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Microcephaly in children

Microcephaly in children: Introduction

Microcephaly in children: Microcephaly in children refers to a child who has a small, abnormally developed brain that results in an abnormally small head size. See detailed information below for a list of 51 causes of Microcephaly in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Microcephaly in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Microcephaly 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...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...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 »

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...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 ...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....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...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 Microcephaly in children

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How Common are these Causes of Microcephaly in children?

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

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Causes of Microcephaly in children Based on Risk Factors

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    Medical Conditions associated with Microcephaly in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skull symptoms (1970 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

    Symptoms related to Microcephaly in children:

    Foetal alcohol syndrome, Congenital rubella syndrome (1 cause), Cytomegalovirus, Chickenpox in pregnancy, Phenylketonuria, Toxic chemical exposure during pregnancy

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