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Delirium in children: Delirium in children is a condition in which a child experiences sudden confusion and cognitive changes that can occur due to physical or mental diseases or disorders.. See detailed information below for a list of 46 causes of Delirium 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 ...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 diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the most common...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 the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small to accurately test...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 ...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Delirium in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Level of consciousness symptoms (1504 causes), Confusion symptoms (643 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Alzheimer's-like symptoms (32 causes), Cognitive impairment (3664 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Delirium in children:
Acute systemic viral infection, Acute systemic bacterial infection, Hypoglycemia (284 causes), Diabetic ketoacidosis (34 causes), Central nervous system infection, Meningitis (160 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Brain abscess (66 causes), Head injury (3 causes), Rocky Mountain spotted fever
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