See Syndrome, hypermobility.
- Syndrome, Kartagener's
The trio of sinusitis, bronchitis and situs inversus (lateral reversal of the position all organs in the chest and abdomen with the heart and stomach on the right, the liver on the left, etc.-opposite or “inverted” from their usual position).
- Syndrome, Kawasaki
A syndrome of unknown origin, mainly affecting young children, that causes fever, reddening of the eyes (conjunctivitis), lips and mucous membranes of the mouth, ulcerative gum disease (gingivitis), swollen glands in the neck (cervical lymphadenopathy), and a rash that is raised and bright red (maculoerythematous) in a glove-and-sock fashion over the skin of the hands […]
- Syndrome, keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness
See Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome.
- Syndrome, KID
Acronym for the Keratitis- Ichthyosis-Deafness syndrome, a genetic disorder. See Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome.
- Syndrome, Kimmelstiel-Wilson
Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease). Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome is a kidney condition associated with long-standing diabetes. It affects the network of tiny blood vessels (the microvasculature) in the glomerulus, a key structure in the kidney that is composed of capillary blood vessels and which is critically necessary for the filtration of the blood. Features of Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome […]