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Dystonias Information Page
... The dystonias are movement disorders in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements, which are involuntary and sometimes painful, ma...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Tuberous Sclerosis Fact Sheet
... Tuberous sclerosis-also called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)1 - is a rare, multi-system genetic disease that causes benign tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys,...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

   

Rare Diseases And Disorders Articles

  • Dystonias Fact Sheet
    ... The dystonias are movement disorders in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements, which are involuntary and sometimes painful, ma...
  • Dystonias Information Page
    ... The dystonias are movement disorders in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements, which are involuntary and sometimes painful, ma...
  • Goodpasture's Syndrome
    ... Goodpasture's syndrome is a rare disease that can affect the lungs and kidneys. It is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which the body's own defense system reacts against some part of the ...
  • Hydrocephalus Fact Sheet
    ... The term hydrocephalus is derived from the Greek words "hydro" meaning water and "cephalus" meaning head. As its name implies, it is a condition in which the primary characteristic is excessive accumu...
  • Ménétrier's Disease
    ... Ménétrier's disease causes giant folds of tissue to grow in the wall of the stomach. The tissue may be inflamed and may contain ulcers. The disease also causes glands in the stomach ...
  • Myoclonus Fact Sheet
    ... Myoclonus describes a symptom and generally is not a diagnosis of a disease. It refers to sudden, involuntary jerking of a muscle or group of muscles. Myoclonic twitches or jerks usually are caused by...
  • Questions and Answers About Lichen Sclerosus
    ... This fact sheet contains general information on lichen sclerosus. It describes what lichen sclerosus is and how it is diagnosed and treated. If you have further questions after reading this fact sheet...
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Fact Sheet
    ... Tuberous sclerosis-also called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)1 - is a rare, multi-system genetic disease that causes benign tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys,...

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