Rasmussen encephalitis: Introduction
Rasmussen encephalitis: A very rare disorder of the central nervous system which usually involves only one side of the brain and involves seizures, mental deterioration and progressive weakness on one side of the body.
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causes, and treatments of Rasmussen encephalitis is available below.
Symptoms of Rasmussen encephalitis
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Treatments for Rasmussen encephalitis
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Rasmussen encephalitis: Deaths
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Rasmussen encephalitis: Complications
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Causes of Rasmussen encephalitis
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Rasmussen encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Rasmussen encephalitis
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 »
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
such as a common cold....read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off after about 15...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 ...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 particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for...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...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...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 ...read more »
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Rasmussen encephalitis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rasmussen encephalitis
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Definitions of Rasmussen encephalitis:
Rasmussen encephalitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Rasmussen encephalitis, or a subtype of Rasmussen encephalitis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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