Cataract and cardiomyopathy
Cataract and cardiomyopathy: Introduction
Cataract and cardiomyopathy: A rare syndrome characterized by the association of congenital cataracts, heart muscle disease, lactic acidosis and skeletal muscle disease. The disorder involves the abnormal storage of lipids and glycogen in the skeletal and heart muscles. The cataracts progress rapidly and require surgery. The severity of the disorder ranges from stillbirth to survival into the fourth decade.
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causes, and treatments of Cataract and cardiomyopathy is available below.
Symptoms of Cataract and cardiomyopathy
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symptoms of Cataract and cardiomyopathy
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Cataract and cardiomyopathy: Complications
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Causes of Cataract and cardiomyopathy
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Less Common Symptoms of Cataract and cardiomyopathy
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Cataract and cardiomyopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Cataract and cardiomyopathy
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be considered for any...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there are various less dangerous...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,...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...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...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...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.
The disease Fragile X...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely...read more »
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Cataract and cardiomyopathy: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Muscle and Orthopedic Specialists:
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- Eye Health Specialists (Ophthalmology):
- Senior Health Specialists (Geriatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Cataract and cardiomyopathy
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Cataract and cardiomyopathy: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Cataract and cardiomyopathy
Prognosis for Cataract and cardiomyopathy:
death may occur in around the time of birth or during early adulthood due to the heart disease - the oldest survivor recorded was 37 years old
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Cataract and cardiomyopathy: Broader Related Topics
Types of Cataract and cardiomyopathy
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Definitions of Cataract and cardiomyopathy:
Cataract and cardiomyopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Cataract and cardiomyopathy, or a subtype of Cataract and cardiomyopathy,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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