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Aarskog Syndrome

Synonyms of Aarskog Syndrome Aarskog disease Aarskog-Scott Syndrome AAS Faciodigitogenital Syndrome Faciogenital Dysplasia FGDY Scott Aarskog syndrome Disorder Subdivisions General DiscussionAarskog syndrome is an extremely rare genetic disorder marked by stunted growth that may not become obvious until the child is about three years of age, broad facial abnormalities, musculoskeletal and genital anomalies, and mild […]

Achievement Test

Achievement tests are standardized measures of knowledge, information, or procedural learning (such as how to do something). This type of assessment is used to measure student learning in comparison to a norm. Achievement tests may assess general academic skill areas, such as reading, writing, or mathematics, or they may test for content knowledge in a […]

Acquired Aplastic Anemia

Synonyms of Acquired Aplastic Anemia Idiopathic Aplastic Anemia Disorder Subdivisions General DiscussionAcquired aplastic anemia is a rare disorder caused by profound, almost complete bone marrow failure. Bone marrow is the spongy substance found in the center of the long bones of the body. The bone marrow produces specialized cells (hematopoietic stem cells) that grow and […]

Adenoid disorders

Adenoids are small lumps of lymphatic tissue nestled above the tonsils that help protect against upper respiratory tract infections. Adenoid disorders?also known as adenoidism or adenoiditis?occur when the adenoids become swollen, making it hard to breathe or swallow. Cause Experts do not know why adenoidism is so common in toddlers and young children, although they […]

Agenesis of Corpus Callosum

Synonyms of Agenesis of Corpus Callosum ACC Corpus Callosum, Agenesis Disorder Subdivisions Acquired Form of ACC Aicardi Syndrome Autosomal Recessive Inheritance ACC (e.g. Andermann syndrome) X-Linked Dominant Inheritance ACC (e.g. ARX) General DiscussionAgenesis of corpus callosum (ACC) is a rare disorder that is present at birth (congenital). It is characterized by a partial or complete […]


Heavy drinking is blamed for up to 33,000 deaths a year in the UK, with the NHS spending more than £164m treating alcohol-related conditions.Doctors have come up with “safe” limits for alcohol consumption, and it is safe to say that 14 daily pints puts Mr Hague well in excess of those.The health benchmark for men […]

Alport?s syndrome

A genetic disease that causes kidney inflammation in childhood, followed by a sensorineural hearing loss in young adulthood, and eye problems later in life. It is more common among boys than girls. There is no clear relationship between the extent of kidney disease and the onset of deafness. Alport syndrome affects about one in 5,000 […]

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Synonyms of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-Polyglucosan Bodies Aran-Duchenne Muscular Atrophy Gehrig’s Disease Lou Gehrig’s Disease Motor System Disease (Focal and Slow) Disorder Subdivisions Benign Focal Amyotrophy of ALS Infantile Spinal Muscular Atrophy, ALS Juvenile Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Included Kugelberg-Welander Disease Primary Lateral Sclerosis Progressive Bulbar Palsy, Included Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type ALS […]

Anemia, Hemolytic, Acquired Autoimmune

Synonyms of Anemia, Hemolytic, Acquired Autoimmune Anemia, Idiopathic Autoimmune Hemolytic Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Idiopathic Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Immune Hemolytic Anemia Disorder Subdivisions Anemia, Cold Antibody Hemolytic Anemia, Warm Antibody Hemolytic General DiscussionThe autoimmune hemolytic anemias are rare disorders characterized by the premature destruction (hemolysis) of red blood cells at a rate faster than they can […]

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