1. cervical disc syndrome an abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia
  2. cervical root syndrome an abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia
  3. scalenus syndrome discomfort and vascular symptoms and loss of sensation in a shoulder and arm; caused by a scalene muscle compressing the subclavian artery and part of the brachial plexus
  4. Fallot's syndrome a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis
  5. hyperkinetic syndrome a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
  6. nephrotic syndrome a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
  7. carpal tunnel syndrome a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the carpal tunnel; characterized by discomfort and weakness in the hands and fingers and by sensations of tingling, burning or numbness
  8. Hurler's syndrome hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation
  9. Korsakov's syndrome dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact
  10. Williams syndrome a rare congenital disorder associated with deletion of genetic material in chromosome 7; characterized by mental deficiency and some growth deficiency and elfin faces but an overly social personality and a remarkable gift for vocabulary
  11. Marfan's syndrome an autosomal dominant disease characterized by elongated bones (especially of limbs and digits) and abnormalities of the eyes and circulatory system
  12. thoracic outlet syndrome tingling sensations in the fingers
  13. Korsakoff's syndrome dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact
  14. cervical glands mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix
  15. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome syndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity
  16. Stokes-Adams syndrome recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
  17. Tourette's syndrome neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
  18. binge-eating syndrome a disorder of eating in which people go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation
  19. Parkinson's syndrome a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
  20. Reiter's syndrome an inflammatory syndrome predominantly in males

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