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Alternative name(s): hypertelorism disorder; Aarskog-Scott syndrome
Definition: An inherited disease characterized by short stature, facial abnormalities, and genital abnormalities.
Alternative name(s): Aase-Smith syndrome
Definition: A rare inherited disorder characterized by anemia and some joint and skeletal deformities.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Alternative name(s): aneurysm - aortic
Definition: An abnormal widening of the abdominal portion of the aorta (the major artery from the heart).
Alternative name(s): bloating
Definition: A condition in which the abdomen feels full and tight; usually caused by excessive intestinal gas.
Alternative name(s): abdominal discomfort
Definition: Any pain or discomfort in the abdomen.
Abdominal fullness prematurely after meals
Alternative name(s): early satiety
Definition: Satiety is the satisfied feeling of being full after eating. Early satiety is having the feeling of being full prematurely (sooner than normal or after eating less than usual).
Alternative name(s): stomach pain; pain in the abdomen; belly ache; abdominal cramps
Definition: Pain in the belly (often referred to as stomach pain) or in the abdominal area.
Definition: A localized collection of pus in any part of the body that is the result of the displacement or disintegration of tissue.
Definition: A skin condition characterized by increased pigmentation (darkening of the skin) and hyperkeratosis (thickening of the skin). It occurs most commonly in the flexural skin areas (behind knee, front of elbow, neck, etc.). The disorder is related to insulin metabolism and appears in diseases which affect insulin metabolism including obesity. In adults the condition may be associated with malignant tumors.
Alternative name(s): esophageal achalasia
Definition: A disorder of the esophagus characterized by the reduced ability to move food down the esophagus and the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax in response to swallowing.