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    1. ADULT syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by nail abnormalities, abnormal teeth development, tear duct obstruction, pigmentation anomalies and hand and foot abnormalities....more »
    2. Ablepharon macrostomia syndrome
     A rare disorder involving a number of mainly physical abnormalities....more »
    3. Accessory navicular bone
     An abnormal bone that develops in the arch in the middle of the foot. Often there are no symptoms but if the bone is large it may rub against shoes and cause problems....more »
    4. Acne
     Pimples and blackheads on the face and skin....more »
    5. Acquired hypothyroidism
     Acquired hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland makes too little or no thyroid hormone. Acquired hypothyroidism can be caused by both thyroid disease (primary hypothyroidism) and hypothalamic-pituitary disease (central hypothyroidism)...more »
    6. Acrogeria (Gottron Type)
     An extremely rare, mild form of progeria....more »
    7. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    8. Actinic keratosis
     Scaling of the skin condition usually from sunlight...more »
    9. Adenoid cystic carcionoma
     Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast is a rare neoplasm. It has a biological course of slow progression and near absence of Iymph node metastasis....more »
    10. Adrenal Cancer
     A malignant cancer that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal ho...more »
    11. Adrenal Cortex Diseases
     Diseases of the adrenal cortex. Examples includes Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome and adrenal fatigue....more »
    12. Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
     A tumor that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal hormones made...more »
    13. Adrenal adenoma, familial
     A benign tumor that develops in the adrenal gland and tends to run in families. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormon...more »
    14. Adrenal gland hyperfunction
     Excessive activity of the adrenal gland which causes excessive production of one or more adrenal hormones (aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine). The increased adrenal gland activity may be caused by an adrenal...more »
    15. Adrenal incidentaloma
     A tumor of the adrenal gland that is discovered incidentally while performing an imaging examination for reasons other than an adrenal tumor. The tumor may be asymptomatic or can causes excessive secretion of adrenal hormones and resulting symptoms. The t...more »
    16. Adrenocortical carcinoma
     A condition which is characterized by malignancy which affects the adrenocortex....more »
    17. African milk bush poisoning
     The African milk bush originated from African and is a shrubby plant with small flowers. The milky sap contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if it is eaten or if the sap comes into contact with the skin or eyes. It can cause severe skin irrit...more »
    18. Al Gazali Sabrinathan Nair syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by bone and eye problems, seizures and mental retardation....more »
    19. Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy
     A rare genetic disorder where the body fails to recognize and respond to the parathyroid hormone. The parathyroid hormone is involved in controlling the blood levels of calcium and phosphate....more »
    20. Alves Castelo dos Santos syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by hair, eye, skin and spinal abnormalities....more »
    21. Amelo-onycho-hypohidrotic syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by tooth and nail abnormalities and reduced sweating ability....more »
    22. Ampola syndrome
     A rare genetic disease characterized primarily by mental retardation, facial anomalies, short stature, seizures and finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    23. Amyloidosis IX
     A rare disorder where a substance called amyloid is deposited in the skin resulting in itchy, discolored bumps or nodules in the skin. No other body organs are involved....more »
    24. Angiokeratoma -- mental retardation -- coarse face
     A rare inherited genetic syndrome characterized by mental retardation, coarse facial features and capillary hemangiomas....more »
    25. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    26. Arterial tortuosity syndrome
     A rare disorder which affects the connective tissue that makes up blood vessels resulting in various arterial abnormalities. Connective tissue abnormalities also affect the skin and joints....more »
    27. Arthrogryposis -- hyperkeratosis, lethal form
    28. Asteatotic dermatitis
     An itchy eczema-like skin condition involving areas of superficial cracking and mild peeling of the skin. Older people who bathe excessive in hot soapy water and live in houses with a high temperature and low humidity are the most prone to this condition....more »
    29. Athlete's foot
     Fungal skin condition typically of feet or toes....more »
    30. Athyrotic hypothyroidism sequence
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by a thyroid gland defect....more »
    31. Autoimmune thyroid diseases
     Autoimmune diseases of the thyroid gland....more »
    32. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    33. Bamforth syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning....more »
    34. Barakat syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by deafness, kidney disease and insufficiency parathyroid hormone production....more »
    35. Basaran-Yilmaz syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by reduced body hair, thickened skin on various parts of the body and the presence of white nails at birth....more »
    36. 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 »
    37. 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 »
    38. 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 »
    39. Body skin hyperlaxity due to vitamin K-dependent coagulation factor deficiency
     A rare inherited connective tissue disorder caused by a deficiency of a blood coagulation factor....more »
    40. Boeck scabies
     Severe scabies caused by the infestation of huge numbers of mites (in the millions in some cases) under the skin. The scabies tend to live for up to four days as opposed to the normal one day and the condition can be quite contagious....more »
    41. Bone-Marrow failure syndromes
     A disorder where the bone marrow fails to produce enough new blood cells....more »
    42. Borrone-Di Rocco-Crovato syndrome
     A rare progressive syndrome characterized by skin, heart and skeletal defects. Only several reported cases of the condition....more »
    43. Breast Cancer
     Cancer of the breast....more »
    44. Breast cancer stages: 0, I, II, III, IV
     Cancer stage is based on the size of the tumor, whether the cancer is invasive or non-invasive, whether lymph nodes are involved, and whether the cancer has spread beyond the breast. p>Stage 0- is used to describe non-invasive breast cancers, such as DCI...more »
    45. Breast carcinoma
     Carcinoma occurring in breast tissue....more »
    46. Bébé Collodion syndrome
     A rare birth abnormality where an infant is born covered in a tight, yellow, shiny membrane. The membrane peels off and may reform several times. As the membrane dries it can leave crack which can result in infection, dehydration or inability to control b...more »
    47. CHILD syndrome ichthyosis
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by unilateral hypomelia, underdeveloped skin and heart defects....more »
    48. Callus
     Thickening of skin on hands or feet....more »
    49. Candidiasis
     Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina...more »
    50. Cellulitis
     Inflammation of skin or subcutaneous tissues....more »
    51. Cerebral dysgenesis, neuropathy, ichthyosis, and palmoplantar keratoderma syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by abnormal brain development, neurological problems, scaly skin and thickened skin on the palms and soles....more »
    52. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Pentanethiol
     1-Pentanethiol is a chemical used mainly in pesticides. 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 »
    53. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Hexanone
     2-Hexanone is a chemical used mainly in paints, solvents and coated fabrics. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    54. Chemical poisoning -- Acetic Anhydride
     Acetic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in various industrial processes as well as the production of pharmaceutical products such as aspirin and acetyl salicylic acid. It is also used in the production of heroin. Ingestion and other exposures to the ch...more »
    55. Chemical poisoning -- Acetophenone
     Acetophenone is a chemical used mainly as a fragrance, food flavoring agent and as a solvent for plastics and resins. It is also found naturally in small quantities in foods such as bananas, apples and beef. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical c...more »
    56. Chemical poisoning -- Amitrole
     Amitrole is a herbicide. 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 »
    57. Chemical poisoning -- Anisole
     Anisole is a chemical used mainly as a solvent and food additive and also in perfumes and detergents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    58. 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 »
    59. Chemical poisoning -- Carbinoxamine
     Carbinoxamine is a therapeutic treatment for allergic rhinitis. It is marketed under names such as Histex, Pediatiex and Carboxine. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dependin...more »
    60. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorobenzene
     Chlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a solvent and in the production of various other chemicals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    61. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexanol
     Cyclohexanol is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and used in the manufacture of products such as plastic, nylon, soap, varnish, paint, lacquer, degreasers, detergent and insecticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    62. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexanone
     Cyclohexanone is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent, in processes involving oxidative reactions and in the manufacture of certain resins, nylons, insecticides, herbicides, paints, varnish, polishes, degreasers and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion a...more »
    63. 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 »
    64. 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 »
    65. Chemical poisoning -- Hexane
