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    1. Vitamin B12 Deficiency
     A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, in...read more »

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Results: 780 causes of Paralysis symptoms OR Peripheral neuropathy OR Tactile numbness or tingling

    1. AChR deficiency and short channel open time
     Extremely rare condition characterized by respiratory insufficiency from birth, facial dysplasia and paralysis of eye muscles....more »
    2. AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
     A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections th...more »
    3. Acoustic Neurinoma
     A benign tumor of the 8th cranial nerve which lies in the tube connecting the inner ear to the brain....more »
    4. Acoustic neuroma
     A benign tumor of the 8th cranial nerve which lies in the tube connecting the inner ear to the brain....more »
    5. Acute Bokhoror
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    6. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
     A rare neurological disorder where an inflammation of the brain and spinal cord occurs due to damage to the protective covering (myelin sheath) around the nerves....more »
    7. Acute VE
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    8. Acute Viliuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    9. Acute Viliuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    10. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    11. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    12. Acute fulminant multiple sclerosis
     Malignant Multiple Sclerosis, is a particularly aggressive form of the disease. Thankfully very rare, this highly aggressive form is defined by its swift and relentless decline to significant disability or even death, often within a few weeks or months af...more »
    13. Acute idiopathic polyneuritis
     A rare progressive form of ascending polyneuropathy believed to be an autoimmune response....more »
    14. Acute megacaryoblastic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. More specifically, it involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes)....more »
    15. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
     Salivary gland type malignant neoplasm arising from bronchial seromucinous glands. Composed of epithelial and myoepithelial cells in cribriform, tubular and solid growth patterns....more »
    16. Adhesive abuse
     Adhesive abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Adhesives include household glues, rubber ce...more »
    17. Adhesive addiction
     Adhesive addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse adhesives (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols ...more »
    18. 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 »
    19. 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 »
    20. 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 »
    21. 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 »
    22. 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 »
    23. Adrenocortical carcinoma
     A condition which is characterized by malignancy which affects the adrenocortex....more »
    24. Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form
     A rare inherited disorder involving the adrenal glands, testes and certain parts of the brain (white matter). It is a less severe form of leukodystrophy where an abnormality within the body cells prevents the metabolism of certain fats (long chain fatty a...more »
    25. Adult-onset ALD
     Form of ALD in adults....more »
    26. Aerosol abuse
     Aerosol abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Aerosols include air fresheners, hair spray, ...more »
    27. Aerosol addiction
     Aerosol addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse aerosol (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols are...more »
    28. Aicardi syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where the structure connecting the two halves of the brain fails to develop which results in seizures and eye abnormalities ....more »
    29. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system....more »
    30. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 1
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome 3p21.3-p21.2....more »
    31. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 2
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 2 is caused by a defect on chromosome 13q14-q21....more »
    32. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 3
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 11q13.2....more »
    33. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 4
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 4 is caused by a defect on chromosome 19p13.13....more »
    34. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome 5
     A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. Type 5 is caused by a defect on chromosome 3p21.3-p21.2....more »
    35. Alajouanine syndrome
     A birth disorder characterized mainly by clubfoot, strabismus and facial paralysis. The facial paralysis is caused by damage to the 6th and 7th cranial nerve....more »
    36. Albers-Schonberg disease -- Adult benign dominant form
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The adult benign form is associated with a normal life expectancy and is often asymptomatic....more »
    37. Albers-Schonberg disease -- intermediate form
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The intermediate form is more severe than the adult form but less severe than the infantile fo...more »
    38. Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs...more »
    39. Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing syndrome
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can result in symptoms similar to a condition called Cushing's syndrome. When alcohol consumption is stopped, symptoms regress....more »
    40. Alcoholism
     Alcoholism is the compulsive urge to drink alcohol despite knowing the negative impact on one's health....more »
    41. Alpers Syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by liver disease, seizures and progressive, episodic psychomotor retardation....more »
    42. Alternating hemiplegia of childhood
     A rare neurological disorder involving paralysis on one side of the body that is only temporary but occurs often. The extent of the paralysis is variable....more »
    43. Alzheimer disease, familial, 3, with spastic paraparesis and apraxia
     This form of Alzheimer's is an early-onset form of Alzheimer's that is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q24.3. It is characterized by features which are atypical for Alzheimer's - spastic paraparesis which occurs before the dementia symptoms and apraxia...more »
    44. Amiodarone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amiodarone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    45. Amnesic shellfish poisoning
     Rare shellfish poisoning sometimes causing amnesia....more »
    46. Amyloid Neuropathies
     A peripheral nerve disorder caused by abnormal amyloid deposits in the nerves. Sensory, autonomic or motor nerves may be affected. The degree of nerve involvement, and hence symptoms, are variable....more »
    47. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
     A motor neuron disease involving progressive degeneration and eventual destruction of the function of nerves that control voluntary movement....more »
    48. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2, juvenile
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 2 is caused by a defect on chromosome 2q33....more »
    49. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 18q21....more »
    50. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 6
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 16q12....more »
    51. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 7
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 7 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20p13....more »
    52. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 8
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 9 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20q13.3 and is a dominantly inherited, late-onset form....more »
    53. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1
    54. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial
    55. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 1 is characterized by adult onset and relatively fast progression of symptoms. It usua...more »
    56. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 2 is characterized by childhood or adolescent onset of symptoms which progress very sl...more »
    57. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 3
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is characterized late adulthood onset of symptoms which progress slowly over 5 years...more »
    58. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 4
     A generally fatal progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 4 is characterized by the onset of symptoms before the age of 25 and slow progression over the ne...more »
    59. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 5
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is characterized adolescent onset of symptoms with progression varying between 1 and...more »
    60. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between 1 and 20 y...more »
    61. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 7
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 7 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between less than ...more »
    62. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 8 is characterized by adult onset and relatively slow progression of symptoms. It occu...more »
    63. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, type 6
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 16q12....more »
    64. Amyotrophy, neurogenic scapuloperoneal, New England type
     An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg. The exact symptoms that occur may vary from patient to patient with males often being more affected than females. An interesting observation of this condition is th...more »
    65. Anchovy poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some anchovies contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    66. Angelman-Like Syndrome, X-linked
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    67. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. The symptoms are determined by the location and number of growths. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the pla...more »
    68. Anterior spinal artery syndrome
     Neurological symptoms caused by the blockage of the anterior spinal artery. The blockage may be caused by such things as trauma, cancer, thrombosis and arterial disease. Symptoms are determined by the exact location of the blockage....more »
    69. Apo A-I deficiency
     Low plasma HDL cholesterol that tends to run in families....more »
    70. Apricot seed poisoning
     Apricot seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the pit remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingest...more »
    71. Arachnoid Cysts
     A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the spinal cord and brain. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the...more »
    72. Arachnoiditis
     A progressive disorder where the arachnoid membrane becomes inflamed and the brain and spinal cord may also become inflamed....more »
    73. Arbovirosis
     An infectious disease caused by an arbovirus. The virus is transmitted by arthropods such as insects and ticks. Examples of arboviruses include Yellow Fever, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis. The symptoms may vary depending on the type of...more »
    74. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 3
     An extremely rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. Type 3 involves the herniation of brain or brain stem tissue out of the back of the neck or head. The condition generally has a poor prognosis....more »
    75. Arterial dissections with lentiginosis
     A rare familial syndrome characterized by the association of aortic dissection and multiple lentigines (brown skin spots). The aorta can rupture in some cases and result in sudden death....more »
    76. Arteriovenous Malformation
     Birth defect of a tangle of veins and arteries....more »
    77. Arthrogryposis -- renal dysfunction -- cholestasis syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by joint contractures, kidney dysfunction and liver problems....more »
    78. Asiatic porpoise poisoning
     The Asiatic porpoise is eaten mainly in China. Eating the liver, internal organs and muscle tissue of the Asiatic porpoise can cause poisoning symptoms in humans if sufficient quantities are consumed. The nature of the toxin is unknown but it is believed ...more »
    79. Asphyxia
     Inability to breath and suffocation...more »
    80. Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1
     A nerve disorder which affects the motor nerves and results in movement problems which includes the eyes. Gait problems are usually the first symptom and this is followed by speaking difficulty, intention tremor and then eye movement problems....more »
    81. Ataxia Telangiectasia
     A rare inherited childhood disorder involving progressive degeneration of the nervous system....more »
    82. Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome
     A nerve disorder which affects the motor nerves and results in movement problems which includes the eyes. Gait problems are usually the first symptom and this is followed by speaking difficulty, intention tremor and then eye movement problems....more »
    83. Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis
     A rare neurological disorder caused by abnormal brainstem development and function....more »
    84. Athabaskan severe combined immunodeficiency
     A severe immunodeficiency disorder found in Navajo and Apache populations....more »
    85. Atherosclerosis
     Atherosclerosis is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels. It is a chronic inflammatory response in the walls of arteries, in large part due to the accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and promoted by low density (especially small particle) l...more »
    86. Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
     A group of diseases where the body's immune system attacks it's own nervous system. Examples includes opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, Guillain-Barre syndrome and multiple sclerosis. Symptoms vary depending on which nerves are involved....more »
    87. Autoimmune thyroid disease associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with autoimmune thyroid disease are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of sympto...more »
    88. Autonomic neuropathy
     A disorder of the nervous system concerned with regulation of activity of cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and glands, usually restricted to the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems...more »
    89. Back tumour
     The presence of tumour growth in the vertebra, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    90. Balo's concentric sclerosis
     Demyelination of the brain producing a variety of symptoms depending on the area of the brain affected....more »
    91. Balo's concentric sclerosis (rare variant of MS)
     Balo's Concentric Sclerosis is a rare demyelinating disorder characterized pathologically by concentric rings of alternating demyelinated and relatively myelin preserved white matter. The pathogenesis of the concentric lesion may be explained by periodic ...more »
    92. 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 »
    93. Bannwarth's triad
     The association of lymphocytic meningitis, cranial nerve palsy and radiculoneuritis....more »
    94. Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive
     A neurological disease that affects the part of the brain called the basal ganglia. The disease responds well to biotin administration but relapses within a month if the biotin is stopped. If the condition is diagnosed late or there are recurring episodes...more »
    95. Bassoe syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by hypogonadism, cataracts during infancy and muscle weakness....more »
    96. Bell's Palsy
     A usually temporary facial nerve disorder where a part or all of the face becomes suddenly paralysed....more »
    97. Benign astrocytoma
     Benign tumors that occur in the brain or spinal cord. Symptoms and severity depends on the location and size of the tumors....more »
    98. Beriberi
