Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Introduction

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by patchy hair loss which has no associated inflammation and scarring of the scalp. Megalencephaly (large, heavy brain) is also present. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly is available below.

Symptoms of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly?

Causes of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Read more about causes of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly.

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it 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 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 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 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 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 more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. 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 »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked 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 more »

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

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

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Animations

Statistics for Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Definitions of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly:

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

Related Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly Info

More information about Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

  1. Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise