ILLNESS AND DISEASE
Feeling a little under the weather? Have alien bacteria or virii gotten you down? This page lists exotic diseases mentioned in the shows or movies for the enhancement of your logs!
Illness which affects Xindi primates. It could cause a pregnant female to lose her child.
ENT: Azati Prime
Disease which spreads rapidly and is often fatal. Styris IV was hit by the fever in 2364.
TNG: Code of Honor
A disease transmitted by airborne particles. An Enterprise-D crewmember was treated for this disease in 2365.
TNG: The Dauphin
A Bajoran-created virus that disrupts the brain's ability to process
audio and visual stimuli.
A disease which Klingons suffer from. Treatment involves regular injections.
TNG: The Drumhead
Barclay's Protomorphosis Syndrome
An airborne disease created by a synthetic T-cell that mutated and
caused victims to de-evolve into primitive versions of their respective
Illness which sometimes affects Vulcans over the age of 200. It causes a total loss of emotional control, which can be telepathically projected onto others.
A deadly viral plague.
DS9: Nor The Battle To The Strong
A fatal condition in Cardassian physiology.
Disease that broke out on planet Nahmi IV in 2366.
TNG: Hollow Pursuits
A deadly ailment that attacks the brain and nervous system of its victims.
TNG: The Schizoid Man
A rare and incurable disease which affects 1 in 5 million Ferengi.
DS9: Body Parts
A rare degenerative neurological disorder. If left untreated, can result in paralysis and even death. Usually hereditary but can be activated by a random mutation. A neurostabilization regimen can stabilize or reverse the disease.
Disease organism epidemic on Bajor during the Cardassian occupation, killing thousands of Bajorans.
A cure for the disease was developed by Doctor Crell Moset, but only after extensive experimentation on Bajoran prisoners, resulting in the painful death of many of those unwilling subjects.
VGR: Nothing Human
Medical condition in which intercellular pressures are unstable.
This condition was also called hemocythemic imbalance and could be treated with osmotic pressure therapy.
Hesperan Thumping Cough
A flu-like infection.
TNG: Angel One
Contraction for holodeck addiction. A psychological condition where an individual becomes so caught up in holographic simulations that the real world becomes unimportant.
TNG: Hollow Pursuits
Holotransference Dementia Syndrome
Medical condition in which a person becomes so disoriented within a holographic simulation that they lose their sense of identity and start to think that they are part of the program.
Biochemical condition that plagued the people of planet Scalos due to radiation permeating their water supply. Hyperacceleration of biological processes caused an individual so affected to experience one second as if it were an entire hour. Outsiders who were accelerated, quickly burned out, dying in a very short period to time due to cell damage.
TOS: Wink of an Eye
A rare neurological disease which results in a peculiar electropathic signature in the thalamus and a severly decreased histamine count.
Disorder which results in progresive degeneration of the synaptic pathways. It can be treated with peridaxon, though this is only palliative and no cure exists.
TNG: All Good Things...
Disease which causes fatal degeneration in muscle function while leaving mental functions intact. There is no known cure.
TNG: Too Short a Season
Chronic pulmonary disease found only in those who survived a specific mining accident at Gallitep.
Disease which can make its victim sneeze so violently that they could nearly regurgitate their pineal gland.
ENT: Sleeping Dogs
A mild disorder.
DS9: If Wishes Were Horses
Disease which normally lasts for 29 hours. Symptoms are similar to Earth flu.
A genetically engineered virus designed to kill only people with a
specific DNA sequence.
TNG: The Vengeance Factor
Neural metaphasic shock
A failure of the neurological system in Humanoids. Potentially fatal.
Neurochemical Imbalance26 A serious condition which arises in Vulcans during Pon Farr.
VGR: Blood Fever
Form of neurological disturbance in which cortical functions of the brain's synaptic pathways are disrupted. This could result in a state similar to a coma, but without the usual biochemical markers.
VGR: Sacred Ground
Viral sickness which swept through the Bajoran work camps during the Cardassian occupation, killing thousands of children.
VGR: State of Flux
Vulcan disease spread through mind melds. It was very similar to thymic sclerosis. It was incurable in 2152 and caused degradation of the synaptic pathways and affected the endocrine and immune systems.
Disease. The population of planet Cor Caroli V suffered an outbreak of Phyrox plague in 2366. Starfleet Command classified the incident as secret.
Virtually indestructable and highly dangerous set of diseases. Plasma plague threatened the Rachelis system in 2365.
TNG: The Child
Disease which afflicts Cardassians. Very similar to Kalla-Nohra syndrome.
A rare genetic disorder which causes Humanoid children to age extremely fast. It was eradicated by medical science around 2374.
VGR: Scientific Method
Long chain of water molecules formed under variable gravity conditions, which acts on the body like alcohol.
TOS: The Naked Time
Deadly disease similar to bubonic plague. Rigelian fever can be cured by Ryetalyn.
TOS: Requiem for Methuselah
Rigelian Kassaba Fever
TOS: By Any Other Name
A disease which affects Klingon children. It is somewhat similar to measels.
TNG: Up The Long Ladder
Rudellian brain fever
A disease apparently native to Bajor that affects the brain.
DS9: The Assignment
Disease which the Cardassian colony on Pentath III suffered from in 2372.
DS9: Rules of Engagement
A deadly disease.
DS9: Nor the Battle to the Strong
A deadly disease.
TNG: The Bonding
Rare disease which can cause an intense fever, weakness, and even death.
Symbalene Blood Burn
Virulent disease which is capable of killing an entire planetary population in short order.
TOS: The Changeling
Bacillus strain organism, a by-product of modern technology. Although treatable, the deadly bacillus was regarded as a significant health hazard.
TOS: The Way to Eden
The breakdown of mental synapses in Vulcans caused by surfacing of repressed memories.
Disease which was still incurable in the 2360s.
TNG: A Matter of Time
Virus which broke out on Bajor in 2372.
DS9: For the Cause
Viral disease which was endemic to a planet in the Teplan system, located in the Gamma Quadrant. It was introduced in 2371 by the Jem'Hadar as punishment for the planet having resisted Dominion control.
DS9: The Quickening
Terellian Death Syndrome
Disease which causes dizziness, blurred vision, palpitations, and a stinging in the lower spine. It causes cellular decay which can be reversed if caught early enough.
A dangerous disease.
TNG: All Good Things...
A harmless rhinovirus.
TNG: Unnatural Selection
A nonfatal Denobulan illness whose pathology is quite similar to Vulcan Pa'nar syndrome.
Rare disorder caused by the breakdown of neurochemical molecules during transport. First diagnosed in 2209.
TNG: Realm of Fear
A disease which affects both Romulans and Vulcans.
DS9: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges
Disease treated with a synthetic T-cell.
Rare and deadly disease, which even if cured remains dormantt in the patient's body.
TOS: The Mark of Gideon
Disease characterised by an abnormal proliferation of red blood cells. Symptoms include weakness, fatigue, enlarged spleen, and pain in the extremities.
TOS: For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky
Yarmin Fel syndrome
Disease treated by the use of Hexadrin. It affects Cardassians, and can be terminal. Sufferers experience great pain.
DS9: Ties of Blood and Water
Virus which affects the empathic abilities of Betazoids. Sufferers project their emotions onto others.