Human Diseases and Conditions

Editors: Gale
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Gale

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-68-432519-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 487
Book Status: Available
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Offering in-depth coverage of all areas of health and disease, Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd ed. offers current and accurate information on approximately 450 diseases and conditions.

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Table of Contents

  • Please Read—Important Information
  • About This Edition
  • Volume 1
  • A
  • Abscesses
  • Acne
  • Addiction
  • Addison's Disease
  • Aging
  • AIDS and HIV Infection
  • Albinism
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anemia, Bleeding, and Clotting
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anosmia
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders: Overview
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis, Infectious
  • Asthma
  • Astigmatism
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Autoimmune Disorders: Overview
  • B
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Bedsores (Pressure Sores)
  • Bed-wetting (Enuresis)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bends
  • Bioterrorism Agents: Overview
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Defects: Overview
  • Bites and Stings
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blindness
  • Body Art (Complications and Care)
  • Body Image
  • Body Odor
  • Botulism
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Parasites
  • Brain Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Broken Bones (Fractures)
  • Bronchiolitis and Infectious Bronchitis
  • Bruises
  • Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Burns
  • C
  • Caffeine-Related Disorders
  • Cancer: Overview
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cataracts
  • Cavities
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chagas Disease
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Chickenpox (Varicella)
  • Child Abuse
  • Chlamydial Infections
  • Choking
  • Cholera
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Cleft Palate
  • Clubfoot
  • Cold-Related Injuries
  • Collagen Vascular Diseases: Overview
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Color Blindness
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Cold
  • Compulsive Hoarding Disorder
  • Concussion
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Congenital Infections
  • Conjoined Twins
  • Consciousness
  • Constipation
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Corneal Abrasions
  • Coxsackievirus and Other Enteroviruses
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Croup
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Cutting and Self-Harm
  • Cyclosporiasis and Cryptosporidiosis
  • Cyst
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection
  • Volume 2
  • D
  • Deafness and Hearing Loss
  • Death and Dying
  • Delirium
  • Delusions, Delusional Disorders, and Paranoia
  • Dementia
  • Dengue Fever
  • Depressive Disorders: Overview
  • Dermatitis
  • Detached Retina
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Dietary Deficiencies
  • Diphtheria
  • Disability
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drowning
  • Dumping Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysrhythmia
  • E
  • Ear Disorders: Overview
  • Ear Infections (Otitis)
  • Eating Disorders: Overview
  • Ebola Virus Disease
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Elder Abuse
  • Elephantiasis
  • Embolism
  • Emergency Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Emphysema
  • Encephalitis
  • Endocarditis, Infectious
  • Endometriosis
  • Environmental Diseases: Overview
  • Epididymitis
  • Epiglottitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Eye Disorders: Overview
  • Eyelid Disorders: Overview
  • F
  • Factitious Disorder
  • Fainting (Syncope)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Fanconi Anemia
  • Farsightedness
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Feeding Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
  • Fetishism
  • Fever
  • Fibrocystic Breast Disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fifth Disease
  • Filariasis
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Insecurity
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Disorders: Overview
  • Fungal Infections
  • G
  • Galactorrhea
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gangrene
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Genetic Diseases: Overview
  • Genital Warts
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • German Measles (Rubella)
  • Giardiasis
  • Glaucoma
  • Global Health Issues
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Gout
  • Growing Pains
  • Growth and Growth Disorders
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • H
  • Hair and Hair Loss
  • Hallucination
  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
  • Hangover
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  • Hay Fever
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease: Overview
  • Heart Disease, Congenital
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heartburn (Dyspepsia)
  • Heat-Related Injuries
  • Helicobacter pylori Infection
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hernia, Gastrointestinal
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Infections
  • Hiccups
  • Hirsutism
  • Hives
  • Homelessness
  • Hookworm
  • Hormone-Secreting Tumors
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Huntington Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Hypertension
  • Hypochondria
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypotension
  • I
  • Immune Deficiencies
  • Immune System and Other Body Defenses: Overview
  • Immunoglobulin Deficiency Syndromes
