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 ...

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 ...

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome refers to the form of neuromuscular disorder which occurs as a result of the compression of the sciatic nerve. Affected individuals feel pain on their buttocks that sometimes goes down to the knees. They usually feel the ...
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