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Aarskog Scott Syndrome

It is an inherited disease which is characterized by short stature, facial abnormalities, skeletal and genital anomalies. It is also known as...

Aase Smith Syndrome II

It is a genetic disorder charecterized by presence of three bones with in the thumbs and reduced production og the red blood cells leading to...

Aase Syndrome or Aase smith syndrome

It is a rare inherited disorder charecterized by anemia withjoint and skeletal...

Abdominal exercises

Abdominal exercises are useful for building the abdominal exercises. Abdominal exercises alone will not help in getting flat abs. You need to...

Abdominal fat or belly fat in men

People who gain belly fat are at greater risk of serious health problems than are people who accumulate fat in other areas and men are more likely...

Abdominal Migraine

Abdominal Migraine is a form of migraine seen mainly in children. It occurs...

Abdominal Muscle Deficiency Syndrome

It is partial or complete absence of the abdominal muscles sorrounding the abdomen which are visible through the thin, lax, protruding abdominal...

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain can be one of the symptoms associated with transient disorders or serious disease. Most frequently the cause may be a benign and...

Abdominal pregnancy

It is a condition in which the fertilised egg is implanted over peritoneum. It is very rare...

Abdominal tuberculosis

Abdominal tuberculosis is mainly seen in underdeveloped countries. It...

Abdominal Wall Defects

Abdominal wall defects are birth (congenital) defects that allow the stomach or intestines to protrude.Abdominal wall defects, specifically

Abetalipoproteinemia

Abetalipoproteinemia is also known as Bassen Kornzweig Syndrome. It is an autosomal recessive trait and is a rare disorder. In this disease the...

Ablepharon Macrostomia Syndrome

Ablepharon macrostomia syndrome (AMS) is an extremely rare autosomal

Abnormal Pap Test

Pap test is a test in which the cells of the cervix are scraped or brushed off and prepared on the slide...

Abnormal sperm morphology

Morphology refers to the shape and structure of the sperm. A normal-looking sperm has an oval head and a tail seven to 15 times longer than the...

Abruptio Placenta

Placental abruption or Abruptio Placentae is a serious medical...

Abruption Placental

Abruption placenta or abruption of placenta is premature separation of placenta from the uterus before...

ABS Amniotic Bands

Amniotic band syndrome is synonymous with Amniotic Band Constriction, Amniotic Band...

ABS Antley Bixler Syndrome

Antley Bixler syndrome is also known as trapezoidocephaly synostosis...

Absence Defect of Limbs Scalp and Skull

Absence Defect of Limbs Scalp and Skull or Adams Oliver...

Absence of Corpus Callosum Schinzel Type

Absence of Corpus Callosum Schinzel Type is synonymous with Hallux Duplication, Postaxial...

Absence of menstruation, primary or primary amenorrhea

Amenorrhea is lack of menstrual flow. In primary amenorrhea, the

Absence of menstruation- Amenorrhea

Amenorrhoea is no menstrual cycles for atleast three continous months in a woman of reproductive age.

Absence Seizure

Absence seizure is also known as petit mal seizure ? involves only a...

ACADM Deficiency

ACADM is a gene which if mutated may lead to Medium chain Acyl coenzyme- A

Acampomelic Campomelic Dysplasia

Acampomelic campomelic dysplasia is a rare genetic syndrome affecting bone and...

Acanthocheilonemiasis

Acanthocheilonemiasis is a rare tropical infectious disease caused by a parasite known as Acanthocheilonema perstans.

Acanthocytosis

Acanthocytes or spur cells are spiculated red blood cells with projections at surface of the cell. The cells are contracted, dense, and irregular....

Acanthocytosis Neurologic Disorder

Acanthocytosis Neurologic Disorder or Neuroacanthocytosis is a...

Acanthosis Nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition characterized by dark, thick,...

Accidental poisoning in children:

Accidental poisoning in children are very common. Keep the...

Accutane Embryopathy

Also called as Fetal Retinoid Syndrome. Accutane Embryopathy is a characteristic pattern of mental and physical birth defects that results from...

Acetaminophen poisoning

Acetaminophen is the most common over the counter mediation available for pain and fever....

ACF (asymmetric crying facies) with cardiac defects

ACF is rare disorder characterized by presence of heart defects and abnormalities of lower lip muscle. It is also known as Cayler syndrome.

Achalasia Cardia

Achalasia Cardia is primarily a disease of esophagus in which lower end of esophagus (Lower...

Achilles Tendon Injuries

The Achilles tendon is fibrous tissue that connects the heel to the muscles of the lower leg: the calf muscles. The Achilles tendon joins three...

Achondroplasia The Commonest Cause Of Dwarfism

Achondroplasia is characterized by abnormal bone growth that results in...

Acid Beta glucosidase Deficiency

Acid- beta glucosidase deficiency is the most common of the lysosomal storage diseases. It is caused by a hereditary deficiency of the enzyme...
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