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1


11p Deletion Syndrome : See WAGR Syndrome.
11q Deletion : See Jacobsen Syndrome.
13q Deletion Syndrome : 13q Deletion Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. 13q...
15q 26.2 Deletion : 15q 26.2 Deletion is categorized as a rare disease. 15q 26.2 De...
17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Deficiency : 17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase De...
17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase III Deficiency : See 17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrog...
18 Hydroxylase Deficiency : 18 Hydroxylase Deficiency is categorized as a rare dise...
1p36 Deletion Syndrome : See Chromosome 1p36 Deletion Syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter 1.

2


22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome : 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome is categorized as a rare dise...
22q13 Deletion Syndrome : 22q13 Deletion Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease....

All the definitions starting by the letter 2.

4


47 XXY : See Klinefelter´s Syndrome.
47XXX Syndrome : See Triple X Syndrome.
48 XXYY Syndrome : 48 XXYY Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. 48 XXYY syndr...
4H Syndrome : See Pallister-Hall Syndrome.
4p- Syndrome : See Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome.
4q Terminal Deletion Syndrome : See Chromosome 4q Deletion Syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter 4.

5


5p Minus syndrome : See Cri du Chat Syndrome.
5p monosomy : See Cri du Chat Syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter 5.

7


7-dehydrocholesterol reductase deficiency : See Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter 7.

9


9P deletion : See Monosomy 9p.

All the definitions starting by the letter 9.

A


A1AD : See Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.
abs : See Amniotic Band Syndrome.
Acrofacial Dysostosis, Rodriguez Type : Acrofacial Dysostosis, Rodriguez Type is cat...
AD/HD : See Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Addisons : See Addison´s Disease.
Alalia literalis : See Stuttering.
Albers-Schonberg disease : See Malignant Osteopetrosis.
AMAN : See Guillain-Barré Syndrome.
Arachnoid Cyst : Arachnoid Cyst is categorized as a rare disease. Arachnoid Cysts a...
ARCA1 : See Autosomal Recessive Cerebellar Ataxia.
Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita : Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita is categori...

All the definitions starting by the letter A.

B


Bangstad Syndrome : Bangstad Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Bangstad sy...
Bare Lymphocyte Syndrome : Bare Lymphocyte Syndrome is categorized as a rare diseas...
behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia : See Pick´s Disease.
Behcet´s Syndrome : See Behcet´s Disease.
Berardinelli Type : See Lipodystrophy.
Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm : Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell ...
BMS : See Burning Mouth Syndrome.
Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome : See Pure Autonomic Failure.
Brugada´s syndrome : See Brugada syndrome.
Buerger´s Disease : Buerger´s Disease is categorized as a rare disease. Buerg...
Bullous pemphigoid : Bullous pemphigoid is categorized as a rare disease. If you su...

All the definitions starting by the letter B.

C


calcium oxalate kidney stones : See Hyperoxaluria.
Cerebroside Lipidosis Syndrome : See Gaucher Disease.
CGD : See Chronic granulomatous disease.
Chédiak-Higashi Syndrome : See Chediak-Higashi Syndrome.
CML : See Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.
Cold Agglutinin Disease : Cold Agglutinin Disease is categorized as a rare disease....
complete common atrioventricular canal : See Atrioventricular Canal Defect.
complex partial seizure disorder : See Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.
Conversion disorder : Conversion disorder is a condition where patients present wit...
CRMO : See SAPHO Syndrome.
Cyclothymia : Cyclothymia (pronounced /ˌsaɪklɵˈθaɪmiə, ˌsɪklɵ-/) is a mood disorder...

All the definitions starting by the letter C.

