Medical Dictionary Definitions A-Z List
Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «S»:
Syndrome, Rett: See: Rett syndrome....
Syndrome, Reye: A sudden, sometimes fatal,
disease of the brain (encephalopathy) with degeneration of the liver,
occurs in children (most cases 4-12 years of age), comes after the
chickenpox (varicella) or an influenza-type illness, is also
associated with taking medications containing aspirin....
Syndrome, Ricker: See: Myotonic dystrophy type 2....
Syndrome, Riley-Day: See: Familial dysautonomia. ...
Syndrome, Rothmund-Thomson: See Rothmund-Thomson syndrome....
SAPHO syndrome: SAPHO syndrome is an eponym for a condition which is characterized by a combination of:
Synovitis -- inflammation of the joint lining (synovium), typically manifest as warmth, tenderness, pain, swelling, and stiffness of involved joints (arthritis).
Acne -- a familiar skin condition...
Syndrome, scalded skin
Syndrome, scalded skin: See Scalded skin syndrome....
Syndrome, Shprintzen: See: Velocardiofacial syndrome....
Syndrome, Shulman's (Eosinophilic fasciitis)
Syndrome, Shulman's: See eosinophilic fasciitis....
Syndrome, sicca: An autoimmune diseases, also known as Sjogren syndrome, that classically combines dry eyes, dry mouth, and another disease of the connective tissues such as rheumatoid arthritis (most common), lupus, scleroderma or polymyositis.
There is a great preponderance of females. About 90% ...
Syndrome, sick sinus
Syndrome, sick sinus: Symptoms of dizziness, confusion,
fainting, and heart failure due to a problem with the sinus node of
the heart, which acts as the body's natural pacemaker. If the sinus
node is not functioning normally, it is reflected in an abnormally
slow heart rate (bradycardia). This ...
Syndrome, Sjogren: See: Sjogren syndrome....
Syndrome, Sjogren's: See: Sjogren syndrome....
Syndrome, Sjogren-Larsson: The Sjogren-Larsson syndrome is a genetic (inherited) disease usually characterized by a triad of clinical findings consisting of ichthyosis (thickened fish-like skin), spastic paraplegia (spasticity of the legs) and mental retardation.
The skin changes in the Sjogren-Lar...
Syndrome, Stein-Leventhal: Known descriptively as polycystic ovarian (PCO) disease, this syndrome is an hormonal problem that causes women to have various symptoms including:
Irregular or no periods
Excess hair growth.
All women with PCO have ...