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  1. Ménière's Disease

    Meniere's Disease is a disorder characterized by recurrent prostrating dizziness (vertigo),possible hearing loss and ringing sounds (tinnitus). It is associated with dilation of the membranous labyrinth (endolymphatic hydrops) in the ear. ...

  2. Anencephaly

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Anencephaly 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. ...

  3. Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is a rare genetic muscle disorder with onset during adulthood most often between 40 and 60 years of age. OPMD is characterized by slowly progressive muscle disease (myopathy) affecting the muscles of the upper eyelids and the throat. Affected individuals may develop drooping of the eyelids (ptosis),double vision (diplopia) and/or difficulty swallowing ..

  4. Dystrophy, Myotonic

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Dystrophy, Myotonic 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. ...

  5. Lissencephaly

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Lissencephaly 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. Neuropathy, Peripheral

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Neuropathy, Peripheral 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. ...

  7. VACTERL with Hydrocephalus

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report VACTERL with Hydrocephalus 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. Dravet Syndrome Spectrum

    Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic epileptic encephalopathy (dysfunction of the brain) with onset during the first year in an otherwise healthy infant. Mutations of the SCN1A gene cause 79% of diagnosed cases of Dravet syndrome. Frequently referred to as a sodium channelopathy,this intractable epilepsy is characterized by unilateral (one-sided) clonic or tonic clonic (grand mal) seizures that ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Apraxia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Apraxia 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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