D


Dandy-Walker complex : See Dandy-Walker Syndrome.
Darier Disease : See Darier´s Disease.
Dercums disease : See Adiposis Dolorosa.
Dextrinosis : See Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2.
Diabetes mellitus type 1 : Diabetes mellitus type 1 is categorized as a rare diseas...
Dissociative disorder : Dissociative disorders are defined as conditions that invol...
Distal Trisomy 10q : Distal Trisomy 10q is categorized as a rare disease. Distal Tr...
DKC : See Dyskeratosis Congenita.
Downs Syndrome : See Down Syndrome.
DRM : See Desmin Related Myopathy.
Dyspareunia : Dyspareunia is painful sexual intercourse, due to medical or psycholo...

All the definitions starting by the letter D.

E


EDS : See Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Classic Type.
Edwards Syndrome : See Trisomy 18.
EED : See Erythema Elevatum Diutinum.
Eextrinsic allergic alveolitis : See Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.
Enchondromas : See Ollier´s Disease.
enchondromatosis : See Ollier´s Disease.
Ependymomas : See Neurofibromatosis Type 2.
Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome : See Blepharophimosis Syndrome.
Esophageal Achalasia : See Achalasia.
Essential Thrombocythemia : Essential Thrombocythemia is categorized as a rare dise...
Evans Syndrome : Evans Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Evans Syndrome is...

All the definitions starting by the letter E.

F


Factor V Leiden : See Thrombophilia.
Familial Hibernian Syndrome : See TNF Receptor Associated Periodic Syndrome.
Familial Partial Lipodystrophy : See Lipodystrophy.
Fanconi Anaemia : See Fanconi Anemia.
Fellman syndrome : See GRACILE Syndrome.
FG Syndrome : FG Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. FG syndrome is a rare g...
FHL : See Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis.
FHM : See Familial Hemiplegic Migraine.
Fibrinoid leukodystrophy : See Alexander disease.
Forestiers disease : See Diffuse Ideopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis.
Fukuyama muscular dystrophy : See Fukuyama Congenital Muscular Dystrophy.

All the definitions starting by the letter F.

G


GAD : See Generalized anxiety disorder.
Gamstorp Disease : See Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis.
Gaucher Splenomegaly : See Gaucher Disease.
GCA : See Giant Cell Arteritis.
Giant Pigmented Hairy Nevus : See Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevus.
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome : See Tourette syndrome.
Gitelmans Syndrome : See Gitelman Syndrome.
Glioblastoma Multiforme : Glioblastoma Multiforme is categorized as a rare disease....
Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome : See Gorlin Syndrome.
GSD type Ia : See Glycogen Storage Disease Type 1.
GVHD : See Graft Versus Host Disease.

All the definitions starting by the letter G.

H


Haemophilia C : See Congenital Factor XI Deficiency.
hemophilia C : See Congenital Factor XI Deficiency.
hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia : See Rendu-Osler-Weber Disease.
Hereditary Multiple Exostoses : Hereditary Multiple Exostoses is categorized as a r...
HHCS : See Hereditary Hyperferritinemia Cataract Syndrome.
Hornstein-Knickenberg syndrome : See Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome.
HSH : See Hypomagnesemia with secondary hypocalcemia.
Hunter Syndrome : Hunter Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Hunter Syndrome...
Hydromyelia : See Syringomyelia.
Hyperlipidemia Type 3 : Hyperlipidemia Type 3 is categorized as a rare disease. If ...
Hyperostosis : See SAPHO Syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter H.

I


IAPP : See Idiopathic Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini.
Idiopathic Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini : Idiopathic Atrophoderma of Pasini a...
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis : Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is categorized as a r...
IED : See Intermittent explosive disorder.
Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome : See Megaloblastic Anemia.
Infantile Myoclonic Encephalopathy : See West Syndrome.
Infantile Spasms : See West Syndrome.
interstitial granulomatous dermatitis : See Ackerman Syndrome.
intracranial injury : See Traumatic Brain Injury.
IPF : See Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
ITP : See Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.

All the definitions starting by the letter I.

