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Lowe Syndrome

Lowe Syndrome: Introduction

Lowe Syndrome: An X linked condition characterized by vitamin D deficiency and causing an oculocerebrorenal syndrome. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lowe Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Lowe Syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Lowe Syndrome?

Lowe Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Lowe Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Lowe Syndrome

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Lowe Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Lowe Syndrome

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...read more »

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 ...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...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...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...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...read more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be...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...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-concussion...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 multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »

Lowe Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Lowe Syndrome

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Lowe Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lowe Syndrome

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Lowe Syndrome: Animations

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Lowe Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Lowe Syndrome:

A syndrome of congenital cataracts, hydrophthalmia, delayed growth and mental development, vitamin D-resistant rickets, aminoaciduria, and reduced production of ammonia by the kidneys. Additional manifestations include areflexia, hypotonia, glaucoma, corneal keloid, and noninflammatory arthropathy. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Lowe Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Lowe Syndrome, or a subtype of Lowe 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 Lowe Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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