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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter T


  1. Triploid Syndrome
    This disorder is an extremely rare chromosomal disorder. Affected individuals have 3 chromosomes for a total of sixty-nine rather than the normal 46 chromosomes. Unborn children with Triploid syndrome are usually lost through early miscarriage but those who make it survive for as long as five months. [read more]

  2. Triploidy
    This disorder is a rare lethal chromosome abnormality caused by the presence of an entire extra set of chromosomes. Unborn children with triploidy has 69 chromosomes rather than 46. Most fetuses are miscarried during pregnancy and those that survive usually have severe growth retardation and multiple birth defects. [read more]

  3. Trisomy
    This disorder is a form of aneuploidy that has a presence of 3 copies instead of the normal 2, of a particular chromosome. An extra chromosome 21, found in Down syndrome, is called trisomy 21. [read more]

  4. Trisomy 21 Syndrome
    Trisomy 21 syndrome is a form of down syndrome, which is caused by the abnormal cell division involving the 21st chromosome during the development of the sperm cell or the egg cell. [read more]

  5. Trophoblastic Neoplasms
    Gestational trophoblastic disease or also known as Trophoblastic neoplasms is a quick growing form of cancer that occurs in a woman's uterus after a pregnancy, miscarriage, or abortion. The disease is usually metastatic, which means it spreads to other places in the body. It is also known as choriocarcinoma. [read more]

  6. Trophoblastic Tumor
    Also known as Gestational trophoblastic disease or Trophoblastic neoplasms a Trophoblastic tumor is a quick growing form of cancer that occurs in a woman's uterus after a pregnancy, miscarriage, or abortion. The disease is usually metastasizes and spreads to other places in the body. It's other name is choriocarcinoma. [read more]

  7. Tropical Sprue
    Commonly found in the tropical regions, Tropical sprue is a malabsorption disease marked with abnormal flattening of the villi and inflammation of the lining of the small intestine. [read more]

  8. Trypanophobia
    Called Trypanophobia, this disorder is the extreme and irrational fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles. It is occasionally referred to as aichmophobia, belonephobia, or enetophobia but are technically incorrect because they simply denote a “fear of pins/needles” and do not refer to the medical aspect of trypanophobia. The most commonly used name is simply needle phobia. There are four types of Trypanophobia namely vaso-vagal, associative, resistive, and hyperalgesic. [read more]

  9. Trypanosomiasis-East African
    A parasitic disease in people and animals, Trypanosomiasis or also known as Sleeping sickness is endemic in certain regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. The region covers 36 countries and 60 million people. Presently, it is estimated that about 50,000 to 70,000 people are infected with the disease. [read more]

  10. Trypanosomiasis-West African
    Another type of African trypanosomiasis, the West African type is also called Gambian sleeping sickness. About 20,000 new cases are reported of both East and West African trypanosomiasis are reported annually and a few cases of the West type have been reported in the United States. [read more]

  11. Tuberculosis
    TB or Disseminated tuberculosis is a contagious bacterial infection that has spread from the lungs to other organs of the body through the blood or the lymph system. [read more]

  12. Tuberculosis meningitis
    The most common form of CNS tuberculosis, Tuberculosis meningitis is an infection of the meninges, or the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. It is a very rare disorder. [read more]

  13. Tuberculosis-Pulmonary
    Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that is very common and attacks the lungs. The disease can also affect the central nervous system, the lympathic system, circulatory system, genitourinary system, bones, joints, and even the skin. About one-third of the world's population has been infected with the disease and new cases are added at a rate of one per second. [read more]

  14. Tuberous Sclerosis
    Tuberous sclerosis is also known as tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). It is a rare, multi-system genetic disease that causes benign tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys, heart, eyes, lungs, and skin. The disease also has a predilection to tumor and the names are named after a characteristic abnormal growth in the brain, which takes the shape of a tuber root. [read more]

  15. Tularemia
    An infection common among wild rodents, is also known as “rabbit fever,” “deer fly fever,” “Ohara fever,” and “Francis disease.” The bacterium causing the disease has several subspecies with varying degrees of virulence. Ticks and deer flies are the primary vectors of the disease but can also be spread through other arthropods. Its name was derived from Tulare County, California. [read more]

  16. Tularemia (deliberate release)
    Tularemia (deliberate release) is a serious infection caused by Francisella tularensis (F. tularensis) bacterium, a tiny gram-negative non-motile coccobacillus. Deer-fly fever, Francis disease, rabbit fever, and Ohara fever are other names for Tularemia (deliberate release). [read more]

  17. Tummy Ache
    Tummy ache, otherwise known as stomachache, is the pain experienced by the abdomen due to reactions in the digestive system. Tummy ache is an indication of other diseases and problems that are taking place in the gastrointestinal tract. [read more]

  18. Tungiasis
    Tungiasis is a skin infestation of the Tunga penetrans flea. The flea is also known as chigoe flea, jigger, nigua, or sand flea and is found in the tropical parts of Africa, Caribean, Central and South America, and India. The disease is endemic in NIgera and Trinidad and Tobago where during the 1980s, tungiasis among children reached 40%. The disease is also rarely found outside said areas. [read more]

  19. Turcot Syndrome
    A genetic disease characterized by polyps in the colon in additions to tumors in the brain, Turcot syndrome is the association between familial adenomatous polyposis or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer. The first reported case was done by Canadian surgeon Jacques Turcot, hence, the name. Turcot syndrome is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner with both parents carrying a Turcot gene and a 1 in 4 risk for each of their boys and girls of receiving both parental Turcot genes and suffering from the syndrome. [read more]

  20. Turner Syndrome
    A genetic condition, Turner syndrome is a disease in which a female does not have the usual pair of two X chromosomes. [read more]



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