J


Jackknife Convulsions : See West Syndrome.
Jacobsen Syndrome : Jacobsen Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Jacobsen Sy...
Jatzkewitz-Pilz Syndrome : See Sandhoff Disease.
JC virus : See Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy.
JIA : See Rheumatoid Factor-Positive Polyarthritis.
JO-1 Antisynthetase Polymyositis : See Antisynthetase Syndrome.
juvenile diabetes : See Diabetes mellitus type 1.
Juvenile Nonprogressive Amyotrophy : See Monomelic Amyotrophy.
Juvenile Retinoschisis : See Juvenile X-Linked Retinoschisis.
juvenile rheumatoid arthritis : See Systemic Onset Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.
juvenile spinal muscular atrophy : See Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

All the definitions starting by the letter J.

K


Kabuki Makeup Syndrome : See Kabuki Syndrome.
Kabuki Syndrome : Kabuki Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Kabuki Syndrome...
Kartagener´s Syndrome : See Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia.
Kawasaki Disease : Kawasaki Disease is categorized as a rare disease. Kawasaki Dise...
Kerasin Lipoidosis : See Gaucher Disease.
Klein-Waardenburg syndrome : See Waardenburg Syndrome.
Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome : Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome is categorized as a rare di...
Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome : See Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.
Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber Syndrome : See Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.
Kraurosis Vulvae : See Lichen Sclerosus.
KTWS : See Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter K.

L


Lady Godiva syndrome : See Exhibitionism.
LDS : See Lipodermatosclerosis.
Leir Weill Syndrome : See Léri-Weill Dyschondrosteosis.
Lejeune’s Syndrome : See Cri du Chat Syndrome.
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2C : See Gamma-Sarcoglycanopathy.
Linear Circumscribed Scleroderma : See Linear Morphea.
Lipoid Dermatoarthritis : See Multicentric Reticulohistiocytosis.
LYMF : See Lymphangiomatosis.
Lymphocytic Colitis : Lymphocytic Colitis is categorized as a rare disease. Lymphoc...
lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma : See Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia.
Lysosomal Disease : See Lysosomal Storage Disease.

All the definitions starting by the letter L.

M


Malingering : Malingering is a medical term that refers to fabricating or exaggerat...
Marden-Walker Type : See Marden-Walker Syndrome.
MCTD : See Mixed Connective Tissue Disease.
Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency : Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Defic...
Metaphyseal Dysplasia : Metaphyseal Dysplasia is categorized as a rare disease. Met...
Morbus Behçet : See Behcet´s Disease.
MSUD : See Maple Syrup Urine Disease.
Multicentric Reticulohistiocytosis : Multicentric Reticulohistiocytosis is categori...
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 : Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 is catego...
Multiple Sclerosis : Multiple Sclerosis is categorized as a rare disease. Multiple ...
Myositis Ossificans Progressiva : See Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.

All the definitions starting by the letter M.

N


Narcolepsy : Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia. The condition is...
Necrobacillosis : See Lemierre´s Syndrome.
neonatal Bartter syndrome : See Bartter Syndrome.
Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy : See Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.
Neurofibromatosis Type 1 : Neurofibromatosis Type 1 is categorized as a rare diseas...
Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis : See Batten Disease.
Nocturnal enuresis : Bedwetting is involuntary urination while asleep after the age...
nodular lymphoma : See Follicular Lymphoma.
Nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia : Nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia is categorized ...
Noonan Syndrome : Noonan Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Noonan Syndrome...
NPHL2 : See Dent´s Disease.

All the definitions starting by the letter N.

O


OAV syndrome : See Goldenhar Syndrome.
OCA1 : See Oculocutaneous Albinism.
Oculo-Dento-Digital Syndrome : See Oculodentodigital Syndrome.
Oculodentodigital Syndrome : Oculodentodigital Syndrome is categorized as a rare di...
Ogilvie syndrome : See Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction.
omphalocoele : See Omphalocele.
Ondine´s Curse : See Ondine syndrome.
OPD : See Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy.
or Boy in the Bubble Syndrome : See Severe Combined Immunodeficiency.
Oral Lichen Planus : Oral Lichen Planus is categorized as a rare disease. Oral Lich...
Osteosclerosis Fragilis Generalisata : See Malignant Osteopetrosis.

