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Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Introduction

Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Cerebral arteriosclerosis is a blockage of the arteries in the brain that occurs as a result of thickening and hardening of the artery walls. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Arteriosclerosis Information Page: NINDS) ... more about Cerebral Arteriosclerosis.

Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Hardening or blockage of arteries in the brain. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cerebral Arteriosclerosis is available below.

Symptoms of Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

Treatments for Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Related Patient Stories

Diagnostic Tests for Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Complications

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Causes of Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Disease Topics Related To Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition more »

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 was initially misdiagnosed as a more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People 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 loss or forgetulness symptom might 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 »

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 benign essential tremor, which more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure 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), for which the symptoms 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 return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and more »

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

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis more »

Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Animations

Prognosis for Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

Prognosis for Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Cerebral arteriosclerosis can lead to stroke and brain hemorrhage. Both conditions can be life threatening. Survivors of stroke and hemorrhage may have long-term neurological and motor impairments. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Arteriosclerosis Information Page: NINDS)

Research about Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Clinical Trials for Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

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Cerebral Arteriosclerosis: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

Cerebral arteriosclerosis is a blockage of the arteries in the brain that occurs as a result of thickening and hardening of the artery walls. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Arteriosclerosis Information Page: NINDS)


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