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Impetigo
  • Incontinence
  • Infection
  • Infertility
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza
  • Insomnia
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction Disorder
  • Intestinal Infections
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Parasites
  • Intracranial Bleeding
  • Intussusception
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Volume 3
  • J
  • Jaundice
  • Jet Lag
  • K
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kleptomania
  • Knee Injuries: Overview
  • Kwashiorkor
  • L
  • Laryngitis
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Learning Disabilities: Overview
  • Legionnaires' Disease
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Issues
  • Leukemia
  • Lichen Planus
  • Liver and Biliary Tract Cancers
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphoma
  • M
  • Malaria
  • Maldigestion and Malabsorption Syndromes: Overview
  • Male Breast Enlargement
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Malnutrition
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Measles (Rubeola)
  • Memory and Amnesia
  • Meningitis
  • Menopause
  • Menstruation and Menstrual Disorders
  • Mercury Poisoning
  • MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome)
  • Mesothelioma
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Microcephaly
  • Mononucleosis, Infectious
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Disorders: Overview
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Mumps
  • Muscle Spasms and Cramps
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Mushroom Poisoning
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Mycobacterial Infections, Atypical
  • Mycoplasma Infections
  • Myocarditis and Pericarditis
  • N
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Neural Tube Defects
  • Neuroblastomas
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neutropenia
  • Nocturia
  • Nonspecific Urethritis
  • Nosebleeds
  • O
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Oncogenic Infections
  • Ophthalmoplegic Syndromes
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orchitis
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ostomies
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Overactive Bladder
  • P
  • Pain
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paralysis
  • Parasitic Diseases: Overview
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pedophilia
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Peritonitis
  • Personality and Personality Disorders
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Phimosis
  • Phlebitis and Venous Thrombosis
  • Pica
  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plague
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poisoning
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Polyps
  • Porphyria
  • Port Wine Stain (Nevus Flammeus)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia/Eclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Prematurity
  • Priapism
  • Prion Diseases
  • Prostate Problems: Overview
  • Psoriasis
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosis
  • Puberty and Sexual Development
  • R
  • Rabies
  • Radiation Exposure
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Repetitive Stress Syndrome
  • Reye's Syndrome
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rickets
  • Rickettsial Infections
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Rosacea
  • Roseola Infantum
  • Roundworm Infection
  • Volume 4
  • S
  • Salmonellosis
  • Sarcoma
  • Scarlet Fever
  • Schizophrenia
  • School Avoidance
  • Sciatica
  • Scleroderma
  • Scoliosis
  • Scrotal Swelling
  • Scurvy
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Seizures
  • Selective Mutism
  • Sepsis
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Overview
  • Shigellosis (Bacillary Dysentery)
  • Shin Splints
  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  • Shock
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Sinusitis
  • Situs Inversus
  • Sjören's Syndrome
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Conditions: Overview
  • Skin Parasites: Overview
  • Sleep Disorders: Overview
  • Slipped (Herniated) Disk
  • Soiling (Encopresis)
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • Sore Throat/Strep Throat
  • Speech Disorders: Overview
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sports Injuries: Overview
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Stress and Stress-Related Illness
  • Stroke
  • Stupor and Coma
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Suicide
  • Synesthesia
  • Syphilis
  • T
  • Tapeworm
  • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Epicondylitis)
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Tetanus (Lockjaw)
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrush
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tic Disorders: Overview
  • Tick-Borne Illnesses: Overview
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco-Related Diseases: Overview
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Toxic Inhalation Injuries
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Trauma
  • Travel-Related Infections: Overview
  • Trichinosis
  • Trichotillomania
  • Trypanosomiasis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tularemia
  • Tumor
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Typhus
  • U
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Uterine Cancer
  • V
  • Vaccines and Immunization
  • Valley Fever
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Diseases: Overview
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infections
  • Vitiligo
  • W
  • Warts
  • West Nile Fever
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  • Wounds
  • Y
  • Yeast Infection, Vaginal
  • Yellow Fever
  • Z
  • Zika Virus Infection
  • Zoonoses: Overview
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Organizations