     Hexane is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as glue, paint, shoes and furniture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    66. Chemical poisoning -- Isopropyl Alcohol
     Isopropyl Alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a rubbing alcohol and also in perfumes, paint thinners, disinfectants, cleaners and fuels. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    67. Chemical poisoning -- Kerosene
     Kerosene is a chemical used mainly in paints, pesticides, lighter fluid, illuminating fuel and heating. 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 »
    68. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether
     Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether is a chemical used mainly in automotive gasoline but is also used as a solvent and chemical reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    69. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Chloride
     Methylene Chloride is a chemical used mainly in paint removers, nail polish remover, fumigants and fire extinguishers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    70. Chemical poisoning -- N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone
     N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone is a chemical used mainly in paint strippers, wire coating processes, petroleum industry and in the microelectronics industry. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause va...more »
    71. Chemical poisoning -- Nitromethane
     Nitromethane is a chemical used mainly in racing fuel and as an industrial and cleaning solvent. It is also used in the manufacture of various products: explosives, coatings, pesticides, coatings and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the c...more »
    72. Chemical poisoning -- Phenmedipham
     Phenmedipham is used as a herbicide. 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 »
    73. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrachloroethane
     Tetrachloroethane is a chemical used mainly as a dry cleaning solvent but is also used as a degreaser and in paint strippers and spot removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    74. 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 »
    75. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrahydrofuran
     Tetrahydrofuran is a chemical used mainly as a plastic solvent and in the processing of varnish, ink, paint and glue. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    76. Chemical poisoning -- acetic acid
     Acetic acid is a chemical used for medicinal purposes such as superficial ear infections, jellyfish stings and bladder irrigation. Acetic acid is a also a component of vinegar which is used as a cooking ingredient. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    77. Chemical-related eczema
     Chemical-related eczema is a form of eczema that results from exposure to a chemical. Eczema is a type of skin inflammation or irritation that manifests as a skin rash. The amount of skin involved may vary considerable from a single small patch to widespr...more »
    78. Chickenpox -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Chickenpox 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 sta...more »
    79. Chondrodysplasia punctata
     A group of inherited disorder affecting the skeleton, skin, eyes and mental function. The disorders are characterized mainly by stippled epiphyses (abnormal calcification near joints) during infancy. The various forms of the disorders have varying severit...more »
    80. Chondrodysplasia punctata, non rhizomelic type
     A group of inherited disorder affecting the skeleton, skin, eyes and mental function. The disorders are characterized mainly by stippled epiphyses (abnormal calcification near joints) during infancy. The non-rhizomelic forms tend to be milder, with minima...more »
    81. Chrome contact allergy
     Chrome contact allergy usually refers to an allergic response to chromium salts which are found in a wide range of products such as leather, paint and cement. Sensitization usually occurs in a workplace settings....more »
    82. Chromosome 19q13.11 Deletion syndrome
     A rare genetic syndrome involving features such as poor fetal growth, reduced fetal activity, developmental problems and various other physical symptoms....more »
    83. Chromosome 1q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 1 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    84. Chromosome 22, trisomy
     A very rare disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 22 in all the body cells. The condition is usually fatal soon after birth or during the fetal stage....more »
    85. Chromosome 6, monosomy 6q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities depending on the location and length of missing genetic material....more »
    86. Chromosome 6q deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities depending on the location and length of missing genetic material....more »
    87. Chronic interstitial nephritis
    88. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    89. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    90. Clayton-Smith Donnai syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by scaly skin and facial and finger anomalies....more »
    91. Cleft lip palate pituitary deficiency
     A very rare disorder characterized by a cleft lip and palate as well as deficient pituitary gland activity which affects hormone levels. The clefts and the pituitary abnormality are considered to be midline defects....more »
    92. Cobalt allergy
     Cobalt chloride allergy usually refers to an allergic response to cobalt which is found in things such as belt buckles, buttons, zips and wet cement. Symptoms usually occur when the article comes into contact with the skin and hence usually results in ski...more »
    93. Cockayne syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a senile-like appearance, hearing and vision impairment and sun sensitive skin....more »
    94. Compulsive face picking
     A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively picks at the skin on their own face. Sufferers can feel the pain they inflict on themselves but the feelings of gratification and stress relief prevent them from stopping. The severity an...more »
    95. Congenital Hemidysplasia with Ichthyosiform erythroderma and Limbs Defects
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by unilateral hypomelia, underdeveloped skin and heart defects....more »
    96. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1F
     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 IF is caused by a defect on chromosome 17p13.1-p...more »
    97. Congenital ichthyosis, microcephalus, quadriplegia
     A rare birth disorder characterized by scaly skin, small head and paralysis of legs and arms....more »
    98. Congenital short bowel
     A rare birth defect where the bowel is abnormally short. A short bowel can impair the body's ability to absorb enough nutrients and hence result in malabsorption....more »
    99. Connective tissue disorders
     Any condition affecting connective tissues....more »
    100. Connective tissue dysplasia, Spellacy type
     A very rare syndrome caused by an inherited collagen disorder and characterized by skin abnormalities, skeletal and eye anomalies and joint problems....more »
    101. Contact dermatitis
     Skin reaction to an irritant...more »
    102. Corneal dystrophy -- ichthyosis -- microcephaly -- mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized by vision loss, scaly skin, small head and mental retardation....more »
    103. Craniosynostosis Fontaine type
     A very rare disorder characterized primarily by the premature fusion of skull bones, hand, foot and stomach anomalies and a brain malformation (bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia)....more »
    104. Craniosynostosis mental retardation clefting syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by premature fusion of the skull bones (craniosynostosis), mental retardation a cleft lip and/or palate....more »
    105. Cretinism athyreotic
     A rare form of congenital hypothyroidism that causes mental and physical growth retardation in infants or children. Prompt thyroid hormone therapy is essential in order to prevent progressive neurological and motor deterioration....more »
    106. Cushing syndrome, familial
     A hormonal disorder caused by high levels of the cortisol hormone due to the abnormal development of the adrenal gland....more »
    107. Cushing's disease
    108. Cushing's syndrome
     A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion....more »
    109. Cutaneous diphtheria
     Skin infection from Diphtheria...more »
    110. 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 »
    111. Daentl-Townsend-Siegel syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized blue sclerae, kidney disease and fluid buildup in the skull....more »
    112. Daentl-Towsend-Siegel syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized blue sclerae, kidney disease and fluid buildup in the skull....more »
    113. Dahlberg syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hypoparathyroidism, nephropathy, congenital lymphedema, mitral valve prolapse and short end bones in fingers and toes....more »
    114. Darier Disease
     A slowly progressing inherited skin disorder characterized by small brownish warty bumps and nail abnormalities. The skin disorder because the skin cells are not held together properly....more »
    115. Dehydration
     Loss of fluids in the body...more »
    116. Dermatillomania
     A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively picks at their own skin. Sufferers can feel the pain they inflict on themselves but the feelings of gratification and stress relief prevent them from stopping. The severity and extent of ...more »
    117. Dermato-cardio-skeletal syndrome Borrone type
     A rare progressive syndrome characterized by skin, heart and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    118. Dermatocardioskeletal syndrome, Boronne type
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by thick skin, thick gums, acne, short fingers and a heart defect....more »
    119. Dermatoleukodystrophy
     A very rare progressive brain disease associated with thick wrinkled skin. Only two reported cases with both dying within three years of birth....more »
    120. Dermo-odontodysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by tooth, skin, hair and nail abnormalities....more »
    121. Developmental delay -- hypotonia extremities hypertrophy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by poor muscle tone, developmental delay....more »
    122. Devil's trumpet poisoning
     The Devil's trumpet is a shrubby plant with purple stems and large white or yellow flowers. The fruit is covered by a spiny shell. The plant originated in china and is often used as an ornamental outdoor plant. The plant contains tropane alkaloids which c...more »
    123. Diabetic hypoglycemia
