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Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Introduction

Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: A rare condition where inflammation of the brainstem results in various symptoms such as ataxia and ophthalmoplegia. The onset of symptoms is usually acute. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Treatments for Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

  • Successful resolution of symptoms has occurred with treatment using intravenous immune globulin and steroids
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Complications

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Causes of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

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Less Common Symptoms of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

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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 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...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...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 »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple...read more »

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Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Prognosis for Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Despite the severe symptoms patients usually recover completely after a period of time. Recovery can take many months or years. Rare cases can result in death or the persistence of some symptoms.

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  1. Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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