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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symptoms of Senior-Loken Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Senior-Loken Syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Senior-Loken Syndrome?
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
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
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 to speak.
This was...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...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...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 »
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 there are various...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...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...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 which the...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...read more »
Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical
condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be
misdiagnosed as...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.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post...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....read more »
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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
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Prognosis for Senior-Loken Syndrome
Prognosis for Senior-Loken Syndrome:
poor with death occurring before adulthood
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Research about Senior-Loken Syndrome
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Statistics for Senior-Loken Syndrome
Senior-Loken Syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Senior-Loken Syndrome
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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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