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Batten Disease

Batten Disease: Introduction

Batten Disease: Batten disease is a fatal, inherited disorder of the nervous system that begins in childhood. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Batten Disease Information Page: NINDS) ... more about Batten Disease.

Batten Disease: Rare childhood genetic degenerative nerve system disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Batten Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Batten Disease

Treatments for Batten Disease

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Batten Disease?

Batten Disease: Related Patient Stories

Types of Batten Disease

Diagnostic Tests for Batten Disease

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Batten Disease: Complications

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Causes of Batten Disease

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Disease Topics Related To Batten Disease

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Batten Disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Batten Disease

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...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...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 simply be...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 also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of 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 multiple...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Batten Disease

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Batten Disease

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Batten Disease: Animations

Prognosis for Batten Disease

Prognosis for Batten Disease: Poor. Life-shortening. Degenerative. Often death in teens or 20's.

Research about Batten Disease

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Clinical Trials for Batten Disease

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Batten Disease: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Batten Disease

Batten disease is a fatal, inherited disorder of the nervous system that begins in childhood. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Batten Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Batten Disease:

Batten Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Batten Disease, or a subtype of Batten Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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