Cockayne syndrome type 3
Cockayne syndrome type 3: Introduction
Cockayne syndrome type 3: A rare inherited condition characterized by short stature, light sensitivity and a prematurely aged appearance. Type 3 is a late onset form of the disorder and symptoms occur in late childhood and tend to be mild.
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causes, and treatments of Cockayne syndrome type 3 is available below.
Symptoms of Cockayne syndrome type 3
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Cockayne syndrome type 3?
Cockayne syndrome type 3: Deaths
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Causes of Cockayne syndrome type 3
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Disease Topics Related To Cockayne syndrome type 3
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Cockayne syndrome type 3: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Cockayne syndrome type 3
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...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 with fatal...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...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,...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...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often
seen by physicians...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as ...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 symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...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 »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis...read more »
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Cockayne syndrome type 3: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Cockayne syndrome type 3: Rare Types
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Definitions of Cockayne syndrome type 3:
Cockayne syndrome type 3 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Cockayne syndrome type 3, or a subtype of Cockayne syndrome type 3,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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