     Low blood sugar attack from insulin or diabetes medications...more »
    124. Diarrhea
     Loose or watery stool....more »
    125. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    126. Discoid eczema
     Discoid eczema is a common form of skin inflammation and irritation characterized by its round or oval shape. The size of the lesions may vary from a few millimetres to centimetres across. The cause is unknown but minor injuries such as insect bites may b...more »
    127. 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 »
    128. Disorder of Cornification 8, Curth-Macklin Type
     A rare inherited skin disorder involving variable degrees of scaling, thickening and hardening of the skin which can occur anywhere on the body. Mild cases can involve on the palms and soles whereas severe cases may involve the whole body....more »
    129. Dry skin
     Dryness of the skin....more »
    130. Dykes-Markes-Harper syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by dry, scaly skin, enlarged liver and spleen and a incoordination....more »
    131. Dyshidrotic dermatitis
     A skin disorder (eczema) that affects the soles of the feet, the palms of the hands and the sides of the fingers. There is no known cause but contributing factors include stress, hot or cold weather, pre-existing atopic condition, metal implants, smoking,...more »
    132. Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
     A rare inherited skin blistering condition which can vary in severity depending on how it is inherited. Recessively inherited are more severe than dominantly inherited cases and can cause the loss of patches of skin and scarring which can impair limb func...more »
    133. EDS V
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by skin hyperextensibility, moderate joint hypermobility and moderate vascular fragility....more »
    134. EDS X
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    135. Ear Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Ear psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the ears. It can be the result of psoriasis spreading from th...more »
    136. Ectodermal dysplasia -- arthrogryposis -- diabetes mellitus
     A rare syndrome characterized by diabetes, short stature and tooth, hair and nail abnormalities....more »
    137. Ectodermal dysplasia -- mental retardation -- CNS malformation
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, central nervous system disorders and skin, hair and nail abnormalities....more »
    138. Ectodermal dysplasia -- mental retardation -- central nervous system malformation
     A rare syndrome characterized by severe mental retardation, hypothyroidism, abnormal brain development and hair, teeth and nail abnormalities....more »
    139. Ectodermal dysplasia -- neurosensory deafness
     A rare syndrome characterized by nerve deafness, abnormally bent fifth fingers, ectodermal dysplasia and scoliosis....more »
    140. Ectodermal dysplasia anhidrotic
     A rare inherited condition involving skin, hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. The condition is characterized by the absence of sweat and sebaceous glands, underdeveloped hair and teeth, characteristic face and other physical deformities....more »
    141. Ectodermal dysplasia mental retardation syndactyly
     A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, webbed fingers and hair, nail and teeth abnormalities....more »
    142. Ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic, autosomal dominant
     A very rare inherited disorder that affects the development of skin, hair, nails, teeth and sweat glands during the fetal stage....more »
    143. Ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic, autosomal recessive
     A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by hair, teeth, nail and skin abnormalities and absence of certain sweat glands....more »
    144. Ectodermal dysplasia/ skin fragility syndrome
     An extremely rare syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters and peels, abnormal nails and thickened skin on palms and soles. Skin blistering and peeling starts at birth....more »
    145. Ectrodactyly ectrodermal dysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by missing digits and hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. The severity of the hand and foot malformations is variable....more »
    146. Ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-cleft lip/cleft palate
     A rare inherited condition characterized by abnormalities of the fingers, toes, hair, glands, eyes anr urinary tract....more »
    147. Eczema
     Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by skin inflammation and irritation. The severity of extent of the condition is highly variable. It may be caused by allergies, irritants or other factors such as stress....more »
    148. Eczema vaccinatum
     A rare condition where a person who has eczema and is exposed to vaccinia through vaccination. The condition can occur even if the inoculation doesn't occur directly onto eczematous skin. The virus can also be transferred to an eczema sufferer from a rece...more »
    149. Ehlers Danlos syndrome type 4, autosomal dominant
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by delicate skin, fragile blood vessels, distinctive facial features and minimal joint problems - previously known as EDS type 4....more »
    150. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Dysfibronectinemic type
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    151. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
     A group of inherited connective tissue disorders primarily involving the joints and skin. There are 11 disorders in the group....more »
    152. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Type I
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hyperextensible joints, hyperextensible skin and poor wound healing....more »
    153. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome caused by tenascin-X deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder which is similar to Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and involves a deficiency of tenascin-X which affects connective tissue. The main symptoms are loose joints, partially dislocated joints and fragile, hyperextensible skin....more »
    154. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 4
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by small joint hypermobility, easy bruising and characteristic facial appearance - a vascular or ecchymotic form of the condition....more »
    155. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type II
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, hyperextensible skin and poor wound healing - a milder form of Type 1 with hypermobility limited to hands and feet....more »
    156. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type III
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by lax joints, hyperextensible skin and mild connective tissue fragility - a mild form of the condition....more »
    157. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IV
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by small joint hypermobility, easy bruising and characteristic facial appearance - a vascular or ecchymotic form of the condition....more »
    158. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IX
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder involving a defective copper metabolism and characterized by mildly hyperextensible skin, lax joints, bladder problems and chronic diarrhea....more »
    159. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type V
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by skin hyperextensibility, moderate joint hypermobility and moderate vascular fragility....more »
    160. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VI
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by lax joints, scoliosis and fragile sclera of the eye - Ehlers Danlos type with predominant ocular abnormalities....more »
    161. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VII
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, hyperextensible skin and joint dislocations....more »
    162. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type X
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    163. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with periventricular heterotopia
     The association of a brain malformation (periventricular nodular heterotopia) with a connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome....more »
    164. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, 6B
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by lax joints, scoliosis and fragile sclera of the eye - Ehlers Danlos type with predominant ocular abnormalities but lysyl-hydroxylase activity is normal1....more »
    165. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, arthrochalasic type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hyperextensible and fragile skin and hypermobile joints which leads to dislocations, osteoarthritis and fractures - previously known as EDS types 7A and 7B....more »
    166. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, cardiac valvular form
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, joint dislocations and skin hyperextensibility and fragility....more »
    167. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, joint dislocations and skin hyperextensibility and fragility - a combination of ED types I and II....more »
    168. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, dermatosparaxis type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by skin hyperextensibility hypermobile joints and fragile skin which loses its elasticity - previously known as EDS type 7C....more »
    169. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, dermatospraxis type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by skin hyperextensibility hypermobile joints and fragile skin which loses its elasticity - previously known as EDS type 7C....more »
    170. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobile type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by generalized joint hypermobility and smooth hyperextensible skin as well as joint pain and discolations....more »
    171. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, hyperextensible skin and - previously known as EDS type 3....more »
    172. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, kyphoscoliosis type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder caused by deficiency of the lysyl hydroxylase enzyme and is characterized by progressive scoliosis and muscle weakness and fragile sclera - previously known as EDS type 6....more »
    173. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, tenascin-X deficiency
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by hypermobile joints, joint dislocations and skin hyperextensibility and fragility....more »
