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AIDS

... HIV encephalopathy ( AIDS dementia ) or progressive multi focal leukoencephalopathy. There is severe ... such as SUB ACUTE SCLEROSING PAN ENCEPHALITIS , progressive multi focal leukoencephalopathy (LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY, progressive MULTI FOCAL), and AIDS . One of the most ...

Alport syndrome

... Those affected by alport syndrome develop progressive loss of renal ( kidney ) function, and sometimes progressive deafness and abnormalities of the eye . ... - an inherited disorder that causes deafness , progressive kidney damage, and eye defects. Alport ...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

... cells in the brain and spinal cord. It causes progressive loss of motor control. Amyotrophic lateral ... neuron disease . Motor neuron disease s are progressive chronic disease s of the nerve s that come ... neurologic disease that results from the progressive degeneration of the motor neuron s. [ Med Help ...

Dementia

... With Lewy Bodies Overview Dementia is a progressive (gradually worsening) decline of mental abilities ... (dmn´sh) [Lat.,=being out of the mind], progressive deterioration of intellectual faculties resulting ... ); and numerous neurological disorders, including progressive dementia . ...

Disability

... and relates to people around them. progressive disability is likely. People with late ... infections and disease s. If not treated, progressive disability is likely. Complications: ... A progressive disability is possible. Early death is ...

Glomerulonephritis

... and reversible condition, or it may get worse. progressive glomerulonephritis may result in destruction of ... reversible condition, or it may be progressive. progressive glomerulonephritis may result in destruction of ... and end stage renal disease . RAPIDLY progressive GLOMERULONEPHRITIS - A relatively uncommon ...

Kyphosis

... ... Severe recurrent pulmonary infections progressive movement disorder with confinement to a ... lymphoma , that can result in death Diabetes progressive scoliosis and kyphosis ... Indications: ... Infestation) Roundworm Infection RPGN ( Rapidly progressive Glomerulonephritis ) RSV Infection Rubella ...

Multiple Sclerosis

... Category: Pathology (MS), chronic , slowly progressive autoimmune disease in which the body's immune ... Dr Rob Hicks Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive neurological condition that results in disturbed ... or kidney damage. Multiple sclerosis A progressive disorder of the central nervous system in which ...

Muscular atrophy

... from spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). In progressive spinal muscular atrophy and related syndrome ... s in the spinal cord are primarily affected. With progressive bulbar palsy , the initial degeneration occurs in the brainstem. progressive neuropathic (peroneal) muscular atrophy ...

Muscular dystrophy

... is a group of disorders characterized by progressive muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue ... of several inherited disease s characterized by progressive wasting of the skeletal muscle s. There are ... inherited disorder characterized by slowly progressive muscle weakness of the legs and pelvis . ...

Neuron

... Interest: Alzheimer 's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder paralleled by ... ALS ), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease , is a progressive wasting away of certain nerve cells of the ... neurologic disease that results from the progressive degeneration of the motor neuron s. [ Med Help ...

Post-streptococcal GN

... GN II Post-streptococcal GN Rapidly progressive (crescentic) glomerulonephritis Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) ... ... vasculitis Post-streptococcal GN Rapidly progressive (crescentic) glomerulonephritis Reflux ...

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

... progressive Supranuclear Palsy Overview progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare degenerative ... changes in mood, behavior , and personality. progressive supranuclear palsy is a disorder characterized ...

Rapidly progressive

... RAPIDLY progressive GLOMERULONEPHRITIS - A relatively uncommon ... the glomerulus of the kidney . Rapidly progressive (crescentic) glomerulonephritis Definition: Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis is a form of kidney ...

Sclerosis

... plaques. Athero sclerosis : A process of progressive thickening and hardening of the walls of ... ALS ), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease , is a progressive wasting away of certain nerve cells of the ... disease is marked by an enlarged spleen and progressive anemia . Also called chronic idiopathic ...

Systemic sclerosis

... Scleroderma . Also called CREST syndrome or progressive systemic sclerosis , scleroderma affects the ... antibodies that coat red blood cells. progressive Multi focal Leukoencephalopathy progressive Neuropathic (Peroneal) Muscular Atrophy ( ...

Adrenoleukodystrophy

... Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is a rare inherited disorder that leads to progressive brain damage, failure of the ad renal gland , and eventually death . ... problems with school work; problems in movement ; sometimes seizures ; progressive slowing of physical and mental reactions; stiff, awkward movement s; ...

Alcoholism

... consumption of alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism is a chronic , often progressive disease that can be fatal. The condition involves a preoccupation with ... Alcoholism , also called "alcohol dependence ," is a chronic , progressive disease marked by a high tolerance for alcohol and a physical ...

Alzheimer

... 's Behavior s: Part I ... Alzheimer 's disease is caused by progressive damage to nerve cells in the brain. While it is not know what causes the ... attack (TIA) ... Research Interest: Alzheimer 's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder paralleled by selective neuron al death , ...

Apathy

... feelings intense cravings for cocaine . =being out of the mind], progressive deterioration of intellectual faculties resulting in apathy , confusion ... lymph node s. Soon after these symptoms appear, they lead to severe, progressive dementia (mental decline) associated with self-neglect, apathy or ...

