Friday, June 24, 2011

MEDICAL EUPHEMISM

Diseases and their other names:

Anthrax - RAG PICKER'S DISEASE
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE
Appendicitis - CRAMP COLIC
Bovine-Spingiform Encephalopathy - CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE
Cerebrovascular Accident - Apoplexy
Gaucher's Disease - Glucocerebrosidase deficiency
                                       Kerasin histiocytosis 
GERD - Reflux Esophagitis
Leprosy - HANSEN'S DISEASE
Menke's Syndrome - KINKY HAIR'S DISEASE
Myesthenia Gravis - ERB-GOLDFLAM DISEASE
Osteogenesis Imperfecta - LOBSTEIN DISEASE
Osteopetrosis - ALBERS-SCHONBERG DISEASE
Paget's Disease - OSTEITIS DEFORMANS
Poliomyelitis - Infantile Paralysis, HEINE MEDIN'S DISEASE  
Smith-Strang Disease -METHIONINE MALABSORBPTION SYNDROME  
Syphilis - LOCOMOTOR ATAXIA
Typhus -JAIL FEVER
Tibia Vara - BLOUNT'S DISEASE
Uremic Bone Disease - RENAL OSTEODYSTROPHY

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