     Disease due to vitamin B1 deficiency (thiamine)...more »
    99. Berk-Tabatznik syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by eye and skeletal problems....more »
    100. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    101. Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis
     A rare condition where inflammation of the brainstem results in various symptoms such as ataxia and ophthalmoplegia. The onset of symptoms is usually acute....more »
    102. Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis (BBE)
     A rare condition where inflammation of the brainstem results in various symptoms such as ataxia and ophthalmoplegia. The onset of symptoms is usually acute....more »
    103. Bird cherry seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    104. Bitter almond seed poisoning
     Bitter almond seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. Bitter almond plants grow mainly in Northern America. Various processes can be used to leach the toxic chemical...more »
    105. Black widow spider envenomation
     The black widow spider bite is toxic to the nerves and can cause serious symptoms. The black widow spider is most commonly found in North America....more »
    106. Blue-ringed octopus poisoning
     The blue-ringed octopus is found in shallow Australian ocean water and can deliver venomous, potentially fatal bite. The poison is present in the saliva of the octopus. The venom affects the neuromuscular system....more »
    107. Bog rosemary poisoning
     Bog rosemary is a type of heath found in bogs and cold peat areas of the more northern parts of the world. It is a small shrub with tall thin stems. The flowers are whit or pink. The plant contains a chemical called grayanotoxin which can cause various sy...more »
    108. Boltshauser Syndrome
     Boltshauser Syndrome is a rare condition reported in a few generations in one family. The condition is characterized by paralysis of the vocal cords, deafness and movement problems....more »
    109. Bone marrow failure -- neurologic abnormalities
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of bone marrow failure and neurological abnormalities....more »
    110. Bonefish poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some bonefish contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    111. Borreliosis
     An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu....more »
    112. Borud Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by numerous features including hearing and vision problems, heart muscle disease, ataxia and peripheral neuropathy....more »
    113. Bottlebrush buckeye poisoning
     The Bottlebrush buckeye is a deciduous shrub which bears clusters of white or pink flowers and smooth, leathery fruit containing shiny seeds. The plant originated in southern USA. The plant contains various toxic chemicals (glycoside esculin, saponin aesc...more »
    114. Botulism food poisoning
     Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms....more »
    115. Box Jellyfish poisoning
     A sting from the Box jellyfish contains a chemical which is toxic to the nerves, heart and skin. This jellyfish is mainly found in the waters of Northern Queensland in Australia. The tentacles should not be removed from the patient as it can cause further...more »
    116. Brachial Plexus Injury
     Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth)....more »
    117. Brain abscess
     Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain...more »
    118. Brain cancer
     Cancer of the brain....more »
    119. Brain compression
     Internal compression of the brain...more »
    120. Broken neck
     Fracture of the bone or bones in the cervical spine....more »
    121. Brown snake poisoning
     The Brown snake is a poisonous Australian snake. They are considered one of the most venomous snakes in the world and their bite can result in death without prompt medical attention. The snake venom contains toxins which affect the blood and nerve systems...more »
    122. Brown-Sequard Syndrome
     A disorder where spinal cord compression and lesions involve only half of the spinal cord....more »
    123. Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome
     A very rare progressive disorder characterized by nerve deafness and cranial (and sometimes spinal) nerve paralysis....more »
    124. Brushfield-Wyatt syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental deficiency, weakness on one side of the body and large port-wine stains that cover about a third of the skin's total surface. This condition may be a variant of another condition called Sturge-Weber syndrome....more »
    125. Buckeye poisoning
     Buckeye is a shrub or small tree which contains a toxic compound called aesculin that can cause gastrointestinal or neuromuscular symptoms. Young leaves, flowers and bark are the most toxic parts of the plant. The plant is most common in parts of North Am...more »
    126. Buerger's disease
     Buergers's disease is a recurring inflammation and thrombosis (clotting) of small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet...more »
    127. Bush lily poisoning
     The Bush lily is a perennial herb which bears long strappy leaves, small funnel-shaped flowers and red berries. The plant originated in South Africa and is often grown in gardens or utilized as a houseplant. The plant contains alkaloids which can cause to...more »
    128. CDG syndrome type 1A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1A involves a phosphomannomutase enzyme defect and affects most body systems especially the nervou...more »
    129. CHARGE Syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by choanal atresia, coloboma, ear and genital abnormalities and congenital heart defects....more »
    130. Calcification of basal ganglia with or without hypocalcemia
     Calcification of a part of the brain called the basal ganglia. That calcification may be associated with conditions such as hypothyroidism, cytomegalovirus, and AIDS or may occur for no apparent reason. The severity of the condition may vary greatly from ...more »
    131. California buckeye poisoning
     The California buckeye is a deciduous shrub which bears clusters of white or pink flowers and smooth, leathery fruit containing shiny seeds. The plant originated in California. The plant contains various toxic chemicals (glycoside esculin, saponin aescin)...more »
    132. California encephalitis
     An uncommon mosquito born virus (California encephalitis virus) which can cause brain inflammation in humans. The severity of symptoms is variable. The incubation period can last from a few days to a week. Infants and children tend to be more severely aff...more »
    133. Campylobacter food poisoning
     Common bacterial infection usually from chicken....more »
    134. Campylobacter jejuni infection
     Campylobacter jejuni infection is a common food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. Death can occur in severe cases but tends to occur in patients with other existing illnesses such as HIV, cancer or liver disease. Th...more »
    135. Canavan leukodystrophy
     A rare inherited disorder where a chemical imbalance in the brain leads to spongy degeneration of the central nervous system which results in progressive mental deterioration and associated symptoms....more »
    136. Cancer
     Abnormal overgrowth of body cells....more »
    137. Carbamate insecticide poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of carbamate insecticide drugs....more »
    138. Carotid Paraganglioma
     A rare, usually benign tumor found in the carotid artery in the neck. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    139. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
     Hand or wrist problems; often from repetitive motion....more »
    140. Catamenial seizure
     A type of seizure that is associated with the female menstrual cycle. It appears that flucutations in hormone levels leads to increased seizure activity in some women just before or during their menstrual cycle. Simple or complex partial seizures or gener...more »
    141. Catatonia
     Mental condition causing total rigidity...more »
    142. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 1
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 6p21.3. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small int...more »
    143. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 10
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 3q25-q26. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small i...more »
    144. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 11
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 3q28. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    145. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 12
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 6q25.3. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small int...more »
    146. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 13
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect in the SH2B3 gene on chromosome 12q24. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation...more »
    147. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 2
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 5q31-q33. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small i...more »
    148. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 3
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q33. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    149. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 4
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 19p13.1. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small in...more »
    150. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 5
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 15q11-q13. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small ...more »
    151. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 6
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 4q27. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    152. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 7
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 1q31. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    153. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 8
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q11-q12. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small i...more »
    154. Celiac disease, susceptibility to 9
     The susceptibility to developing celiac disease due to a genetic defect on chromosome 3p21. Celiac disease is a small intestine disorder where the ingestion of foods containing wheat gluten and similar proteins leads to the inflammation of the small intes...more »
    155. Central pontine myelinolysis
     A rare condition where the protective layer around brainstem nerve cells is destroyed which prevents nerve signals being transmitted properly. It generally occurs in response to a rapid change in sodium levels in the body which can be caused by treatment ...more »
    156. Cerebellar abscess
     An abscess that forms in the part of the brain called the cerebellum. The abscess may result from other infections such as ear infections, dental abscess and lung infections. The prognosis is determined by the size and exact location of the abscess...more »
    157. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Familial
     A rare disorder where abnormal deposits of amyloid in the brain blood vessels causes spasticity, incoordination and dementia. Brain hemorrhage and strokes may also result in severe cases....more »
    158. Cerebral Palsy
     Any brain disorder causing movement disability...more »
    159. Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Quadriplegic, 1
     Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy is a motor disorder (affects the muscles and movement) resulting from an injury to the brain. The main symptoms are spasticity, paralysis, poor muscle control and other neurological problems. Type 1 refers to a developm...more »
    160. Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Quadriplegic, 2
     Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy is a motor disorder (affects the muscles and movement) resulting from an injury to the brain. The main symptoms are spasticity, paralysis, poor muscle control and other neurological problems. Type 2 refers to a developm...more »
    161. Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Quadriplegic, 3
     Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy is a motor disorder (affects the muscles and movement) resulting from an injury to the brain. The main symptoms are spasticity, paralysis, poor muscle control and other neurological problems. Type 3 refers to a developm...more »
    162. Cerebral abscess
     An abscess that forms in the part of the brain called the cerebrum. The abscess may result from other infections such as ear infections, dental abscess and lung infections. The prognosis is determined by the size and exact location of the abscess....more »
    163. Cerebral cavernous malformations
     A rare disorder where a group of small abnormal blood vessels in the brain. These blood vessels become enlarged, irregularly shaped and thin walled. They swell when filled with blood and are then often unable to return to their original shape and the thin...more »
    164. Cerebral hemorrhage
     Bleeding in the brain...more »
    165. Cerebral sarcoma
     A type of brain tumor that can be inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. The tumor arises from blood vessels in the brain. Symptoms may vary depending on the size and exact location of the tumor....more »
    166. Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosus
     A rare syndrome where a genetic mutation results in a metabolic disorders caused by a deficiency of sterol 27-hydroxylase deficiency. The condition causes progressive neurological dysfunction, cataracts and premature atherosclerosis. Deposits of cholester...more »
    167. Cervical hypertrichosis -- peripheral neuropathy
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive body hair at birth and peripheral neuropathy....more »
    168. Cervical hypertrichosis neuropathy
     A very rare disorder characterized mainly by a hairy throat and abnormal sensations in the hands and feet....more »
    169. Cervicooculoacoustic syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by ocular palsy, congenital perceptive deafness and fusion of the vertebrae in the neck....more »
    170. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder
     Degeneration of limb muscles....more »
    171. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with ptosis and parkinsonism
     CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. This particular type of CMT also involves a drooping...more »
    172. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, type 2
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormalities in the axon of the peripheral nerve cells instead of the myelin sheath coating of the nerves. The condition manifests as muscle weakness and wasting that usually starts in the legs and spreads to th...more »
    173. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation, recurrent infection and neurological disorders....more »
    174. Chemical poisoning -- Aldicarb
     Aldicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    175. Chemical poisoning -- Allethrin
     Allethrin is a chemical used as an insecticide, mainly in households. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    176. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-methyl
     Azinphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    177. Chemical poisoning -- Bromide
     Bromide is a chemical used for many applications - flame retardant, industrial uses, pesticides, sanitary products, fumigants, medicines, dyes, photographic solutions and water purification. Bromides act as central nervous system depressants and the inges...more »
    178. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos
     Bromophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    179. Chemical poisoning -- Carbaryl
     Carbaryl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    180. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Disulfide
     Carbon Disulfide is a chemical used mainly in corrosion inhibitors, cold and nickel plating, photography applications and as a solvent in gums and resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of s...more »
    181. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorfenvinphos
     Chlorfenvinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    182. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos
     Chlorpyrifos is a chemical used mainly in as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount ...more »
