Perisylvian syndrome: Introduction
Perisylvian syndrome: A very rare nerve disorder characterized by weakness or paralysis of face, jaw tongue and throat muscles. Other symptoms include seizures, delayed development and mental retardation.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Perisylvian syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Perisylvian syndrome
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symptoms of Perisylvian syndrome
Treatments for Perisylvian syndrome
- Treatment plans will vary depending on the severity of the condition and how it manifests in each particular patient
- Health areas that will probably need to be evaluated and assessed include:
- Special education requirements
- more treatments...»
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treatments for Perisylvian syndrome
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Causes of Perisylvian syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Perisylvian syndrome
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Perisylvian syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Perisylvian 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 symptoms...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 initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous...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 »
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...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 simply be...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...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go...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 ...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 typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See ...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 sclerosis).
See...read more »
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Perisylvian syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Perisylvian syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Perisylvian syndrome
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Definitions of Perisylvian syndrome:
Perisylvian syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Perisylvian syndrome, or a subtype of Perisylvian syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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