic
     Cancer of blood cells called T-cells which form part of the immune system....more »
    896. 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 »
    897. Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency, Type III
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal neutrophil functioning which reduces the body's immunity as well as bleeding problems due to platelet adhesive problems. The abnormal neutrophils are unable to be transported to sites of infection due to...more »
    898. Levine-Critchley syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder mainly involving progressive muscle weakness and wasting, abnormal limb movement, progressive cognitive loss and red blood cell abnormalities....more »
    899. Lichen planus
     Skin rash...more »
    900. Lipidosis with triglyceride storage disease
     A very disorder involving abnormal storage of fat (triglycerides in parts of the body). The condition causes blood abnormalities as well as skin, eye and hearing problems....more »
    901. Lipoamide dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare enzyme deficiency (dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase) which can cause lactic acidosis. The age of onset and symptoms are variable....more »
    902. Lipoatrophy with diabetes, hepatic steatosis, cardiomyopathy, and leukomelanodermic papules
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by loss of fat under the skin, diabetes, heart muscle disease, fatty liver...more »
    903. Lipodystrophy, familial partial, type 1 (FPLD1)
     An inherited disorder characterized by the loss of fatty tissue from the extremities while fatty tissue on the face, neck and trunk is normal or increased....more »
    904. Lipoproteine lipase deficiency
     A rare inherited inborn error of metabolism involving the absence of the enzyme called lipoprotein lipase which results in increased blood triglyeride and chylomicron levels....more »
    905. Lissencephaly
     A very rare disorder characterized by abnormal brain formation so that the brain surface appears smooth rather than convoluted....more »
    906. Lissencephaly syndrome type 1
     A very rare form of the brain formation disorder called lissencephaly where the brain surface is abnormally smooth rather than convoluted resulting in mental retardation. Physical malformations are also present....more »
    907. Littoral cell angioma of the spleen
     A usually benign type of tumor that develops in the spleen. The name arises from the fact that the tumor develops from the littoral cells which line the blood vessels in the spleen....more »
    908. Liver abscess
     Pus in the liver...more »
    909. Liver cancer
     Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver....more »
    910. Liver conditions
     Any condition that affects the liver...more »
    911. Liver disease -- retinitis pigmentosa -- polyneuropathy -- epilepsy
     An inherited disorder characterized by an enzyme (Alpha-methyl-acyl-CoA racemase) deficiency, liver disease, epilepsy, polyneuropathy and eye problems. The neuropathy tends to start during adulthood....more »
    912. 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 »
    913. Liver fibrosis
     Liver fibrosis is the excessive accumulation of extracellular matrix proteins including collagen that occurs in most types of chronic liver diseases....more »
    914. 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 »
    915. Long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. ...more »
    916. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    917. Lymph node neoplasm
     Lymph node tumor....more »
    918. 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 »
    919. 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 »
    920. Lymphocyte depletion Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    921. Lymphocytic leukemia
     A condition characterized by the proliferation of lymphoid tissues...more »
    922. 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 »
    923. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    924. 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 »
    925. 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 »
    926. 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 »
    927. 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 »
    928. M/SCHAD deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    929. MGA 4
     MGA (methylglutaconic aciduria) is a rare genetic disorder where the body's cells are unable to make sufficient energy resulting in an accumulation in the body of 3-methylglutaconic acid. Type 4 is characterized by symptoms which overlap type 1 and 3....more »
    930. MPS 3 C
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) due to deficiency of an enzyme called acetyl-CoA:alpha-glucosamide N-acetyltransferase. Mucopolysaccharide levels build up and are then dep...more »
    931. MULIBREY Nanism
     A genetic condition...more »
    932. Macrocytic anemia
     Macrocytic anemia is a blood disorder where the red blood cells are larger than normal but have low levels of haemoglobin which is needed to carry oxygen throughout the body. The condition usually results from a deficiency of vitamin B12 or folate, digest...more »
    933. Macrosomia with lethal microphthalmia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by very small eyes and a large body size at birth....more »
    934. Majeed syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by blood abnormality and recurring bone infections....more »
    935. Malaria
     A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites....more »
    936. 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 »
    937. Malignant Jaundice
     Jaundice due to an obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts by a tumor. Bile ducts are vessels which carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder....more »
    938. Malignant obstructive biliary disease
     Obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts by a tumor. Bile ducts are vessels which carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder. Jaundice is usually one of the main symptoms....more »
    939. Mansonella ozzardi infection
     Infection with a type of nematode (Mansonella ozzardi) found in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Infection occurs through the bit of infected midges and blackflies....more »
    940. Marburg virus
     Serious virus related to Ebola....more »
    941. Marchiafava-Micheli disease
     A blood disorder where abnormalities in erhtyrocyte membranes results in excessive destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia....more »
    942. Mareck's disease -- visceral
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    943. Marek disease
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    944. Marine turtle poisoning
     Marine turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity amo...more »
    945. Marine turtle poisoning -- Green Sea Turtle
     Green Sea turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity ...more »
    946. Marine turtle poisoning -- Hawksbill Turtle
     Hawksbill turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity ...more »
    947. Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle
     Leatherback turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severit...more »
    948. Marine turtle poisoning -- Loggerhead Turtle
     Loggerhead turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity...more »
    949. Marine turtle poisoning -- Soft-shelled Turtle
     Soft-shelled turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severi...more »
    950. Marseilles fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    951. Mastocytosis
     A disorder where excessive amounts of mast cells proliferate in organs such as the skin, liver, bone, spleen and gastrointestinal tract. Mast cells occur in connective tissue and defend the body against disease by releasing histamine to stimulate the immu...more »
    952. Mauriac syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by diabetes, short stature and obesity....more »
    953. 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 »
    954. Mc Leod neuroacanthocytosis syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by neuromuscular, blood and central nervous system symptoms. The disease is slowly progressive....more »
    955. Meadows syndrome
     A rare condition that affects pregnant women during the last trimester or within two months after birth. It is characterized by breathing difficult, chest pain, congestive heart failure, heart rhythm abnormalities, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal sy...more »
    956. Meckel Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder involving numerous abnormalities and characterized by death within the first few weeks....more »
    957. Mediterranean Spotted Fever
     A condition caused by Rickettsia rickettsia transmitted by the tick...more »
    958. Medium and long chan 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder characterized by the deficiency of an enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolise long and medum-chain fatty acids. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of the deficiency....more »
    959. Medium and short chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    960. Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (medium-chain fatty acids) into energy and hence these fats build up in the body and cause damage....more »
    961. Megaloblasti Anemia, 1
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    962. Megaloblastic Anemia 1
     A rare genetic blood disorder where a defect in the vitamin B12 receptor means that it can't be absorbed from food during digestion. As a result of the low vitamin B12 levels, the body produces increased numbers of abnormal enlarged red blood cells (megal...more »
    963. Megaloblastic Anemia, Familial
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    964. Megarbane-Jalkh Syndrome
     A rare condition reported in two related infants and involving a range of abnormalities such as developmental delay, unusual facial features, wrinkled skin, liver failure and fragile bones. One of the infants died before the age of 2 years due to liver fa...more »
    965. 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 »
    966. Melioidosis
     Bacterial infection from soil or water....more »
    967. Meningitis
     Dangerous infection of the membranes surrounding the brain....more »
    968. Meningococcemia
     A rare infectious disease whose main symptoms are upper respiratory tract infection, fever, rash and eye and ear problems....more »
    969. Menkes Disease
     Genetic disease of copper deficiency....more »
    970. Mental retardation -- macrocephaly -- coarse facies -- hypotonia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, large head, coarse face and reduced muscle tone....more »
    971. Metabolic disorders
     Disorders that affect the metabolic system in human...more »
    972. Metastatic liver cancer
     Metastatic liver cancer is a cancer that has spread to the liver from elsewhere in the body....more »
    973. Methyldopa-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Methyldopa-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    974. Methylmalonic acidemia
    975. Methylmalonic acidemia, vitamin B12 responsive
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the impaired ability to make a chemical called adenosylcobalamin. Adenosylcobalamin is a derivative of vitamin B12. The defect results a biochemical abnormality which affects the body's normal biochemical functioni...more »
    976. Methylmalonicaciduria, vitamin B12 unresponsive, mut 0
     A metabolic disorder whose severity is somewhat variable - most patients die within months of birth with survivors having neurological problems. The condition involves abnormal metabolism of vitamin B12 which doesn't respond to treatment using vitamin B12...more »
    977. Mevalonic aciduria
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism characterized by a defect in the enzyme mevalonate kinase....more »
    978. Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of cartilage which results in deterioration of the cartilage. Any part of the body with cartilage may be affected - ears, nose bridge, larynx, trachea, aortic heart valve and around joints. Symptoms ...more »
    979. Microgastria short stature diabetes
     A rare syndrome characterized by a very small stomach, diabetes and a growth hormone deficiency....more »
    980. Microsporidiosis
     An infectious disease caused by a certain group of protozoa which form spores (microsporidia) e.g. Encephalitozoon, Enterocytozoon, Nosema, Pleistophora, Trachipleistophora, Vittaforma, Enterocytozoon bieneusi, Enterocytozoan )Septata) intestinalis). The ...more »
    981. Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome
     A group of conditions called mitochondrial disorders involving a reduced number of mitochondrial DNA in tissues rather than defective mitochondrial DNA. The disorders generally involve neurological symptoms which can occur during infancy or childhood. Sym...more »
    982. Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency
     A rare genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy. More specifically, there is insufficient levels of a particular enzyme needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids....more »
    983. Mixed cellularity Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    984. Mononucleosis
     Common infectious virus....more »
    985. Mosse syndrome
     A condition involving the association of liver cirrhosis with polycythemia which is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by the excessive production of mainly red blood cells by the bone marrow....more »
    986. Mucopolysaccharidoses
     A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans...more »
    987. Mucopolysaccharidosis Type III
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans). This occurs due to there being not enough of the enzyme called N-acetyl-alpha-glucosaminidase (B) which is needed to break down the mucopo...more »
    988. Mucopolysaccharidosis VII
     Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism....more »
    989. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 2 Hunter syndrome- mild form
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (iduronidate 2-sulfatase) needed to break it down....more »
    990. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 2 Hunter syndrome- severe form
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (iduronidate 2-sulfatase) needed to break it down....more »
    991. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 6
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (Arylsulfatase ?) needed to break it down....more »
    992. Mucopolysaccharidosis type 7 Sly syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (beta-glucuronidase) needed to break it down....more »
    993. Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down. There are three main sub-types...more »
    994. Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler-Scheie syndrome
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down....more »
    995. Mulibrey Nanism syndrome
