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Davis-Lafer syndrome

Davis-Lafer syndrome: Introduction

Davis-Lafer syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation and unusual facial features. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Davis-Lafer syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Davis-Lafer syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Davis-Lafer syndrome?

Causes of Davis-Lafer syndrome

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Davis-Lafer syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Davis-Lafer 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 symptoms are ...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...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 causing a...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 ...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...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...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...read more »

Davis-Lafer syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Davis-Lafer syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Davis-Lafer syndrome:

Davis-Lafer syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Davis-Lafer syndrome, or a subtype of Davis-Lafer 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 Davis-Lafer syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Davis-Lafer syndrome Info

More information about Davis-Lafer syndrome

  1. Davis-Lafer syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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