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Brain stem compression

Brain stem compression: Introduction

Brain stem compression: pressure on the brain stem. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Brain stem compression, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Brain stem compression: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Brain stem compression

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Misdiagnosis and Brain stem compression

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....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...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 ...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 Alzheimer's disease). The condition is...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...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 stem compression

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How Common are these Causes of Brain stem compression?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Brain stem compression. Of the 19 causes of Brain stem compression that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brain stem compression:

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Medical Conditions associated with Brain stem compression:

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

Symptoms related to Brain stem compression:

Arnold chiari malformation, Bilateral acoustic schwannoma, Brain abscess (66 causes), Brain contusions, Brain herniation, Hydrocephalus (227 causes), Glioma

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