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Sacral Dimple

dimple at the top of the tail bone


Schizophrenia is a severe, persistent, debilitating, and poorly understood psychiatric disorder that includes disturbances in thoughts (or cognitions), mood (or affects), perceptions, and relationships with others.


crooked spine that curves laterally

Secondarily generalized seizures

Seizures of this kind start as a partial seizure—that is, they start in one limited area of the brain. But then (sometimes so quickly that the partial seizure is hardly noticed) the seizure spreads throughout the brain, becoming 'generalized.'

Secondary lymphedema

results from an identifiable damage to or obstruction of normally-functioning lymph vessels and nodes.

Sensory Processing Disorder

a condition that exists when sensory signals don't get organized into appropriate responses.

Shortness of breath

the subjective symptom of breathlessness; difficulty breathing

Sign language

A language that employs signs made with the hands and other movements, including facial expressions and postures of the body, used primarily by people who are deaf.

Silent reflux

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux; refers to the backflow of food or stomach acid coming all the way back up into the larynx

Simple partial seizures

seizures which affect only a small region of the brain; there is no impairment of consciousness

Single Palmar Crease

one crease extends across the palm of the hand instead of the three creases that are usually seen

Skin Tags

small, fleshy growths on the skin

Sleep Apnea

temporary interruption of breathing during sleep

Social anxiety

is anxiety (emotional discomfort, fear, apprehension, or worry) about social situations, interactions with others, and being evaluated or scrutinized by other people.[1] It can occur at different times of life, and for different reasons.

Sotos Syndrome

is a rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive physical growth during the first 2 to 3 years of life

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