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    1. Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all...read more »

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Results: 2312 causes of Acne OR Blood symptoms OR Hyperpigmentation in children OR Spondyloarthropathies causing low back pain

    1. 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder caused by the absence of a small portion of genetic material. A small section of chromosome 22 is missing at a location called q11.2. Chromosome 22 is one of 23 pairs of chromosomes that exist in humans....more »
    2. 3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase II Deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (hydroxyacyl-coa dehydrogenase). The severity of the symptoms is highly variable with some cases resulting in death during the first decade while others suffer psychomotor and regression. Sympt...more »
    3. 3-alpha-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    4. 3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    5. 3-alpha-hydroxyisobutyryl-CoA hydrolase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder involving an enzyme deficiency which causes symptoms such as degeneration of the nervous system. The other features of the disorder are somewhat variable....more »
    6. 3-methylglutaconic aciduria, type 1
     A recessively inherited metabolic disorder characterized by methylglutaconic acid in the urine....more »
    7. 3-methylglutaconic aciduria, type 4
     A rare genetic disorder where the body's cells are unable to make sufficient energy resulting in an accumulation in the body of 3-methylglutaconic acid. Type 4 is characterized by symptoms which overlap type 1 and 3....more »
    8. 3?-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency
     A ver rare form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia involving a deficiency of 3?-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase which results in reduced production of adrenal steroids (mineralocorticoids, sex steroids and glucocorticoids). The disorder can occur in classical...more »
    9. 4-Alpha-hydroxyphenylpyruvate hydroxylase deficiency
     A very rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of a particular enzyme results in the urinary excretion of a chemical called hawkinsin. Symptoms start once the infant is weaned off breast milk....more »
    10. ACAD8 deficiency
     An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and s...more »
    11. ACAD9 deficiency
     A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (acyl-CoA dehydrogenase-9). The symptoms are variable and are usually triggered by a viral infection or ingestion of aspirin which can trigger a Reye-like episode which can cause death....more »
    12. ACPS III
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    13. ACTH -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on mice indicate that the use of ACTH during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occur...more »
    14. ACTH Deficiency
     A rare endocrine disorder involving a lack of ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) and low levels of cortisol and steroid hormones....more »
    15. ACTH resistance
     A rare inherited genetic disorder characterized by adrenal insufficiency due to the adrenal gland's inability to respond to ACTH and hence produce the hormone called cortisol....more »
    16. 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 »
    17. ATR-X syndrome
     A rare X-linked disorder that affects males and is characterized by mental retardation and alpha thalassemia....more »
    18. ATR16
     A rare disorder characterized by alpha thalassemia and mental retardation....more »
    19. Aase-Smith I syndrome
     A very rare hereditary syndrome characterized by deformities such as joint contractures, anemia, hydrocephalus and cleft palate....more »
    20. Abdominal obesity metabolic syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by a group of conditions that are considered major risk factors for diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease....more »
    21. Aberrant subclavian artery abnormality
     A rare defect where one the subclavian artery arises from an abnormal location on the aortic arch. The defect may cause compression of organs such as the airway and the voice box....more »
    22. Abetalipoproteinemia
     A rare disorder involving abnormalities in fat metabolism. The resulting insufficiency of fats and vitamins affect the normal development and function of the body....more »
    23. Acanthosis nigricans
     It is a brown to black, poorly defined, velvety hyperpigmentation of the skin usually present in the posterior and lateral folds of the neck, the axilla, groin, umbilicus and other areas....more »
    24. Achalasia -- Addisonianism -- Alacrimia syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized mainly by achalasia, alacrimia (absent tears) and Addison's disease. Addison's disease involves adrenal insufficiency due to a resistance to adrenocorticotropic hormone. Only about 70 cases reported worldwide....more »
    25. Achalasia -- addisonianism -- alacrima syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized mainly by achalasia, alacrimia (absent tears) and Addison's disease. Addison's disease involves adrenal insufficiency due to a resistance to adrenocorticotropic hormone. Only about 70 cases reported worldwide....more »
    26. Achor-Smith syndrome
     A dietary deficiency disorder involving low blood potassium levels which leads to other problems such as diarrhea, anemia, muscle wasting and kidney problems....more »
    27. Acid phosphatase deficiency
     A group of inherited metabolic bone disorders varying in degree of severity and characterized a deficiency of alkaline phosphate which affects bone mineralization....more »
    28. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    29. Acidemia, methylmalonic
     An inborn error of metabolism where amino acids in the body aren't metabolized properly resulting in high levels of the acid throughout the body....more »
    30. Acidemia, propionic
     An inherited genetic disorder where the body is incapable of processing some proteins and fats resulting in the accumulation of certain substances in the body which causes the symptoms of the condition. The condition can be life threatening....more »
    31. Ackee Fruit Food poisoning
     Unripe ackee fruit contains a chemical called hypoglycin A and B which affect the central nervous system and fatty acid oxidation. Eating the unripe fruit can cause symptoms can occur in as little as two hours but is generally 6 to 48 hours. The ackee fru...more »
    32. Acne
     Pimples and blackheads on the face and skin....more »
    33. Acne Vulgaris
     Another term for the common skin disorder called acne. Acne may occur just about anywhere on the body but is most common on the face, neck and back. The condition may be mild with just a few small spots or severe where large painful cysts develop. Acne ge...more »
    34. Acne-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to acne or highly related to acne....more »
    35. Acquired hypoprothrombinemia
     A low level of blood prothrombins which is not inherited but occurs as a result of certain medical disorders such as Vitamin K deficiency....more »
    36. Acquired idiopathic sideroblastic anaemia
     A rare disorder where iron is transported into a developing blood cells but because it is unable to be used, it builds up within the cell and tends to stop it from developing into a fully functioning red blood cell. Thus anemia can occur despite adequate ...more »
    37. Acral dysostosis -- dyserythropoiesis
     A rare disorder characterized by hand and foot defects as well as a congenital form of anemia characterized by the production of abnormal red blood cells....more »
    38. Acrocephalopolydactyly -- Cardiac Disease -- Ear, Skin and Lower Limb Defects
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    39. Acrocephalopolysyndactyly type III
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    40. Acrocyanosis
     An uncommon disorder of blood vessels, causing cold, pale skin....more »
    41. Acrodynia
     Symptoms caused by chronic mercury poisoning in infants in children....more »
    42. Acrofacial dysostosis Rodriguez type
     One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Rodriguez type is very rare and primarily involves severe limb and organ malformations....more »
    43. Acrosphenosyndactylia
     A rare condition characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of the face and head as well as finger and toe abnormalities. The bones of the skull fuse together too early which prevents it from growing normally. Various toes and fingers may be fused t...more »
    44. Acute Pancreatitis
     Sudden severe inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints....more »
    45. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- Ureas
     Urea is a class of active ingredients used in certain defoliants, herbicides, insecticides and rodenticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingest...more »
    46. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    47. Acute adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    48. Acute basophilic leukaemia
     A rare type of acute myeloid leukemia characterized by the presence of abnormal basophils....more »
    49. Acute cholinergic dysautonomia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    50. Acute erythroleukemia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal blood cells (erythroblastic precursors) in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form ...more »
    51. Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
     A rare complication of pregnancy that can occur in the second half of the pregnancy. It is characterized by excessive fatty deposits in the liver which can be fatal without prompt diagnosis and treatment which involves delivering the baby as soon as possi...more »
    52. Acute kidney failure
     Sudden failure of the kidneys...more »
    53. Acute leukaemia of ambiguous lineage
     A term used to describe a type of leukemia (a blood cancer) where the leukemic cells cannot be determined as myeloid or lymphoid or where both types of cells are present....more »
    54. Acute leukemia
     An acute condition which affects a cell line of the blood which shows little or no differentiation...more »
    55. Acute lower respiratory conditions
     An acute condition that occurs in the lower respiratory tract...more »
    56. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
     Cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and ...more »
    57. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    58. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    59. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Susceptibility to, 2
     Cancer of the white blood cells characterized by the presence of excessive lymphoblasts. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the...more »
    60. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, adult
     Cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and ...more »
    61. Acute lymphocytic leukemia
     Most common child form of leukemia; can also affect adults especially over 65....more »
    62. Acute meningitis
     Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis...more »
    63. Acute mountain sickness
     A condition that occurs when an un-acclimatized person climbs to high altitudes....more »
    64. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 1
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of immature blood cells (blast cells)....more »
    65. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    66. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 3
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 3 involves the proliferation of promyelocytes....more »
    67. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 6
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 6 involves the proliferation of the immature precursors of red blood cells called erythroblasts....more »
    68. Acute myelocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of cells that normally develop into infection-fighting cells such as eosinophils, monocytes, basophils and neutrophils. The cancerous cells replace the normal bone marrow...more »
    69. Acute myelofibrosis
     A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement....more »
    70. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to alkylating agent
     The use of alkylating agents to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    71. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to topoisomerase type II inhibitor
     The use of topoisomerase type II inhibitors to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    72. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, therapy related
     Certain cancer therapies can result in the development of leukemia in some patients. These therapies includes topoisomerase type II inhibitors and alkylating agents....more »
    73. Acute myeloid leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    74. Acute myeloid leukemia, adult
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    75. Acute myelosclerosis
     A rare disorder where the bone marrow makes too many blood cells. The disease progresses rapidly with death usually occurring within 6 months of onset....more »
    76. Acute non lymphoblastic leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. It is one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults but can occur in children....more »
    77. Acute panmyelosis
     A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement. The disease often progresses rapidly and results in death....more »
    78. Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant
     A breathing disorder that occurs in infants. The underdeveloped lungs fail to functioning adequately and the body becomes deprived of oxygen. The condition is more likely to affect premature infants and the greater the prematurity, the greater the risk....more »
    79. Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome
     The association of a sudden kidney disorder with eye inflammation. Autoimmune processes are believed to be involved....more »
    80. Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of
     A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (short-chain fatty acids) into energy. Symptoms are exacerbated by fasting or acute illness. The severity of symptoms is variable with some patients remaining virtually asymptomatic ...more »
    81. Addison's Disease
     A rare progressive hormonal disorder characterized by insufficient production of certain hormones called adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    82. Addisonian crisis
     Severe adrenal gland complication from Addison's disease....more »
    83. Adenoma, Islet Cell
     A pancreatic tumor which may be benign or malignant. Symptoms may vary depending on the location and size of the tumor as well as whether the tumor secretes hormones or not. For example, the tumor may block the biliary duct....more »
    84. Adenomatous Polyposis of the Colon, autosomal dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    85. Adenosine deaminase, elevated, hemolytic anemia due to
     A rare inherited disorder where there is a high level of an enzyme called adenosine deaminase in red blood cells. The high level of this enzyme results in premature destruction of red blood cells which ultimately leads to anemia. The severity of the anemi...more »
    86. Adenosine triphosphatase deficiency, anaemia due to
     Deficiency of a chemical (adenosine triphosphate) resulting in anemia....more »
    87. Adenosine triphosphatase deficiency, anemia due to
     A rare metabolic disorder where anemia is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme called adenosine triphosphatase....more »
    88. Adenylate Kinase Deficiency
     A rare genetic anomaly sometimes associated with hemolytic anemia....more »
    89. Adolescent conditions
     Symptoms that are evident due to puberty...more »
    90. 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 »
    91. Adrenal Cortex Diseases
     Diseases of the adrenal cortex. Examples includes Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome and adrenal fatigue....more »
    92. 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 »
    93. Adrenal crisis
     A condition which is characterized by insufficient amounts of the adrenocortical hormones that results in vomiting, nausea, hypotension and electrolyte abnormalities...more »
    94. 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 »
    95. Adrenal gland hypofunction
     Reduced adrenal gland activity due to damage to the adrenal gland or lack of stimulation of the gland. Pituitary hormones stimulate adrenal gland activity....more »
    96. Adrenal hemorrhage, neonatal
     Hemorrhage of the adrenal gland after birth. The severity of the disorder is varies from a small hemorrhage to damage to the whole adrenal gland. Sometimes the condition is discovered incidentally during ultrasounds for other reasons. The hemorrhage may o...more »
    97. Adrenal hyperplasia
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    98. Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital type 3
     A group of disorders that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the degree of deficiency....more »
    99. Adrenal hypofunction
     A condition which is characterized by a lack of production of hormones from the adrenal gland....more »
    100. Adrenal hypoplasia congenital, X-linked
     A genetic disorder which affects the body tissues that produce hormones. It is characterized by underdeveloped adrenal glands which results adrenal insufficiency and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism....more »
    101. 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 »
    102. Adrenal medulla neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. The tumor is usually benign but can be malignant....more »
    103. Adrenocortical carcinoma
     A condition which is characterized by malignancy which affects the adrenocortex....more »
    104. Adrenoleukodystrophy
     A rare disorder which has characteristic symptoms of Addison disease (adrenocortical insufficiency) and Schilder disease (cerebral sclerosis). Bronze skin, brain sclerosis and demyelination are the main symptoms....more »
    105. Adult Acne
     An eruption of 'common' acne occurring in a non-adolescent, usually women in their twenties and thirties...more »
    106. Adult Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition characterized by the production of thick sticky mucus by the mucus glands in the lungs, intestines, liver and pancreas. The condition is most often diagnosed in children or young adults but occasionally, relativel...more »
    107. Adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    108. Adult respiratory distress syndrome
     Severe respiratory failure...more »
    109. Adverse reaction to chemical -- 1,1-Dichloroethene
     1,1-Dichloroethene is a chemical used in packaging, food wraps, carpet backing, adhesives and steel pipe coating. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The severity of symptoms varies amongst patients....more »
    110. Adverse reaction to chemical -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies amongst patients....more »
    111. African Sleeping sickness
     Fly-borne African parasitic disease....more »
    112. Aggressive NK-cell leukaemia
     An aggressive form of blood cancer involving the rapid proliferation of natural killer (NK) cells....more »
    113. Aggressive systemic mastocytosis
     The excessive proliferation of mast cells. Mast cells control the skin's response to minor injury and release a chemical called histamine which causes the skin to redden. In the aggressive form, mast cells accumulate in the liver, spleen and lymphatic sys...more »
    114. 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 »
    115. 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 »
    116. 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 »
    117. 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 »
    118. 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 »
    119. Air embolism
     A condition which is characterized by air bubbles entering the circulation usually due to trauma, decompression sickness or surgery....more »
    120. Airway Obstruction
     A blockage in the breathing tubes. The blockage can occur for many different reasons such as tumors, severe allergic reaction, bacterial infections, foreign bodies or trauma. The degree of obstruction will determine how seriously breathing is impaired....more »
    121. Al Gazali Aziz Salem syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart disease, short stature and a webbed neck....more »
    122. Al Gazali Hirschsprung syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by Hirschsprung disease (an intestinal disorder), nail abnormalities and facial anomalies....more »
    123. Al Murrah-induced lead poisoning
     Al Murrah is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and colic. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible...more »
    124. Alarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susc...more »
    125. Albayaidle-induced lead poisoning
     Albayaidle is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due ...more »
    126. Albayalde-induced lead poisoning
     Albayalde is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due t...more »
    127. 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 »
    128. 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 »
    129. 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 »
    130. Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy
     A rare genetic disorder where the body fails to recognize and respond to the parathyroid hormone. The parathyroid hormone is involved in controlling the blood levels of calcium and phosphate....more »
    131. Aldolase A deficiency
     A rare condition where a deficiency of the enzyme called aldolase A causes muscle problems and anemia....more »
    132. Alkaptonuria
     A rare disorder where the abnormal accumulation of a particular acid (homogentisic acid) in the body causes connective tissue and bone damage. This damage gives tissues a dark or bluish discoloration....more »
    133. Allergic contact dermatitis
     An allergic contact dermatitis is where the body's immune system causes a skin reaction in response to direct contact with an allergen. Symptoms usually only affect the skin directly in contact with the allergen but in severe cases, symptoms may spread ar...more »
    134. Allopurinol hypersensitivity syndrome
     An immune reaction to the ingestion of a drug called allopurinol. It is a potentially fatal disorder....more »
    135. Aloe poisoning
     Aleo vera is often used on the skin to treat such things as burns and dermatitis. The sap from the leaves contain a chemical called anthraquinone glycoside which can cause skin irritation in susceptible people but can also cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    136. Alpers Syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by liver disease, seizures and progressive, episodic psychomotor retardation....more »
    137. Alpha thalassemia trait
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Alpha thalassemia trait involves defects in two of the four genes required to make each ? p...more »
    138. Alport syndrome with leukocyte inclusions and macrothrombocytopenia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of large blood platelets, kidney inflammation, deafness and abnormal leukocytes. End-stage kidney disease occurs in about a third of patients and tends to occur during the 3rd and 4th decades of life....more »
    139. Alsing syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney problems, skeletal abnormalities and a hole in the coloboma of the eye....more »
    140. Alstrom disease
     A rage genetic disorder involving a group of abnormalities affecting vision, hearing, kidney function and also characterized by obesity and diabetes mellitus....more »
    141. Alstrom syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder involving a group of abnormalities affecting vision, hearing, kidney function and also characterized by obesity and diabetes mellitus....more »
    142. Alström Syndrome
     A progressive condition which is characterized by deafness, obesity and visual problems in childhood that may lead to diabetes and kidney failure in adulthood...more »
    143. Aluminium toxicity
     High body levels of aluminium resulting in symptoms. Usually occurs in patients with renal impairment....more »
    144. Alveolar capillary dysplasia
     The abnormal development of the lung blood vessels. The normal barrier across which air and blood can diffuse fails to develop properly. Death usually results within weeks of birth but rare cases can survive for months....more »
    145. Alveolitis, extrinsic allergic
     A lung disease that tends to occur in people with jobs where they are frequently exposed to organic dust inhalation....more »
    146. Amebiasis
     An intestinal infection caused by a parasitic amebic organism. It is usually associated with poor sanitation....more »
    147. Amelo-cerebro-hypohidrotic syndrome
     A rare syndrome involving degeneration of the central nervous system, seizures and abnormal tooth development....more »
    148. Amitriptyline toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    149. Amlodipine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    150. Amoxapine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    151. Anaemia due to pyrimidine 5' nucleotidase deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where a deficiency of a particular enzyme (pryimidine 5' nucleotidase) causes hemolytic anemia. The anemia is usually mild....more »
    152. Anaemia, sideroblastic, X-linked -- ataxia
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by mild anemia and early onset neurological motor symptoms. The neurological symptoms tend to be relatively stable or slowly progressive with only occasional dependence on crutches or wheelchairs....more »
    153. Analgesic nephropathy syndrome
     Kidney damage caused by excessive use of pain-killing drugs. Aspirin and phenacetin mixtures are the most common causes....more »
    154. 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 »
    155. Ancylostoma duodenale
     An infestation with Ancylostoma duodenale which is a parasitic hookwork whichcan cause serious disease in humans - usually occurs in people who work barefoot in damp soil. The hookworms suck blood from the intestines of the host which can result in anemia...more »
    156. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    157. Anemia, Blackfan Diamond
     Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect ...more »
    158. Anemia, Hemolytic, Warm Antibody
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 37ºC or higher. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    159. Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
     A lack of fully functioning red blood cells due to a deficiency of iron. The iron allows the body to make hemoglobin in red blood cells which in turn allows the red blood cell to carry oxygen....more »
    160. Anemia, Neonatal
     Insufficient red blood cells that can carry oxygen around the body. It is common in premature births or can occur as a result of blood loss before, during or just after the birth....more »
    161. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. There are two types: type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% ...more »
    162. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts, type 1
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. Type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% and type 2 refers to ...more »
    163. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts, type 2
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. Type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% and type 2 refers to ...more »
    164. Anemia, Sideroblastic
     A rare blood disorder where abnormal utilization of iron results in the production of defective red blood cells which have excessive deposits of iron in them....more »
    165. Anemia, sideroblastic spinocerebellar ataxia
     A rare inherited condition characterized by anemia at birth as well as spinocerebellar ataxia (impaired ability to control voluntary movements)....more »
    166. Anemias, Sideroblastic
     Sideroblastic anemias are a group of rare blood disorders where the bone marrow is unable to produce normal red blood cells. The body has enough iron but the red blood cells are unable to utilize it in a normal manner and anemia results. The red blood cel...more »
    167. Anemic -- hematuria syndrome
     An epidemic disease in Argentina which has a prolonged recovery time but usually there are no complications. Symptoms vary between seasons so that affected patients suffer anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration in summer but suffer reduced urination...more »
    168. Angiodysplasia
     Abnormality of small blood vessels - especially in the intestinal tract - which can result in bleeding. The size of the lesion involved determines the severity of the condition. Small amounts of bleeding from one lesion often goes unnoticed but multiple l...more »
    169. 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 »
    170. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia -- plasma cell type
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the plasma cell type which tends to have more severe symptoms. The plasma-...more »
    171. Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma
     A form of cancer which tends to be systemic in nature and thus cancer cells can be found in various parts of the body such as the lymph nodes, liver, spleen, skin and bone marrow....more »
    172. Angiosarcoma
     Angiosarcomas are a relatively rare type of malignant tumors that develop from blood vessel tissues. The cancer tends to occur mainly in the liver, skin, breasts and deep soft tissues. The cancer is prone to metastasis to the lymphatic system and is consi...more »
    173. Ankylosing spondylarthritis
     Inflammation of one or more spine joints. The spine becomes progressively painful and stiff and the spine joints may eventually fuse and cause disability. The condition may vary from mild to severe. Inflammation can affect other joints and tissues....more »
    174. Anophthalmia -- short stature -- obesity
     A very rare syndrome characterized by absent eyes, short stature and obesity....more »
    175. Anophthalmia with pulmonary hypoplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by absent or very small eyes and underdeveloped lung tissue....more »
    176. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    177. Anoxemia
     Lack of oxygen in the blood...more »
    178. Ansell-Bywaters-Elderking syndrome
     A rare familial syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, rash, eye inflammation and joint disease....more »
    179. Anterior pituitary hyperhormonotrophic syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by the excessive production of various hormones (gonadotrophic, thyrotrophic, lactotrophic and pancreatrophic hormone)....more »
    180. Anthracosis
     A condition characterized by the accumulation of carbon in the lungs caused by inhaled smoke or coal dust...more »
    181. Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody-mediated disease
     A kidney disorder involving varying degrees of kidney impairment. Severe cases lead to kidney failure whereas mild cases have normal kidney function....more »
    182. Antiphospholipid syndrome
     An autoimmune disorder characterized by blood clots and pregnancy losses....more »
    183. Aortic arch interruption
     A rare genetic birth defect where a portion of the aortic arch is missing or discontinued which severely impairs the flow of oxygenated blood to the lower body....more »
    184. Aortic arches defect
     A defect in the top part of the aorta (aortic arch) that consists of several arterial branches. There is a variety of defects that can occur and symptoms will be determined by the particular defect involved. Possible types of defects includes aortic coarc...more »
    185. Apert syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of the face and head as well as finger and toe abnormalities. The bones of the skull fuse together too early which prevents it from growing normally. Various toes and fingers may be fused t...more »
    186. Apo A-I deficiency
     Low plasma HDL cholesterol that tends to run in families....more »
    187. Apolipoprotein C 2I deficiency
     A rare inherited condition where a deficiency of apolipoprotein C-II impairs lipoprotein metabolism and results in a build up of chylomicrons and VLDL....more »
    188. Apparent Mineralocorticoid Excess, type 2
     A form of inherited high blood pressure that starts during early childhood. The condition is caused by a genetic defect which results in an inborn error of metabolism of peripheral cortisol. Type 2 causes similar symptoms to type 1 but the urinary steroid...more »
    189. Apparent mineralocorticoid excess
     A form of inherited high blood pressure that starts during early childhood. The condition results from a genetic defect which causes impaired metabolism of cortisol....more »
    190. Apple seed poisoning
     Apple seeds contain a toxic chemical called amygdalin which can cause serious symptoms if eaten in large quantities. Hospital admission is recommended if more than 50 apple seeds have been consumed....more »
    191. 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 »
    192. Arcobacter butzleri infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Arcobacter genus. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms but may also cause blood infections. The bacteria tends to originate in pigs, cattle, sheep and water....more »
    193. Arcobacter cryaerophilus infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Arcobacter genus. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms but may also cause blood infections. The bacteria tends to originate in pigs, cattle, sheep and water....more »
    194. Arcobacter infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Arcobacter genus. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms but may also cause blood infections. The bacteria tends to originate in pigs, cattle, sheep and water....more »
    195. Argentinean hemorrhagic fever
     An infectious disease caused by the Junin virus. Transmission can occur through contact with infected rodent (usually the corn mouse) urine, feces or saliva. The incubation period lasts from one to two weeks. The disease is most common in rural workers in...more »
    196. Arginase deficiency
     A very rare urea cycle disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme (arginase) needed to convert ammonia to the urea which can then be removed in the urine. The condition leads to excess build-up of ammonia in the body which is toxic to the nervous syste...more »
    197. Argininosuccinic aciduria
     A rare inherited disorder of the urea cycle characterized by the lack of an enzyme (argininosuccinate lyase) which is needed to remove nitrogen from the body so a lack of the enzyme leads to a build-up of ammonia in the blood....more »
    198. Aristolochic Acid poisoning
     Aristolochic acid is derived from a forest herb from the Aristocholochia family. It is often used in herbal preparations such as Aristolochia Fang Ch, Bragantia and Asarum. It is usually used in herbal preparations to promote weight loss. The substance is...more »
    199. Arizona Bark Scorpion poisoning
     A bite from the Arizona Bark scorpion contains chemicals toxic to the nerve system and can cause serious, life-threatening symptoms....more »
    200. Arthritis -- short stature -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized by arthritis, short stature, deafness and numerous other abnormalities....more »
    201. Arthrogryposis -- renal dysfunction -- cholestasis syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by joint contractures, kidney dysfunction and liver problems....more »
    202. Asbestos conditions
     Medical conditions caused be exposure to asbestos dust...more »
    203. Aseptic abscesses syndrome
     A rare syndrome involving the development of deep, sterile lesions containing neutrophils. The lesions don't respond to antibiotics but do respond to corticosteroid therapy. The abscesses usually occur in the abdomen and are often associated with conditio...more »
    204. 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 »
    205. Aspartylglucosaminidase deficiency
     A rare glycoprotein metabolism disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called aspartylglucosaminidase. Patients tend to develop normally during the first few years of life and development continues slowly until adolescence when mental retardation bec...more »
    206. Aspartylglycosaminuria
     A rare glycoprotein metabolism disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called aspartylglucosaminidase. Patients tend to develop normally during the first few years of life and development continues slowly until adolescence when mental retardation bec...more »
    207. Aspergillosis
     Infection with a fungus called Aspergillus....more »
    208. Asphyxia
     Inability to breath and suffocation...more »
    209. Asphyxia neonatorum
     A condition where a newborn infant fails to start breathing on its own in the minutes following birth....more »
    210. Asrar-Facharzt-Haque syndrome
     A form of sinus histiocytosis characterized by lymphadenopathy as well as involvement of other tissues such as the sinus cavity, skin, lungs, bone, eyes, kidneys, testes, head and neck area and the central nervous system. Symptoms vary according to the or...more »
    211. Asthma
     Repeated attacks of breathing difficulty....more »
    212. Astrovirus
     An RNA virus that may affect the gastrointestinal system...more »
    213. 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 »
    214. Atransferrinemia
     A rare inherited condition characterized by the absence of a compound called transferring which results in a buildup of iron in the body's tissues as well as anemia....more »
    215. Atrial myxoma, familial
     An atrial myxoma benign tumor that develops in the wall that separates the two upper chambers of the heart. The familial form of the condition also involves tumors in other parts of the body such as the skin, both heart atria or the heart ventricles....more »
    216. Atrioventricular septal defect
     A congenital heart defect where the valves and walls between the upper and lower heart chambers (atrial and ventricular septa and the atrioventricular valves) don't develop properly. Symptoms are determined by the severity of the malformation....more »
    217. Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia
     A late onset form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where insufficient adrenal corticosteroids are produced by the body due to the deficiency of a particular chemical. The severity of symptoms varies from person to person and onset may occur as early as c...more »
    218. Attenuated familial polyposis
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The attenuated form of the condition is ...more »
    219. Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause....more »
    220. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The severity of the condition varies depending on the underlying cause e.g. cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, ...more »
    221. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
     An inherited autoimmune condition characterized by proliferation of lymphocytes and autoimmunity against the body's own blood cells resulting in premature death of certain blood cells....more »
    222. Autoimmune Myocarditis
     Inflammation of the heart muscle due to the body's own immune system attacking it....more »
    223. Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia
     Autoimmune disorder causing a lack of blood platelets....more »
    224. Autoimmune enteropathy
     A very rare condition that occurs when the body's own immune system attacks the intestinal wall and affect the way it absorbs food....more »
    225. Autoimmune enteropathy, type 1
     A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is li...more »
    226. 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 »
    227. Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
     Severe form of PKD, a genetic kidney disease....more »
    228. Avitaminosis
     A group of diseases caused by the deficiency of one or more vitamins e.g. Beriberi (thiamine deficiency), rickets (Vitamin D deficiency), pellagra (niacin deficiency), pernicious anemia (Vitamin B12), bleeding (vitamin K deficiency) and night blindness (a...more »
    229. Azalea poisoning
     Bacillus cereus is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. There are two types: Type I causes mainly vomiting and is associated with fried rice whereas type II causes mainly diarrhea and is associated with meats, ...more »
    230. Azarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Ch...more »
    231. B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
     A slow progressing disease involving cancerous B-cell lymphocytes which take over the healthy cells in the lymph nodes. B-cells help the body to fight infections so when the disease becomes more advanced, the body is less able to fight infection as there ...more »
    232. Ba Bow Sen-induced lead poisoning
     Ba Bow Sen is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat childhood hyperactivity and to alleviate nightmares. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to...more »
    233. Babesiosis
     A parastic infection by a particular protozoa (Babesia) which is transmitted through tick bites. The disease produces symptoms similar to malaria....more »
    234. Bacillus cereus type I food poisoning
     Bacillus cereus is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. There are two types: Type I causes mainly vomiting and is associated with fried rice whereas type II causes mainly diarrhea and is associated with meats, ...more »
    235. Bacillus cereus type II food poisoning
     Bacillus cereus is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. There are two types: Type I causes mainly vomiting and is associated with fried rice whereas type II causes mainly diarrhea and is associated with meats, ...more »
    236. Bacteremia
     A condition where there is the presence of bacteria in the blood...more »
    237. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    238. Bacterial endocarditis
     Infection and inflammation of the inner layers of the heart, most commonly the valves cause by bacteria....more »
    239. Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome
     A very rare, potentially fatal infection caused by toxins produced by bacteria, especially bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. The condition is often associated with tampon use but can originate from other sources....more »
    240. Baker-Winegrad disease
     A very rare syndrome caused by a deficiency of the enzyme fructose-1-6-diphosphatase which impairs the body's ability to break down fructose that is consumed in the diet....more »
    241. Balantidiasis
     Intestinal infection with a parasitic protozoa (Balantidium coli) resulting in intestinal inflammation. It is usually transmitted through direct or indirect contact with pig fecal matter....more »
    242. Bali goli-induced lead poisoning
     Bali goli (flat black bean) is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian and Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the e...more »
    243. Banti Syndrome
     A rare conditions where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    244. Banti's syndrome
     A rare condition where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    245. Barakat syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by deafness, kidney disease and insufficiency parathyroid hormone production....more »
    246. Bard-Pic syndrome
     The presence of jaundice, enlarged gallbladder and progressive wasting of the body which indicates a head or pancreatic cancer....more »
    247. Bartonella infections
     Infection with bacteria from the Bartonella genus of bacteria. Specific bacteria from within this group are Bartonella bacilliforms (Oroya fever), Bartonella Heneslae (Cat-scratch disease). Other conditions caused by this bacteria are endocarditis, bacter...more »
    248. Bartter Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder of kidney metabolism characterized by reduced blood acidity and low potassium levels....more »
    249. Bartter Syndrome type 4
     Bartter syndrome is a rare disorder where abnormal kidney metabolism results in low blood acidity an potassium levels. Type 4 also involves sensorineural deafness....more »
    250. Bartter Syndrome type 4A
     Bartter syndrome is a rare disorder where abnormal kidney metabolism results in low blood acidity an potassium levels. Type 4A also involves sensorineural deafness....more »
    251. Bartter Syndrome type 4B
     Bartter syndrome is a rare disorder where abnormal kidney metabolism results in low blood acidity an potassium levels. Type 4B also involves sensorineural deafness....more »
    252. Bearn-Kunkel syndrome
     A type of autoimmune liver disease characterized by liver damage, very high blood gammaglobulin levels and increased plasma cells....more »
    253. Beau's syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by heart insufficiency and inability of the heart ventricles to completely empty of blood....more »
    254. Beemer-Ertbruggen syndrome
     A rare lethal syndrome characterized primarily by hydrocephalus, heart malformations, and increased bone density. Only a couple of cases have been reported....more »
    255. Beer-drinker syndrome
     Symptoms that can occur when large amounts of beer is consumed with little or no food....more »
    256. Behcet's Disease
     Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas....more »
    257. Bell mania
     A rare life-threatening neuropsychiatric disorder involving delusions, hyperactivity and periods of fever. Death can occur within days or months without treatment....more »
    258. Benign familial infantile seizures 1
     A harmless form of epilepsy that occurs during infancy. Episodes of multiple seizures tend to occur over a day or few days. Psychomotor development is not affected. The seizures tend to involve increased muscle tone, apnea, cyanosis, eye deviation and psy...more »
    259. Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, hepatomegaly, enlarged genitals, increased skeletal growth and other abnormalities....more »
    260. Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by early-onset diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, serious insulin resistance, high blood triglycerides and fatty liver. Type 1 is distinguished from type 2 by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 1 is caused by a ...more »
    261. Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by early-onset diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, serious insulin resistance, high blood triglycerides and fatty liver. Type 2 is distinguished from type 2 by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 2 is caused by a ...more »
    262. Berylliosis
     A condition that results from inhalation of beryllium in to form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected and the affects can occur immediately or after long term exposure....more »
    263. Beta Thalassemia trait
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the hemoglobin is abnormally synthesized. Beta Thalassemia trait involves de...more »
    264. Beta ketothiolase deficiency
     A rare inherited disease characterized by the bodies inability to metabolise certain amino acids and products of the breakdown of fat. Harmful levels of organic acids build up in the body and cause ketoacidic attacks....more »
    265. Beta thalassemia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Beta thalassemia involves defects in one or more of the two genes required to make each ? p...more »
    266. Beta-Glutamylcysteine synthetase deficiency
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where deficiency of the enzyme called Beta-Glutamylcysteine synthetase impairs the body's ability to metabolize sulfur-containing amino acids....more »
    267. Betamethasone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Betamethasone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    268. Bicarbonate deficit
     A condition caused by excessive organic or inorganic acids in the body. The excess may be due to abnormally high acid production such as occurs during fever and starvation or may occur as a result of excessive acid intake, acid retention or loss of bases....more »
    269. Bile plug syndrome
     A rare condition where thick bile in infants causes blockage of the bile ducts which can result in jaundice, enlarged liver and anemia....more »
    270. Bindewald-Ulmer-Muller syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a heart defect, and mental and growth retardation....more »
