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Famous Syndromes (Medical and Otherwise)

Name these various syndromes, based on the clues.
The first column is capitalized proper nouns, while the second is uncapitalized common nouns.
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Last updated: October 29, 2021
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Description
Syndrome
When hostages develop a psychological bond with their captors
Stockholm syndrome
When a nuclear meltdown tunnels its way to the other side of the planet
China syndrome
When East Asian tourists are disillusioned by their European vacation
Paris syndrome
When individuals feign sickness to draw attention, sympathy, or reassurance to themselves
Munchausen syndrome
An autistic spectrum disorder in which language and intelligence are unimpaired
Asperger syndrome
A common neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics
Tourette syndrome
Genetic disorder with characteristic facial features caused by an extra chromosome 21
Down syndrome
A genetic disorder affecting connective tissue, resulting in long arms, legs, fingers, and toes
Marfan syndrome
A genetic condition where a man has XXY sex chromosomes instead of XY
Klinefelter syndrome
A rapidly worsening brain disease that can be caused by aspirin use
Reye syndrome
Description
Syndrome
Emotional and physical symptoms that occur 1 or 2 weeks before a woman's period
premenstrual syndrome
Condition caused by bacterial toxins (often from absorbent tampons)
toxic shock syndrome
Caused by pregnant women drinking beer, wine, or liquor
fetal alcohol syndrome
Also known as cot death or crib death
sudden infant death syndrome
When infants are subject to abusive head trauma
shaken baby syndrome
Characterized by an unpleasant feeling in the legs that briefly improves with moving them
restless legs syndrome
Pain, numbness and tingling in the hand, often blamed on computer work
carpal tunnel syndrome
Long-term gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea and/or constipation
irritable bowel syndrome
Long-term condition resulting in unexplained malaise and exertion intolerance
chronic fatigue syndrome
When HIV infection results in opportunistic infections
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
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