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AIDS
Accuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Conjunctivitis
also known as pink eye
Cataract
opaqueing of lens
Glaucoma
increaed pressure in the eye
Legionnaire's disease
respritory disease named after the epidemc that broke out at the 1976 American Legionnaires confrence in Philadelphia due to faulty air conditioners
Scarlet Fever
symptom: Strawberry tongue
Whooping Cough
also known as Pertussis
DTP vaccine
for Diptheira, Tetnus, and Pertussis
Tuberculosis
caused by Mycobacterium
Botulism and Salmonella
types of bacterial food poisoning
Typhoid Fever
Typhoid Mary (Mary Mallon) was a carrier (infected but shows no symptoms of the disease)
Meningitis
swelling of brain or spinal cord coverings (meinges)
Syphilis
infected Hitler
Leprosy
also known as Hahsen's disease
Lyme Disease
Identified in the Lyme. spread by ticks
Tetnus
also known as lock jaw
Chicken Pox
also known as Varicella
Herpes Zoster
also known as Shingles
Measles
also known as Rubeola
German Measles
also known as Rubella or three day Measles
Encephalitis
inflammation of brain
Tinea pedis
Atheletes foot
Malaria
spread by Anopheles mosquito
Trichinosis
food poisoning usually from raw pork
Hypertension
High Blood Pressure
Metathesis
Spreading of cancer
Malignant tumor
Dangerous (cancerous)
Benign tumor
not Dangerous (non-cancerous)
Leukemia
Cancer of White Blood cells
Multiple myeloma
Bone marrow cancer
Melanoma
Skin cancer
Cirrhosis
Disease of liver
Lithotripsy
uses ultrasonic sound waves to destroy kidney stones
Scoliosis
Laternal curvature of the spine
Epilepsy
seisure disorder cused by disturbed brain electrical patterns
Parkinson's diease
Treatment with L-Dopa; subject of movie "Awakenings"
Sickle cell anemia
predominantly in blacks
Immune to Malaria
Cystic Fibrosis
thick mucous secreations in lungs
Phenylketonuria (PKU)
inability to digest amino acid phenylalanine
SIDS
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Bubonic Plague
"Black Death" spread by fleas