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Acne

Acne Related Terms Acne mechanica, acne vulgaris, blackhead, chloracne, Clostridium difficile, clindamycin, comedones, cyst, epidermoid cyst, erythromycin, nodule, papules, pseudomembranous colitis, pimples, Propionibacterium acnes, pustule, scar, steroid, tetracycline, whiteheads, zits. Background Acne is an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands (oil producing) and hair follicles of the skin that is marked by the eruption of [...]

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Acid reflux

Gastrointestinal disorders Related Terms Abdominal pain, abdominal wall inflammation, achalasia, acid reflux, anal fistula, appendicitis, bleeding stomach ulcers, bloating, Chinese restaurant syndrome, colic, colonic spasm, colonoscopy, digestive enzyme, digestive enzyme insufficiency, digestive tonic, digestion, difficulty swallowing, diverticular disease, diverticulosis, duodenal ulcer, dyspepsia, dysphagia, esophageal spasm, fat excretion in stool, fatty liver, fistula, flatulence, gas, gastric [...]

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Acid maltase deficiency

Acid maltase deficiency Related Terms Acid alpha-glucosidase, acid maltase enzyme, AMD, GAA, glycogen, glycogen storage disease type II, glycogenosis type II, lysosomal storage disease, muscle disorder, muscles, Pompe disease. Background Acid maltase deficiency (AMD), also known as Pompe disease, is a genetically inherited disease that affects muscle function. Inherited diseases are passed on from parents [...]

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Achromatopsia

Achromatopsia Related Terms ACHM, achromatopia, acquired achromatopsia, autosomal recessive, color blindness, cone cells, congenital achromatopsia, nystagmus, photophobia, retina, rod monochromacy, vision disorder. Background Achromatopsia is a condition that leads to the inability to see color. About one in 30,000 people in the United States are affected with achromatopsia. This condition is much rarer than other [...]

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Achondroplastic dwarfism

Achondroplasia Related Terms ACH, achondroplastic dwarfism, bowed legs, dwarfism, fibroblast growth factor receptor 3, FGFR3 gene, genu varum, limb lengthening, lordosis, lumbosacral spinal stenosis, microcephaly, short-limbed dwarfism, short stature, spinal stenosis. Background Achondroplasia, also called achondroplastic dwarfism, is a genetic condition that causes people to be abnormally short. On average, adult males with achondroplasia are [...]

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Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia Related Terms ACH, achondroplastic dwarfism, bowed legs, dwarfism, fibroblast growth factor receptor 3, FGFR3 gene, genu varum, limb lengthening, lordosis, lumbosacral spinal stenosis, microcephaly, short-limbed dwarfism, short stature, spinal stenosis. Background Achondroplasia, also called achondroplastic dwarfism, is a genetic condition that causes people to be abnormally short. On average, adult males with achondroplasia are [...]

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Achlorhydria

Nutritional deficiencies Related Terms Achlorhydria, appetite stimulant, B12 absorption, beriberi, biotin deficiency, cachexia, copper deficiency, familial hypophosphatemia, folate deficiency, hypercalciuria, hypocalcemia, hypophosphatemia, iodine deficiency, iron absorption enhancement, iron deficiency, Korsakoff's psychosis, Kwashiorkor, malnutrition, marasmus, nutritional deficiencies, nutritional support (TPN), pantothenic acid deficiency, pellagra, pyridoxine deficiency, riboflavin deficiency, rickets, scurvy, thiamin deficiency, total parenteral nutrition, TPN, [...]

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Achilles tendonitis

Joint, tendon, and muscle pain Related Terms Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody, arthritis, arthroscopy, Becker's muscular dystrophy, computed tomography, connective tissue, convulsions, crepitus, CT, depression, dermatomyositis, DEXA, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Dupuytren's contracture, electromyography, epicondylitis, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR, fibromyalgia, fibromyositis, fibrositis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, IBS, involuntary muscle, irritable bowel syndrome, joint noises, [...]

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Aches

Pain Related Terms Abdominal pain, aches and pains, acute, analgesia, anesthesia, anti-inflammatory, anxiety, arthritis, breakthrough pain, burn pain, cancer pain, cardiopulmonary bypass, CBT, chemotherapy, chronic, chronic pain, cognitive behavioral therapy, complex regional pain syndrome, contrast dye, CRPS, cutaneous, dental analgesia, dental pain, depression, electromyelography, EMG, fatigue, fibromyalgia, herpes zoster, hypochondria, immunomodulator, inflammation, intractable, leg pain, [...]

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Achalasia

Gastrointestinal disorders Related Terms Abdominal pain, abdominal wall inflammation, achalasia, acid reflux, anal fistula, appendicitis, bleeding stomach ulcers, bloating, Chinese restaurant syndrome, colic, colonic spasm, colonoscopy, digestive enzyme, digestive enzyme insufficiency, digestive tonic, digestion, difficulty swallowing, diverticular disease, diverticulosis, duodenal ulcer, dyspepsia, dysphagia, esophageal spasm, fat excretion in stool, fatty liver, fistula, flatulence, gas, gastric [...]

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