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Ballard syndrome

Ballard syndrome: Introduction

Ballard syndrome: A rare condition characterized by enlarged liver and spleen and fractures that occur in areas of weakened bone. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ballard syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Ballard syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Ballard syndrome?

Ballard syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Ballard syndrome

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Ballard syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Ballard syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning) 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 ( more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial. Possible more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

Ballard syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Ballard syndrome

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Ballard syndrome: Rare Types

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Ballard syndrome: Animations

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