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Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy

Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy: Introduction

Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, large head, short fingers, nearsightedness and brain abnormalities (Dandy-Walker type). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy is available below.

Symptoms of Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy

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Causes of Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy

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Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy

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...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 ...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with...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...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...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed...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),...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe...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 Parkinson's disease or dementia (such 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...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 ...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these...read more »

Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy: Rare Types

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Definitions of Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy:

Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy, or a subtype of Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy, 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 Dandy-Walker malformation with mental retardation, macrocephaly, myopia, and brachytelephalangy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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