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Machado-Joseph Disease

Machado-Joseph Disease: Introduction

Machado-Joseph Disease: Machado-Joseph disease (MJD)-also called spinocerebellar ataxia type 3-is a rare hereditary ataxia. (Ataxia is a general term meaning lack of ... more about Machado-Joseph Disease.

Machado-Joseph Disease: Rare genetic muscle disease causing muscle weakness. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Machado-Joseph Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Machado-Joseph Disease

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Machado-Joseph Disease: Deaths

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Machado-Joseph Disease: Complications

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Causes of Machado-Joseph Disease

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Machado-Joseph Disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Machado-Joseph Disease

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because...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...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 ...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 »

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 be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or ...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...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 also occur in...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple...read more »

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Prognosis for Machado-Joseph Disease

Prognosis for Machado-Joseph Disease: Variable. Depends on severity. Life-shortening for some.

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Article Excerpts about Machado-Joseph Disease

Machado-Joseph disease (MJD)-also called spinocerebellar ataxia type 3-is a rare hereditary ataxia. (Ataxia is a general term meaning lack of muscle control.) (Source: excerpt from NINDS Machado-Joseph Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Machado-Joseph Disease:

Machado-Joseph Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Machado-Joseph Disease, or a subtype of Machado-Joseph Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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