     A very rare inherited malformation characterized by very small stature (dwarfism), pericardial constriction and yellow dots in fundus of the eye....more »
    996. Mullerian derivatives -- lymphangiectasia -- polydactyly
     A rare syndrome characterized by extra fingers, Mullerian duct remnants and lymphangiectasia....more »
    997. Multi-centric Castleman's Disease
     A rare disorder characterized by a generalized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which forms a tumor-like growth. This form of Castleman's disease is progressive and can be serious....more »
    998. Multifocal fibrosclerosis
     A rare disorder characterized by the development of fibrous tissue that can occur in various parts of the body such as the retroperitoneum, mediastinum, eye area, bile ducts and thyroid gland. The severity and range of involvement is variable. There is no...more »
    999. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    1000. Multiple endocrine abnormalities -- adenylyl cyclase dysfunction
     A rare syndrome characterized by an enzyme defect (adenylyl cyclase) and a number of endocrine abnormalities....more »
    1001. Muscle phosphoglycerate kinase deficiency
     An inherited genetic muscle disease where an enzyme deficiency (phosphoglycerate kinase) affects the normal processes that convert carbohydrates from food into energy....more »
    1002. Muscular fibrosis, multifocal -- obstructed vessels
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle problems and immune system anomalies....more »
    1003. Mycobacterial infections
     Any infection that is caused by a mycobacterial organisms...more »
    1004. Mycobacterium kansasii
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    1005. Mycosis fungoides
     Mycosis fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin. The disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic....more »
    1006. Mycosis fungoides, familial
     A rare form of lymphatic cancer (T-cell lymphoma) that primarily affects the skin and tends to occur with higher than normal frequency within a family. The skin is affected first, then the lymph nodes become inflamed and usually cancerous. The cancer can ...more »
    1007. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Aflatoxin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a mycotoxin called Aflatoxin which is a toxin produced by some Aspergillus fungus. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may ...more »
    1008. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Cyclochlorotine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Cyclochlorotine which is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Penicillium islandicum). Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inj...more »
    1009. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Luteoskyrins
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Luteoskyrin which is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Penicillium islandicum). Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury....more »
    1010. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Ochratoxin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Ochratoxin. Ochratoxin is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Aspergillus ochraceus and Penicillium verrucosum). It is a relatively common food contaminant and can be found in mou...more »
    1011. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Rubratoxin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Rubratoxin. Rubratoxin is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Penicillium rubrum and purpurogenum) which is most commonly found on cereal grains. Symptoms vary depending on the de...more »
    1012. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Sterigmatocystin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Sterigmatocystin. It is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Aspergillus). Sterigmatocystin may also increase the risk of developing liver cancer. Most likely sources of exposure a...more »
    1013. Myelodysplastic syndromes
     A group of syndromes characterized by a disruption in the production of blood cells. Often the bone marrow increases production of various blood cells but because many of them are defective, they are destroyed before the reach the blood stream....more »
    1014. Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis
     Formation of fibrous tissue in the bone marrow in response to bone marrow damage....more »
    1015. Myelogenous leukemia
     A condition which is characterized proliferation of myeloid tissue and the abnormal increase in granulocytes...more »
    1016. Myeloid Sarcoma
     A rare type of tumor that develops from myeloid cells (type of immature white blood cell) and tends to usually have a greenish color. The tumor is essentially a localized solid collection of leukemic cells that occurs outside the bone marrow. It can occur...more »
    1017. Myeloid splenomegaly
     Spleen enlargement caused by myeloid cell (any leukocyte that isn't a lymphocyte) proliferation. The condition occurs with no obvious cause and is thus termed idiopathic....more »
    1018. 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 »
    1019. Myelpathic anemia
     Myelopathic anemia is a form of anemia resulting from the development of abnormal tissue in the bone marrow - usually metastatic cancers. It is characterized by abnormal number of immature blood cells in the blood....more »
    1020. NADH CoQ reductase, deficiency of
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (NADH CoQ) disrupts cellular processes and causes various organic acid disorders. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severit...more »
    1021. NASH syndrome
     A form of fatty liver where fat and fibrous tissue accumulate in the liver. Fatty liver is normally seen in alcoholic patients but in NASH syndrome, alcohol is not a factor. The condition may be generally asymptomatic or in some cases may lead to progress...more »
    1022. NISCH syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by sparse scalp hair, scaly skin and inflammation and fibrosis of the bile ducts....more »
    1023. NOMID syndrome
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    1024. Nakajo-Nishimura syndrome
     A rare disorder involving muscle degeneration, loss of skin fat and impaired immune functioning....more »
    1025. Nanukayami
    1026. Narcotic addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use narcotics on a regular basis. The drug may be used as a therapeutic medication for various conditions but it's use is also frequently abused. Examples of narcotic drugs include heroin, morphine, Demerol and codeine. Frequen...more »
    1027. Navajo neurohepatopathy
     A rare genetic disease found in Navajo populations. It involves peripheral nerve degeneration, liver disease and corneal ulcers. The genetic disease is believed to be caused by maternal exposure to uranium from waters contaminated by old mines....more »
    1028. Neonatal ALD
     Progressive form of ALD in newborns....more »
    1029. Neonatal bacterial meningitis
     Bacterial meningitis that occurs in an infant under 3 months of age. Bacterial meningitis is a bacterial brain infection....more »
    1030. Neonatal hepatitis
     A liver inflammation that occurs during the first few months of an infant's life....more »
    1031. Neonatal lupus
     Neonatal lupus erythematosus (NLE) is a rare disorder caused by the transplacental passage of maternal autoantibodies. The most common clinical manifestations are cardiac, dermatologic, and hepatic. Some infants may also have hematologic abnormalities....more »
    1032. Neonatal sepsis
     Bacterial blood infection in an infant under 3 months of age....more »
    1033. Neoplastic porphyria tarda
     A rare condition where a liver tumor causes a deficiency of the enzyme hepatic uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase. The deficiency causes a build up of porphyrins in the liver and the skin which causes damage to the skin and various other symptoms....more »
    1034. Nephroblastomatosis -- fetal ascites -- macrosomia -- wilms tumor
     A rare condition characterized by kidney abnormalities, macroxomia, endocrine pancreas abnormalities, large fetus and mental retardation....more »
    1035. Nephroblastomatosis, fetal ascites, macrosomia and Wilms tumor
     A rare condition characterized by kidney abnormalities, macroxomia, endocrine pancreas abnormalities, large fetus and mental retardation....more »
    1036. 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 »
    1037. Neuraminidase deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder involving an enzyme (neuraminidase and beta-galactosidase) deficiency which results in a build up of glycoproteins (sialyloligosaccharides) in the urine....more »
    1038. Neuroblastoma
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue....more »
    1039. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1040. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 1
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1041. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 2
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1042. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 3
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1043. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 4
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1044. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 5
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1045. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 6
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1046. Neuroma biliary tract
     A benign nerve tumor that occurs in the biliary tract. Often occurs after certain surgeries such as gall bladder removal....more »
    1047. Niacin toxicity
     Excessive consumption of niacin can cause symptoms of toxicity....more »
    1048. Niemann-Pick disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body....more »
    1049. Niemann-Pick disease, type A
     Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. The different types of...more »
    1050. Niemann-Pick disease, type B
     Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. The different types of...more »
    1051. Niemann-Pick disease, type D
     Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. Type D is no longer a ...more »
    1052. Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver
     A rare liver condition characterized by the development of nodules in the liver - the size and number of nodules is variable but they are often quite small. The nodules are not separated by fibrous tissue. The condition is generally asymptomatic in the ea...more »
    1053. 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 »
    1054. Non functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
     A tumor of the pancreas that does not result in an increased hormone production but can cause symptoms when the tumor becomes big enough to push against other structures. The tumor may be malignant or benign....more »
    1055. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    1056. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, during pregnancy
     A cancer that originates in the lymphatic system and occurs during pregnancy. The greatest problem is the fact that the cancer is usually quite aggressive and delays in delivery often results in delayed treatment and a poor prognosis....more »
    1057. Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
     A form of fatty liver where fat and fibrous tissue accumulate in the liver. Fatty liver is normally seen in alcoholic patients but in NASH syndrome, alcohol is not a factor. The condition may be generally asymptomatic or in some cases may lead to progress...more »
    1058. 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 »
    1059. Non-hereditary spherocytic anemia
     Non-inherited spherocytic anemia is an acquired blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of ...more »
    1060. Obliterative portal venopathy
     A rare condition characterized by abnormal hardening of liver blood vessels (portal veins), portal hypertension and an enlarged spleen. The condition usually occurs in adults but can rarely occur in children. The exact cause of the condition is unknown bu...more »
    1061. Obstructive biliary disease
     A disease process that causes obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts which are vessels that carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder. Diseases that can cause such obstructions includes tumors, gallstones, parasites, bile ...more »
    1062. Occasional hepatitis
    1063. Occupational Cancer -- Hematopoietic system cancer
     Occupational exposure to X-radiation can increase the risk of developing hematopoietic system cancer....more »
    1064. Occupational Cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing Hodgkin's lymphoma....more »
    1065. Occupational Cancer -- Liver cancer
     Occupational exposure to vinyl chloride can increase the risk of developing liver cancer....more »
    1066. Occupational Cancer -- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to halogenated hydrocarbons can increase the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma....more »
    1067. Occupational Cancer -- Soft tissue sarcoma
     Occupational exposure to chlorophenoxy herbicides can increase the risk of developing soft-tissue sarcoma....more »
    1068. Occupational liver damage -- 1,1,1-Tetrachloroethane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 1,1,1-Tetrachloroethane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposu...more »
    1069. Occupational liver damage -- 1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposu...more »
    1070. Occupational liver damage -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 1,2-Dibromoethane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and...more »
    1071. Occupational liver damage -- 1,2-Dichloroethane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 1,2-Dichloroethane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure an...more »
    1072. Occupational liver damage -- 2-Nitropropane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 2-Nitropropane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1073. Occupational liver damage -- 2-acetylamino-fluorene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 2-acetylamino-fluorene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposur...more »
    1074. Occupational liver damage -- 3,3-Dichlorobenzidine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 3,3-Dichlorobenzidine and all its salts in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the ...more »
    1075. Occupational liver damage -- 4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to 4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of expo...more »
    1076. Occupational liver damage -- Acetates
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to various Acetates in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1077. Occupational liver damage -- Acetonitrile
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Acetonitrile in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1078. Occupational liver damage -- Acrylonitrile
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Acrylonitrile in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1079. Occupational liver damage -- Alcohol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to alcohol in an occupational (industrial) setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure ...more »
    1080. Occupational liver damage -- Alicyclic Hydrocarbons
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to alicyclic hydrocarbons in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposur...more »
    1081. Occupational liver damage -- Aliphatic Amines
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Aliphatic Amines in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1082. Occupational liver damage -- Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain aliphatic hydrocarbons in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of...more »
    1083. Occupational liver damage -- Aliphatic hydrogenated hydrocarbons
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to aliphatic hydrogenated hydrocarbons in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degr...more »
    1084. Occupational liver damage -- Allyl alcohol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to allyl alcohol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1085. Occupational liver damage -- Amyl acetate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Amyl acetate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1086. Occupational liver damage -- Aromatic Hydrocarbons
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain Aromatic Hydrocarbons in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of ...more »
    1087. Occupational liver damage -- Aromatic amines
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain aromatic amines (e.g. 2-acetylamino-fluorene) in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary dep...more »
    1088. Occupational liver damage -- Aromatic halogenated hydrocarbons
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain aromatic halogenated hydrocarbons in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on th...more »
    1089. Occupational liver damage -- Arsenic
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to arsenic in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1090. Occupational liver damage -- Arsine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Arsine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1091. Occupational liver damage -- Benzene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Benzene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1092. Occupational liver damage -- Benzyl chloride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Benzyl chloride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and h...more »
    1093. Occupational liver damage -- Beryllium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to beryllium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1094. Occupational liver damage -- Beta-Propiolactone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Beta-Propiolactone in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure an...more »
    1095. Occupational liver damage -- Bipyridyl pesticides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Bipyridyl pesticides in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure ...more »
    1096. Occupational liver damage -- Bismuth
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to bismuth and bismuth compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of ...more »
    1097. Occupational liver damage -- Boron
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to boron and boron compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of expo...more »
    1098. Occupational liver damage -- Boron hydrides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Boron hydride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1099. Occupational liver damage -- Bromide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Bromide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1100. Occupational liver damage -- Cadmium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cadmium and Cadmium compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of ...more »
    1101. Occupational liver damage -- Carbolic Acids and Anhydrides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to carbolic acids and anhydrides in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of ...more »
    1102. Occupational liver damage -- Carbon Disulfide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Carbon Disulfide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1103. Occupational liver damage -- Carbon tetrachloride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Carbon tetrachloride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure ...more »
    1104. Occupational liver damage -- Carbonyls (metal)
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Carbonyls (metal) in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and...more »
    1105. Occupational liver damage -- Chlorinated benzenes
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Chlorinated benzenes in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure ...more »
    1106. Occupational liver damage -- Chlorinated naphthalenes
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Chlorinated naphthalenes in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of expos...more »
    1107. Occupational liver damage -- Chlorodiphenyls and derivatives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Chlorodiphenyls and derivatives in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree o...more »
    1108. Occupational liver damage -- Chloroform
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to chloroform in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1109. Occupational liver damage -- Chloroprene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to chloroprene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1110. Occupational liver damage -- Chromium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to chromium and chromium compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree o...more »
    1111. Occupational liver damage -- Copper
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to copper in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1112. Occupational liver damage -- Cresol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cresol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1113. Occupational liver damage -- Cyclopropane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to cyclopropane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1114. Occupational liver damage -- Dibromochloropropane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dibromochloropropane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure ...more »
    1115. Occupational liver damage -- Dimethyl sulfate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dimethyl sulfate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1116. Occupational liver damage -- Dimethylnitrosamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dimethylnitrosamine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure a...more »
    1117. Occupational liver damage -- Dinitrobenzene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dinitrobenzene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1118. Occupational liver damage -- Dinitrophenol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dinitrophenol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1119. Occupational liver damage -- Dinitrotoluene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dinitrotoluene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1120. Occupational liver damage -- Diphenyl
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Diphenyl in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ex...more »
    1121. Occupational liver damage -- Ethanolamines
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ethanolamines in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1122. Occupational liver damage -- Ethyl Acetate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ethyl Acetate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1123. Occupational liver damage -- Ethyl Ether
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to ethyl ether in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1124. Occupational liver damage -- Ethyl Salicylate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ethyl Salicylate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1125. Occupational liver damage -- Ethyl alcohol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to ethyl alcohol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1126. Occupational liver damage -- Ethylene Dibromide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ethylene Dibromide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure an...more »
    1127. Occupational liver damage -- Ethylene chlorohydrin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to ethylene chlorohydrin in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure...more »
    1128. Occupational liver damage -- Ethylene dichloride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ethylene dichloride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure a...more »
    1129. Occupational liver damage -- Ethylene oxide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ethylene oxide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1130. Occupational liver damage -- Ethylenediamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ethylenediamine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and h...more »
    1131. Occupational liver damage -- Germanium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Germanium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1132. Occupational liver damage -- Hydrazine and derivatives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Hydrazine and its derivatives in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of ...more »
    1133. Occupational liver damage -- Hydrogen Cyanide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Hydrogen Cyanide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1134. Occupational liver damage -- Hydrogen bromides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Hydrogen bromides in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and...more »
    1135. Occupational liver damage -- Ionizing radiation
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ionizing radiation in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure an...more »
    1136. Occupational liver damage -- Iron
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Iron in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent...more »
    1137. Occupational liver damage -- Isopropyl acetate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Isopropyl acetate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and...more »
    1138. Occupational liver damage -- Kepone pesticides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Kepone pesticides in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and...more »
    1139. Occupational liver damage -- Mercaptans
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Mercaptans in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1140. Occupational liver damage -- Methyl Bromide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Methyl Bromide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1141. Occupational liver damage -- Methyl Chloride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Methyl Chloride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and h...more »
    1142. Occupational liver damage -- Methyl acetate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Methyl acetate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1143. Occupational liver damage -- Methylene chloride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Methylene chloride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure an...more »
    1144. Occupational liver damage -- Methylene dianiline
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Methylene dianiline in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure a...more »
    1145. Occupational liver damage -- N,N-Dimethylformamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to N,N-Dimethylformamide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure...more »
    1146. Occupational liver damage -- N-N-Dimethylacetamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to N-N-Dimethylacetamide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure...more »
    1147. Occupational liver damage -- N-Nitrosodimethylamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to N-Nitrosodimethylamine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposur...more »
    1148. Occupational liver damage -- N-butyl acetate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to N-butyl acetate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and h...more »
    1149. Occupational liver damage -- N-propyl acetate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to N-propyl acetate in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1150. Occupational liver damage -- Naphthalene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Naphthalene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1151. Occupational liver damage -- Naphthol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Naphthol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ex...more »
    1152. Occupational liver damage -- Nickel
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to nickel and nickel compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of ex...more »
    1153. Occupational liver damage -- Nitriles
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain nitriles in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and ...more »
    1154. Occupational liver damage -- Nitrobenzene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitrobenzene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1155. Occupational liver damage -- Nitromethane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitromethane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1156. Occupational liver damage -- Nitroparaffins
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitroparaffins in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1157. Occupational liver damage -- Nitrophenol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitrophenol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1158. Occupational liver damage -- Phenol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Phenol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1159. Occupational liver damage -- Phosphine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Phosphine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1160. Occupational liver damage -- Phosphorus
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Phosphorus in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1161. Occupational liver damage -- Phthalic Anhydride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to phthalic anhydride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure an...more »
