Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Introduction
Pleuropulmonary blastoma: A type of tumor that originates from precursor cells or blasts (immature or embryonic tissue) in the lungs or covering of the lungs.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Pleuropulmonary blastoma is available below.
Symptoms of Pleuropulmonary blastoma
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symptoms of Pleuropulmonary blastoma
Treatments for Pleuropulmonary blastoma
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Complications
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Causes of Pleuropulmonary blastoma
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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Pleuropulmonary blastoma
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 are anal...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...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...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 »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....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...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...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 dementia (such 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....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 misdiagnosis of migraine...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early.
Some of the chronic lung diseases...read more »
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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pleuropulmonary blastoma
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Prognosis for Pleuropulmonary blastoma
Prognosis for Pleuropulmonary blastoma:
Early detection improves prognosis.
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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Pleuropulmonary blastoma
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Definitions of Pleuropulmonary blastoma:
Pleuropulmonary blastoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Pleuropulmonary blastoma, or a subtype of Pleuropulmonary blastoma,
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 Pleuropulmonary blastoma as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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