Japanese Intractable Diseases Information Center

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Disease list for Specified Disease Treatment Research Program

Name of the disease is linked to the explanation in Japanese:

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01 Behcet disease
02 multiple sclerosis
03 myasthenia gravis
04 systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
05 subacute myelo-optico-neuropathy (SMON)
06 aplastic anemia
07 sarcoidosis
08 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
09 scleroderma , dermatomyositis, or polymyositis
10 idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
11 (1) polyarteritis nodosa
  (2) microscopic polyangiitis
12 ulcerative colitis
13 Takayasu arteritis
14 thromboangitis obliterans, Buerger disease
15 pemphigus
16 spinocerebellar degeneration
17 Crohn disease
18 fulminant hepatitis
19 malignant rheumatoid arthritis (rheumatoid vasculitis)
20 Parkinson disease and related diseases
  -progressive supranuclear palsy
  -corticobasal degeneration
  -Parkinson disease
21 amyloidosis
22 ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)
23 Huntington disease
24 moyamoya disease
25 Wegener granulomatosis
26 dilated cardiomyopathy, congestive cardiomyopathy
27 multiple system atrophy
  -striatonigral degeneration (SND)
  -olivopontocerebellar atrophy (OPCA)
  -Shy-Drager syndrome
28 epidermolysis bullosa
29 pustular psoriasis
30 disseminated spinal canal stenosis
31 primary biliary cirrhosis
32 severe acute pancreatitis
33 idiopathic necrosis of the femoral head
34 mixed connective-tissue disease
35 primary immunodeficiency syndrome
36 idiopathic interstitial pneumonia
37 retinitis pigmentosa
38 prion diseases
  -Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)
  -Gerstmann-Straussler-Sheinker syndrome
  -fatal familial insomnia
39 primary pulmonary hypertension
40 neurofibromatosis type 1, neurofibromatosis type 2
41 subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE)
42 Budd-Chiari syndrome
43 idiopathic chronic pulmonary thromboembolism with pulmonary hypertension
44 lysosomal storage diseases
  -Fabry disease
  -other lysosomal storage diseases
45 adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)
46 Familial Hypercholesterolemia ( Homozygous type)
47 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
48 spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA)
49 Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
50 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
51 Restrictive cardiomyopathy
52 Mitochondrial disease
53 lymphangioleiomyomatosis
54 Severe erythema multiforme (Acute Phase)
55 Ossification of the ligamentum flavum
56 Diencephalo-hypophysial dysfunction
  -Syndrome of abnormal secretion of prolactin
  -Syndrome of abnormal secretion of gonadotropin
  -Syndrome of abnormal secretion of antidiuretic hormone
  -Syndrome of abnormal secretion of Thyroid stimulating hormone
  -Cushing disease
  -Acromegaly
  -Hypopituitarism