    271. Bing-Neel syndrome
     A rare disorder involving infiltration of the central nervous system by abnormal leukemia-like cells (lymphoplasmocytoid cells) that occur in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. The abnormality increases blood viscosity which impairs its circulation through ...more »
    272. Binswanger Disease
     Multi-infarct dementia, caused by damage to deep white matter....more »
    273. Binswanger's Disease
     A type of senile dementia characterized by chronic cerebrovascular disease....more »
    274. Bint Al Zahab-induced lead poisoning
     Bint Al Zahab is a folk remedy used by various ethnic groups (e.g. Indians, Saudi Arabians) to treat infant colic and to facilitate the passage of meconium in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high ...more »
    275. Biotinidase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes....more »
    276. Biotinidase deficiency, late onset
     A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of deficiency. Severe cases can result in metaboli...more »
    277. 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 »
    278. Birth Injury
     An injury to the mother caused by childbirth...more »
    279. 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 »
    280. 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 »
    281. Blethen-Wenick-Hawkins syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, skeletal abnormalities and reduced pituitary gland functioning....more »
    282. Blue baby
     Any baby born with blueness...more »
    283. Blue rubber bleb nevus
     A very rare congenital vascular disorder characterized by multiple hemangiomas on the skin and internal organs....more »
    284. Blueberry muffin syndrome
     A manifestation of fetal rubella infection. The newborn has purplish or bluish skin lesions or bumps as well as thrombocytopenia. The skin usually clears within 6 weeks....more »
    285. Bokhoor-induced lead poisoning
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure...more »
    286. Bolivian hemorrhagic fever
     An infectious disease that occurs in Bolivia and is caused by the Machupo virus. Transmission can occur through contact with infected rodent (Calomys callosus) droppings. The incubation period lasts from one to two weeks....more »
    287. Bone and cartilage tumors
     Any tumors affecting the bones or cartilage, including both cancerous and benign tumors....more »
    288. Bone cancer
     Malignancy that occurs in the bone...more »
    289. Bone marrow failure -- neurologic abnormalities
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of bone marrow failure and neurological abnormalities....more »
    290. Bone-Marrow failure syndromes
     A disorder where the bone marrow fails to produce enough new blood cells....more »
    291. 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 »
    292. Bothriocephalosis
     Infection with an intestinal parasite. The parasite is a fish tapeworm called Diphyllobothrium latum. Human infection is caused by eating undercooked contaminated fish....more »
    293. Brain conditions
     Medical conditions that affect the brain...more »
    294. Brainerd diarrhea
     Diarrheal condition of unknown cause....more »
    295. Broad bean poisoning
     The broad bean is a vine which produces pea-like flowers and long, seed-filled pods. The seeds can be very toxic and can result in death if eaten. This toxic reaction only occurs to certain susceptible people who are unable to process certain chemicals in...more »
    296. Bronchiectasis
     Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages....more »
    297. Bronchiolitis
     Inflammation of the bronchioles....more »
    298. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
     A rare form of infant lung disease that usually occurs as a complication of ventilator use in premature babies....more »
    299. Brown Recluse spider poisoning
     The Brown Recluse spider is poisonous and is found mainly in southern and central areas of the US....more »
    300. 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 »
    301. Brown-Sequard Syndrome
     A disorder where spinal cord compression and lesions involve only half of the spinal cord....more »
    302. Brucellosis
     An infectious disease caused by the Brucella genus which is transmitted from animals to humans....more »
    303. Bruch's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    304. 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 »
    305. Bufotenine poisoning
     The skin glands of certain toads (Cane toad and Colorado river toad) contain a poison called bufotoxin....more »
    306. Bulimia nervosa
     Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting)....more »
    307. Bullis fever syndrome
     A disease transmitted through tick bites (Ambylomma americanum). Symptoms include fever, rash and headache. The disease was first observed in soldiers training at Camp Bullis in America....more »
    308. Bunyavirus
     Virus of the family bunyaviridae....more »
    309. Burnett-Schwartz-Berberian syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by an inflammatory facial skin disorder and various congenital anomalies....more »
    310. Busulfan toxicity syndrome
     Symptoms caused by the use of a chemotherapy drug called Busulfan....more »
    311. Bébé Collodion syndrome
     A rare birth abnormality where an infant is born covered in a tight, yellow, shiny membrane. The membrane peels off and may reform several times. As the membrane dries it can leave crack which can result in infection, dehydration or inability to control b...more »
    312. CDG syndrome (generic term)
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. The main symptom in all the disorders is psychomotor ...more »
    313. CDG syndrome type 1B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1B has a phosphomannose isomerase enzyme defect....more »
    314. CML-Like Syndrome, Familial
     A very rare condition characterized by symptom similar to myelocytic leukemia that develop during infancy. The condition can result in death during the first years of life....more »
    315. CMV antenatal infection
     A rare condition where a fetus becomes infected with the cytomegalovirus through the mother....more »
    316. COPD
     Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema....more »
    317. Callistin shellfish poisoning
     The Callistin shellfish (Japanese Callista) is found primarily in Japan. Eating the whole shellfish can cause poisoning symptoms in humans. It is believed that the ovaries contain high levels of choline during spawning season which makes them toxic to hum...more »
    318. Campylobacter fetus infection
     Campylobacter fetus is a food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. The bacteria are opportunistic and mainly affect debilitated patients but can also occur in healthy patients. Abortion due to blood infection in the fe...more »
    319. Campylobacter food poisoning
     Common bacterial infection usually from chicken....more »
    320. 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 »
    321. Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2
     A rare disorder (described in two patients) which has similar symptoms to the genetic condition called Camurati Engelmann disease but the genetic defect responsible for type 1 is not present in type 2. Type 2 has additional bone abnormalities which were n...more »
    322. Carbamate insecticide poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of carbamate insecticide drugs....more »
    323. Carbamoyl-phosphate synthase 1 deficiency
     A very rare inherited urea cycle disorder where the lack of the enzyme carbamoyl phosphate synthetase prevents ammonia from being turned into urea and being excreted in the urine. Excess ammonia builds up in the body which can cause serious complications ...more »
    324. Carbohydrate deficiency glycoprotein syndrome type II
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 2 is caused by a genetic defect which involves t...more »
    325. Carcinoid syndrome
     Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality....more »
    326. Cardiac malformation
     Any malformation or structural defect of the heart or it's structures. Some examples include atrioventricular septal defect, conotruncal malformations, transposition of great vessels and heart valve dysplasia. The symptoms vary in nature and severity depe...more »
    327. Cardiomyopathy -- hypotonia -- lactic acidosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by heart muscle disease, reduced muscle tone and lactic acidosis from birth....more »
    328. Cardiomyopathy -- spherocytosis
     A rare disorder characterized by the association of spherocytosis with heart muscle disease. Spherocytosis is a red blood cell disorder where the red blood cells have abnormal membranes which gives them a spherical shape and makes them weak resulting in t...more »
    329. Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase I Deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1) prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy....more »
    330. Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase II Deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1) prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a slight...more »
    331. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1 deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase I) prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy....more »
    332. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase 2 deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase) which prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a sl...more »
    333. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase II deficiency, infantile hepatocardiomuscular type
     A very rare metabolic disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (CPT II) prevents muscle fats being converted to energy. The infantile form of this disease affects the muscles and the liver and heart....more »
    334. Carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency
     A very rare inherited deficiency of a particular enzyme (Carnitine palmitoyl transferase) which prevents fatty acids being transported to the part of the cell that converts it to energy. There are two main subtypes of the disorder with each involving a sl...more »
    335. Carnitine transporter deficiency
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine caused by the impaired ability of the carnitine transporter protein to carry the carnitine to where it is needed. Instead the carnitine is excreted through the urine. Fasting or illness can trigger a severe attack....more »
    336. Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where long-chain fatty acids can't be metabolized properly because the compound needed to transport it is faulty. Ultimately this prevents certain fats (long-chain acylcarnitine) being converted to energy and resul...more »
    337. Caroli Disease
     A rare disorder where the bile ducts inside the liver become enlarged resulting in infection, irritation and gallstone formation....more »
    338. Cast syndrome
     Obstruction of the third part of the duodenum by an artery following the use of a body plaster cast or a Bradford frame....more »
    339. Cat scratch disease
     An infectious disease transmitted through a cat's bite, scratch or lick and resulting primarily in lymph node pain and swelling. The condition can be mild or severe....more »
    340. Cataract and cardiomyopathy
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of congenital cataracts, heart muscle disease, lactic acidosis and skeletal muscle disease. The disorder involves the abnormal storage of lipids and glycogen in the skeletal and heart muscles. The cataracts...more »
    341. Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome
     A very rare disorder where the blood clotting system becomes dysfunctional and clots too easily due to the abnormal presence of antphospholipid antibodies. It results in blood flow blockages to various body organs. It is possible that the condition has au...more »
    342. Caterpillar complication poisoning
     The spines on certain caterpillars can cause a skin reaction as well as systemic symptoms if ingested. The nature of the symptoms vary depending on the species of caterpillar involved. Some only produce skin reactions whereas others can produce systemic s...more »
    343. Cebagin-induced lead poisoning
     Cebagin is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk r...more »
    344. Celexa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Celexa (an antidepressant) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the l...more »
    345. Celiac Disease
     Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet....more »
    346. Celiac disease -- epilepsy -- occipital calcifications
     A rare syndrome characterized by celiac disease and epilepsy with brain calcifications....more »
    347. 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 »
    348. 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 »
    349. 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 »
    350. 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 »
    351. 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 »
    352. 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 »
    353. 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 »
    354. 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 »
    355. 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 »
    356. 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 »
    357. 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 »
    358. 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 »
    359. 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 »
    360. Cephalothoracic progressive lipodystrophy
     A rare acquired disorder that involves adipose tissue abnormalities and is characterized by loss of adipose tissue mainly in the trunk and arms....more »
    361. Cercarial dermatitis
     A short-lived rash that occurs as an allergic reaction to larval (cercariae) infection of the skin. These particular parasites use birds and animals as their first hosts. Larval eggs are excreted in the faeces and when they land in water, they hatch into ...more »
    362. Chagas disease
     A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system....more »
    363. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation, recurrent infection and neurological disorders....more »
    364. Chediak-Higashi like syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    365. Chemical pneumonia
     Lung inflammation from inhaled chemicals...more »
    366. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine
     1,1-Dimethylhydrazine is a chemical used mainly in jet fuel and rocket fuel, plant growth agent, photography and various other industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    367. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dichloropropene
     1,3-Dichloropropene is a chemical used in solvents and soil fumigants for nematode control. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    368. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
     1,3-Dinitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in explosives. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin and cause systemic symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    369. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene
     2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly as an explosive agent and in the production of dyes and photographic chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    370. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4-Dinitrotoluene
     2,4-Dinitrotoluene is a chemical used the production of explosives, vehicle air bags and polyurethane polymers. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    371. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxyacetic Acid
     2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxyacetic Acid is a chemical mainly used as a herbicide for field crops and turf. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    372. Chemical poisoning -- 4,4-Methylenebis
     4,4-Methylenebis is a chemical used in the manufacture of epoxy resins, belt drives, gun mounts, shoe laces and various other manufactured goods. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    373. Chemical poisoning -- 4-Aminopyridine
     4-Aminopyridine is a pesticide used mainly to control bird pests. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    374. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylene Tetrabromide
     Acetylene Tetrabromide is a chemical used mainly in mineral separation and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    375. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylsalicylic Acid
     Acetylsalicylic Acid is also known as aspirin and is primarily used to relieve pain, fever and inflammation. Excessive exposure to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    376. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylonitrile
     Acrylonitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of acrylic and modacrylic fibers but also in the production of certain plastics, nylon dyes, drugs and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    377. Chemical poisoning -- Adiponitrile
     Adiponitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of hexamethylene diamine which in turn is used mainly to produce nylon. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    378. Chemical poisoning -- Agrocide
     Agrocide is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice as well as other agricultural insect pests. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to...more »
    379. Chemical poisoning -- Agronexit
     Agronexit is a chemical insecticide used mainly as an agricultural insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sympto...more »
    380. 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 »
    381. Chemical poisoning -- Amitraz
     Amitraz is a chemical used mainly as a topical parasitic preventative in livestock and fruit trees. It is also used as an insect repellant and a prevention of mite infestation. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of sy...more »
    382. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonia
     Ammonia is a chemical used mainly in household cleaning products and bleach. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    383. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Bifluoride
     Ammonium Bifluoride is a chemical used wheel cleaners, herbicides and in the manufacture of magnesium. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    384. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Chloride
     Ammonium Chloride is a chemical used as a medical agent for conditions such as metabolic acidosis, in deodorizer cleaners and also used in industry in fertilizers, electroplating, galvanizing, soldering and in deodorizer cleaners. The type and severity of...more »
    385. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Nitrate
     Ammonium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in explosives, fireworks and fertilizers. 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 na...more »
    386. Chemical poisoning -- Aniline
     Aniline is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of perfumes, varnishes, resins, dyes, paint removers, herbicides, fungicides, explosives, solvents and photographic chemicals. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    387. Chemical poisoning -- Anisidine (o,p-Isomers)
     Anisidine (o,p-Isomers)is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    388. Chemical poisoning -- Antifreeze
     Antifreeze is used in vehicles to prevent freezing or boiling over of the cooling system. The chemicals (methanol, ethylene and propylene glycol) in the antifreeze can cause severe poisoning symptoms if ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    389. Chemical poisoning -- Antu
     Antu is used as a rodenticide. 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 »
    390. Chemical poisoning -- Aparasin
     Aparasin Aparasin. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    391. Chemical poisoning -- Aphtiria
     Aphtiria is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    392. 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 »
    393. Chemical poisoning -- Ben-Hex
     Ben-Hex is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    394. Chemical poisoning -- Benhexol
     Benhexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    395. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene
     Benzene is a chemical used mainly in gasoline fuel and as an industrial solvent. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    396. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene hexachloride
     Benzene hexachloride is a chemical insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sym...more »
    397. Chemical poisoning -- Benzidine
     Benzidine is a chemical used mainly in the production of azo dyes for such products as leather, paper and textiles. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    398. Chemical poisoning -- Bexol
     Bexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The ...more »
    399. Chemical poisoning -- Borates
     Borate is a chemical used in a wide variety of products - herbicides, paints, insecticides, rodenticides and various personal products such as skin creams, toothpastes and powders. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. ...more »
    400. 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 »
    401. Chemical poisoning -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is a chemical used mainly in batteries, solder, amalgams, cigarettes, PVC pigments and phosphate fertilizer production. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    402. Chemical poisoning -- Captafol
     Captafol is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    403. 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 »
    404. Chemical poisoning -- Chloralose
     Chloralose is a chemical used mainly in poisons for rodents and crows . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    405. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorate salts
     Chlorate salt is a chemical used mainly in herbicides and in the manufacture of matches and explosives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    406. Chemical poisoning -- Chloresene
     Chloresene is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    407. 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 »
    408. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine Dioxide
     Chlorine dioxide is a chemical used mainly in water treatment and disinfectant for various processing operations. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    409. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorobenzene
     Chlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a solvent and in the production of various other chemicals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    410. Chemical poisoning -- Chloromethane
     Chloromethane is a chemical used mainly in the production of silicones as well as agricultural chemicals, butyl rubber and other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through t...more »
    411. 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 »
    412. Chemical poisoning -- Chromium
     Chromium is a chemical used mainly as an alloy in manufactured steel goods, anti-corrosive plating and also has industrial applications . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    413. 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 »
    414. 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 »
    415. 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 »
    416. 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 »
    417. 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 »
    418. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol
     Diethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in coolants, manufacture of plastic products and resins as well as other uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    419. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether
     Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether is a chemical used in a variety of applications: cleaning agents, solvent, manufacture of dyes, rubber, soap and printing products . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    420. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrocresol
     Dinitrocresol is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide and fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    421. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrophenol
     Dinitrophenol is a chemical that has various applications: herbicide, pesticide, fungicide, acaricide, manufacture of dyes and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    422. 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 »
    423. 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 »
    424. Chemical poisoning -- Endosulfan
     Endosulfan is a chemical used mainly as a crop pesticide and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    425. Chemical poisoning -- Endothall
     Endothall is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide and rodenticide but it is rarely used today. 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 »
    426. Chemical poisoning -- Epichlorohydrin
     Epichlorohydrin is a chemical used for a variety of applications - epoxy production, insecticides, solvent and agricultural chemical. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the sk...more »
    427. 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 »
    428. 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 »
    429. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate
     Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of commercial dynamite and blasting gelatin. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    430. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Oxide
     Ethylene oxide is a chemical used mainly in detergents, plasticizers, fumigants, inks, cosmetics and brake fluid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    431. 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 »
    432. 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 »
    433. Chemical poisoning -- Glufosinate
     Glufosinate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    434. Chemical poisoning -- Glycol Ether
     Glycol Ether is a chemical used mainly in nail polish removers, products to treat leather, anti-icing agents and as an industrial solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    435. Chemical poisoning -- Glyphosate
     Glyphosate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    436. Chemical poisoning -- HCH-gamma
     HCH-gamma is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    437. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma)
     Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma) is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    438. Chemical poisoning -- Imazapyr
     Imazapyr is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    439. Chemical poisoning -- Isopropyl Alcohol
     Isopropyl Alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a rubbing alcohol and also in perfumes, paint thinners, disinfectants, cleaners and fuels. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    440. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-4
     Jet Fuel-4 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    441. Chemical poisoning -- Lewisite
     Lewisite is a very poisonous gas which has the potential to be used in chemical warfare due to its deadly effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount o...more »
    442. Chemical poisoning -- Lindane
     Lindane is a chemical used mainly as an agricultural insecticide but also as a treatment of lice and scabies infestations. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    443. Chemical poisoning -- Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
     Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is a hallucinogenic drug which is often misused. 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 t...more »
    444. 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 »
    445. Chemical poisoning -- Metaldehyde
     Metaldehyde is a chemical used mainly as a molluscicide, in heating fuel and in fire lighters. 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 »
    446. Chemical poisoning -- Methanol
     Methanol is a chemical used mainly in fuel, paint removers, solvent, antifreeze and in the production process of many other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    447. 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 »
    448. 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 »
    449. 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 »
    450. Chemical poisoning -- Mineral-Based Crankcase Oil
     Mineral-Based Crankcase Oil is a chemical used mainly as a fuel . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    451. Chemical poisoning -- Monosodium Methanarsenate
     Monosodium Methanarsenate is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide or 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...more »
    452. Chemical poisoning -- Mouth Wash
     Mouth wash contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    453. Chemical poisoning -- N,N-Dimethyl-P-Toluidine
     N,N-Dimethyl-P-Toluidine is a chemical used mainly in artificial nail solutions. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    454. Chemical poisoning -- Naphthalene
     Naphthalene is a chemical used mainly as a moth repellant, toilet deodorizer and the manufacture of other chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    455. Chemical poisoning -- Nickel Carbonyl
     Nickel Carbonyl is a chemical used mainly in petroleum and rubber production and in electroplating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    456. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrates
     Nitrates are chemicals used mainly in explosives and ammunitions but are also an ingredient in cold packs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemic...more »
    457. Chemical poisoning -- Nitric Acid
     Nitric Acid is a chemical used mainly as a cleaning agent for food and dairy equipment, in explosives, metal etching, in liquid fuel rockets and as a laboratory reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type an...more »
    458. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrites
     Nitrite is a chemical used in many applications: manufacture of dyes, fabric manufacture, corrosive inhibitors, photography and cyanide antidote kits. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sympt...more »
    459. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrobenzene
     Nitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in floor polish, shoe dyes, soaps and the production of other chemicals such as cellulose ether and acetaminophen. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can caus...more »
    460. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroethane
     Nitroethane is a chemical used mainly as in industrial solvent, fuel additive, propellant, manufacture of pharmaceutical products and in artificial nail removers . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    461. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroglycerin
     Nitroglycerin is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of explosives, dynamite, rocket propellant and smokeless powders. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The t...more »
    462. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol
     Nitrophenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of dyes and pigments and also in fungicides and laboratory chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    463. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol Urea
     Nitrophenol Urea is a pesticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    464. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrotoluene
     Nitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications for the production of things such as agricultural chemicals, explosives, rubber chemicals, sulfur dyes and azo dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms...more »
    465. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrous Oxide
     Nitrous Oxide is a chemical used mainly as rocket fuel, foaming agent and as an anesthetic. 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 »
    466. Chemical poisoning -- Para-Dichlorobenzene
     Para-Dichlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide, mold and mildew preventer, moth repellent and toilet deodorant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    467. Chemical poisoning -- Paraphenylenediamine
     Paraphenylenediamine is a chemical used mainly in photographic developing solutions, hair dye, photocopying and printing ink, black rubber, grease, temporary tattoos and car cosmetics. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exp...more »
    468. 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 »
    469. Chemical poisoning -- Pepper Spray
     Pepper Spray is a chemical used mainly in riot control. 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 »
    470. Chemical poisoning -- Petroleum Distillates -- Naphtha
     Petroleum Distillates - Naphtha is a chemical used mainly in . 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 »
    471. Chemical poisoning -- Phenol
     Phenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of fertilizer, explosives, rubber, paint, paint remover, perfumes, asbestos products, wood preservatives, resins, textiles, pharmaceuticals and drugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    472. 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 »
    473. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphine
     Phosphine is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    474. 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 »
    475. Chemical poisoning -- Polyethylene Glycol -- Low Molecular Weight
     Low molecular weight polyethylene glycol is a chemical used mainly in hair products, cosmetics, topical medications and in Lava lamps. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    476. 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 »
    477. Chemical poisoning -- Propane
     Propane is a chemical used mainly in fuels 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 nature of the exposure....more »
    478. 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 »
    479. Chemical poisoning -- Propylene Glycol Dinitrate
     Propylene Glycol Dinitrate is a chemical used mainly as a propellant or occasionally in explosives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    480. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrimidifen
     Pyrimidifen is a chemical used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    481. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium
     Selenium is a chemical element used mainly as an industrial catalyst, in glass and ceramic manufacturing, as an animal feed additive, in photography and in the electronics industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    482. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Oleate
     Sodium Oleate is a chemical used mainly in insecticides. 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 »
    483. Chemical poisoning -- Strychnine
     Strychnine is used as a rodenticide. 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 »
    484. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfur Dioxide
     Sulfur Dioxide is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant, food preservative, fumigant, antioxidant and in the manufacture of some cements. It is also found as an air pollutant associated with smelters. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    485. 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 »
    486. 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 »
    487. Chemical poisoning -- Thallium
     Thallium is an element used for such things as electronic devices, selenium rectifiers, gamma radiation detection apparatus, transmission equipment and infrared radiation detection. It is also used as a catalyst in various manufacturing processes. Ingesti...more »
    488. Chemical poisoning -- Thioglycolic Acid
     Thioglycolic Acid is a chemical used mainly in leather processing and in the production of hair straightening solutions, hair removal products, polyvinyl chloride, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and in metal detection reactions. Ingestion and other exposu...more »
    489. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene
     Toluene is a chemical used mainly in pesticides, degreasers, glues and pain removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    490. 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 »
    491. Chemical poisoning -- Triethylene Glycol
     Triethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in brake fluid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    492. Chemical poisoning -- Tungsten
     Tungsten is an element used mainly in light bulb filaments, X-ray tubes, electrodes, superalloys, heating elements and various other high temperature uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    493. Chemical poisoning -- Uranium
     Uranium is an element used mainly in commercial nuclear power plants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    494. Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Choride
     Vinyl Choride is an intermediate chemical used in the manufacturing process of a variety of products: polyvinyl chloride, pipes, wire coverings, vehicle plastics, rubber, paper, furniture and glass. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    495. Chemical poisoning -- White Phosphorus
     White Phosphorus is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, water treatment, rodenticides and insecticides (for cockroaches). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    496. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-HccH
     Gamma-HccH is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    497. Chemical poisoning -- m-Anisidine
     o-Anisidine is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    498. Chemical poisoning -- o-Anisidine
     o-Anisidine is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    499. Chemical poisoning -- p-Anisidine
     p-Anisidine is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    500. 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 »
    501. 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 »
    502. Chicken soup poisoning
     The consumption of excessive amounts of chicken soup can result in serious symptoms due to very high salt levels in the body. Children and the elderly are more likely to be affected by the high salt levels of chicken soup however the condition is rarely s...more »
    503. 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 »
    504. Cholera
     An acute bacterial disease transmitted through food or water contaminated with human faeces. The intestinal infection is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae....more »
    505. Cholestatic jaundice -renal tubular insufficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized by liver and kidney problems....more »
    506. Cholesterol pneumonia
     Lung inflammation caused by cholesterol....more »
    507. Choriocarcinoma, infantile
     A rare malignant cancer that originates in the placenta. It is an aggressive cancer which generally results in infant death....more »
    508. Christian-Demyer-Franken syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    509. Chromosome 11, Partial Monosomy 11q
     A very rare chromosomal disorder involving the absence of a portion of chromosome 11q. The range and severity of symptoms is determined by the size of the portion that is deleted....more »
    510. Chromosome 11, deletion 11p
     A syndrome that is caused by the deletion of short arm (p) of chromosome 11. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    511. Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of the deleted genetic m...more »
    512. Chromosome 13q deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of the deleted genetic m...more »
    513. Chromosome 14 uniparental disomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where two homologues are obtained from one parent....more »
    514. Chromosome 15q triplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of a part of the long arm of chromosome 15 resulting in various anomalies....more »
    515. Chromosome 15q, deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 15....more »
    516. Chromosome 21q, partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm of chromosome 21 is deleted....more »
    517. Chromosome 22 trisomy mosaic
     A rare chromosomal disorder where three copies of chromosome 22 are present in some of the body's cells instead of the normal two. Severity of symptoms is determined by how many cells have the extra chromosomal material....more »
    518. Chromosome 22, trisomy
     A very rare disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 22 in all the body cells. The condition is usually fatal soon after birth or during the fetal stage....more »
    519. Chromosome 22q deletion
     A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 22 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients....more »
    520. Chromosome 22q11 Deletion Spectrum
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a small piece of genetic material is missing from chromosome 22 at the q11 location....more »
    521. Chromosome 3, trisomy 3p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 3 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two....more »
    522. Chromosome 6, trisomy 6q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    523. Chromosome 6q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    524. Chromosome 8, monosomy 8q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted....more »
    525. Chromosome 8, mosaic trisomy
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 8 in some of the body's cells. Some cases with this chromosomal abnormality have no clinical symptoms. The presence of abnormalities in some cases is dependent on which body cells...more »
    526. Chromosome 8p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in three copies instead of two. The type and severity of symptoms depends on the location and length of genetic material duplicated....more »
    527. Chronic Bronchitis
     Chronic bronchitis is a chronic inflammation of the bronchi (medium-size airways) in the lungs....more »
    528. Chronic Chemical poisoning -- Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha
     Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha is an ingredient used in certain pesticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acut...more »
    529. Chronic Granulomatous Disease
     A very rare inherited blood disorder where certain cells involved with immunity (phagocytes) are unable to destroy bacteria and hence the patient suffers repeated bacterial infections....more »
    530. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    531. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    532. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 2
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    533. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 3
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    534. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 4
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    535. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased su...more »
    536. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disease, Unclassified
     A form of blood disorder characterized by the abnormal proliferation of myeloid precursors in the bone marrow. This category refers to cases of myeloproliferative disease which don't fit into any of the other specific type of myelproliferative diseases....more »
    537. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
     A group of blood cancers where excessive numbers of blood cells are made by overactive or cancerous bone marrow. The number of excess blood cells tends to grow slowly. Examples of such disorders includes chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera and...more »
    538. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils....more »
    539. Chronic adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    540. Chronic berylliosis
     A condition that results from long term exposure to beryllium in the form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected....more »
    541. Chronic interstitial nephritis
    542. Chronic kidney failure
     Gradual failure of the kidneys over a period of time...more »
    543. Chronic leukemia
     Leukemia in which the cell line is well differentiated, usually B lymphocytes....more »
    544. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    545. Chronic lower respiratory diseases
     General term for various chronic respiratory diseases including COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis...more »
    546. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body....more »
    547. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of certain blood cells - myelocytes and monocytes. The proliferation is slower than in acute forms of the disease....more »
    548. Chronic pneumonitis of infancy
     A rare form of interstitial lung disease that occurs in infants. Death is common even if treatment is delivered....more »
    549. Chronic pyelonephritis
     Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure....more »
    550. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    551. Chronic respiratory conditions
     Chronic disorders of the respiratory (breathing) systems, such as COPD, emphysema, and others....more »
    552. Chuifong tokuwan-induced lead poisoning
     Chuifong tokuwan is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to arthritis and other pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use...more »
    553. Churg-Strauss Syndrome
     A condition characterized by blood vessel inflammation that occurs throughout the body....more »
    554. Circulatory disorder
     Disease affecting circulation of blood...more »
    555. Circulatory system conditions
     Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system....more »
    556. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    557. Cirrhosis of the liver
     Scarring of the liver from alcohol or other causes....more »
    558. Citrullinemia I
     A very rare urea cycle disorder where a lack of the enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase prevents ammonia being turned into urea which can then be excreted in the urine. The build up of ammonia in the body can cause harmful effects. The neonatal form of ci...more »
    559. Citrullinemia I, later-onset
     A very rare urea cycle disorder where a lack of the enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase prevents ammonia being turned into urea which can then be excreted in the urine. The build up of ammonia in the body can cause harmful effects. The later-onset form of...more »
    560. Citrullinemia II
     A very rare urea cycle disorder involving a deficiency of the transport compound called Citrin. Citrin transports aspartate to where the enzyme argininosuccinic acid synthase can combine it with citrulline to make argininosuccinic acid. The deficiency pre...more »
    561. Classic Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis
     A condition which is characterized by the formation of an acidosis due to a problem with the renal distal tubule...more »
    562. 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 »
    563. Cleft lip palate pituitary deficiency
     A very rare disorder characterized by a cleft lip and palate as well as deficient pituitary gland activity which affects hormone levels. The clefts and the pituitary abnormality are considered to be midline defects....more »
    564. Clomipramine Toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    565. Clonorchiasis
     Infection with the Chinese liver fluke called Clonchorchis sinensis. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated fish and crayfish. The infection primarily affects the liver as the flukes tend to occupy the biliary ducts of the liver. Recurring ...more »
    566. Clostridium perfringens food poisoning
     Common type of food poisoning....more »
    567. Clotting disorders
     Disorder with excessive clotting...more »
    568. Cluster headache
     Headache that occurs periodically, with active periods interrupted by spontaneous remissions....more »
    569. Coal worker's pneumoconiosis
     A lung disease caused by breathing in coal dust. The condition is generally associated with employees in the coal industry. Symptoms usually resolve when exposure to coal dust stops....more »
    570. Cobalt-induced myocardial injury
     Exposure to cobalt has the potential to cause damage to the heart muscle. Severe damage can result in chronic heart problems or even death in severe cases. Cobalt exposure is most likely to occur in an occupational setting....more »
    571. Cocaine fetopathy
     Cocaine use during pregnancy resulting in various birth defects and other abnormalities....more »
    572. Cocaine overdose
     Cocaine is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    573. Codeine overdose
     Codeine is a prescription drug mainly used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    574. Codeine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Codeine use is discontinued or reduced. Codeine is a sedative pain-killer. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    575. Coenzyme Q cytochrome c reductase deficiency of
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (CoQ-Cytochrome C reductase) disrupts cellular processes. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severity may vary. The deficien...more »
    576. Colchicine poisoning
     Ingestion of toxic quantities of colchicines. Colchicine is primarily used as a medicinal theapy for conditions such as gout and familial Mediterranean fever, scleroderma, secondary amyloidosis and pericarditis. The chemical is a natural chemical found in...more »
    577. Colchicine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    578. Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The red cells are destroyed at an abnormally rapid rate which leads to anemia. Cold haemolytic ane...more »
    579. Cold agglutination syndrome
     A rare disorder where abnormal blood proteins called cold agglutinins cause red blood cells to form clumps and die. The process is triggered by exposure to cold temperatures. A small number of cold agglutinins is normal but larger numbers can cause proble...more »
    580. Cold antibody hemolytic anemia
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 30°C or lower....more »
    581. Colibacillosis
     Infection with a bacteria called Escherichia coli. Infection can cause severe diarrhea or septicemia. The bacteria can also produce toxins which can affect other parts of the body also. Infections can occur anywhere in the world but some developing countr...more »
    582. Collagen type III glomerulopathy
     A rare progressive form of kidney disease characterized by the abnormal deposits of type III collagen in the kidneys. The severity and rate of progression of the condition is variable....more »
    583. 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 »
    584. Colon Cancer, Familial
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    585. Colonic volvulus
     Twisting of the colon....more »
    586. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 1
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    587. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 10
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    588. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 11
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    589. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 2
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    590. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 3
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    591. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    592. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 5
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    593. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 6
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    594. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 7
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    595. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 8
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    596. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 9
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    597. Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    598. Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, recessive
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    599. Colorectal cancer
     Cancer of the colon (bowel) or rectum....more »
    600. Comly syndrome
     High blood levels of methemoglobin due to drinking water from wells which have a high nitrate concentration. It is most often seen in babies who have their formula made up using well water. The disorder may also occur in infants who are fed high nitrat fo...more »
    601. Common Variable Immunodeficiency
     An immunodeficiency disorder involving low blood gamma globulin levels which results in an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition may be inherited or can be caused by certain drugs (levamisole, hydantoin and carbamazepine)....more »
    602. Complement component deficiency
     Complement components are a part of the immune defense system involved in destroying and removing invading pathogens such as bacteria. A deficiency of the complement components can affect the ability of the body's immune system to function properly. The d...more »
    603. Complement receptor deficiency
     Complement receptors are a part of the immune defense system and they initiate the process of destroying and removing invading pathogens. A deficiency of complement receptors thus affects the immune system. It may be inherited or be associated with autoim...more »
    604. Complex 1 mitochondrial respiratory chain deficiency
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (NADH CoQ) disrupts cellular processes and causes various organic acid disorders. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severit...more »
    605. Complex 5 mitochondrial respiratory chain deficiency
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (ATP synthetase) disrupts cellular processes. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severity may vary. The deficiency may resul...more »
    606. Congenital Malabsorptive Diarrhea, 4
     A congenital condition characterized by diarrhea and malabsorption resulting form a reduced number of enteroendocrine cells. Enteroendocrine cells are found mainly in the pancreas but also in the gastrointestinal tract and they produce various hormones ne...more »
    607. Congenital Toxoplasmosis
     Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis....more »
    608. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    609. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- non-classical form
     A late onset form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where insufficient adrenal corticosteroids are produced by the body due to the deficiency of a particular chemical. The severity of symptoms varies from person to person and onset may occur as early as c...more »
    610. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in males
     A group of disorder that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids. The simple virilizing form involves a moderate deficiency of 21-hydroxylase and differs in its effects on males and females....more »
    611. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- sodium-wasting form
     A group of disorder that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids - a severe deficiency of 21-hydroxylase causing salt-wasting which is potentially fatal....more »
    612. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 17-alpha-hydroxylase deficiency
     A rare genetic condition involving deficiency of 17-alpha-hydroxylase which impairs androgen production by the testes and estrogen production by the ovaries. This results in lack of development of secondary sexual characteristics and hypertension as well ...more »
    613. Congenital arteriovenous shunt
     A rare birth defect involving the abnormal passage of blood between arteries and veins. The range and severity of symptoms is determined by the number, size and location of the arteries and veins involved....more »
    614. Congenital cardiovascular malformations
     The abnormal development of heart blood vessels. Specific examples of this condition includes hypoplastic left heart syndrome, coarctation and tricuspid atresia....more »
    615. Congenital chloride diarrhea
     A rare birth disorder where the intestines don't absorb electrolytes properly (especially chloride) which leads to electrolyte imbalance which is potentially fatal if untreated. Symptoms often start while the infant is still inside the womb....more »
    616. Congenital cytomegalovirus
     Fetal infection with cytomegalovirus....more »
    617. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
     A rare condition where an infant is born with an opening in the diaphragm which allows some of the abdominal organs to move into the chest cavity and cause problems....more »
    618. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1/IIX
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type I/IIX refers to cases where the specific abnorma...more »
    619. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1B has a phosphomannose isomerase enzyme defect....more »
    620. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1H
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ih is caused by a defect on chromosome 11pter-p1...more »
    621. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1X
     Congenital disorder of glycosylation is a rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1X also involves thrombocytopenia with normal levels of phospho...more »
    622. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2C
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 2c is caused by a defect on chromosome 11p11.2 a...more »
    623. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2F
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type IIf is caused by a defect on chromosome 6q25.16q...more »
    624. Congenital heart defects
     Heart defects that a baby is born with....more »
    625. Congenital heart septum defect
     A heart defect involving the septum which is present at birth. The defect is a hole in the wall of the heart that separates the right and left chambers and allows blood to flow through the hole. An atrial septal defect is a hole between the two upper hear...more »
    626. Congenital lactase deficiency
     A congenital metabolic disorder where a deficiency of an enzyme called lactase impairs the body's ability to digest milk and other products that contain lactose. Symptoms tend to occur soon after consuming such products. The severity of symptoms depends o...more »
    627. Congenital megalo-ureter
     A birth defect where the ureter is abnormally dilated due to a structural obstruction of the end portion of the ureter....more »
    628. Congenital mitral malformation
     Malformations of the mitral valve that are present at birth. The mitral valve allows blood to flow between the two chambers on the left side of the heart. Types of mitral malformation are atresia (absent mitral valve), stenosis (narrowed mitral valve) and...more »
    629. Congenital mumps
     Fetal exposure to the mumps virus during pregnancy. From existing evidence, fetal exposure to mumps rarely proves to be a problem although there have been cases of spontaneous abortion and a heart condition called endocardial fibroelastosis. Infection lat...more »
    630. Congenital partial lipodystrophy
     A rare congenital disorder that involves adipose tissue abnormalities and is characterized by loss of adipose tissue mainly in the trunk and limbs....more »
    631. Congenital short bowel
     A rare birth defect where the bowel is abnormally short. A short bowel can impair the body's ability to absorb enough nutrients and hence result in malabsorption....more »
    632. Congenital spherocytic anemia
     Congenital Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of re...more »
    633. Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     A blood disorder present at birth where the membranes of red blood cells are defective which results in them being spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are broken down prematurely by the body which results in anem...more »
    634. Congenital sucrose-isomaltose malabsorption
     A rare disorder where a congenital deficiency of an enzyme (sucrase-isomaltase) prevents the absorption of sucrase and isomaltose consumed in the diet....more »
    635. Congenital syphilis
     Syphilis inherited from mother during pregnancy....more »
    636. Congenital tracheal stenosis
     A rare birth defect where a portion of the trachea is narrowed due to the cartilage rings that make up the trachea forming a complete or almost complete ring....more »
    637. Conn's adenoma
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition may result from the presence of an adrenal adenoma. The severity of the condition is v...more »
    638. 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 »
    639. Conn-Louis Carcinoma
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition results from the presence of an adrenal carcinoma. The severity of the condition is va...more »
    640. Conor's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    641. Conotruncal heart malformations
     A rare group of heart defect involving the outflow tracts. Examples include truncus arteriosus, transposition of great arteries and tetralogy of Fallot. Obviously the symptoms will be determined by which specific defect is involved....more »
    642. Convulsions, benign familial infantile, 3
     An inherited form of seizures that occurs in infancy and early childhood. Symptoms only occur during the seizures. The seizures tend to occur in clusters. Type 3 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q23-q24.3....more »
    643. Convulsions, benign familial infantile, 4
     An inherited form of seizures that occurs in infancy and early childhood. Symptoms only occur during the seizures. The seizures tend to occur in clusters. Type 4 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 1p36.12-p35.1....more »
    644. Copper deficiency, familial benign
     A rare inherited copper deficiency. Copper has many functions in the body including heart function, cholesterol metabolism, brain development, immune defenses, blood supply, glucose metabolism and normal bone development....more »
    645. Copperhead snake poisoning
     The Copperhead snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in parts of North America. The toxicity of the poison varies among species but some species are extremely poisonous and readily result in death if the patient is not treated....more »
    646. Cor Triatriatum
     A rare congenital malformation where the heart has three atria instead of the normal two due to the presence of a separating membrane....more »
    647. Coral snake poisoning
     The Coral snake is a usually brightly colored, poisonous snake found mainly in America and Africa. The toxicity amongst species is variable. They are considered a shy snake and bites are usually the result of deliberate handling. Coral snakes have to bite...more »
    648. Cordyceps-induced lead poisoning
     Cordyceps is a folk remedy by Chinese people to treat high blood pressure, bleeding problems and diabetes. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    649. Coronary arteries -- congenital malformation
     Abnormal coronary arteries present at birth. The coronary artery may be misplaced or deformed and the severity of the defect will determine the type and seriousness of symptoms. Some malformations produce no clinical symptoms whereas others are life-threa...more »
    650. Corticobasal Degeneration
     A rare progressive neurological disorder where parts of the brain deteriorate....more »
    651. Corticosterone Methyloxidase type I Deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where deficiency of a particularly chemical (aldosterone synthase) results in a deficiency of aldosterone. The condition can be severe enough to cause infant death unless the patient is diagnosed and treated....more »
    652. Corticotropin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Corticotropin 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 »
    653. Craniosynostosis Maroteaux Fonfria type
     A rare disorder which is similar to a condition called Apert syndrome but also involves extra fingers and toes. Apert syndrome is characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of the face and head as well as finger and toe abnormalities. The bones of t...more »
    654. Crohn's disease
     Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ...more »
    655. Cronkhite-Canada disease
     A rare condition characterized primarily by polyps in the digestive tract, hair loss and nail problems....more »
    656. Crotalidae snake poisoning
     Crotalids are snakes from the Crotalidae family. This group of snakes includes rattlesnakes which are usually found in America. These snakes are easily identified by the "rattle" at the tip of their tails. The toxicity of the venom can vary among species ...more »
    657. Croup
     Respiratory infection with a characteristic cough...more »
    658. Cryptosporiosis
     Contagious parasitic digestive infection...more »
    659. Cushing syndrome, familial
     A hormonal disorder caused by high levels of the cortisol hormone due to the abnormal development of the adrenal gland....more »
    660. Cushing's disease
    661. Cushing's syndrome
     A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion....more »
    662. Cutaneous photosensitivity colitis, lethal
     A very rare syndrome where extreme sun sensitivity of the skin is associated with difficult to treat diarrhea. Death often occurs during infancy....more »
    663. Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita
     A rare birth disorder where dilated blood vessels on the skin's surface caused discolored patches of skin that has a marbled appearance....more »
    664. Cutler Syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by multisystem disorders including muscle wasting, ataxia, epilepsy, anemia and kidney disease. The kidney disease is most likely present at birth....more »
    665. Cutler-Bass-Romshe syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by kidney, neurological and thyroid problems....more »
    666. Cyclic neutropenia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by recurrent periods of extremely low blood levels of neutrophils which results in frequent infections. The low level usually occurs for about 7 days every 21 days. Levels of other blood components may also be affected....more »
    667. Cyclic vomiting syndrome
     A rare disorder involving repeated cyclic episodes of vomiting which occur for no obvious reason....more »
    668. Cyclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affe...more »
    669. Cyclosporine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be aff...more »
    670. Cyclosporine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    671. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....more »
    672. Cystic fibrosis -- gastritis -- megaloblastic anemia
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by cystic fibrosis, anemia and gastritis....more »
    673. Cystinosis
     A rare biochemical disorder involving the accumulation of a chemical called cystine in various parts of the body which can cause harmful effects....more »
    674. Cytomegalovirus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Cytomegalovirus during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    675. D-minus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D-HUS) -- familial
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure. The familial type is not associated with diarrhea and is inherited. Autosomal recessive cases usually start early in life whereas autosomal dominant cases can occur a...more »
    676. D-minus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D-HUS) -- pregnancy related
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure. This type is not associated with diarrhea and is triggered by pregnancy....more »
    677. D-plus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D+HUS)
     A rare condition where gastroenteritis involving bloody diarrhea is caused by a bacteria (usually E.Coli) which leads to toxins being present in the blood. These circulating toxins affect red blood cells, kidneys and occasionally even the brain....more »
    678. DIDMOAD Syndrome, Mitochondrial form
     A rare association of diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy and deafness which results in mitochondrial defects....more »
    679. Dana syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord and pernicious anemia. Various neurological symptoms can result....more »
    680. Danazol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Danazol (used to treat endometriosis) 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 affect...more »
    681. Danocrine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Danocrine (used to treat endometriosis) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affe...more »
    682. Danubian endemic familial nephropathy
     A form of slow-progressing kidney disease that occurs in a particular geographic area which includes countries such as Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and Romania. The condition can remain asymptomatic for many years until serious kidney damage has occurred....more »
    683. Darvocet overdose
     Darvocet is a prescription drug mainly used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    684. Deafness-tubular acidosis-anaemia
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by abnormal progressive calcification of the spinal cord and brain, kidney anomaly, anemia and deafness....more »
    685. Debler anemia
     A familial type of anemia that starts during infancy and involves the premature destruction of red blood cells....more »
    686. Decreased bicarbonate
    687. Decreased chloride
    688. Decreased folate
    689. Decreased oxygen saturation
    690. Decreased serum phosphate
     Decreased serum phosphate (or hypophosphatemia) refers to an electrolyte disturbance involving a lower than normal level of phosphate in the blood. This abnormality may in some cases be associated with increased levels of phosphate in the urine but this d...more »
    691. Defect in synthesis of adenosylcobalamin
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the impaired ability to make a chemical called adenosylcobalamin. Adenosylcobalamin is a derivative of vitamin B12. The defect results a biochemical abnormality which affects the body's normal biochemical functioni...more »
    692. Deficiency of Member 8 Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenace Family
     An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and s...more »
    693. Dehydration
     Loss of fluids in the body...more »
    694. Del (2) (p13-p11)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in two reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    695. Deletion 22q11
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a small piece of genetic material is missing from chromosome 22 at the q11 location....more »
    696. Demerol overdose
     Demerol is a prescription drug used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    697. Dermato-cardio-skeletal syndrome Borrone type
     A rare progressive syndrome characterized by skin, heart and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    698. Dermatocardioskeletal syndrome, Boronne type
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by thick skin, thick gums, acne, short fingers and a heart defect....more »
    699. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    700. Deshi Dewa-induced lead poisoning
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Indian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    701. Desipramine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    702. Desmoplastic small round cell tumor
     A rare aggressive tumor that usually develops in soft tissue and tends to grow to a large size. It usually occurs in the abdomen but may also in other parts of the body such as abdominal organs, brain, testicles, ovaries, spinal cord and skull....more »
    703. Developmental Lactase Deficiency
     This form of lactase deficiency occurs in premature infants. Lactase enzyme activity usually develops late in pregnancy so a preterm infant will not yet have developed this enzyme function. The greater the degree of prematurity, the greater the reduction ...more »
    704. Developmental delay -- epilepsy -- neonatal diabetes
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by developmental delay, epilepsy and early-onset diabetes....more »
    705. Di Guglielmo I -- acute
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    706. Di Guglielmo I -- chronic
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The chronic form has more severe sympto...more »
    707. DiGeorge syndrome
     22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic disorder which can result in a vast array of symptoms. Various names have been used to describe different manifestations of the syndrome. Di George Syndrome primarily involves an underdeveloped thymus and parathyroid...more »
    708. Diabetes Insipidus
     Rare pituitary disorder often affecting the kidneys....more »
    709. Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic
     A disturbed water balance due to a deficiency of vasopressin (antidiuretic) hormone which causes excessive thirst and urination. Causes include autoimmune disease, malignancy, trauma, infection and blood vessel disease....more »
    710. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 1
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    711. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 10
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    712. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 11
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    713. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 12
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    714. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 13
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    715. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 15
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    716. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 17
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    717. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 18
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    718. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 19
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    719. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 2
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    720. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 20
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    721. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 21
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    722. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 22
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    723. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 23
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    724. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 24
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    725. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 3
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    726. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 4
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    727. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 5
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    728. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 6
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    729. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 7
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    730. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 8
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    731. Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 1
     Noninsulin-dependent diabetes (Type 2 diabetes) is a type of diabetes that doesn't respond to insulin but does tend to respond to dietary measures and diabetes medication. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk...more »
    732. Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 2
     Noninsulin-dependent diabetes (Type 2 diabetes) is a type of diabetes that doesn't respond to insulin but does tend to respond to dietary measures and diabetes medication. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk...more »
    733. Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 3
     Noninsulin-dependent diabetes (Type 2 diabetes) is a type of diabetes that doesn't respond to insulin but does tend to respond to dietary measures and diabetes medication. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk...more »
    734. Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 4
     Noninsulin-dependent diabetes (Type 2 diabetes) is a type of diabetes that doesn't respond to insulin but does tend to respond to dietary measures and diabetes medication. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk...more »
    735. Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy
     A rare association of diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness....more »
    736. Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, deafness, mitochondrial form
     A rare association of diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy and deafness which results in mitochondrial defects....more »
    737. Diabetes insipidus, nephrogenic type 2
     A rare congenital condition where the kidney fails to respond to the antidiuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin), thus preventing reabsorption of water. This results in excessive urination and thirst. Type II is specifically caused by a defect in the AQP2...more »
    738. Diabetes insipidus, nephrogenic, dominant type
     A rare dominantly inherited, congenital condition where the kidney fails to respond to the antidiuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin), thus preventing reabsorption of water. This results in excessive urination and thirst. The condition is specifically ca...more »
    739. Diabetes insipidus, nephrogenic, recessive type
     A rare recessively inherited, congenital condition where the kidney fails to respond to the antidiuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin), thus preventing reabsorption of water. This results in excessive urination and thirst. The condition is specifically c...more »
    740. Diabetes mellitus, congenital insulin-dependent, with fatal secretory diarrhea
     A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is li...more »
    741. Diabetes mellitus, permanent neonatal -- pancreatic and cerebellar agenesis
     A rare syndrome characterized by the abnormal development of the cerebellum and pancreas which results in diabetes mellitus....more »
    742. Diabetes mellitus, transient neonatal
     A form of infant diabetes that starts usually in the month of life but then usually disappears within a year. The condition predisposes the infant to diabetes later in life....more »
    743. Diabetic Gastroparesis
     Gastroparesis is a diabetic complication that occurs from neuropathy of the stomach nerve (called the "vagus nerve"). This causes digestive difficulties as the food starts to move too slowly through the stomach....more »
    744. Diamond-Blackfan anemia
     Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect ...more »
    745. Dianzani autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder where the body's immune system attack itself, primarily blood components....more »
    746. Diaphragmatic hernia, congenital
     A birth defect involving an abnormal opening in the diaphragm which is a structure that assists breathing and keeps the abdominal organs from moving into the chest. The abdominal organs can protrude through this abnormal opening and restrict the growth of...more »
    747. Diaphragmatic paralysis
     Diaphragmatic paralysis occurs when the muscles associated with breathing become do weak to function properly. Breathing becomes difficulty and severe cases can result in death if breathing assistance is not delivered. The condition can result from such t...more »
    748. Diarrhea
     Loose or watery stool....more »
    749. Diarrhea -- polyendocrinopathy -- infections, X-linked
     A rare X-linked disorder characterized by diarrhea and severe, fatal infections during infancy. The body's immune system attacks it's own endocrine glands and various other organs. Females are carriers and can have mild symptoms whereas males suffer the f...more »
    750. Diarrhea 2, with Microvillous Atrophy
     A rare congenital condition characterized by diarrhea resulting form a defect in small intestine....more »
    751. Diarrhea, polyendocrinopathy, fatal infection syndrome, X-linked
     A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is li...more »
    752. Dibasic aminoaciduria 2
     A rare condition where protein intolerance occurs as a result of a defect in the transport of dibasic amino acids through the intestines and kidneys. The amino acids (component of protein) can't be broken down properly and used by the body so it builds up...more »
    753. Dicarboxylicaminoaciduria
     A rare metabolic syndrome involving a defect in the transport of certain amino acids (glutamate, aspartate) and resulting in high levels of dicarboxylic amino acids in the urine. Often no observable symptoms occur....more »
    754. Diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple capillary hemangiomas as well as other abnormalities....more »
    755. Digestive tract cancer
    756. Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency
     A metabolic error where a deficiency of an enzyme called dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase prevents the normal metabolism of certain proteins. High levels of certain proteins are excreted in the urine. The enzyme is also needed the breakdown a chemotherapy ...more »
    757. Dilaudid overdose
     Dilaudid is a prescription drug used mainly to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    758. Dimorphic anemia
     Dimorphic refers to anemia that has two different causes acting together e.g. iron deficiency as well as a Vitamin B12 deficiency....more »
    759. Diphosphoglycerate mutase deficiency of erythrocyte
     A rare inherited condition where a deficiency of an erythrocyte enzyme diphosphoglycerate mutase in red blood cells impairs the ability of red blood cells to deliver oxygen to body tissues that need it. In response, the body produces more red blood cells ...more »
    760. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    761. Diphyllobothrium latum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Diphyllobothrium latum. The infection is called diphyllobothriasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish. Infections are most common in countries where eating raw fish is common e...more »
    762. Discoid lupus erythematosus
     Form of lupus affecting the skin....more »
    763. Disseminated infection with mycobacterium avium complex
     Mycobacterium avium complex is an opportunistic bacterium which tends to occur mainly in patients with advanced AIDS. The infection can spread throughout the body and result in such things as blood infections....more »
    764. Disulfiram toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    765. Diverticular Disease
     Protrusions of the colon wall (diverticulosis) or their inflammation (diverticulitis)...more »
    766. Diverticular disease and diverticulitis
    767. Double outlet -- right ventricle II
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. In the...more »
    768. Double outlet -- right ventricle IV
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. In the...more »
    769. Double outlet right ventricle
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. The se...more »
    770. 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 »
    771. Doxepin toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    772. Dressler (D.)syndrome
     A rare autoimmune blood disorder where erythrocytes are destroyed suddenly after exposure to cold (usually 15°C or lower)....more »
    773. Drowning
     Accidental loss of life due to water....more »
    774. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    775. Ductus arteriosus, patent reversed flow
     A rare birth defect. During the fetal stage, a connecting tube (ductus arteriosus) joins the pulmonary artery and aorta and hence prevents blood from flowing past the fluid filled lungs. After birth, the tube normally closes off so that the blood can be s...more »
    776. Duhring disease
     A rare chronic skin disorder involving rashes of small skin bumps and blisters that are extremely itchy....more »
    777. Duodenal atresia
     A rare birth defect where a portion of the small intestine is absent or completely closed off and the digestive products cannot pass through. It is usually associated with other birth defects....more »
    778. Duodenal atresia tetralogy of Fallot
     A rare birth defect characterized by a heart defect and an intestinal malformation where the duodenum is absent or closed off which prevents digested material passing through....more »
    779. Dursun Syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of heart anomalies, pulmonary hypertension and leukopenia (reduced number of white blood cells)....more »
    780. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital
     A congenital blood condition where the production of red blood cells is defective. The abnormal red blood cells are often destroyed prematurely within the body which can result in anemia. There are three subtypes of the disorder, each with varying severit...more »
    781. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 1
     A very rare genetic blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia. Finger and toe abnormalities are also usually present....more »
    782. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 2
     A very rare genetic blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia....more »
    783. Dyserythropoietic anemia, congenital type 3
     An extremely rare blood disorder where abnormal red blood cells are made resulting in anemia....more »
    784. Dysfibrinogenemia, familial
     A rare familial disorder characterized by abnormal fibrinogen. There are various types of this order and they can vary in severity from asymptomatic to causing abnormal bleeding and blood clotting. Examples of subtypes includes Amsterdam, Detroit and Wies...more »
    785. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
     Uterus bleeding unrelated to periods...more »
    786. Dyskeratosis congenita of Zinsser-Cole-Engman
     An inherited condition characterized by recurring painful mouth ulcers, skin pigmentation and nail abnormalities....more »
    787. E-coli food poisoning
     Type of bacterial food poisoning...more »
    788. East Syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, deafness, ataxia and electrolyte imbalance....more »
    789. Eating disorders
     Various mental disorders impairing normal eating or appetite....more »
    790. Ebstein's anomaly
     A congenital heart defect where the tricuspid valve is deformed. The tricuspid valve in the heart normally has three flaps that control blood flow but in Ebstein's anomaly, one of the flaps remains open instead of closing and allows blood to leak through....more »
    791. Ecstasy abuse
     Use of the illicit drug called ecstasy...more »
    792. Ectopic pregnancy
     A condition where a fertilized egg embeds itself outside the uterus....more »
    793. Eczema
     Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by skin inflammation and irritation. The severity of extent of the condition is highly variable. It may be caused by allergies, irritants or other factors such as stress....more »
    794. Edwardsiella tarda infection
     A type of bacterial infection. The bacterium (Edwardsiella tarda) infects freshwater-dwelling animals and transmission occurs through consuming infected animals or contact with contaminated water. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. ...more »
    795. Eikenella corrodens infection
     A type of anaerobic bacterial infection. The bacterium (Eikenella corrodens) is normally found in tooth plaque and can cause infection in various parts of the body. It tends to occur in patients with head and neck cancers or diabetics and drug users who l...more »
    796. Eisenmenger Syndrome
     Increased lung blood pressure that can result from conditions such as a hole in the wall between the two heart chambers....more »
    797. 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 »
    798. Electron Transfer Flavoprotein, deficiency of
     A metabolic disorder involving an enzyme deficiency - electron transfer flavoprotein ubiquinone oxydoreductase. The severity of symptoms depends on the level of deficiency. The infant onset form is the most severe....more »
    799. Elliptocytosis 1
     An inherited blood disorder where a significant number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) are elliptical or oval shaped rather than doughnut shaped. Anemia results when the abnormal red blood cells are destroyed. The severity of the anemia is variable with...more »
    800. Emphysema
     Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis....more »
    801. Emphysema, congenital lobar
     A rare respiratory disorder where air can readily enter the lungs but has difficulty escaping. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    802. Endocarditis, infective
     A rare condition where a bacterial infection attacks the inner lining of the heart muscle and valves which is called the endocardium....more »
    803. Endometrial hyperplasia
     Thickening of the endometrium (lining of the uterus)...more »
    804. Endomyocardial fibroelastosis
     A rare heart malformation involving an abnormal thickening of the part of the heart muscle called the endocardium which affects the heart's function. Death is common in infancy and during early childhood....more »
    805. Enteric Anendocrinosis
     A congenital condition characterized by diarrhea and malabsorption resulting form a reduced number of enteroendocrine cells. Enteroendocrine cells are found mainly in the pancreas but also in the gastrointestinal tract and they produce various hormones ne...more »
    806. Enteroaggregative E. Coli infection
     A bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in diarrhea that tends to last for weeks. It most often causes diarrhea in children in developing countries. Enteroaggregative refers to the grouping nature of the ba...more »
    807. Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli infection
     A bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in bloody diarrhea. Enterohemorrhagic refers to the intestinal bleeding associated with the infection....more »
    808. Enteroinvasive E. Coli infection
     A type of bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in gastroenteritis. Enteroinvasive refers to the invasion of bacteria into the gastrointestinal lining. It tends to occur as occasional outbreaks in developed...more »
    809. Enteropathogenic E. Coli infection
     A bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in watery and sometimes bloody diarrhea. It most often causes diarrhea in infants in developing countries. Contaminated drinking water and meat products are the main ...more »
    810. Enteropathy type T-cell lymphoma
     A rare subtype of gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Uncontrolled celiac disease appears to be a risk factor for developing this type of lymphoma....more »
    811. Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy
     A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is li...more »
    812. Enterotoxigenic E. Coli infection
     A bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in diarrhea. It most often causes diarrhea in infants and travelers in underdeveloped countries where there is poor sanitation. Contaminated drinking water, soft chee...more »
    813. Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in some people who take the antidepressant L-tryptophan....more »
    814. Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
     A rare skin disorder characterized by the recurring development of characteristic skin papules and pustules....more »
    815. Epidermalolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    816. Epidermolysis bullosa, dermolytic
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily due to defective skin collagen. The mucosal lining of the mouth and even intestines may be effected in severe cases....more »
    817. Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional
     A rare inherited skin disease which is characterized by fragile skin which readily forms skin blisters and can result in fatal complications....more »
    818. Epidermolysis bullosa, lethal acantholytic
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by extremely fragile skin and mucous membranes which blisters and peels. The majority of the skin blisters and peels within a week of birth. Severe fluid loss and death follows soon after....more »
    819. Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    820. Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa
     A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body a...more »
    821. Epiglotitis
     Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat...more »
    822. Epiglottiditis
     A condition characterized by inflammation of the epiglottis of the throat...more »
    823. Epstein's Syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by the association of kidney disease, deafness and a blood disorder....more »
    824. Epstein-Barr virus, chronic
     A form of human herpes virus that produces persistent symptoms. Most people become infected with the virus at some stage in their life though they usually have few if any symptoms. However, some people develop severe symptoms as a result of an EBV infecti...more »
    825. Erythroblastopenia
     A form of anemia involving the absence of red blood cell precursors which results in a low red blood cell count. The blood abnormality may be congenital or acquired through such things as particular viral infections or drug use. Without treatment, symptom...more »
    826. Erythroblastosis fetalis
     A condition which is characterized by a hemolytic anaemia of the fetus due to transplacental transmission of antibodies...more »
    827. Erythroderma
     Condition with thickening and flaking skin...more »
    828. Erythroderma desquamativa of Leiner
     A rare skin disorder characterized by a reddish, thickened skin rash that spreads to various parts of the body and is usually accompanied by diarrhea, failure to thrive, anemia and recurring local and systemic infections....more »
    829. Erythrodermic eczema
     Erythrodermic eczema is a severe condition that results from worsening eczema....more »
    830. Escamilla-Lisser syndrome
     Hypothyroidism in adults where external signs may be few or absent but serious problems can occur internally. Some of the problems includes weakened muscles in the heart, intestines and bladder....more »
    831. Escharonodulaire
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    832. Esophageal Atresia and/or Tracheoesophageal Fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach. An abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus may or may not also be present. The two abnormalities usually occur together....more »
    833. Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus as well as an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach....more »
    834. Essential thrombocytopenia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by an excessively low number of platelets in the blood which often results in hemorrhages....more »
    835. Essential thrombocytosis -- same as essential thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder where the blood contains too many platelets due to excessive megakaryocytes (platelet-producing cells). Platelets are essential for blood clotting but in essential thrombocythemia excessive platelets can cause the blood to form abnor...more »
    836. Ethylmalonic aciduria
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by neurological and vascular symptoms caused by an excessive buildup of ethylmalonic aciduria....more »
    837. Eucalyptus Oil poisoning
     Eucalyptus oil can be used for medicinal purposes but excessive ingestion can cause problems. Likewise, eating the leaves of the eucalyptus plant (very unlikely) can also cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    838. Evan's syndrome
     A rare condition where circulating antibodies red blood cells and a low level of blood platelets causing low iron levels and reduced blood clotting ability....more »
    839. Ewing's sarcoma
     Ewing's sarcoma is a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue. The most common areas in which it occurs are the pelvis, the femur, the humerus, and the ribs....more »
    840. Excessive dieting
     Excessive limitation of food intake can lead to problems and effects such as dizziness, depression, intestinal problems, edema and impaired growth....more »
    841. Factor V Leiden mutation
