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Guam disease

Guam disease: Introduction

Guam disease: A nerve degeneration disorder that occurs particularly in Guam and involves progressive dementia and parkinsonism which ultimately leads to death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Guam disease is available below.

Symptoms of Guam disease

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Guam disease?

Guam disease: Related Patient Stories

Guam disease: Complications

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Causes of Guam disease

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Guam disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Guam disease

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ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults more »

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Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders) more »

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Guam disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Guam disease

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Guam disease: Rare Types

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Guam disease: Animations

Prognosis for Guam disease

Prognosis for Guam disease: The condition is progressive and is always fatal.

Research about Guam disease

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Statistics for Guam disease

Guam disease: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Guam disease:

Guam disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Guam disease, or a subtype of Guam disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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