Resources that have lists of diseases in alphabetical order are the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Organization for Rare Disorders. The American Academy of Dermatology begins its list with acanthosis ni... More »

MedicineNet provides a comprehensive, alphabetical listing of medical conditions, diseases and treatments. The database, which is posted on, is easy to use and provides medical listings in simple, non-med... More »

A list of lung diseases is published on the American Lung Association's website, and WebMD also provides a lung diseases list. WebMD publishes a list of diseases by what they affect, such as diseases that affect the air ... More »

similar articles

Examples of rare diseases include abetalipoproteinemia, achondroplasia, Eisenmenger syndrome, Kabuki syndrome and mal de debarquement, according to National Organization for Rare Disorders, Mayo Clinic, WebMD and the Bos... More »

Three interesting rare diseases, described on the National Organization for Rare Disorders website, are Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome (GCS), idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and xeroderma pigmentosum (XP). GCS ... More »

As of 2015, the exact cause of fissured tongue is unknown, and the condition is benign, the American Academy of Oral Medicine states; however, some congenital cases develop when the tongue fails to fuse completely before... More »

Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic disease of the brain that causes seizures in young children, explains the National Organization for Rare Disorders. Mutations in a single gene cause about 80 percent of all cases of Drav... More »