All the definitions starting by the letter O.

P


Pepper Syndrome : See Cohen Syndrome.
Phonological disorder : See Speech disorder.
Picks Disease : See Pick´s Disease.
PNET of the Chest Wall : See Askin´s Tumor.
Poland Syndrome : Poland Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Poland Syndrome...
Polycythemia Vera : Polycythemia Vera is categorized as a rare disease. Polycythemi...
PPPD : See Schamberg Disease.
Preaxial Polydactyly Type IV : See Pallister-Hall Syndrome.
PSK : See Pallister-Killian Syndrome.
Pure Autonomic Failure : Pure Autonomic Failure is categorized as a rare disease. P...
PWS : See Prader-Willi Syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter P.

Q


QSM : See Hereditary Inclusion Body Myopathies.
Quadriceps Sparing Myopathy : See Hereditary Inclusion Body Myopathies.
Quantal Squander Syndrome : See Isaac´s Syndrome.
Quincke´s Edema : See Angioedema.

All the definitions starting by the letter Q.

R


Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder : Rapid eye movement sleep behavior diso...
Raynaud´s Disease : Raynaud´s Disease is categorized as a rare disease. Rayna...
Reactive Arthritis : Reactive Arthritis is categorized as a rare disease. Reactive ...
Recurrent Pericarditis : Recurrent Pericarditis is categorized as a rare disease. P...
Regional Enteritis : See Crohn´s Disease.
Retinitis Pigmentosa : Retinitis Pigmentosa is categorized as a rare disease. If yo...
Rett disorder : Rett syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is classified a...
Rheumatic fever : Rheumatic fever is categorized as a rare disease. A Fever means a...
RHS Type II : See Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type 2.
RTS : See Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome.
Russell-Silver syndrome : See Silver-Russell Dwarfism.

All the definitions starting by the letter R.

S


Sandhoff Disease : Sandhoff Disease is categorized as a rare disease. Sandhoff Dise...
SCID : See Severe Combined Immunodeficiency.
Scleromyxedema : Scleromyxedema is categorized as a rare disease. Scleromyxedema is...
Sheehans Syndrome : See Sheehan´s Syndrome.
Sirenomelia : Sirenomelia is categorized as a rare disease. Sirenomelia is a rare c...
Smith-Magenis Syndrome : Smith-Magenis Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. S...
SPD : See Schizoid personality disorder.
SPS : See Stiff-Man Syndrome.
Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency : See Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency.
Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome : See Brugada syndrome.
Systemic Vasculitis : Systemic Vasculitis is categorized as a rare disease. Systemi...

All the definitions starting by the letter S.

T


T1DM : See Diabetes mellitus type 1.
TB meningitis : See Tuberculous Meningitis.
TEF : See Tracheoesophageal Fistula.
Thromboangiitis Obliterans : See Buerger´s Disease.
Thrombopenia : See Congenital Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia.
Tobia fever : See Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
Tricuspid Atresia : Tricuspid Atresia is categorized as a rare disease. Tricuspid A...
Trisomy 21 : See Down Syndrome.
Turner Syndrome : Turner Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Turner Syndrome...
Type 1 Lissencephaly : See Miller-Dieker Syndrome.
Type II Gaucher Disease : See Gaucher Disease.

All the definitions starting by the letter T.

U


Ulcerative Colitis : Ulcerative Colitis is categorized as a rare disease. Ulcerativ...
Ullrich-Feichtiger Syndrome : See Fraser Syndrome.
Underactive Pituitary Gland : See Panhypopituitarism.
unipolar depression : See Major depressive disorder.
Unverricht-Lundborg Disease : Unverricht-Lundborg Disease is categorized as a rare ...
urea cycle defect : See Citrullinemia.
Uridine Monophosphate Synthetase Deficiency : See Orotic Aciduria Hereditary.
Urticaria-Deafness-Amyloidosis : See Muckle-Wells Syndrome.
Usher syndrome : Usher syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Usher syndrome as...
Uveal Melanoma : See Ocular Melanoma.
Uveitis : Uveitis is categorized as a rare disease. Uveitis is inflammation of the ...