    183. Chemical poisoning -- Coumaphos
     Coumaphos is used as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    184. Chemical poisoning -- Cresols
     Cresols are a group of chemicals that occur naturally in mammals and various plants. It is also manufactured and used in the production of disinfectants, deodorizers and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    185. Chemical poisoning -- Cresylic acid
     Cresylic acids are a group of chemicals that are used as solvents and in the manufacture of various products such as deodorants, disinfectants, pesticides, glues, paints, herbicides, pharmaceuticals as well as others. Ingestion and other exposures to the ...more »
    186. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methyl
     Demeton-S-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    187. Chemical poisoning -- Diazinon
     Diazinon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    188. Chemical poisoning -- Dichlorvos
     Dichlorvos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    189. Chemical poisoning -- Dicrotophos
     Dicrotophos is a toxic insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    190. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethyl Phthalate
     Dimethyl Phthalate is a chemical used mainly as an insect repellant . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    191. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxathion
     Dioxathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    192. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfiram
     Disulfiram is a drug used mainly to manage alcoholism. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    193. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfoton
     Disulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    194. Chemical poisoning -- Ethion
     Ethion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    195. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol
     Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    196. Chemical poisoning -- Fensulfothion
     Fensulfothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    197. Chemical poisoning -- Fenthion
     Fenthion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and avicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    198. Chemical poisoning -- Glaze
     Glazes are used to put a shiny finish on various surfaces such as pottery. Glazes contain chemicals such as lead and zinc oxide which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining ...more »
    199. 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 »
    200. Chemical poisoning -- Malathion
     Malathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    201. Chemical poisoning -- Methidathion
     Methidathion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    202. Chemical poisoning -- Methiocarb
     Methiocarb is a toxic pesticide. 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 »
    203. Chemical poisoning -- Methomyl
     Methomyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    204. Chemical poisoning -- Monocrotophos
     Monocrotophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and 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 t...more »
    205. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion
     Parathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    206. Chemical poisoning -- Phosdrin
     Phosdrin is a toxic pesticide. 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 »
    207. Chemical poisoning -- Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans
     Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans are a group of chemicals that are usually formed as a byproduct of various industrial processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    208. Chemical poisoning -- Profenofos
     Profenofos is a toxic pesticide. 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 »
    209. Chemical poisoning -- Propoxur
     Propoxur is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    210. Chemical poisoning -- Terbufos
     Terbufos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    211. Chemical poisoning -- Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate
     Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate is a toxic pesticide. 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 »
    212. Chemical poisoning -- Thiram
     Thiram is a chemical used mainly in the rubber industry, latex manufacture and as a pesticide. 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 ...more »
    213. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethylene
     Trichloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in adhesives, lacquer, fire retardants and house cleaning solvents. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    214. Cherry laurel seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    215. Cherry seed poisoning
     Cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    216. Chiari Malformation
     Protrusion of the brain down the spinal column....more »
    217. China Tree poisoning
     The China tree is a deciduous tree which bears clusters of numerous pinkish-purple flowers. It also produces a yellow-green fruit. The fruit and leaves contain a chemical called tetranortriterpene neurotoxin which can cause poisoning symptoms if consumed ...more »
    218. Chokecherry seed poisoning
     Chokecherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    219. Choroid Plexus neoplasms
     A rare type of brain tumor that originates in the choroids plexus. The choroids plexus is located inside a space in the brain called the ventricles and produces cerebrospinal fluid. Symptoms are determined by the size, type and exact location of the tumor...more »
    220. Chromosome 7 ring syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 7 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size of the genetic deletion....more »
    221. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
     A rare disorder involving swelling of nerve roots and destruction of the protective layer around nerves. Severe symptoms can take up to a year or more to develop....more »
    222. Chronic Kidney Disease
     Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions....more »
    223. Chylomicron Retention Disease
     A rare condition characterized by the inability of the intestines to absorb fats from the diet which cause failure to thrive in infants....more »
    224. Classical Hodgkin disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    225. Clupeotoxism
     A potentially fatal condition caused by eating fish such as herrings and anchovies from the Clupeidae family of fish. Severe poisoning can result in death within half an hour of ingestion. Outbreaks have been reported in the Caribbean Sea and the Indian-P...more »
    226. Coastal leucothoe poisoning
     The coastal leucothoe is an evergreen shrub which bears small clusters of bell-shaped, white flowers in the apex of the leaves. It also bears small capsulated fruit. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is very toxic...more »
    227. Cobra poisoning
     The Cobra is a poisonous snake which can be found in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world. Some cobras are able to spit venom into the victims eye and cause serious symptoms....more »
    228. Cockayne syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a senile-like appearance, hearing and vision impairment and sun sensitive skin....more »
    229. Collagenous celiac disease
     Collagenous celiac disease is used to describe progressive celiac disease characterized by the presence of a layer of collagen (scarring) in the intestinal layers. This form of celiac disease usually fails to respond to treatments such as gluten-free diet...more »
    230. Compartment Syndrome
     Excessive bleeding or swelling following surgery or injury can result in increased pressure within a section of the arms, legs or buttocks. The increased pressure affects blood flow and can result in tissue death necessitating amputation, nerve damage or ...more »
    231. Complex partial seizure
     A complex seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. Partial seizures where the patient has altered con...more »
    232. Complex partial seizure disorder
     Complex partial seizure disorder is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. Partial seizures where the patient ...more »
    233. Cone shell poisoning
     A number of species of cone shells are capable of envenomating humans. The toxin is a neurotoxin and thus primarily affects the nervous system. Cone shells are found mainly in shallow waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. The toxicity varies amongst sp...more »
    234. Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation Type Ia
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1A involves a phosphomannomutase enzyme defect and affects most body systems especially the nervou...more »
    235. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1A involves a phosphomannomutase enzyme defect and affects most body systems especially the nervou...more »
    236. Congenital ichthyosis, microcephalus, quadriplegia
     A rare birth disorder characterized by scaly skin, small head and paralysis of legs and arms....more »
    237. Congenital stenosis of cervical medullary canal
     A rare birth anomaly where the spinal canal in the upper part of the back is narrower than normal. The narrowing may be inherited or acquired (e.g. trauma). The narrowing of the canal can result in spinal cord compression and associated symptoms....more »
    238. Conn's syndrome
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition may result from the presence of an adenoma, carcinoma or enlargement of the adrenal gl...more »
    239. Conversion Disorder
     A psychological condition where physical symptoms arise due to emotional dilemmas....more »
    240. Convulsions
     Involuntary spasms especially those affecting the full body...more »
    241. Corn Lily poisoning
     Corn Lily is a poisonous plant native to the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's appearance is similar to the corn grown as a crop. The plant poison primarily affects the nervous system....more »
    242. Cortical hyperostosis-syndactyly
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by webbed fingers and thickening and overgrowth of bones....more »
    243. Craniodiaphyseal dysplasia
     A very rare bone disorder where excess calcium is deposited mainly in the skull bones which can result in compression of various nerves in the skull and even the brain....more »
    244. Craniometaphyseal dysplasia, autosomal recessive type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by head and facial abnormalities as well as mild limb abnormalities. It is a milder form of the disease than the autosomal dominant type....more »
    245. Cutaneomeningospinal angiomatosis
     A rare inherited disorder involving a skin birthmark as well as a blood vessel malformation in the spinal cord (angioma). The severity of the spinal involvement is variable with neurological problems occurring as a result of compression of the spinal cord...more »
    246. Cycad nut poisoning
     The cycad nut contains a toxic chemical called cyasin which can be leeched out by soaking in water. The nuts are often used as a food source but it is important to leech out the toxic chemicals first. Eating nuts that still contain the toxin can cause ser...more »
    247. De Sanctis-Cacchione syndrome
     A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by sunlight sensitivity, skin atrophy and pigmentation and skin tumors as well neurologic involvement....more »
    248. Deafness conductive stapedial ear malformation facial palsy
     A rare disorder characterized by conductive deafness, malformed external ears and facial paralysis. The deafness is due to an abnormal bone (stapes) in the inner ear which vibrates to transmit sound messages....more »
    249. Deafness peripheral -- neuropathy -- arterial disease
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by artery disease, deafness and peripheral neuropathy....more »
    250. Deafness, Conductive Stapedial, With Ear Malformation and Facial Palsy
     A rare syndrome characterized by an ear abnormality (due to a stapedial defect) which causes conductive deafness as well as malformed external ears and facial paralysis. The degree and extent of facial paralysis is variable - can affect only one side of f...more »
    251. Decompression sickness
     Condition from overly rapid decompression, especially when diving....more »
    252. Dejerine-Klumpke syndrome
     A rare condition where a lower spine lesion causes paralysis of the forearm and hand muscles as well as eye problems. The lesion may occur during birth or as a result of infection, tumor or trauma....more »
    253. Delphinium poisoning
     Delphinium is a member of the Buttercup family and contains toxic alkaloids. It's seeds are very toxic but other parts of the plant are also poisonous. As the plant ages, it becomes less poisonous. Toxicity varies amongst species....more »
    254. Demyelinating disorder
     Any condition that is characterised by the destruction of the myelin sheaths of the nerves...more »
    255. Desmin related myopathy
     A very rare neuromuscular disorder involving the buildup of a certain protein called desmin in various muscles. The severity and rate of progression of the disorder is variable....more »
    256. Desmoplastic cerebral astrocytoma of infancy
     A rare type of brain tumor that occurs in infants. The tumor consists of cancerous astrocytes....more »
    257. Desmoplastic infantile ganglioma
     A rare type of brain tumor that occurs in infants. The tumor may be slow-growing and benign or fast-growing and malignant....more »
    258. Devic disease
     A rare nerve disorder involving demyelination of spinal cord and eye nerves....more »
    259. Diabetes
     Failing or reduced ability of the body to handle sugars....more »
    260. Diabetic neuropathy
     Nerve damage from diabetes affecting any body part; most commonly feet....more »
    261. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    262. Disulfiram -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Disulfiram during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    263. Dobrow syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal webbing inside the mouth, short stature, eye problems, mental retardation and small head, jaw, eyes and mouth....more »
    264. Donepezil toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    265. Down's syndrome associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with Down's syndrome have a high degree of susceptibility to developing celiac disease. Up to 17% of Down's syndrome sufferers develop celiac disease but this rate varies amongst age groups and country of origin. Celiac disease is an autoimmune d...more »
    266. Drug abuse
     Addiction to any of various illicit drugs....more »
    267. Dysbarism
     A condition that occurs when there is a change in the surrounding pressure such as when scuba diving or moving to places of different altitudes. Dysbarism can occur when pressure increases or decreases and includes conditions such as decompression sicknes...more »
    268. Dysosteosclerosis
     A rare inherited condition characterized by bone development abnormalities (excessive hardening of bone and flattened vertebrae), characteristic facial features. Excessive bone growth at the base of the skull can damage the optic nerves and affect vision....more »
    269. Eijkman's syndrome
     A group of nervous symptoms that is associated with vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency. The deficiency leads to a condition called Beri-Beri. Severe cases result in progressive paralysis leading to convulsions and death as the nerves become increasingly inf...more »
    270. Elapid poisoning
     Sea snakes, Kraits and cobras are from the Elapid group of snakes. The toxicity of the venom varies depending on the species. The venom is usually toxic to the nerves or heart. Early symptoms such as drowsiness can occur within 30 minutes with more severe...more »
    271. Electrical burns
     Burns caused when an electric current pass through the body or part of it. The symptoms and severity of the burn depends on the strength of the electrical current, the duration of the exposure and the part of the body involved. Prompt treatment in more se...more »
    272. Encephalitis
     Dangerous infection of the brain...more »
    273. Encephaloceles
     Improper protrusions of parts of the meninges and brain....more »
    274. Encephalomyelitis
     Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord....more »
