Wellness and Medical Topics: L

  • La Peste
  • Lab Results
  • Lab Test Results: Units of Measurement
  • Lab Tests for Fibromyalgia
  • Laband Syndrome
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Labor Induction and Augmentation
  • Labor Trial After a Previous Cesarean Delivery, Deciding About
  • Labyrinthine Hydrops
  • Labyrinthine Syndrome
  • Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
  • Lacerations (Cuts)
  • Lacrimo-Auriculo-Dento-Digital Syndrome
  • Lactation Mastitis
  • Lactation-Uterus Atrophy
  • lactic and pyruvate acidemia with carbohydrate sensitivity
  • lactic and pyruvate acidemia with episodic ataxia and weakness
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • LAD syndromes
  • LADD syndrome
  • Laetrile/Amygdalin (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Laetrile/Amygdalin (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Patient Information [NCI]
  • LAM
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • lamellar ichthyosis, type 1 and type 2
  • Lancefield Group B Streptococcus
  • Lancereaux-Mathieu-Weil Spirochetosis
  • Landau Kleffner Syndrome
  • Landry's Ascending Paralysis
  • Landry-Guillain-Barre-Strohl Syndrome
  • Langer Giedion Syndrome
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  • Language Development
  • Language Development in Newborns
  • Language Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Drilling (Ovarian Diathermy) for PCOS
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • Laparotomy for Pelvic Problems
  • Laron syndrome
  • Larsen Syndrome
  • Laryngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Laryngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  • Laryngeal Dystonia
  • Laryngeal Papilloma
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngotracheobronchitis
  • Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK)
  • Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) for Farsightedness
  • Laser Iridotomy for Glaucoma
  • Laser Photocoagulation and Cryopexy for Retinal Tears
  • Laser Photocoagulation for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Laser Photocoagulation for Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery for Abnormal Cervical Cell Changes
  • Laser Surgery for Genital Warts
  • Laser Surgery for Glaucoma: Pros and Cons
  • Laser Surgery for Nearsightedness, Deciding About
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Cancer
  • Laser Surgery for Warts
  • Laser Therapy for Birthmarks
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty for Glaucoma
  • Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins
  • LASIK (Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis) for Nearsightedness
  • Last Days of Life (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Last Days of Life (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  • Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  • late onset central hypoventilation syndrome with hypothalamic dysfunction
  • Late-Onset Immunoglobulin Deficiency
  • Late-Onset Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
  • Late-onset multiple carboxylase deficiency
  • Latex Allergy
  • Launois-Bensaude
  • Launois-Cleret Syndrome
  • Laurence-Moon syndrome (LMS)
  • Laxatives
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Lead Poisoning in Children: Questions Before Screening
  • Lead Poisoning Screening
  • Lead Poisoning: Contaminated Drinking Water
  • Lead Poisoning: Jobs and Hobbies That May Increase Risk
  • Lead Poisoning: Nutrition and Food Preparation
  • Lead Poisoning: Reducing Lead in Your Home
  • Lead Poisoning: Tips for Those Who Work With Lead
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Learning to Talk
  • Leber Congenital Amaurosis
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Leber's Optic Atrophy
  • Leber's optic neuropathy
  • Leg Amputation
  • Leg Cramps at Night
  • Leg Cramps During Pregnancy
  • Leg Injuries
  • Leg Problems, Noninjury
  • Legg Calvé Perthes Disease
  • Legionellosis
  • Legionnaires' Disease
  • Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever
  • Leigh Necrotizing Encephalopathy
  • Leigh Syndrome
  • Leigh's disease
  • Leiner Disease
  • Leiner-Moussous Desquamative Erythroderma
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus
  • Leiomyosarcoma, Inferior Vena Cava
  • Lejeune syndrome
  • LEMS
  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
  • Lens Opacities
  • Lenticular Degeneration, Progressive
  • lentigines, atrial myxoma, and blue nevi (LAMB) syndrome
  • Lenz Dysmorphogenetic Syndrome
  • Lenz Dysplasia
  • Lenz Microphthalmia Syndrome
  • Lenz Syndrome
  • LEOPARD Syndrome
  • Leprechaunism
  • Leprosy
  • Leptomeningeal Angiomatosis
  • leptomeningeal melanosis
  • Leptomeningioma
  • Leptospiral Jaundice
  • Leptospirosis
  • Leri Pleonosteosis
  • Leri-Weil Dyschondrosteosis
  • Leri-Weil Syndrome
  • Leri-Weill Disease
  • Leriche's Syndrome
  • Lermoyez Syndrome
  • Leroy Disease
  • Lesch Nyhan Syndrome
  • Lesch-Nyhan disease
  • Letterer-Siwe Disease
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia, Hairy Cell
  • Leukemia, Radiation Therapy for
  • Leukemic Reticuloendotheliosis
  • Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Syndromes
  • Leukocytic Anomaly Albinism
  • Leukocytic Inclusions with Platelet Abnormality
  • Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis
  • Leukoderma
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Leukodystrophy with Rosenthal Fibers
  • Leukodystrophy, Globoid Cell
  • Leukodystrophy, Krabbe's
  • Leukodystrophy, Metachromatic
  • Leukoencephalitis Periaxialis Concentric
