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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis refers to inflammation of the Achilles tendon of the leg, generally due to overuse of the leg.

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alcoholic liver disease is damage to the liver and its function due to alcohol abuse.

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (sometimes called alpha 1 or A1AD) is a genetic disease where patients cannot produce the enzyme inhibitor alpha 1 antitrypsin (A1A).

Aortic Aneurysms

Abnormal dilataion of a segment of the wall of the aorta is an aortic aneurysm, commonly occurs in the abdominal part of the aorta.

Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is an uncommon cause of hepatitis. It was previously known as “chronic active hepatitis”.


The term azoospermia refers to the absence of motile (and hence viable) sperm in the semen. It is a cause of male infertility.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a medical condition in which the median nerve is compressed at the wrist, leading to pain, paresthesias and muscle weakness in the hand.

Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren's contracture is a relatively common condition caused when the fibrous tissue in the palm of the hand thickens and shortens.


Endometriosis is another common condition. The main feature of this is the finding of endometrial cells (the lining of the womb) in other parts of the body.


Haemochromatosis (GH or Genetic Haemochromatosis) is a genetic condition which is inherited by the transfer of faulty genes.

Hallux Rigidus

Hallux rigidus literally means "stiff great toe" and refers to arthritis of the big toe.

Hallux Valgus (Bunion Deformity)

Hallux Valgus (Bunion Deformity) is a deformity characterized by lateral deviation of the great toe in the direction of the baby toe.

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a viral infection which can lead to inflammation of the liver.

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a viral infection. It is spread from contact with the blood or other bodily fluids from an infected person.

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