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Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Introduction

Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: A rare condition where inflammation of the brainstem results in various symptoms such as ataxia and ophthalmoplegia. The onset of symptoms is usually acute. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Treatments for Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

  • Successful resolution of symptoms has occurred with treatment using intravenous immune globulin and steroids
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Complications

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Causes of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

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Less Common Symptoms of Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

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. This 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, 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 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 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 migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See more »

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

Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Rare Types

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Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Animations

Prognosis for Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

Prognosis for Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Despite the severe symptoms patients usually recover completely after a period of time. Recovery can take many months or years. Rare cases can result in death or the persistence of some symptoms.

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More information about Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis

  1. Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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