Goldenhar Syndrome

What is Goldenhar Syndrome ? Goldenhar syndrome is a congenital condition that is characterized by abnormalities if the face, head and spine. Goldenhar syndrome is also referred to as oculoauriculo-vertebral spectrum or oculoauicular dysplasia. Goldenhar ...

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 ...

Edwards Syndrome

Edwards syndrome is a genetic disorder, in which a person has a third copy of material from chromosome 18, instead of the usual two copies. It is three times more common in girls than boys. The syndrome is caused by the presence of extra material ...

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 ...
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