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Exencephaly: Introduction

Exencephaly: A rare, fatal birth defect where parts of the skull bones are missing causing the brain to protrude. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Exencephaly is available below.

Symptoms of Exencephaly

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Exencephaly?

Causes of Exencephaly

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Disease Topics Related To Exencephaly

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Exencephaly: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Exencephaly

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. 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 even those causing a mild 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 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 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 misdiagnosis of more »

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

Exencephaly: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Exencephaly: Rare Types

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Exencephaly: Animations

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Exencephaly: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Exencephaly:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Exencephaly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Exencephaly Info

More information about Exencephaly

  1. Exencephaly: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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