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Diseases


3M syndrome

3M syndrome

3M syndrome is a very rare disease of the skeletal system. It is a hereditary disease that results in a short stature. Particularly noticeable are changes in the face as well as in the area of ​​the back. What is the 3M syndrome? 3M syndrome is a very rare disease of the skeletal system. A triangular face shape and other changes in the area of ​​the forehead, eyebrows and chin are characteristic at birth. 3M syn

5-alpha reductase type 2 deficiency

5-alpha reductase type 2 deficiency

5-alpha reductase type 2 deficiency is a congenital disorder of male sexual development due to the absence or diminished presence of the hormone dihydrotestosterone. Due to the disturbed development of the external sexual characteristics, the boys are usually born as alleged girls. A clear development of male sexual characteristics takes place only during puberty through a significantly increased testosterone levels

Aarskog Scott syndrome

Aarskog Scott syndrome

The Aarskog syndrome or Aarskog-Scott syndrome is named after the pediatrician Charles I. Jr. Scott or after the human geneticist Dagfinn Aarskog. It is a very rare X-linked inherited syndrome. This malformation syndrome is very often associated with short stature. What is the Aarskog-Scott syndrome

Aase-Smith syndrome

Aase-Smith syndrome

The Aase-Smith syndrome is a disease that occurs only with a very low frequency. The syndrome is a hereditary conditional disease that exists from birth. In some cases, Aase-Smith syndrome is also synonymously referred to as Aase-Smith syndrome type I. What is Aase-Smith syndrome? The exact reasons for the development of Aase-Smith syndrome are not well understood at the present time

sixth nerve palsy

sixth nerve palsy

Abduction paresis is the paralysis of the sixth cranial nerve, which is usually based on compression. Squinting and double vision characterize the clinical picture. The treatment depends on the particular cause. What is an abduction paresis? Abduction paresis is the paralysis of the sixth cranial nerve, which is usually based on compression

Ablepharon macrostomia syndrome

Ablepharon macrostomia syndrome

Ablepharon macrostomy syndrome is a rare and congenital complex of multiple malformations that primarily affect the face. Little is known about the aetiology yet, but heredity seems to be autosomal dominant. Therapeutically, many of the malformations can be corrected reconstructive. What is Ablepharon Macrostomy Syndrome

Ethnicity delusion

Ethnicity delusion

The descent delusion is a content form of the delusional symptomatology. Patients are convinced that they are descended from aristocratic groups or other groups of higher value. Most commonly, paranoid delusion occurs as part of paranoid schizophrenia. What is descent madness? The descent delusion is a content form of the delusional symptomatology

avulsion fracture

avulsion fracture

The demolition fracture is a special type of fracture and is also referred to as an avulsion fracture or bony tendon tear. Especially common are demolition fractures on the outer malleolus and on the fingers. What is a demolition fracture? Athletes are particularly often affected, as the ankle, which has a certain susceptibility to demolition fractures, is subject to greater stress

Miscarriage (abortion)

Miscarriage (abortion)

Miscarriage or abortion is an unwanted termination of pregnancy within the first 23 weeks of pregnancy. The child shows no signs of life such as umbilical cord, heartbeat or breathing and his weight is less than 500 grams. What is a miscarriage? During pregnancy, the fetus is regularly examined for possible diseases and malformations

Protruding ears (ears)

Protruding ears (ears)

Under the colloquial term of the ears, also known as protruding ears, doctors understand a malformation of the ears. These are clearly visible in a non-standard dimensions from the head. However, the hearing will not be affected. What are sail ears? Under the colloquial term of the ears, doctors understand a malformation of the ears

Protruding ears (ears)

Protruding ears (ears)

Under the colloquial term of the ears, also known as protruding ears, doctors understand a malformation of the ears. These are clearly visible in a non-standard dimensions from the head. However, the hearing will not be affected. What are sail ears? Under the colloquial term of the ears, doctors understand a malformation of the ears

Acetaldehydsyndrom

Acetaldehydsyndrom

There is talk of an acetaldehyde syndrome when symptoms of intoxication occur after drinking alcohol or certain fungi. The poisoning can be caused by several different substances. What is acetaldehyde syndrome? There is talk of an acetaldehyde syndrome when symptoms of intoxication occur after drinking alcohol or certain fungi

Achard-Thiers syndrome

Achard-Thiers syndrome

The Achard-Thiers syndrome is a disease characterized by the combination of trunk obesity, hypertrichosis and diabetes. An adrenal cortical tumor or a basal pituitary adenoma may be considered the cause of the syndrome. What is the Achard-Thiers syndrome? The main cause of Achard-Thiers syndrome is an adrenocortical tumor (see picture) or a basal pituitary adenoma

Achenbach syndrome

Achenbach syndrome

Achenbach syndrome is a hematoma on the hand or in the area of ​​the fingers. Very rarely, a hematoma develops in the toe or foot area. However, the Achenbach syndrome often occurs very suddenly and without any drastic reason. The syndrome is also referred to as finger apoplexy, paroxysmal hand hematoma or paroxysmal finger hematoma. Wh

achalasia

achalasia

Achalasia is a very rare disease, which can cause the person concerned quite a few complaints. The physician then speaks of achalasia when there is a disorder in hollow organs with occlusive function. What is achalasia? Slanted illustration of the anatomy of achalasia. Click to enlarge. The term achalasia refers to a food passage disorder of the esophagus

Achilles tendon injury

Achilles tendon injury

When one speaks of an Achilles tendon rupture or Achilles tendon rupture, one means a complete transection of the Achilles tendon. This connects the calf muscle with the heel bone. Achilles tendon tears most commonly occur during sports when the foot is jerked or otherwise stressed. Strong pain and a loud whip-like bang then point to an Achilles tendon rupture

achlorhydria

achlorhydria

In the Achlorhydrie the gastric juice of the patients contributes too little or no hydrochloric acid at all. As a consequence, the absorption of substances such as iron is disturbed and pernicious anemia occurs. The treatment consists of dietary steps and vitamin B12 substitution. What is achlorhydria

achillodynia

achillodynia

Excessive exercise over time can cause pain in the Achilles tendon over time. The Achillodynie results therefore from a continuous overload. What is an Achillodynia? Achillodynia describes the painful damage of the Achilles tendon, whereby the disease occurs almost exclusively in athletically active people and is one of the most common sports injuries

Achilles tendon injury

Achilles tendon injury

When one speaks of an Achilles tendon rupture or Achilles tendon rupture, one means a complete transection of the Achilles tendon. This connects the calf muscle with the heel bone. Achilles tendon tears most commonly occur during sports when the foot is jerked or otherwise stressed. Strong pain and a loud whip-like bang then point to an Achilles tendon rupture

achondroplasia

achondroplasia

Achondroplasia is the most common form of hereditary dwarfism. It causes disorders of cartilage and bone growth. There is a normal life expectancy. What is Achondroplasia? Achondroplasia is the most common form of hereditary dwarfism. The defect is inherited autosomal dominant. So that means that one gene is enough for the onset of the disease