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HHV-6 encephalitis

HHV-6 encephalitis: Introduction

HHV-6 encephalitis: A rare condition that usually occurs in immunocompromised people such as those undergoing transplants or HIV patients. The condition causes neurological symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of HHV-6 encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of HHV-6 encephalitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with HHV-6 encephalitis?

Causes of HHV-6 encephalitis

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HHV-6 encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and HHV-6 encephalitis

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 as a 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, 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 ( more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is 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 symptoms can occur in more »

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

HHV-6 encephalitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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HHV-6 encephalitis: Rare Types

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HHV-6 encephalitis: Animations

Statistics for HHV-6 encephalitis

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Definitions of HHV-6 encephalitis:

HHV-6 encephalitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that HHV-6 encephalitis, or a subtype of HHV-6 encephalitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related HHV-6 encephalitis Info

More information about HHV-6 encephalitis

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

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