     A rare genetic condition where a abnormalities in the factor V protein prevent it from being inactivated by protein C which causes the blood to clot. The normal processes which regulate the blood coagulation process is impaired. The homozygous form of the...more »
    842. Fallot syndrome
     A congenital heart disorder consisting of four heart defects - hole between the ventricles (ventricular septal defect), obstruction from right ventricles to the lungs (subpulmonary stenosis), overriding aorta and thickened right ventricle muscle....more »
    843. Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome (FCAS)
     An inherited inflammatory disorder which causes periods of fever, rash and pain in joints after being exposed to cold conditions. Symptoms last less than a day and start within hours of exposure to the cold....more »
    844. Familial Colorectal Cancer
     An inherited disorder in which affected individuals have a higher-than-normal chance of developing colorectal cancer and certain other types of cancer, often before the age of 50....more »
    845. Familial Intestinal Polyposis
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    846. Familial Lactase Deficiency
     A congenital metabolic disorder where normal amounts of lactase are produced but the lactase is defective and unable to digest milk and other products that contain lactose. Symptoms tend to occur soon after consuming such products....more »
    847. Familial Mediterranean fever
     A rare inherited condition characterized by recurrent fever and inflammation. The inflammation usually involves the stomach, lungs or joints....more »
    848. Familial Multiple Polyposis
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    849. Familial adenomatous polyposis, autosomal dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    850. Familial emphysema
     A rare genetic form of emphysema caused by a deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) which results in destruction of the elastin component of the lung structure. The disorder tends to run in families (familial)....more »
    851. Familial interstitial fibrosis
     A rare familial disorder involving fibrosis and scarring of the lung tissue which causes the lung to become stiff and unable to function normally....more »
    852. Familial polyposis
     Rare genetic disease causing multiple colorectal polyps...more »
    853. Familial polyposis -- classical
     An inherited condition where polyps develop in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. The polyps are initially benign but may become malignant if untreated....more »
    854. Familial polyposis, autosomal recessive
     An inherited condition where polyps develop in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. The polyps are initially benign but may become malignant if untreated. The autosomal recessive form of this condition is characterized by fewer polyps than in other f...more »
    855. Familial primary cryofibrinogenemia
     A rare inherited disorder where exposure to cold causes various symptoms due to the presence of cryofibrinogen in the blood which precipitates when exposed to cold....more »
    856. Familial renal cell carcinoma
     A genetic form of kidney cancer that develops in the lining of the tubules in the kidney and tends to run in families....more »
    857. Fanconi pancytopenia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by upper limb defects and kidney abnormalities....more »
    858. Fanconi renotubular syndrome
     A condition where the kidneys are unable to reabsorb glucose and amino acids and hence they are excreted in the urine. The condition may be inherited or occur as a result of heavy metal toxicity, malignancy and myeloma....more »
    859. Fanconi's syndrome
    860. Fanconi-Albertini-Zellweger syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by congenital heart defect, brain abnormalities, unusual face and metabolic acidosis....more »
    861. Fanconi-ichthyosis-dysmorphism
     A very rare syndrome characterized by scaly skin (ichthyosis), anemia, muscle anomalies and various other abnormalities. All six reported cases died within 6 months....more »
    862. Farmer's lung
     A condition that affects farmers who are exposed to mouldy hay or crops. The lungs become inflamed due to a hypersensitivity reaction to the exposure....more »
    863. Farouk-induced lead poisoning
     Farouk is a folk remedy by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is sti...more »
    864. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    865. Faye-Petersen-Ward-Carey syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by excess fluid in the skull, a blood disorder and bone and bone abnormalities....more »
    866. Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease
     A very rare skin disease characterized by bleeding skin ulcers and fever. There is no obvious cause of the condition. The skin ulcers spread and can cover most of the body. Sepsis and death is more likely in adults....more »
    867. Fechtner syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of large blood platelets, kidney inflammation, deafness and abnormal leukocytes....more »
    868. Felodipine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    869. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    870. Female reproductive toxicity -- Acetaminophen
     Taking excessive doses of acetaminophen during pregnancy can result in kidney and liver problems in the baby. Pregnant women should avoid taking more than the recommended amount of the drug....more »
    871. Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
     A rare, potentially life-threatening disorder where the mother's blood platelets are incompatible with that of the fetus and the mother's antibodies cross the placenta and destroy fetal platelets....more »
    872. Fetomaternal transfusion syndrome
     A rare disorder where the blood from the fetus enters the mothers blood circulation through the placenta. This leads to anemia in the newborn. The passage of large amounts of blood from the fetus near the end of the pregnancy can result in serious consequ...more »
    873. Finnish lethal neonatal metabolic syndrome
     A very rare lethal metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of complex III which causes brain, kidney and liver problems and ultimately results in early death....more »
    874. Flavimonas oryzihabitans
     A very rare bacterial infection that is most likely to occur in immunocompromised patients or through the use of catheters. Flavimonas oryzihabitans was previous known as Pseudomonas oryzihabitans....more »
    875. Fluorosis
     Excessive fluoride in the body...more »
    876. Flurazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flurazepam 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 »
    877. Folate deficiency
    878. Folliculitis
     An inflammatory reaction which occurs in the follicles...more »
    879. Food poisoning
     Poisoning from a substance or microbe in food....more »
    880. Forbes disease
     A rare inherited glycogen storage disease caused by a deficiency of the enzyme amylo-1,6-glucosidase resulting in a build up of glycogen in the liver and muscles....more »
    881. Fowler-Christmas-Chapple syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of polycystic ovaries with the abnormal functioning of the urinary valve....more »
    882. Foxglove poisoning
     The foxglove is a herb which produces fruit in a capsule and colored, tubular flowers. The leaves, flowers and seeds of the plant contain a very toxic chemical called digitalis glycoside which can cause serious symptoms or even death if eaten. Skin irrita...more »
    883. Francisella tularenis infection
     Francisella tularenis is a type of bacteria that can cause infection involving the skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems. The nature and severity of symptoms varies depending on the location of the infection. The bacteria primarily causes localiz...more »
    884. Free sialic Acid storage disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of sialic acid in the tissues and excretion of sialic acid in the urine. There are mild and severe forms of the condition - the severe form result in death before birth or within a fe...more »
    885. Friedreich ataxia
     A progressive inherited neuromuscular disorder involving slow degeneration of the spinal cord and brain....more »
    886. Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency, hereditary
     A rare inherited condition where an enzyme deficiency (fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency - FDPase) impairs the body's ability to metabolize fructose from the diet....more »
    887. Fructose-1-phosphate aldolase deficiency, hereditary
     An inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of the enzyme fructose-1-phsophate aldolase prevents fructose being metabolized resulting in fructose intolerance....more »
    888. 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 »
    889. Fungal infections
     Any condition caused by fungus....more »
    890. 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 »
    891. Funnel Web spider poisoning
     The funnel web spider is a poisonous spider found mainly in Australia and America. The venom is toxic to the nervous system. There are two phases of poisoning - the first phase starts soon after envenomation and may result in death in severe cases. The se...more »
    892. Galactosemia I
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase) prevents the metabolism of galactose which is a sugar component of milk. Ranges from milk intolerance in mild cases to death in severe untreated c...more »
    893. Gardner-Morrisson-Abbot syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by thrombocytopenia and various other abnormalities present at birth....more »
    894. Garret-Tripp syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by extra digits, a lack of hair and scaly skin on the scalp, face and neck....more »
    895. Gas gangrene
     A condition characterized by death of tissue usually followed by bacterial invasion and putrefaction...more »
    896. Gastric erosion
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    897. Gastritis
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    898. Gastritis, familial giant hypertrophic
     A rare inherited chronic disorder characterized by overgrowth of the stomach lining resulting in excessive folds....more »
    899. Gastro-enteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
     A rare form of gastrointestinal tumor. It includes two main groups of cancer called carcinoid and endocrine pancreatic tumors. Some of the tumors consist of hormone secreting cells which results in excessive secretion of certain hormones....more »
    900. Gastroenteritis
     Acute stomach or intestine inflammation...more »
    901. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
     Cancer that develops from stroma cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. The primary locations are the small intestine, esophagus and esophagus with symptoms being determined by the location, stage and size of the tumor....more »
    902. Gastrointestinal bleeding
     Internal bleeding in the digestive tract...more »
    903. Gastrointestinal infections related to AIDS
     It usually occurs due to decreased immunity....more »
    904. Gastrointestinal neoplasm
     A growth or excessive proliferation of cells in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract which includes the esophagus, intestine, pharynx and stomach. The growth may be benign or malignant. The symptoms are determined by the size, location and stage of th...more »
    905. Gastrointestinal tumors
     Any tumor of the gastrointestinal (digestive) system, including cancers and benign tumors....more »
    906. Gaucher Disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3....more »
    907. Gaucher disease -- perinatal lethal form
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of abnormally tight skin and Gaucher disease which is a lipid storage disease. This is the most severe form of Gaucher disease....more »
    908. Gaucher disease type 1
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 1 is the visceral, chronic ...more »
    909. 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 »
    910. Gaucher disease type 3
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 3 is a subacute neurologica...more »
    911. Generalized pustular psoriasis
     This is a rare form of psoriasis is also known as von Zumbusch psoriasis. It can be life-threatening especially in the elderly. It is characterized by the development of pustules in the flexural areas - the backs of the knees, the insides of the elbows, t...more »
    912. Ghasard-induced lead poisoning
     Ghasard is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Asian and Indian people as a tonic (usually for indigestion). This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible ...more »
    913. Ghosal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by difficult to treat anemia and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    914. Gingivostomatitis
     Mouth infection typically from first exposure to cold sores and subsequent viral HSV-1 infection....more »
    915. Gitelman syndrome
     A rare, relatively mild, genetic kidney disorder that causes hypokalemia. The defective gene (NCCT) impairs the function of the Na-Cl cotransporter....more »
    916. Glanders
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium (Burkholderia mallei). It is usually a disease that affects horses and mules but can also infect other animals and humans. Human infection usually occurs in laboratory settings or in those with prolonged contact...more »
    917. Glenard syndrome
     The downward displacement of internal organs....more »
    918. Glomerular Disease
     Condition affecting the glomerules in the kidney....more »
    919. Glomerulonephritis -- sparse hair -- telangiectases
     A rare syndrome characterized by sparse hair, kidney disease and enlarged skin blood vessels (telangiectasia)....more »
    920. Glomerulopathy with fibronectin deposits
     An inherited form of kidney disease....more »
    921. Glucagonoma
     Rare cancer of the glucagon-producing pancreas cells....more »
    922. Glucagonoma syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by a tumor which secretes glucagon and a characteristic spreading rash, diabetes mellitus and various other symptoms....more »
    923. Glucocorticoid resistance
     A rare condition where all or parts of the body are unable to respond to glucocorticoids. Symptoms depend on the level or resistance....more »
    924. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare enzyme abnormality involving a deficiency of the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase which causes premature destruction of red blood cells. The excessive destruction of red blood cells can be triggered by certain infections or drugs or by eating fava...more »
    925. Glucose-galactose malabsorption
     An inherited metabolic disorder where the small intestine is unable to absorb and transport glucose and galactose that is consumed in the diet due to a lack of intestinal monosaccharidase....more »
    926. Glucosephosphate isomerase deficiency
     A rare inherited condition where a lack of the enzyme glucosephosphate isomerase causes red blood cells to be destroyed prematurely (hemolytic anemia)....more »
    927. Glutamate-cysteine ligase deficiency
     A very rare condition characterized by an enzyme deficiency which leads primarily to hemolytic anemia which is usually quite mild. Care must be taken to avoid medications which can lead to a hemolytic crisis....more »
    928. Glutaric Acidemia Type II
     A condition which is characterized by an inability of the body to use fats and proteins of the body for energy...more »
    929. Glutaric Aciduria, neonatal form of type II A
     A more serious neonatal form of glutaricaciduria where there is excessive blood and urine levels of glutaric acid and congenital anomalies may be present....more »
    930. Glutaric aciduria 2
     A metabolic disorder involving an enzyme deficiency - electron transfer flavoprotein ubiquinone oxydoreductase. The severity of symptoms depends on the level of deficiency. The infant onset form is the most severe and often results in death. Severe cases ...more »
    931. Glutaric aciduria type II
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism characterized by a defect in the enzyme ETF (electron transfer flavenoid) or ETF dehydrogenase. The condition causes variable symptoms....more »
    932. Glutaricaciduria 2B
     A milder, later-onset form of glutaricaciduria where there is excessive blood and urine levels of glutaric acid due to the body's impaired ability to metabolize protein and fat into energy....more »
    933. Glutaricaciduria I
     A rare inherited enzyme deficiency disorder where deficiency of the glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase enzyme results in dystonia, dyskinesia and sometimes mental retardation....more »
    934. Glutathione Synthetase Deficiency
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    935. Glutathione synthetase deficiency, intermediate
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    936. Glutathione synthetase deficiency, mild
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    937. Glutathione synthetase deficiency, severe
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    938. Gluten allergy
     Gluten allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to gluten or foods containing gluten. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema ...more »
    939. Glycogen Storage Disease IXa1
     Glycogen storage disease type IX is a relatively mild glycogen storage disease which involves a deficiency of the enzyme hepatic phosphorylase kinase. Thee are four subtypes of the condition, each caused by a different genetic defect which results in the ...more »
    940. Glycogen Storage Disease IXc
     Glycogen storage disease type IX is a relatively mild glycogen storage disease which involves a deficiency of the enzyme hepatic phosphorylase kinase. There are four subtypes of the condition, each caused by a different genetic defect which results in the...more »
    941. Glycogen Storage Disease Type I
     An inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase prevents glycogen being turned into glucose leading to a buildup of glycogen in the liver and kidneys. Most problems tend to develop during adulthood....more »
    942. Glycogen branching deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme deficiency (glycogen branching enzyme) results in a harmful buildup of glycogen byproducts in the liver, muscle and even the heart in some cases. The severity of symptoms is variable depending on the degree of enz...more »
    943. Glycogen debranching deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme deficiency (amylo-1,6-glucosidase) results in a harmful buildup of glycogen byproducts in the liver, muscle and even the heart in some cases. The severity of symptoms is variable depending on the degree of enzyme ...more »
    944. Glycogen storage disease type 1C
     A genetic metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a defect in the microsomal phosphate) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues. G6P is stored as glycogen until the body needs to conve...more »
    945. Glycogen storage disease type 1D
     A genetic metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a defect in the microsomal glucose transporter) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues. G6P is stored as glycogen until the body need...more »
    946. Glycogen storage disease type 6
     A rare, generally mild form of inherited glycogen storage disease where a deficiency of phosphorylase b kinase leads to hypoglycemia and accumulation of glycogen in the liver....more »
    947. Glycogen storage disease type 6A, due to phosphorylase kinase deficiency
     A rare, generally mild form of inherited glycogen storage disease where a deficiency of phosphorylase kinase leads to hypoglycemia and accumulation of glycogen in the liver. Phosphorylase kinase deficiency can cause glycogen storage disease type VIa and/o...more »
    948. Glycogen storage diseases
     A condition which is characterized by a defect in the ability of the body to store glycogen...more »
    949. Gnathostoma hispidum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma hispidum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptoms ...more »
    950. Gnathostoma spinigerum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma spinigerum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptom...more »
    951. Goldstein-Hutt syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, excessive eyelash growth and and a blood abnormality (the red blood cells are spherical instead of doughnut shaped which makes them fragile)....more »
    952. Gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty
     A rare disorder affecting females where premature puberty occurs due to premature release of gonadotropin hormones....more »
    953. Gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty
     A rare disorder affecting males where premature puberty is not caused by a premature release of gonadotropin hormones....more »
    954. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    955. Goodpasture's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage with circulating antibodies against basement membranes....more »
    956. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    957. Grand mal epilepsy
     A condition characterize by sudden loss of consciousness with tonic-clonic seizures...more »
    958. Grand mal seizures
     Whole body seizures (convulsions/fits)...more »
    959. Granulomatous arthritis of childhood
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition that starts during early childhood and is characterized by arthritic joints, uveitis and a skin rash that forms on the trunk and limbs....more »
    960. 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 »
    961. Green gill mushroom poisoning
     Green gill is a type of mushroom with a smooth cap and white gills eventually turning greenish. The mushroom is commonly found growing naturally in the US. This mushroom is very poisonous and causes severe gastrointestinal symptoms. Severe poisoning can l...more »
    962. Greta-induced lead poisoning
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    963. Griscelli disease
     A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves p...more »
    964. Griscelli syndrome type II
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a partial lack of pigmentation in the eye, skin and hair, clumps of pigmentation in hair shafts, immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms....more »
    965. Griscelli syndrome type III
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a partial lack of pigmentation in the eye, skin and hair, clumps of pigmentation in hair shafts and immunodeficiency....more »
    966. Group B Streptococcal Infections
     "Strep" bacteria that may affect newborns and the immune-compromised; compare strep A....more »
    967. Gullner Syndrome
     A rare, inherited kidney condition inherited in a familial manner....more »
    968. HADH deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    969. HAIR-AN Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome that affects females only and is characterized mainly by insulin resistance, dark velvety patches of skin and increased male hormone production in females....more »
    970. HELLP syndrome
     A rare potentially fatal condition that occurs in pregnant women and is frequently associated with pre-eclampsia....more »
    971. 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 »
    972. 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 »
    973. 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 »
    974. 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 »
    975. 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 »
    976. 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 »
    977. 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 »
    978. 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 »
    979. 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 »
    980. 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 »
    981. 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 »
    982. 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 »
    983. 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 »
    984. 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 »
    985. 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 »
    986. 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 »
    987. 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 »
    988. 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 »
    989. 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 »
    990. 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 »
    991. 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 »
    992. 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 »
    993. 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 »
    994. 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 »
    995. 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 »
    996. 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 »
    997. 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 »
    998. 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 »
    999. 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 »
    1000. 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 »
    1001. 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 »
    1002. 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 »
    1003. 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 »
    1004. 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 »
    1005. 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 »
    1006. 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 »
    1007. 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 »
    1008. 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 »
    1009. 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 »
    1010. 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 »
    1011. 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 »
    1012. 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 »
    1013. 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 »
    1014. 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 »
    1015. 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 »
    1016. 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 »
    1017. 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 »
    1018. 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 »
    1019. 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 »
    1020. 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 »
    1021. 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 »
    1022. 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 »
    1023. 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 »
    1024. 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 »
    1025. 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 »
    1026. 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 »
    1027. 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 »
    1028. 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 »
    1029. 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 »
    1030. 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 »
    1031. 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 »
    1032. HMG CoA synthetase deficiency
     An inherited metabolic defect due to the deficiency of an enzyme (HMG CoA synthetase) needed to form ketone bodies. Symptoms are often preceded by periods of fasting or illness....more »
    1033. HMG-CoA lyase deficiency
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme impairs the processing of amino acids in food to create energy and causes various symptoms. Stresses on the body such as infection, fasting and heavy exercise can trigger an episo...more »
    1034. Hai Ge Fen-induced lead poisoning
     Hai Ge Fen is clamshell powder used mainly by Chinese people to make traditional Chinese herbal medicines. This product has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1035. Hamman-Rich syndrome
     A rare acute lung disease where the lung sufferers progressive inflammation and fibrosis which often leads to death....more »
    1036. Hand-Foot-Mouth Syndrome
     An infectious viral disease caused by the coxsackievirus A. The disease is characterized by the development of blisters in the mouth and on hands and feet. The disease is spread by contact with body fluids from an infected person and the incubation period...more »
    1037. Hand-Schuller-Christian Syndrome
     A group of blood disorder involving excess production of histiocytes (type of immune cell) throughout the body. Accumulation of histiocytes results in non-cancerous growths which can damage organs and other body tissues such as bones. Symptom vary hugely ...more »
    1038. Hantavirosis
     Infection by hantavirus which is a virus from the family Bunyaviridae. Infection generally causes severe febrile illness which can involve bleeding, shock and even death in some cases. The disease is transmitted by infected rodents....more »
    1039. Hashimoto-Pritzker syndrome
     A rare harmless skin disorder characterized by the accumulation of histiocytes (infection-fighting cells) in the skin which forms nodules. The condition occurs at birth or soon after and resolves spontaneously within a month....more »
    1040. Hawaiian Baby Woodrose poisoning
     The Hawaiian Baby Woodrose is a woody vine that grows in tropical climates such as in Hawaii, India, Florida and California. The plant bears rose-colored flowers and black seeds. The seeds contain ergoline alkaloids which can produce effects similar to LS...more »
    1041. Heart attack
     Serious and often fatal acute heart condition...more »
    1042. Heat cramps
     Muscle cramps related to exertion...more »
    1043. Heat exhaustion
     Overheating of the body with exhaustion or collapse...more »
    1044. Heavy-chain diseases
     A group of rare condition characterized by the production of the heavy chain portions of immunoglobulin molecules. Subtypes include y-chain disease, µ-chain disease and α-chain disease....more »
    1045. Helminthiasis
     Infection of the human body with a parasitic worm such as roundworms and pinworms. The worms usually only involve the intestinal tract but sometimes they may invade other organs. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the type of worm and the ...more »
    1046. Hemangioblastoma
     A benign tumor that tends to occur in the central nervous system such as the brain and spinal cord. The tumor arises from the stem cells that develop into blood vessels or blood cells (hemangioblasts). Symptoms vary depending on the exact location and siz...more »
    1047. Hemangioma thrombocytopenia syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by a spreading congenital hemangioma (collection of abnormal blood vessels) usually on the skin as well as blood clotting problems....more »
    1048. Hemangiomatosis, familial pulmonary capillary
     A rare condition involving the excessive proliferation of lung capillaries which results in pulmonary hypertension....more »
    1049. Hematochromatosis
     Hemochromatosis is the abnormal accumulation of iron in parenchymal organs, leading to organ toxicity. It is the most common inherited liver disease in whites and the most common autosomal recessive genetic disorder....more »
    1050. Hemoglobin C Thalassemia
     A rare genetic blood disorder that can cause mild hemolytic anemia but is asymptomatic in most patients. This condition is also known as Hemoglobin C Disease....more »
    1051. Hemoglobin C homozygous (CC)
     A rare genetic blood disorder which tends to only cause mild hemolytic anemia....more »
    1052. Hemoglobin E homozygous
     A rare genetic blood anomaly which may cause anemia and occasionally an enlarged spleen....more »
    1053. Hemoglobin H
     A genetic blood anomaly that causes enlarged liver and spleen and hemolytic anemia....more »
    1054. Hemoglobin S/hemoglobin Lepore, Boston
     A blood disorder that mainly causes hemolytic anemia with great variability of symptoms....more »
    1055. Hemoglobin SC
     A genetic blood disorder where the patient inherits a gene for hemoglobin S from one parent and hemoglobin C from another. Severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1056. Hemoglobinemia
     A blood condition where there is excessive amounts of free hemoglobin in the blood plasma. It may be due to destruction of blood cells within the blood vessels or from other processes which result in hemoglobin separating from the red blood cell....more »
    1057. Hemoglobinopathy
     A disease of the blood characterized by abnormal hemoglobin in the blood. The abnormality usually arises from a genetic defect which results in the hemoglobin have an abnormal structure. Sickle-cell disease and thalassemia are examples of hemoglobinopathi...more »
    1058. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 1
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    1059. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 2
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    1060. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 3
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    1061. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 4
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    1062. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 5
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    1063. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Atypical, Susceptibility to, 6
     Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing the ...more »
    1064. Hemolytic anaemia due to adenylate kinase deficiency
     A rare condition characterized by the association of a deficiency of an enzyme called adenylate kinase and hemolytic anemia. There appears to be no conclusive cause-effect relationship between the two characteristics as some patients with virtually no pyr...more »
    1065. Hemolytic anaemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    1066. Hemolytic anemia due to adenylate kinase deficiency
     A rare condition characterized by the association of a deficiency of an enzyme called adenylate kinase and hemolytic anemia. There appears to be no conclusive cause-effect relationship between the two characteristics as some patients with virtually no pyr...more »
    1067. Hemolytic anemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    1068. Hemolytic disease of the newborn
     Blood disease in newborns mainly related to Rh incompatibility...more »
    1069. Hemolytic jaundice
     A condition which is characterized by jaundice due to an increased production of bilirubin from degradation of red blood cells...more »
    1070. Hemolytic uremic syndrome, atypical, childhood
     A rare disorder involving destruction of blood cells and kidney disease. Unlike typical hemolytic uremic syndrome which usually follows a bacterial infection, the atypical form is possibly a genetic disorder. The distinguishing feature of the atypical for...more »
    1071. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood...more »
    1072. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 1
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1073. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 2
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1074. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 3
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1075. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1076. Hemophagocytic reticulosis
     The abnormal proliferation of reticulum cell (histiocytes) which infiltrate various organs and. Macrophages destroy blood cells causing blood abnormalities. Meningoencephalitis frequently occurs when the histiocytes infiltrate the mininges and cerebral ti...more »
    1077. Hemophilia
     Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot....more »
    1078. Hemophilus influenzae B
     Bacterial respiratory infection with dangerous complications....more »
    1079. Hemorragic fever with renal syndrome
     A group of infectious diseases that involve bleeding, fever and kidney problems. Examples of viruses that can cause such infectious diseases include Hantan virus, Puumala virus and Seoul virus. Examples of diseases caused by viruses in this group includes...more »
    1080. Hemorrhagic proctocolitis
     Inflammation of the rectum and colon that results in bleeding....more »
    1081. Hemorrhagic thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by increased number of platelets in the blood which often results in an enlarged spleen, bleeding and blood vessel blockages....more »
    1082. Hemorrhoids
     Swollen blood vessels around the anus....more »
    1083. Henna-induced lead poisoning
     Henna is used mainly by Middle Eastern people as a hair and skin dye. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1084. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
     A blood disorder triggered by the use of the drug called heparin which is an anticoagulant. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1085. 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 »
    1086. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Clove
     Clove can be used as a herbal agent that can be used topically for tooth pain or as a local anesthetic in dentistry. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction or even anaphylaxis in some people....more »
    1087. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Echinacea
     Echinacea can be used as a herbal agent to treat arthritis, vaginal yeast infections, cold and flu as well as infections involving the respiratory system, urinary tract and skin. The herbal agent can produce and adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1088. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Ginseng
     Ginseng can be used as a herbal agent, usually in the form of a tea, to help combat stress. Some people may develop an adverse reaction to Ginseng....more »
    1089. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. Kombucha can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1090. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Margosa oil
     Margosa oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat parasitic infestations. The herbal agent contains various chemicals which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1091. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Pennyroyal Oil
     Pennyroyal Oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat delayed menstruation and as an insect repellent. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1092. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Senna
     Senna can be used to treat constipation or to prepare the colon for a rectal examination. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1093. Herbal Agent overdose -- Autumn Crocus
     Autumn crocus can be used as a herbal agent to treat gout and rheumatoid conditions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as colchicine and the ingestion of excessive amounts of this can result in symptoms. Severe overdose can result in death and chro...more »
    1094. Herbal Agent overdose -- Cleistanthus Collinus
     Cleistanthus collinus can be used as a herbal agent which is very toxic and has been used to commit suicide or murder. The herbal agent contains toxic chemicals such as dyphyllin, collinusin and glycosides....more »
    1095. Herbal Agent overdose -- Garlic
     Garlic can be used as a herbal agent to treat cholesterol problems, high blood pressure and to reduce inflammation and the risk of blood clots. The bulb of the garlic plant contain alliin and ajoene which can cause an adverse reaction in some people or va...more »
    1096. Herbal Agent overdose -- Germanium
     Germanium is used as a health food supplement mainly in Japan but it can cause various problems if too much is taken. Chronic use and the ingestion of a large amount at one time can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    1097. Herbal Agent overdose -- Ginseng
     Ginseng can be used as a herbal agent, usually in the form of a tea, to help combat stress. Excessive doses of ginseng can cause overdose symptoms - 3 to 15 g per day for a number of years can cause overdose symptoms....more »
    1098. Herbal Agent overdose -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. The ingestion of excessive amounts of Kombucha can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    1099. Hereditary Polyposis Coli
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous....more »
    1100. Hereditary carnitine deficiency
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine resulting primarily in muscle problems. Severe symptoms can be triggered by periods of illness or fasting....more »
    1101. Hereditary carnitine deficiency syndrome
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine resulting primarily in muscle weakness. The carnitine deficiency may be due to excessive loss of insufficient production....more »
    1102. Hereditary carnitine deficiency syndrome, systemic
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine in tissues other than the muscles resulting primarily in muscle weakness....more »
    1103. Hereditary elliptocytosis
     An inherited blood disorder where a significant number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) are elliptical or oval shaped rather than doughnut shaped. The condition is often asymptomatic but anemia can result when the abnormal red blood cells are destroyed....more »
    1104. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by epistaxes and multiple telangiectases....more »
    1105. Hereditary non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     A group of genetic blood disorders where red blood cells are prematurely destroyed resulting in anemia if they are not replaced fast enough. The blood cells are destroyed because they have abnormally weak membranes which gives them an irregular shape rath...more »
    1106. Hereditary primary Fanconi disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by defective reabsorption of various substances such as phosphate, potassium, amino acids and glucose which manifests as a wide range of abnormalities and problems....more »
    1107. Hereditary spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     An inherited blood disorder where a metabolic defect causes defects in the red blood cells membranes which leads to their characteristic spherical shape (normal cells are doughnut shaped) and premature destruction....more »
    1108. Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by various degrees of albinism, bleeding due to a platelet defect and accumulation of a waxy substance in cells (lysosomal ceroid storage)....more »
    1109. Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 2
     A rare disorder characterized by various degrees of albinism, bleeding due to a platelet defect, an accumulation of a waxy substance in cells (lysosomal ceroid storage) and immunodeficiency. HPS type 2 differs from type 1 in that it also involves immunode...more »
    1110. Heroin overdose
     Heroin is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1111. Herpes stomatitis
     Mouth infection with ulcers/blisters due to the herpes virus...more »
    1112. 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 »
    1113. Hip Replacement
     The replacement of a hip with an synthetic joint...more »
    1114. Hirschsprung's disease
     A rare condition where abnormalities in the bowel muscles prevent it from contracting normally and pushing the fecal matter through which results in obstruction and dilation of the bowel....more »
    1115. Histidinuria, renal tubular defect
     A very rare syndrome where a kidney defect causes high levels of histidine in the urine....more »
    1116. Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell
     A group of disorders involving the excessive proliferation of histiocytes (macrophages) which are not Langerhans cells. Subgroups of this disorder includes hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, sinus histiocytosis, xanthogranuloma and sea-blue histiocyte sy...more »
    1117. Histoplasmosis
     Lung infection from fungus Histoplasma capsulatum...more »
    1118. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    1119. 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 »
    1120. 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 »
    1121. 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 »
    1122. Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency
     An inherited disorder where the enzymes that use the vitamin biotin are defective....more »
    1123. Homocystinuria
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving the amino acid methionine and resulting in a harmful accumulation of homocysteine in the body....more »
    1124. Homocystinuria due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency
     A rare genetic biochemical disorder where a deficiency of cystathionine beta-synthase results in high levels of methionine and homocysteine in the blood and reduced levels of cyteine in the blood. There are two subtypes of the disorder with varying manife...more »
    1125. Homocystinuria due to defect in methylation (cbl g)
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (methionine synthase) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocystine which results in harmful af...more »
    1126. Homocystinuria due to defect in methylation cbl e
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (methionine synthase reductase) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocystine which results in ...more »
    1127. Homologous wasting disease
     A term used to describe the disease state resulting from a graft versus host reaction. Graft versus host reaction occurs when the immune system of a transplant patient attacks the transplanted tissue but in homologous wasting disease the immune cells in t...more »
    1128. Hookworm
     Worm spread through feces with poor sanitation....more »
    1129. Hoyeraal-Hreidarsson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by retarded growth, a small head, anemia, immunodeficiency and an underdeveloped brain (cerebellum)....more »
    1130. Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Anaplasma phagocytophilia) which attack granulocytes (a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the deer and American dog tick....more »
    1131. Human monocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Ehrlichia chaffeensis) which attack monocytes(a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the Lone Star and American dog tick....more »
    1132. Human parvovirus B19 infection -- fetal
     Fetal infection with human parvovirus B19....more »
    1133. Hydatidosis
     A parasitic infection caused by a tapeworm larva called echinococci. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location of the infestation - the most common site for the larval cysts is the liver. The most common symptoms are due to compressi...more »
    1134. Hydrocarbon poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of hydrocarbon compounds such as turpentine, pine oil, cleaning agents, fuel, polishes, kerosene and car products....more »
    1135. Hydrocodone overdose
     Hydrocodone is a prescription drug used mainly to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1136. Hydronephrosis congenital
     A rare kidney disorder that is present at birth and involves enlargement of the part of the ureter closest to the kidney due to obstruction of the flow of urine out of the kidney. The severity of the condition is determined by the degree of obstruction....more »
    1137. Hydrops fetalis syndrome due to Beta-thalassemia
     Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the fetus which can be fatal. The condition is caused by a blood abnormality (absence of Beta-globulin genes - Beta-thalassemia)....more »
    1138. Hydroxyacyl-coa dehydrogenase, type 2, deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (hydroxyacyl-coa dehydrogenase). The severity of the symptoms is highly variable with some cases resulting in death during the first decade while others suffer psychomotor and regression. Some ...more »
    1139. Hydroxyprogesterone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Hydroxyprogesterone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of...more »
    1140. Hyper IgE
     Inherited immunodeficiency disorders involving excessive production of IgE and frequent bacterial (staphylococcal) infections mainly involving the skin as well as other problems. Recessively inherited forms of the condition tend to be more serious with bo...more »
    1141. Hyper IgM syndrome 1
     Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome Xq26 and tends to a...more »
    1142. Hyper IgM syndrome 3
     Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20q12-q13.2....more »
    1143. 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 »
    1144. 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 »
    1145. Hyperandrogenism
     Excessive levels of androgen (male sex hormones) that can occur in males and females....more »
    1146. Hyperbilirubinemia
     Increased levels of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a by product from the breakdown of haemoglobin....more »
    1147. Hyperbilirubinemia transient, familial, neonatal
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where the body is unable to break down bilirubin which results in progressive jaundice which can be fatal or result in kernicterus (brain damage due to severe jaundice)....more »
    1148. Hyperdibasic aminoaciduria type 2
     A rare inborn urea cycle disorder characterized by an enzyme defect in the amino acid transporter gene SLC7A7 (positive amino acid transporter)....more »
    1149. Hyperekplexia and epilepsy
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by progressively severe epilepsy and hyperekplexia. The condition is caused by a defect on chromosome Xq22.1....more »
    1150. Hyperemesis Gravidarum
     Rare condition of excessive vomiting during pregnancy...more »
    1151. Hypergammaglobulinemia
     An increase in the level of any of a number of gamma globulins. This can result from conditions such as chronic bacterial infections, multiple myeloma, lymphomas, dysproteinemias, liver disease and chronic granulomatous inflammations. The exact symptoms d...more »
    1152. Hyperglycemia
     High levels of glucose in the blood...more »
    1153. Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome
     Life-threatening complication of high blood sugars and diabetes....more »
    1154. Hyperinsulinemia
     High insulin levels in the blood...more »
    1155. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 2
     A disorder where too much insulin causes low blood sugar in infants. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid the brain being damaged by repeated periods of low blood sugar. The various types of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia are distinguished by their...more »
    1156. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 3
     A disorder where too much insulin causes low blood sugar in infants. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid the brain being damaged by repeated periods of low blood sugar. The various types of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia are distinguished by their...more »
    1157. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 4
     A disorder where too much insulin causes low blood sugar in infants. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid the brain being damaged by repeated periods of low blood sugar. The various types of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia are distinguished by their...more »
    1158. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 5
     A disorder where too much insulin causes low blood sugar in infants. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid the brain being damaged by repeated periods of low blood sugar. The various types of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia are distinguished by their...more »
    1159. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 6
     A disorder where too much insulin causes low blood sugar in infants. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid the brain being damaged by repeated periods of low blood sugar. The various types of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia are distinguished by their...more »
    1160. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 7
     A disorder where too much insulin causes low blood sugar in infants. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid the brain being damaged by repeated periods of low blood sugar. The various types of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia are distinguished by their...more »
    1161. Hyperinsulinism due to glucokinase deficiency
     An inherited condition characterized by high insulin levels due to deficiency of glucokinase. The lack of glucokinase prevents the pancreas from detecting low blood sugar so insulin continues to be secreted which keeps the blood sugar level low. Severe sy...more »
    1162. Hyperinsulinism due to glutamodehydrogenase deficiency
     An inherited condition characterized by high insulin and ammonia levels in the blood due to an enzyme deficiency (glutamate dehydrogenase). Episodes of low blood sugar can be triggered by fasting for too long or eating a protein meal. Severe symptoms such...more »
    1163. Hyperinsulinism in children, congenital
     A rare inherited condition characterized by high insulin levels which cause low blood sugar. Severe symptoms such as seizures and coma can result if sugar levels drop too low....more »
    1164. Hyperinsulinism, diffuse
     A rare inherited condition where there are abnormal islet cells spread throughout the pancreas. The islet of Langerhans cells produce insulin which regulates the body's sugar level....more »
    1165. Hyperinsulinism, focal
     A rare inherited condition where only some of the pancreatic islet cells that produce insulin are abnormal. The prognosis for this form is good as surgical removal of the abnormal pancreatic tissue allows the pancreas to retain normal function....more »
    1166. Hyperkalemic Renal Tubular Acidosis
     A condition characterized by the inability of the kidneys to excrete acidic urine as well as an accumulation of potassium in the body...more »
    1167. Hyperornithinemia-hyperammonemia-homocitrullinuria syndrome
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where ammonia builds up in the body due to a defect in the transport of ornithine which prevents ammonia being converted to urea and being excreted through the urine. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1168. Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome
     A form of diabetic coma seen in type 2 diabetes mellitus...more »
    1169. Hyperparathyroidism
     Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands....more »
    1170. Hyperphosphataemia
    1171. Hyperpigmentation in children
    1172. Hyperprolinemia type 2
     A rare metabolic abnormality involving a deficiency of a particular enzyme (Delta-1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate dehydrogenase) which affects amino acid metabolism and causes mental retardation and convulsions....more »
    1173. Hyperreninemic Hypoaldosteronism, Familial 2
     A very rare genetic disorder where deficiency of a particularly chemical results in a deficiency of aldosterone. The condition can be severe enough to cause infant death unless the patient is diagnosed and treated....more »
    1174. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    1175. Hypersplenism
     A condition which is characterized by the exaggeration of blood degrading function of the spleen...more »
    1176. Hyperthermia -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that hyperthermia during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure an...more »
    1177. Hypervitaminoses A and D
     The excessive physiological effect of vitamin A or D cause by excessive intake of the vitamins...more »
    1178. Hypoadrenalism
     Reduced adrenal gland activity....more »
    1179. Hypoadrenocorticism -- hypoparathyroidism -- moniliasis
     An autoimmune disorder where hormone production by various glands is reduced. The main features of the disorder are Addison disease and/or hypoparathyroidism and/or chronic candidiasis....more »
    1180. Hypoaldosteronism, familial
     A very rare genetic disorder where deficiency of a particularly chemical (aldosterone synthase) results in a deficiency of aldosterone. The condition can be severe enough to cause infant death unless the patient is diagnosed and treated....more »
    1181. Hypocalcemia
     Low levels of calcium in the blood...more »
    1182. Hypoglycemia with deficiency of glycogen synthetase in the liver
     A rare condition where low blood sugar is caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called glycogen synthetase in the liver. Symptoms tend to occur after periods of fasting....more »
    1183. Hypoglycemia, leucine-induced
     A rare disorder where episodes of low blood sugar occurs after eating a meal which contains the protein leucine....more »
    1184. Hypokalemia
     Low levels of potassium in the body....more »
    1185. 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 »
    1186. Hypoketonemic hypoglycemia
     A rare condition usually caused by fatty oxidation defects and involves low blood sugar and low blood ketone level....more »
    1187. Hypomagnesemia caused by selective magnesium malabsorption
     A rare genetic disorder which causes low blood magnesium and results in low calcium levels also. Death can occur if left untreated. The condition is believed to results from abnormal intestinal absorption of magnesium rather than the excessive secretion o...more »
    1188. Hypophosphatemia
     Low blood phosphate levels. Causes include malnourishment, chronic alcoholism excessive carbohydrate consumption, malabsorption, phosphaturia, liver failure, respiratory alkalosis and certain genetic disorders....more »
    1189. Hypophosphatemic rickets
     A rare genetic type of rickets involving defective phosphate transport and vitamin D metabolism in the kidneys. Poor calcium absorption from the intestines leads to bone softening....more »
    1190. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
     A rare condition where an infant is born with an underdeveloped left side of the heart which prevents the heart from pumping oxygenated blood efficiently to various parts of the body....more »
    1191. ICF syndrome
     A very rare, recessively inherited syndrome characterized mainly by a weak immune system and facial anomalies....more »
    1192. IPEX syndrome
     A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is li...more »
    1193. Iatrogenic pneumothorax
     A pneumothorax that is caused by the actions of a physician or surgeon...more »
    1194. Ichthyosis and male hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin and insufficient hormone production by the male gonads....more »
    1195. Ichthyosis congenita, Harlequin fetus type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....more »
    1196. Ichthyosis congenita, harlequin type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....more »
    1197. Ichthyosis male hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin and insufficient hormone production by the male gonads....more »
    1198. Idiopathic diffuse interstitial fibrosis
     A rare lung disease involving progressive inflammation and scarring (fibrosis) of deep lung tissue which can cause shortness of breath. In idiopathic forms of the condition, there is no apparent cause....more »
    1199. Idiopathic eosinophilic chronic pneumopathy
     A rare disorder where eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) accumulate in the lungs and cause problems. The symptoms occur gradually over a period of weeks or even months....more »
    1200. Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome
     A rare kidney disorder which has no apparent cause. The filtering structures of the kidneys are only slightly damaged and appear to be almost normal. Progression to kidney failure is very rare....more »
    1201. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
     A rare disorder involving bleeding into the lungs which can eventually cause damage to the lungs....more »
    1202. Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension
     A rare condition where sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries cause cyanosis, polycythemia and heart failure....more »
    1203. Idiopathic subglottic tracheal stenosis
     Narrowing of the portion of the trachea below the glottis (voice box) that occurs for no apparent reason....more »
    1204. IgA nephropathy
     A rare disorder where kidney inflammation leads to a build up of the antibody (IgA) in the kidney which results in the characteristic symptom of blood in the urine....more »
    1205. Imipramine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1206. Immune Dysfunction with T-Cell Inactivation due to Calcium Entry Defect 2
     A rare condition where a genetic anomaly affects the movement of calcium through the body and results in immune system problems. Defect 1 is linked to a defect in the STIM1 gene on chromosome 11p15.5 The condition was reported in four siblings....more »
    1207. Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
     Reduced blood platelets causing visible skin blemishes from bleeding or bruising....more »
    1208. Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked
     A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is li...more »
    1209. Impetigo
     Contagious skin rash from bacteria...more »
    1210. Inborn urea cycle disorder
     A genetic disorder involving a deficiency of one of the enzymes needed in the urea cycle. The urea cycle is the process of removing ammonia from blood stream by converting it to urea and excreting it via urine. A build-up of ammonia in the blood is toxic ...more »
    1211. 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 »
    1212. India tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1213. Indian tick fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1214. Infant Cytomegalic virus
     A serious CMV viral infection in newborns....more »
    1215. Infantile apnea
     A disorder where infants stop breathing temporarily....more »
    1216. Infantile hypophosphatasia
     An inherited bone disorder due to an inborn error of metabolism characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphate. The condition becomes noticeably during infancy and involves a period of normal development (about 6 months) followed by deterioration due...more »
    1217. Infantile multisystem inflammatory disease
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    1218. Infective endocarditis
     The infection and inflammation of the inner heart layers, especially the valves. The infection is usually bacterial. The condition carries a high risk of death....more »
    1219. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors
     A rare tumor that tends to occur mainly in the soft tissue and internal body organs. The more common specific locations are soft tissue, mediastinum, pancreas, gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts, mouth, skin, breast, nerve, bone and central nervous...more »
    1220. Inherited Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by thrombotic microangiography occurring with renal failure, hemolytic anemia and severe thrombocytopenia...more »
    1221. Inherited spherocytic anemia
     Inherited Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of red...more »
    1222. Insect sting allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction at the site of an insect sting...more »
    1223. Insulin resistance, short fifth metacarpals
     A rare syndrome characterized by short fifth fingers and fifth hand bones as well as insulin resistance....more »
    1224. Insulin-resistance syndrome, type A
     A syndrome characterized by insulin resistance resulting in distinctive skin lesions called acanthosis nigricans. It is the least severe form of insulin resistance....more »
    1225. Insulin-resistance type B
     A very rare syndrome where insulin resistance is associated with autoimmune disease. The disorder is caused by antibodies which attack the bodies insulin receptors....more »
    1226. Insulinoma
     A rare form of pancreatic cancer that causes excessive secretion of the hormone insulin. A relatively small number of cases are malignant....more »
    1227. Intermediate cystinosis
     Cystinosis is a condition where excess amino acid cystine builds up to harmful levels in the body. The intermediate form of cystinosis starts later than the nephropathic form but the symptoms are the same....more »
    1228. Intestinal epithelial dysplasia
     A rare intestinal disorder characterized by defects in the intestinal lining which results in severe chronic diarrhea usually soon after birth. Parenteral nutrition is usually required long term which can result in various complications and thus an intest...more »
    1229. Intractable diarrhea of infancy (generic term)
     A group of disorder characterized by severe, difficult to treat, chronic diarrhea that starts during infancy. There a number of different disorders that can cause this condition - autoimmune enteropathy, congenital villous atrophy and syndromic diarrhea. ...more »
    1230. Intractable diarrhea with enterocytes assembly abnormalities, congenital, familial
     An inherited disorder characterized by severe, chronic diarrhea in infants due to defects in the intestinal absorptive cells called enterocytes....more »
    1231. Intrinsic factor, congenital deficiency of
     A very rare disorder where a deficiency of a protein called intrinsic factor prevents vitamin B12 from being absorbed from the stomach. Thus, vitamin B12 deficiency occurs which leads to anemia....more »
    1232. Iodine overuse
     The consumption of high doses of iodine can cause symptoms....more »
    1233. Iron deficiency
     When there is a deficiency of iron in the body...more »
    1234. Iron deficiency anemia
     Iron-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of iron in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells....more »
    1235. Iron poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of iron - often occurs when children ingest adult iron tablets....more »
    1236. Isaacs syndrome
     A rare disorder where muscles suffer from stiffness and cramping, particularly limb muscles....more »
    1237. Isobutyric aciduria
     An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and s...more »
    1238. Isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     An extremely rare genetic condition where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine....more »
    1239. Isoniazid toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1240. Isosporiasis
     Infection with a type of protozoan parasite (Isoporo belli). Infections tend to occur in tropical countries and AIDS patients are the most susceptible. Healthy individuals tend to recover within weeks whereas the disease persists for months or years in im...more »
    1241. Isosporosiasis
     A parasitic disease caused by a protozoa called Isospora belli. Infection occurs through eating contaminated food and tends to occur in tropical areas. Immunocompromised patients tend to be more susceptible to the infection and the symptoms are more sever...more »
    1242. Isradipine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1243. Israeli spotted fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1244. Ivemark Syndrome
     A rare progressive disorder characterized by absence or abnormal development of the spleen and malformations of the heart vessels....more »
    1245. Ivic Syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by finger and hand bone abnormalities (radial ray defects), crossed eyes, deafness and other variable anomalies....more »
    1246. Jacobs syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart inflammation (pericardium), joint disease and permanent finger flexion. The number of joints affected is variable....more »
    1247. Jacobsen syndrome
     A very rare chromosomal disorder involving the absence of a portion of chromosome 11q. The range and severity of symptoms is determined by the size of the portion that is deleted....more »
    1248. Janbon syndrome
     Gastrointestinal symptoms that can occur when using a drug called oxytetracycline which is a type of antibiotic. The drug tends to destroy the good bacteria in the gastrointestinal system and allows other bacteria resistant to the drug to flourish....more »
    1249. Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by extremely short stature, unusual face and skeletal and joint abnormalities....more »
    1250. Jatropha multifida poisoning
     The Jatropha multifida is a decorative garden plant which bears a sweet fruit. It is found in Africa, Australia and America. The oil from the plant is used in parts of Africa to treat parasitic infestations and rheumatism. The seeds, fruit and sap contain...more »
    1251. Jejunal diverticulosis
     Jejunal diverticulosis is considered to be a generally asymptomatic condition in which the diverticula are pulsion mucosal herniations with walls lacking a muscle layer....more »
    1252. Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by congenital deafness and a long Q-T interval which is where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge after a heartbeat....more »
    1253. Jin Bu Huan-induced lead poisoning
     Jin Bu Huan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies...more »
    1254. Job syndrome
     An immunodeficiency disorder characterized by excessive production of IgE and frequent bacterial infections mainly involving the skin....more »
    1255. Junin virus
    1256. Juniper tar poisoning
     Tar from the Juniper plant is sometimes used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Ingestion of the substance can cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    1257. Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis
     A rare inherited disease involving tumor-like deposits of a substance called hyaline in body tissues such as skin, gums, joints and bones. Hyalin is a collagen-like substance made by cells in the connective tissue....more »
    1258. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
     A group of chronic inflammatory joint disorders that affects children. The condition generally involves periods of time where the condition is active followed by periods of abatement of symptoms. In some cases, the condition can be systemic and can cause ...more »
    1259. Juvenile nephronophthisis
     A rare inherited kidney disorder characterized by formation of cysts inside the kidney, kidney fibrosis and tubular atrophy which leads to progressive kidney failure....more »
    1260. Juvenile polyposis of infancy
     A genetic inherited risk of developing gastrointestinal tumors. The condition is characterized by gastrointestinal polyps which have a high risk of eventually becoming malignant. The polyps can cause gastrointestinal symptoms even if they aren't malignant...more »
    1261. Juvenile polyposis syndrome, infantile form
     A genetic inherited risk of developing gastrointestinal tumors. The condition is characterized by gastrointestinal polyps which have a high risk of eventually becoming malignant. The polyps can cause gastrointestinal symptoms even if they aren't malignant...more »
    1262. Kandu-induced lead poisoning
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian and Indian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of...more »
    1263. Kaposi sarcoma
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also affect the lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. There are four forms of the condition: Classical Indolent form, Endemic African KS, iatrogenic KS and a...more »
    1264. Kashin-Bek disease
     A disease involving progressive joint degeneration which affects the spine and hands and feet. The condition becomes progressively worse and eventually leads to disability. The condition is most often seen in children who live in the northern parts of Chi...more »
    1265. Katayama fever
     An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters....more »
    1266. Kawanism
     Kava can be used as a herbal agent to treat anxiety, restlessness, stress and sleeping problems due to anxiety. The herbal agent contains chemicals including alpha-pyrone which can cause various symptoms if it is taken for long periods of time....more »
    1267. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    1268. Kenya fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1269. Kenya tick typhus
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1270. Kenya tick-bite fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1271. Keratosis palmoplantaris -- adenocarcinoma of the colon
     A rare disorder characterized by cancer of the secretory lining of the colon as well as thickening of the skin on the palms and soles. The colon cancer tends to grow slowly....more »
    1272. Kernicterus
     A rare condition involving high blood levels of bilirubin which can also accumulate in the brain and lead to neurological problems....more »
    1273. Kersting-Hellwig syndrome
     A rare disorder involving the development of a skin nodule which is often painful....more »
    1274. Kidney arteriovenous fistula
     An abnormal connection between the arteries and veins in the kidneys....more »
    1275. Kidney conditions
     Any condition affecting the kidney organs....more »
    1276. Kidney damage -- 1,2-Dichloromethane
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called 1,2-Dichloromethane. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas s...more »
    1277. Kidney damage -- Acetaminophen
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called acetaminophen (Tylenol). Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending ...more »
    1278. Kidney damage -- Aminoglycosides
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by aminoglycoside antibiotics. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the t...more »
    1279. Kidney damage -- Aminosalicylic Acid
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called aminosalicylic acid. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on ...more »
    1280. Kidney damage -- Amphotericin B
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by an antibiotic called amphotericin B. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity...more »
    1281. Kidney damage -- Amyl Alcohol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to amyl alcohol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately ...more »
    1282. Kidney damage -- Anti-cancer drugs
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to anti-cancer drugs such as cyclosporine and cisplatin. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any sympto...more »
    1283. Kidney damage -- Aristolochic acid
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to aristolochic acid. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultima...more »
    1284. Kidney damage -- Arsenic
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to arsenic. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    1285. Kidney damage -- Aspirin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called Aspirin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity ...more »
    1286. Kidney damage -- Automobile exhaust
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Automobile exhaust. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultim...more »
    1287. Kidney damage -- Bacitracin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called bacitracin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the sever...more »
    1288. Kidney damage -- Bismuth
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to bismuth. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    1289. Kidney damage -- Cadmium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to cadmium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    1290. Kidney damage -- Carbon Tetrachloride
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Carbon tetrachloride. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ult...more »
    1291. Kidney damage -- Cephaloridine
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Cephaloridine. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the se...more »
    1292. Kidney damage -- Chloroform
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called chloroform. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe dam...more »
    1293. Kidney damage -- Chlortetracycline
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Chlorotetracycline. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on t...more »
    1294. Kidney damage -- Chromium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to chromium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    1295. Kidney damage -- Cisplatin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to an anti-cancer drug called Cisplatin. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sever...more »
    1296. Kidney damage -- Contrast agents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a contrast agent called sodium iodide used in some diagnostic tests. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or c...more »
    1297. Kidney damage -- Copper
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to copper. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    1298. Kidney damage -- Cyclophosphamide
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to an anti-cancer drug called Cyclophosphamide. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms wherea...more »
    1299. Kidney damage -- Cyclosporin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to an anti-cancer drug called cyclosporine. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas se...more »
    1300. Kidney damage -- Degreasing solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to degreasing solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ulti...more »
    1301. Kidney damage -- Dichloroacetylene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Dichloroacetylene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    1302. Kidney damage -- Diethylene glycol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Diethylene glycol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    1303. Kidney damage -- Dioxane
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Dioxane. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage...more »
    1304. Kidney damage -- Ethylene Glycol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to ethylene glycol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimate...more »
    1305. Kidney damage -- Ethylene glycol ethers
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Ethylene glycol ethers. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can u...more »
    1306. Kidney damage -- Fuels
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to fuel. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result i...more »
    1307. Kidney damage -- Gasoline
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to gasoline. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    1308. Kidney damage -- Germanium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to germanium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately res...more »
    1309. Kidney damage -- Glue solvent vapors
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to glue solvent vapors. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ulti...more »
    1310. Kidney damage -- Glues
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to glues. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result ...more »
    1311. Kidney damage -- Gold
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to gold. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result i...more »
    1312. Kidney damage -- Hairdressing solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to hairdressing solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ul...more »
    1313. Kidney damage -- Hairdressing sprays
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to hairdressing sprays. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ulti...more »
    1314. Kidney damage -- Heavy metals
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to heavy metals. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately ...more »
    1315. Kidney damage -- Herbicide
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to herbicides. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately re...more »
    1316. Kidney damage -- Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms wher...more »
    1317. Kidney damage -- Hydrocarbons
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to hydrocarbons such as chloroform and styrene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms wherea...more »
    1318. Kidney damage -- Ibuprofen
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called Ibuprofen. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severit...more »
    1319. Kidney damage -- Lead
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to lead. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result i...more »
    1320. Kidney damage -- Lithium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to lithium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    1321. Kidney damage -- Mercury
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to mercury. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    1322. Kidney damage -- Methanol
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to methanol. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    1323. Kidney damage -- Methemoglobin-producing agents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to methemoglobin-producing agents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe dama...more »
    1324. Kidney damage -- Methicillin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called methicillin. Kidney damage usually occurs as a result of an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    1325. Kidney damage -- Neomycin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Neomycin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severit...more »
    1326. Kidney damage -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chron...more »
    1327. Kidney damage -- Oxytetracycline
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called Oxytetracycline. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the ...more »
    1328. Kidney damage -- Paint solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paint solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimatel...more »
    1329. Kidney damage -- Paint thinners
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paint thinners. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimatel...more »
    1330. Kidney damage -- Paints
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paints. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    1331. Kidney damage -- Paraquat ochratoxin A
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to paraquat ochratoxin A. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ul...more »
    1332. Kidney damage -- Perchloroethylene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Perchloroethylene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    1333. Kidney damage -- Pesticide solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to pesticide solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultim...more »
    1334. Kidney damage -- Pesticides
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to pesticides. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately re...more »
    1335. Kidney damage -- Platinum
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to platinum. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    1336. Kidney damage -- Polymyxin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called polymyxin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severi...more »
    1337. Kidney damage -- Prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of analgesic called prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chroni...more »
    1338. Kidney damage -- Rifampin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called rifampin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severit...more »
    1339. Kidney damage -- Silica
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to silica. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    1340. Kidney damage -- Silicon compounds
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to silicon compounds. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultima...more »
    1341. Kidney damage -- Silver
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to silver. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result...more »
    1342. Kidney damage -- Solvents
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to solvents. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    1343. Kidney damage -- Styrene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called styrene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage...more »
    1344. Kidney damage -- Sulphonamides
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by sulphonamide antibiotics. The kidney damage usually occurs as a result of an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney ...more »
    1345. Kidney damage -- Thallium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to thallium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resu...more »
    1346. Kidney damage -- Toluene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called toluene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage...more »
    1347. Kidney damage -- Trichloroethane
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called Trichloroethane. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sever...more »
    1348. Kidney damage -- Trichloroethylene
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to a hydrocarbon called trichloroethylene. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas sev...more »
    1349. Kidney damage -- Trimethropin
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called trimethropin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the sev...more »
    1350. Kidney damage -- Uranium
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by exposure to Uranium. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately resul...more »
    1351. Kidney damage -- analgesics
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by analgesics such as acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacut...more »
    1352. Kidney damage -- antibiotics
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by antibiotics. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the toxicity. Kidney...more »
    1353. Kidney damage due to chemicals
     Damage or injury to kidneys caused by substances such as chemicals and medicines. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent o...more »
    1354. Kohl-induced lead poisoning
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by various ethnic groups (e.g. Africans, Asians, Indians and Pakistanis) to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to...more »
    1355. Kohlschutter-Tonz syndrome
     A rare syndrome involving degeneration of the central nervous system, seizures and abnormal tooth development....more »
    1356. Korovnikov syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by enlarged spleen and increased blood platelets which leads to bleeding problems. It is considered to by a form of Banti's disease....more »
    1357. Kugel-Stoloff syndrome
     A rare form of heart disease that occurs in children and involves fibrosis and thickening of the heart muscle which affects it's ability to function. The cause is unknown....more »
    1358. Kushta-induced lead poisoning
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian and Pakistani people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high ...more »
    1359. L-3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1360. LADHSC deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1361. Lactic Acidosis
     Acidic blood (acidosis) due to buildup of lactate...more »
    1362. Lactic Acidosis, Fatal Infantile
     The excessive accumulation of lactic acid in the blood which leads to metabolic acidosis....more »
    1363. Lactic acidosis congenital infantile
     A rare congenital condition where an infant has high levels of lactic acid in the blood causing metabolic acidosis....more »
    1364. Lamictal -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lamictal during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    1365. Lamotrigine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lamotrigine 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 »
    1366. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells...more »
    1367. Lantana poisoning
     Lantana is a small flowering shrub with spiny stems. It bears small clusters of colorful flowers on a stalk and small green fruit which become dark when ripe. The plant contains a chemical called triterpene which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. Dea...more »
    1368. Large granular lymphocyte leukemia
     A form of leukemia characterized by an increased number of circulating granular lymphocytes....more »
    1369. Laryngeal cleft
     A rare birth defect where there is an abnormal opening between the larynx and esophagus which allows food to get into the airways and even the lungs. The severity of the condition is determined by the size of the opening....more »
    1370. Lassa fever
     Infectious rat-borne West African disease....more »
    1371. Lawrence-Seip syndrome
     Lawrence-Seip syndrome is a relatively uncommon condition involving generalized loss of skin fat that is acquired rather than congenital as in Berardinelli-Seip Syndrome. Patients can also develop diabetes mellitus and other problems. The loss of skin fat...more »
    1372. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....more »
    1373. Lead poisoning -- African Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by African people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high conten...more »
    1374. Lead poisoning -- African Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by African people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of...more »
    1375. Lead poisoning -- Aisan Folk Remedies -- Chuifong tokuwan
     Chuifong tokuwan is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to arthritis and other pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use...more »
    1376. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Bali goli
     Bali goli (flat black bean) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1377. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Deshi Dewa
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Asian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is s...more »
    1378. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Ghasard
     Ghasard is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Asian and Indian people as a tonic (usually for indigestion). This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible ...more »
    1379. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Kandu
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The ...more »
    1380. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content ...more »
    1381. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Pay-loo-ah
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by Vietnamese people to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of f...more »
    1382. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Asian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1383. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Ba Bow Sen
     Ba Bow Sen is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat childhood hyperactivity and to alleviate nightmares. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to...more »
    1384. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Cordyceps
     Cordyceps is a folk remedy by Chinese people to treat high blood pressure, bleeding problems and diabetes. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    1385. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Hai Ge Fen
     Hai Ge Fen is clamshell powder used mainly by Chinese people to make traditional Chinese herbal medicines. This product has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1386. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Jin Bu Huan
     Jin Bu Huan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies...more »
    1387. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Po Ying Tan
     Po Ying Tan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat minor childhood complaints. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. Th...more »
    1388. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Rueda
     Rueda is a lead-containing folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat infant colic or to calm young children. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to t...more »
    1389. Lead poisoning -- Folk Remedies
     A number of folk remedies have the potential to cause lead poisoning due to their relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is still prevalent in some cultures. The high content of lead...more »
    1390. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Alarcon
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more sus...more »
    1391. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Azarcon
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. C...more »
    1392. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Coral
     Coral is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    1393. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Greta
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    1394. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Liga
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    1395. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Luiga
     Luiga is a folk remedy used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susce...more »
    1396. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Maria Luisa
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lea...more »
    1397. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Deshi Dewa
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Indian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1398. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kandu
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    1399. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content...more »
    1400. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kushta
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by the Indian people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of...more »
    1401. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Indian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of ...more »
    1402. Lead poisoning -- Iranian Folk Remedies -- Bint Al Zahab
     Bint Al Zahab is a folk remedy used mainly by Iranian people to treat infant colic and to facilitate the passage of meconium in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are m...more »
    1403. Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Kuwait people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure to lea...more »
    1404. Lead poisoning -- Loas Folk Remedies -- Pay-loo-ah
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by the Hmong people from Loas to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    1405. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Alarcon
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susc...more »
    1406. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Albayaidle
     Albayaidle is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively hig...more »
    1407. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Albayalde
     Albayalde is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high...more »
    1408. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Azarcon
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Ch...more »
    1409. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Coral
     Coral is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    1410. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Greta
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    1411. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Liga
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Child...more »
    1412. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Luiga
     Luiga is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    1413. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Maria Luisa
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead...more »
    1414. Lead poisoning -- Middle East Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Middle East people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effect...more »
    1415. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Alkohl
     Alkohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively hi...more »
    1416. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Anzroot
     Anzroot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat gastroenteritis. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of...more »
    1417. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Cebagin
     Cebagin is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk r...more »
    1418. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Henna
     Henna is used mainly by Middle Eastern people as a hair and skin dye. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1419. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high...more »
    1420. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Saoot
     Saoot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat digestive eye injuries, teething and to manage the umbilical stump in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    1421. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Pakistani people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high cont...more »