    275. Enterovirus antenatal infection
     Fetal infection with enterovirus. The condition is extremely rare but infection around the time of birth often results in death or paralysis in survivors. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the exact type of virus involved and at what stag...more »
    276. Enteroviruses
     Viruses affecting the digestive tract....more »
    277. Epilepsy
     Brain condition causing seizures or spasms....more »
    278. Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 4
     A genetic form of epilepsy which is severe and starts during infancy. This form of the condition is caused by a defect on the STXBP1 gene....more »
    279. Erb's Palsy
     Paralysis of the arm or hand often related to childbirth injury (also Brachial plexus palsy)....more »
    280. Everlasting pea poisoning
     The everlasting pea is a vine which bears pink, pea-like flowers and flat seed pods. It's usually found growing in the wild in many parts of the world. The seeds contains various chemicals (amines, phenol, glycoside) which can cause poisoning symptoms if ...more »
    281. Extradural hematoma
     Bleeding in the skull outside the brain...more »
    282. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...more »
    283. Facial asymetry -- temporal seizures
     A rare condition characterized mainly by seizures that originate from the temporal lobe of the brain....more »
    284. Facial asymmetry -- temporal seizures
     A rare condition characterized mainly by seizures that originate from the temporal lobe of the brain as well as facial asymmetry....more »
    285. Fahr's Syndrome
     A rare neurologic disorder where calcium is deposited in various parts of the brain resulting in progressive loss of motor and mental function....more »
    286. Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile
     An infantile form of an inherited biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme called cerebroside sulfatase. The enzyme deficiency causes cerebroside sulfate to build up within the body and causes damage to the nervous system including the bra...more »
    287. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    288. Female carrier ALD
     Mild form of ALD in female carriers...more »
    289. Fetal warfarin syndrome
     A rare disorder caused by fetal exposure to warfarin (anticoagulant) and resulting in physical, neurological and mental abnormalities....more »
    290. Fetterbush poisoning
     Fetterbush is an evergreen shrub which bears elongated spikes of small, urn-shaped flowers. The plant is found mainly in the US. The leaves and flower nectar contain andromedotoxin which is very poisonous if eaten. Severe poisoning can result in death....more »
    291. Fibrocartilaginous embolism
     A rare disorder where some of the material from a vertebral disc enters the blood supply to the spinal cord where it causes an obstruction. Symptoms are determined by where the obstruction occurs. The obstruction causes damage to part of the spinal cord r...more »
    292. Fibrosis of extraocular muscles, congenital (FEOM)
     A group of rare congenital disorders of eye movement. The condition is caused by the dysfunction of the muscles that control eye movement or by the innervation of these muscles by the third cranial nerve (oculomotor nerve). The condition is not progressiv...more »
    293. Finger conditions
     Conditions that affect the fingers...more »
    294. Fisher (M.) syndrome
     A rare type of nerve disease involving muscle coordination problems, eye muscle paralysis and absent reflexes. It appears to be caused by the body's own immune system destroying the protective layer around nerves. The condition is usually preceded by a vi...more »
    295. Fitzsimmons-Guilbert syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by paraplegia, short fingers and bone abnormalities. The paraplegia progresses slowly....more »
    296. Flax poisoning
     Flax is slender-stemmed herb which bears blue flowers and capsulated fruit containing smooth brown seeds. The plant originated in Europe but is found in many parts of the world growing wild. The plant contains a chemical called linomarin (a cyanogenic gly...more »
    297. Florida leucothoe poisoning
     The Florida leucothoe is a shrubby plant often grown in gardens. The leaves contain andromedotoxin which can cause serious symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered very poisonous and can result in death if sufficient quantities of leaves are consumed....more »
    298. Focal cortical dysplasia type II
     Abnormal development of the brain cortex which results in severe, untreatable seizures which occur several times a day....more »
    299. Focal cortical dysplasia type IIA
     Abnormal development of the brain cortex which results in severe, untreatable seizures which occur several times a day. Type IIA is distinguished by the lack of balloon cells wheras type IIB has balloon cells present. Balloon cells are abnormal cells in t...more »
    300. Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB
     Abnormal development of the brain cortex which results in severe, untreatable seizures which occur several times a day. Type IIB is distinguished by the presence of balloon cells wheras type IIA has no balloon cells present. Balloon cells are abnormal cel...more »
    301. Focal seizure
     A focal seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. During a focal seizure, movement, sensations, feelin...more »
    302. Focal seizures
     A deficiency of folate in the body...more »
    303. Foix-Alajouanine syndrome
     A rare type of spinal cord disease caused by malformations in blood vessels supplying the spinal cord. Insufficient blood flow to the spinal cord causes muscle problems....more »
    304. Fractures
     Fracture of a bone; also "broken bone"....more »
    305. 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 »
    306. 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 »
    307. 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 »
    308. Fungal meningitis
     Fungal meningitis is an infection that causes swelling and irritation of the tissue around the brain and spinal cord. It usually strikes people whose weakened immune systems can't fight off infection. The disease is not common. but it can be very serious....more »
    309. GM2-gangliosidosis, AB variant
     A very rare inherited disorder where the brain and spinal cord nerve cells (central nervous system) are progressively destroyed....more »
    310. Gangliosidosis, generalized GM1 type 2
     A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase 1) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type III involves a lesser degree of acc...more »
    311. Gaucher disease type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 2 is acute neurological for...more »
    312. Gelineau's syndrome
     A neurological disorder sudden uncontrollable urge to sleep, sleep paralysis and other symptoms....more »
    313. Glioma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and location of ...more »
    314. Glioma Susceptibility
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    315. Glioma Susceptibility 1
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    316. Glioma Susceptibility 2
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    317. Glioma Susceptibility 3
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    318. Glioma Susceptibility 4
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    319. Glioma Susceptibility 5
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    320. Glioma Susceptibility 6
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    321. Glioma Susceptibility 7
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    322. Glioma Susceptibility 8
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    323. Golden Chain tree poisoning
     The Golden Chain tree is a relatively small tree which produces bright yellow flowers. The plant contains a chemical called cytisine which can cause similar effects to nicotine if ingested and can be serious if patients have underlying health problems. Al...more »
    324. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    325. Grasbeck-Imerslund Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    326. Graves Disease
     is an autoimmune disease characterized by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies. Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins (TSIs) bind to and activate thyrotropin receptors, causing the thyroid gland to grow and the thyroid follicles to increase syn...more »
    327. Guam disease
     A nerve degeneration disorder that occurs particularly in Guam and involves progressive dementia and parkinsonism which ultimately leads to death....more »
    328. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
     A rare progressive form of ascending polyneuropathy believed to be an autoimmune response....more »
    329. HARD syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a smooth brain surface and eye, genitourinary and other abnormalities....more »
    330. HERNS syndrome
     A rare inherited syndrome characterized by blood vessel disease which causes eye and kidney disease and strokes. Neurological manifestations tend to occur around the 2nd and 3rd decade of life due to the blood vessels in the brain being affected....more »
    331. HIV-1, CRF01_AE
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    332. HIV-1, CRF02_AG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    333. HIV-1, CRF04_ cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    334. HIV-1, CRF05_ D/F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    335. HIV-1, CRF06_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    336. HIV-1, CRF07_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    337. HIV-1, CRF08_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    338. HIV-1, CRF11_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    339. HIV-1, CRF12_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    340. HIV-1, CRF13_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    341. HIV-1, CRF14_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    342. HIV-1, CRF15_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    343. HIV-1, CRF16_ A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    344. HIV-1, CRF17_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    345. HIV-1, CRF18_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    346. HIV-1, CRF19_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    347. HIV-1, CRF20_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    348. HIV-1, CRF21_A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    349. HIV-1, CRF22_01A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    350. HIV-1, CRF23_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    351. HIV-1, CRF24_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    352. HIV-1, CRF25_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    353. HIV-1, CRF26_AU
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    354. HIV-1, CRF27_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    355. HIV-1, CRF28_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    356. HIV-1, CRF29_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    357. HIV-1, CRF30_0206
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    358. HIV-1, CRF31_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    359. HIV-1, CRF32_06A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    360. HIV-1, CRF33_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    361. HIV-1, CRF34_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    362. HIV-1, CRF35_AD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    363. HIV-1, CRF36_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    364. HIV-1, CRF37_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    365. HIV-1, CRF38_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    366. HIV-1, CRF39_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    367. HIV-1, CRF40_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    368. HIV-1, CRF41_CD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    369. HIV-1, CRF42_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    370. HIV-1, CRF43_02G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    371. HIV-1A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    372. HIV-1A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    373. HIV-1A2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    374. HIV-1A3
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    375. HIV-1B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    376. HIV-1C
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    377. HIV-1D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    378. HIV-1E
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    379. HIV-1F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    380. HIV-1F1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    381. HIV-1F2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    382. HIV-1G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    383. HIV-1H
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    384. HIV-1J
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    385. HIV-1K
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    386. HIV-1M
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    387. HIV-1N
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    388. HIV-1O
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    389. HIV-2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    390. HIV-2A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    391. HIV-2B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    392. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    393. Hagemoser Weinstein Bresnick syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, neuropathy and vision problems....more »
    394. Head injury
     An injury to the head...more »
    395. Heerfordt syndrome
     A disorder sometimes associated with sarcoidosis and characterized by inflammation of the uvea of the eye, enlarged salivary gland, fever and facial paralysis....more »
    396. Hendra Virus
     A paramyxoviridae virus that is transmitted from animals to humans from body fluids and excretions...more »
    397. Hepatorenal tyrosinemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver. Type 1 involves a deficiency of the enzyme fumaril acetoacetate hydrolase....more »
    398. Herbal Agent overdose -- Lobelia
     Lobelia can be used as a herbal agent to treat respiratory congestion, muscle spasms and to assist in quitting smoking. The herbal agent contains a certain chemicals which can imitate the effects of nicotine but which can cause various symptoms if excessi...more »
    399. Hereditary Hemochromatosis
     A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. There are 4 types of hemochromatosis and they are distinguished by age of onset, genetic cause and type of inheritance. Some...more »
    400. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    401. Hereditary peripheral nervous disorder
     A group of inherited disorders affecting the peripheral nerves (nerves other than the brain and spinal cord). The motor, sensory and/or autonomic nerves may be affected. Examples of such conditions includes Dejerine-Sottas disease and Charcot-Marie-Tooth ...more »
    402. Herniated disc
     A misaligned or "slipped" disc in the spine....more »
    403. Herring poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some herrings contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    404. Hip cancer
     The presence of tumour growth in the bone of the hip, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast; cancer affecting bone of hip likely ...more »
    405. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    406. Hodgkin's disease, adult
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in adults. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    407. Hodgkin's disease, childhood
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in children. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    408. Hodgkin's disease, nodular sclerosis
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    409. Homocystinuria syndrome
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency and characterized by dislocation of eye lens, malar flush and osteoporosis....more »
    410. Horseshoe Crab poisoning
     The Asiatic horseshoe crab is eaten mainly in parts of Asia. Various parts of the crab become toxic during the reproductive season - flesh, unlaid green eggs and viscera. Poisoning most often occurs in Thailand. Eating the crabs should be avoided during r...more »
    411. Hydranencephaly
