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Hunter-McAlpine syndrome

Hunter-McAlpine syndrome: Introduction

Hunter-McAlpine syndrome: A very rare dominantly inherited syndrome characterized mainly by premature fusion of skull bones, mental retardation, small mouth, short stature and finger and toe anomalies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hunter-McAlpine syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Hunter-McAlpine syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Hunter-McAlpine syndrome?

Causes of Hunter-McAlpine syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Hunter-McAlpine syndrome

Hunter-McAlpine syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hunter-McAlpine syndrome

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms....read 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...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...read 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 over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or ...read 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 measure blood...read 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,...read 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...read 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's disease or ...read 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...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »

Hunter-McAlpine syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hunter-McAlpine syndrome

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Hunter-McAlpine syndrome: Rare Types

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Hunter-McAlpine syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Hunter-McAlpine syndrome:

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

Related Hunter-McAlpine syndrome Info

More information about Hunter-McAlpine syndrome

  1. Hunter-McAlpine syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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