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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter L


  1. Lymphatic Filariasis
    Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic and infectious tropical disease. It is endemic in tropical areas of the world, where it was said that up to 54% of the population have microfilariae in their blood (Aupali T, Ismid IS, Wibowo H, et al. (2006). "Estimation of the prevalence of lymphatic filariasis by a pool screen PCR assay using blood spots collected on filter paper". Tran R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100 (8): 753–9). [read more]

  2. Lymphedema
    Lymphedema otherwise known as lymphatic obstruction is a condition where there is retention of localized fluid caused by an unhealthy lymphatic system. Its primary danger to a person is the constant risk of developing an uncontrolled infection in the affected limb. [read more]

  3. Lymphedema Choriomeningitis
    Lymphedema choriomeningitis - or, more accurately, lymphocytic choriomeningitis - pertains to an infectious disease caused by a rodent-borne virus. Alternative names for this disorder are: lymphocytic meningoencephalitis, benign lymphocytic meningitis, la Maladie d'Armstrong, or serous lymphocytic meningitis. [read more]

  4. Lymphedema Distichiasis
    Lymphedema distichiasis an inherited disorder in which an individual has extra eyelashes or a "double row of eye lashes," and swelling of arms and legs. [read more]

  5. Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
    Lymphoblastic lymphoma is a rare medical condition that is considered as an uncommon form of aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma or NHL. [read more]

  6. Lymphocytic Colitis
    Lymphocytic colitis a rare condition characterized by chronic non-bloody watery diarrhea. It is a subtype of miscroscopic colitis. [read more]

  7. Lymphogranuloma Venereum
    It is also referred to as lymphopathia venereal which is a tropical bubo, climatic bubo, strumous bubo, poradenitis inguinales, Durand-Nicolas-Favre disease and lymphogranuloma inguinale and it is also a sexually transmitted disease. [read more]

  8. Lymphogranuloma Venereum
    Lymphogranuloma venereum (or LGV) is a sexually transmitted disease primarily affecting the lymphatics and caused by certain invasive strains of Chlamydia trachomatis. This disease is also known by many other names, including: climatic bubo, tropical bubo, strumous bubo, poradenitis inguinales, lymphopathia venerea, Durand-Nicolas-Favre disease, and lymphogranuloma inguinale. [read more]

  9. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)
    Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), which is an uncommon sexually transmitted disease and is characterized by its spreading though having unprotected vaginal, oral or anal sex is caused by certain types of the bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. This disease causes swollen and painful lymph nodes, which can then break into large ulcers. As it develops, lymphogranuloma venereum goes through 3 distinct stages where the first 2 stages may be minor and you might not even be aware of any symptoms until you reach stage 3, called genitoanorectal syndrome. [read more]

  10. Lymphoma
    Lymphomas are part of the broad group of diseases called hematological neoplasms. It is a type of cancer that originates in a type of white blood cell in the vertebrate immune system that is commonly known as the lymphocytes. [read more]

  11. Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    Large cell lymphoma is a type of lymphoma in which one or more types of malignant large lymphocytes are formed. Such large lymphocytes are large cleaved or noncleaved follicular center cells with a diffuse pattern. [read more]

  12. Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Immunoblastic
    Large cell, immunoblastic lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, which is highly malignant. It is characterized by large lymphoblasts that have a diffuse pattern of infiltration. [read more]

  13. Lymphoma, Small Cleaved-Cell, Diffuse
    Diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma is a follicular center cell lymphoma without a follicular pattern. The malignancy of this type of lymphoma is of intermediate grade. [read more]

  14. Lymphoma, Small Cleaved-Cell, Follicular
    Follicular lymphoma of small-cleaved-cell is a type of lymphoma, which is immunologically homogeneous: Ig+ B1+ B2+ CALLA+ Ia+. [read more]

  15. Lymphomas In Childhood
    Lymphomas are cancers that affect the lymph nodes. They destroy the lymph vessels that filter out the bacteria from entering the body organs. Childhood lymphomas meanwhile show abnormalities in the lymph system in which the white blood cells rapidly multiply and cause ruptures in the lymph nodes. There are two kinds of childhood lymphomas: Hodgkin's disease and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Both lymphomas can be very fatal. [read more]

  16. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis
    It is a an angiocentric and angiodestructive lymphoreticular proliferative disorder which commonly affects the lungs, skin and the central nervous system. [read more]

  17. Lymphosarcoma
    Lymphosarcoma is a type of lymphoma that is also commonly known as Non-Hodgkins lymphoma (Neighbors,M. and Tannehill-Jones,R. 2000 Human Diseases, pp.115-115). It is a malignant lympohoma in which neoplastic cells diffusely infiltrate the entire lymph node without any pattern. [read more]

  18. Lynch Syndrome
    Lynch syndrome is a rare inherited condition that increases the risk of colon cancer and other cancers. [read more]

  19. Lysinuric Protein Intolerance
    Lysinuric protein intolerance, also known as hyberdibasic aminoaciduria type 2 or familial protein intolerance, is a autosomal recessive disorder of amino acid transport. [read more]

  20. Lysosomal Alpha-D-Mannosidase Deficiency
    Lysosomal alpha-D mannosidase deficiency is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder that often causes mental and physical deterioration. [read more]



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