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Disease Index

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What is a disease?

A disease is a particular abnormal condition that negatively affects the structure or function of all or part of an organism, and that is not due to any immediate external injury. Diseases are often known to be medical conditions that are associated with specific signs and symptoms.

Causes

A disease may be caused by external factors such as pathogens or by internal dysfunctions. For example, internal dysfunctions of the immune system can produce a variety of different diseases, including various forms of immunodeficiency, hypersensitivity, allergies and autoimmune disorders.

Classification of diseases

Diseases and disorders

I. Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

II. Neoplasms or cancers

III. Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism

IV. Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases

V. Mental health and behavioural disorders

VI. Diseases of the nervous system

VII. Diseases of the eye and adnexa

VIII. Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

IX. Diseases of the circulatory system

X. Diseases of the respiratory system

XI. Diseases of the digestive system

XII. Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

XIII. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

XIV. Diseases of the genitourinary system

Other related health problems

XV. Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

XVI. Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period

XVII. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

XVIII. Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified

XIX. Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

XX. External causes of morbidity and mortality

List of diseases

Here is a list of some common diseases sorted alphabetically. This does not include rare diseases which are listed separately.

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Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee launching the Nationwide Polio Programme by administering Polio Drops
Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee launching the Nationwide Polio Programme by administering Polio Drops

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