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The most common skin disease in the United States, this very common inflammatory reaction in oil-producing follicles usually appears on the face, shoulders, and back. While most common during the teenage years, it may also affect newborns. Because it can lead to permanent scarring on the face, acne can have profound and longlasting psychological effects. […]

Acute Coronary Syndromes

Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is a term used to describe a group of conditions resulting from acute myocardial ischemia (insufficient blood flow to heart muscle) and ranging from unstable angina (increasing, unpredictable chest pain) to myocardial infarction (heart attack). The conditions are related to varying degrees of narrowing or blockage of single or multiple coronary […]

Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital (General)

Synonyms of Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital (General) Adrenal Virilism Adrenogenital Syndrome CAH Congenital virilizing adrenal hyperplasia Corticosterone Methloxidase Deficiency Type I Hydroxylase Deficiency Disorder Subdivisions 11-Beta Hydroxylase Deficiency 17 Alpha Hydroxylase Deficiency with 17, 20-Lyase Deficiency 17-Beta-HSD Deficiency 17-Beta Hydroxysteroid Deficiency 17-Ketosteroid Reductase Deficiency 21-Hydroxylation Deficiency 3-Beta-HSD 17-Hydroxylation Deficiency 3-Beta Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Deficiency Cholesterol Desmolase Deficiency […]

Alopecia Areata

Synonyms of Alopecia Areata Alopecia Celsi Alopecia Cicatrisata Alopecia Circumscripta Cazenave’s Vitiligo Celsus’ Vitiligo Jonston’s Alopecia Porrigo Decalvans Vitiligo Capitis Disorder Subdivisions Alopecia Seminuniversalis Alopecia Totalis Alopecia Universalis General DiscussionAlopecia areata is a disorder characterized by loss of hair. Sometimes, this means simply a few bare patches on the scalp. In other cases, hair loss […]

AMBER Alert Plan

A voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies and broadcasters to disseminate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases. Law enforcement and broadcasters use the Emergency Alert System (EAS; formerly called the Emergency Broadcast System) to air a description of the missing child and suspected abductor. This is the same concept used during severe weather […]

Andersen Disease (GSD IV)

Synonyms of Andersen Disease (GSD IV) Amylopectinosis Andersen Glycogenosis Brancher Deficiency Branching Enzyme Deficiency Glycogenosis Type IV Glycogen Storage Disease IV Disorder Subdivisions General DiscussionAndersen disease belongs to a group of rare genetic disorders of glycogen metabolism, known as glycogen storage diseases. Glycogen is a complex carbohydrate that is converted into the simple sugar glucose […]

Angelman syndrome

A childhood disorder characterized by HYPERACTIVITY, seizures, laughter, and developmental delays. Initially presumed to be rare, it is now believed that thousands of children with Angelman syndrome (AS) have gone undiagnosed, or been misdiagnosed with CEREBRAL PALSY, AUTISM, or other childhood disorders. In 1965 English physician Harry Angelman, M.D., first described three children with characteristics […]

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