    1162. Occupational liver damage -- Picric Acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Picric Acid in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1163. Occupational liver damage -- Polybrominated biphenyls
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Polybrominated biphenyls in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of expos...more »
    1164. Occupational liver damage -- Polychlorinated biphenyls
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Polychlorinated biphenyls in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of expo...more »
    1165. Occupational liver damage -- Propylene dichloride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Propylene dichloride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure ...more »
    1166. Occupational liver damage -- Pyridine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Pyridine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ex...more »
    1167. Occupational liver damage -- Pyrogallol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Pyrogallol in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1168. Occupational liver damage -- Selenium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to selenium and selenium compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree o...more »
    1169. Occupational liver damage -- Stibine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Stibine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1170. Occupational liver damage -- Styrene/ethyl benzene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Styrene/ethyl benzene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure...more »
    1171. Occupational liver damage -- Tetrachloroethane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetrachloroethane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and...more »
    1172. Occupational liver damage -- Tetrachloroethylene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetrachloroethylene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure a...more »
    1173. Occupational liver damage -- Tetramethylthiuram disulfide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetramethylthiuram disulfide in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of e...more »
    1174. Occupational liver damage -- Tetryl
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetryl in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1175. Occupational liver damage -- Thallium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Thallium and Thallium compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree o...more »
    1176. Occupational liver damage -- Thallium sulfate pesticides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Thallium sulfate pesticides in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of ex...more »
    1177. Occupational liver damage -- Thorium dioxide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Thorium dioxide (Thorotrast) in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of e...more »
    1178. Occupational liver damage -- Tin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to tin and tin compounds in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure...more »
    1179. Occupational liver damage -- Toluene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Toluene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1180. Occupational liver damage -- Trichloroethylene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Trichloroethylene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and...more »
    1181. Occupational liver damage -- Trinitrotoluene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Trinitrotoluene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and h...more »
    1182. Occupational liver damage -- Turpentine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Turpentine in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1183. Occupational liver damage -- Uranium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Uranium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1184. Occupational liver damage -- Vinyl Chloride
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Vinyl Chloride in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and he...more »
    1185. Occupational liver damage -- Whole body vibration
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by whole body vibration in an occupational setting. This often occurs when operating equipment which cause constant physical vibration such as occurs when driving off-road vehicles or forklifts. Often other organs and ...more »
    1186. Occupational liver damage -- Xylene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Xylene in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1187. Occupational liver damage -- n-Heptane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to n-Heptane in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1188. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Antimony
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to antimony in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1189. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Arsenic
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to arsenic in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1190. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Barium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to barium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ex...more »
    1191. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Beryllium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to beryllium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1192. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Bismuth
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to bismuth in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1193. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Boranes
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to boranes in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1194. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Boron
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to boron in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exten...more »
    1195. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Cadmium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cadmium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1196. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Chromium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to chromium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1197. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Cobalt
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cobalt in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1198. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Copper
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to copper in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1199. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Germanium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to germanium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1200. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Gold
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to gold in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent...more »
    1201. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Hafnium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to hafnium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1202. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Halides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to halides in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1203. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Hydrazines
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to hydrazines in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1204. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Iron
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to iron in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1205. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Lanthanides
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to Lanthanides in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hen...more »
    1206. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Lead
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to lead in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exte...more »
    1207. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Manganese
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to manganese in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1208. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Mercury
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to mercury in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ext...more »
    1209. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Molybdenum
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to molybdenum in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1210. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Nickel
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to nickel in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ex...more »
    1211. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Niobium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to niobium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence e...more »
    1212. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Phosphorus
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to phosphorus in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and henc...more »
    1213. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Selenium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to selenium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1214. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Tellurium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to tellurium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence...more »
    1215. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Thallium
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to thallium in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence ...more »
    1216. Occupational metal-induced liver damage -- Tin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by a exposure to tin in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence exten...more »
    1217. Oesophagostomiasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a nematode called Oesophagostomum bifurcum. The parasite commonly infects monkeys, goats, cattle, sheep and pigs. The infection is relatively rare in humans but is most commonly found in northern Togo and Ghana. ...more »
    1218. Okamuto Satomura syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney, heart and facial abnormalities as well as reduced muscle tone and mental retardation....more »
    1219. Omenn syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder of the immune system involving B and T lymphocytes and characterized by skin rash and frequent infections....more »
    1220. 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 »
    1221. Opioid addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use opioids on a regular basis. Opioids may may be prescribed by a physician for the purpose of pain relief but patients may become physically dependent on the drug and continue to obsessively use it even after the condition it...more »
    1222. Opisthorchiasis
     Infection with a type of fluke (Southeast Asian liver fluke or cat liver fluke). Infection usually occurs by consuming infected undercooked fish. Acute infection may cause fever, joint pain, rash, eosinophilia and lymphadenopathy where as chronic infectio...more »
    1223. Opium addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use opium on a regular basis. Opium may may be prescribed by a physician for the purpose of pain relief but patients may become physically dependent on the drug and continue to obsessively use it even after the condition it was...more »
    1224. Organic acidemia
     High blood levels of organic acids which is caused by abnormal protein metabolism. Maple syrup urine disease and propionic academia are examples of organic acidemias. Deficiency of certain metabolic enzymes one of the main causes of organic academia....more »
    1225. Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme ornithine transcarbamylase means that nitrogen isn't removed from the body and builds up in the blood in the form of ammonia....more »
    1226. Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) Deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme ornithine transcarbamylase means that nitrogen isn't removed from the body and builds up in the blood in the form of ammonia....more »
    1227. Orotic aciduria hereditary
     A rare metabolic disorder where an inherited enzyme deficiency (lack of orotidylic pyrophosphorylase and orotidylic decarboxylase or a lack of orotidylic decarboxylase only) impairs the body's ability to break down orotic acid which then builds up in the ...more »
    1228. Osler-Vaquez disease
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count....more »
    1229. Osteopetrosis lethal
     A severe, lethal form of the brittle bone condition called osteopetrosis....more »
    1230. Osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 2
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. This form is relatively mild with survival possible for a couple of decades in some cases....more »
    1231. Osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 4
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs...more »
    1232. Osteopetrosis, intermediate form
     A recessively inherited bone disease characterized bybrittle bones with increased density. The intermediate form is less severe than the infantile form but more severe than the adult form....more »
    1233. Overhydrated hereditary stomatocytosis
     A rare disorder where abnormal red blood cell membranes fail to regulate movement of sodium and potassium into and out of the red blood cell. The red blood cell accumulates too much salt and water which causes it to burst. Destruction of red blood cells l...more »
    1234. PEPCK 1 deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-1) prevents fats and proteins being turned into glucose which causes various problems. In type 1, the enzyme deficiency occurs in the liquid part of the cells....more »
    1235. PEPCK 2 deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-2) prevents fats and proteins being turned into glucose which causes various problems. In type 2 the deficiency occurs in the mitochondrial part of the cell which i...more »
    1236. PFIC
     A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage. End-stage liver disease usually occurs before adulthood. There are three different subtypes of the disorder, each with a differ...more »
    1237. 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 »
    1238. 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 »
    1239. Pancolitis
     Pancolitis is also known as ulcerative colitis which is an idiopathic chronicinflammatory disorder of the colon and rectum and involves the entire thickness of the colon....more »
    1240. Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors
