Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

What is Hemolytic uremic syndrome ? Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a disorder that is caused due to anomalous and premature damage of red blood cells. The commencement of this process leads to the passage of large numbers of destroyed red blood ...

Klippel -Trenaunay syndrome

Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is an uncommon vascular disease that is present from birth and which a limb may display port wine stains, excessive growth of soft tissue or bone and varicose veins. The affected limb may be longer, bigger and/or warmer ...

Klippel-Feil syndrome

Klippel-Feil syndrome is an uncommon condition that is present from birth and which features the fusion of any two of the seven cervical vertebrae. It can be said that Klippel-Feil syndrome is present in a heterogeneous bunch of individuals, ...

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is an injury or damage of the tissues present on the outer region of the knee and the thigh. The injury primary results from overexertion or overuse. The condition leads to increased tenderness and pain of the affected ...

Parental Alienation Syndrome

What is Parental  Alienation Syndrome ? The concept of parental alienation syndrome was introduced by Dr. Richard Gardner in the year 1985. He was a clinical professor of psychiatry from the year 1963 to 2003 at Columbia University in the Child ...

Patau Syndrome

What is Patau Syndrome ? Patau syndrome is a genetic condition wherein there are three copies of the chromosome 13 instead of two copies. Patau syndrome is a type of genetic abnormality in which a part of, or all of chromosome 13 appears 3 times ...

Peter Pan syndrome – Symptoms, Treatment

What is  Peter Pan Syndrome ? Individuals who do not wish to or are unable to grow up are said to suffer from the Peter Pan syndrome. Such people may have the body of an adult but their minds are very childish. They may not want to, or may ...

Toxic Shock Syndrome

What is Toxic Shock Syndrome ? Toxic Shock Syndrome refers to the medical condition wherein the infecting bacteria release toxins that distressing symptoms and even death if it goes untreated.  The syndrome often occurs as a complication of ...

Raynaud’s Syndrome

What is Raynaud’s Syndrome ? Raynaud’s Syndrome or RS occurs due to the excessive constriction of blood vessels in the toes and fingers. People suffering from the syndrome find that the skin on their toes and fingers turn pale, or sometimes ...

Prader Willi Syndrome

Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) occurs when the paternal chromosome number 15 is unexpressed or deleted. The affected individuals suffer from certain kinds of mental, behavioral and physical problems. Also, they exhibit extreme fondness for eating ...
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