     A very rare condition where fluid replaces a portion of the brain....more »
    412. Hyper-IgE syndrome, autosomal recessive
     A recessively inherited immunodeficiency disorder characterized by excessive production of IgE and frequent bacterial infections mainly involving the skin. There is no skeletal involvement as in the dominantly inherited form of the condition....more »
    413. 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 »
    414. Hyperkalaemia
    415. Hyperkaliemia
    416. Hyperostosis frontalis interna
     A disorder where the front bone of the skull becomes thicker than normal....more »
    417. Hypobetalipoproteinaemia -- ataxia -- hearing loss
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of low blood betalipoprotein level, ataxia and hearing loss....more »
    418. Hypokalemia
     Low levels of potassium in the body....more »
    419. Hypokalemic periodic paralysis
     A rare inherited muscle condition characterized by periods of severe muscle weakness or paralysis which can last from hours to days. Episodes can occur as often as daily or only rarely....more »
    420. Hypomyelination -- congenital cataract
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of congenital cataract with progressive neurological impairment due to progressive demyelination....more »
    421. Hypomyelination and congenital cataract
     An inherited disorder characterized by congenital cataract and progressive neurological impairment due to reduced myelination of nerves....more »
    422. Hypothyroidism
     Too little thyroid hormone production....more »
    423. Hysteria
     Psychological disorder causing physical symptoms...more »
    424. Ichthyosis microphthalmos
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by dry scaly skin and small eyes....more »
    425. Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare blood disorder where the bone marrow produces too many eosinophils over a long period of time which can cause organ or tissue damage. The disorder can affect and part of the body but most often affects the skin, heart and nervous system. The increa...more »
    426. Immunoglobulinic amyloidosis
     A disease characterized by the abnormal deposit of amyloid in various parts of the body, especially organs such as the kidneys, heart, liver, gastrointestinal tract and peripheral nerves. It occurs when plasma cells in the bone marrow produce too much of ...more »
    427. Inclusion Body Myositis
     Progressive inflammatory muscle disease causing muscle weakness....more »
    428. Incontinentia Pigmenti
     A rare genetic skin pigmentation disorder characterized by eye, teeth, bone, nail and hair malformations as well as central nervous abnormalities and mental deficiency....more »
    429. Indian Tobacco poisoning
     The Indian Tobacco plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usually how poisoning occurs....more »
    430. Infantile axonal neuropathy
     A very rare form of progressive nerve damage that starts early in life. The central nervous system is also usually involved....more »
    431. Infantile onset spinocerebellar ataxia
     A rare disorder that has neurological origins and causes progressive ataxia, impaired tendon reflexes, abnormal limb movements, and sensory, eye muscle and hearing impairment....more »
    432. Inhalant abuse
     Inhalant abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Inhalants include gasoline, adhesives, solve...more »
    433. Inhalant addiction
     Inhalant addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse inhalants (e.g. inhaling them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Inhalants...more »
    434. Injury
     Any damage inflicted in the body...more »
    435. Insulinoma
     A rare form of pancreatic cancer that causes excessive secretion of the hormone insulin. A relatively small number of cases are malignant....more »
    436. Intercostal neuralgia
     Nerve pain affecting the ribs...more »
    437. Internal carotid agenesis
     A very rare malformation where the carotid artery fails to develop. Other brain blood vessels enlarge to try to compensate for the defect and this leads to compression of parts of the brain which can cause neurological symptoms. The severity of symptoms i...more »
    438. Intracranial Hemorrhages
     Bleeding inside the skull. The condition is a medical emergency and the greater the bleeding, the more severe the condition....more »
    439. Isoniazid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Isoniazid during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    440. Japanese andromeda poisoning
     An evergreen flowering shrub originating from Asia. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is highly toxic. Ingesting the leaves or nectar can result in death as the plant is considered highly toxic....more »
    441. Japanese encephalitis
     A form of encephalitis caused by a flavivirus (Japanese B encephalitis virus - JBEV) and transmitted by mosquito bites. Most cases are mild and asymptomatic but severe cases can lead to death....more »
    442. Jessamine poisoning
     Jessamine is an evergreen shrub which bears aromatic flowers and small white or purplish berries. It is often utilized as a houseplant or grown in gardens. The unripe berries contain various alkaloids which can be toxic if large quantities of the berries ...more »
    443. Juvenile Paget's Disease
    444. Katayama fever
     An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters....more »
    445. Kearns-Sayre Syndrome
     A rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by pigmented deposits on the retina, heart disease and progressive paralysis of some eye muscles....more »
    446. King Cobra poisoning
     The King Cobra is a large venomous snake usually found in southeast Asia and India. Most bites from this snake results in envenomation due to the ferocity of their bite. The poison primarily affects the neuromuscular system but can also affect blood clott...more »
    447. Klippel Feil Syndrome
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by abnormal fusion of two or more vertebrae in the neck. The disorder is often associated with other abnormalities but their incidence is highly variable....more »
    448. Klippel-Feil syndrome recessive type
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized by abnormal fusion of two or more vertebrae in the neck. The disorder is often associated with other abnormalities but their incidence is highly variable....more »
    449. Klippel-Feil syndrome, dominant type
     A rare dominantly inherited disorder characterized by abnormal fusion of two or more vertebrae in the neck. The disorder is often associated with other abnormalities but their incidence is highly variable....more »
    450. Krabbé Disease
     Brain myelin disorder with various symptoms....more »
    451. Kwashiorkor
     A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency...more »
    452. Lathyrism
     A condition caused by eating certain legumes from the Lathyrus genus of plants. Some of the spacies involved are Lathyrus sativa, cicera, ochrus and clymenum. The chemicals within the legumes of these plants are toxic to the nerves....more »
    453. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....more »
    454. Legionnaires' disease
     A severe respiratory disease which is caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacteria. The condition can result in pneumonia and can be life-threatening....more »
    455. 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 »
    456. 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 »
    457. 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 »
    458. 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 »
    459. 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 »
    460. Leptomeningitis
     A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the leptomeninges...more »
    461. Leukoencephalopathy, arthritis, colitis, and hypogammaglobulinema
     A rare condition characterized by the association of arthritis, colitis, low blood gammaglobulin levels and brain anomalies....more »
    462. Levic-Stefanovic-Nikolic syndrome
     A very rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, ophthalmoplegia and a fissured tongue....more »
    463. Levine-Critchley syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder mainly involving progressive muscle weakness and wasting, abnormal limb movement, progressive cognitive loss and red blood cell abnormalities....more »
    464. Lissauer paralysis
     Diffuse degeneration of one side of the cerebral cortex which causes dementia, weakness and seizures....more »
    465. Listeriosis meningoencephalitis
     Listeria monocytogenes infection of the brain and meninges that can occur in immunocompromised people or newborns....more »
    466. Lobelia poisoning
     Lobelia is a herbaceous plant which bears elongated shafts of small blue, white or red flowers. The plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usua...more »
    467. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    468. Lymphocyte depletion Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    469. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
     Rodent-borne viral disease often causing meningitis or encephalitis...more »
    470. MELAS
     A mitochondrial disorder characterized by stroke-like episodes, headaches, vomiting and other neurological symptoms....more »
    471. MRXS-Christianson
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    472. Malignant astrocytoma
     A very malignant primary brain tumor consisting of astrocytes. The tumor spreads throughout the brain and a third of patients dying in the first year....more »
    473. Marburg multiple sclerosis
     Malignant Multiple Sclerosis, is a particularly aggressive form of the disease. Thankfully very rare, this highly aggressive form is defined by its swift and relentless decline to significant disability or even death, often within a few weeks or months af...more »
    474. Mareck's disease -- nervous system
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    475. Mareck's disease -- visceral
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    476. Marek disease
     A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older bi...more »
    477. Marine toxins
     Toxins produced by marine animals...more »
    478. Mayapple poisoning
     The Mayapple is a small flowering plant which is often found growing naturally. It bears small single flowers and apple-like fruit which turns yellow when ripe. The unripe fruit and leaves contain a chemical called podophyllin which can cause poisoning if...more »
    479. Medullary cystic kidney disease
     A rare genetic kidney disease involving the development of cyst in the kidney which causes problems with kidney function....more »
    480. Medullary cystic kidney disease, dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    481. Megaloblastic Anemia 1
     A rare genetic blood disorder where a defect in the vitamin B12 receptor means that it can't be absorbed from food during digestion. As a result of the low vitamin B12 levels, the body produces increased numbers of abnormal enlarged red blood cells (megal...more »
    482. Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome
     A rare inherited neurological disorder involving episodes of facial paralysis and swelling....more »
    483. Mental retardation -- myopathy -- short stature -- endocrine defect
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, muscle disease, short stature and endocrine defects....more »
    484. Mental retardation X-linked, South African type
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation....more »
    485. Mental retardation, Microcephaly, Epilepsy and Ataxia Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    486. Mental retardation, X-linked -- corpus callosum agenesis -- spastic quadriparesis
     A rare disorder characterized by mental retardation, abnormal development of a part of the brain called the corpus callosum and spastic quadriparesis. The disorder is inherited in a X-linked manner which means that only males display the full range of sym...more »
    487. Mental retardation, X-linked -- craniofacial dysmorphology -- epilepsy -- ophthalmoplegia -- cerebellar atrophy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, mutism, facial anomalies, epilepsy and weak eye muscles. Males tended to have severe mental retardation whereas female carriers had mild or no mental retardation. Patients do eventually walk...more »
    488. Mercury poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to mercury....more »
    489. Mercury poisoning -- Folk Remedies
     Various folk remedies and medicines contain inorganic mercury and mercury salts. They can lead to mercury poisoning and severe cases can result in death. Children tend to be more sensitive to the effects of mercury poisoning than adults. Even low levels o...more »
    490. Mercury poisoning -- consumption of contaminated fish
     Eating fish contaminated with mercury can lead to mercury poisoning in humans. The severity and range of symptoms experienced can vary greatly depending on the level and duration of exposure. Severe poisoning can lead to death. Pregnant women who eat merc...more »
    491. Meretoja syndrome
     A form of familial amyloid polyneuropathy characterized by deposits of a substance called amyloid in the skin on the face as well as the facial nerves which can cause symptoms such as weak facial muscles....more »
    492. Mesothelioma, adult malignant
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining) or peritoneum (abdominal lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibres. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    493. Mesothelioma, adult malignant -- pleural
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibers. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    494. Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X)
     Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes....more »
    495. Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
     An inherited biochemical deficiency involving a deficiency of the enzyme called arylsulfatase A which leads to a harmful buildup of fatty material in the body....more »
    496. Metastatic insulinoma
     A rare form of pancreatic cancer that causes excessive secretion of the hormone insulin and can spread to other parts of the body (metastasis)....more »
    497. Metatrophic dysplasia
     A very rare form of dwarfism involving short limbs and a long trunk. Less than 100 cases of the condition have been reported....more »
    498. Methylmalonicaciduria, vitamin B12 unresponsive, mut 0
     A metabolic disorder whose severity is somewhat variable - most patients die within months of birth with survivors having neurological problems. The condition involves abnormal metabolism of vitamin B12 which doesn't respond to treatment using vitamin B12...more »
    499. Metronidazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metronidazole during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    500. Microcephaly with spastic quadriplegia
     A very rare disorder characterized by an abnormally small head and quadriplegia....more »
    501. Microencephaly
     Small brain. The condition is often characterized by a small head and neurological problems. The type and severity of symptoms are variable....more »
    502. Microscopic Polyangiitis
     A condition which is characterized by inflammation of microscopic blood or lymph vessels...more »
    503. Migraine
     Chronic recurring headaches with or without a preceding aura....more »
    504. Miller Fisher Syndrome
     Autoimmune nerve condition....more »
    505. Minicore myopathy with external ophthalmoplegia
     A rare congenital muscle disorder involving muscle weakness and wasting. The term minicore comes from the small core structures that occur in the muscle tissue. There are four subgroups of the disorder: classic form (rigid spine syndrome), progressive for...more »
    506. Mitochondrial diseases, clinically indefinite
     An inherited biochemical disorder which can affect many body systems such as the skeleton, heart, brain and nervous system....more »
    507. Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalopathy syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder which affects a number of body systems and manifests results in symptoms such as droopy eyelids, progressive eye muscle weakness, gastrointestinal dysmotility, brain disease, thin body, peripheral neuropathy and muscle disease....more »
    508. Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency
     A rare genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy. More specifically, there is insufficient levels of a particular enzyme needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids....more »