     Pancreatic acinar cell tumors are a rare type of tumor that develops from acinar cells in the pancreas. Normal acinar cells secrete enzymes and hence acinar cells in the tumor will also usually secrete additional enzymes - mostly lipase. This type of tumo...more »
    1241. Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
     A malignant carcinoma that is located in the islet cells of the pancreas...more »
    1242. Pancreatic adenoma
     A pancreatic tumor which may be benign or malignant. Symptoms may vary depending on the location and size of the tumor as well as whether the tumor secretes hormones or not. For example, the tumor may block the biliary duct....more »
    1243. Pancreatic cancer
     Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the pancreas...more »
    1244. Pancreatic cancer, adult
     Cancer that develops in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas produces digestive juices and certain hormones such as insulin that regulate sugar levels in the body and tumors can in some cases causes excessive hormone secretion....more »
    1245. Pancreatic carcinoma, familial
     Cancer (malignant) that develops in the pancreas and tends to run in families. The pancreas produces digestive juices and certain hormones such as insulin that regulate sugar levels in the body....more »
    1246. Pancreatic islet cell tumors (non-functioning tumor)
     A tumor that arises from the pancreatic islet cells and may involve cells that produce excess pancreatic hormones....more »
    1247. Pancreatoblastoma
     A very rare pancreatic tumor that occurs almost exclusively in children. The tumor can grow large enough to push against and hence obstruct the passage of material in the gastrointestinal tract....more »
    1248. Paratyphoid fever
     A condition which is caused by the bacterium Salmonella Paratyphi...more »
    1249. 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 »
    1250. Penicillin-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Penicillin-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Penicillin triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    1251. Percocet overdose
     Percocet is a prescription drug used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1252. Perinatal-lethal Gaucher disease
     A disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called glucocerebrosidase. The foetal form is one of several forms of Gaucher disease and is the rarest. The fetal form causes death before birth or soon after....more »
    1253. Periodic hyperlysinemia
     A rare genetic disorder where the body lacks enzymes to metabolize lysine which then causes a harmful builds up of lysine and ammonia in the body....more »
    1254. Pernicious Anemia, Juvenile type
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1255. Pernicious anemia
     Pernicious anemia is a blood disorder where the body is unable to use it properly use Vitamin B12 to make red blood cells....more »
    1256. Peroxisomal bifunctional enzyme deficiency
     A rare disorder involving abnormal steroid metabolism due to an enzyme 17-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 4) deficiency. The symptoms which make the condition appear very similar to another condition called neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy....more »
    1257. Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin and the development of nodules which can vary in size from 1 to 2 cm. The face and hands are not usually affected and the legs and feet tend to be the most commonl...more »
    1258. Pfiesteria piscicida poisoning
     Pfiesteria piscicida is an estuarine microorganism (dinoflagellate) that can cause illness in humans as well as fish. The particular toxin involved has not yet been identified. The microorganism may release toxins into the water or it may be aerosolized w...more »
    1259. Pfiesteria poisoning
     Pfiesteria is an estuarine microorganism (dinoflagellate) that can cause illness in humans as well as fish. The particular toxin involved has not yet been identified. The microorganism may release toxins into the water or it may be aerosolized which can r...more »
    1260. Pfiesteria shumwayae poisoning
     Pfiesteria shumwayae is an estuarine microorganism (dinoflagellate) that can cause illness in humans as well as fish. The particular toxin involved has not yet been identified. The microorganism may release toxins into the water or it may be aerosolized w...more »
    1261. Phenothiazine antenatal infection
     Maternal use of a drug called phenothiazine has not been proven to cause problems in offspring. Animal studies show there is a risk but no definitive studies have been done on humans. Phenothiazine is used to treat mental and emotional disorders such as s...more »
    1262. Philadelphia-negative chronic myeloid leukemia
     A form of leukemia....more »
    1263. Phocomelia -- thrombocytopenia -- encephalocele -- urogenital malformation
     An early congenital condition that is characterized by multiple congenital anomalies. The severity and range of abnormalities may vary amongst patients....more »
    1264. Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-1) prevents fats and proteins being turned into glucose which causes various problems. In type 1, the enzyme deficiency occurs in the liquid part of the cells and i...more »
    1265. Phosphoglycerate Kinase Deficiency
     A condition which is characterized by a deficiency in the enzyme phosphoglycerate kinase...more »
    1266. Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin
     Amygdalin is a chemical found naturally in various plants e.g. stone fruit kernels and raw almonds. Eating these parts of the plant that contain the chemical can cause symptoms of cyanide poisoning as the amygdalin is converted to cyanide by the digestive...more »
    1267. Plant poisoning -- Calcium oxalate crystals
     Calcium oxalate crystals is a chemical found naturally in plants such as dumb cane and rhubarb leaves. The amount of calcium oxalate crystals varies amongst species of plant. The crystals are quite sharp and abrasive and ingestion of plants containing the...more »
    1268. Plant poisoning -- Comfrey (Senecio, Symphytum)
     Ingestion of parts of the Comfrey plant may cause liver problems....more »
    1269. Plant poisoning -- Crotalaria
     Ingestion of parts of the Crotalaria plant may cause liver problems....more »
    1270. Plant poisoning -- Cyanogenic glycoside
     Cyanogenic glycoside is a toxin found naturally in various plants e.g. cherries, plums, almonds, peaches, apricots, apples and cassava. The chemical is usually concentrated in the seeds, kernels or wilted leaves. Eating these parts of the plant that conta...more »
    1271. Plant poisoning -- Heliatropium
     Ingestion of parts of the Heliatropium plant may cause liver problems....more »
    1272. Plant poisoning -- Hydroquinone
     Hydroquinone is a chemical metabolized by the human digestive system from a naturally occurring chemical called arbutin found in the leaves of plants such as blueberries, cranberries, bearberries and red whortleberries. The main symptoms are irritation of...more »
    1273. Plant poisoning -- Pyrrolizidine alkaloids
     Pyrrolizidine alkaloids is a toxin found naturally in plants such as comfrey. The main symptoms are gastrointestinal which can range in severity depending on the amount consumed....more »
    1274. Plant poisoning -- Tannin
     Tannin is a bitter-tasting chemical found in many types of plants. Most plants contain insufficient quantities to cause any real problem. Acorns contain tannins and can cause symptoms if sufficient quantities of untreated nuts are eaten....more »
    1275. Plant poisoning -- Toxalbumin
     Toxalbumin is a toxin found naturally in plants such as the castor bean. The severity of symptoms depends on the particular species of plant involved and the amount consumed. For example the toxalbumin called ricin found in castor beans is extremely toxic...more »
    1276. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Albitocin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called albitocin found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degr...more »
    1277. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called cycasin found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree...more »
    1278. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Icterogenin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Icterogenin found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the de...more »
    1279. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Indospicine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Indospicine found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the de...more »
    1280. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Lanthana
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Lanthana found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degre...more »
    1281. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Ngaione
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Ngaione found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree...more »
    1282. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Nutmeg
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Nutmeg found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree ...more »
    1283. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Pyrrolidizine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Pyrrolidizine found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the ...more »
    1284. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Safrole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Safrole found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree...more »
    1285. Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Tannic Acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called Tannic Acid found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the de...more »
    1286. 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 »
    1287. Plasmodium falciparum
     A protozoan that causes falciparum malaria...more »
    1288. Polar bear poisoning
     Polar bears are often used as a food source by the arctic inhabitants. Eating the liver and kidneys of the polar bear is believed to result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases. Eating more than 200 gram...more »
    1289. 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 »
    1290. 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 »
    1291. Polycystic kidney disease
     Genetic kidney disease causing kidney cysts....more »
    1292. Polycystic kidney disease type 1
     A rare condition where cysts in the kidney grow and cause the kidney to become larger and reduce it's ability to function. PKD 1 is an autosomal dominant form of the disease and differs from PKD 2 in that it is more severe and is caused by a mutation in a...more »
    1293. Polycystic kidney disease, adult type
     A rare condition where cysts in the kidney grow and cause the kidney to become larger and reduce it's ability to function. PKD 2 is an autosomal dominant form of the disease and differs from PKD 1 in that it is less severe and is caused by a mutation in a...more »
    1294. 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 »
    1295. Polycystic kidney disease, type 2
     A rare condition where cysts in the kidney grow and cause the kidney to become larger and reduce it's ability to function. This adult form of the condition is milder than the infantile form....more »
    1296. Polycystic liver disease
     A rare inherited disorder involving the formation of numerous cysts in the liver....more »
    1297. Polycythemia rubra
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased production of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The production of platelets and white blood cells may also be increased....more »
    1298. Polycythemia vera
     A condition which is characterized by myeloproliferation of unknown etiology...more »
    1299. Polydactyly visceral anomalies cleft lip palate
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of extra digits, cleft lip and/or palate and visceral anomalies. Various other abnormalities may also be present....more »
    1300. Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome type 1
     Multi-endocrine syndrome commonly affecting children...more »
    1301. Porphyria
     A group of disorders characterized by excess production of porphyrin or its precursors which affects the skin and/or nervous system....more »
    1302. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
     A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase. This results in a buildup of porphyrins in the skin which makes it sensitive to light. Most symptoms tend to primarily affected the areas of skin most exposed ...more »
    1303. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda -- familial
     A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase throughout the body - type I involves a deficiency of the enzyme only in the liver. This results in a buildup of porphyrins in the skin which makes it sensitive...more »
    1304. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda -- sporadic
     A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase in the liver - type II involves a deficiency of the enzyme throughout the whole body. This results in a buildup of porphyrins in the skin which makes it sensiti...more »
    1305. Porphyria cutanea tarda, familial type
     A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase....more »
    1306. Porphyria cutanea tarda, sporadic type
     A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase in the liver only. Type II involves a deficiency of the same enzymes activity in various tissues throughout the body....more »
    1307. Porphyria, congenital erythropoietic
     An extremely rare inherited metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen III cosynthase which results in increased deposits of porphyrin in the bone marrow, blood, urine, feces and sometimes teeth and bones....more »
    1308. Portal hypertension
     Portal hypertension may be defined as a portal pressure gradient of 12 mm Hg or greater and is often associated with varices and ascites....more »
    1309. Portal hypertension due to intrahepatic block
     A blockage that forms in the portal vein (caries blood from the digestive tract to the liver) due to liver problems....more »
    1310. Portal thrombosis
     Clotting or obstruction of blood flow along the veins from the intestines and spleen and into the liver. This causes blood to back up and results various problems such as enlarged spleen and abdominal pain. The obstruction can occur acutely (over a short ...more »
    1311. Postoperative Jaundice
     Some people can develop liver dysfunction after major surgery and this can result in jaundice. The liver dysfunction is usually poorly defined and can occur in people who have no history of liver problem as well as people with existing liver problems. It ...more »
    1312. Postpartum Eclampsia
     Postpartum eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Postpartum means that it soon after the delivery. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be ...more »
    1313. 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 »
    1314. 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 »
