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Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation

Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation: Introduction

Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by repeated loss of hair, retarded growth and degeneration of the macula of the eye. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation is available below.

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Causes of Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation

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Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation

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 »

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 might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less...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 medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease...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 diagnosed...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 tremor...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...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....read more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include ...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...read more »

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Definitions of Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation as a "rare disease".
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More information about Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation

  1. Alopecia -- macular degeneration -- growth retardation: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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