    174. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, type 10
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    175. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by delicate skin, fragile blood vessels, distinctive facial features and minimal joint problems - previously known as EDS type 4....more »
    176. Ehlers-Danlos, syndrome, periodontitis type
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by lax joints, hyperextensible skin and mild connective tissue fragility - a mild form of the condition....more »
    177. Environmental allergen related eczema
     Environmental allergen related eczema is a form of eczema that results from exposure to an environmental allergen such as moulds, pollens or dust mite. Environmental allergens are more likely to cause allergic conditions such as hay fever and asthma but c...more »
    178. Eosinophilic fasciitis
     A rare disorder where the skin on the limbs become painfully inflamed and looses it's elasticity....more »
    179. Epidermalolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    180. Epidermolysa bullosa simplex and limb girdle muscular dystrophy
     A rare syndrome involving fragile skin that blisters easily as well as muscle weakness and wasting in the head and limbs. The severity of the blistering and muscle weakness is variable with some sufferers dying during infancy....more »
    181. Epidermolysis Bullosa Dystrophica, Pretibial
     A rare inherited skin blistering disorder characterized by the development of blisters on the skin and mucous membranes even with minor skin trauma. The skin condition also involves itching which usually doesn't respond to conventional therapies. The blis...more »
    182. Epidermolysis Bullosa Pruriginosa
     A rare inherited skin blistering disorder characterized by the development of skin blistering and scarring mainly on the shins. The condition is caused by a defect in the collagen gene. The skin sensitivity may improve with age....more »
    183. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
     An acquired autoimmune skin condition characterized by blisters which cause scarring on the skin of joints and sometimes the skull....more »
    184. Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, dominant type
     A relatively mild form of the skin disease characterized by fragile, blistered skin....more »
    185. Epidermolysis bullosa intraepidermic
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by separation of the layers within the skin which results in fragile, blistered skin. The blisters usually heal without scarring and the skin that is most often placed under trauma (feet and hands) is the most ...more »
    186. Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with mottled pigmentation
     A variant of a skin blistering disease which also involved a skin pigmentation anomaly....more »
    187. Epidermolysis bullosa with pyloric atresia
     A rare inherited blistering skin disorder which also involves a defect where the digestive system is closed off in the pyloric area. Death generally occurs even if the defect is corrected....more »
    188. Epidermolysis bullosa, acquired
    189. Epidermolysis bullosa, generalized atrophic benign
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily and often results in scars after healing. The condition is generally quite mild compared to other skin disorders involving fragile blistering skin....more »
    190. Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional
     A rare inherited skin disease which is characterized by fragile skin which readily forms skin blisters and can result in fatal complications....more »
    191. Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional, with pyloric atrophy
     A rare inherited skin disease which is characterized by fragile skin which readily forms skin blisters as well as obstruction of the passage from the stomach to the intestine (pylorus). Death usually occurs within weeks of birth....more »
    192. Epidermolysis bullosa, lethal acantholytic
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by extremely fragile skin and mucous membranes which blisters and peels. The majority of the skin blisters and peels within a week of birth. Severe fluid loss and death follows soon after....more »
    193. Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    194. Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by blistering, redness, scaling and ultimately thickening of the skin that occurs from birth. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    195. Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    196. Erythema ab igne
    197. Erythroderma
     Condition with thickening and flaking skin...more »
    198. Erythrodermic eczema
     Erythrodermic eczema is a severe condition that results from worsening eczema....more »
    199. Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride mix allergy
     A Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride which is often found in medicinal preparations such as skin creams and nose drops. It also has various industrial uses. ...more »
    200. Facial Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Facial psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the skin of the face. This location is particularly proble...more »
    201. Familial hypopituitarism
     Impaired pituitary gland hormone-producing activity that tends to run in families. The failure of the pituitary gland in turn affects other hormone-producing glands which rely on the hormones from the pituitary gland for their activity. Symptoms are deter...more »
    202. Familial hypothyroidism
     Impaired thyroid activity that tends to run in families....more »
    203. 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 »
    204. Fenton-Wilkinson-Toselano syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by ataxia, light sensitivity and short stature....more »
    205. Fibronectin-Deficient EDS
     A very rare collagen disorder which is characterized by loose joints and hyperextensible skin as well as a blood platelet anomaly which causes bleeding into the skin (petechiae)....more »
    206. Follicular ichthyosis
     A genetic skin disorder which causes the skin to become red, dry and scaly. It can occur anywhere on the body where there are hair follicles....more »
    207. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance
     An intolerance to citric acid is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to citric acid or foods containing citric acid. Citric acid can be found naturally in foods but is also frequently used as an additive to various foods. The adverse ...more »
    208. Forbes-Albright syndrome
     A rare condition where a hormone secreting pituitary or hypothalamic tumor causes galactorrhea and amenorrhea....more »
    209. Fowler-Christmas-Chapple syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of polycystic ovaries with the abnormal functioning of the urinary valve....more »
    210. Fox-Fordyce Disease
     A rare disorder where sweat trapped in the sweat glands results in itching inflammation of the involved tissue...more »
    211. Freire-Maia syndrome
     An extremely rare syndrome characterized by tooth, hair and limb abnormalities. The abnormalities can be quite severe in some cases. The parents may have been related in the reported cases....more »
    212. 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 »
    213. 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 »
    214. Functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
     Tumors that develop in the pancreas and cause excessive secretion of one or more pancreatic hormones such as insulin, somatostatin, glucagons, gastrin, ACTH (corticosteroids) and vasoactive intestinal peptidase....more »
    215. 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 »
    216. 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 »
    217. 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 »
    218. Gerodermia osteodysplastica
     A rare connective tissue disorder characterized mainly by elastic skin, a prematurely aged facial appearance and abnormal calcification of bones causing them to break easily....more »
    219. Gerodermia osteodysplastica hereditaria
     A rare connective tissue disorder characterized mainly by elastic skin, a prematurely aged facial appearance and abnormal calcification of bones causing them to break easily....more »
    220. Gerodermia osteodysplasticum
     A rare connective tissue disorder characterized mainly by elastic skin, a prematurely aged facial appearance and abnormal calcification of bones causing them to break easily....more »
    221. Ghosal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by difficult to treat anemia and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    222. Granulomatous hypophysitis
     A rare disorder caused by the inflammation of the pituitary gland. It can occur as a result of other infections such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis....more »
    223. Grix-Blankenship-Peterson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, bone defects and head and face abnormalities....more »
    224. Gronblad-Strandberg-Touraine syndrome
     A group of inherited, progressive connective tissue disorders affecting the skin, eyes and cardiovascular system. The condition is characterized by calcium deposits in the connective tissue which affects its ability to function. Some cases remain undiagno...more »
    225. Growth Hormone Receptor Deficiency
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    226. HAIR-AN Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome that affects females only and is characterized mainly by insulin resistance, dark velvety patches of skin and increased male hormone production in females....more »
    227. Hay-Wells syndrome, recessive type
     A rare recessively inherited genetic disorder characterized by ankyloblepharon, ectodermal dysplasia, and cleft lip and/or cleft palate. The recessive form of this condition is distinguished by the presence at birth of adhesions between the upper and lowe...more »
    228. Head lice
     Small lice infesting the hair and head....more »
    229. Heat rash
     Skin rash due to hot and humid weather...more »
    230. Herbal Agent overdose -- Nutmeg
     Nutmeg can be used as a herbal agent to treat delayed menstruation. The herbal agent can cause various overdose symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    231. Hereditary hypothyroidism
     Hereditary hypothyroidism is a condition in which there is a defect in the thyroid gland which leads to increased production of TSH reduced production of thyroid hormone....more »
    232. Homocystinuria
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving the amino acid methionine and resulting in a harmful accumulation of homocysteine in the body....more »
    233. Homocystinuria due to defect in methylation cbl e
