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(AIDS)Aquired immune deficiency syndrome
Symptoms are acute infections, malignancy (Kaposi sarcoma and lymphoma), malaise (discomfort), fever and gastrointestinal disturbances. This is caused by a virus that damages lymphocytes (white blood cells)
Barlow syndrome (mitral valve prolapse)
Warning signs are abnormal sounds (murmurs) heard from the chest when using a stethoscope. These murmurs show that the mitral valve is not closing properly. Chest pain, dyspnea (difficult breathing), and weariness are other symptoms.
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Symptoms are pain, tingling, burning, and numbness of the hand. A nerve leading to the hand is compressed by connective tissue fibers in the wrist
Down syndrome
Symptoms include mental retardation, flat face with a short nose, slanted eyes, broad hands and feet, stubby fingers, and protruding lower lip. The syndrome occurs when an extra chromosome is present in each cell of the body
Toxic syndrome
Symptoms of toxic shock include diarrhea, rash high fever, vomiting, hypotension (low blood pressure), and shock. This problem is caused by a bacterial infection in the vagina of menstruating women, usually using superabsorbent tampons