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HHV-6 encephalitis

HHV-6 encephalitis: Introduction

HHV-6 encephalitis: A rare condition that usually occurs in immunocompromised people such as those undergoing transplants or HIV patients. The condition causes neurological symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of HHV-6 encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of HHV-6 encephalitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of HHV-6 encephalitis

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HHV-6 encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and HHV-6 encephalitis

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...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 mild concussion diagnosis. The condition goes by the name of ...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 the symptoms are...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...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...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...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple...read more »

HHV-6 encephalitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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HHV-6 encephalitis: Rare Types

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HHV-6 encephalitis: Animations

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Definitions of HHV-6 encephalitis:

HHV-6 encephalitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that HHV-6 encephalitis, or a subtype of HHV-6 encephalitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related HHV-6 encephalitis Info

More information about HHV-6 encephalitis

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

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