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Female carrier ALD

Female carrier ALD: Introduction

A X-linked disorder that is passed on by female carriers and only manifests itself in males. ALD is an abbreviation for adrenoleukodystrophy which is a rare progressive genetic disease affecting the adrenal glands. The disease causes demyelation of the white matter of the brain. ...more »

Symptoms of Female carrier ALD

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Causes of Female carrier ALD

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Female carrier ALD: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Female carrier ALD

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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 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 more »

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

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