Crouzon syndrome

Crouzon syndrome is a genetic disorder. It is one of many birth defects that results in abnormal fusion between bones in the skull and face. Normally, as an infant’s brain grows, open sutures between the bones, allow the skull to develop ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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