Diseases

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC)
Children's health 03 Aug 2010

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC)

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis is a type of allergic conjunctivitis that usually affects both eyes, causing discomfort, imflammation and red eyes.
Simple allergic conjunctivitis (seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC); perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC))
Diseases 23 Jul 2010

Simple allergic conjunctivitis (seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC); perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC))

Simple allergic conjunctivitis includes seasonal (triggered by allergens like pollen) and perennial (triggered by allergens like dust mites or animal hair).
Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC)
Diseases 23 Jul 2010

Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC)

Giant papillary conjunctivitis is a type of allergic conjunctivitis caused by mechanical irritation to the eye from a foreign body, often a contact lens.
Primary insomnia (idiopathic insomnia)
Diseases 02 Jul 2010

Primary insomnia (idiopathic insomnia)

Primary insomnia refers to sleep difficulties that affect daytime functioning and are not associated with any other medical condition or substance use.
Placenta accreta
Blood 16 May 2010

Placenta accreta

Placenta accreta is a life threatening pregnancy condition in which the placenta is attached to the uterus. Excessive blood loss during delivery may occur.
Idiopathic subglottic stenosis (ISS; idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis; ILTS; idiopathic tracheal stenosis)
Children's health 17 Apr 2010

Idiopathic subglottic stenosis (ISS; idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis; ILTS; idiopathic tracheal stenosis)

Idiopathic subglottic stenosis (ISS) is narrowing of the upper airway from inflammation and scar tissue, due to an unknown cause.
Spasmodic dysphonia (laryngeal dystonia)
Chronic Pain 01 Apr 2010

Spasmodic dysphonia (laryngeal dystonia)

Spasmodic dysphonia, also called laryngeal dystonia, is a rare movement disorder that causes the vocal cords to involuntarily spasm. It affects speech.
Cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis)
Bone 02 Feb 2010

Cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis)

Cervical dystonia or neck dystonia is a movement disorder of the neck muscles. It causes spasms, tremors and pain in the neck, and abnormal head…
Post-stroke upper limb spasticity
Diseases 21 Jan 2010

Post-stroke upper limb spasticity

Upper limb spasticity after a stroke is a movement disorder characterised by rigidity and spasms of the arm muscles. This impedes physical movements.