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Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome

Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome: Introduction

Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome: A progressive brain disease that occurs in some patients who undergo chronic hemodialysis. Aluminium intoxication is believed to play a role in the disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome

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Causes of Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome

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Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dialysis encephalopathy 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 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, occur due to more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear 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 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' 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 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 of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of more »

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Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome

Prognosis for Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome: Symptoms tend to be mild and intermittent to start with but as the disease progresses, the symptoms recur more frequently until they become permanent. Death can occur in as little as 6 months but some patients survive for years. In rare cases, patients simply suffer transient symptoms.

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More information about Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome

  1. Dialysis encephalopathy syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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