    1315. Prescribed medication addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use prescribed medication in a manner or frequency not prescribed. Drugs such as painkillers are prescribed to treat such things as pain but patients may become physically dependent on the drug and continue to obsessively use i...more »
    1316. Primary Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Primary autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response. The body's immune system produces antibodies against the body's own red blood cells which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The seconda...more »
    1317. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 1
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 1 is linked...more »
    1318. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 2
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 2 is linked...more »
    1319. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 3
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 3 is linked...more »
    1320. Primary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Primary cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The process occurs only when the patient is exposed to temperatures colder the average bod...more »
    1321. Primary biliary cirrhosis
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic and progressive cholestatic disease of the liver....more »
    1322. Primary granulocytic sarcoma
     A malignant tumor derived from immature white blood cells called myeloblasts. It can occur anywhere in the body but is most commonly found in bone, soft tissue, lymph nodes and skin. Symptoms will vary according to the location of the tumor....more »
    1323. 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 »
    1324. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
     Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown etiology that is recognized increasingly in children....more »
    1325. Progeria short stature pigmented nevi
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by premature aging, short stature, and immune system deficiency. The type and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1326. Prolidase deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme (prolidase) deficiency impairs the breakdown of certain proteins which causes a harmful buildup in the body. The type and severity of symptoms are variable and may include skin disorders, retarded motor developmen...more »
    1327. Prolymphocytic leukemia
     A very rare type of leukemia involving a proliferation of immature white blood cells (prolymphocytes - T-cells)....more »
    1328. Protoporphyria erythropoietic
     An inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of ferrochelatase leads to a buildup of protoporphyrin in the bone marrow, red blood cells and occasionally the liver....more »
    1329. Proximal tubulopathy -- diabetes mellitus -- cerebellar ataxia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by diabetes, movement disorder and kidney abnormality. Death often occurs during childhood....more »
    1330. Pseudo-torch syndrome
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by a small head, eye disease and brain abnormalities. The symptoms are often very similar to another disorder caused by certain infections during pregnancy....more »
    1331. Pseudoadrenoleukodystrophy
     A rare disorder where an enzyme deficiency (Acyl-CoA Oxidase) results in symptoms such as seizures, apnea, delayed psychomotor retardation and neurological deterioration....more »
    1332. Pseudomonas pseudomallei
     A form of pseudomonas...more »
    1333. Psittacosis
     An infectious disease caused by Chlamydia psittaci and transmitted mainly by infected birds but also by some mammals....more »
    1334. Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all...more »
    1335. Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to psychotropic agents. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver dama...more »
    1336. Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called benzodiazepine. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or ...more »
    1337. Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Butyrophenone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called butyrophenone. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    1338. Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Phenothiazines
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called phenothiazine. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    1339. Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Thioxanthene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called Thioxanthene. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    1340. Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- monoamine oxidase inhibitors
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to psychotropic agents called monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liv...more »
    1341. Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- tricyclic antidepressant
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called tricyclic antidepressant. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver ...more »
    1342. Pulmonary valve stenosis
     Often a congenital defect but may be caused by such things as rheumatic fever or bacterial endocarditis. Severity depends on the degree of narrowing of the pulmonary valve....more »
    1343. Pulmonary venous return anomaly
     A rare disorder where one or more of the four veins that carry oxygenated blood from the lungs drain to the right atrium of the heart instead of the left atrium. Symptom severity is determined by the number of veins involved and the exact location of the ...more »
    1344. Pylephlebitis
     A pus-producing inflammation of the wall of the portal vein that drains blood from the abdominal part of the gastrointestinal tract. The infection is often fatal. It usually occurs as a complication of abdominal or pelvic infections such as diverticulitis...more »
    1345. Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids Poisoning
     Food poisoning from ingestion of certain alkaloids....more »
    1346. Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme pyruvate kinase....more »
    1347. Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency
    1348. Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency, Group A
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by a deficiency of pyruvate carboxylase which leads to accumulation of lactic acid and other compounds which can have a toxic effect on the nervous system and body organs. Type A has moderately severe symptoms that ...more »
    1349. Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency, Group B
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by a deficiency of pyruvate carboxylase which leads to accumulation of lactic acid and other compounds which can have a toxic effect on the nervous system and body organs. Type B has severe, life-threatening symptom...more »
    1350. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, hemolytic anemia
     A rare inherited blood disorder where the deficiency of an enzyme (pyruvate kinase) needed by red blood cells causes them to be destroyed prematurely and hence anemia occurs....more »
    1351. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, liver type
     An inherited deficiency of pyruvate kinase which causes varying degrees of hemolytic anemia....more »
    1352. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, muscle type
     An inherited deficiency of pyruvate kinase which causes varying degrees of hemolytic anemia....more »
    1353. Q fever
     A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain....more »
    1354. Quinidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Quinidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    1355. Quinidine-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Quinidine-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    1356. Rajab-Spranger syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a skin fat disorder, mental retardation and deafnes....more »
    1357. Refsum disease, infantile form
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by normal development initially followed by degeneration, facial anomalies and enlarged liver....more »
    1358. Relapsing fever
     Tick-borne disease with symptoms that resolve and then relapse...more »
    1359. Renal tubulopathy -- diabetes mellitus -- cerebellar ataxia
     A very rare condition characterized by rapidly progressive diabetes, kidney disease and cerebellar ataxia. Symptoms develop during the first five years....more »
    1360. Renal-hepatic-pancreatic dysplasia -- Dandy Walker cyst
     A very rare syndrome involving abnormal development of the kidneys, liver and pancreas as well as a brain cyst called a Dandy-Walker cyst....more »
    1361. Reticuloendotheliosis
     An inherited disorder of the reticuloendothelial system which is involved in destroying bacteria and other unwanted substances that enter the body....more »
    1362. Retinal telangiectasia and hypogammaglobulinemia
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of poor immunity with dilated retinal blood vessels....more »
    1363. Reye's Syndrome
     A syndrome in children recovering from infection and associated with aspirin....more »
    1364. Rh Disease
     A disease that can occur when the mother's blood is not compatible with the fetal blood i.e. when an Rh-negative mother had a Rh-positive child. If the baby's blood is exposed to the mother's blood (through placenta, abortion, miscarriage, amniocentesis) ...more »
    1365. Rh deficiency syndrome
     A rare genetic blood disorder where the red blood cells have an abnormal appearance and cannot function properly. The condition causes hemolytic anemia and the severity varies from patient to patient....more »
    1366. 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 »
    1367. Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1
     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 »
    1368. Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 2
     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 »
    1369. Richter syndrome
     A rare but serious form of acute adult leukemia. The disease occurs when chronic lymphocytic leukemia transforms into diffuse large cell lymphoma which is a fast-growing form of lymphoma. The condition tends to be more common in older adults....more »
    1370. Rietti-Greppi-Micheli syndrome
     A type of genetic blood disorder involving reduced hemoglobin production....more »
    1371. Rift Valley Fever
     Mosquito-borne viral infection affecting animals and humans...more »
    1372. Right heart failure
     Heart failure of the right side of the heart...more »
    1373. Ringed seal poisoning
     The Ringed seal is often used as a food source by the arctic inhabitants. Eating the liver of the ringed seal can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases....more »
    1374. Rocky Mountain spotted fever
     A bacterial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by ticks. The condition causes fever and a characteristic rash and may be fatal in severe or untreated cases....more »
    1375. Roifman syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by abnormal bone growth, immune deficiency and an eye disorder....more »
    1376. 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 »
    1377. Rubella congenital syndrome
     The transplacental infection of a fetus with rubella...more »
    1378. SCARF syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by skeletal abnormalities, loose skin, premature fusion of skull bones, ambiguous genitalia, psychomotor retardation and facial abnormalities....more »
    1379. SCHAD Deficiency -- formerly
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1380. SCID
     Major failure of the immune system, usually genetic....more »
    1381. Sabia virus
     An arbovirus causing fever, rashes and hemorrhagic bleeding...more »
    1382. Sandhoff Disease
     An inherited biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme called hexosaminidase A&B which results in the harmful accumulation of chemicals in the central nervous system and other body tissues....more »
    1383. Sarcoidosis
     Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs....more »
    1384. Sarcoma botryoides
     An aggressive form of cancer that arises from embryonic muscle cells. The tumor resembles a bunch of grapes and tends to occur in the genitourinary tract. Common locations are the cervix, vagina and bladder and very rare cases can occur in the bile duct o...more »
    1385. Sarrouy disease
     A disease characterized mainly by anemia, poor growth and enlarged liver and spleen. The disease usually ends with death....more »
    1386. Scheie syndrome
    1387. Schistosomiasis
     Parasitic fluke infection in developing countries...more »
    1388. Schistosomiasis mansoni
     A trematode which causes schistosomiasis mansoni...more »
    1389. Schnitzler syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of chronic urticaria as well as a blood abnormality called macroglobulinemia....more »
    1390. Schridde syndrome
     A rare disorder involving a fetal blood abnormality which usually results in death....more »
    1391. Sea Hare poisoning
     Certain species of sea hares can result in poisoning if eaten. Sea hares are marine mollusks. Two species with a potential for poisoning are found in Oceans near Fiji and Japan. Eating the eggs of these sea hares can also cause liver damage. Poisoning by ...more »
    1392. Sea-Blue histiocytosis
     A rare condition involving the presence of too many histiocytes in the spleen and bone marrow. These histiocytes stain a sea-blue color during testing. These abnormal staining histiocytes have been noted in several diseases such as Niemann-Pick disease, l...more »
    1393. Secondary Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Secondary autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response. The body's immune system produces antibodies against the body's own red blood cells which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The secon...more »
    1394. Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis
     Secondary biliary cirrhosis is a condition where the bile ducts are unable to transport bile effectively due to a secondary cause which results in blockage, inflammation, scarring or some other damage to the bile ducts. The condition may result from such ...more »
    1395. Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Secondary cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The process occurs only when the patient is exposed to temperatures colder the average b...more »
    1396. Secondary Lactase Deficiency
     This form of lactase deficiency results from some sort of damage to the intestines either due to a disease or surgery. Some possible causes include untreated celiac disease, long-term use of antibiotics, giardiasis, carcinoid syndrome, HIV enteropathy, ga...more »
    1397. Secondary syphilis
     A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints...more »
    1398. Selective Vitamin B12 malabsorption with Proteinuria
