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Brain damage in children

Brain damage in children: Introduction

Brain damage in children: Brain damage in children is a condition in which a child has abnormal brain function. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Brain damage in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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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 (or vaginal itch),...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 misdiagnosed as a ...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 a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it can also occur from a...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...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. The "cuff" around...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 concussion diagnosis. The condition goes by the...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 symptoms are typically mild. The...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...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...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. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction to...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Brain damage in children

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  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Inborn chemical disorders
  • Increased pressure inside skull (e.g. hydrocephalus)
  • Infection (e.g. viral encephalitis, meningitis)
  • Lack of blood supply (cardiac arrest)
  • Lack of glucose
  • Lack of oxygen
  • Lead poisoning
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Brain damage in children?

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

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Medical Conditions associated with Brain damage in children:

Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

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Trauma, Viral encephalitis, Meningitis (160 causes), Lack of oxygen, Lack of glucose, Poisoning, Lead poisoning, Carbon monoxide poisoning, Cardiac arrest (93 causes)

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