The 101 Most Unusual Diseases and Disorders

Editor/Author Kelly, Evelyn B.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $89.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $133.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069675-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The 101 Most Unusual Diseases and Disorders examines seldom-seen illnesses, providing high school and college students with an excellent resource for research as well as supplying fascinating reading for general readers interested in diseases and medical science.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Unusual Genetic Disorders
  • What You Should Know about Genetic Disorders
  • Achondroplasia
  • ACHOO Syndrome
  • Alkaptonuria
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Angelman Syndrome
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Cri-du-Chat
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome (EVC)
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB)
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Ichthyosis
  • Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
  • Porphyria
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Progeria
  • Prognathism
  • Uncombable Hair Syndrome
  • Part II: Unusual Mental Health Disorders
  • What You Should Know about Mental Health Disorders
  • Alien Hand Syndrome
  • Androphobia
  • Bigorexia
  • Capgras Delusion
  • Cotard Syndrome
  • Diogenes Syndrome
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • Erotomania
  • Folie à Deux
  • Hybristophilia
  • Hypomania
  • Jerusalem Syndrome
  • Kleptomania
  • Micropsia and Macropsia
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Orthorexia
  • Pica
  • Renfield Syndrome
  • Stockholm Syndrome
  • Trichotillomania
  • Part III: Unusual Environmental Diseases and Disorders
  • What You Should Know about Environmental Diseases and Disorders
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Argyria
  • Brown Recluse Bite
  • Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)
  • DES Sons and Daughters
  • Frostbite
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Jellyfish Sting
  • Pellagra
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Poison Ivy
  • Prune Belly Syndrome
  • Solenopsis invicta
  • Stachybotrys chartarum
  • Tech Neck Syndrome
  • Thalidomide Embryopathy
  • Trench Foot
  • Vibrio
  • Part IV: Unusual Infectious Diseases
  • What You Should Know about Infectious Diseases
  • Cat Scratch Disease
  • Chikungunya
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Variant
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Cutaneous Larva Migrans (CLM)
  • Dengue Fever
  • Ebola
  • Elephantiasis
  • Enterovirus-D68
  • Hantavirus
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Human Bites
  • Human Botfly
  • Leprosy
  • Naegleria fowleri
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Norovirus
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Valley Fever
  • West Nile Virus
  • Part V: Unusual Diseases and Disorders with Other or Unexplained Origins
  • What You Should Know about Diseases and Disorders with Other or Unexplained Origins
  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis
  • Aquagenic Urticaria
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bromhidrosis
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Charles Bonnet Syndrome
  • Foreign Accent Syndrome
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LRP)
  • Moebius Syndrome
  • Morgellons
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Oral Allergy Syndrome
  • Paresthesia
  • Pickwickian Syndrome
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Savants
  • Sjögren Syndrome
  • Synesthesia
  • Vitiligo
  • Helpful Resources for the Study of Unusual Diseases and Disorders