Tucker syndrome: Introduction
Tucker syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by vocal cord paralysis and droopy eyelids.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Tucker syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Tucker syndrome
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symptoms of Tucker syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Tucker syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Tucker syndrome?
Tucker syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Causes of Tucker syndrome
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Tucker syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
- Vision & Eye: serious diseases often undiagnosed:
- Child Health Disorders -- serious medical disorders that may be undiagnosed:
- more undiagnosed conditions...»
Misdiagnosis and Tucker syndrome
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...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...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...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 »
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Tucker syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Definitions of Tucker syndrome:
Tucker syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Tucker syndrome, or a subtype of Tucker syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Tucker syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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