Leprechaunism: A very rare genetic disorder characterized by insulin resistance which leads to growth delay and endocrine system abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Leprechaunism is available below.
Symptoms of Leprechaunism
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symptoms of Leprechaunism
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Leprechaunism:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Leprechaunism?
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Causes of Leprechaunism
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Disease Topics Related To Leprechaunism
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Leprechaunism: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Leprechaunism
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 anal itch (or ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...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 pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...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 »
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Leprechaunism: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Leprechaunism
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Research about Leprechaunism
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Clinical Trials for Leprechaunism
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Leprechaunism include:
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Statistics for Leprechaunism
Leprechaunism: Broader Related Topics
Types of Leprechaunism
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Definitions of Leprechaunism:
Leprechaunism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Leprechaunism, or a subtype of Leprechaunism,
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 Leprechaunism as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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