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Seizures in newborns: Seizures in newborns refers to an infant in the first year of life who has convulsions. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Seizures in newborns, 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...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...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...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 ...read more »
Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is linked to adverse fetal outcomes. See misdiagnosis of celiac disease....read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Seizures in newborns:
Infant health symptoms (2900 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)
Symptoms related to Seizures in newborns:
Hypoxia (69 causes), Sepsis (42 causes), Meningitis (160 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Hypoglycemia (284 causes), Hypocalcemia (13 causes), Hypomagnesemia, Electrolyte imbalance (89 causes), Metabolic defects, Pyridoxine deficiency
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