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Addison's Disease
   affects the   
Adrenal Glands
The adrenal gland produces insufficient amounts of steroid hormones (glucocorticoids and often mineralocorticoids).
Anaemia
   affects the   
Blood
Arteritis
   affects the   
Arteries
Arthritis
   affects the   
Joints
Blepharitis
   affects the   
Eye Lids
Bronchitis
   affects the   
Bronchii
Bunion
   affects the   
Big Toe
Bursitis
   affects the   
Bursas
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
   affects the   
Median Nerve in the Wrist
Cholangiohepatitis
   affects the   
Gall Bladder
Cholangiohepatitis
   affects the   
Liver
Cholecystitis
   affects the   
Gall Bladder
Colitis
   affects the   
Bowel
Large bowel
Conjunctivitis
   affects the   
Eyes
Crohn's Disease
   affects the   
Bowel
Bowel/digestive tract
Cystitis
   affects the   
Bladder
Dacrocystitis
   affects the   
Tear Ducts
Dermatitis
   affects the   
Skin
Discospondylitis
   affects the   
Vertebra
Distichiasis
   affects the   
Eye Lids
Dysentry
   affects the   
Bowel
Ectropion
   affects the   
Eye Lids
The lower eyelid turns outwards. It is one of the notable aspects of newborns exhibiting Harlequin type ichthyosis.
Emphysema
   affects the   
Lungs
Encephalitis
   affects the   
Brain
Endocarditis
   affects the   
Heart
Endometriosis
   affects the   
Womb
Entropion
   affects the   
Eye Lids
Esophagitis
   affects the   
Esophagus
Gastritis
   affects the   
Stomach
Gastroenteritis
   affects the   
Stomach
Stomach and bowel
Gingivitis
   affects the   
Gums
Glaucoma
   affects the   
Eyes
Glomerulonephritis
   affects the   
Kidneys
Glossitis
   affects the   
Tongue
Gout
   affects the   
Joints
And other tissues. Systemic.
Guillain-Barre
   affects the   
Peripheral Nervous System
Hallux Valgus
   affects the   
Big Toe
Aka a Bunion
Hare-Lip
   affects the   
Mouth
Hepatitis
   affects the   
Liver
Hydrocephalus
   affects the   
Brain
Hydronephrosis
   affects the   
Kidneys
Hydrophobia
   affects the   
Brain
Hydrophobia is also known as rabies
Hydroureter
   affects the   
Ureter
Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy
   affects the   
Bones
Impetigo
   affects the   
Skin
Iritis
   affects the   
Eyes
Labyrinthitis
   affects the   
Inner Ear
Laryngitis
   affects the   
Larynx
Leukemia
   affects the   
Blood
White blood cells
Lumbago
   affects the   
Lower Back
Meningitis
   affects the   
Central Nervous System
Inflammation of the meninges
Milia
   affects the   
Skin
Also known as milk spots or oil seeds, are benign, keratin-filled cysts that can appear just under the epidermis or on the roof of the mouth. They are commonly associated with newborn babies but can appear on people of all ages.
Mumps
   affects the   
Lymph Glands
Lymphatic / salivary glands Medical name - 'parotitus'
Mumps
   affects the   
Salivary Glands
Lymphatic / salivary glands Medical name - 'parotitus'
Myeloma
   affects the   
Bone Marrow
Myositis
   affects the   
Muscles
Neuropathy
   affects the   
Peripheral Nervous System
Orchitis
   affects the   
Testicles
Osteitis
   affects the   
Bones
Osteoporosis
   affects the   
Bones
Otosclerosis
   affects the   
Middle Ear
An abnormal growth of bone of the middle ear which can result in hearing loss.
Pancreatitis
   affects the   
Pancreas
Panosteitis
   affects the   
Bones
Pharyngitis
   affects the   
Pharynx
Phlebitis
   affects the   
Superficial Veins
PKU
   affects the   
Metabolism
Suffers have a deficiency in the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH), the enzyme is necessary to metabolize the amino acid phenylalanine to the amino acid tyrosine.
Pneumonia
   affects the   
Lungs
Pneumothorax
   affects the   
Lungs
Prostatitis
   affects the   
Prostate Gland
Protein Loosing Enteropathy
   affects the   
Bowel
Small intestine
Pulmonic Ductus Arteriosis
   affects the   
Heart
Pyelonephritis
   affects the   
Kidneys
Quinsy
   affects the   
Tonsils
Retinitis
   affects the   
Eyes
Retina
Rhinitis
   affects the   
Nose
Rotator Cuff Lesion
   affects the   
Shoulder
Salpingitis
   affects the   
Fallopian Tubes
Scurf
   affects the   
Scalp
Shingles
   affects the   
Nerve Cell Bodies
The herpes zoster virus may break out of nerve cell bodies and travel down nerve axons to cause viral infection of the skin in the region of the nerve.
Shingles
   affects the   
Skin
Related to chicken pox. A virus that remains in a dormant state in the body in the root of nerves that control sensation. Herpes zoster (or simply zoster), commonly known as shingles, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body, often in a stripe.
Stye
   affects the   
Eyes
Tendonitis
   affects the   
Tendons
Tetraology of Fallot
   affects the   
Heart
Typhlitis
   affects the   
Cecum/appendix
Uveitis
   affects the   
Uvea
Valvular Endocarditis
   affects the   
Heart
Heart valves
Wilson's Disease
   affects the   
Liver
An inherited disorder in which excess amounts of copper accumulate in the body. Can cause severe liver and brain damage if not detected and treated with medication.


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