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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome

Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Introduction

Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: A rare inherited progressive disease that affects the brain and immune system. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome

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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome

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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome

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. more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory 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 more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as 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 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 more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can 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 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis". This arthritic condition tends to more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see more »

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Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome

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Prognosis for Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome

Prognosis for Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome: death common early childhood or persistent vegetative state in less severe cases

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Definitions of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome:

Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome, or a subtype of Aicardi-Goutieres 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 Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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