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (methionine synthase reductase) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocystine which results in ...more »
    234. 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 »
    235. Hurler syndrome
    236. Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by alopecia and senile-like appearance....more »
    237. Hyalinosis, infantile systemic
     A rare genetic disorder involving abnormal deposits of hyaline throughout various body tissues. Manifestations include progressive joint contractures, skin abnormalities and pain....more »
    238. Hydroa vacciniforme
     A rare skin disorder characterized the development of crusting skin eruptions following exposure to the sun....more »
    239. Hyperadrenalism
     Excessive levels of adrenal hormones in the body. Symptoms depend on which hormone is involved and the degree of involvement. Adrenal hormones are aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine....more »
    240. Hyperhidrosis
     The excessive perspiration from ones skin...more »
    241. Hypersecretion of growth hormone
    242. Hypertrichosis, hyperkeratosis, mental retardation, and distinctive facial features
     A very rare disorder characterized by thickened skin, mental retardation, increased body hair and a characteristic face....more »
    243. Hypoglycemia
     Low blood sugar level...more »
    244. Hypoglycemic attack
     Sudden onset of low blood sugar levels...more »
    245. Hypothyroid goitre
     Goitre is the enlargement of the thyroid gland and hypothyroid state is characterized by increased TSH levels and decreased T3 and T4 levels circulating in the body....more »
    246. Hypothyroidism -- dermoid cyst -- cleft palate
     A rare syndrome characterized by primary hypothyroidism, dermoid cyst, cleft palate and other abnormalities....more »
    247. Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect
     Low thyroid hormone levels in infants due to abnormal iodide transport in the body caused by a genetic defect. The severity of the condition varies depending on the extent of the defect and the length of time taken to diagnose the condition. Symptoms tend...more »
    248. 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 »
    249. Ichthyosiform erythroderma, nonbullous congenital
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by redness, scaling and ultimately thickening of the skin that occurs from birth. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    250. Ichthyosis -- alopecia -- eclabion -- ectropion -- mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin, hair loss, mental retardation and outwardly turned eyelids and lips....more »
    251. Ichthyosis -- deafness -- mental retardation -- skeletal anomaly
     A rare disorder characterized by deafness, mental retardation, scaly skin and skeletal anomalies....more »
    252. Ichthyosis -- mental retardation, Devriendt type
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by dry, rough, scaly skin and mental retardation....more »
    253. Ichthyosis Vulgaris
     A skin disorder characterized by dry scaly skin which often forms in areas such as the abdomen, chest, elbows and knees. Cold weather can exacerbate the condition. The condition is usually inherited in a dominant manner but in rare cases it may be acquire...more »
    254. Ichthyosis and male hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin and insufficient hormone production by the male gonads....more »
    255. Ichthyosis bullosa of Siemens
     A rare inherited form of the genetic skin blistering disorder called ichthyosis bullosa. The condition is characterized by widespread reddening, blistering and peeling of fragile skin that starts at birth. Symptoms tend to improve with age...more »
    256. Ichthyosis hystrix, Curth Macklin type
     A rare inherited skin disorder involving variable degrees of scaling, thickening and hardening of the skin which can occur anywhere on the body....more »
    257. Ichthyosis male hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin and insufficient hormone production by the male gonads....more »
    258. Ichthyosis microphthalmos
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by dry scaly skin and small eyes....more »
    259. Ichthyosis prematurity syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by premature birth with a thick layer of skin that peels to leave dry, scaly, thickened skin....more »
    260. Ichthyosis tapered fingers midline groove up
     A very rare syndrome characterized by scaly skin and facial and finger anomalies....more »
    261. Ichthyosis vulgaris, dominant
     A chronic skin condition where dry, rough skin forms in areas such as the abdomen, chest, elbows and knees. The condition usually starts between the ages of 1 and four years and is exacerbated in cold weather....more »
    262. Ichthyosis vulgaris, sex-linked, recessive
     A genetic skin condition caused by a deficiency of steroid sulfatase and characterized by large brownish scales which can occur almost anywhere on the skin and can be disfiguring. The face, scalp, palms and soles are usually not involved. The condition on...more »
    263. 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 »
    264. 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 »
    265. Infantile hypothyroidism
     A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of thyroid hormones that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or hypothyroidism in infants of mothers treated with thiouracil during pregnancy...more »
    266. Inflammatory breast cancer
     Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of invasive breast cancer, where the skin of the breast becomes red, inflamed and pitted in appearance....more »
    267. Invasive breast cancer
     Invasive breast cancers usually are epithelial tumors of ductal or lobular origin. Features such as size, status of surgical margin, estrogen receptors (ER) and progesterone receptors (PR), nuclear and histologic grade, DNA content, S-phase fraction, vasc...more »
    268. Irritant contact eczema
     Irritant contact eczema is a form of eczema that occurs when an irritating substance comes into direct contact with the skin. Eczema is a type of skin inflammation or irritation that manifests as a skin rash. This form of eczema often occurs in occupation...more »
    269. Jimsonweed poisoning
     The Jimsonweed is a herb that bears single large white or lavender flowers and seeds surrounded by a spiny shell. The plant contains tropane alkaloids (mainly the seeds and leaves) which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities....more »
    270. Jones-Hersh-Yusk syndrome
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by missing toes, cleft palate, blistered skin and absent patches of skin at birth....more »
    271. Judge-Misch-Wright syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by thickened skin on palms and soles as well as around the mouth....more »
    272. Jung-Wolff-Back-Stahl syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by brain abnormalities, mental retardation and facial and skull anomalies....more »
    273. Juvenile Scleroderma
     Scleroderma that occurs in children. Scleroderma is a connective tissue disease that can affect the skin, blood vessels, the immune system and sometimes even the organs may be involved. The disorder may be localized or affect large areas of the body....more »
    274. Kanzaki disease
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase) causes glycoplids to accumulate in body tissues and result in various symptoms. Type 2 occurs during the second or third decade of life and is milder ...more »
    275. Kawanism
     Kava can be used as a herbal agent to treat anxiety, restlessness, stress and sleeping problems due to anxiety. The herbal agent contains chemicals including alpha-pyrone which can cause various symptoms if it is taken for long periods of time....more »
    276. Keratomalacia
     A rare eye disease that results from a deficiency of vitamin A....more »
    277. Keratosis
     Thickening of the skin...more »
    278. Lamellar ichthyosis
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes....more »
    279. Lamellar ichthyosis, autosomal dominant form
     A very rare dominantly inherited disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes....more »
    280. Lamellar ichthyosis, type 2
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes. Type 2 is distinguished by the location of the genetic defect - chromosome 2q34....more »
    281. Lamellar ichthyosis, type 3
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal large dark, plate-like scales. Type 3 is distinguished by the location of the genetic defect - chromosome 19p12-q12. This type also affects the ears and...more »
    282. Lamellar ichthyosis, type 5
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes. Type 5 is distinguished by the location of the genetic defect - chromosome 17p13.2-p13.1....more »
    283. Laron Dwarfism
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    284. Laron Pituitary Dwarfism
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    285. Laron Syndrome
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    286. Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    287. Laron-type Dwarfism Phenotypic Syndrome
     Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from bind...more »
    288. Latex allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction to latex...more »
    289. 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 »
    290. Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by dense, thick bones and symphalangism....more »
    291. Leprechaunism
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by insulin resistance which leads to growth delay and endocrine system abnormalities....more »
    292. Leprosy
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves....more »
    293. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    294. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 2
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    295. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 3
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    296. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 4
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    297. Leukemia subleukemic
     A classification of leukemia where the white blood count is normal (less than 15,000) but there are abnormal white blood cells present in the peripheral blood....more »
    298. Lichen planus
     Skin rash...more »
    299. Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus
     A chronic skin disease characterized by shiny, white atrophic skin patches which tend to occur on the neck, genital areas, around the anus, under the breasts and in body folds....more »
    300. Lichen simplex chronicus
     Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin....more »
    301. 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 »
    302. Lipoid proteinosis of Urbach and Wiethe