     A rare genetic blood disorder where a defect in the vitamin B12 receptor means that it can't be absorbed from food during digestion. As a result of the low vitamin B12 levels, the body produces increased numbers of abnormal enlarged red blood cells (megal...more »
    1399. Semmerkrot-Haraldsson-Weenaes syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by anemia, missing thumb, an immune disorder and an excessive buildup of fluid in the fetus or newborn (hydrops fetalis)....more »
    1400. Senecio poisoning
     Senicio is a herbaceous plant which bears groups of small, usually yellow flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild and is also used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The leaves contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if eaten or s...more »
    1401. Septicemia
     A systemic inflammatory response to an infection....more »
    1402. Septo-Optic Dysplasia
     A rare birth defect characterized by impaired vision and pituitary deficiency....more »
    1403. Short stature -- cranial hyperostosis -- hepatomegaly
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a thickened skull, short stature and an enlarged liver....more »
    1404. Short stature cranial hyperostosis hepatomegaly diabetes
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by enlarged liver, diabetes, short stature and a thickened skull....more »
    1405. Short stature, cranial hyperostosis, hepatomegaly and diabetes
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by enlarged liver, diabetes, short stature and a thickened skull....more »
    1406. Shwachman syndrome
     A rare disorder where a pancreatic defect impairs digestive enzyme production and malfunction of the bone marrow produces blood abnormalities, particularly blood cells involved with fighting infection. These defects produce a range of symptoms as a result...more »
    1407. Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome
    1408. Sialidosis
     A condition also known as cherry red spot myoclonus syndrome...more »
    1409. Sialidosis type II
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where a defect in the enzyme alpha-neuraminidase prevents glycoproteins being metabolized - a severe form of Sialidosis type I....more »
    1410. Sialidosis type II, infantile
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where a defect in the enzyme alpha-neuraminidase prevents glycoproteins being metabolized. The infantile form is characterized by structural or functional kidney problems....more »
    1411. Sialuria syndrome
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by excessive levels of sialic acid in the urine as well as liver and spleen enlargement and coarse facial features....more »
    1412. Sialuria, French type
     A rare disorder characterized by the excretion of large amounts of sialic acid in the urine due to a metabolic error....more »
    1413. Siccardi syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by impaired immunity (due to defective bacterial destruction by neutrophils), lymphadenopathy and abnormal skin and hair color....more »
    1414. 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 »
    1415. Sickle cell crisis
     A condition which is characterized by either a hemolytic crisis or vaso-occlusive crisis...more »
    1416. 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 »
    1417. Sideroblastic anemia, autosomal
     An inherited form of anemia where an enzyme deficiency prevents red blood cells from using iron properly. The red blood cells become overloaded with iron which impairs the blood's ability to carry oxygen....more »
    1418. Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary
     An inherited form of anemia where an enzyme deficiency prevents red blood cells from using iron properly. The red blood cells become overloaded with iron which impairs the blood's ability to carry oxygen....more »
    1419. Sideroblastic anemia, pyridoxine-responsive, autosomal recessive
     Pyridoxine-responsive 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 condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner and r...more »
    1420. Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome, type 1 (SGBS1)
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by accelerated growth, a peculiar face and other defects....more »
    1421. Sitosterolemia
     A very rare inherited disorder of lipid metabolism where excessive amounts of sterols are absorbed and not removed from the body resulting in a build up in the blood....more »
    1422. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....more »
    1423. Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome
     The small bowel is a part of the digestive system. A healthy small bowel contains some bacteria but in bacterial overgrowth syndrome, there are an excessive number of bacteria. Abnormal small bowel muscle function is often associated with conditions such ...more »
    1424. Smith disease
     A harmless condition involving increased lymphocyte levels which may manifest as a variety of symptoms or may be asymptomatic. Diseases such as whooping cough and German measles are believed to be possible causes. The disease most commonly occurs in child...more »
    1425. Smoking stools syndrome
     Ingestion of yellow phosphorus (chemical found in many rodent poisons) which is toxic to the body. There is an initial phase involving symptoms such as vomiting and burning which is followed by an asymptomatic period (may last for weeks) and then symptoms...more »
    1426. 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 »
    1427. Soft tissue tumors
     Any tumor of the soft tissues (e.g. muscles, cartilage), including cancer and benign tumors....more »
    1428. Solvent abuse
     Solvent abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Solvents include nail polish removers, paint ...more »
    1429. Solvent addiction
     Solvent addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse solvents (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Solvents ar...more »
    1430. Soto's Syndrome
     A rare hereditary disorder characterized by excessive growth during the first few years of life as well as various other mental and physical anomalies....more »
    1431. Southwestern Athabaskan genetic diseases
     A group of four genetic diseases that are unique to the Navajo and Apache (Southwestern Athabaskan) populations. The disease are Athabaskan severe combined immunodeficiency, Navajo neurohepatopathy, Navajo poikiloderma and Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis....more »
    1432. Speech impairment
     Any impairment to ones ability to speek...more »
    1433. Spherocytic anemia
     Spherocytic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of red blood cells (anemia)...more »
    1434. Spherocytic hereditary elliptocytosis
     A rare inherited blood disorder characterized by the presence of spherocytes and oval-shaped red blood cells rather than the normal doughnut-shape. This form of hereditary elliptocytosis can cause hemolytic anemia....more »
    1435. Spherocytosis, type 1
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    1436. Spherocytosis, type 2
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    1437. Spherocytosis, type 3
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    1438. Spherocytosis, type 4
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    1439. Spherocytosis, type 5
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    1440. Sphingolipidosis
     A group of diseases involving the abnormal metabolism and storage of a substance called sphingolipid. Symptoms will vary depending on the disease. Examples of diseases from this group include gangliosidosis, Gaucher's disease and Niemann-Pick disease....more »
    1441. Spirochetes disease
     Infection with a type of bacteria which is often found in mud, sewage and polluted water. Symptoms are determined by the species involved. Diseases caused by this bacteria include Treponema infection and borreliosis....more »
    1442. Spleen Cancer
     Malignancy of white blood cells with tumour deposits in the spleen....more »
    1443. Spleen conditions
     Any condition that affects the spleen...more »
    1444. Spleen neoplasm
     A tumor that originates in the spleen....more »
    1445. Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia congenita, Iraqi
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone growth. Only a few cases have been reported....more »
    1446. Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia, hypotrichosis
     An inherited bone growth disorder characterized by short stature, bone abnormalities and vision problems. An additional feature of this condition is the reduced amount of hair (hypotrichosis). The bone abnormalities are due to a genetic mutation that affe...more »
    1447. Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia with combined immunodeficiency
     A rare syndrome characterized by skeletal abnormalities as well as a poor immune system....more »
    1448. Spotted fevers
     An acute condition caused by the bacteria Rickettsia rickettsii...more »
    1449. Spranger syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by dwarfism and an unusually pleasant, happy face as well as other abnormalities involving the hands and feet. The condition involves localized accumulations of mucopolysaccharides in the liver, trachea and cardiovasc...more »
    1450. Stauffer syndrome
     Spleen and liver problems associated with a kidney tumor....more »
    1451. Steroid dehydrogenase deficiency -- dental anomalies
     A very rare liver disease involving an enzyme (steroid dehydrogenase) deficiency and dental anomalies....more »
    1452. 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 »
    1453. Stomach cancer
     Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs...more »
    1454. Strudwick syndrome
     An inherited bone growth disorder characterized by short stature, bone abnormalities and vision problems. The bone abnormalities are due to a genetic mutation that affects the development of bone and connective tissue....more »
    1455. Stuart-Bras disease
     A type of liver disease that is seen in children (usually aged 1-6 years) in the West Indies and is possibly caused by ingestion of plant toxins from plants such as Senico....more »
    1456. Sulfatidosis juvenile, Austin type
     A very rare metabolic disorder where all the sulfatase enzymes are impaired resulting in a variety of physical and developmental abnormalities....more »
    1457. 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 »
    1458. Sulfur tuft poisoning
     Sulfur tuft is a type of small mushroom which can have yellow to orange to green caps. The mushroom has a very bitter taste and is poisonous - death can result if sufficient quantities are eaten....more »
    1459. Sulphonamide -induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Sulphonamide-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    1460. Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome
     A rare liver disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of cholestasis (impaired bile flow within the liver) that doesn't involve obstruction of bile ducts outside the liver. The jaundice tends to disappear in weeks or months without treatment and th...more »
    1461. Sump Syndrome
     A complication that can sometimes occur after an operation done to treat recurring stone disease. The surgery involves forming a connection between the common bile duct and the intestines. Sometimes a pit-like (sump) portion develops along the bile duct a...more »
    1462. 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 »
    1463. Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
     Onset of JRA with fevers and systemic symptoms...more »
    1464. Systemic mastocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an accumulation of mast cells in the tissues of the body...more »
    1465. Systemic monochloroacetate poisoning
     Monochloracetate acid is a dangerous chemical which can cause systemic poisoning even if only skin exposure occurs. Exposure to the chemical can be life-threatening with serious symptoms starting within hours of the exposure....more »
    1466. 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 »
    1467. T-cell lymphoma 1A
     T-cell lymphoma 1A is a type of cancer that has genetic origins. The genetic defect is located on chromosome 14q32.1. The anomaly is usually implicated in t-cell prolymphocytic leukemia. The cancer is usually aggressive and tends to target the blood, bone...more »
    1468. T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia
     A form of cancer which causes proliferation of T-cells in the intermediate stage of development....more »
    1469. TORCH Syndrome
     Infection of a fetus by any of a group of infectious agents which have been transmitted from the mother through the placenta. The infections include toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes virus, hepatitis and syphilis. The severity and nature of ...more »
    1470. TRAPS (TNF-receptor-associated periodic syndrome)
     A rare syndrome involving periods of fever and chills along with gastrointestinal symptoms and muscle pain. Symptoms last for two or three weeks....more »
    1471. Tang Hsi Ryu syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by enlarged liver and spleen, increased pigmentation and abnormal peripheral nerve functioning....more »
    1472. Tangier disease
     A rare disorder characterized by a very low level of HDL (high-density lipoprotein or "good cholesterol") in the blood. The condition occurs because the body lacks the gene to make a certain protein (Apolipoprotein A1) which normally transports fats from ...more »
    1473. Thalassemia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the he...more »
    1474. Thallessemia
    1475. The Methylmalonic Acidemias
     A condition which is characterized by an excess of methylmalonic acid in the blood...more »
    1476. Thiamine responsive megaloblastic anemia syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by megaloblastic anemia, hearing loss and diabetes. The condition is caused by a deficiency of a thiamine (vitamin B1) transporter protein which means that the body is unable to effectively utilize thiamine from the d...more »
    1477. Thompson-Baraitser syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by liver fibrosis, kidney cysts and mental retardation....more »
    1478. Thoraco abdominal enteric duplication
     A very rare syndrome characterized by chest and abdominal abnormalities as well as intestinal duplication....more »
    1479. Thoracopelvic dysostosis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormalities involving the chest, larynx and pelvis. The small chest cavity affects breathing and can affect survival, especially during infancy....more »
    1480. Thrombocythemia
     A haematological disorder in which there is excessive proliferation of platelet precursor cells, resulting in increased numbers of platelets in the blood....more »
    1481. Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune
     A rare blood disorder where a low number of platelets impairs the bloods ability to clot and results in bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes....more »
