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  1. Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia 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. ...

  2. Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette Syndrome is a hereditary neurological movement disorder that is characterized by repetitive motor and vocal tics. Symptoms may include involuntary movements of the extremities,shoulders,and face accompanied by uncontrollable sounds and,in some cases,inappropriate words. Tourette Syndrome is neither a progressive nor degenerative disorder; rather,symptoms tend to be variable and ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is one of a group of disorders known as motor neuron diseases. It is characterized by the progressive degeneration and eventual death of nerve cells (motor neurons) in the brain,brainstem and spinal cord that facilitate communication between the nervous system and voluntary muscles of the body. Ordinarily,motor neurons in the brain (upper motor neurons) ...

  5. Cavernous Malformation

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Cavernous Malformation 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. Tay Sachs Disease

    Tay-Sachs disease is a rare,neurodegenerative disorder in which deficiency of an enzyme (hexosaminidase A) results in excessive accumulation of certain fats (lipids) known as gangliosides in the brain and nerve cells. This abnormal accumulation of gangliosides leads to progressive dysfunction of the central nervous system. This disorder is categorized as a lysosomal storage disease. Lysosomes ...

  7. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Nystagmus, Benign Paroxysmal Positional 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. Empty Sella Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Empty Sella Syndrome 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. ...

  9. Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I 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. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a condition presenting with arm complaints of pain,numbness,tingling and weakness. The cause is pressure in the neck against the nerves and blood vessels that go to the arm. There are three types of TOS depending on which structure is being compressed: 1. Neurogenic TOS-Bnerve compression comprises 95% of all TOS patients 2. Venous TOSB-compression of the ...

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