Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Introduction
Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder characterized primarilty by mental retardation.
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causes, and treatments of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome
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symptoms of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome
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Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome
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Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »
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 speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...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 various...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...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
symptoms...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.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as Alzheimer's...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 ...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...read more »
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Definitions of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome:
An X-linked mental retardation/multiple congenital anomaly (XLMR/MCA) syndrome characterized by psychomotor retardation, long thin face, severe hypotonia, joint contractures, and hyporeflexia.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome, or a subtype of Allan-Herndon-Dudley 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 Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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