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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Wrongly Diagnosed with 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...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...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 »
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...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 even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition goes...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...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 ...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...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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