Behcet’s Syndrome

Behcet’s syndrome is a rare disease, which causes inflammation of blood vessels. Exact cause for the syndrome is not known. It is believed that an autoimmune disorder might be the cause for this disease. It means, that the immune system, by ...

Alagille syndrome

Alagille syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the liver, heart, kidneys, and other systems of the body. Problems associated with the disorder generally become evident in infancy or early childhood. The disorder is inherited in an autosomal ...

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, ...

Klinefelter’s syndrome

Klinefelter syndrome is a congenital, genetic disorder caused due to the presence of an additional copy of the X chromosome in a boy. It is one of the most prevalent genetic disorders found in males Klinefelter syndrome severely affects the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Proteus Syndrome

What is Proteus Syndrome ? The renowned “Elephant Man”, Joseph Merrick, was believed to be afflicted by Proteus Syndrome (PS). The syndrome causes several abnormal tumors in different parts of the body, partial gigantism, unusual bone development ...

Lipoma

What is lipoma ? Lipoma is a benign extra growth of fat cells, just between the skin and the underlying layer of muscle. It is a non-cancerous growth of soft tissues, which appear like a fibrous capsule.  Lipoma is a fatty lump which has a ...
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