    1422. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Kushta
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by the Pakistani people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content...more »
    1423. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Pakistani people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    1424. Lead poisoning -- Pakistani eye cosmetics
     Exposure to lead can result from the use of Pakistani eye cosmetics contaminated with lead. The most frequent cases have been noted in children as they are more sensitive to the effects of lead. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood...more »
    1425. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Al Murrah
     Al Murrah is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and colic. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible...more »
    1426. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Bint Dahab
     Bint Dahab is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat such things as constipation, diarrhea, colic and various other infant conditions. It is also used by Saudi Arabian jewelers. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisonin...more »
    1427. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure...more »
    1428. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Farouk
     Farouk is a folk remedy by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is sti...more »
    1429. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Santrinj
     Santrinj is a paint primer but is also used as a folk remedy mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething and gum boils. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptib...more »
    1430. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine
     Traditional Saudi medicine is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi people to treat teething and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of ...more »
    1431. Lead poisoning -- Tamarind candy
     Eating tamarind candy jam products made in Mexico can lead to exposure to lead as the product is often packaged in lead-containing containers which can leach lead. The most frequent cases have been noted in children as they are more sensitive to the effec...more »
    1432. Lead poisoning -- Tibetan Folk Remedies -- Tibetan herbal vitamin
     Tibetan herbal vitamin is a folk remedy used mainly by Tibetan people to improve brain functioning. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead...more »
    1433. Lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, LCAT
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by an enzyme deficiency (lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase) which impairs the breakdown of lipoproteins which then builds up and causes damage to tissues. The condition is characterized by corneal disorders, anemia...more »
    1434. Legionella adelaidensis infection
     Legionella adelaidensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1435. Legionella anisa infection
     Legionella anisa is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those ...more »
    1436. Legionella beliardensis infection
     Legionella beliardensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1437. Legionella birminghamensis infection
     Legionella birminghamensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1438. Legionella bozemanii infection
     Legionella bozemanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1439. Legionella bruneiensis infection
     Legionella bruneiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1440. Legionella brunensis infection
     Legionella brunensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1441. Legionella busanensis infection
     Legionella busanensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1442. Legionella cherrii infection
     Legionella cherrii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1443. Legionella cincinnatiensis infection
     Legionella cincinnatiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1444. Legionella donaldsonii infection
     Legionella donaldsonii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1445. Legionella donaldsonil infection
     Legionella donaldsonil is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1446. Legionella drancourtii infection
     Legionella drancourtii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1447. Legionella drozanskii infection
     Legionella drozanskii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1448. Legionella dumofii infection
     Legionella dumofii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1449. Legionella erythra infection
     Legionella erythra is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1450. Legionella fairfieldensis infection
     Legionella fairfieldensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly ...more »
    1451. Legionella fallonii infection
     Legionella falloni is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1452. Legionella feelei infection
     Legionella feelei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    1453. Legionella feeleii infection
     Legionella feeleii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1454. Legionella gesstiana infection
     Legionella gesstiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1455. Legionella gormanii infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1456. Legionella gratiana infection
     Legionella gratiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1457. Legionella gresilensis infection
     Legionella gresilensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1458. Legionella hackeliae infection
     Legionella hackeliae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1459. Legionella impletisoli infection
     Legionella impletisoli is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1460. Legionella isrealensis infection
     Legionella isrealensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1461. Legionella jamestowniensis infection
     Legionella jamestowniensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1462. Legionella jordanis infection
     Legionella jordanis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1463. Legionella lansingensis infection
     Legionella lansingensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1464. Legionella londinensis infection
     Legionella londinensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1465. Legionella longbeachae infection
     Legionella longbeachae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1466. Legionella lytica infection
     Legionella lytica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    1467. Legionella maceachemii infection
     Legionella maceachemii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1468. Legionella maceachernii infection
     Legionella maceachernii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1469. Legionella micdadei infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1470. Legionella monrovica infection
     Legionella monrovica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1471. Legionella moravica infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1472. Legionella nautarum infection
     Legionella nautarum is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1473. Legionella oakridgensis infection
     Legionella oakridgensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1474. Legionella parisiensis infection
     Legionella parisiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1475. Legionella quateirensis infection
     Legionella quateirensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1476. Legionella quinlivanii infection
     Legionella quinlivanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1477. Legionella rowbothamii infection
     Legionella rowbothamii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1478. Legionella rubrilucens infection
     Legionella rubrilucens is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1479. Legionella sainthelensi infection
     Legionella sainthelensi is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1480. Legionella santicrucis infection
     Legionella santicrucis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1481. Legionella shakespearei infection
     Legionella shakespearei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1482. Legionella spiritensis infection
     Legionella spiritensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1483. Legionella steigerwaltii infection
     Legionella steigerwaltii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly o...more »
    1484. Legionella tauriensis infection
     Legionella tauriensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1485. Legionella tusconensis infection
     Legionella tucsonensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1486. Legionella wadsorthii infection
     Legionella wadsorthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1487. Legionella wadsworthii infection
     Legionella wadsworthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1488. Legionella waltersii infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1489. Legionella worsliensis infection
     Legionella worsliensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1490. Legionella yabuuchiae infection
     Legionella yabuuchiae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1491. Leigh syndrome
     A rare, progressive, neurological disorder characterized by the degeneration of the brain and impaired function of various body organs. The condition is caused by a systemic deficiency of the cytochrome C oxidase enzyme....more »
    1492. Leigh syndrome, French Canadian type
     A rare, progressive, inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme cytochrome C oxidase affects skeletal muscles, connective tissue, brain and liver....more »
    1493. Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type
     A rare, progressive, inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme cytochrome C oxidase affects skeletal muscles, connective tissue, brain and liver....more »
    1494. Leiner Disease
     A skin and immune system disorder occurring in newborns and characterized by a patch of thick red skin that usually starts on the buttocks and spreads to other parts of the body. Recurring infections, failure to thrive, wasting and nervous system deficien...more »
    1495. Leishmaniasis
     A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis....more »
    1496. Leprechaunism
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by insulin resistance which leads to growth delay and endocrine system abnormalities....more »
    1497. Leprosy-like acne skin symptoms
     Acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit. The inflammatory process varies from a papule, pustule to a nodule....more »
    1498. Leschke syndrome
     A condition involving weakness, high blood sugar and brown skin spots which may be the early symptoms of conditions such as bronze diabetes or xanthoma diabeticorum....more »
    1499. Lethal chondrodysplasia, Moerman type
     A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development....more »
    1500. Letterer-Siwe disease
     A rare usually fatal condition characterized by skin lesions, bleeding tendency, enlarged liver and spleen, enlarged lymph nodes and progressive anemia. The condition is caused by excessive proliferation of histiocytes....more »
    1501. Leucinosis
     A term used to describe high levels of leucine in the body. It is associated with a metabolic disorder called maple syrup urine disease where there is a deficiency of an enzyme needed to break down leucine so it builds up within the body....more »
    1502. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    1503. Leukemia, B-cell, chronic
     A slow growing cancer of the immune system involving proliferation of B-cells....more »
    1504. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L1
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leuk...more »
    1505. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L2
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leuk...more »
    1506. Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a relatively aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the a...more »
    1507. Leukemia, Myeloid
     A form of blood cancer that causes a proliferation of the precursors or immature red blood cells, platelets and certain white blood cells such as granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    1508. Leukemia, Myeloid, Aggressive-Phase
     Myeloid leukemia is a form of cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body. The aggressive phase of myeloid...more »
    1509. Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Negative
     Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a relatively aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the a...more »
    1510. Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive
     A relatively aggressive cancer of the cells that produce white blood cells. The Philadelphia form of myeloid leukemia carries a relatively poor prognosis. It involves an acquired genetic mutation which results in the production tyrosine kinase which cause...more »
    1511. Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency, Type III
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal neutrophil functioning which reduces the body's immunity as well as bleeding problems due to platelet adhesive problems. The abnormal neutrophils are unable to be transported to sites of infection due to...more »
    1512. Levotransposition of the great arteries
     A very rare heart defect where the aorta originates from the right heart ventricle and the pulmonary artery from the left ventricle. The aorta is located in front of and to the left of the pulmonary artery. This means that oxygen-poor blood that has retur...more »
    1513. Lichen planus
     Skin rash...more »
    1514. Liga-induced lead poisoning
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Child...more »
    1515. Lightwood-Albright syndrome
     A rare syndrome caused by kidney dysfunction....more »
    1516. Limb transversal defect -- cardiac anomaly
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart anomaly and leg and hand malformations involving missing bones....more »
    1517. Lipid metabolism conditions
     Disorders affecting the metabolism of lipids (blood fats), including cholesterol....more »
    1518. Lipoamide dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare enzyme deficiency (dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase) which can cause lactic acidosis. The age of onset and symptoms are variable....more »
    1519. Lipodystrophy, familial partial, type 1 (FPLD1)
     An inherited disorder characterized by the loss of fatty tissue from the extremities while fatty tissue on the face, neck and trunk is normal or increased....more »
    1520. Lipodystrophy, familial partial, type 3 (FPLD3)
     A rare metabolic disorder involving abnormal fat gradually disappears from the limbs, trunk and buttocks but stays the same or accumulates on areas such as the face, shoulders, neck and genitals....more »
    1521. Lipoid congenital adrenal hyperplasia
     A rare form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where the early phase of adrenal cortisol production is defective which causes mineralocorticoid deficiency. Male pseudohermaphroditism is the main characteristic of this disorder....more »
    1522. Lissencephaly
     A very rare disorder characterized by abnormal brain formation so that the brain surface appears smooth rather than convoluted....more »
    1523. Lissencephaly -- immunodeficiency
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal brain development and a poor immune system....more »
    1524. Listeriosis
     Bacterial food poisoning...more »
    1525. Littoral cell angioma of the spleen
     A usually benign type of tumor that develops in the spleen. The name arises from the fact that the tumor develops from the littoral cells which line the blood vessels in the spleen....more »
    1526. Liver cancer
     Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver....more »
    1527. Liver failure
     Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual....more »
    1528. Long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. ...more »
    1529. Lortab overdose
     Lortab is a prescription drug used to treat. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1530. Lowe oculocerebrorenal syndrome
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder characterized primarily by eye and bone abnormalities, mental retardation and kidney problems....more »
    1531. Lucey Driscoll syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by severe jaundice at birth and caused by the presence of a gestational hormone that passes from the mother to the infant across the placenta but eventually disappears after birth. Excessive jaundice result in kernicterus ca...more »
    1532. Luiga-induced lead poisoning
     Coral is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    1533. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    1534. Lymphadenopathy, angioimmunoblastic with dysproteinemia
     A progressive immune system disorder that usually affects people over the age of 50 and is characterized by chills, sweating, weight loss, skin rashes....more »
    1535. Lymphangiectasies and lymphedema Hennekam type
     A rare disorder characterized by buildup of lymphatic fluid in the limbs, face and genitals, seizures and mental and growth retardation....more »
    1536. Lymphangiomatosis, pulmonary
     A rare disorder characterized by the presence of numerous small lung cysts at birth which severely affects breathing and blood pressure and generally results in infant death....more »
    1537. Lymphatic Filariasis
     Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system...more »
    1538. Lymphoblastic lymphoma
     A cancer of the lymph system which usually involves immature T-lymphocytes and sometimes B-lymphocytes. The cancer usually affects the mediastinum (between the lungs), bone marrow, brain and spinal cord....more »
    1539. 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 »
    1540. Lymphocytic leukemia
     A condition characterized by the proliferation of lymphoid tissues...more »
    1541. Lymphoedema -- cerebral arteriovenous anomaly
     A rare syndrome characterized by a malformation of the brain blood vessels, lymphoedema of the feet and primary pulmonary hypertension....more »
    1542. Lymphoedema -- lymphangiectasia -- mental retardation
     A rare disorder characterized by buildup of lymphatic fluid in the limbs, face and genitals, seizures and mental and growth retardation....more »
    1543. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    1544. Lymphoma, Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue
     Malignancies that occur in the lymphoid tissue found in mucosal linings (MALT) e.g. gastrointestinal tract, skin and lungs. Symptoms may vary considerably depending on which organs are involved but usually the stomach is involved. A significant portion of...more »
    1545. Lymphoma, gastric non-Hodgkins type
     A very rare form of malignant stomach cancer involving lymph tissue....more »
    1546. Lymphomatous thyroiditis
     Progressive thyroid gland enlargement due to autoimmune disease....more »
    1547. Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, X-Linked, 1
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). The immune system becomes weakened following and EBV infection. As the condition in inherited in ...more »
    1548. Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, X-Linked, 2
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). The immune system becomes weakened following and EBV infection. As the condition in inherited in ...more »
    1549. Lymphoproliferative syndrome, EBV-Associated, Autosomal, 1
     A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus). Infection with the virus can lead to chronic immune problems which can ultimately result in death...more »
    1550. M/SCHAD deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1551. MELAS
     A mitochondrial disorder characterized by stroke-like episodes, headaches, vomiting and other neurological symptoms....more »
    1552. MGA 4
     MGA (methylglutaconic aciduria) is a rare genetic disorder where the body's cells are unable to make sufficient energy resulting in an accumulation in the body of 3-methylglutaconic acid. Type 4 is characterized by symptoms which overlap type 1 and 3....more »
    1553. MODY syndrome
     A dominantly inherited form of type II diabetes that occurs in young people (less than 25 years old) and is not insulin-dependent. The diabetes results due to genetic mutations which leads to dysfunctional insulin-producing pancreatic cells. There are 6 d...more »
    1554. MODY syndrome, type 1
     A dominantly inherited form of type II diabetes that occurs in young people (less than 25 years old) and is not insulin-dependent. MODY type 1 is due to a mutation of the HNF4A gene on chromosome 20....more »
    1555. MODY syndrome, type III
     A dominantly inherited form of type II diabetes that occurs in young people (less than 25 years old) and is not insulin-dependent. MODY type 3 is due to a mutation of the hepatic transcriptor factor-1 gene on chromosome 12q24.2. The hyperglycemia in this ...more »
    1556. MODY syndrome, type IV
     A dominantly inherited form of type II diabetes that occurs in young people (less than 25 years old) and is not insulin-dependent. MODY type 4 is due to a mutation of the insulin promoter factor-1 gene on chromosome 13q12.1....more »
    1557. Machupo virus
     A virus which is the cause of a form of hemorrhagic fever occurring in Bolivia...more »
    1558. Macular amyloidosis
     A skin condition caused by abnormal deposits of amyloid in the skin. Skin lesions usually occur on the chest, between the shoulder blades and sometimes the arms....more »
    1559. Magrassi-Leonardi syndrome
     A type of eosinophilic lung disease possibly caused by a virus. The condition may have variable presentations. Some patients have a severe pneumonia-like illness whereas other suffer fever, weakness and muscle pain for a few days....more »
    1560. Majeed syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by blood abnormality and recurring bone infections....more »
    1561. Malabsorption
     Failure to digest nutrients properly...more »
    1562. Malaria
     A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites....more »
    1563. Malignant Buotonneuse fever
     A serious complication of Buotonneuse fever that tends to occur mainly in patients who are old or have other conditions such as heart disease....more »
    1564. Malignant Jaundice
     Jaundice due to an obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts by a tumor. Bile ducts are vessels which carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder....more »
    1565. Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1
     A rare, potential lethal disorder that is triggered by general anesthetic or certain muscle relaxant drugs. On exposure to the drugs, muscle metabolism is severely disrupted and the body is unable to control its temperature which can lead to death without...more »
    1566. Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 2
     A rare, potential lethal disorder that is triggered by general anesthetic or certain muscle relaxant drugs. On exposure to the drugs, muscle metabolism is severely disrupted and the body is unable to control its temperature which can lead to death without...more »
    1567. Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 3
     A rare, potential lethal disorder that is triggered by general anesthetic or certain muscle relaxant drugs. On exposure to the drugs, muscle metabolism is severely disrupted and the body is unable to control its temperature which can lead to death without...more »
    1568. Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 4
     A rare, potential lethal disorder that is triggered by general anesthetic or certain muscle relaxant drugs. On exposure to the drugs, muscle metabolism is severely disrupted and the body is unable to control its temperature which can lead to death without...more »
    1569. Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 5
     A rare, potential lethal disorder that is triggered by general anesthetic or certain muscle relaxant drugs. On exposure to the drugs, muscle metabolism is severely disrupted and the body is unable to control its temperature which can lead to death without...more »
    1570. Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 6
     A rare, potential lethal disorder that is triggered by general anesthetic or certain muscle relaxant drugs. On exposure to the drugs, muscle metabolism is severely disrupted and the body is unable to control its temperature which can lead to death without...more »
    1571. Malonic aciduria
     A very rare genetic disorder where a deficiency of a particular enzyme (malonyl-CoA decarboxylase) impairs the body's ability to convert fatty acids into energy that can be used by muscles such as the heart muscle. Fatty acids also accumulate in the body ...more »
    1572. Mansonella ozzardi infection
     Infection with a type of nematode (Mansonella ozzardi) found in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Infection occurs through the bit of infected midges and blackflies....more »
    1573. Maple syrup urine disease
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Other milder variants of the disease do ex...more »
    1574. Maple syrup urine disease, type 1A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1575. Maple syrup urine disease, type 1B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1576. Maple syrup urine disease, type 2
    1577. Maple syrup urine disease, type 3
    1578. Maple syrup urine disease, type II
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1579. Maple syrup urine disease, type III
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1580. Marchiafava-Micheli disease
     A blood disorder where abnormalities in erhtyrocyte membranes results in excessive destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia....more »
    1581. 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 »
    1582. 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 »
    1583. 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 »
    1584. Maria Luisa-induced lead poisoning
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead...more »
    1585. Marie-Bamberg syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by clubbing of fingers and toes, excessive sweating and development of fibrous tissue around the ends of bones. The condition is a form of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy that occurs secondary to other conditions such as cardi...more »
    1586. Maroteaux-Stanescu-Cousin syndrome
     A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development....more »
    1587. Marseilles fever
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1588. Mastocytosis
     A disorder where excessive amounts of mast cells proliferate in organs such as the skin, liver, bone, spleen and gastrointestinal tract. Mast cells occur in connective tissue and defend the body against disease by releasing histamine to stimulate the immu...more »
    1589. Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome
     A rare condition where Leigh syndrome is inherited from the mother. Leigh syndrome is characterized by degeneration of the brain and impaired function of various organs....more »
    1590. May-Hegglin Anomaly
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving abnormalities in some of the blood components (platelets and certain leukocytes). Some patients develop bleeding problems whereas other remain asymptomatic....more »
    1591. May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving abnormalities in some of the blood components (platelets and certain leukocytes). Some patients develop bleeding problems whereas other remain asymptomatic....more »
    1592. 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 »
    1593. Meadows syndrome
     A rare condition that affects pregnant women during the last trimester or within two months after birth. It is characterized by breathing difficult, chest pain, congestive heart failure, heart rhythm abnormalities, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal sy...more »
    1594. Meconium aspiration syndrome
     A condition that occurs when an infant suffers respiratory distress following birth due to the presence of meconium in the amniotic fluid....more »
    1595. Mediterranean Spotted Fever
     A condition caused by Rickettsia rickettsia transmitted by the tick...more »
    1596. Medium and long chan 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder characterized by the deficiency of an enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolise long and medum-chain fatty acids. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of the deficiency....more »
    1597. Medium and short chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1598. Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (medium-chain fatty acids) into energy and hence these fats build up in the body and cause damage....more »
    1599. Medullary cystic kidney disease
     A rare genetic kidney disease involving the development of cyst in the kidney which causes problems with kidney function....more »
    1600. Medullary cystic kidney disease 1
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by the development of kidney cysts and affects kidney function during adulthood. The disorder is caused by a genetic defect (chromosome 1q21)....more »
    1601. Medullary cystic kidney disease 2
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by the development of kidney cysts and affects kidney function during adulthood. The disorder is caused by a genetic defect (chromosome 16p12.3). Type 2 tends to have an earlier onset of end stage kidney failure....more »
    1602. Medullary cystic kidney disease, autosomal recessive
     A genetic kidney disease which causes kidney failure in children, usually during adolescence....more »
    1603. Medullary cystic kidney disease, dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    1604. 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 »
    1605. Melioidosis
     Bacterial infection from soil or water....more »
    1606. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (type 2)
     A rare form of kidney disorder involving the deposit of a dense material in parts of the kidney, the splenic sinusoids and the Bruch membrane of the retina. The condition causes chronic kidney inflammation....more »
    1607. Mendelson syndrome
     Symptoms caused by breathing in gastric juices stomach contents during general anesthesia. Severe cases can lead to shock and death but this is rare. The condition is believed to be caused by the absence of laryngeal reflexes. It is most often seen in pre...more »
    1608. Meningitis
     Dangerous infection of the membranes surrounding the brain....more »
    1609. Menopause
     The end of female menstruation and fertility....more »
    1610. Menorrhagia
     Excessive menstrual bleeding...more »
    1611. Mercury poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to mercury....more »
    1612. Mesenteric artery syndrome
     A rare condition where a part of the duodenum is compressed by the mesenteric artery which results in duodenal obstruction....more »
    1613. Mesothelioma
     Type of lung cancer associated with asbestos....more »
    1614. Metabolic disorders
     Disorders that affect the metabolic system in human...more »
    1615. Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X)
     Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes....more »
    1616. 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 »
    1617. Metastatic prostate cancer
     Advanced prostate cancer results from any combination of lymphatic, blood, or contiguous local spread....more »
    1618. Methadone overdose
     Methadone is a prescription drug mainly used as a painkiller and to treat heroin addiction. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1619. Methaemoglobinemia
     A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of methemoglobin in the blood...more »
    1620. Methahemoglobinemia
     Excess methahemoglobin in the blood...more »
    1621. Methemoglobinemia, beta-globin type
     An inherited blood disorder where oxygen transport by the blood is impaired by the presence of defective hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the part of the red blood cell that carries the oxygen....more »
    1622. Methotrexate toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1623. Methylcobalamin deficiency, cbl E complementation type
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cbl E) impairs the body's ability to break down cobalamin in the diet. This results in a buildup of homocystine which results in harmful affects....more »
    1624. Methylmalonic acidemia
    1625. Methylmalonic acidemia -- homocystinuria
     A rare inborn error of metabolism which results in impaired vitamin B12 metabolism. There are a number of forms of this condition with variable severity....more »
    1626. Methylmalonic acidemia, Cobalamin B deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (Cobalamin B deficiency) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of glycine and ...more »
    1627. Methylmalonic acidemia, Methylmalonyl CoA mutase deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme (Methylmalonyl CoA mutase apoenzyme) deficiency impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of ...more »
    1628. Methylmalonic acidemia, cobalamin A deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (Cobalamin A deficiency) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of glycine and ...more »
    1629. Methylmalonic acidemia, methylmalonyl CoA racemase deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme (methylmalonyl CoA racemase) deficiency impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of glycine ...more »
    1630. Methylmalonic acidemia, vitamin B12 responsive
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the impaired ability to make a chemical called adenosylcobalamin. Adenosylcobalamin is a derivative of vitamin B12. The defect results a biochemical abnormality which affects the body's normal biochemical functioni...more »
    1631. Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria
     A rare group of disorders characterized by methylmalonic aciduria and homocystinuria resulting from abnormal metabolism of vitamin B12 by the liver. There are various subtypes of the condition with varying ages of onset and severity of symptoms....more »
    1632. Methylmalonicacidemia with homocystinuria, cbl D
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cblD) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocys...more »
    1633. Methylmalonicaciduria with homocystinuria, cobalamin F
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cbl F) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocy...more »
    1634. 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 »
    1635. Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of cartilage which results in deterioration of the cartilage. Any part of the body with cartilage may be affected - ears, nose bridge, larynx, trachea, aortic heart valve and around joints. Symptoms ...more »
    1636. Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism, type 1
     A form of dwarfism associated with brain and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    1637. Microcephaly immunodeficiency lymphoreticuloma
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, reduced immunity and increased risk of cancer. There are a wide range of other abnormalities and symptoms that can occur....more »
    1638. Microcephaly, Amish type
     A very rare lethal condition characterized by an abnormally small head and a metabolic abnormality....more »
    1639. Microcytosis
     A blood disorder which results in small (decreased mean cell volume) red blood cells....more »
    1640. Microphthalmia syndromic, type 9
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by small or absent eyes and lung, heart and diaphragmatic abnormalities. The disorder is caused by a defect on the STRA6 gene....more »
    1641. Microscopic lymphocytic colitis
     Microscopic lymphocytic colitis refers to inflammation of the colon that is only visible when the colon's lining is examined under a microscope. The appearance of the inner colon lining in microscopic colitis is normal by visual inspection during colonosc...more »
    1642. Microvillus Inclusion Disease
     A rare, inherited, progressive intestinal disease where a defect in the intestinal wall results in severe diarrhea after birth....more »
    1643. Mild hereditary elliptocytosis
     A rare inherited blood disorder where some of the red blood cells are oval-shaped rather than the normal doughnut-shape....more »
    1644. Mild hereditary elliptocytosis in infancy
     A rare inherited blood disorder characterized by the presence of oval-shaped red blood cells rather than the normal doughnut-shape as well as poikilocytosis. This form of hereditary elliptocytosis can cause hemolytic anemia....more »
    1645. Milia
     White, small cysts that are commonly seen on the face....more »
    1646. Mineral deficiency
     A deficiency of any minerals in the body...more »
    1647. Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome
     A group of conditions called mitochondrial disorders involving a reduced number of mitochondrial DNA in tissues rather than defective mitochondrial DNA. The disorders generally involve neurological symptoms which can occur during infancy or childhood. Sym...more »
    1648. Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy -- aminoacidopathy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle and brain disease and an amino acid disorder....more »
    1649. Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle disease and a metabolic disorder. The severity and progression of the disease is variable with some dying early in their second decade and others living longer....more »
    1650. 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 »
    1651. 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 »
    1652. Mitral atresia
     A rare defect where the mitral valve is closed off. The mitral valve connects the two chambers on the left side of the heart (atrium and ventricle). The blood is therefore unable to flow between the two heart chambers....more »
    1653. 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 »
    1654. Molybdenum, cofactor deficiency, inherited
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by excessive levels of xanthine in the urine. It is caused by a deficiency of the enzymes xanthine dehydrogenase (as in xanthinuria type I) and enzyme aldehyde oxidase (as in xanthinuria type II) as well as sulfite ...more »
    1655. Morphine overdose
     Morphine is a highly addictive drug used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1656. Mosse syndrome
     A condition involving the association of liver cirrhosis with polycythemia which is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by the excessive production of mainly red blood cells by the bone marrow....more »
    1657. 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 »
    1658. MoyaMoya disease 2
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia). Type 2 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 17q25....more »
    1659. MoyaMoya disease 3
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia). Type 3 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 8q23....more »
    1660. Moyamoya Syndrome
     A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia)....more »
    1661. Muckle-Wells syndrome
     An inherited condition characterized by amyloidosis (protein deposits), deafness, hives and limb pain....more »
    1662. Multi-centric Castleman's Disease
     A rare disorder characterized by a generalized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which forms a tumor-like growth. This form of Castleman's disease is progressive and can be serious....more »
    1663. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    1664. Multiple carboxylase deficiency, propionic acidemia
     A disorder of fat metabolism where the body is unable to convert fat to energy due to the lack of a number of enzymes (carboxylases). Sufferers need to eat regularly to prevent symptoms. Symptoms are determined by the size and exact location of the tumor....more »
    1665. Multiple endocrine neoplasia
     A group of conditions that is characterised by the hyperplasia and hyperfunction of two or more glands of the endocrine system...more »
    1666. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
     Rare inherited disease causing tumors in multiple glands...more »
    1667. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2
     Rare inherited disease causing tumors in multiple glands...more »
    1668. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 3
     Rare inherited disease causing tumors in multiple glands...more »
    1669. Mumps
     An acute viral disease that causes the salivary glands to become swollen, sore and inflamed. Immunization had greatly reduced the incidence of this disease....more »
    1670. Munk disease
     A type of kidney disease that is more prevalent in children. It involves the build up of fats in the cells of the kidney tubules. The symptoms experienced may vary with the severity of the condition....more »
    1671. Muscle phosphoglycerate kinase deficiency
     An inherited genetic muscle disease where an enzyme deficiency (phosphoglycerate kinase) affects the normal processes that convert carbohydrates from food into energy....more »
    1672. Mycobacterium avium Complex
     Bacterial infection that is often AIDS-related....more »
    1673. Mycobacterium avium complex infection
     Infection with an opportunistic group of bacteria. It tends to occur in immunocompromised people such as those with HIV....more »
    1674. Mycobacterium kansasii
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    1675. Mycosis fungoides
     Mycosis fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin. The disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic....more »
    1676. Mycosis fungoides, familial
     A rare form of lymphatic cancer (T-cell lymphoma) that primarily affects the skin and tends to occur with higher than normal frequency within a family. The skin is affected first, then the lymph nodes become inflamed and usually cancerous. The cancer can ...more »
    1677. Myelodysplastic syndromes
     A group of syndromes characterized by a disruption in the production of blood cells. Often the bone marrow increases production of various blood cells but because many of them are defective, they are destroyed before the reach the blood stream....more »
    1678. Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis
     Formation of fibrous tissue in the bone marrow in response to bone marrow damage....more »
    1679. Myeloperoxidase deficiency
     A disorder where and enzyme (myeloperoxidase) deficiency which impairs the ability of the body's immune system to destroy invading bacteria and other pathogens. The condition may be due to inherited genetic anomalies or such things as lead poisoning, preg...more »
    1680. Myeloproliferative diseases
     Myeloproliferative diseases are a diverse group of diseases characterised by proliferation of cells in one or more blood cell lines, but is distinct from leukemia. Diseases include chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia rubra vera, myelofibrosis and e...more »
    1681. Myelpathic anemia
     Myelopathic anemia is a form of anemia resulting from the development of abnormal tissue in the bone marrow - usually metastatic cancers. It is characterized by abnormal number of immature blood cells in the blood....more »
    1682. Myocarditis
     Inflammation of the myocardium (muscle walls of the heart)...more »
    1683. Myopathy with lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anemia
     A rare disorder of the bone marrow and skeletal muscles which manifests as muscle disease and anemia. Progressive intolerance to exercise usually starts during childhood with anemia occurring around adolescence....more »
    1684. Myxedema coma
     Myxedema coma is a rare, life-threatening condition, occurs late in the progression of hypothyroidism. The condition is seen typically in elderly women and is often precipitated by infection, medication, environmental exposure, or other metabolic-related ...more »
    1685. NADH CoQ reductase, deficiency of
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (NADH CoQ) disrupts cellular processes and causes various organic acid disorders. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severit...more »
    1686. NOMID syndrome
     A rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by fever, rash, arthritic changes, eye problems and chronic meningitis....more »
    1687. Naked brimcap poisoning
     Naked brimcap is a brown mushroom which becomes slimy when wet and is covered in thin hairs. The mushroom is often found growing in the wild in the US. This mushroom is poisonous and can lead to death if sufficient quantities are eaten. They are considere...more »
    1688. Nanukayami
    1689. Necrotizing enterocolitis
     A rare disease that is tends to occur in premature infants and involves inflammation and destruction of gastrointestinal tissue. It usually occurs within weeks of birth - often after the start of milk feeding. The condition can be extremely serious and ev...more »
    1690. Neonatal Jaundice
     Common skin yellowing jaundice in newborn babies....more »
    1691. Neonatal bacterial meningitis
     Bacterial meningitis that occurs in an infant under 3 months of age. Bacterial meningitis is a bacterial brain infection....more »
    1692. Neonatal sepsis
     Bacterial blood infection in an infant under 3 months of age....more »
    1693. Nephroblastomatosis -- fetal ascites -- macrosomia -- wilms tumor
     A rare condition characterized by kidney abnormalities, macroxomia, endocrine pancreas abnormalities, large fetus and mental retardation....more »
    1694. Nephroblastomatosis, fetal ascites, macrosomia and Wilms tumor
     A rare condition characterized by kidney abnormalities, macroxomia, endocrine pancreas abnormalities, large fetus and mental retardation....more »
    1695. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
     A rare inherited condition where the kidneys can't concentrate the urine sufficiently which results in excessive urination and thirst. The condition occurs because the kidneys are unable to respond to the antidiuretic hormone....more »
    1696. Nephronophthisis -- hepatic fibrosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by progressive destruction of kidney tissue (nephronophthisis) which occurs from birth and results in kidney failure and liver fibrosis....more »
    1697. Nephronophthisis 2
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during childhood. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the inversin gene....more »
    1698. Nephronophthisis 3
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during adolescence. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 3 is caused by a defect in the NPHP3 gene....more »
    1699. Nephronophthisis 4
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during adolescence. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 4 is caused by a defect in the NPHP4 gene....more »
    1700. Nephronophthisis 7
     A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during adolescence. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 7 is caused by a defect in the GLIS2 gene....more »
    1701. Nephronophthisis familial, adult -- spastic quadriparesis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive kidney destruction and spasticity and weakness of arms and legs....more »
    1702. Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant
     A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure....more »
    1703. Nephropathic cystinosis
     Cystinosis is a condition where excess amino acid cystine builds up to harmful levels in the body. The nephropathic form of cystinosis usually starts during infancy and can result in severe complications if untreated....more »
    1704. Nesidioblastosis of pancreas
     A rare genetic disorder where abnormal islets of Langerhans cells in the pancreas produce excess insulin which causes very low blood sugar levels. Untreated low blood sugar can cause permanent brain damage....more »
    1705. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...more »
    1706. 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 »
    1707. 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 »
    1708. 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 »
    1709. 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 »
    1710. 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 »
    1711. 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 »
    1712. Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome
