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Focal neurological defects

Focal neurological defects: Introduction

Focal neurological defects: A focal neurological deficit is a problem in nerve function that affects a specific location or a specific function. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Focal neurological defects, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Focal neurological defects:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Focal neurological defects. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Focal neurological defects: Symptom Checker

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Focal neurological defects: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Focal neurological defects

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Focal neurological defects: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Focal neurological defects

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...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...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 mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the symptoms are typically mild....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 ...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 occur in post-concussion...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...read more »

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Focal neurological defects: Related Rare Diseases

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Focal neurological defects: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Focal neurological defects

The list below shows some of the causes of Focal neurological defects mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Focal neurological defects?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Focal neurological defects. Of the 18 causes of Focal neurological defects that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Focal neurological defects:

The following list of conditions have 'Focal neurological defects' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Focal neurological defects Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Focal neurological defects based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Focal neurological defects:

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

    Symptoms related to Focal neurological defects:

    Stroke (192 causes), Brain tumor (27 causes), Cerebral palsy, Carotid artery stenosis (5 causes), Vertebrobasilar insufficiency, Migraine (37 causes), Epilepsy (132 causes), Lateral medullary syndrome, Subarachnoid hemorrhage (20 causes), Subdural hematoma (5 causes)

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