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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symptoms of Guam disease
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Guam disease:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
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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causes of Guam disease
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Guam disease: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Guam disease
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read 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,
such as...read more »
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 can...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many...read more »
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 ...read 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 ...read 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)....read 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 Vitamin B12...read 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
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Prognosis for Guam disease
Prognosis for Guam disease:
The condition is progressive and is always fatal.
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Research about Guam disease
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Statistics for Guam disease
Guam disease: Broader Related Topics
Types of Guam disease
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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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