Medical Conditions


A chronic disorder of the pilosebaceous apparatus associated with an increase in sebum secretion. It is characterized by open comedones (blackheads), closed … [Read more...]


A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often … [Read more...]


Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen. allergic reaction: … [Read more...]

Alzheimer Disease

A degenerative disease of the brain characterized by the insidious onset of dementia. Impairment of memory, judgement, attention span, and problem solving … [Read more...]

Ankylosing Spondylitis

The form of rheumatoid arthritis affecting the spine. It occurs predominantly in young males and produces pain and stiffness as a result of inflammation of the … [Read more...]

Anorexia Nervosa

Syndrome in which the primary features include excessive fear of becoming overweight, body image disturbance, significant weight loss, refusal to maintain … [Read more...]


Inflammation of an artery. … [Read more...]


A form of bronchial disorder associated with airway obstruction, marked by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnea, with wheezing due to spasmodic contraction … [Read more...]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and … [Read more...]


A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a … [Read more...]