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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter P

  1. Proconvertin Deficiency, Congenital
    Proconvertin deficiency, congenital also known as Factor VII deficiency is a rare inherited blood disorder caused by insufficiency of Factor VII blood protein, which can lead to poor blood coagulation. [read more]

  2. Proctalgia
    Proctalgia is pain due to spasm of the pelvic floor muscles, the muscles of the anal sphincter, or the muscles of the rectum. May also be called Proctalgia fagax. [read more]

  3. Proctitis
    Proctitis is a medical condition characterized by inflamed lining if the rectum. [read more]

  4. Progeria
    Progeria also known as Hutchison-Gilford progeria is a rare progressive genetic disorder causing children to age rapidly usually starting in the first two years of life. [read more]

  5. Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia
    Progressive external ophthalmoplegia is a disorder of the mitochondria marked by multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions in the skeletal muscle. The condition is characterized by progressive paralysis of the extraocular muscles resulting to bilateral, proportioned, progressive ptosis leading to ophthalmoparesis later on. The most familiar clinical presentations of progressive external ophthalmoplegia include weakness of the external eye muscles and intolerance to exercise. Other symptoms may include opacity in the lenses of the eyes (cataract), sensory axonal neuropathy, loss of hearing, complete loss of coordination in muscle movements, lack of the function of gonads (hypogonadism); rigidity, tremor, and postural instability (parkinsonism); and clinical depression. Neurologists can diagnose the disorder. [read more]

  6. Progressive Multifocal Encephalopathy
    Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy is a rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease; an opportunistic infection occurring in individuals with deficient and ineffective immune response and individuals going through long-term chemotherapy for cancer. [read more]

  7. Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    Progressive spinal muscular atrophy is a disease marked by progressive degeneration of motor neurons located in the spinal cord, which causes weakness and wasting of the voluntary muscles. [read more]

  8. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
    Progressive supranuclear palsy also known as Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome is a disorder of the brain resulting to severe problems with regards to walking, balance, and eye movements. [read more]

  9. Prolactinoma
    Prolactinoma is a condition in which a noncancerous tumor of the pituitary gland in the brain overproduces the hormone prolactin. A decrease in normal levels of sex hormones (testosterone in men,estrogen in women) is a major effect of increased prolactin. [read more]

  10. Prolapsed Bladder
    Prolapsed bladder is the condition in which the bladder bulges into the vagina. It is also called cystocele. [read more]

  11. Prolapsed Uterus
    Prolapse uterus or uterine prolapse is the descent of the uterus into the vagina due to stretched and weakend pelvic floor musles and ligaments. [read more]

  12. Prolidase Deficiency
    Prolidase deficiency is a rare inborn disorder of collagen metabolism characterized by severe ulcerations in the skin, characteristic facial abnormalities, unrelieved joint dislocations, mental retardation, and bacterial infections. [read more]

  13. Prolymphocytic Leukemia
    Prolymphocytic leukemia is a type of chronic lymphocytic leukemia characterized by the presence of excessive immature white blood cells in the blood and bone marrow. Patients with prolymphocytic leukemia often experience feeling of being too tired. Unexplainable weight loss is often observed in most cases. It is also common to develop enlargement of spleen. Blood test results will show abnormally elevated level of prolymphocytes in blood or in the bone marrow. [read more]

  14. Properdin Deficiency
    Properdin deficiency is an X-linked disorder, a rare condition characterized by deficiency of properdin, a component of blood plasma. This inherited deficiency greatly affects immunity resulting to increased vulnerability to infections particularly Neisseria infections. [read more]

  15. Prosopagnosia
    This medical condition is the failure to recognize a familiar face or to learn to be familiar with new faces. This is most commonly related with lesions that involve the junctional regions among occipital and temporal lobes. [read more]

  16. Prostate Cancer
    This is a disease where in cancer happens in a gland in the male reproductive system which is known as prostrate. This happens when prostrate cells mutate and start to multiply uncontrollably. [read more]

  17. Prostate Cancer, Familial
    Prostate cancer, familial refers to the clustering of prostate cancer within families. Patients are classified as suffering form prostate cancer, familial if they have at least one first-degree relative with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is malignancy (cancer) of the seminal fluid producing gland in males. [read more]

  18. Prostate Gland Enlargement
    Prostate gland enlargement is a condition in which prostate gland is enlarged putting pressure on the urethra and causing difficulty urinating. Its medical term is benign prostatic hyperplasia. [read more]

  19. Prostate Inflammation
    Prostate inflammation is the swelling of the prostate gland commonly known as prostatitis. This disease is common among men ages 20 to 50. [read more]

  20. Prostatitis
    Prostatitis is a medical condition characterized by inflamed prostate gland caused by an infection. The prostate is the walnut-shaped organ in males that is responsible for semen production, the fluid necessary for the nourishing and transportation of sperm. [read more]

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