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Bianchi's syndrome

Bianchi's syndrome: Introduction

Bianchi's syndrome: Damage to a part of the brain (left parietal lobe) resulting in the loss of ability to read (alexia), comprehend language (sensory aphasia) and inability to carry out previously learned purposeful movements (apraxia). The damage may be caused by such things as stroke, trauma and cancer. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the exact location and extent of damage to the brain. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bianchi's syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Bianchi's syndrome

  • Loss of ability to comprehend language
  • Insensitivity to pain on one side of body
  • Transient partial paralysis on one side of body
  • Apraxia
  • Loss of ability to read
  • more symptoms...»

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Bianchi's syndrome?

Causes of Bianchi's syndrome

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Bianchi's syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bianchi's 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 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, 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 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 Alzheimer' 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. more »

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

Bianchi's syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Bianchi's syndrome: Rare Types

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Bianchi's syndrome: Animations

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More information about Bianchi's syndrome

  1. Bianchi's syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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