  • Levels of Evidence for Adult and Pediatric Cancer Treatment Studies (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Levels of Evidence for Cancer Genetics Studies (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Levels of Evidence for Cancer Screening and Prevention Studies (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Levels of Evidence for Human Studies of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Levels of Evidence for Supportive and Palliative Care Studies (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Levine-Critchley Syndrome
  • Levonorgestrel (LNg) IUD
  • Levulosuria
  • Levy-Hollister Syndrome
  • Levy-Yeboa Syndrome
  • Lice
  • Lice: Cleaning Lice From Combs, Clothing, and Other Items
  • Lice: Removing Nits From Hair
  • Lichen Acuminatus
  • Lichen Annularis
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Planus Sclerosus Atrophicus
  • Lichen Psoriasis
  • Lichen Ruber Acuminatus
  • Lichen Ruber Planus
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus
  • Lichen Urticatus
  • Lidocaine for Cluster Headaches
  • Life Span and Smoking Calculator
  • Life Transitions and PTSD
  • Life-Prolonging Treatments at End of Life, Deciding About
  • Lifestyle Changes That May Prevent Cancer
  • Light Therapy
  • Light Therapy (Using), For Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Light to Heavy Vaginal Bleeding
  • Lightheadedness
  • Limb Body Wall Complex
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies
  • Limit Dextrinosis
  • Linda's Story: Getting Active When You Have Prediabetes
  • Linda's Story: Quitting Smoking Improves Cholesterol
  • Lindau Disease
  • Linear Sebaceous Nevus Sequence
  • Lingua Fissurata
  • Lingua Nigra
  • Lingua Plicata
  • Lingua Scrotalis
  • Lingua Villosa Nigra
  • Linguofacial Dyskinesia
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  • Lip Pseudocleft-hemangiomatous Branchial Cyst Syndrome
  • lipid histiocytosis
  • Lipid histiocytosis (kerasin type)
  • Lipid Panel
  • Lipid-Storage Myopathy Associated with SCAD Deficiency
  • Lipidosis, ganglioside, infantile
  • lipidosis, sphingomyelin
  • lipoatrophic diabetes
  • Lipodystrophy, partial, with Rieger anomaly and short stature
  • Lipoid Granulomatosis
  • Lipoma
  • Lipomatosis Dolorosa Morbus Dercum's
  • Lipomatosis of Pancreas, Congenital
  • Lipomucopolysaccharidosis Type I
  • Liposuction
  • Lissencephaly
  • lissencephaly, type I
  • Listeria Infection
  • Listeriosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Lithotripsy (ESWL) for Kidney Stones, Deciding About
  • Lithotripsy for Gallstones
  • Little Disease
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Medial Apophysitis)
  • Livedo Reticularis and Cerebrovascular Accidents
  • Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  • Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  • Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  • Liver fluke disease
  • Liver Function Panel
  • Liver Phosphorylase Deficiency
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Transplant for Hepatitis B
  • Living Organ Donation
  • Living Will
  • Living Will
  • Living With a Spinal Cord Injury
  • Living With an Ostomy
  • Living With More Than One Health Problem
  • Lizard and Snake Bites
  • LO-CCHS/HD
  • lobar atrophy of the brain
  • Lobar Emphysema, Infantile
  • Lobar Holoprosencephaly
  • Lobar Tension Emphysema in Infancy
  • Lobo Disease
  • Lobstein Disease (Type I)
  • Lobster Claw Deformity
  • Lobular Carcinoma of the Minor Salivary Glands
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Local Anesthesia for Childbirth
  • Localized Infantile Mastocytosis
  • Localized Prostate Cancer, Should I Have radiation Therapy or a Prostatectomy?
  • Locked In Syndrome
  • Lockjaw
  • Loeffler Endomyocardial Fibrosis with Eosinophilia
  • Loeffler Fibroplastic Parietal Endocarditis
  • Loeffler syndrome
  • Loeffler's Disease
  • Löffler syndrome
  • Long QT Syndrome Type 1
  • Long QT Syndrome without Deafness
  • Long-Term Care Choices
  • Long-Term Care for Alzheimer's or Other Dementia, Deciding About
  • Long-Term Care for Stroke, Deciding About
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) for Abnormal Cervical Cell Changes
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) for Genital Warts
  • Loralie's Story: It's Never Too Late
  • Lorna's Story: There's No Fast Cure
  • Losing Weight: Deciding About a Diet Plan
  • Lota
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • Louis-Bar Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Pain and Sex
  • Low Back Pain, IDET (Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy) for
  • Low Back Pain: Easing Back Into Your Daily Activities
  • Low Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce Pain
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Have an MRI?
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation?
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Try Epidural Steroid Shots?
  • Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  • Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia) in People Without Diabetes
  • Low Blood Sugar from Diabetes
  • Low blood sugar from taking insulin, Dealing with
  • Low blood sugar from taking oral diabetes medicine, Dealing with
  • Low blood sugar in children with diabetes, Preventing
  • Low Blood Sugar with Gestational Diabetes, Dealing With
  • Low Density B-lipoprotein Deficiency
  • Low Gamma-GT Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis
  • Low Imperforate Anus
  • Low Potassium Syndrome
  • Low Testosterone
  • Low-Dose Aspirin Therapy
  • Low-Grade Papillary Carcinoma of the Palate
  • Low-Lying Placenta
  • Low-Potassium Foods
  • Low-Salt Diet for Heart Failure
  • Low-Salt Diets: Eating Out
  • Low-Sodium Diet for Heart Failure
  • Low-Vision Accommodations in Your Home
  • Lowe syndrome
  • Lower Leg Injuries
  • Lower Leg Problems, Noninjury