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Bilateral brainstem dysfunction

Bilateral brainstem dysfunction: Introduction

Bilateral brainstem dysfunction: Diseases of the brain stem can result to abnormalities in the function of cranial nerves which may lead to visual disturbances, pupil abnormalities, changes in sensation, muscle weakness, hearing problems, vertigo, swallowing and speech difficulty, voice change, and co-ordination problems. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Bilateral brainstem dysfunction: Symptom Checker

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Bilateral brainstem dysfunction: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bilateral brainstem dysfunction

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Misdiagnosis and Bilateral brainstem dysfunction

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 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 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 concussion diagnosis. The condition goes by the name of " 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 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 Alzheimer's disease) 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 and these 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 migraine or more »

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Bilateral brainstem dysfunction: Related Rare Diseases

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Bilateral brainstem dysfunction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction

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How Common are these Causes of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction. Of the 9 causes of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bilateral brainstem dysfunction:

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Causes of Bilateral brainstem dysfunction Based on Risk Factors

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    Medical Conditions associated with Bilateral brainstem dysfunction:

    Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bilateral brainstem dysfunction:

    Meningitis (160 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Injury, Hematoma (332 causes), Dysdiadochokinesia

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