     A rare congenital lipoid storage disease where lipids, carbohydrates and proteins are deposited onto blood vessel walls and other tissues....more »
    303. Locally advanced breast cancer
    304. Lymphatic Filariasis
     Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system...more »
    305. Lymphomatous thyroiditis
     Progressive thyroid gland enlargement due to autoimmune disease....more »
    306. Macroepiphyseal dysplasia with osteoporosis, wrinkled skin, and aged appearance
     A rare disorder characterized by osteoporosis, wrinkled skin, aged appearance and abnormal bone development....more »
    307. Male Breast Cancer
     Cancer of the breast in males....more »
    308. Mastitis
     Infected breast common in nursing mothers...more »
    309. McCune-Albright Syndrome
     A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by abnormal skin pigmentation and endocrine gland dysfunction and replacement of parts of bone tissue with fibrous material....more »
    310. Medication related hypothyroidism
     Drug-induced hypothyroidism is an underactive thyroid gland due to a reaction from medication....more »
    311. Medullary carcionoma
     Medullary carcinoma of the breast is a variant of breast cancer. These tumors have a similar presentation to other breast cancers but are distinguished by a characteristic histologic appearance....more »
    312. 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 »
    313. Menkes Disease
     Genetic disease of copper deficiency....more »
    314. Mental retardation -- arachnodactyly -- hypotonia -- telangiectasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short fingers, reduced muscle tone and spider veins (telangiectasia)....more »
    315. Mental retardation unusual facies ampola type
     A rare genetic disease characterized primarily by mental retardation, facial anomalies, short stature, seizures and finger and toe abnormalities....more »
    316. Mental retardation, X-linked -- seizures -- psoriasis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, seizures and a skin disorder....more »
    317. Metaplastic carcinoma
     Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast is a rare neoplasm containing a mixture of epithelial and mesenchymal elements....more »
    318. Metastatic breast cancer
     Metastatic breast cancer is the term used to describe cancer that has spread from the original site in the breast to other organs or tissues in the body....more »
    319. Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism types 1 and 3
     Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism types 1 and 3 were originally regarded as separate conditions but it was recently concluded that they were different expressions of the same condition. The main differences between the two forms is a diffe...more »
    320. Microcephaly, Growth Retardation, Cataract, Hearing Loss, and Unusual Appearance
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of a small head, retarded growth, cataracts, hearing loss and an unusual facial appearance. It was reported in a brother and sister....more »
    321. Micropapillary carcinoma
     Invasive micropapillary carcinoma (IMPC) is a rare subtype of epithelial tumor of the breast. It has a high incidence of axillary lymph node metastasis, in keeping with an angioinvasive phenotype. IMPC was considered an aggressive subtype of breast carcin...more »
    322. Moynahan syndrome III
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, defective tooth enamel, clubfoot, skin problems and a variety of other anomalies. Blisters tend to occur during the warmer months of the year....more »
    323. Mucha-Habermann Disease
     A condition which is characterized by rashes and small lesions of the skin...more »
    324. Mucha-Habermann syndrome
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring skin lumps, blisters and bleeding under the skin....more »
    325. Muckle-Wells syndrome
     An inherited condition characterized by amyloidosis (protein deposits), deafness, hives and limb pain....more »
    326. Mucopolysaccharidoses
     A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans...more »
    327. 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 »
    328. 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 »
    329. 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 »
    330. Multiple endocrine abnormalities -- adenylyl cyclase dysfunction
     A rare syndrome characterized by an enzyme defect (adenylyl cyclase) and a number of endocrine abnormalities....more »
    331. Multiple sclerosis -- ichthyosis -- factor 8 deficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple sclerosis, scaly skin and a blood anomaly....more »
    332. Multiple system atrophy
     A rare disorder where nerve degeneration causes progressive neurological problems involving the central and autonomic nervous system. The rate of progression is variable....more »
    333. Mycetoma
     Any of a group of infections caused by actinomycetes (bacterial) or a fungus (eumycetoma). It causes a chronic, pus-producing infection under the skin and sometimes involves bone. The infection most often occurs in the feet. The infection is most common i...more »
    334. Mycosis fungoides
     Mycosis fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin. The disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic....more »
    335. 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 »
    336. Myopathy, limb-girdle, with bone fragility
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by easy bone fracturing, poor healing of fractures and progressive weakness of the limb-girdle muscles. The fractures tend to occur before the muscle problems. The slow-healing fractures sometimes resulted in osteom...more »
    337. Myxedema
     Skin and tissue disorder usually due to hypothyroidism...more »
    338. Necrotizing fasciitis
     A severe, progressive skin infection which causes progressive destruction of skin and underlying tissue. It is caused by certain bacteria and has a high mortality rate....more »
    339. 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 »
    340. Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy
     A rare disorder characterized by thickening and hardening of the skin as well as other symptoms. The course of the disease may be mild or aggressive and occurs in patients with underlying disorders kidney disease....more »
    341. Neu-Laxova Syndrome
     A rare fatal genetic disorder characterized by microcephaly and multiple congenital abnormalities. Death occurs during the fetal or newborn stage....more »
    342. Neuritis
     Inflammation of a nerve....more »
    343. Neurodermatitis
     Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin....more »
    344. Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by hormonal, hair, skin and brain abnormalities....more »
    345. Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by insensitivity to pain and inability to sweat....more »
    346. Nickel contact allergy
     Nickel contact allergy usually refers to an allergic response to nickel which is found in most jewellery. Even high carat gold has some nickel content which may pose problems for some people. Symptoms usually only involve the skin that is in contact with ...more »
    347. Nicotine addiction
     Nicotine addiction is the uncontrollable desire to continue smoking. Smoking products contain nicotine which is a chemical that can lead to addiction if used over a period of time. Cessation causes withdrawal symptoms which can vary in nature and severity...more »
    348. Nodular primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis
     A rare skin condition caused by abnormal, localized deposits of amyloid in the skin. The skin lumps or plaques can occur on nearly any part of the body. The skin lesions are harmless and treatment is usually only done for aesthetics....more »
    349. OHSS
     Excessive stimulation of the ovaries that usually occurs as a complication of in vitro fertilization but may also occur spontaneously. The degree of excessive ovarian stimulation may vary from mild to severe....more »
    350. OI, Type I
     A genetic condition characterized mainly by fragile bones that fracture easily and blue sclerae. The fractures tend start during early childhood (when walking starts) and becomes worse after menopause or in old age. Fractures tend to heal normally. Type I...more »
    351. OLEDAID
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a weak immuned system, bone problems, lymphoedema and hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. Death usually occurs during the first few years of life due to overwhelming infections....more »
    352. Oculo tricho dysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, tooth and hair abnormalities...more »
    353. Oculopalatocerebral syndrome
     A rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, small head, mental retardation, cleft palate and eye problems....more »
    354. Onychotrichodysplasia and neutropenia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by nail, hair and blood abnormalities....more »
    355. Osteogenesis imperfecta Type I
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones, blue sclerae and hyperextensible joints....more »
    356. Osteogenesis imperfecta type II
     A rare lethal form of the genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones, blue sclerae and facial and tooth abnormalities....more »
    357. Osteogenesis imperfecta type IV
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones and blue sclerae. The osteoporosis tends to be moderate and there is generally no joint hyperextensibility....more »
    358. Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 1A
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones and hyperextensible joints - a type of osteogenesis imperfecta I where the teeth are opalescent and blue sclerae may be absent....more »
    359. Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 1B
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones and hyperextensible joints - a milder form of osteogenesis imperfecta I where the teeth are normal and blue sclerae may be absent....more »
    360. Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 2
     A rare lethal form of the genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones, blue sclerae and facial and tooth abnormalities....more »
    361. Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 2A
     A rare lethal form of a genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones, blue sclerae and facial and tooth abnormalities. Type IIA has a different origin of the genetic mutation but the clinical features are similar. Type IIA involves a ...more »
    362. Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 4
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones and blue sclerae - a form of OI involving moderate osteoporosis and no joint hyperextensibility....more »
    363. Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB
