Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A head injury is an injury to your brain, skull, or scalp. All head injuries should be treated seriously and assessed by a doctor. Get the facts about 6 major types.
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.
Eclampsia is a rare but serious condition that causes seizures during pregnancy. You can develop eclampsia even if you don't have a history of seizures.
Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect muscle movement and coordination. Learn about the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy.
Malignant hypertension is a rare and severe condition in which blood pressure is dangerously high. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is when blood suddenly bursts into brain tissue, causing damage to the brain. Symptoms usually appear suddenly during ICH.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
An aneurysm in the brain is a weak area in an artery in the brain that bulges out and fills with blood. It can be unpredictable and life-threatening, and can cause…
A brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in your brain. Whether the growth is cancerous or not, any brain tumor is serious. Symptoms can include both cognitive and…
Primary cerebral lymphoma, or brain lymphoma, is a rare cancer that starts in the lymph tissues of the brain or spinal cord.
Hypopituitarism occurs when your pituitary gland in your brain is not releasing one or more of the eight hormones it should be releasing.
Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.
Reye's syndrome is a rare condition that strikes without warning. It most often affects children ages 4 to 12 who are recovering from a viral infection.
A bite from a venomous snake should always be treated as a medical emergency. Even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.
Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.
Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.
The pituitary gland is a pea-size gland important to the functioning of the human body. Cancer, although rare, can develop in this gland.
Basal cell nevus syndrome is a group of defects caused by a rare genetic condition. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for basal cell nevus syndrome.
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