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Achondrogenesis
This condition is characterized by an abnormal skeleton, which causes abnomailities in the bone. The person has a short stature and short limbs due to decreased formation of cartilage. There are two types of achondrogenesis: *Type I is autosomal recessive, its subtype IB has a defect in the Diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter(DDST) gene. *Type II is autosomal dominant and is due to the mutation in ...
Achondroplasia
Achondrplaisa is a disease characterized by short stature (short stature is when the height is low as compared to the normal height of a person). This short stature is due to abnormal growth of bones, caused by defective formation of cartilage. Jyoti Amge, a 15-year-old girl from India, broke the world record for the shortest person on earth. Diagnosed with achondroplasia, she ...
Adult Still'S Disease
Is rare disease marked with high fever rashes and joint pains, it may lead to chronic arthritis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (Acl) Injury
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the four major ligaments present in the human knee. A slightest of the injury to this ACL can be devastating for the patient. This injury is more often seen in athletes. Women are more prone to it due to many underlying factors. Even studies claim that women possess 8 times more risk of ...
Acute Gouty Arthritis (Gout)
The initial attack of a metabolic disease marked by uric acid deposits in the joints. The disorder causes painful arthritis,especially in the joints of the feet and legs. The incidence is 5 out of 1000 people.
Whiplash
Whiplash is a soft tissue injury to the neck. It is also called neck sprain or neck strain. It is typified by symptoms that transpire following damage to the neck, generally because of sudden extension and flexion. The disorder normally happens due to an automobile accident and may include injury to inter vertebral joints, discs, and ligaments, cervical muscles, and ...
Achilles Tendonitis
Achilles tendon refers to a fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles to the heel. In the human body, leg muscles are considered as the most powerful muscle group and Achilles tendon is the strongest and thickest tendon. A human being is able to rise up on his toes, walk properly due to the effective functioning of Achilles tendon. When ...
Adhesive Capsulitis
Adhesive capsulitis is a condition that shows two characters- pain and contracture. In this disorder, the shoulder capsule becomes stiff and inflamed due to which shoulder joint loses its motion. Patient will only experience motion when he makes attempt to move it. The condition is commonly observed in adults, above 40 years of age and more likely to affect women ...
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis is one of the types of arthritis of the spine. This disease leads to swelling of your vertebrates. The swelling is also seen in the joints of the spine and pelvis. This is a kind of autoimmune disease and is commonly found to infect men. In critical cases the bones of the spine may fuse together lead to ...
Arthritis
Arthritis is a broad term that contains group of disorders that affect muscles and joints of the human body. Wherever two different bones meet, that point is called joint. Joint performs an important function of movement in body parts that are connected by bones.  In medical terms, arthritis is defined as an inflammation of one or more than one joints. ...
Baker'S Cyst
In between tendons ( which connects the two bones), there is space called as bursa. In between the medial head of the gastrocnemius and the semimembranosus muscle there is semimembranosus bursa.There is collection of fluid due to arthritis or any other cause in the space results in the formation of cystic swelling called baker's cyst.This swelling is behind the knee ...
Bunions
Bunion is a condition that can be referred as structural deformity of the bones and the joint. Bunion is a painful swelling that causes bump on the inner side of the foot. In simple words, the condition can be defined as appearance of bony protuberance at the toe’s base. The disease is often categorized as degenerative disease. The condition is ...
Bursitis
Bursitis is the medical term indicating the inflammation of bursa. Bursa is the name given to the small fluid filled sac, which may help the bones to glide on the surface of each other without causing any friction. A human body has 160 bursae in the body. The joints more susceptible to this disease are hip, heel, shoulder, elbow and ...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a medical condition of the hands where the median nerve of the palm gets compressed at the wrist. This leads to paresthesias and numbness and ultimately muscle weakness of the hands. The patient suffers from night symptoms. There are wrist splints especially at the night time. Women are more prone to this disease due to the ...
Cervical Spondylosis
Cervical Spondylosis is a medical condition where the disks of the neck degenerate. This leads to pressurizing the spinal cord in the neck. This disease is commonly seen in middle aged and older people. It can be equally seen in men and women. The cervical spondylosis is also called cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis.
Chronic Gouty Arthritis
Gout is a disease in which needle like crystals of uric acid get deposit on the joints. Due to deposition, a person experiences pain in the joints of the legs and the feet. In Chronic gouty arthritis, repeated episodes of pain in the joint happens. Although, the condition mostly affects the single joint, elbows, wrists, fingers, ankles, etc are other ...
Clubfoot
The clubfoot is a medical condition under which the foot turns inward and points downward. In this disease the bones, joints, muscles and blood vessels are formed incorrectly. This is a type of congenital disease seen in around 1 in every 1000 births. Boys are more prone to this disease in compare to girls. Talipes equinovarus and talipes are the ...
Compartment Syndrome
The compartment syndrome is a medical condition where the nerves and blood vessels within an enclosed space get compressed. This condition leads to muscle and nerve damage and there are problems with the blood flow.
Compression Fractures Of The Back
The compression fracture of the back is a medical condition, where the bones or vertebrates of the spine, are broken. More than one vertebrate is affected and the vertebrate bones may collapse. The vertebrae in the chest may be affected and multiple fractures may lead to kyphosis, a hump like curvature of the spine.
Costochondritis
Costochondritis is a condition of the inflammation of the cartilage. This cartilage connects the ribs to the breastbone or sternum. This inflammation will lead to sharp pain in the costosternal joint, where the ribs and the breastbones are joined with the help of rubbery cartilage. The pain may resemble that of a heart attack or other heart related conditions. The ...

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