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Sandifer syndrome

Sandifer syndrome: Introduction

Sandifer syndrome: A rare disorder where torticollis (neck spasms) is associated with a hiatus hernia. All the symptoms seem to be as a result of the hiatus hernia. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sandifer syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Sandifer syndrome

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Sandifer syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Sandifer syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Sandifer syndrome

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Sandifer syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Sandifer syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. 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 more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease) more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Sandifer syndrome

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Sandifer syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Sandifer syndrome

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Sandifer syndrome: Animations

Prognosis for Sandifer syndrome

Prognosis for Sandifer syndrome: hernia treatment alleviates all symptoms

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Sandifer syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Sandifer syndrome:

Sandifer syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sandifer syndrome, or a subtype of Sandifer syndrome, 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 Sandifer syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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