    1482. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired
     A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia. The condition may be familial or acquired - symptoms tend to recur regularly ...more »
    1483. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, congenital
     A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia....more »
    1484. Thyroid agenesis
     A rare disorder where the thyroid fails to develop resulting in hypothyroidism from birth....more »
    1485. Tollner-Horst-Manzke syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by extra fingers, cleft lip, cleft palate and abdominal organ anomalies....more »
    1486. 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 »
    1487. Toxic mushrooms -- Renal toxic (orelline)
     Some mushrooms (Amanita smithiana) contain chemicals (allenic norleucine, chlorocrotyglycine) which can cause kidney damage....more »
    1488. 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 »
    1489. Toxocariasis
     A parasitic roundworm (Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati) infection that normally occurs in cats and dogs but can be transmitted to humans by ingesting the larvae or eggs. The infection may be asymptomatic or severe and symptoms depend on where the larvae t...more »
    1490. 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 »
    1491. Transfusion Reaction
     The allergic reaction to the transfusion of blood products to a person...more »
    1492. Transposition of great arteries
     A congenital malformation where the aorta and pulmonary artery are transposed which causes oxygenated blood from the lungs to be sent back to the lungs and de-oxygenated blood to be sent to body tissues. Often there is some other defect such as an opening...more »
    1493. Transposition of the great arteries
     A condition which is characterized by transposition of the great arteries...more »
    1494. Treponema infection
     A rare infectious diseases which is transmitted through sexual contact and caused by Treponema pallidum (a spirochete bacterium). Untreated cases can result in severe complications and even death....more »
    1495. Tricho-hepato-enteric syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by hair and liver abnormalities as well as severe diarrhea that usually starts in early infancy and can lead to death....more »
    1496. Trichomegaly cataract hereditary spherocytosis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, excessive eyelash growth and a blood abnormality (the red blood cells are spherical instead of doughnut shaped which makes them fragile)....more »
    1497. Tricuspid valve diseases
     Any disease that affects the tricuspid valve...more »
    1498. Triglyceride storage disease with impaired long-chain fatty acid oxidation
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities....more »
    1499. Triosephosphate isomerase 1
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of red cell triosephosphate isomerase which is involved in the glycolysis (glucose metabolism) process to produce energy. The disorder is characterized by anemia, recurring infection and often progres...more »
    1500. Trypanosomiasis, east-African
     A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death rel...more »
    1501. Tsao-Ellingson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by spasms during infancy and broad thumbs....more »
    1502. 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 »
    1503. Type I Glycogen Storage Disease
     A condition which is characterized by a disease affecting glycogen storage...more »
    1504. Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia
     Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare inherited condition characterized by high levels of chylomicrons (a type of lipoprotein) in the blood. This condition is the result of low levels of lipoprotein lipase which is responsible for lowering lipoprotein lev...more »
    1505. Type II Glycogen Storage Disease
     A condition which is characterized by a disease affecting glycogen storage...more »
    1506. Type III Glycogen Storage Disease
     A condition which is characterized by a disease affecting glycogen storage...more »
    1507. Type III Hyperlipoproteinemia
     Type III hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare genetic condition characterized by increased blood levels of intermediate density lipoproteins (IDL) which in turn causes high cholesterol levels. The high IDL levels are caused by an abnormality in apolipoprotein E...more »
    1508. Type IV Glycogen Storage Disease
     A condition which is characterized by a disease affecting glycogen storage...more »
    1509. Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia
     Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare inherited condition characterized by high levels of chylomicrons (a type of lipoprotein) in the blood. This condition is the result of low levels of lipoprotein lipase which is responsible for lowering lipoprotein le...more »
    1510. Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia
     Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare inherited condition characterized by high levels of chylomicrons (a type of lipoprotein) in the blood. This condition is the result of low levels of apolipoprotein C-II which is responsible for lowering lipoprotein l...more »
    1511. Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia
     Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare inherited condition characterized by high levels of chylomicrons (a type of lipoprotein) in the blood. This condition is the result of inhibited lipoprotein lipase activity. Lipoprotein lipase is responsible for lowe...more »
    1512. Typhoid fever
     Fever from bacterial food poisoning....more »
    1513. Typhus
     A general name for various arthropod-borne rickettsial infections...more »
    1514. Tyrosinemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver....more »
    1515. Unusual facies, hepatic fibrosis, renal cysts and mental retardation
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by liver fibrosis, unusual facial appearance, kidney cysts and mental retardation....more »
    1516. Uterine Cancer
     Cancer of the uterus....more »
    1517. Valvular dysplasia of the child
     A condition which is characterised by the dysplasia of one or more of the valves to a childs heart...more »
    1518. Vaquez disease
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count....more »
    1519. Venerupin shellfish poisoning
     The venerupin shellfish can be eaten by humans. The shellfish can become toxic if they consume toxic algae. The shellfish is most commonly found and eaten in Japan but has been introduced into parts of the US. Interestingly, all cases of poisoning have oc...more »
    1520. Ventricular septal defect
     An abnormal connection between the 2 lower chambers (ventricles) of the heart....more »
    1521. Ventriculo-arterial discordance, isolated
     A rare birth disorder where the right atrium is connected to the left ventricle and vice versa. The position of the heart ventricles is also inverted which allows normal blood oxygenation. Symptoms generally only occur later in life or if other heart defe...more »
    1522. Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset
     Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency is a rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain f...more »
    1523. Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- adult-onset
     Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency is a rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain f...more »
    1524. Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- intermediate
     Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency is a rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain f...more »
    1525. Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. The build-up of these fatty acids in the ...more »
    1526. Viral Hepatitis
     hepatitis describes inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may be caused by alcohol, drugs, autoimmune diseases, metabolic diseases, and viruses. Viral infection accounts for more than half the cases of acute hepatitis....more »
    1527. Viral meningitis
     Viral meningitis refers to meningitis caused by a viral infection...more »
    1528. Virus associated hemophagocytic syndrome
     A fulminant condition characterised by viral infection causing multiple organ infiltrates of haemophagocytic histiocytes....more »
    1529. Visceral leishmaniasis
     A condition which is characterized by an infection of the viscera by leishmaniasis...more »
    1530. Visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar)
     A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis. Visceral leishmaniasis infection inv...more »
    1531. Visceral steatosis
     An inherited condition characterized by the deposition of small papules composing of granulomas in organs of the body....more »
    1532. Vitamin A overdose
     Overdose of Vitamin A usually due to Vitamin A supplement overuse or poisoning....more »
    1533. Vitamin B12 Deficiency
     A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, in...more »
    1534. Vitamin C Overdose
     Symptoms occurring due to the ingestion of an amount of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) in excess of recommended doses or prolonged chewing of vitamin C supplement tablets; overdose is rare except in people with predisposing conditions as ascorbic acid is non-t...more »
    1535. Von Gierke Disease
     An inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase prevents glycogen being turned into glucose leading to a buildup of glycogen in the liver and kidneys....more »
    1536. Von Gierke disease IA
     A genetic metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues. G6P is stored as glycogen until the body needs to convert it to a sugar and use it to create energy. ...more »
    1537. Von Gierke disease IB
     A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a G6P transporter defect) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues and a reduced blood sugar level. The condition is characterized primarily by an increas...more »
    1538. Von voss Cherstvoy syndrome
     An early congenital condition that is characterised by multiple congenital anomalies....more »
    1539. WAGR Syndrome
     A syndrome that is due to the deletion of chromosome 11....more »
    1540. WT limb blood syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by blood and limb abnormalities....more »
    1541. Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
     A rare disorder involving malignancy of the lymph and blood cells....more »
    1542. Walrus poisoning
     The walrus is used as a food source in some parts of the world. Eating the liver of the walrus can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases....more »
    1543. Wandering spleen
     A very rare birth defect where the structures (ligaments) that hold the spleen in position are absent or not developed properly which allows the spleen to move around in the abdominal cavity....more »
    1544. Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The red cells are destroyed at an abnormally rapid rate which leads to anemia. Warm haemolytic ane...more »
    1545. Warm-reacting-antibody haemolytic anemia
     An autoimmune disorder characterised by the premature destruction of red blood cells...more »
    1546. Warm-reacting-antibody hemolytic anemia
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 37°C or lower. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    1547. Weber-Christian disease
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin and the development of nodules....more »
    1548. Weil syndrome
     A rare infectious disorder which affects liver and kidney function and also causes hemorrhaging. It is a severe form of the second phase of leptospirosis which is an infection caused by the spiral shaped bacteria Leptospira interrogans which is transmitte...more »
    1549. Weil's syndrome
     Severe form of Leptospirosis...more »
    1550. Weinstein Kliman Scully syndrome
     A syndrome that is characterised by cardiomyopathy, hypogonadism and metablic anomalies...more »
    1551. 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 »
    1552. Wilms tumor -- aniridia -- genitourinary anomalies -- mental retardation
     A syndrome resulting from deletion of genetic material from chromosome the short arm of chromosome 11 (11p13). The characteristic symptoms are partial or complete absence of iris, genitourinary anomalies, mental retardation and Wilms' tumor. The specific ...more »
    1553. Wilson's Disease
     Wilson disease, or hepatolenticular degeneration, is a neurodegenerative disease of copper metabolism....more »
    1554. Wolcott-Rallison syndrome
     A very rare genetic condition characterized primarily by the onset of diabetes mellitus during infancy and epiphyseal dysplasia (abnormal joint development)....more »
    1555. Wolman disease
     A rare inherited lipid storage disease. The condition usually results in death early in life....more »
    1556. Wolman syndrome
     A form of lipoidosis where acid cholesteryl ester hydrolase deficiency causes an accumulation of lipids (particularly cholesterol esters and triglycerides) in tissues and organs....more »
    1557. Wyatt disease
     A cytomegalus virus infection that occurs before birth....more »
    1558. X-linked alpha thalassemia mental retardation syndrome (ATR-X)
     An x-linked condition that features mental retardation, dysmorphic features, and alpha thalassemia...more »
    1559. X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus)....more »
    1560. X-linked sideroblastic anaemia
    1561. 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 »
    1562. Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis
     A lipid laden foam cell tumour of the gallbladder resulting in inflammation...more »
    1563. Xerocytosis, heriditary
     A form of hereditary stomatocytosis syndrome...more »
    1564. Zellweger Syndrome
     Zellweger spectrum disorders are a group of rare, genetic, multisystem disorders that were once thought to be separate entities. These disorders are now classified as different expressions (variants) of one disease process. Collectively, they form a spect...more »
    1565. Zellweger-like syndrome, without peroxisomal anomalies
     A rare syndrome characterized by unusual facial appearance, very low muscle tone, mental retardation and metabolic defects....more »
    1566. Zieve syndrome
     Liver and blood abnormalities caused by heavy alcohol consumption....more »
    1567. Zimmerman-Laband syndrome
     A rare inherited condition characterized by fibrosis of the gums and ear, nose, nail and finger abnormalities....more »
    1568. Zinc poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to zinc....more »
    1569. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
     A rare disorder where excessive levels of the hormone gastrin are released into the stomach which increases stomach acidity which results in peptic ulcer development. A hormone secreting pancreatic or duodenal tumor is usually the cause....more »

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