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Question: I'm not sure how to spell the name of my disease/medical condition. How do I find it in MedlinePlus?
The MedlinePlus search feature uses a spell-checker to help with misspellings.
If you type a word into the Search Box (located at the top of every MedlinePlus page) and your word is misspelled, the spell-checker suggests other words to replace it.
To find information about a specific disease or condition, select "Dictionary" from the main MedlinePlus page. In addition, you will find a link back to the Dictionary page just below the header of every MedlinePlus page.
You may also find glossaries and dictionaries on specific diseases and conditions on many MedlinePlus health topic pages.