Eponymous Diseases A-Z II

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Can you name more diseases and disorders named after a person (A-Z)?

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DescriptionDiseaseLetter
Autoimmune destruction of the adrenal glands; JFK was a famous sufferer of this conditionA
Loss of the ability to produce language, caused by damage to a section of the frontal lobe of the brainB
A combination of rheumatoid arthritis and pulmonary nodulesC
Genetic syndrome involving chromosome 22 deletions; manifests with cardiac, facial, thymic, and parathyroid abnormalitiesD
Bone cancer, commonly with a translocation of chromosomes 11 and 22E
Rare complication of gonorrheal or chlamydial pelvic inflammatory disease that involves inflammation of the liver capsuleF
Genetic disease that causes accumulations of lipids in white blood cells; pathologists say the cells have 'crumpled paper' cytoplasmG
Autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland and most common reason for hypothyroidism in the USH
Heterotaxic congenital syndrome with asplenia and cardiovascular anomaliesI
Immediate systemic reaction to the treatment of syphilisJ
Tumor caused by human herpesvirus 8, often in the setting of severe immunosuppressionK
Autoimmune syndrome causing weakness, often a paraneoplastic syndrome of small cell lung cancerL
DescriptionDiseaseLetter
Genetic condition affecting connective tissue, caused by a mutation in fibrillin-1M
Severe and rare lipid storage disease seen more commonly in Ashkenazi Jewish populations; marked by an accumulation of sphingolipids in cellsN
Idiopathic, pseudo-bowel-obstruction seen in ill patients or after major surgeryO
At least 3 diseases are named after this person, one is of breast, one is of bone, and one is of male genitaliaP
Edema of the dermis, now more commonly referred to as angioedemaQ
Triad of urethritis, arthritis, and conjunctivitis following an infectionR
Systemic variant of cutaneous T cell lymphomaS
Neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by vocal and motor tics T
Rare form of inherited thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpuraU
Genetic condition caused by chromosome 3 mutations that predisposes to tumors, such as clear cell renal carcinomas, retinal hemangioblastomas, and neuroendocrine tumorsV
Name for systemic infection with Tropheryma whipplei, which causes diarrhea, joint pains, and neurologic symptomsW
Name for cricopharyngeal muscle weakness, which leads to a pouch forming in the throat where food gets stuckZ

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