XK aprosencephaly: Introduction
XK aprosencephaly: An extremely rare condition where the forebrain is absent as well as other abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of XK aprosencephaly is available below.
Symptoms of XK aprosencephaly
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symptoms of XK aprosencephaly
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to XK aprosencephaly:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with XK aprosencephaly?
Causes of XK aprosencephaly
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Disease Topics Related To XK aprosencephaly
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XK aprosencephaly: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and XK aprosencephaly
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 »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...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 as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,
it...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...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"...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 concussion...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...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...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 migraine...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See ...read more »
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XK aprosencephaly: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: XK aprosencephaly
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XK aprosencephaly: Rare Types
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Definitions of XK aprosencephaly:
XK aprosencephaly is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that XK aprosencephaly, or a subtype of XK aprosencephaly,
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 XK aprosencephaly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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