     A rare, recessively inherited, lethal form of a genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones, blue sclerae and facial and tooth abnormalities. Type IIB has a different origin of the genetic mutation but the clinical features are simil...more »
    364. Osteosclerosis -- ichthyosis -- premature ovarian failure
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by increased bone density, scaly skin and premature menopause....more »
    365. Osteosclerosis with ichthyosis and premature ovarian failure
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by increased bone density, scaly skin and premature menopause....more »
    366. 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 »
    367. 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 »
    368. Pachydermoperiostosis
     A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by thick coarse skin and limb clubbing....more »
    369. Paget's Disease
     Breast carcinoma involving nipple and areola....more »
    370. Palmoplantar Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Palmoplantar psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet....more »
    371. Panhypopituitarism
     A rare condition where all pituitary hormones are absent or reduced. The condition may be congenital or acquired through such things as pituitary tumors. The pituitary gland regulates the activity of other endocrine glands as well as controlling growth. O...more »
    372. Peptidic growth factors deficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by diabetes, skin abnormalities, small jaw and muscle contractures....more »
    373. Peripheral vascular disease
     Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms...more »
    374. Phenylketonuria -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Phenylketonuria 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 »
    375. Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by patches of hair loss involving the scalp, armpits, eyebrows and genitals. The hair loss on the scalp is accompanied by scarring of the skin. Hair follicles become eruptive and spiny usually months to years after hair ...more »
    376. Pituitary cancer, childhood
     Cancer (malignant) of the pituitary gland in children. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a range of symptoms depending on the...more »
    377. Pituitary tumors, adult
     A benign or cancer tumor that develops in the tissue of the pituitary gland in adults. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a ra...more »
    378. Poikiloderma of Kindler
     A rare disorder characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily even after a mild trauma as well as photosensitivity and striated skin pigmentation (diffuse poikiloderma striate....more »
    379. Poikilodermatomyositis -- mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation , muscle inflammation and weakness and pigmentation abnormalities....more »
    380. Polycystic ovaries urethral sphincter dysfunction
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of polycystic ovaries with the abnormal functioning of the urinary valve....more »
    381. Polycystic ovary syndrome
     Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women....more »
    382. Pompholyx (dyshidrotic eczema)
     Pompholyx is an itchy skin condition characterized by small fluid-filled blisters. The condition tends to predominantly affect the fingers, toes, palms and soles. This form of eczema is relatively uncommon....more »
    383. Porphyria cutanea tarda, familial type
     A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase....more »
    384. 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 »
    385. Pre-invasive breast cancer
    386. Primary hypothyroidism
     Primary hypothyroidism is a condition in which a defect in the thyroid gland leads to reduced production of thyroid hormone....more »
    387. 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 »
    388. Progressive neurodegeneration -- joint laxity -- cataract
     A rare syndrome caused by an enzyme deficiency (Delta-1-pyrroline 5-carboxylate synthetase)....more »
    389. Protein deficiency
    390. Protoporphyria
     An inherited disorder where an enzyme defect causes excess protoporphyrin to build up in the skin. The protoporphyrin reacts to light and causes a painful burning sensation on the skin....more »
    391. Prurigo
     Itchy nodules created by repeated scratching....more »
    392. Prurigo nodularis of Hyde
     A relatively uncommon skin disorder involving the development of firm itchy skin nodules. The nodules usually start on the arms and legs but can affect any part of the body in varying numbers. The exact cause is unknown but it is often associated with con...more »
    393. Pruritic urticarial papules plaques of pregnancy
     A very rare skin disorder that affects women in the later stages of pregnancy. Itchy, bumpy hives and plaques develop usually on the abdominal area....more »
    394. Pseudoprogeria syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by absent eyelashes and eyebrows as well a mental retardation....more »
    395. Pseudoxanthoma elasticum
     A group of inherited, progressive connective tissue disorders affecting the skin, eyes and cardiovascular system. The condition is characterized by calcium deposits in the connective tissue which affects its ability to function. Some cases remain undiagno...more »
    396. 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 »
    397. Psoriasis Susceptibility
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of p...more »
    398. Psoriasis Susceptibility 1
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 1 is linked to a defect in the HLACw6 gene on chromosome 6p21.3. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system c...more »
    399. Psoriasis Susceptibility 10
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 10 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 18p11.23. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes ...more »
    400. Psoriasis Susceptibility 11
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 11 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 5q31.1-q33.1. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system cau...more »
    401. Psoriasis Susceptibility 12
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 12 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 20q13. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes ski...more »
    402. Psoriasis Susceptibility 2
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 2 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 17q25. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin...more »
    403. Psoriasis Susceptibility 3
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 3 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 4q. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ce...more »
    404. Psoriasis Susceptibility 4
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 4 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 1q21. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ...more »
    405. Psoriasis Susceptibility 5
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 5 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 3q21. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ...more »
    406. Psoriasis Susceptibility 6
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 6 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 19p13. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin...more »
    407. Psoriasis Susceptibility 7
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 7 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 1p. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ce...more »
    408. Psoriasis Susceptibility 8
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 8 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 16q. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin c...more »
    409. Psoriasis Susceptibility 9
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 9 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 4q31-q34. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes s...more »
    410. Psoriasis on Eblows and Knees
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis on the elbows and/or knees is very common....more »
    411. Psoriasis on lower back
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis on the lower back region is very common....more »
    412. Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis on the trunk and limbs is quite common and large areas of skin involvement may require systemic treatm...more »
    413. Psoriatic Arthritis, susceptibility to
     An inflammatory condition where the defective immune system causes joint inflammation as well as skin cells to grow rapidly causing psoriasis. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it. There are various environmental factors w...more »
    414. Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form
     A type of arthritis associated with psoriasis in children. Psoriasis and arthritis are both inflammatory conditions with one affecting the skin and the other affecting the joints. The arthritis tends to precede the psoriasis....more »
    415. Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder involving severe insulin resistance which is where the body fails to be able to use insulin which is needed to control blood sugar levels....more »
    416. Rambaud-Galian syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the progressive deposition of a substance called hyaline in blood vessels of the digestive tract and kidneys. Calcification of the brain is also present....more »
    417. Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome
     A rare genetic multi-system disorder characterized by skin, teeth, hair and/or nail abnormalities, reduced ability to sweat and oral clefts....more »
    418. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
     A condition characterized by pain and reduced range of motion in the shoulder and hand of the affected arm....more »
    419. Riboflavin deficiency
     Dietary deficiency of riboflavin (vitamin B2)...more »
    420. Riedel syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs when fibrous tissue forms in the thyroid area and progressively destroys the thyroid gland....more »
    421. Rieger anomaly -- partial lipodystrophy
     A very rare disorder characterized by short stature, low birth weight and loss of skin fat. SHORT is an acronym for short stature, hyperextensible joints and/or hernia, ocular depression, Reiger anomaly and teething delay. Additional symptoms are also var...more »
    422. Rombo syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by hair anomalies and skin problems....more »
    423. Rosacea
     Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin...more »
    424. Scleroderma, systemic
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved....more »
