Diseases & Conditions A-Z Index
- C. auris infection — see Candida auris infection.
- C. diff. Infection [Clostridium difficile Infection]
- C. gattii cryptococcosis.
- C. neoformans cryptococcosis.
- Campy (Campylobacter Infection)
- Campylobacter Infection (Campy) [Campylobacteriosis]
- Campylobacteriosis — see Campylobacter Infection.
What disease starts with an A?
- Anaplastic thyroid cancer.
- Andersen’s disease.
- Andre syndrome.
- Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS)
- Anemia. Anemia, Diamond–Blackfan. Anemia, hypoplastic, congenital. Anemia, pernicious. Anemia, sideroblastic. Anemia sideroblastic spinocerebellar ataxia.
What are the 4 types of diseases?
There are four main types of disease: infectious diseases, deficiency diseases, hereditary diseases (including both genetic diseases and non-genetic hereditary diseases), and physiological diseases. Diseases can also be classified in other ways, such as communicable versus non-communicable diseases.
What are the 7000 rare diseases?
You can find a list of all the 7,000+ rare diseases on the Orphanet website.
- Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Prevalence: roughly 1 in 2,000,000.
- Ehlers Danlos syndrome. Prevalence: Unknown.
- Tyrosinemia type 1. Prevalence: Unknown.
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
- Cystic fibrosis.
- NGLY-1 deficiency.
What is a rare genetic condition?
The European Union defines a disease or condition as rare if it affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 (1) people within the general population. Rare diseases can be single gene, multifactorial, chromosomal or non-genetic. On average, it takes over four years (5) to receive an accurate diagnosis of a rare disease.