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Sunken fontanel in children

Sunken fontanel in children: Introduction

Sunken fontanel in children: Sunken fontanel in children is a soft spot on the top of an infant's head that is more recessed than normal. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Sunken fontanel in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Sunken fontanel in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Sunken fontanel 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...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...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...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...read more »

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Sunken fontanel in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Sunken fontanel in children

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How Common are these Causes of Sunken fontanel in children?

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  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Sunken fontanel in children Based on Risk Factors

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    Medical Conditions associated with Sunken fontanel in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skull symptoms (1970 causes), Infant health symptoms (2900 causes)

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    Dehydration (284 causes), Malnutrition (111 causes), Normal variant, Reduced intracranial pressure

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