All the definitions starting by the letter U.

V


VACTERL Association : See VATER Association.
VACTERLS Association : See VATER Association.
Vaginismus : Vaginismus, sometimes anglicized vaginism, is the German name for a co...
Vascular dementia : See Multi-infarct dementia.
Vasovagal Syncope : Vasovagal Syncope is categorized as a rare disease. Vasovagal S...
Vestibular schwannoma : See Acoustic Neuroma.
VHL : See Von Hippel-Lindau Disease.
von Meyenburg´s disease : See Relapsing Polychondritis.
von Recklinghausen Syndrome : See Neurofibromatosis Type 1.
Vrolik Disease : See Osteogenesis imperfecta.
VUR : See Vesicoureteral Reflux.

All the definitions starting by the letter V.

W


Waldenströms macroglobulinemia : See Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia.
WeberCockayne syndrome : See Cockayne Syndrome.
Wegener´s Granulomatosis : Wegener´s Granulomatosis is categorized as a rare ...
Wermer syndrome : See Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1.
West Syndrome : West Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. West Syndrome is a ...
Williams Syndrome : Williams Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Williams sy...
Wilms´ Tumor : Wilms´ Tumor is categorized as a rare disease. Wilms’ Tumor is ...
Wilson´s Disease : Wilson´s Disease is categorized as a rare disease. Wilson’...
Wolman´s disease : See Wolman Disease.
Wolmans disease : See Wolman Disease.
wound botulism : See Botulism.

All the definitions starting by the letter W.

X


X Chromosome Duplication : X Chromosome Duplication is categorized as a rare diseas...
X-ALD : See Adrenoleukodystrophy.
X-Linked Hypogammaglobulinemia : See X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia.
X-Linked Juvenile Retinoschisis : See Juvenile X-Linked Retinoschisis.
X-linked mental retardation with Marfanoid habitus : See Lujan-Fryns Syndrome.
X-linked Ocular Albinism : X-linked Ocular Albinism is categorized as a rare diseas...
X-linked Recessive Ocular Albinism : See X-linked Ocular Albinism.
Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous : See Cerebrotendineous Xanthomatosis.
XLP : See X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Disease.
XX Gonadal Dysgenesis : XX Gonadal Dysgenesis is categorized as a rare disease. XX ...
XXX Syndrome : See Triple X Syndrome.

All the definitions starting by the letter X.

Y


Yellow Nail Syndrome : Yellow Nail Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Yello...
young adult onset Parkinson : See Early Onset Parkinson Disease.
young adult Parkinsonism : See Early Onset Parkinson Disease.
Young Syndrome : See Young´s Syndrome.
Young´s Syndrome : Young´s Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Young´...
Youngs Syndrome : See Young´s Syndrome.
Yunis-Varon Syndrome : Yunis-Varon Syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Yunis...

All the definitions starting by the letter Y.

Z


Zellweger syndrome : Zellweger syndrome is categorized as a rare disease. Zellweger...
ZES : See Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
Zinc deficiency : See Acrodermatitis Enteropathica.
Zinsser-Cole-Engman syndrome : See Dyskeratosis Congenita.
Zivert´s Syndrome : See Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia.
Zivert-Kartagener Triad : See Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia.
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome : Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome is categorized as a rare di...
Zuska´s Disease : Zuska´s Disease is categorized as a rare disease. Zuska’s D...
Zuska-Atkins disease : See Zuska´s Disease.
Zuskas disease : See Zuska´s Disease.

All the definitions starting by the letter Z.

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