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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter G

  1. Grand Mal Seizure
    A grand mal seizure (also called tonic-clonic seizure) features a loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions. This is the type of seizure most people picture when they think about seizures in general. [read more]

  2. Granulocytopenia
    Granulocytopenia is a condition wherein the body has a decreased amount of granulocytes. Granulocytes are a type of white blood cells containing microscopic granules which are actually small sacs that contain enzymes to digest microorganisms. It is also known by the names Granulopenia and neutropenia. [read more]

  3. Granuloma annulare
    Granuloma annulare is a chronic skin condition consisting of raised, reddish or skin-colored bumps (lesions) that form ring patterns, typically on the hands and feet. [read more]

  4. Granuloma Inguinale
    Granuloma inguinale, also known as donovanosis, a bacterial illness characterized by genital ulcers that can be mistaken for syphilis. They can grow to endemic proportions and eat up genital tissues causing blood and mucus leakage. [read more]

  5. Granuloma, Pyogenic
    A condition which is characterized as a common, benign growth that often appears as a rapidly growing, bleeding bump on the skin or inside the mouth, composing of blood vessels and may occur at the site of minor injury is called pyogenic granuloma. It is sometimes called a ?pregnancy tumor? (granuloma gravidarum) when it occurs in a pregnant woman. They develop in up to 5% of pregnant women. [read more]

  6. Granulomatous Amebic Encephalitis
    Granulomatous amebic encephalitis is a disease that affects the central nervous system. It is brought about by a certain specie of amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris. [read more]

  7. Graves' disease
    Graves' disease, the most common type of hyperthyroidism, is a condition wherein the immune system attacks the thyroid gland, causing it to overproduce thyroxine. [read more]

  8. Gray platelet syndrome
    Gray platelet syndrome, also known as Alpha Granule Deficiency, is a rare congenital disorder characterized by large and gray platelets on light microscopy. The gray color is caused by an absence of alpha-granules in blood platelets. [read more]

  9. Great vessels transposition
    Great vessels transposition is a general term referring to a group of congenital heart defects wherein the arrangement of any primary blood vessels are abnormal. The primary blood vessels affected could be any of the following: aorta, pulmonary veins, inferior or superior vena cava. [read more]

  10. Greenberg Dysplasia
    Greenberg dysplasia, also known as hydrops-ectopic calcification-moth-eaten skeletal dysplasia is a rare lethal skeletal dysplasia. [read more]

  11. Grippe
    Grippe is another name for the contagious infection called influenza. Influenza is a common medical condition in which patients suffer from colds, fever and chills. Complications may arise from influenza and can be a cause of death among children and adults. [read more]

  12. Griscelli Disease
    Griscelli Disease, GS for brevity is an autosomal recessive disorder that results in the pigmentary dilution of the skin and the hair, the accumulation of the melanosome in melanocytes. It involves impairment of the lymphocyte function and the inability to produce normal levels of immunoglobulins (Griscelli C, Prunieras M. Pigment dilution and immunodeficiency: a new syndrome. Int J Dermatol. Dec 1978;17(10):788-91). [read more]

  13. Gronblad Strandberg Syndrome
    Gronblad-Strandberg syndrome, also known as Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, is a genetic disorder that affects certain connective tissues in the body. In this condition, calcium as well as other minerals are deposited in the connective tissues causing abnormalities in the eyes, skin, gastrointestinal system and cardiovascular system. [read more]

  14. Gross Hematuria
    Gross hematuria is in contrast to microhematuria in which the blood is visible only under a microscope: there is so little blood that it is difficult to be seen without magnification. [read more]

  15. Group B Streptococcus
    Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infection is common disease among pregnant women that can be passed on to their newborn babies. It is caused by the Gram-positive bacteria named Steptoccocus agalacticae. The bacteria is usually characterized by the prevalence of Group B Lancefield antigen, thus the name Group B Streptoccocus. [read more]

  16. Grover's disease
    Grover's disease is a common skin disorder that is presented by itchy red spots on the trunk. It usually occurs in men over the age of forty. [read more]

  17. Growing Pains
    Growing pains are the "pains" children complain of during their growth spurt years. [read more]

  18. Growth delay, constitutional
    Constitutional growth delay is a condition wherein skeletal growth is delayed. It is the most common origin of pubertal delay and short stature. The condition affects children and teens, although they have no other physical abnormality except short stature. It occurs in both girls and boys although more frequently in boys. [read more]

  19. Growth hormone deficiency
    Growth hormone deficiency is a disorder affecting the pituitary gland which is responsible for producing the growth hormone, among other hormones. The pituitary gland does not produce enough growth hormones, resulting in slower growth than normal. Both children and adults are affected by the condition. [read more]

  20. Growth Problems
    Growth problems, or the failure to thrive, are disorders some infants suffer from. These conditions must be given constant care and attention since they may lead to more severe conditions that may affect the infant's overall development. [read more]

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