Medical Dictionary Definitions A-Z List
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Syndrome, Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker: See: Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome....
Syndrome, giant platelet
Syndrome, giant platelet (Bernard-Soulier syndrome):This condition is a primary problem of platelets in which the platelets lack the ability to stick adequately to injured
blood vessel walls and as a result of this problem there is abnormal
The giant platelet syndrome usually present...
Syndrome, Gilbert: See Gilbert syndrome....
Syndrome, goiter-deafness: See Pendred syndrome....
Syndrome, Gower (situational syncope)
Syndrome, Gower (situational syncope): The temporary loss of consciousness in particular kinds of situations. (Syncope is temporary loss of consciousness or, in plain English, fainting). The situations that trigger this reaction are diverse and include having blood drawn, straining while urinating ...
Syndrome, Guillain-Barre: See: Guillain-Barre syndrome....
Syndrome, Gulf War
Syndrome, Gulf War: See: Gulf War syndrome....
Syndrome, Gustavson: A disorder first reported in 1999 by Gustavson and colleagues as a new X-linked mental retardation syndrome. In the family they studied there were 7 male children in 2 generations with the syndrome. The affected males were genealogically connected through females who were presum...
Syndrome, hand-foot-and-mouth: A clinical
pattern consisting of a rash on the hands and feet and in
the mouth due to a viral infection. The internal rash
(the enanthem) consists of blisters and little ulcers that
may involve not only the lining of the mouth but also the
gums, palate, and tongu...
Syndrome, Hantavirus pulmonary
Syndrome, Hantavirus pulmonary: See: Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome....
Syndrome, HDR: The syndrome of familial Hypoparathyroidism, sensorineural Deafness, and Renal dysplasia. Inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, the syndrome is caused by haploinsufficiency of the GATA3 gene in chromosome 10p.
The hypoparathyroidism causes hypocalcemia (a low level of calcium i...
Syndrome, Hecht: Inherited disorder transmitted as an
autosomal dominant trait in which short tight muscles make it impossible to open the mouth
fully or keep the fingers straight when the hand is flexed back. The small mouth creates
feeding problems. The hands may be so tightly fisted the infant cr...
Syndrome, HELLP: See: HELLP syndrome....
Syndrome, hemolytic uremic
Syndrome, hemolytic uremic: See: Hemolytic uremic syndrome....
Syndrome, Hermansky-Pudlak (HPS)
Syndrome, Hermansky-Pudlak (HPS): See: Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome....