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XK aprosencephaly

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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Causes of XK aprosencephaly

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XK aprosencephaly: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and XK aprosencephaly

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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...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...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...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....read more »

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XK aprosencephaly: Rare Types

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XK aprosencephaly: Animations

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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

Related XK aprosencephaly Info

More information about XK aprosencephaly

  1. XK aprosencephaly: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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