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Alternative name(s): common ichthyosis; fish scale disease; ichthyosis vulgaris
Definition: A common inherited skin disorder causing dry, scaly skin.
Idiopathic aplastic anemia
Alternative name(s): anemia - idiopathic aplastic
Definition: A failure of the bone marrow to properly form all types of blood cells
Idiopathic autoimmune hemolytic anemia
Alternative name(s): warm reactive antibody; autoimmune hemolytic anemia; anemia - idiopathic autoimmune hemolytic
Definition: A disorder resulting from an abnormality of the immune system that destroys red blood cells prematurely. The cause is unknown.
Alternative name(s): cardiomyopathy - idiopathic
Definition: A group of disorders with unknown or no identifiable cause, in which the heart muscle is weakened and cannot pump blood efficiently. This causes decreased heart function that affects the lungs, liver, and other body systems.
Idiopathic diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
Alternative name(s): idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Definition: The scarring and thickening of the deep lung tissues of unknown cause.
Alternative name(s): hypercalciuria - idiopathic
Definition: The presence of excess calcium in the urine without obvious cause.
Alternative name(s): hypersomnia - idiopathic
Definition: Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia) without obvious cause
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
Alternative name(s): immune thrombocytopenic purpura; ITP
Definition: A bleeding disorder resulting from a shortage of platelets with characteristic bleeding under the skin
IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease)
Alternative name(s): nephropathy - IgA; Berger's disease
Definition: A kidney disorder characterized by blood in the urine; caused by inflammation of the internal kidney structures and deposits of IgA antibodies in the kidney mesangial tissue.
IgM mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis
Alternative name(s): glomerulonephritis - mesangial proliferative
Definition: A kidney disorder characterized by swelling (edema) and blood in the urine (dark urine), caused by inflammation of an internal kidney structure (glomerulus), enlargement of certain glomerular cells, and IgM antibody deposits in the mesangium layer of the glomerular capillary.