Category: C

Category: C

1266 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection Cytomegalovirus infection (See: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection) Overview Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that can infect almost anyone. Once infected, your body
1261 Cystitis


Cystitis Cystitis, interstitial (See: Interstitial cystitis) Cysts, epidermoid (See: Epidermoid cysts) Cysts, sebaceous (See: Epidermoid cysts) Overview Cystitis (sis-TIE-tis) is the medical term for inflammation
1258 Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis Overview Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs in the body. Cystic fibrosis affects the cells that produce mucus,
1253 Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)

Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)

Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder) Cyclothymic disorder (See: Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)) Cyst, Bartholin’s (See: Bartholin’s cyst) Cyst, ganglion (See: Ganglion cyst) Cyst, kidney
1249 Cyclospora infection

Cyclospora infection

Cyclospora infection Overview Cyclospora infection (cyclosporiasis) causes watery, and sometimes explosive, diarrhea. The one-celled parasite that causes cyclospora infection can enter your body when you
1245 Cyclic vomiting syndrome

Cyclic vomiting syndrome

Cyclic vomiting syndrome Overview Cyclic vomiting syndrome is characterized by episodes of severe vomiting that have no apparent cause. Episodes can last for hours or days and alternate with symptom-free
1241 Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Overview Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare type of cancer that begins in white blood cells called T cells (T lymphocytes). These cells normally help your body’s
1237 Cutaneous B-cell lymphom

Cutaneous B-cell lymphom

Nonmelanoma skin cancer Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma is a rare type of cancer that begins in the white blood cells and attacks the skin. Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma begins in the B cells — one type of disease-fighting
1233 Cushing syndrome

Cushing syndrome

Cushing syndrome Overview Cushing syndrome occurs when your body is exposed to high levels of the hormone cortisol for a long time. Cushing syndrome, sometimes called hypercortisolism, may be caused by
1228 Cryptosporidium infection

Cryptosporidium infection

Cryptosporidium infection CTCL (See: Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma) Curvature of the penis (See: Peyronie’s disease) Curvature of the spine (See: Scoliosis) Overview Cryptosporidium infection (cryptosporidiosis)
1224 Cryoglobulinemia


Cryoglobulinemia Cryptorchidism (See: Undescended testicle) Cryptosporidiosis (See: Cryptosporidium infection) Overview Cryoglobulins are abnormal proteins in the blood. If you have cryoglobulinemia (kry-o-glob-u-lih-NEE-me-uh),
1217 Croup


Croup Overview Croup refers to an infection of the upper airway, which obstructs breathing and causes a characteristic barking cough. The cough and other signs and symptoms of croup are the result of swelling
1214 Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease Overview Follow the discussion on the latest advances in treating Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes
1210 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Crib death (See: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)) Overview Creutzfeldt-Jakob (KROITS-felt YAH-kobe) disease is a degenerative brain disorder that leads to dementia and, ultimately,
1205 Craniosynostosis


Craniosynostosis Overview Craniosynostosis (kray-nee-o-sin-os-TOE-sis) is a birth defect in which one or more of the fibrous joints between the bones of your baby’s skull (cranial sutures) close