     A rare disorder where the patients has symptoms of neurofibromatosis (nerve tumors) and Noonan syndrome (short stature, bleeding problems, heart defect, unusual facial features, skeletal anomalies, webbed neck)....more »
    1713. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
     A severe, potentially fatal reaction to antipsychotic drugs....more »
    1714. Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by insensitivity to pain and inability to sweat....more »
    1715. Neuropathy, hereditary motor and sensory, Okinawa type
     A dominantly inherited, slow-progressing motor and sensory nerve disease which primarily involves the proximal muscles (i.e. the muscles closest to the trunk of the body)....more »
    1716. Neutrophilic dermatosis, acute febrile
     A rare skin disorder characterized by the appearance of painful red skin lesions on various parts of the body as well as fever....more »
    1717. Nezelof's syndrome
     An immune deficiency disorder where the cells that normally fight infection don't work properly and patients suffer frequent severe infections....more »
    1718. Niacin overdose
     Excessive vitamin B3 (niacin) supplement or medication...more »
    1719. Nicotine addiction
     Nicotine addiction is the uncontrollable desire to continue smoking. Smoking products contain nicotine which is a chemical that can lead to addiction if used over a period of time. Cessation causes withdrawal symptoms which can vary in nature and severity...more »
    1720. Niemann-Pick disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body....more »
    1721. Niemann-Pick disease, type B
     Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. The different types of...more »
    1722. Nifedipine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1723. Nijmegen Breakage Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, reduced immunity and increased risk of cancer. There are a wide range of other abnormalities and symptoms that can occur....more »
    1724. Nimodipine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1725. 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 »
    1726. Noma
     A rare disorder characterized by gangrenous sores that spread rapidly and usually start in the mouth or lips. It mostly occurs in undernourished children living in poor, unhygienic conditions....more »
    1727. Non Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
     A late onset form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where insufficient adrenal corticosteroids are produced by the body due to the deficiency of a particular chemical. The severity of symptoms varies from person to person and onset may occur as early as c...more »
    1728. Non cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
     Non cardiogenic pulmonary oedemais caused by changes in permeability of the pulmonary capillary membrane due to a direct or an indirect pathologic insult....more »
    1729. Non infectious chronic diarrhea
     Diarrhoea that lasts for more than 2 weeks is considered persistent or chronic....more »
    1730. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    1731. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, during pregnancy
     A cancer that originates in the lymphatic system and occurs during pregnancy. The greatest problem is the fact that the cancer is usually quite aggressive and delays in delivery often results in delayed treatment and a poor prognosis....more »
    1732. Non-diarrheal (D-) HUS syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that is not associated with diarrhea which means that it is not a result of bacterial gastroenteritis. This form of hemolytic uremic syndrome may be caused by kidney t...more »
    1733. Non-hereditary spherocytic anemia
     Non-inherited spherocytic anemia is an acquired blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of ...more »
    1734. Noonan Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a webbed neck, chest deformity, undescended testes and pulmonic stenosis....more »
    1735. Nortriptyline toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1736. Norum disease
     A rare genetic disorder disorder involving abnormal lipid metabolism due to a deficiency of an enzyme called lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase. The condition causes high levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and phospholipids. The condition is not assoc...more »
    1737. Nosocomial pneumonia
     A form of pneumonia which is contracted in a hospital...more »
    1738. O'Higgins disease
     A condition that tends to occur in May in parts of Argentina and may be related to the chronic exposure to insecticides....more »
    1739. Obstructive biliary disease
     A disease process that causes obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts which are vessels that carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder. Diseases that can cause such obstructions includes tumors, gallstones, parasites, bile ...more »
    1740. Occupational Cancer -- Hematopoietic system cancer
     Occupational exposure to X-radiation can increase the risk of developing hematopoietic system cancer....more »
    1741. Occupational Cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing Hodgkin's lymphoma....more »
    1742. Occupational Cancer -- Mesothelioma
     Occupational exposure to asbestos can increase the risk of developing mesothelioma....more »
    1743. Occupational Cancer -- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to halogenated hydrocarbons can increase the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma....more »
    1744. Occupational lead exposure -- ammunition production
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed as ammunition makers if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the e...more »
    1745. Occupational lead exposure -- battery manufacturing
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the battery manufacturing industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and ...more »
    1746. Occupational lead exposure -- brass foundry
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the brass foundry industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration...more »
    1747. Occupational lead exposure -- ceramic production
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the ceramic production industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and dur...more »
    1748. Occupational lead exposure -- explosives production
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the explosives production industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and ...more »
    1749. Occupational lead exposure -- furniture refinishing
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the furniture refinishing industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and ...more »
    1750. Occupational lead exposure -- lead glass factory
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in lead glass factories if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of th...more »
    1751. Occupational lead exposure -- lead mine
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in lead mines if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the exposure...more »
    1752. Occupational lead exposure -- lead smelting
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the lead smelting industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration...more »
    1753. Occupational lead exposure -- painter
     Exposure to lead can occur in painters if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the exposure....more »
    1754. Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making
     Exposure to lead can occur in people involved in pottery making if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the expo...more »
    1755. Occupational lead exposure -- radiator repair
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the radiator repair industry. The soldering required to repair the radiator can lead to the lead exposure if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood ...more »
    1756. Occupational lead exposure -- ship building
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the ship building industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration...more »
    1757. Occupational lead exposure -- ship repairing
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the ship repairing industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duratio...more »
    1758. Occupational lead exposure -- smelting
     Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the smelting industry if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of t...more »
    1759. Oleander poisoning
     The oleander is a flowering shrub or small tree which bears clusters of flowers. The plant originated from Eurasia and is often used as an ornamental plant. The plant contains chemicals (cardiac glycosides: nerioside, oleandroside; saponins) which are ver...more »
    1760. Omenn syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder of the immune system involving B and T lymphocytes and characterized by skin rash and frequent infections....more »
    1761. Omsk hemorrhagic fever
     A hemorrhagic fever caused by a virus. A serious outbreak occurred in Omsk and hence the name. Transmission occurs through tick bites. The infection has two phases: the first acute phase involves symptoms such as fever, rash and muscle pain and the second...more »
    1762. Ondine syndrome
     A rare condition involving defects in the mechanism that control breathing....more »
    1763. Ondine's curse
     A condition involving defects in the mechanism that control breathing....more »
    1764. Opisthorchiasis
     Infection with a type of fluke (Southeast Asian liver fluke or cat liver fluke). Infection usually occurs by consuming infected undercooked fish. Acute infection may cause fever, joint pain, rash, eosinophilia and lymphadenopathy where as chronic infectio...more »
    1765. Optic neuropathy, anterior ischemic
     Impaired vision due to optic nerve damage caused by problems with the blood supply to the nerve. The non-arteritic form is caused by and interrupted blood supply to the optic disk. Usually one eye is affected first and maybe eventually be followed by the ...more »
    1766. Organic acidemia
     High blood levels of organic acids which is caused by abnormal protein metabolism. Maple syrup urine disease and propionic academia are examples of organic acidemias. Deficiency of certain metabolic enzymes one of the main causes of organic academia....more »
    1767. 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 »
    1768. Oriental Hornet poisoning
     The Oriental hornet can deliver a venomous sting which can result in serious and even life-threatening symptoms. Allergies to the venom are also a possible life-threatening consequence. Multiple stings increase the severity of symptoms....more »
    1769. Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme ornithine transcarbamylase means that nitrogen isn't removed from the body and builds up in the blood in the form of ammonia....more »
    1770. Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) Deficiency
     A rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme ornithine transcarbamylase means that nitrogen isn't removed from the body and builds up in the blood in the form of ammonia....more »
    1771. Osler-Vaquez disease
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count....more »
    1772. Osteomalacia
     A condition where the bones gradually soften and bend due to poor calcification stemming from a lack or impaired metabolism of vitamin D....more »
    1773. Osteomyelitis
     A bone inflammation caused by bacteria. The inflammation usually originates in another part of the body and is transported to the bone via the blood....more »
    1774. Osteopetrosis -- renal tubular acidosis
     A rare disorder where increased bone density is caused by carbonic anhydrase II deficiency....more »
    1775. Osteopetrosis lethal
     A severe, lethal form of the brittle bone condition called osteopetrosis....more »
    1776. Osteopetrosis with renal tubular acidosis
     A rare disorder where increased bone density is caused by carbonic anhydrase II deficiency....more »
    1777. Osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 2
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. This form is relatively mild with survival possible for a couple of decades in some cases....more »
    1778. Osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 4
     A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs...more »
    1779. Osteopetrosis, intermediate form
     A recessively inherited bone disease characterized bybrittle bones with increased density. The intermediate form is less severe than the infantile form but more severe than the adult form....more »
    1780. Overhydrated hereditary stomatocytosis
     A rare disorder where abnormal red blood cell membranes fail to regulate movement of sodium and potassium into and out of the red blood cell. The red blood cell accumulates too much salt and water which causes it to burst. Destruction of red blood cells l...more »
    1781. Oxalosis
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where excess oxalic acid forms crystals which make up urinary stones. In type I primary hyperoxaluria there is a deficiency of peroxisomal alanine-glyoxalate aminotransferase and type II involves a deficiency of the enz...more »
    1782. Oxalosis, Type II
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where excess oxalic acid forms crystals which make up urinary stones. In type I primary hyperoxaluria there is a deficiency of the enzyme glyoxylate reductase/hydroxypyruvate reductase....more »
    1783. Oxalosis, type I
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where excess oxalic acid forms crystals which make up urinary stones. In type I primary hyperoxaluria there is a deficiency of alanine-glyoxalate aminotransferase....more »
    1784. Oxcarbazepine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Oxcarbazepine 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 »
    1785. PEPCK 1 deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-1) prevents fats and proteins being turned into glucose which causes various problems. In type 1, the enzyme deficiency occurs in the liquid part of the cells....more »
    1786. PEPCK 2 deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-2) prevents fats and proteins being turned into glucose which causes various problems. In type 2 the deficiency occurs in the mitochondrial part of the cell which i...more »
    1787. Pancolitis
     Pancolitis is also known as ulcerative colitis which is an idiopathic chronicinflammatory disorder of the colon and rectum and involves the entire thickness of the colon....more »
    1788. Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors
     Pancreatic acinar cell tumors are a rare type of tumor that develops from acinar cells in the pancreas. Normal acinar cells secrete enzymes and hence acinar cells in the tumor will also usually secrete additional enzymes - mostly lipase. This type of tumo...more »
    1789. Pancreatic abscess
     A localized pus-filled cavity (abscess) in the pancreas which usually occurs after pancreatitis. Death can occur if the abscess is not drained....more »
    1790. Pancreatic adenoma
     A pancreatic tumor which may be benign or malignant. Symptoms may vary depending on the location and size of the tumor as well as whether the tumor secretes hormones or not. For example, the tumor may block the biliary duct....more »
    1791. Pancreatic cancer, adult
     Cancer that develops in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas produces digestive juices and certain hormones such as insulin that regulate sugar levels in the body and tumors can in some cases causes excessive hormone secretion....more »
    1792. Pancreatic islet cell tumors (functioning tumor)
     A tumor that arises from the pancreatic islet cells and produces too many hormones....more »
    1793. Pancreatic islet cell tumors (non-functioning tumor)
     A tumor that arises from the pancreatic islet cells and may involve cells that produce excess pancreatic hormones....more »
    1794. Pancreatitis
     Inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints....more »
    1795. Panhypopituitarism
     A rare condition where all pituitary hormones are absent or reduced. The condition may be congenital or acquired through such things as pituitary tumors. The pituitary gland regulates the activity of other endocrine glands as well as controlling growth. O...more »
    1796. Paraneoplastic syndromes
    1797. Parathyroid Cancer
     A condition that is characterised by malignancy that affects the parathyroid...more »
    1798. Parathyroid cancer, adult
     A rare cancer that can occur in the parathyroid gland in adults. The parathyroid glands regulate body calcium levels so cancer of the gland upsets the body's calcium balance causing muscle, bone and other symptoms....more »
    1799. Paris-Trousseau thrombocytopenia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by bleeding problems, mental retardation, heart malformations and facial abnormalities....more »
    1800. Partial atrioventricular canal
     A type of congenital heart defect involving and abnormal opening between the heart chambers and defective valves that control blood flow in the heart. The partial form of the condition involves only the two upper heart chambers. Symptoms are determined by...more »
    1801. Parvovirus antenatal infection
     Fetal infection with human parvovirus B19 - serious abnormalities rarely occur....more »
    1802. Pay-loo-ah-induced lead poisoning
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by the Hmong people from Loas to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    1803. 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 »
    1804. Pearson's anemia
     Pearson's anemia is a rare progressive condition characterized by abnormal pancreatic functioning and sideroblastic anemia. Diagnosis usually occurs within the first 7 years of life and death in infancy is common....more »
    1805. 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 »
    1806. Pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease
     Gastroesophageal reflux is defined as the retrograde movement of gastric contents into the esophagus; it is a physiologic process that occurs in everyone, young and old, particularly after meals. Researchers have found that 10 percent of infants (younger ...more »
    1807. Pediatric granulomatous arthritis
     A rare chronic inflammatory condition that starts during early childhood and is characterized by arthritic joints, uveitis and a skin rash that forms on the trunk and limbs....more »
    1808. Pemphigus and fogo selvagem
     An autoimmune skin disease characterized by skin blisters and a burning sensation. It is endemic particularly in Brazil but may also occur in other countries....more »
    1809. Pemphigus neonatorum
     A group of conditions affecting the new born that resembles pemphigus...more »
    1810. Penetrating chest wound
     A wound occurring in the chest caused by an object penetrating through the skin and into the chest cavity...more »
    1811. Penetrating chest wounds
     Multiple wounds in the chest caused by an object penetrating through the skin and into the chest cavity...more »
    1812. Peptic Ulcer
     Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum...more »
    1813. Percocet overdose
     Percocet is a prescription drug used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1814. Perinatal-lethal Gaucher disease
     A disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called glucocerebrosidase. The foetal form is one of several forms of Gaucher disease and is the rarest. The fetal form causes death before birth or soon after....more »
    1815. Periodic hyperlysinemia
     A rare genetic disorder where the body lacks enzymes to metabolize lysine which then causes a harmful builds up of lysine and ammonia in the body....more »
    1816. Perioral dermatitis
     A rash consisting of itchy red bumps that occur around the mouth area. The cheeks and even eye area may eventually become involved. The cause of the condition is not well understood but topical glucocorticoids can dramatically worsen the condition or even...more »
    1817. 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 »
    1818. Perniosis
     A blood vessel disorder where exposure to cord damp weather results in skin lesions on the extremities....more »
    1819. Persistent parvovirus infection
     Symptoms resulting from a persistent parvovirus infection in immunocompromised patients or those who have undergone organ transplant and take anti-rejection drugs. Their immune systems are unable to respond to the virus. The B19 parvovirus mainly attacks ...more »
    1820. Pesticide poisoning -- Triazine
     Triazine is a class of active ingredients used in certain algicides, fungicides and herbicides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin...more »
    1821. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the development of numerous benign nodules on the inside lining of the intestinal wall as well as excess skin pigmentation usually around the lips and inner lining of the mouth....more »
    1822. Phenytoin toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1823. Philadelphia-negative chronic myeloid leukemia
     A form of leukemia....more »
    1824. Phocomelia -- thrombocytopenia -- encephalocele -- urogenital malformation
     An early congenital condition that is characterized by multiple congenital anomalies. The severity and range of abnormalities may vary amongst patients....more »
    1825. Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) deficiency
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-1) prevents fats and proteins being turned into glucose which causes various problems. In type 1, the enzyme deficiency occurs in the liquid part of the cells and i...more »
    1826. Phosphoglucomutase deficiency
     An enzyme (phosphoglucomutase) deficiency which causes metabolic problems....more »
    1827. Phosphoglycerate Kinase Deficiency
     A condition which is characterized by a deficiency in the enzyme phosphoglycerate kinase...more »
    1828. Phosphoglycerate kinase 1 deficiency
     An inherited genetic muscle disease where an enzyme deficiency (phosphoglycerate kinase) affects the normal processes that convert carbohydrates from food into energy....more »
    1829. Physical inactivity
     When an individual is physically inactive...more »
    1830. Pierre Robin's sequence
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by an underdeveloped jaw, cleft soft palate and abnormal tongue location....more »
    1831. Pituitary dwarfism 1
     A rare form of dwarfism caused by a lack of growth hormones. Patients have normal body proportions and sexual development was normal....more »
    1832. Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin
     Amygdalin is a chemical found naturally in various plants e.g. stone fruit kernels and raw almonds. Eating these parts of the plant that contain the chemical can cause symptoms of cyanide poisoning as the amygdalin is converted to cyanide by the digestive...more »
    1833. Plant poisoning -- Castor bean (Ricinus communis)
     Ingestion of parts of the castor bean plant may cause severe symptoms....more »
    1834. Plant poisoning -- Cyanogenic glycoside
     Cyanogenic glycoside is a toxin found naturally in various plants e.g. cherries, plums, almonds, peaches, apricots, apples and cassava. The chemical is usually concentrated in the seeds, kernels or wilted leaves. Eating these parts of the plant that conta...more »
    1835. Plant poisoning -- Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
     Ingestion of leaves from the Foxglove plant may cause a reaction....more »
    1836. Plant poisoning -- Hydroquinone
     Hydroquinone is a chemical metabolized by the human digestive system from a naturally occurring chemical called arbutin found in the leaves of plants such as blueberries, cranberries, bearberries and red whortleberries. The main symptoms are irritation of...more »
    1837. Plant poisoning -- Lantadene
     Lantadene is a toxin found naturally in a plant called lantana camara. The chemical is toxic to the liver and can cause various symptoms if ingested. The green fruit and leaves are the most toxic parts of the plant....more »
    1838. Plant poisoning -- Oleander (Nerium oleander)
     Ingestion of leaves from the Oleander plant may cause a reaction....more »
    1839. Plant poisoning -- Rosary pea (Abrus precatorious)
     Ingestion of parts of the Rosary pea plant may cause severe symptoms....more »
    1840. Plant poisoning -- Water hemlock (Cicuta sp.)
     Ingestion of parts of the water pea plant may cause severe symptoms....more »
    1841. Plant poisoning -- daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus)
     Accidental ingestion of daffodils can result in gastrointestinal irritation which is usually mild but can be severe....more »
    1842. Plant poisoning -- holly (Ilex sp.)
     Accidental ingestion of holly can result in gastrointestinal irritation which is usually mild but can be severe....more »
    1843. Plant poisoning -- mistletoe (Phoradendron serotinum)
     Accidental ingestion of mistletoe can result in gastrointestinal irritation which is usually mild but can be severe....more »
    1844. Plant poisoning -- pokeweed (Phytolacca Americana)
     Accidental ingestion of pokeweed can result in gastrointestinal irritation which is usually mild but can be severe....more »
    1845. Plasma cell leukemia
     A form of leukemia characterized by the proliferation of plasma cells in the peripheral blood system. The prognosis is generally poor for this usually aggressive condition....more »
    1846. Plasmacytoma anaplastic
     A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply uncontrollably. It can occur in the bone or in soft tissue. If the cancer is located in only one part of the body it is called a solitary plasmacytoma and if there are multiple sites it is...more »
    1847. Plasmodium falciparum
     A protozoan that causes falciparum malaria...more »
    1848. Pneumonia
     Infection of the lung by bacteria, viruses or fungus....more »
    1849. Pneumonia caused by serotype O11 Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by an opportunistic pathogen called Pseudomonas Aeruginosa....more »
    1850. Pneumonia, Aspiration
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by breathing in liquids and solids (usually the stomach contents)....more »
    1851. Pneumonia, Bacterial
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by bacteria....more »
    1852. Pneumonia, Staphylococcal
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by the Staphylococcal bacteria. The condition is not common and often occurs as a complication of influenza or other viral respiratory infections. This form of pneumonia is considered serious and up to a th...more »
    1853. Pneumonia, Viral
     Inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles caused by a virus....more »
    1854. Pneumonia, eosinophilic
     Infiltration of the lungs by eosinophils (type of white blood cell) which can be caused by asthma or as a reaction to certain drugs or parasitic infections....more »
    1855. Po Ying Tan-induced lead poisoning
     Po Ying Tan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat minor childhood complaints. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. Th...more »
    1856. Polychondritis
     A serious, progressive, episodic condition characterized by inflammation and degeneration of cartilage in the body. The duration and severity of the episodes can vary....more »
    1857. Polycystic kidney disease type 1
     A rare condition where cysts in the kidney grow and cause the kidney to become larger and reduce it's ability to function. PKD 1 is an autosomal dominant form of the disease and differs from PKD 2 in that it is more severe and is caused by a mutation in a...more »
    1858. Polycystic kidney disease, infantile type
     Severe form of polycystic kidney disease which is a genetic kidney disease. Symptoms develop very early in life and may even be present during the fetal stage....more »
    1859. Polycystic ovaries urethral sphincter dysfunction
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of polycystic ovaries with the abnormal functioning of the urinary valve....more »
    1860. Polycystic ovary syndrome
     Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women....more »
    1861. Polycythemia rubra
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased production of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The production of platelets and white blood cells may also be increased....more »
    1862. Polycythemia vera
     A condition which is characterized by myeloproliferation of unknown etiology...more »
    1863. Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome type 1
     Multi-endocrine syndrome commonly affecting children...more »
    1864. Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome type 2
     Multi-endocrine syndrome usually affecting young adults....more »
    1865. Polyendocrinopathy, immune dysfunction, and diarrhea, X-linked
     A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is li...more »
    1866. Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome type 3
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the malfunction of more than one endocrine gland resulting in impaired hormone production. The gland malfunction results from autoimmune damage to the tissue. There are four subtypes of the disorder with type 3 occ...more »
    1867. Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome type 4
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the malfunction of more than one endocrine gland resulting in impaired hormone production. The gland malfunction results from autoimmune damage to the tissue. Type 4 tends to have a different pattern to the other t...more »
    1868. Polymer Fume Fever
     Polymer fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of fumes which can occur when Polytetrafluoroethylene (commercially known as Fluon, Teflon and Halon) is heated to high temperatures. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly...more »
    1869. 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 »
    1870. Polyposis, Adenomatous Intestinal, autosomal dominant
     A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosom...more »
    1871. Porphyria
     A group of disorders characterized by excess production of porphyrin or its precursors which affects the skin and/or nervous system....more »
    1872. Porphyria, congenital erythropoietic
     An extremely rare inherited metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen III cosynthase which results in increased deposits of porphyrin in the bone marrow, blood, urine, feces and sometimes teeth and bones....more »
    1873. Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Medroxyprogesterone acetate
     Some evidence indicates that exposure to Medroxyprogesterone acetate has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    1874. Posthemorrhagic anemia
     Posthemorrhagic anemia refers to a reduced number of red blood cells in the body due to bleeding....more »
    1875. Postpericardiotomy syndrome
     A complication that can occur after open-heart surgery. Symptoms can occur from days to weeks after the surgery. The condition is possibly caused by an autoimmune process triggered by a virus....more »
    1876. Powell-Buist-Stenzel syndrome
     A rare syndrome inherited in a X-linked manner and characterized by diarrhea, endocrine disease and severe infections during infancy which lead to death. The condition is possibly due to an overactive immune system....more »
    1877. Pregnancy
     The condition of supporting a fetus from conception till birth....more »
    1878. Primary Aldosteronism
     Primary aldosteronism is a condition which the body's adrenal glands produce too much of the hormone aldosterone, causing retention sodium and loss of potassium....more »
    1879. Primary Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Primary autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response. The body's immune system produces antibodies against the body's own red blood cells which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The seconda...more »
    1880. Primary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Primary cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The process occurs only when the patient is exposed to temperatures colder the average bod...more »
    1881. Primary Hyperaldosteronism
     A condition characterised by the excessive production and release into the circulation of aldosterone...more »
    1882. Primary cortisol resistance
     A rare genetic disorder where the body is unable to respond to a hormone called cortisol. The body produces excess cortisol to compensate for this defect....more »
    1883. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
     Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown etiology that is recognized increasingly in children....more »
    1884. Probable human carcinogen -- Anabolic steroids
     Anabolic steroids are 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 »
    1885. Progeria short stature pigmented nevi
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by premature aging, short stature, and immune system deficiency. The type and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1886. Propionic Acidemia
     A condition which is characterized by the excess of propionic acid and glycine in the blood resulting in acidaemia...more »
    1887. Protein S acquired deficiency
     A rare disorder involving a deficiency of a blood protein called protein S. Protein S prevents blood from clotting in the veins. A deficiency of protein S can be acquired through liver disease, chemotherapy, lack of vitamin K or through the use of oral an...more »
    1888. Protriptyline toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1889. Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis
     This is a condition that is characterised by a metabolic acidosis state caused by impairment of a persons renal function...more »
    1890. Proximal tubulopathy -- diabetes mellitus -- cerebellar ataxia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by diabetes, movement disorder and kidney abnormality. Death often occurs during childhood....more »
    1891. Pseudo-torch syndrome
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by a small head, eye disease and brain abnormalities. The symptoms are often very similar to another disorder caused by certain infections during pregnancy....more »
    1892. Pseudoaldosteronism
     A rare genetic disorder involving early onset high blood pressure, reduced aldosterone secretion, hypokalemia and metabolic acidosis. The disorder originates from kidney dysfunction rather than impaired aldosterone secretion....more »
    1893. Pseudohypoaldosteronism
     A group of disorders involving an electrolyte imbalance due to the kidney's inability to respond to aldosterone. The actual level of aldosterone may range from high to low....more »
    1894. Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1, autosomal dominant
     A rare condition characterized by electrolyte disorders caused by the kidney's inability to respond to mineralocorticoids. Type 1 is differentiated from type II in that it involves sodium wasting. There are two forms of type 1: an autosomal recessive form...more »
    1895. Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1, autosomal recessive
     A rare condition characterized by electrolyte disorders caused by the kidney's inability to respond to mineralocorticoids. Type 1 is differentiated from type II in that it involves sodium wasting. There are two forms of type 1: an autosomal recessive form...more »
    1896. Pseudohypoaldosteronism type II
     A rare condition characterized by electrolyte disorders caused by the kidney's inability to respond to aldosterone. Type II is differentiated from Type I in that sodium wasting doesn't occur....more »
    1897. Pseudomembranous Colitis
     Diarrhoeal illness caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile, usually following a recent course of antibiotics and disruption of normal bowel bacteria...more »
    1898. Pseudophosphatasia
     A rare condition where infants have all the physical features of infantile hypophosphatasia but alkaline phosphatase activity is normal....more »
    1899. Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all...more »
    1900. 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 »
    1901. Puberty
     Sexual and physical maturation in adolescents...more »
    1902. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
     A rare chronic lung condition where accumulation of protein or phospholipids material in the lung air sacs prevent the lungs from effectively clearing any inhaled particles such as sawdust. The condition may disappear, remain stable or progress. Chronic f...more »
    1903. Pulmonary arterio-veinous aneurysm
     A very rare disorder where there is an abnormal opening between a pulmonary artery and vein which can affect blood oxygenation....more »
    1904. Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula
     A rare genetic defect where one or more the arteries and veins in the lung are connected via an abnormal opening or fistula which affects the oxygenation level of body tissues....more »
    1905. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation
     A rare malformation where there is an abnormal opening between a lung artery and a lung vein which causes some blood to pass through the lungs without being oxygenated....more »
    1906. Pulmonary artery coming from the aorta
     A rare congenital heart defect which is usually fatal. The pulmonary artery is abnormally placed and comes out of the aorta....more »
    1907. Pulmonary atresia -- intact ventricular septum
     A very rare heart defect where the opening that allows blood to travel from the heart to the lung is narrowed or absent which impairs the body's ability to oxygenate blood. Death generally occurs without immediate medical attention....more »
    1908. Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect
     A congenital heart defect where the pulmonary artery is closed off so that blood is unable to flow out to the lungs via the pulmonary artery. An abnormal opening between the two sides of the heart also allow blood to flow between the two heart chambers. T...more »
    1909. Pulmonary edema
     Severe condition of excess fluid in the lungs....more »
    1910. Pulmonary edema of mountaineers
     A severe complication of mountain sickness resulting from a lack of oxygen at high altitudes....more »
    1911. Pulmonary embolism
     Blocked lung blood vessel often from a blood clot....more »
    1912. Pulmonary fibrosis /granuloma
     A lung disease characterized by stiffening and inflammation of lung tissue....more »
    1913. Pulmonary haemosiderosis, primary
     A rare condition characterized by anemia, coughing up blood and iron deposits in the lungs. The disorder is the result of recurring bleeding in the lungs which leads to a buildup of iron in the lungs. Symptoms may develop slowly or quickly and may become ...more »
    1914. Pulmonary infections related to AIDS
     It usually occurs due to decreased immunity....more »
    1915. Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital
     A rare congenital condition where the lungs fail to develop normally. The disorder is characterized by the presence of dilated lymph ducts throughout the lungs....more »
    1916. Pulmonary venous return anomaly
     A rare disorder where one or more of the four veins that carry oxygenated blood from the lungs drain to the right atrium of the heart instead of the left atrium. Symptom severity is determined by the number of veins involved and the exact location of the ...more »
    1917. Pure red cell aplasia, congenital
     A rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect and the incidence of additi...more »
    1918. Purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) deficiency
     A condition which is characterized by a deficiency of purine nucleoside phosphorylate...more »
    1919. Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disease involving an enzyme (purine nucleoside phosphorylase - PNP) deficiency which causes a buildup of toxic metabolic products which in turn impairs the development of T-cells (part of the body's immune system). The condition is cha...more »
    1920. Pyloric stenosis
     Narrowed opening between stomach and intestines...more »
    1921. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
     A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated....more »
    1922. Pyogenic arthritis -- pyoderma gangrenosum -- acne
     A very rare autoinflammatory disorder involving the joints and skin. Sufferers develop arthritis, skin lesions and severe acne during adolescence. Usually only one joint is affected during episodes and various joints can be affected - especially the elbow...more »
    1923. Pyogenic arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, and acne
     A very rare autoinflammatory disorder involving the joints and skin. Sufferers develop arthritis, skin lesions and severe acne during adolescence. Usually only one joint is affected during episodes and various joints can be affected - especially the elbow...more »
    1924. Pyomyositis
     A bacterial infection of the muscles caused by Staphylococcus aureus. It occurs in tropical areas and people with weak immune systems are the most vulnerable....more »
    1925. Pyridoxamine 5-prime-phosphate oxidase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme called 5-prime-phosphate oxidase. Symptoms start soon after birth and involves seizures and other anomalies....more »
    1926. Pyridoxine deficiency
     Deficiency of vitamin B6 which has many uses in the body....more »
    1927. Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme pyruvate kinase....more »
    1928. Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency
    1929. Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency, Group B
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by a deficiency of pyruvate carboxylase which leads to accumulation of lactic acid and other compounds which can have a toxic effect on the nervous system and body organs. Type B has severe, life-threatening symptom...more »
    1930. Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency, Group C
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by a deficiency of pyruvate carboxylase which leads to accumulation of lactic acid and other compounds which can have a toxic effect on the nervous system and body organs. Type C is a mild form of the condition....more »
    1931. Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder involving an enzyme (pyruvate decarboxylase) deficiency which results in symptoms such as failure to thrive, psychomotor retardation, small head, eye problems, increased blood ammonia levels and lactic acidosis which can result in ...more »
    1932. Pyruvate dehydrogenase phosphatase deficiency
     A genetic disease involving an enzyme deficiency which causes exercise intolerance and mild developmental delay. Symptoms are variable....more »
    1933. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, hemolytic anemia
     A rare inherited blood disorder where the deficiency of an enzyme (pyruvate kinase) needed by red blood cells causes them to be destroyed prematurely and hence anemia occurs....more »
    1934. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, liver type
     An inherited deficiency of pyruvate kinase which causes varying degrees of hemolytic anemia....more »
    1935. Pyruvate kinase deficiency, muscle type
     An inherited deficiency of pyruvate kinase which causes varying degrees of hemolytic anemia....more »
    1936. REST syndrome
     A condition that is similar to CREST syndrome but doesn't include calcinosis. The disorder affects the skin, blood vessels and digestive tract....more »
    1937. Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder involving severe insulin resistance which is where the body fails to be able to use insulin which is needed to control blood sugar levels....more »
    1938. Radiation sickness
     Illness from radiation exposure or cancer radiotherapy....more »
    1939. Radio digito -- facial dysplasia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormalities of the arm bones and facial anomalies....more »
    1940. Rambaud-Galian syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the progressive deposition of a substance called hyaline in blood vessels of the digestive tract and kidneys. Calcification of the brain is also present....more »
    1941. Rathburn disease
     A rare inherited condition involving bone and teeth mineralization abnormalities and reduced phosphatase enzyme activity. The severity of the disorder varies according to the degree of reduction in phosphatase activity....more »
    1942. Raynaud's phenomenon
     Blood vessel constriction attacks affecting fingers and/or toes....more »
    1943. Red cell phospholipid defect with hemolysis
     A rare inherited blood disorder where the membranes of red blood cells are defective and the cells are at risk of being destroyed easily if exposed to certain drugs or possibly even viruses....more »
    1944. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
     A condition characterized by pain and reduced range of motion in the shoulder and hand of the affected arm....more »
    1945. 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 »
    1946. Refractory anaemia with ringed sideroblasts
     Refractory anaemia with ringed sideroblasts is a subtype of myelodysplastic syndrome...more »
    1947. Refsum disease, infantile form
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by normal development initially followed by degeneration, facial anomalies and enlarged liver....more »
    1948. Reiter’s syndrome
     A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions....more »
    1949. Renal Cell Carcinoma 2
     A genetic form of kidney cancer....more »
    1950. Renal Cell Carcinoma 3
     A dominantly inherited form of kidney cancer which is linked to chromosome 5q....more »
    1951. Renal Cell Carcinoma 4
     A genetic form of kidney cancer....more »
    1952. Renal Cell Carcinoma Associated with Neuroblastoma
     A cancer of the kidney associated with a neuroblastoma (cancer of the nerve cells) which is a relatively common childhood cancer. The kidney cancer tends to develop in long-term survivors of this childhood cancer. It is unclear as to whether the treatment...more »
    1953. Renal Tubular Acidosis
     A rare disorder where the kidneys secrete too much hydrogen and don't reabsorb enough bicarbonate which can result in symptoms such as excessive blood acidity and loss of potassium....more »
    1954. Renal cancer
     Cancer (malignant) of the kidneys. The kidneys are organs that make certain hormones and remove waste from the blood and turning it into urine....more »
    1955. Renal cancer, familial
     A genetic form of kidney cancer that tends to run in families....more »
    1956. Renal failure-like electrolyte imbalances
     impairment in the level of electrolytes in the body...more »
    1957. Renal rickets
     A bone disease where kidney dysfunction causes bone resorption and results in weak, soft bones....more »
    1958. Renal segmental hypoplasia-induced Hypertension
     Renal segmental hypoplasia-induced hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from either an abnormally developed kidney (birth defect) or from damage to the kidney resulting from vesicureteral reflux....more »
    1959. Renal tubular acidosis progressive nerve deafness
     A kidney disorder where progressive nerve deafness is associated with the kidney's is inability to effectively remove acid from the blood and excrete it into the urine. The defect occurs in the distant portion of the kidney tubules whose job is to remove ...more »
    1960. Renal tubular acidosis, distal
     A kidney disorder where the kidney is unable to effective remove acid from the blood and excrete it into the urine. The defect occurs in the distant portion of the kidney tubules whose job is to remove acid from the blood and excrete it through the urine....more »
    1961. Renal tubular acidosis, distal -- type I
     A kidney disorder where the kidney is unable to effective remove acid from the blood and excrete it into the urine. The defect occurs in the distant portion of the kidney tubules whose job is to remove acid from the blood and excrete it through the urine....more »
    1962. Renal tubular acidosis, distal -- type III
     A kidney disorder where the kidney is unable to effective remove acid from the blood and excrete it into the urine. The defect occurs in the distant portion of the kidney tubules whose job is to remove acid from the blood and excrete it through the urine....more »
    1963. Renal tubular acidosis, distal, autosomal dominant
     A rare kidney disorder characterized mainly by increased urine alkalinity and high blood acidity due to abnormal kidney functioning....more »
    1964. Renal tubular acidosis, distal, autosomal recessive
