Borjeson Syndrome: Introduction
Borjeson Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by severe mental deficiency, large ears, hypogonadism and other abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Borjeson Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Borjeson Syndrome
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symptoms of Borjeson Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Borjeson Syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Borjeson Syndrome?
Causes of Borjeson Syndrome
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Borjeson Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Borjeson 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 the most common...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...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 »
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"...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 ...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....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 sufferers, but migraines can...read more »
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Borjeson Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Child Health Specialists (Pediatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Borjeson Syndrome
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Borjeson Syndrome: Rare Types
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Types of Borjeson Syndrome
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Definitions of Borjeson Syndrome:
Borjeson Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Borjeson Syndrome, or a subtype of Borjeson 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 Borjeson Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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