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Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Introduction

Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder characterized primarilty by mental retardation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

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Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

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Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Allan-Herndon-Dudley 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 symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental 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 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 more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test 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 diagnosis. The condition goes by 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), 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 misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as 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 symptoms can occur in 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 misdiagnosis more »

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Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

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Definitions of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome:

An X-linked mental retardation/multiple congenital anomaly (XLMR/MCA) syndrome characterized by psychomotor retardation, long thin face, severe hypotonia, joint contractures, and hyporeflexia. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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