    425. Scleromyxedema
     A rare connective tissue disorder which causes the skin to become progressively thick and hard. The severity of symptoms is variable with lungs and circulation affected in some patients. The degree of resulting disability, disfigurement and response to tr...more »
    426. Sclerosing bone dysplasia -- mental retardation
     A rare disorder characterized by abnormal hardening (sclerosis) of the bone and mental retardation....more »
    427. Seborrhoea
     Overactive sebaceous glands resulting in oily skin....more »
    428. Secondary hypothyroidism
     Secondary hypothyroidism is a condition in which the activity of the thyroid gland is decreased, due to failure of the pituitary gland or hypothalamus...more »
    429. Sequeiros-Sack syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by nail abnormality, thin skin and sparse scalp hair....more »
    430. Sheehan Syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in women who suffer a severe uterine hemorrhage during childbirth. The resulting blood loss may damage the pituitary gland and result in hypopituitarism....more »
    431. Shock, Neurogenic
     Shock is a life-threatening condition involving insufficient blood flow to the body tissues. Neurogenic shock is caused problems with the nervous system....more »
    432. Short stature -- contractures -- hypotonia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by reduced muscle tone, short stature and contractures....more »
    433. Shprintzen-Golberg craniosynostosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized by premature fusion of skull bones and a Marfanoid appearance, skeletal anomalies and learning problems....more »
    434. Sick building syndrome
     A condition that occurs in workers who work in buildings with poor hygiene conditions with respect to ventilation, humidity and dust....more »
    435. Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by accelerated growth and other defects....more »
    436. Sjogren syndrome, primary
     An autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks parts of the body that produce moisture such as the eyes, mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Sjogren syndrome can occur on its own (primary) or with another connective tissue disease (secondary) ...more »
    437. Sjogren syndrome, secondary
     An autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks parts of the body that produce moisture such as the eyes, mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Sjogren syndrome can occur on its own (primary) or with another connective tissue disease (secondary) ...more »
    438. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....more »
    439. Sjogren's syndrome, juvenile, secondary to autoimmune disease
     An autoimmune disorder that affects the glands involved in tear and saliva production as well as gastrointestinal tract moisture. It can occur as a secondary condition associated with other autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthri...more »
    440. Sjogren-Larsson syndrome
     A rare inherited neurological and skin disorder characterized by mental retardation, spastic paraplegia and thickened scaly skin (ichthyosis). The condition involves a deficiency of fatty alcohol oxidoreductase which causes an accumulation of long-chain f...more »
    441. Skin allergy
     A skin allergy is an adverse response by the body's immune system to an allergen. The response may occur when the allergen comes into contact with the skin or when it is inhaled or ingested. A skin allergy manifests in skin symptoms such as hives and itch...more »
    442. Spastic paraplegia -- neuropathy -- poikiloderma
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive stiffness and weakness of the legs, peripheral nerve degeneration and a skin disorder called poikiloderma. The eyelashes and eyebrows are usually gone by the age of three....more »
    443. Spinal shock
     A rare condition that can occur after spinal cord injury and involves a period of absent reflexes which may be permanent or last for hours to weeks. This period may be followed by a period of excessive reflexes....more »
    444. 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 »
    445. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
     A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases....more »
    446. Stiff skin syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized mainly by very stiff, thick skin that can affect the ability to move joints....more »
    447. Stoll-Alembik-Finck syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle, skin, sweating, tooth and facial abnormalities....more »
    448. Storm syndrome
     A rare progressive genetic disorder characterized by premature aging and heart disease which results in premature death....more »
    449. Stress-related eczema
     Stress-related eczema is chronic skin inflammation and irritation which is triggered by stress. The severity and extent of the skin involved is variable. Stress may trigger a flare up or may exacerbate existing eczema....more »
    450. Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, bowed long bones and permanent flexion of fingers....more »
    451. Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, bowed long bones and permanent flexion of fingers....more »
    452. Sub clinical hypothyroidism
     Sub clinical hypothyroidism, also referred to as mild hypothyroidism, is defined as normal serum free T4 levels with slightly high serum TSH concentration....more »
    453. 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 »
    454. Sunburn
     Any injury to the skin caused by the ultraviolet rays caused by the sun...more »
    455. Temperature-related eczema
     Temperature-related eczema is chronic skin inflammation and irritation which is triggered by changes in temperature, excessive heat, excessive cold or humidity extremes. The severity and extent of the skin involved is variable. Excessive temperatures may ...more »
    456. Tertiary hypothyroidism
     Tertiary hypothyroidism results from a malfunction of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the endocrine system....more »
    457. Tetramelic deficiencies -- Ectodermal dysplasia -- deformed ears -- other abnormalities
     An extremely rare syndrome characterized by tooth, hair and limb abnormalities. The abnormalities can be quite severe in some cases. The parents may have been related in the reported cases....more »
    458. Thrombocytopathy -- asplenia -- miosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized by a lack of spleen function, reduced blood platelets and contracted pupils....more »
    459. Thumb absent -- short stature -- immune deficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by an absent thumb, short stature and immune deficiency....more »
    460. Thyroid disorders
     Any disorder of the thyroid gland....more »
    461. Thyroid hormone plasma membrane transport defect
     Thyroid problems caused by a defect in the transport of a thyroid hormone called T4 (thyroxine) within the body. The thyroid produces excessive hormones to try to compensate for that inability of the body to utilize the hormone....more »
    462. Thyrotropin deficiency, isolated
     An inherited deficiency of a thyroid stimulating hormone (thyrotropin) which causes mental retardation, growth and other problems....more »
    463. Tranebjaerg-Svejgaard syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, seizures and a skin disorder....more »
    464. Tricho odonto onycho dermal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by hair, tooth, nail and skin abnormalities....more »
    465. Trichodysplasia xeroderma
     A rare disorder involving the skin and hair....more »
    466. Trichothiodystrophy -- sun sensitivity
     A rare condition characterized by short brittle hair...more »
    467. 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 »
    468. Trihydroxycholestanoylcoa oxidase isolated deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme (Trihydroxycholestanoyl-CoA oxidase) deficiency disturbs the formation of bile acids....more »
    469. Trueb-Burg-Bottani syndrome
     A very rare genetic syndrome characterized by hair, teeth and nail abnormalities as well as webbed fingers....more »
    470. Varicella -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Varicella 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 stag...more »
    471. Varicose eczema
     Varicose eczema is a chronic skin condition that involves the skin on or near varicose veins in the legs - usually the skin on the ankles are affected. Varicose veins occur when the valves in particular blood vessels malfunction and allow the blood to flo...more »
    472. Variegate porphyria
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of a certain enzyme which results in a build-up in the body of porphyrins or their precursors. This form of hepatic porphyria causes the sufferer to have acute attacks as well as skin sensitivity....more »
    473. Vertebral body fusion overgrowth
     A condition that is characterised by increased keratinization of the skin with a x-linked genetic trait...more »
    474. Werner syndrome
     A form of premature aging where sufferers start aging during adolescence or soon after and appear old by the time they reach their 30's or 40's. Milder forms of the condition may also occur....more »
    475. Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder that affects only males and is characterized by recurring infections, eczema and reduced level of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia)....more »
    476. Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome
     A syndrome which is caused by a partial deletion of the short arm of chromosome 4....more »
    477. Wrinkly skin syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by wrinkly skin that occurs primarily on the palms and soles but can occur on other parts of the body. The condition is also associated with various other abnormalities....more »
    478. Xerotic eczema
     Xerotic eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by very dry patches of skin. The condition is usually triggered by environments which have low humidity such as during winter - this causes the skin to become excessively dry....more »
    479. Xylosylprotein 4-beta-galactosyltransferase (XGPT) deficiency
     A variant of the connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos. It is caused by a deficiency of galactosyltransferase I....more »
    480. Yaws
     A rare infections disease caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria Treponema pertenue. The disease consists of three phases: skin lesions are followed by bone, joint and widespread skin symptoms and finally by inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the ...more »
    481. Zinc deficiency
     When there is a deficiency of zinc in an individuals body...more »

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