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Rickets

Rickets is a disease of caused by the deficient calcification of the bones in children leading to softening and weakening of the bones mainly due...
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School absence for children with infective diseases

Children with certain infectious diseases are usually advised to stay away from school both for the benefit of the child as well as to ensure that...
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Rashes in infants

During the first few weeks of life, a baby's skin can exhibit a variety of rashes. Most of these are harmless and transient.
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Mantoux test

This is a diagnostic skin test for demonstration of the presence of hypersensitivity to tuberculosis, where a small amount of the tuberculin is...
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Teenage problems

Teen-time is a mixed bag, there are hundreds of new aspects of life and living which are to be discovered in this period. Teens are often...
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Protein Energy Malnutrition

Protein energy malnutrition (PEM) is a type of disease caused due to decreased intake of food and deficient protein in the food most commonly seen...
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Kallmann Syndrome

Kallmann syndrome rare inherited condition characterized by hypogonadism (decreased functioning of the glands that produce sex hormones),...
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Adrenal Hyperplasia Congenital (General)

The term congenital adrenal hyperplasia encompasses a group of autosomal recessive disorders, each of which involves a deficiency of an enzyme...
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Acrodermatitis Enteropathica

Acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE) is an autosomal recessive disorder, metabolic disorder affecting the uptake of zinc, characterized by...
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Acid Ceramidase Deficiency

Acid ceramidase deficiency is a extremely rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease that cause an accumulation of fatty material lipids...
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