    509. Mixed cellularity Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    510. Mobius syndrome
     A rare genetic condition characterized by defective cranial nerves (6th and 7th), deafness, facial nerve paralysis and other abnormalities....more »
    511. Moebius syndrome 1
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by facial paralysis due to problems with 6th and 7th nerve development (Moebius sequence) and ophthalmoplegia....more »
    512. Monkshood poisoning
     Monkshood is a poisonous plant with distinctive flowers. The perennial plant is native to Europe but is also grown in parts of the US and is sometimes used as a medicinal herb....more »
    513. Motor neuron diseases
     Any of various disorders of the "motor neurons", nerves that control movement....more »
    514. Mountain Laurel poisoning
     The mountain laurel is a large evergreen shrub which bears clusters of small flowers. The plant contains chemicals (andromedotoxin, arbutin) which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered highly toxic if ingested. The level of toxici...more »
    515. Mountain andromeda poisoning
     The Mountain Andromeda is an evergreen flowering shrub bearing elongated clusters of white flowers. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is highly toxic. Ingesting the leaves or nectar can result in death as the plan...more »
    516. Movement disorders
     Medical conditions affecting the movement systems, such as walking or tremor....more »
    517. MoyaMoya disease 1
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia). Type 1 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 3p26-p24.2....more »
    518. Moyamoya Syndrome
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia)....more »
    519. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    520. Multiple Sclerosis
     Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems....more »
    521. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 1
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    522. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 2
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    523. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 3
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    524. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 4
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    525. Multiple system atrophy (MSA) with orthostatic hypotension
     A progressive neurological disorder involving the central and autonomic nervous system....more »
    526. Muscle weakness
     A condition which is characterized by an inability of the muscles to function at their full strenght...more »
    527. Muscular dystrophy -- white matter spongiosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle problems, seizures and mental retardation....more »
    528. Myasthenia Gravis
     An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles....more »
    529. Mycoplasma pneumoniae
     Bacterial respiratory infection...more »
    530. Myeloma
     A primary malignancy of the plasma cells...more »
    531. Myopathy -- ophthalmoplegia -- hypoacousia -- areflexia
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by muscle weakness, paralysis of eye muscles, lack of reflexes and partial hearing loss....more »
    532. Myopathy, congenital nonprogressive with Moebius and Robin sequences
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by nonprogressive muscle weakness from birth as well as the Moebius (congenital facial palsy with impaired ability to move eyes) and Pierre Robin sequence (underdeveloped jaw, cleft soft palate, abnormal tongue posi...more »
    533. N syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental and physical retardation, eye abnormalities, retarded growth, hearing impairment and a high risk of developing cancers, particularly leukemia. It is an extremely rare condition originally described in two br...more »
    534. Narcolepsy 1
     Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 1 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 6...more »
    535. Narcolepsy 2
     Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 2 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 4...more »
    536. Narcolepsy 3
     Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 3 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 2...more »
    537. Narcolepsy 4
     Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 1 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 2...more »
    538. Narcolepsy 5
     Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 5 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 1...more »
    539. Narcolepsy with cataplexy
     Narcolepsy refers to excessive sleepiness and cataplexy refers to the sudden onset of muscle weakness in the face, legs or arms....more »
    540. Narcolepsy without cataplexy
     Narcolepsy refers to excessive sleepiness. It may or may not occur with cataplexy which refers to the sudden onset of muscle weakness in the face, legs or arms....more »
    541. Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    542. Nephronophtisis familial, adult form -- spastic quadriparesia
     A rare familial condition characterized by kidney disease and spastic quadriparesis....more »
    543. Nerve compression
     Compression of a nerve that becomes trapped in a confined space due to any cause e.g. trauma, inflammation or a disease process. This usually occurs near joints. The resulting pressure on the nerve can be very painful and if left untreated can result in d...more »
    544. Nerve entrapment
     Compression of a nerve that becomes trapped in a confined space due to any cause e.g. trauma, inflammation or a disease process. This usually occurs near joints. The resulting pressure on the nerve can be very painful and if left untreated can result in d...more »
    545. Neural tube defect
     Any defect that occurs to the neural tube...more »
    546. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 1
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    547. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 2
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    548. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 3
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    549. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 4
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    550. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 5
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    551. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 6
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    552. Neurofibromatosis-1
     Genetic disorder often leading to tumors on nerves....more »
    553. Neurofibromatosis-2
     Genetic disorder often leading to tumors on nerves....more »
    554. Neuropathy ataxia and retinis pigmentosa
     A rare inherited disorder where defects in the energy producing part of cells affects the nervous system and causes symptoms such as muscle and vision problems. Severity and rang of symptoms are variable....more »
    555. Neuropathy sensory spastic paraplegia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by sensory nerve degeneration and spastic paraplegia. The extremities of the hands and feet have reduced pain sensation and disfiguring ulcers tend to develop....more »
    556. Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor, type VIIA
     An inherited neuromuscular disease that causes progressive muscle wasting and weakness in the limbs and vocal cord paralysis. There is no sensory impairment....more »
    557. Neurosyphilis -- general paresis
     A complication of untreated syphilis where the infection invades the brain cells and causes a range of neurological symptoms. The condition is progressive and life-threatening....more »
    558. Neurosyphilis -- meningovascular
     A complication of untreated syphilis where the infection invades the central nervous system and causes cranial nerve palsies and pupil abnormalities....more »
    559. Neurosyphilis -- tabes dorsalis
     A complication of untreated syphilis where the infection invades the spinal cord and progressively impairs muscle function and nerve damage may also occur. This form of the condition is progressive and life-threatening....more »
    560. Nitrofurantoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nitrofurantoin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expo...more »
    561. Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    562. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    563. Non-lissencephalic cortical dysplasia
     A brain development abnormality characterized by the development of small brain convolutions that generally cause mental retardation. Symptoms depend on the location and extent of the abnormality....more »
    564. Normokalemic periodic paralysis
     A rare disorder characterized by periods of muscle weakness that is not associated with abnormal potassium levels....more »
    565. Nutritional deficiency
     Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life...more »
    566. Nyssen-Van Bogaert syndrome
     An adult form of an inherited biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme called cerebroside sulfatase. The enzyme deficiency causes cerebroside sulfate to build up within the body and causes damage to the nervous system including the brain....more »
    567. Ocular Muscular Dystrophy
     A slow progressing paralysis of the muscles surrounding the eyes. Eventually the eyes are unable to move....more »
    568. Ophtalmoplegia -- ataxia -- hypoacusis
     A rare syndrome characterized by ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and reduced sensitivity to sound....more »
    569. Ophtalmoplegia myalgia tubular aggregates
     A very rare muscle disorder where accumulation of tubular bodies in muscle tissue causes progressive eye muscle weakness and muscle pain triggered by exercise....more »
    570. Opthalmoplegia -- mental retardation -- lingua scrotalis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by weak or paralyzed eye muscles, mental retardation and a fissured tongue....more »
    571. Opthalmoplegia progressive external scoliosis
     A rare disorder characterized by progressive weakening of external eye muscles and scoliosis....more »
    572. Optic atrophy opthalmoplegia ptosis deafness myopia
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of optic atrophy, ophthalmoplegia, droopy eyelids, deafness and myopia....more »
    573. Optic atrophy, hearing loss and peripheral neuropathy, autosomal recessive
     A very rare, recessively inherited syndrome characterized mainly by degeneration of the optic nerve, hearing impairment and peripheral neuropathy. The severity of the symptoms is variable....more »
    574. Organophosphate insecticide poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of organophosphate insecticides. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the exact poison ingested and the quantity....more »
    575. Oromandibular-limb hypogenesis spectrum
     A rare disorder characterized by a spectrum of disorders....more »
    576. Osteoarthritis
     Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition characterised by mechanical disrturbances due to degradation of joints. It is the most common form of arthritis, and the leading cause of chronic disability....more »
    577. Osteopetrosis autosomal dominant type 1
     A very rare dominantly inherited syndrome characterized mainly by increased bone density. The increased bone density results because old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone. Only 33 cases in 3 families have been reported. In type I, the increa...more »
    578. Osteopetrosis lethal
     A severe, lethal form of the brittle bone condition called osteopetrosis....more »
    579. 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 »
    580. Paget's disease of bone
     A chronic, slowly progressing bone disorder where the bone is destroyed rapidly and replaced by abnormal bone which is dense and fragile....more »
    581. Paraganglioma
     A rare, usually benign tumor most often found in the abdomen, chest, head and neck areas. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    582. Paragonimiases -- lung infection
     Infection by a parasitic worm, Paragonimus westermani, which are a type of lung fluke which invade the lungs and other organs where they cause problems. Infection occurs through eating freshwater crabs and crayfish which have not been cooked sufficiently....more »
    583. Paralytic shellfish poisoning
     Rare food poisoning from eating contaminated shellfish...more »
    584. Paraneoplastic syndromes
    585. Paraplegia -- brachydactyly -- cone-shaped epiphysis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by paraplegia, short fingers and bone abnormalities. The paraplegia progresses slowly....more »
    586. Parkinson's Disease
     Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor....more »
    587. Partial seizure
     A partial seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. During a partial seizure movement, sensations, fee...more »
    588. Pathological fracture
     The occurrence of a fracture a bone of the body caused by a disease state...more »
    589. Peach seed poisoning
     Peach seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingesti...more »
    590. Pediatric AIDS
     Pediatric AIDS is an immune system disease in infants or children caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AI...more »
    591. Peripheral Neuropathy -- Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction -- Deafness
     A reported case involving chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, deafness from birth and peripheral neuropathy....more »
    592. Peripheral neuritis
     A condition characterized by inflammation of the peripheral nerves...more »
    593. Peripheral neuropathy
     Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of the nerve or from the side-effects of systemic illness....more »
    594. Pernettya poisoning
     Pernettya is a shrubby plant found mainly in the southern parts of the world. It is often utilized as an ornamental shrub. The leaves, berries and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which can cause symptoms if eaten. Serious cases of p...more »
    595. Pernicious anemia
     Pernicious anemia is a blood disorder where the body is unable to use it properly use Vitamin B12 to make red blood cells....more »
    596. Persian violet poisoning
     The persian violet is a small flowering herb which bears red, pink or white scented flowers. It is often used as an ornamental indoor or outdoor plant or in floral arrangements. If large quantities of the root (rhizome) of the plant are eaten, poisoning s...more »
    597. Pfiesteria piscicida infection
     Pfiesteria piscicida is a tiny marine organism called a dinoflagellate that is found in waters where fresh and salt water mix e.g. at river mouths. It is believed to be responsible for killing fish as well as health problems in humans....more »
    598. Pinched Nerve
     Nerve paralysis from nerve pressure or entrapment....more »
    599. Pituitary apoplexy
     A rare disorder usually caused by bleeding or blood vessel blockage of a pituitary tumor. It causes symptoms such as headache, nausea, vision problems and altered consciousness....more »
    600. Plant poisoning -- Acetylandromedol
     Acetylandromedol is a chemical found naturally in plants from the Ericaceae family which includes rhodendrons. Human poisoning can occur through eating honey made from pollen and nectar from these flowers or from eating other parts of the plant. The sever...more »
    601. Plant poisoning -- Aconitum
     Aconitum is a toxin found in certain plants from the Aconitum genus e.g. Monkshood. It is a highly poisonous neurotoxin that affects the heart and other parts of the body. It can cause serious symptoms and even death in severe cases. The toxin can be abso...more »
    602. Plant poisoning -- Andromedotoxin
     Andromedotoxin is a toxin found naturally in plants such as aloe vera, senna, rhubarb and Cascara buckthorn. The main symptoms are gastrointestinal which can range in severity depending on the amount consumed. Severe cases can result in kidney damage and ...more »
    603. Plant poisoning -- Conline
     Conline is a toxin found naturally in plants such as aloe vera, senna, rhubarb and Cascara buckthorn. The main symptoms are gastrointestinal which can range in severity depending on the amount consumed. Severe cases can result in kidney damage and gastroi...more »
    604. Plant poisoning -- Cytisine
     Cytisine is a chemical found naturally in plants from the Faboideae family e.g. Laburnum, Cytisus, Genista and Sophora. It tends to have an effect similar to nicotine....more »
