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  1. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

    Learn the symptoms of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a rare but fatal disease of the brain.

  2. Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    The causes, symptoms, and treatment of multifocal motor neuropathy, a rare nerve disease.

  3. Upper Limb Spasticity

    The causes, symptoms, and treatment of upper limb spasticity, which causes stiff, flexed arm muscles.

  4. Rapid-onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation, and Autonomic Dysregulation

    Rapid-onset obesity,hypothalamic dysfunction,hypoventilation,and autonomic dysregulation (ROHHAD) is a rare disorder first described in 1965. Since that time fewer than 50 children have been described in the literature with this disorder. These patients have a somewhat variable presentation,but they typically show the following constellation of symptoms: increased hunger (hyperphagia),...

  5. Rasmussen Encephalitis

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Encephalitis, Rasmussen's is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  6. Hydrocephalus

    Hydrocephalus is a condition in which abnormally widened (dilated) cerebral spaces in the brain (ventricles) inhibit the normal flow of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the skull and puts pressure on the brain tissue. An enlarged head in infants and increased cerebrospinal fluid pressure are frequent findings but are not necessary for the diagnosis of ...

  7. Spasmodic Dysphonia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Spasmodic Dysphonia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  8. Restless Legs syndrome

    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurologic and sleep related movement disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to move in the legs that typically occurs or worsens at rest. It is usually accompanied by abnormal,uncomfortable sensations,known as paresthesias or dysesthesias,that are often likened to crawling,cramping,aching,burning,itching,or prickling deep within the affected ...

  9. Pemphigus

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pemphigus is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  10. Mal de Debarquement

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Mal de Debarquement is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

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