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Alternative name(s): coccyx injury
Definition: An injury to the small bone at the lower tip of the spine.
Alternative name(s): pulseless disease
Definition: An inflammatory condition of the aorta.
Definition: Slow sinuous rhythmic uncontrollable movements cause by neurologic side effects of certain drugs including the tricyclic tranquilizers (phenothiazine) and other tricyclics. The condition may be reversible if recognized in the earliest stages. Paradoxically, if tranquilizers are stopped after the tardive dyskinesia has been present for a long period the condition may become significantly worse.
Definition: A familial disorder found in east European Jewish families, which results in early death.
Alternative name(s): vascular ectasias
Definition: Abnormally dilated blood vessels associated with a number of diseases.
Temporal lobe seizure
Alternative name(s): psychomotor seizure; seizure - psychomotor; seizure - temporal lobe
Definition: A temporary change in movement, sensation, or autonomic function caused by abnormal electrical activity in the temporal lobe(s) of the brain, with or without changes in alertness and awareness.
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome
Alternative name(s): myofacial pain dysfunction syndrome; TMJ
Definition: A condition of facial pain in the joints of the lower jaw.
Alternative name(s): calcific tendonitis; bicipital tendinitis
Definition: An inflammation of a tendon (the fibrous structure that joins muscle to bone or other muscle).
Alternative name(s): trigger finger
Definition: Inflammation of the lining of the sheath that surrounds a tendon, the cord that joins muscle to bone or to other muscles.
Alternative name(s): muscle contraction headache; benign headache; headache - tension
Definition: A condition involving pain or discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck; usually associated with muscle tightness in these areas.