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Seckel syndrome

Seckel syndrome: Introduction

Seckel syndrome: A rare condition characterized by fetal and postnatal growth retardation, mental retardation and characteristic facial features. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Seckel syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Seckel syndrome

Treatments for Seckel syndrome

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Seckel syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Seckel syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Seckel syndrome

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Seckel syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Seckel 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...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...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...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 ...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...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...read more »

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Seckel syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Seckel syndrome

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Prognosis for Seckel syndrome

Prognosis for Seckel syndrome: good even though moderate to severe mental retardation may be present

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Definitions of Seckel syndrome:

A syndrome of proportionate dwarfism, delayed mental development, microcephaly, and typical facial appearance marked by a birdlike protrusion of midfacial structures. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Seckel syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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