Medical mal mots


Some medical conditions have names that are thoroughly unfair on the people who suffer from them.

I'm postponing adding "sesquipedaliophobia" until I've verified that it is an original medical word, and not one constructed for the sake of the irony.
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Wordplay compiled by Richard Stevens with Katia Houghton.