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Dermatoleukodystrophy

Dermatoleukodystrophy: Introduction

Dermatoleukodystrophy: A very rare progressive brain disease associated with thick wrinkled skin. Only two reported cases with both dying within three years of birth. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dermatoleukodystrophy is available below.

Symptoms of Dermatoleukodystrophy

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Dermatoleukodystrophy?

Causes of Dermatoleukodystrophy

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Dermatoleukodystrophy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dermatoleukodystrophy

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, it can...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...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 which...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...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...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were...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 (see symptoms of...read more »

Dermatoleukodystrophy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Dermatoleukodystrophy: Rare Types

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Dermatoleukodystrophy: Animations

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Definitions of Dermatoleukodystrophy:

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

Related Dermatoleukodystrophy Info

More information about Dermatoleukodystrophy

  1. Dermatoleukodystrophy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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