Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Introduction
Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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symptoms of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed....read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can...read more »
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called " psoriatic...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms of Vitamin B12...read more »
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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Animations
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Prognosis for Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
Prognosis for Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome:
death common early childhood or persistent vegetative state in less severe cases
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Research about Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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Statistics for Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
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Definitions of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome:
Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome, or a subtype of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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