Lhermitte-Duclos disease: Introduction
Lhermitte-Duclos disease: A rare disorder characterized by a slow growing brain tumor located in the cerebellum.
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causes, and treatments of Lhermitte-Duclos disease is available below.
Symptoms of Lhermitte-Duclos disease
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Lhermitte-Duclos disease: Complications
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Causes of Lhermitte-Duclos disease
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Misdiagnosis and Lhermitte-Duclos disease
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Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
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of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
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Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
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Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
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Definitions of Lhermitte-Duclos disease:
A hereditary disease characterized by multiple ectodermal, mesodermal, and endodermal nevoid and neoplastic anomalies. Papules of the face and oral mucosa are the most characteristic lesion. Other changes occur in the skin, in the thyroid, the breast, the gastrointestinal system, and the nervous system.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Lhermitte-Duclos disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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