Atherosclerosis

... or leg pain when a leg artery is involved. ATHEROSCLEROSIS - The progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time. This is known to ... this process have been identified. Atherosclerosis : A process of progressive thickening and hardening of the walls of medium-sized and large arteries ...

Biliary atresia

... Biliary atresia is a chronic , progressive liver problem that becomes evident shortly after birth . Tubes inside ... condition (present at birth ). Biliary atresia results in a progressive inflammatory process which may lead to cirrhosis of the liver . ...

Cachexia

... . Patients with advanced cancer , AIDS , and some other major chronic progressive disease s may appear cachectic. Cachexia is a wasting syndrome ... . Patients with advanced cancer , AIDS , and some other major chronic progressive disease s may appear cachectic. Search All of MedicineNet For: search ...

Crest syndrome

... syndrome represents the following symptoms: ... CREST syndrome ; progressive systemic sclerosis ; Scleroderma Causes, incidence , and risk factors: ... Scleroderma . Also called CREST syndrome or progressive systemic sclerosis , scleroderma affects the connective tissue . Auto ...

Dystonia

... forward). Alternate Names : Dementia -Nuchal Dystonia , Palsy - progressive Supranuclear, Richardson-Steele-Olszewski Syndrome Definition ... ... -nuchal dystonia ; Richardson-Steele-Olszewski syndrome ; Palsy - progressive supranuclear Causes, incidence , and risk factors: ... Botox ...

Encephalitis

... slow virus disease s such as SUB ACUTE SCLEROSING PAN ENCEPHALITIS , progressive multi focal leukoencephalopathy (LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY, progressive MULTI FOCAL), and AIDS . But it can be followed by one of several ...

Erosion

... of injury ; because of a circulatory disturbance, e.g. Fin Rot is the progressive erosion and disintegration of the fins. Signs: Red streaks in the fins ... the teeth . This is called erosion . CHONDROMALACIA PATELLA - The progressive erosion of cartilage , common in the knee joint where it is known ...

Guillain

... -Barr syndrome is a nerve disorder. It is an acute and rapidly progressive inflammation of nerve s that causes loss of sensation and muscle ... -Barre syndrome is a disorder caused by nerve inflammation involving progressive muscle weakness or paralysis , which often follows an infectious ...

Hearing Loss

... loss usually partial and involving high-pitched sounds may be slowly progressive noise s, ringing in the ear ( tinnitus ) ... Hearing loss and ... of the inner ear characterized by dizziness , ringing in the ears and progressive hearing loss . meninges The three membrane s covering the brain and ...

Hypotonia

... hypotonia or it can be indicative of another problem where there is progressive loss of muscle tone, such as muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy . ... head. CCD causes hypotonia (floppiness) in the newborn baby, slowly progressive muscle weakness , and muscle cramps after exercise . Muscle biopsy ...

Kidney Failure

... diseases . One type of diet is specifically for people who have progressive chronic renal failure , or kidney failure , but are not on dialysis ... the risk of having these undesirable conditions. Alstrom syndrome : A progressive genetic disorder characterized by obesity , deafness , and visual ...

Lateral

... movement . Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also known as ALS , is a progressive disease of the nervous system. Nerve cells, called neuron s, are ... lateral sclerosis ( ALS ), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease , is a progressive wasting away of certain nerve cells of the brain and spinal column ...

Leprosy

... by disfiguring skin sores, peripheral nerve damage, and progressive debilitation. leprosy A progressive infectious disease that attacks the skin , flesh and nerve s; ...

Leukodystrophy

... Adreno leukodystrophy (ALD) is a rare inherited disorder that leads to progressive brain damage, failure of the ad renal gland , and eventually death . ... problems with school work; problems in movement ; sometimes seizures ; progressive slowing of physical and mental reactions; stiff, awkward movement s; ...

Nephritis

... may be a temporary and reversible condition, or it may be progressive. progressive glomerulo nephritis may result in destruction of the kidney glomeruli ... nephritis is a term used for a wide variety of disease s that cause progressive scarring of the kidney s over a long period of time, often without any ...

Neuritis

... disease affects the myelin sheath, which coats nerve cells. It causes progressive muscle weakness and paralysis . Cranial neuritis , which is ... , and structural changes ( arthritis ) Multi ple rashes Rapidly progressive motor neuron paralysis involving inflammation of several ...

Pain Management

... ( Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) (Relaxation Therapy) progressive Relaxation ( Biofeedback ) ... Gordon, D. B. "Nonopioid and Adjuvant ...

Palpebra

... help Printer-Friendly Format ... Palpebra l Slant - Eye Palsy - progressive Supranuclear ( progressive Supranuclear Palsy ) Pancreas Divisum Pancreas Transplant Pancreatic ...

Pancreatic abscess

... to an infection ) Symptoms: ... Palpebra l Slant - Eye Palsy - progressive Supranuclear ( progressive Supranuclear Palsy ) Pancreas Divisum Pancreas Transplant Pancreatic ...

Patches

... on various areas, including the midparts of the face, ears, ... A progressive disorder of the central nervous system in which scattered patches of ... sheath covering the nerve s is destroyed. The disease , which causes progressive paralysis , is marked by periods of exacerbation and remission . This ...
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