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Costello syndrome

Costello syndrome: Introduction

Costello syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by papillomas which may become malignant. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Costello syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Costello syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Costello syndrome?

Costello syndrome: Deaths

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Costello syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Costello syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Costello syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Costello syndrome

Costello syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Costello 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 illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was 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 »

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, 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 »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See 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, 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 more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often 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 ( 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 more »

Costello syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Costello syndrome

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Costello syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Costello syndrome

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Costello syndrome: Animations

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Costello syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Costello syndrome:

Retarded growth and mental development, coarse facies, nasal papillomata, cutis laxa of the hands and feet, and other abnormalities. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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