Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that can have a lasting and significant impact on your daily life.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It causes loss of control of voluntary muscles.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that affects the sympathetic nervous system, usually in young children. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options.
A spinal cord abscess (SCA) can occur when an infection develops in your spinal cord. Learn how to recognize and treat this serious condition.
Mononeuropathy is when a single nerve or nerve group is damaged. It causes a loss of sensation, movement, or function in that part of the body.
Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder. We'll teach you about its symptoms, such as tingling, and ways to manage the condition.
A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Learn about the signs of a stroke and what to do.
An arterial embolism is a blood clot that has travelled through your arteries and become stuck. These clots generally affect the arms, legs, or feet.
The things you've wanted to know about MS are all in one place. Learn more about symptoms, treatment, and lifestyle management.
Botulism (or botulism poisoning) is a rare but very serious illness that transmits through food, contact with contaminated soil, or through an open wound.
Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.
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.
Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that occurs when your peripheral nerves malfunction because they're damaged.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Many marine animals bite or sting. Some animals are venomous, while others can inflict deep bites. Learn more about the risks and prevention.
Trichinosis is a disease caused by a roundworm infection. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and how to prevent it.
Adrenoleukodystrophy refers to several conditions that affect the nervous system and adrenal glands.
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