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ARCA

ARCA: Introduction

ARCA: A group of recessively inherited neurological disorders characterized mainly by cerebellar ataxia and usually with other additional abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ARCA is available below.

Symptoms of ARCA

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to ARCA:

Wrongly Diagnosed with ARCA?

Causes of ARCA

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ARCA: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and ARCA

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...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 »

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...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...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often...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...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 »

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...read more »

ARCA: Research Doctors & Specialists

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ARCA: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

ARCA: Animations

Statistics for ARCA

ARCA: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of ARCA:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list ARCA as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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