    605. Plant poisoning -- Grayanotoxin
     Grayanotoxin is a chemical found naturally in plants from the Ericaceae family which includes rhodendrons. Human poisoning can occur through eating honey made from pollen and nectar from these flowers or from eating other parts of the plant. The severity ...more »
    606. Plant poisoning -- Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata)
     Ingestion of parts of the Indian tobacco plant may cause various symptoms and severe cases may result in a coma....more »
    607. Plant poisoning -- Lobeline
     Lobeline is a chemical found naturally in plants called lobelias. Ingesting plants containing the chemical produces symptoms similar to the effects of nicotine....more »
    608. Plant poisoning -- Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)
     Ingestion of parts of the Poison hemlock plant may cause various symptoms and severe cases may result in a coma....more »
    609. Plant poisoning -- Rhodotoxin
     Rhodotoxin is a chemical found naturally in rhodendrons. Human poisoning can occur through eating honey made from pollen and nectar from these flowers or from eating other parts of the plant. The severity of symptoms may vary from mild to life-threatening...more »
    610. Plant poisoning -- Tetranortriterpene
     Tetranortriterpene is a toxin that occurs naturally in some plants (e.g. Chinaberry tree). It functions as a natural insect repellant but is toxic to the human nervous system. Ingesting plant parts with this chemical can cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    611. Plant poisoning -- tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum)
     Ingestion of parts of the tobacco plant may cause various symptoms and severe cases may result in a coma....more »
    612. Polio
     Dangerous virus now rare due to vaccination....more »
    613. Polyarteritis nodosa
     A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form....more »
    614. Polymicrogyria, Bilateral Frontal
     Polymicrogyria refers to abnormal brain development where the brain has abnormally smooth gyri (convolutions) on the surface of the brain. The anomaly is often occurs as part of another syndrome. Patients can present with a wide range and severity of symp...more »
    615. Polyneuropathy -- Ophthalmoplegia -- Leukoencehalopathy -- Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
     A rare genetic disorder which affects a number of body systems and manifests results in symptoms such as droopy eyelids, progressive eye muscle weakness, gastrointestinal dysmotility, brain disease, thin body, peripheral neuropathy and muscle disease....more »
    616. Polyradiculoneuropathy
     An inflammatory disorder that affects the peripheral nerves and the spinal nerve roots. The onset and progression of the disease is variable with severe cases resulting in premature death. The condition is chronic and progressive but periodic relapses can...more »
    617. Porencephaly
     A central nervous system disorder involving cysts in the brain cortex caused by stroke, infection or genetic anomaly....more »
    618. Porphyria
     A group of disorders characterized by excess production of porphyrin or its precursors which affects the skin and/or nervous system....more »
    619. Porphyria, Ala-D
     A very rare inherited disorder where involving a lack of the enzyme delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase....more »
    620. Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Zalcitabine
     Some evidence indicates that exposure to Zalcitabine has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Zalcitabine has been used as an ant...more »
    621. Post-vaccinial encephalitis
     Post-vaccinial encephalitis is a brain infection that occurs after a smallpox vaccination....more »
    622. Primary Hyperaldosteronism
     A condition characterised by the excessive production and release into the circulation of aldosterone...more »
    623. Prion diseases
     Various diseases caused by abnormal proteins (prions) in the brain....more »
    624. Probable human carcinogen -- Chloramphenicol
     Chloramphenicol (an antibiotic) is deemed to be a probable carcinogen to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    625. Probable human carcinogen -- Cisplatin
     Cisplatin (a chemotherapy drug) is a substance deemed to be a probable carcinogen to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    626. Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
     Progressive degenerative condition of the brain....more »
    627. Progressive cerebellocerebral atrophy
     A rare progressive disorder characterized mainly by a small head, mental retardation and spastic quadriplegia. The disorder most often occurs in children with a severe lack of oxygen around the time of birth or in infants who have had a congenital infecti...more »
    628. Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 1
     A type of spinal muscular atrophy which is a progressive genetic motor neuron disease involving the nerves and muscles. The condition is relatively rare and is characterized by muscle weakness which leads to structural deformities and loss or reduced capa...more »
    629. Psychiatric disorders associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with Psychiatric disorders are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms va...more »
    630. Putti-Chavany syndrome
     Irritation of one of the sciatic nerves which causes back and foot pain followed by reduced pain and paralysis and sensory abnormalities in the foot....more »
    631. Pyridoxine deficiency
     Deficiency of vitamin B6 which has many uses in the body....more »
    632. Quadriplegia
     A condition where the patient becomes fully or partially paralysed from the neck down and is unable to move their arms or legs....more »
    633. Rabies
     An infectious disease that can affect any mammal including humans and is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. The infectious agent is the Neurotropic lyssavirus which affects the salivary gland and also causes neurological symptoms....more »
    634. Radiation sickness
     Illness from radiation exposure or cancer radiotherapy....more »
    635. Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy
     A nerve injury that occurs as a complication of radiation treatment to the upper chest area....more »
    636. Radiculopathy
     A condition characterized by disease of the nerve roots...more »
    637. Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I
     A rare condition involving progressive neurological degeneration. It tends to start in adulthood and progresses over a number of years before ultimately ending in death....more »
    638. Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II
     A condition caused by a reactivation of the herpes simplex virus and resulting in facial paralysis, ear pain and skin blistering....more »
    639. Rasmussen subacute encephalitis
     A very rare progressive brain disease possibly caused by immune system problems. Symptoms become progressively worse and then the condition often stabilizes with a long life possible despite permanent neurological damage....more »
    640. Rasmussen's Encephalitis
     Rare possibly-autoimmune brain condition....more »
    641. Red Whelk poisoning
     Red Whelk are colorful, carnivorous snail found mainly in Britain and Japan. The salivary gland of some whelks contains tetramine which can cause symptoms in humans if eaten. Raw, cooked or canned whelk can cause poisoning. Red whelk have the highest conc...more »
    642. Red buckeye poisoning
     The red buckeye is a shrubby plant which bears a cluster of small red flowers and brown seeds with distinctive pale markings. The plant originated in the US. The seeds and leaves contain various chemicals (glycoside aesculin, saponin aescin and alkaloids)...more »
    643. Refractory Celiac Disease
     Refractory Celiac Disease is celiac disease that fails to respond to treatment which involves a gluten-free diet. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The condition is quite uncommon and o...more »
    644. Refsum Disease
     A metabolic disorder where a deficiency of phytanic acid alpha-hydroxylase results in a buildup of phytanic acid in the body which causes neurological disorders....more »
    645. Refsum disease with increased pipecolic acidemia
     A rare disorder involving all the clinical features of Refsum disease as well as high blood levels of L-pipecolic acid. Refsum disease is a metabolic disorder where a deficiency of phytanic acid alpha-hydroxylase results in a buildup of phytanic acid in t...more »
    646. Rib Tumor
     The presence of tumour growth in the ribs, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary bony metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    647. Rocky Mountain spotted fever
     A bacterial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by ticks. The condition causes fever and a characteristic rash and may be fatal in severe or untreated cases....more »
    648. Rokitansky Van Bogaert syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by pigmentation abnormalities of the skin and brain which causes various neurological symptoms as well as skin nevi....more »
    649. Rollet syndrome
     A rare disorder involving damage to a part of the eye orbit resulting in eye problems and skin sensation abnormalities involving the forehead, temples and top of the head....more »
    650. Rosenberg-Chutorian Syndrome
     A very rare disorder involving eye, ear and nerve disorders....more »
    651. SPG
     A group of neurodegenerative disorders involving progressive spasticity and increased reflexes in the legs. The rate of progression and severity is variable depending on the subtype involved....more »
    652. Salivary gland cancer
     Salivary gland cancer is a rare form of cancer in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the salivary glands in the mouth, neck or throat...more »
    653. Sardine poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some sardines contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    654. Scapuloperoneal syndrome, neurogenic type
     An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg. The legs are often affected first....more »
    655. Scapuloperoneal syndrome, neurogenic, Kaeser type
     An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg. The legs are often affected first....more »
    656. Schistosomiasis
     Parasitic fluke infection in developing countries...more »
    657. Schistosomiasis mansoni
     A trematode which causes schistosomiasis mansoni...more »
    658. Schizencephaly
     A very rare disorder where the brain fails to develop normally and slits or clefts form in the brain. They type and severity of symptoms is determined by the degree of abnormality....more »
    659. Scleroderma
     A rare, progressive connective tissue disorder involving thickening and hardening of the skin and connective tissue. There are a number of forms of scleroderma with some forms being systemic (involving internal organs)....more »
    660. Sea snake poisoning
     The Sea snake is a poisonous snake found in the warmer western parts of the Pacific and Indian Ocean. Sea snakes have scales but not gills or fins so they still need to go to the surface of the water to breathe. Sea snake venom is particularly poisonous b...more »
    661. Sea wasp poisoning (Chiropsalmus quadrigatus)
     The Chiropsalmus quadrigatus jellyfish can deliver a serious sting and can be found in the waters of Northern Australia and the Philippines. Death can occur in as little as a few minutes if a person is severely stung....more »
    662. Sea wasp poisoning -- Chironex fleckeri
     The Chironex fleckeri jellyfish is one of the deadliest jellyfish in the world. It can deliver a serious sting and can be found mainly in the waters of Northern Australia and the Philippines. Death can occur in as little as a few minutes if a person is se...more »
    663. Secondarily generalized seizure
     A partial seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. During a partial seizure movement, sensations, fee...more »
    664. Seizures -- intellectual deficit due to hydroxylysinuria
     A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, seizures and high levels of hydroxylysine in the urine....more »
    665. Selected Encephalitides
     Selected conditions which cause inflammation of the brain...more »
    666. Selective Vitamin B12 malabsorption with Proteinuria
     A rare genetic blood disorder where a defect in the vitamin B12 receptor means that it can't be absorbed from food during digestion. As a result of the low vitamin B12 levels, the body produces increased numbers of abnormal enlarged red blood cells (megal...more »
    667. Selenium -- overuse
     Excessive use of selenium can case various adverse symptoms....more »
    668. Sensory ataxic neuropathy, dysarthria, and ophthalmoparesis
     A very rare syndrome characterized by progressive ataxia, eye muscle problems and a speech disorder (dysarthria)....more »
    669. Sheep laurel poisoning
     Sheep laurel is a small shrub which bears clusters of small white or pink flowers and encapsulated fruit. The plant contains chemicals (andromedotoxin and arbutin) which can cause various symptoms if ingested. The plant is considered to be very toxic and ...more »
    670. Shingles
     Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection....more »
    671. Simian B virus infection
     A type of herpesvirus which occurs in monkeys but can be transmitted to humans through bites or through contact with infected monkey tissue as in a laboratory situation. The virus infects the brain (encephalitis) and the surrounding membrane (meningitis)....more »
    672. Simple partial seizure
     A partial seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. Partial seizures where the patient stays conscious...more »
    673. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....more »
    674. Slickhead poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some slickhead contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    675. Solvent abuse
     Solvent abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Solvents include nail polish removers, paint ...more »
    676. Solvent addiction
     Solvent addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse solvents (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Solvents ar...more »
    677. Southwestern Athabaskan genetic diseases
     A group of four genetic diseases that are unique to the Navajo and Apache (Southwestern Athabaskan) populations. The disease are Athabaskan severe combined immunodeficiency, Navajo neurohepatopathy, Navajo poikiloderma and Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis....more »
    678. Spastic paraparesis
     A rare disorder where parts of the body develop spasticity and weakness. Usually the limbs are involved. The disorder is usually an inherited condition....more »
    679. Spastic paraplegia 23
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by progressive stiffness and weakness of the leg muscles, premature graying, characteristic facial appearance and a skin pigmentation anomaly. Pigmentation anomalies usually start from the age of 6 months and leg probl...more »
    680. Spastic paraplegia 30, autosomal recessive
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive stiffness and increased reflexes in the leg muscles....more »
    681. Spina bifida
     A birth defect where the spinal vertebrae do not completely enclose the spinal cord often resulting in various degrees of nerve damage....more »
    682. Spinal AVM
     Spinal AVM's refers to a group of abnormal blood vessels (arteries and veins) in the spinal canal. The severity of symptoms depends on the size and growth of the blood vessel malformation. Severe complications such as paralysis can result if the malformed...more »
    683. Spinal Arthritis
     Inflammation of the spine joints. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions....more »
    684. Spinal Muscular Atrophy type I
     Type of SMA, a genetic motor neuron disease affecting nerves and muscles....more »
    685. Spinal atrophy -- ophthalmoplegia -- pyramidal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by weak eye muscles, progressive spinal cord deterioration resulting in muscle weakness and wasting...more »
    686. Spinal cord injury
     Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord as a result of a direct trauma to the spinal cord itself or as a result of indirect damage to the bones and soft tissues and vessels surrounding the spinal cord....more »
    687. Spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress 1