     A rare kidney disorder characterized mainly by increased urine alkalinity and high blood acidity due to abnormal kidney functioning. Hearing loss may occur later in life....more »
    1965. Renal tubular acidosis, distal, type 4
     A rare disorder where the kidney tubules fail to remove acids from the blood and into the urine which results in high blood acidity. The disorder is caused by low levels of the aldosterone hormone or the kidneys inability to respond to the hormone....more »
    1966. Renal tubulopathy -- diabetes mellitus -- cerebellar ataxia
     A very rare condition characterized by rapidly progressive diabetes, kidney disease and cerebellar ataxia. Symptoms develop during the first five years....more »
    1967. Respiratory acidosis
     Respiratory acidosis is acidosis (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) due to decreased ventilation of the pulmonary alveoli, leading to elevated arterial carbon dioxide concentration....more »
    1968. Respiratory arrest
     A term used to indicate cessation of breathing....more »
    1969. Respiratory depression
     Also known as bradyapnea is the decreased rate of breathing....more »
    1970. Respiratory distress syndrome, infant
     A respiratory disorder caused by deficiency of pulmonary surfactant in premature infants which prevents normal lung functioning....more »
    1971. Respiratory failure
     Failure of the respiratory system...more »
    1972. Respiratory muscle paralysis
     Respiratory paralysis occurs when the muscles associated with breathing become do weak to function properly. Breathing becomes difficulty and severe cases can result in death if breathing assistance is not delivered. The condition can result from such thi...more »
    1973. Respiratory paralysis
     Respiratory paralysis occurs when the muscles associated with breathing become do weak to function properly. Breathing becomes difficulty and severe cases can result in death if breathing assistance is not delivered. The condition can result from such thi...more »
    1974. Restless Legs Syndrome
     A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs....more »
    1975. Retinohepatoendocrinologic syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized mainly by eye, liver and endocrine function abnormalities....more »
    1976. Retinopathy -- anaemia- CNS anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by disease of the eye retinas, anemia and central nervous system anomalies....more »
    1977. Retinopathy -- anemia -- CNS anomalies
    1978. Revesz Debuse syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by disease of the eye retinas, anemia and central nervous system anomalies....more »
    1979. Revesz Syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by disease of the eye retinas, anemia and central nervous system anomalies....more »
    1980. Reye's Syndrome
     A syndrome in children recovering from infection and associated with aspirin....more »
    1981. Rh Disease
     A disease that can occur when the mother's blood is not compatible with the fetal blood i.e. when an Rh-negative mother had a Rh-positive child. If the baby's blood is exposed to the mother's blood (through placenta, abortion, miscarriage, amniocentesis) ...more »
    1982. Rh deficiency syndrome
     A rare genetic blood disorder where the red blood cells have an abnormal appearance and cannot function properly. The condition causes hemolytic anemia and the severity varies from patient to patient....more »
    1983. Rhesus isoimmunisation
     The antibody mediated destruction of red blood cells by those sensitive...more »
    1984. Rhizomelic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short upper arm and thigh bones. Death frequently occurs in early childhood....more »
    1985. Rhnull syndrome
     A rare genetic blood disorder where the red blood cells have an abnormal appearance and cannot function properly. The condition causes hemolytic anemia and the severity varies from patient to patient....more »
    1986. Rhodococcus equi
     A rare form of bacterial infection that usually affects horses and foals but can cause infection mainly in immunocompromised people. Infection usually starts at the site of some sort of trauma. Symptoms and severity may vary considerably depending on the ...more »
    1987. Rice millers' syndrome
     A condition caused by exposure the rice husk particles in the air....more »
    1988. Rickets
     A rare condition where a lack of Vitamin D results in bone disease as it is essential for the process of bone calcification....more »
    1989. Right ventricle hypoplasia
     An underdeveloped right heart ventricle which is smaller than normal and is thus less able to pump blood efficiently to the lungs. The age at which the symptoms become apparent varies depending on the severity of the defect....more »
    1990. Rimbaud-Passouant-Vallat syndrome
     A type of brain inflammation....more »
    1991. River Blindness
     Skin and eye infection caused by the helminth (worm) 'Onchocerca volvulus', transmitted via fly bites and usually seen only in parts of Africa, the Middle East and South America...more »
    1992. 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 »
    1993. Rosacea
     Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin...more »
    1994. Rosai-Dorfman disease
     A rare condition characterized by excessive production and accumulation of a particular white blood cell (histiocyte). Accumulation primarily occurs in the lymph nodes, especially in the neck, but may also occur in the skin, central nervous system, digest...more »
    1995. Roseola infantum
     Contagious infant conditions...more »
    1996. Rotavirus
     Diarrhea-causing virus in infants....more »
    1997. Rubella
     A contagious viral infection caused by the Rubella virus which produces a rash and lymph node swelling. It can have serious implication in pregnant women as the virus can be transmitted through the placenta and cause serious fetal defects or even fetal de...more »
    1998. Rubella congenital syndrome
     The transplacental infection of a fetus with rubella...more »
    1999. Rubella virus antenatal infection
     A rare disorder caused by exposure of the fetus to maternal rubella and resulting in a range of abnormalities and fetal death is also possible....more »
    2000. Rud Syndrome
     A condition characterized by ichthyosis, epilepsy, short stature, hypogonadism and severe mental retardation....more »
    2001. Rueda-induced lead poisoning
     Rueda is a lead-containing folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat infant colic or to calm young children. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to t...more »
    2002. SAPHO syndrome
     A rare disorder involving skin (acne, pustulosis), bone (hyperostosis, osteitis) and joint problems....more »
    2003. SARS
     Serious respiratory infection...more »
    2004. SCHAD Deficiency -- formerly
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    2005. SCHAD deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (hydroxyacyl-coa dehydrogenase). The severity of the symptoms is highly variable with some cases resulting in death during the first decade while others suffer psychomotor and regression. Sympt...more »
    2006. SCID
     Major failure of the immune system, usually genetic....more »
    2007. Sabia virus
     An arbovirus causing fever, rashes and hemorrhagic bleeding...more »
    2008. Sackey-Sakati-Aur syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a blood disorder and various congenital anomalies such as short stature and a thumb abnormality....more »
    2009. Sakati syndrome
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    2010. Salmonella typhimurium infection
     An infection caused by bacteria from the Salmonella genus which can result in gastroenteritis, fever or may be asymptomatic. Infection is caused by consuming contaminated food or drinks....more »
    2011. Santrinj-induced lead poisoning
     Santrinj is a paint primer but is also used as a folk remedy mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething and gum boils. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptib...more »
    2012. Saoot-induced lead poisoning
     Saoot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat digestive eye injuries, teething and to manage the umbilical stump in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    2013. Sarcoidosis
     Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs....more »
    2014. Sarcosporidiosis
     Infection with a protozoa called Sarcocystis. The condition is often asymptomatic. Infection usually occurs by eating raw infected meat....more »
    2015. 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 »
    2016. Sarrouy disease
     A disease characterized mainly by anemia, poor growth and enlarged liver and spleen. The disease usually ends with death....more »
    2017. Schistosomiasis mansoni
     A trematode which causes schistosomiasis mansoni...more »
    2018. Schnitzler syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of chronic urticaria as well as a blood abnormality called macroglobulinemia....more »
    2019. Schridde syndrome
     A rare disorder involving a fetal blood abnormality which usually results in death....more »
    2020. Scurvy
     Severe disease from vitamin C deficiency...more »
    2021. 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 »
    2022. Sea-Blue histiocytosis
     A rare condition involving the presence of too many histiocytes in the spleen and bone marrow. These histiocytes stain a sea-blue color during testing. These abnormal staining histiocytes have been noted in several diseases such as Niemann-Pick disease, l...more »
    2023. Sebastian syndrome
     A rare blood disorder characterized mainly by the presence of large blood platelets....more »
    2024. Seborrhoea
     Overactive sebaceous glands resulting in oily skin....more »
    2025. Secondary Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Secondary autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response. The body's immune system produces antibodies against the body's own red blood cells which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The secon...more »
    2026. Secondary Bone Cancer
     Tumour development in bone as a result of spread from a primary malignant tumour from another body site (usually lung bronchus, breast and prostate)...more »
    2027. Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Secondary cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The process occurs only when the patient is exposed to temperatures colder the average b...more »
    2028. Secondary Lactase Deficiency
     This form of lactase deficiency results from some sort of damage to the intestines either due to a disease or surgery. Some possible causes include untreated celiac disease, long-term use of antibiotics, giardiasis, carcinoid syndrome, HIV enteropathy, ga...more »
    2029. Seizures, Sensorineural Deafness, Ataxia, Mental Retardation, and Electrolyte Imbalance
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, deafness, ataxia and electrolyte imbalance....more »
    2030. 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 »
    2031. Semmerkrot-Haraldsson-Weenaes syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by anemia, missing thumb, an immune disorder and an excessive buildup of fluid in the fetus or newborn (hydrops fetalis)....more »
    2032. Senior-Loken Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease....more »
    2033. Senior-Loken syndrome 1
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 1 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 2q13. End stage kidney disease usually occurs early in the second decade....more »
    2034. Senior-Loken syndrome 3
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 3 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 3q22. This form generally has an early onset....more »
    2035. Senior-Loken syndrome 4
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 4 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 1p36....more »
    2036. Senior-Loken syndrome 5
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 5 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 3q21.1. This form generally has a later onset....more »
    2037. Senior-Loken syndrome 6
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. Type 6 is caused by a chromosomal defect on chromosome 12q21.3. End stage kidney disease usually occurs early in the second decade and vision impairment occurs by 3...more »
    2038. Septicemia
     A systemic inflammatory response to an infection....more »
    2039. Sertoli-leydig cell tumors
     A rare form of ovarian cancer where excessive male sex hormones are produced by the cancerous cells....more »
    2040. Sertraline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sertraline 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 »
    2041. Severe asthma
    2042. Severe diarrhea
    2043. Severe heart problems
    2044. Shaken Baby Syndrome
     A condition caused by violent shaking of a baby....more »
    2045. Shallow Breathing
    2046. Shaver's disease
     A progressive lung disorder caused by exposure to aluminium oxide which is present in bauxite fumes. The condition involves inflammation and damage to the air sacs in the lungs....more »
    2047. Sheehan Syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in women who suffer a severe uterine hemorrhage during childbirth. The resulting blood loss may damage the pituitary gland and result in hypopituitarism....more »
    2048. Shock
     Severe condition from reduced blood circulation...more »
    2049. Short Bowel Syndrome
     Disorder of shortened bowel usually from bowel surgery....more »
    2050. Short Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (SCAD)
     A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (short-chain fatty acids) into energy. Symptoms are exacerbated by fasting or acute illness. The severity of symptoms is variable with some patients remaining virtually asymptomatic ...more »
    2051. Short stature -- pituitary and cerebellar defects -- small sella turcica
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature and brain and pituitary gland defects....more »
    2052. Short stature webbed neck heart disease
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart disease, short stature and a webbed neck....more »
    2053. Short-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (short-chain fatty acids) into energy....more »
    2054. Shprintzen syndorme
     An inherited syndrome of cardiac defects and craniofacial anomalies and various other abnormalities....more »
    2055. Siccardi syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by impaired immunity (due to defective bacterial destruction by neutrophils), lymphadenopathy and abnormal skin and hair color....more »
    2056. Sickle Cell Anemia
     Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destr...more »
    2057. Sickle cell crisis
     A condition which is characterized by either a hemolytic crisis or vaso-occlusive crisis...more »
    2058. Sideroblastic anemia, autosomal
     An inherited form of anemia where an enzyme deficiency prevents red blood cells from using iron properly. The red blood cells become overloaded with iron which impairs the blood's ability to carry oxygen....more »
    2059. Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary
     An inherited form of anemia where an enzyme deficiency prevents red blood cells from using iron properly. The red blood cells become overloaded with iron which impairs the blood's ability to carry oxygen....more »
    2060. Sideropenic anemia
     Sideropenic anemia is a blood abnormality characterized by reduced iron levels in the plasma. It is a very common form of anemia....more »
    2061. Silicosiderosis
     A lung disorder caused by breathing in dust containing iron and silica....more »
    2062. Silicosis
     An occupation lung disease caused by breathing in silica dust....more »
    2063. Silo unloader syndrome
     An occupational lung disease that occurs in farm workers who go into a silo and breath in the nitrogen dioxide which are toxic to the body. Death can occur in some cases. Symptoms usually occur within a week of entering the silo....more »
    2064. Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by hydrops fetalis and various other severe abnormalities. The condition usually results in death within two months of birth....more »
    2065. Single ventricular heart
     A rare birth defect where the heart has only one ventricle instead of two....more »
    2066. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....more »
    2067. Skeletal and Cardiac Malformations with thrombocytopenia
     A rare, newly described syndrome characterized by skeletal and heart abnormalities as well as a blood disorder....more »
    2068. Skeleto cardiac syndrome with thrombocytopenia
     A rare, newly described syndrome characterized by skeletal and heart abnormalities as well as a blood disorder....more »
    2069. Skin infection
     A condition which is characterized by an infection which occurs on the skin...more »
    2070. 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 »
    2071. Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome
     The small bowel is a part of the digestive system. A healthy small bowel contains some bacteria but in bacterial overgrowth syndrome, there are an excessive number of bacteria. Abnormal small bowel muscle function is often associated with conditions such ...more »
    2072. Small intestine cancer, adult
     Cancer (malignant) that develops in the small intestine of adults....more »
    2073. Small intestine diverticulosis
     Small intestinal diverticulosis refers to the clinical entity characterized by the presence of multiple saclike mucosal herniations through weak points in the intestinal wall....more »
    2074. Smoldering adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    2075. Sneddon Syndrome
     A rare progressive inherited disorder involving the blood vessel disease and neurological symptoms....more »
    2076. Sneddon-Wilkinson disease
     A rare chronic condition involving the development of blisters and pustules, usually on the trunk, armpits and flexural areas. It is often associated with conditions such as thyroid problems, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The condition tends to flare up...more »
    2077. Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma
     A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply uncontrollably. It can occur in the bone or in soft tissue where it is called extramedullary plasmacytoma. If the cancer is located in only one part of the body it is called a solitary pla...more »
    2078. Spherocytic anemia
     Spherocytic anemia is a blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of red blood cells (anemia)...more »
    2079. Spherocytosis, type 1
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    2080. Spherocytosis, type 2
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    2081. Spherocytosis, type 4
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    2082. Spherocytosis, type 5
     A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner ...more »
    2083. Sphingolipidosis
     A group of diseases involving the abnormal metabolism and storage of a substance called sphingolipid. Symptoms will vary depending on the disease. Examples of diseases from this group include gangliosidosis, Gaucher's disease and Niemann-Pick disease....more »
    2084. Spirochetes disease
     Infection with a type of bacteria which is often found in mud, sewage and polluted water. Symptoms are determined by the species involved. Diseases caused by this bacteria include Treponema infection and borreliosis....more »
    2085. Spirometra erinace-ieuropaei infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra erinace-ieuropaei. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule...more »
    2086. Spirometra mansoni infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra mansoni. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule....more »
    2087. Spirometra mansonoides infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra mansonoides. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule....more »
    2088. Spirometra theileri infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra theileri. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule....more »
    2089. Splenomegaly
     Enlarged spleen....more »
    2090. Spondylodysplasia and Premature Pubarche
     A very rare condition characterized by premature puberty and vertebral abnormalities....more »
    2091. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia -- nephritic syndrome
    2092. Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia -- nephrotic syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by skeletal and immunity abnormalities. The immune defect leads to progressive kidney dysfunction which can ultimately cause death during the first decade....more »
    2093. Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia with combined immunodeficiency
     A rare syndrome characterized by skeletal abnormalities as well as a poor immune system....more »
    2094. Spontaneous pneumothorax, familial type
     A rare inherited disorder which causes the lungs to collapse spontaneously....more »
    2095. Sprue
     Malabsorption digestive syndrome...more »
    2096. Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome
     A very rare, potentially fatal infection caused by the bacterial toxins produced by Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. The condition is often associated with tampon use but can originate from other sources....more »
    2097. Staphylococcus aureus food poisoning
     Common type of food poisoning....more »
    2098. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
     A bacteria that is usually found in aquatic environments, is not very virulent and rarely infects humans. Most cases of infection tends to occur through use of hospital appliances such as catheters, I.V lines and breathing tubes in immunocompromised peopl...more »
    2099. Steroid abuse
     Steroids are man-made chemicals that can be used to promote muscle development and increase male sexual characteristics. Steroids are a prescription drug usually used to treat disorders such as delayed puberty and body wasting in AIDS patients. Excessive ...more »
    2100. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
     A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases....more »
    2101. Stomach bleeding
     A condition which is characterized by the loss of blood from the stomach...more »
    2102. Stomach cancer
     Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs...more »
    2103. Stomach cancer, familial
     Cancer of the stomach that tends to run in families....more »
    2104. Streptococcal Group A invasive disease
     Group A streptococci are bacteria which are commonly found in the throat or on the skin. Often it causes no symptoms but in some cases it can cause mild illnesses such as strep throat or more serious, life-threatening diseases such as toxic shock syndrome...more »
    2105. Streptococcal Group B invasive disease
     Infection with bacteria called Group B Streptococcus which can cause severe symptoms or even death. The bacteria occur in the stomach and the urogenital tract of females and are normally harmless and cause no symptoms. However, it can cause a range of dis...more »
    2106. Streptococcal Infections
     Various "strep" bacterial infections....more »
    2107. Stress
     Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)...more »
    2108. Stridor
     A harsh high pitched breath sound...more »
    2109. Striped Blister Beetle poisoning
     The striped blister beetle is native to many parts of America and Canada. Animals that accidentally eat the beetles can become quite ill and they can also cause symptoms in humans if accidentally ingested. The beetles contain toxic substances called canth...more »
    2110. Strongyloidiasis
     A parasitic infectious disease involving the intestines and caused by the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. Infection usually occurs in crowded, unsanitized populations....more »
    2111. Subphrenic abscess
     A pus-filled cavity in the subphrenic region which is the area below the diaphragm but above the colon and liver. The infection can occur as a complication of abdominal surgery, acute pancreatitis and trauma....more »
    2112. Subpulmonary stenosis
     A narrowing in the artery that allows blood to flow from the right heart ventricle to the lungs in order to be oxygenated. Severity of symptoms is determined by the degree of narrowing....more »
    2113. Succinic acidemia
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by high levels of succinic acid in the blood....more »
    2114. Succinic acidemia -- lactic acidosis, congenital
     A very rare disorder characterized by high levels of succinic acid in the blood and high blood acidity which starts at birth or soon after....more »
    2115. Succinyl-CoA acetoacetate transferase deficiency
     A very rare metabolic disorder involving an enzyme (Succinyl-CoA acetoacetate transferase) deficiency which prevents ketones being metabolized. Physical stress on the body (infection, exhaustion) can trigger an episode of ketosis, vomiting and rapid breat...more »
    2116. Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency
     A condition which is characterized by a deficiency of sucrase-isomaltase deficiency...more »
    2117. Sucrase-isomaltase malabsorption, congenital
     A rare disorder where a congenital deficiency of an enzyme (sucrase-isomaltase) prevents the absorption of sucrose and isomaltose consumed in the diet....more »
    2118. Sucrase-isomaltose malabsorption, congenital
     A rare disorder where a congenital deficiency of an enzyme (sucrase-isomaltase) prevents the absorption of sucrose and isomaltose consumed in the diet....more »
    2119. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
     SIDS is a syndrome marked by the symptoms of sudden and unexplained death of an apparently healthy infant aged one month to one year....more »
    2120. Suffocation
     A state of asphyxiation that results in the arrest of respiration...more »
    2121. Sulfone syndrome
     A hypersensitivity reaction to sulfone which is a component of a drug called dapsone which is often used to treat skin conditions such as leprosy, vasculitis, dermatitis herpetiformis and Sweet disease. The reaction can result in death in some cases....more »
    2122. Superior vena cava syndrome
     A condition caused by compression or obstruction to the normal circulation of the superior vena cava which carries deoxygenated blood from the body tissues back to the heart....more »
    2123. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by servere breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced th...more »
    2124. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by severe breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced the...more »
    2125. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 2
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by severe breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced the...more »
    2126. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 3
     Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by severe breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced the...more »
    2127. Surma-induced lead poisoning
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Middle East people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effect...more »
    2128. 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 »
    2129. 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 »
    2130. 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 »
    2131. 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 »
    2132. 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 »
    2133. 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 »
    2134. 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 »
    2135. 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 »
    2136. 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 »
    2137. 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 »
    2138. 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 »
    2139. 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 »
    2140. 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 »
    2141. Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
     Onset of JRA with fevers and systemic symptoms...more »
    2142. 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 »
    2143. 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 »
    2144. 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 »
    2145. 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 »
    2146. 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 »
    2147. 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 »
    2148. 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 »
    2149. 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 »
    2150. 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 »
    2151. 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 »
    2152. 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 »
    2153. 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 »
    2154. 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 »
    2155. 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 »
    2156. 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 »
    2157. 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 »
    2158. Systemic mastocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an accumulation of mast cells in the tissues of the body...more »
    2159. Systemic monochloroacetate poisoning
     Monochloracetate acid is a dangerous chemical which can cause systemic poisoning even if only skin exposure occurs. Exposure to the chemical can be life-threatening with serious symptoms starting within hours of the exposure....more »
    2160. T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
     Cancer of particular white blood cells called T-cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells...more »
    2161. TAR syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the absence of radial bones of both forearms and thrombocytopenia....more »
    2162. TAU syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by reduced blood platelet level and absent ulna bone (forearm bone)....more »
    2163. TORCH Syndrome
     Infection of a fetus by any of a group of infectious agents which have been transmitted from the mother through the placenta. The infections include toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes virus, hepatitis and syphilis. The severity and nature of ...more »
    2164. TRAPS (TNF-receptor-associated periodic syndrome)
     A rare syndrome involving periods of fever and chills along with gastrointestinal symptoms and muscle pain. Symptoms last for two or three weeks....more »
    2165. Takayasu arteritis
     A rare disorder involving inflammation of large elastic arteries including the aorta which impairs blood flow to the upper body....more »
    2166. 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 »
    2167. Taussig Bing syndrome
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. In the...more »
    2168. Temporal arteritis
     Inflamed head artery causing headache....more »
    2169. Thalassemia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the he...more »
    2170. 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 »
    2171. Thallessemia
    2172. The Congenital Lactic Acidoses
     A condition which is characterized by congenital lactic acidoses...more »
    2173. The Hemophilias
     A group of hereditary hemorrhagic diathesis due to a deficiency of a blood coagulation factor...more »
    2174. The Methylmalonic Acidemias
     A condition which is characterized by an excess of methylmalonic acid in the blood...more »
    2175. The Primary Hyperoxalurias
     An excess of oxalates in the urine...more »
    2176. Thiamine responsive megaloblastic anemia syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by megaloblastic anemia, hearing loss and diabetes. The condition is caused by a deficiency of a thiamine (vitamin B1) transporter protein which means that the body is unable to effectively utilize thiamine from the d...more »
    2177. Thrombocythemia
     A haematological disorder in which there is excessive proliferation of platelet precursor cells, resulting in increased numbers of platelets in the blood....more »
    2178. Thrombocytopathy -- asplenia -- miosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized by a lack of spleen function, reduced blood platelets and contracted pupils....more »
    2179. Thrombocytopenia -- Multiple Congenital Anomalies
     A rare inherited condition characterized by thrombocytopenia, neurological problems and various malformations....more »
    2180. Thrombocytopenia -- cerebellar hypoplasia -- short stature
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, low blood platelets and abnormal brain development....more »
    2181. Thrombocytopenia -- chromosome breakage
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by low blood platelets, carcinomas and autoimmunity....more »
    2182. Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune
     A rare blood disorder where a low number of platelets impairs the bloods ability to clot and results in bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes....more »
    2183. Thrombocytosis
     An increased number of platelets in the blood....more »
    2184. Thrombomodulin anomalies, familial
     A defect in a protein involved with anticoagulation which results in an increased risk of developing blood clots which can result in death....more »
    2185. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired
     A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia. The condition may be familial or acquired - symptoms tend to recur regularly ...more »
    2186. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, congenital
     A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia....more »
    2187. Thyrocerebral-retinal syndrome
     A very rare syndrome observed in a brother and sister and characterized by thyroid, kidney and neurological disease....more »
    2188. Tick-borne diseases
     Any disease that is transferred to humans by the tick...more »
    2189. Tidal platelet dysgenesis
     A rare condition characterized by periodic thrombocytopenia which results in alternating low and high levels of blood platelets....more »
    2190. Tiglic acidemia
     Increased blood tiglic acid levels due to a metabolic disorder involving the breakdown of isoleucine to propionic acid....more »
    2191. Timme syndrome
     A syndrome involving insufficiency of the thymus, adrenal and pituitary glands. The disorder has involves three phases, each of which has varying symptoms: phase 1 is before puberty, phase 2 occurs after puberty and phase 3 tends to occur in the third dec...more »
    2192. Tinea
     A general term for various fungal skin afflictions; often incorrectly called ringworm....more »
    2193. Tinea versicolor
     A condition which is characterized by a chronic noninflammatory multiple macular patches...more »
    2194. Toni-Fanconi syndrome type 1
    2195. Tonic seizure
     Abnormal electrical activity in a part of the brain which results mainly in muscle stiffness and rigidity. Tonic seizures are considered relatively uncommon. They can occur at any age but are more common in childhood. Patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome...more »
    2196. Tonic-Clonic seizure
     Abnormal electrical activity in the brain which results in stiffening and rigidity of muscles (tonic phase) followed by rhythmic jerking motions (clonic phase). The tonic phase tends to last less than half a minute and the clonic phase usually lasts a cou...more »
    2197. Total lipodystrophy
     A rare disorder that can be acquired or inherited and involves adipose tissue abnormalities. The disorder is characterized by loss of adipose tissue through the body....more »
    2198. Toxic megacolon
     It is a life threatening complication....more »
    2199. Toxic mushrooms -- Gastrointestinal irritant
     Some mushrooms contain a chemical which cause gastrointestinal irritation. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Agaricus, Amanita, Boletus, Entoloma, Gomphus, Lactarius, Omphalotus, Tricholoma, Tylopilus and Verpa....more »
    2200. Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine
     Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called gyromitrin which is converted to monomethylhydrazine after digestion. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Gyromitra, Helvella, Sarcosphaera and Peziza. Poisoning may occur from inhalin...more »
    2201. Toxic mushrooms -- Renal toxic (orelline)
     Some mushrooms (Amanita smithiana) contain chemicals (allenic norleucine, chlorocrotyglycine) which can cause kidney damage....more »
    2202. Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides
     Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called cyclopeptide which can cause primarily gastrointestinal symptoms if ingested. Most cases of mushroom poisoning in North America involve cyclopeptide-containing mushrooms. Mushroom species from this group incl...more »
    2203. Toxocariasis
     A parasitic roundworm (Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati) infection that normally occurs in cats and dogs but can be transmitted to humans by ingesting the larvae or eggs. The infection may be asymptomatic or severe and symptoms depend on where the larvae t...more »
    2204. Toxoplasmosis -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the ...more »
    2205. Tracheal agenesis without tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped or absent trachea. There is no associated opening connecting the trachea to the esophagus. The condition is incompatible with life. There are three subtypes of the disorder depending on the specific trac...more »
    2206. Tracheal stenosis syndrome
     A rare birth condition where a portion of the trachea is narrowed due to the cartilage rings that make up the trachea forming a complete or almost complete ring. The condition is associated with various other abnormalities....more »
    2207. Tracheoesophageal fistula without esophageal atresia
     An inherited or acquired abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus....more »
    2208. Transcobalamin 2 deficiency
     A rare genetic syndrome involving a lack of transcobalamin 2 which is needed to transport vitamin B12 to various parts of the body....more »
    2209. Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood
     A rare disorder where new red blood cells are not temporarily not produced. Symptoms become increasingly noticeable as the existing supply of mature red blood cells gradually die and aren't replaced. Symptoms improve once red blood cell production starts ...more »
    2210. Transplacental infections
     An infection that passes from the mother to the fetus via the placenta. A large variety of infections can occur like this and the type and severity of symptoms can vary greatly depending on the type of infection and the stage of fetal development at which...more »
    2211. Trichinosis
     Worm infection usually caught from pigs...more »
    2212. Trichomegaly cataract hereditary spherocytosis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, excessive eyelash growth and a blood abnormality (the red blood cells are spherical instead of doughnut shaped which makes them fragile)....more »
    2213. Trichosporin infection
     A very rare infectious disease caused by the Trichosporon species. This type of infection tends to be opportunistic and hence only affects patients who are immunocompromised - patients with blood cancers appear to be the most prone. The infection may be l...more »
    2214. Trigeminal neuralgia
     Trigeminal neuralgia is a very painful inflammation of the nerve (trigeminal nerve) that delivers sensations to the face and "surface" of the eye....more »
    2215. Trimipramine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    2216. Triose phosphate-isomerase deficiency
     A very rare inherited condition involving a deficiency of triose phosphate-isomerase....more »
    2217. Triosephosphate isomerase 1
     A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of red cell triosephosphate isomerase which is involved in the glycolysis (glucose metabolism) process to produce energy. The disorder is characterized by anemia, recurring infection and often progres...more »
    2218. Tropical sprue
     A rare digestive disease where the small intestine can't absorb nutrients properly....more »
    2219. Truncus Arteriosus
     A rare congenital heart vessel abnormality where the heart has only one artery coming out of it which forms the aorta and pulmonary artery and delivers blood to the body and the lungs. Normally the blood flow to the body and the lungs is carried out throu...more »
    2220. Trypanosomiasis, east-African
     A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death rel...more »
    2221. 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 »
    2222. Twisted atrioventricular connections
     A rare congenital heart defect where the heart appears to be twisted along its longitudinal axis so that the left atrium and the right ventricle are closer to each other than normal as is the right atrium and the left ventricle. Despite this anomaly, most...more »
    2223. Type 1 Tracheal agenesis without tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped or absent trachea. Type 1 is distinguished by a fibrous cord replacing the trachea making breathing impossible. There is no associated opening connecting the trachea to the esophagus. The condition is in...more »
    2224. Type 1 diabetes
     Severe insulin-treated diabetes typically occurring in young people....more »
    2225. 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 »
    2226. Type 10 17b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (hydroxyacyl-coa dehydrogenase). The severity of the symptoms is highly variable with some cases resulting in death during the first decade while others suffer psychomotor and regression. Sympt...more »
    2227. Type 2 Tracheal agenesis without tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped or absent trachea. Type 2 is distinguished by a complete absence of the trachea but the main bronchi join at the carina in the middle. There is no associated opening connecting the trachea to the esophag...more »
    2228. Type 2 diabetes
     Most common diabetes in adults, usually progressing slowly, mostly treated without insulin at diagnosis....more »
    2229. Type 3 Tracheal agenesis without tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped or absent trachea. Type 3 is distinguished by a complete absence of the trachea and the main bronchi don't join at the carina in the middle but run separately to the esohagus. There is no associated open...more »
    2230. Type I Glycogen Storage Disease
     A condition which is characterized by a disease affecting glycogen storage...more »
    2231. Type III Glycogen Storage Disease
     A condition which is characterized by a disease affecting glycogen storage...more »
    2232. Typhoid fever
     Fever from bacterial food poisoning....more »
    2233. 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 »
    2234. Ulcerative colitis
     Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores, in...more »
    2235. Unilateral pulmonary agenesis
     A very rare birth defect where one side of the lung is incompletely developed or totally absent. The symptoms and severity of the condition is variable and other malformation are often associated with the condition....more »
    2236. Unusual facies, mental retardation, short stature, hemolytic anemia and delayed puberty
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by an unusual facial appearance, mental retardation, short stature, hemolytic anemia and delayed puberty....more »
    2237. Uterine Hemorrhage
     Bleeding from the uterus. Often occurs as a complication of childbirth or fibroids. The severity of the condition depends on the amount and rate of blood loss....more »
    2238. Vancomycin resistant enterococcal bacteremia
     A condition which is characterised by bacteremia caused by an enterococci that is resistant to vancomycin....more »
    2239. Vaquez disease
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count....more »
    2240. Vascular malposition
     A condition which is characterised by malposition of the great vessels...more »
    2241. Vasopressin-resistant diabetes insipidus
     A condition which is characterised by normal renal filtration and solute excretion however there is a persistent hypotonic urine...more »
    2242. Vein of Galen aneurysm
     A rare condition which is characterised by an aneurysm resulting from a intracranial vascular malformation...more »
    2243. Velocardiofacial syndrome
     A genetic disorder which can present with a wide range of phenotypic manifestations which has lead to a number of different names being assigned to the various presentations e.g. DiGeorge Syndrome and Cayler Anomaly Face Syndrome. There are nearly 200 dif...more »
    2244. Ventricular septal defect
     An abnormal connection between the 2 lower chambers (ventricles) of the heart....more »
    2245. Ventriculo-arterial discordance, isolated
     A rare birth disorder where the right atrium is connected to the left ventricle and vice versa. The position of the heart ventricles is also inverted which allows normal blood oxygenation. Symptoms generally only occur later in life or if other heart defe...more »
    2246. Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. The build-up of these fatty acids in the ...more »
    2247. Vibrio
     An organism of the genus Vibrio or other spiral motile organism...more »
    2248. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio alginolyticus
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio alginolyticus. This bacterium tends to cause ear and wound infections....more »
    2249. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio damsela
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio damsela. The nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the type of infection caused - gastroenteritis, wound infection or septicemia. Wound infection is the most common dise...more »
    2250. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio fluvialis
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio fluvialis. The nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the type of infection caused - gastroenteritis, wound infection or septicemia. Gastroenteritis is the most common di...more »
    2251. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio furnissii
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio furnissii. The nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the type of infection caused - gastroenteritis, wound infection or septicemia. Gastroenteritis is the most common di...more »
    2252. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio holisae
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio holisae. The nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the type of infection caused - gastroenteritis, wound infection or septicemia. Gastroenteritis is the most common dise...more »
    2253. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio metschnikovii
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio metschnikovii. The nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the type of infection caused - gastroenteritis, wound infection or septicemia. Gastroenteritis is the most commo...more »
    2254. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio mimicus
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio mimicus. The nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the type of infection caused - gastroenteritis, wound infection or septicemia. Gastroenteritis is the most common dise...more »
    2255. Vibrio infection -- Vibrio parahaemolyticus
     An infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Vibrio parahaemolyticus. The nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the type of infection caused - gastroenteritis, wound infection or septicemia. Gastroenteritis is the most co...more »
    2256. Vibrio mimicus food poisoning
     Ingestion of food or water contaminated with a particular bacteria (Vibrio mimicus)....more »
    2257. Vibrio vulnificus infection
     The infection by the vibrio vulnificus bacteria...more »
    2258. Vicodin overdose
     Vicodin is a prescription drug used to pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    2259. Vipoma
     A rare disorder caused by an increase in secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide by the pancreas. The syndrome is often caused by an islet-cell tumor (except for beta cells) in the pancreas....more »
    2260. Viral digestive infections
     Any virus that infects the gastrointestinal tract causing a medical condition...more »
    2261. Viral gastroenteritis
     Virus causing gastroenteritis of digestive tract....more »
    2262. Virilizing ovarian tumor
     An ovarian tumor made up of hormone secreting cells which results in excessive male hormone (androgen) production....