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Senior-Loken Syndrome

Senior-Loken Syndrome: Introduction

Senior-Loken Syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by kidney dysfunction and progressive eye disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Senior-Loken Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Senior-Loken Syndrome

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Senior-Loken Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Senior-Loken Syndrome: Deaths

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Senior-Loken Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Senior-Loken Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Senior-Loken Syndrome

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Senior-Loken Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Senior-Loken 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....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 »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less...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,...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,...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that...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....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 »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in...read more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various...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...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...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...read more »

Senior-Loken Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Senior-Loken Syndrome

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Senior-Loken Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Senior-Loken Syndrome

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Senior-Loken Syndrome: Animations

Prognosis for Senior-Loken Syndrome

Prognosis for Senior-Loken Syndrome: poor with death occurring before adulthood

Research about Senior-Loken Syndrome

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Senior-Loken Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Senior-Loken Syndrome:

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

 

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