     An inherited neuromuscular disease that causes progressive weakness in the arm and chest muscles leading to severe respiratory problems early in life. Sufferers are never able to sit independently and breathing problems progress rapidly with breathing ass...more »
    688. 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 »
    689. Spinocerebellar ataxia, Machado-Joseph type III
     A rare genetic disorder (chromosome 14q32.1defect) characterized by later onset of symptoms such as weak eye muscles and peripheral neuropathy. Gait ataxia and dysarthria (speech disorder) also occur and are symptoms common to all the spinocerebellar atax...more »
    690. Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia with joint laxity
     A rare skeletal disorder where the spine and long bones grow and develop abnormally. Loose joints and severe curvature of the spine is also present. The condition is severe and death in the first couple of decades is common....more »
    691. Spondylosis
     Spinal degeneration of the discs or spinal joints...more »
    692. Staggerbush poisoning
     Staggerbush is a shrubby plant with small pink or white droopy flowers. The plant originated in the US. The leaves and flower nectar contain andromedotoxin which is very poisonous if eaten. Severe poisoning can result in death....more »
    693. Stroke
     Serious brain event from bleeding or blood clots....more »
    694. Sturge-Weber Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive blood vessel growth, calcium accumulation inside the brain and seizures....more »
    695. Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis
     Subacute thyroiditis is a self-limited thyroid condition associated with a triphasic clinical course of hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and return to normal thyroid function....more »
    696. Subacute myelo-optico neuropathy syndrome
     A toxicity reaction to a drug called clioquinol which is an antifungal drug. The reaction primarily involves damage to certain nerves which can result in weakness, paralysis and blindness....more »
    697. Subarachnoid haemorrhage
     A condition which is characterized by haemorrhage of blood into the subarachnoid space...more »
    698. Subarachnoid hemorrhage
     Brain bleeding in the subarachnoid area...more »
    699. Subdural hematoma
     Type of bleeding in the brain...more »
    700. Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system
     A rare disorder where hemosiderin (free iron) is deposited in parts of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord tissue). It is often caused by repeated periods of bleeding in the brain (subarachnoid space)....more »
    701. Superior orbital fissure syndrome
     A neurological condition that can result from a fracture of the orbital fissure which is a cleft that lies behind the nose. The disorder that can also result from facial fractures, cavernous sinus infections or retrobulbar tumors or infections. Damage to ...more »
    702. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 1
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 1 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 6p21.3) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly...more »
    703. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 10
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 10 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 3q25-q26) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anom...more »
    704. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 11
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 11 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 3q28) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly ...more »
    705. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 12
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 12 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 6q25) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly ...more »
    706. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 13
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 13 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 12q24) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly...more »
    707. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 2
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 2 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 5q31-q33) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anoma...more »
    708. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 3
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 3 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 2q33) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly d...more »
    709. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 4
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 4 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 19p13.1) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomal...more »
    710. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 5
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 5 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 15q11-q13) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anom...more »
    711. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 6
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 6 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 4q27) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly d...more »
    712. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 7
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 7 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 1q133) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly ...more »
    713. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 8
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 8 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 2q11-q12) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anoma...more »
    714. Susceptibility to Celiac Disease 9
     Susceptibility to celiac disease 9 is a term allocated to a genetic defect on a particular chromosome (chromosome 3p21) which makes a patient more susceptible to developing celiac disease. However, it is important to note that having the genetic anomaly d...more »
    715. Sweetshrub poisoning
     The sweetshrub is a large deciduous shrub which bears brownish-red flowers and seeds enclosed in a thick fiber casing. The plant may be found growing in the wild or in gardens as an ornamental plant. The crushed leaves have a strawberry odor. The seeds co...more »
    716. Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Syphilis during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the stage...more »
    717. Syringobulbia
     A neurological disorder that progresses slowly and is characterized by a fluid filled cavity in the spinal cord and brain stem....more »
    718. Syringomyelia
     Spinal cord cysts...more »
    719. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Hemolytic Anemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    720. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Nephritis, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    721. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Vitiligo, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    722. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 1
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    723. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 10
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    724. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 11
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    725. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 12
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    726. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 13
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    727. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 2
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    728. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 3
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    729. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 4
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    730. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 5
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    731. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 6
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    732. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 7
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    733. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 8
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    734. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility to, 9
     Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease affecting mostly women and causing various effects throughout different parts of the body. Its severity can range from very mild to extremely serious depending on which body organs are afflicted. Resea...more »
    735. Tacrine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    736. Tarpon poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some tarpon contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is bel...more »
    737. Tay Sachs
     Rare genetic disease leading to fatty deposits in the brain....more »
    738. Tetanus
     A disease caused by chemicals which are produced by a bacterium (clostridium tetani) and are toxic to the nerves. The infection usually occurs when the bacteria enter the body through a deep wound - these bacteria are anaerobic and hence don't need oxygen...more »
    739. Tetraodon Poisoning
     Food poisoning from Tetradons....more »
    740. Thalidomide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thalidomide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    741. Thiolase deficiency
     A rare syndrome involving a deficiency of an enzyme called thiolase which results in mental retardation and muscle problems....more »
    742. Tick paralysis
     Paralysis from Australian tick bites...more »
    743. Tick-borne encephalitis
     A viral infection (flavivirdae) of the central nervous system which is transmitted by ticks. Ticks usually feed on small rodents who are the main carriers of the virus. Transmission may also occur through the consumption of untreated milk. The incubation ...more »
    744. Todd paralysis
     Paralysis of an arm or leg on one side of the body that occurs after an epileptic attack. The paralysis can last from minutes to days....more »
    745. Todd's Paralysis
     Recurrent episodes of seizure and paralysis....more »
    746. Toluene sniffing syndrome
     Symptoms caused by sniffing vapor containing a chemical called toluene....more »
    747. Transient Ischemic Attack
     Temporary disturbance of blood supply to a restricted area of the brain, resulting in brief neurologic dysfunction that persists, by definition, for less than 24 hours....more »
    748. Transverse myelitis
     Inflammation of the spinal cord which results in various neurological and muscle symptoms. The inflammation can occur for no obvious reason or may result from a virus, bacterial infection, autoimmune disease or vaccination. The type and severity of sympto...more »
    749. Traumatic Brain Injury
     Brain injury from trauma or accident....more »
    750. Tropical Reef Crab poisoning
     The tropical reef crab is commonly found and eaten in the Indo-Pacific region. These crabs can contain toxic chemicals which can cause severe poisoning in humans if eaten. The best way to avoid poisoning is to not eat these crabs at all....more »
    751. Trumpet flower poisoning
     The trumpet flower is a flowering vine-like plant that bears fairly large, colorful, trumpet-shaped flowers. It is often grown in gardens as an ornamental plant. The leaves and flowers of the plant contain chemicals (solanine, solanidine) which are highly...more »
    752. Tucker syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by vocal cord paralysis and droopy eyelids....more »
    753. Tumor
     Any type of lump or swelling (not just cancers)...more »
    754. Turner syndrome associated Celiac Disease
     Females with Turner syndrome are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms varies am...more »
    755. Type 1 diabetes
     Severe insulin-treated diabetes typically occurring in young people....more »
    756. Type 1 diabetes related Celiac Disease
     Patients with Type 1 diabetes are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms varies a...more »
    757. Type 2 diabetes
     Most common diabetes in adults, usually progressing slowly, mostly treated without insulin at diagnosis....more »
    758. Tyrosinemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver....more »
    759. Uremia
     Excessive urea and waste products in the blood...more »
    760. Van Bogaert disease
     A rare inherited condition where cholesterol is deposited in the brain and other parts of the body. The disease is classified as a lipid storage disorder due to the abnormal deposition of cholesterol and cholestanol in various parts of the body - especial...more »
    761. Van Bogaert's disease
     A rare inherited condition where cholesterol is deposited in the brain and other parts of the body. The disease is classified as a lipid storage disorder due to the abnormal deposition of cholesterol and cholestanol in various parts of the body - especial...more »
    762. Van Bogaert-Scherer-Epstein Disease
     A rare inherited condition where cholesterol is deposited in the brain and other parts of the body. The disease is classified as a lipid storage disorder due to the abnormal deposition of cholesterol and cholestanol in various parts of the body - especial...more »
    763. Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy
     Degeneration of the brain white matter. The condition tends to progress relatively slowly but a sudden deterioration of symptoms can occur after a head trauma or an illness involving fever. Some degree of recovery can occur after the sudden deterioration ...more »
    764. Varicella virus antenatal infection
     The infection of a mother with the varicella virus whilst she is pregnant...more »
    765. Vasculitis
     Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel...more »
    766. Velopharyngeal incompetence
     A condition which is characterised by the incompetence of the velopharyngeal to close due to any cause...more »
    767. Velopharyngeal insufficiency
     A condition which is characterized by failure of velopharyngeal closure due to cleft palate...more »
    768. Vincristine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Vincristine during pregnancy and even the during the year leading up to the pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and se...more »
    769. Vitamin B12 Deficiency
     A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, in...more »
    770. Vitamin B6 -- adverse effects
     Regular use of large doses of vitamin B6 supplements can cause adverse effects....more »
    771. Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
     A rare disorder involving malignancy of the lymph and blood cells....more »
    772. Wallenberg's Syndrome
     A rare neurological condition caused by a stroke (involving the cerebellar artery) and resulting in symptoms such as facial paralysis or weakness on one side of body....more »
    773. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
     A rare degenerative brain disorder caused by thiamine (Vitamin B1) deficiency. Chronic alcoholics are prone to this condition....more »
    774. Wiedemann Grosse Dibbern syndrome
     A syndrome which is characterized by the association of symptoms such as abnormal facial appearance, short stature and psychomotor retardation....more »
    775. Wild cherry seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Acciden...more »
    776. William's syndrome associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with William's syndrome are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    777. Wilson's Disease
     Wilson disease, or hepatolenticular degeneration, is a neurodegenerative disease of copper metabolism....more »
    778. Woodhouse Sakati syndrome
     A condition which consists of numerous symptoms such as diabetes, hypogonadism, deafness and mental retardation...more »
    779. X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized primarily by mental retardation. Initial symptoms of muscle weakness gives way to spasticity and contractures....more »
    780. Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous
     A rare inherited condition where cholesterol is deposited in the brain and other parts of the body. The disease is classified as a lipid storage disorder due to the abnormal deposition of cholesterol and cholestanol in various parts of the body - especial...more »

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