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Pick's disease of the brain

Pick's disease of the brain: Introduction

Pick's disease of the brain: A degenerative brain disease involving the frontal and temporal brain lobes resulting primarily in progressive dementia and loss of motor and language functions. It is characterized by the presence of proteins called Pick bodies in damaged nerve cells. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pick's disease of the brain is available below.

Symptoms of Pick's disease of the brain

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Pick's disease of the brain: Deaths

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Causes of Pick's disease of the brain

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Disease Topics Related To Pick's disease of the brain

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Pick's disease of the brain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pick's disease of the brain

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 ...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...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 diagnosis. The condition goes by the...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 »

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 symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and these were...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...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 symptoms of...read more »

Pick's disease of the brain: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Pick's disease of the brain: Rare Types

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Pick's disease of the brain: Animations

Research about Pick's disease of the brain

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Clinical Trials for Pick's disease of the brain

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Pick's disease of the brain: Broader Related Topics

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

 

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