Joubert Syndrome 8
Joubert Syndrome 8: Introduction
Joubert Syndrome 8: Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurological type. There are ten subtypes of the disorder, each with a different origin for the genetic anomaly. Type 8 is linked to a defect on chromosome 3q11.2.
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causes, and treatments of Joubert Syndrome 8 is available below.
Symptoms of Joubert Syndrome 8
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Joubert Syndrome 8: Complications
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- Sudden death due to irregular breathing pattern
- Coma due to irregular breathing pattern
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Causes of Joubert Syndrome 8
- The genetic anomaly is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
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Less Common Symptoms of Joubert Syndrome 8
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Joubert Syndrome 8: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Joubert Syndrome 8
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...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...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 ...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...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...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 sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See ...read more »
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Joubert Syndrome 8: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Joubert Syndrome 8: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Joubert Syndrome 8
Prognosis for Joubert Syndrome 8:
The prognosis depends mainly on how much of the cerebellar vermis portion of the brain is missing - symptoms can vary from mild to severe. Irregular breathing patterns tend to improve after about a year though apnea usually persists.
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Joubert Syndrome 8: Broader Related Topics
Types of Joubert Syndrome 8
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