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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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...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 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,...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
...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 can...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 concussion...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...read more »
Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical
condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be
misdiagnosed as various conditions such as ...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...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...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the...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...read more »
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Lowe Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Lowe Syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lowe Syndrome
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Research about Lowe Syndrome
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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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