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Marfan syndrome (or Marfan's syndrome) is an inherited disease that affects the connective tissue within the body.

Mallet finger refers to the involuntary flexion of the distal phalanx of a finger caused by the disruption or tearing of its extensor tendon.

Meningitis is a potentially fatal inflammation of the meninges, the thin, membranous covering of the brain and the spinal cord


Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis is a rare systemic disease with proliferation of histiocytes

Myasthenia gravis (MG) affects the neuromuscular junction, interrupting the communication between nerve and muscle, and thereby causing weakness

Mycotic Arthritis An inflammation of a joint caused by a fungal infection.

Myopathies or Myopathy are diseases of skeletal muscle which are not caused by nerve disorders. These diseases cause the skeletal or voluntary muscles to become weak or wasted.

Nail-patella syndrome, also known as onychoosteodysplasia, is a disease of the connective tissue that produces defects in the fingernails, bone joints, and kidneys.

Osteochondroses is a group of diseases of children and adolescents in which localized tissue death (necrosis) occurs, usually followed by full regeneration of healthy bone tissue

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful swelling of the bump on the front of the upper tibia (lower leg bone) in an area called the anterior tibial tubercle.

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic diseases in which the bones are formed improperly, making them fragile and prone to breaking.

Osteomyelitis refers to a bone infection, almost always caused by a bacteria. Over time, the result can be destruction of the bone itself.

Osteoporosis  occurs when bones lose an excessive amount of their protein and mineral content, particularly calcium.

Paget's disease of bone (osteitis deformans) is the abnormal formation of bone tissue that results in weakened and deformed bones.

Paralysis Information on the many types and forms of paralysis

Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peroneal tendon subluxations

Pleurisy is an inflammation of the membrane that surrounds and protects the lungs (the pleura). Inflammation occurs when an infection or damaging agent irritates the pleural surface

Polyarteritis means involving more than one joint.

Polymyalgia rheumatica is a syndrome which causes pain and stiffness in the hips and shoulders of people over the age of 50.

Polymyositis is an inflammatory muscle disease causing weakness and pain. Dermatomyositis is identical to polymyositis with the addition of a characteristic skin rash.

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction is a common problem amongst hard working people

Pyogenic arthritis, which is sometimes called septic arthritis or infectious arthritis, is a serious infection of the joints characterized by pain, fever, occasional chills, inflammation and swelling in one or more joints, and loss of function in the affected joints

Raynaud's disease refers to a disorder in which the fingers or toes (digits) suddenly experience decreased blood circulation.

Reiter's syndrome (RS), which is also known as arthritis urethritica, venereal arthritis, reactive arthritis, and polyarteritis enterica, is a form of arthritis that affects the eyes, urethra, and skin, as well as the joints

Relapsing polychondritis is a disease characterized by autoimmune-like episodic or progressive inflammation of cartilage and other connective tissue, such as the nose, ears, throat, joints, kidneys, and heart.

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is characterized by unpleasant sensations in the limbs, usually the legs, that occur at rest or before sleep and are relieved by activity such as walking.

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