Knobloch syndrome: Introduction
Knobloch syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by detachment of the retina of the eye and an occipital encephalocele (protrusion of brain tissue through gap in skull at the back of the head).
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causes, and treatments of Knobloch syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Knobloch syndrome
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Knobloch syndrome?
Knobloch syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Knobloch syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Knobloch syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Knobloch syndrome
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Knobloch syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Knobloch syndrome
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 misdiagnosed as a ...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...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...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...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 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...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as ...read more »
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Knobloch syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Knobloch syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Knobloch syndrome:
Knobloch syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Knobloch syndrome, or a subtype of Knobloch 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 Knobloch syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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