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Spastic diplegia, infantile type

Spastic diplegia, infantile type: Introduction

Spastic diplegia, infantile type: A rare genetic disorder characterized by the early onset of lower leg spasticity and weakness and mental retardation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Spastic diplegia, infantile type is available below.

Symptoms of Spastic diplegia, infantile type

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Causes of Spastic diplegia, infantile type

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Spastic diplegia, infantile type: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Spastic diplegia, infantile type

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 are anal itch 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, more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such 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. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure 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 misdiagnosis of more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of more »

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Spastic diplegia, infantile type: Rare Types

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Definitions of Spastic diplegia, infantile type:

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


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