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Encephalopathy in children

Encephalopathy in children: Introduction

Encephalopathy in children: Encephalopathy in children refers an altered mental status due to any disease, disorder, or condition that changes the normal function or structure of a child's brain. See detailed information below for a list of 29 causes of Encephalopathy in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Encephalopathy in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Encephalopathy in children

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...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 "nervous breakdown" and...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...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...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...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 ...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 symptoms...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Encephalopathy in children

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How Common are these Causes of Encephalopathy in children?

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  • 2 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
  • 27 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Encephalopathy in children Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Encephalopathy in children:

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

    Symptoms related to Encephalopathy in children:

    Brain injury, Altered mental state (37 causes), Cognitive function loss, Personality changes (270 causes), Inability to concentrate (30 causes), Lethargy (399 causes), Depressed consciousness, Myoclonus (149 causes), Asterexis, Tremors (129 causes), Nystagmus (468 causes), Seizures (2418 causes)

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