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Illum syndrome

Illum syndrome: Introduction

Illum syndrome: A very rare disorder characterized by a distinctive "whistling face" and contractures in multiple joints. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Illum syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Illum syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Illum syndrome?

Illum syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Illum syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Illum syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Illum syndrome

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Illum syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Illum 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. more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because 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 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 more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test 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 (MTBI), for which 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 more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on 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, more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis". This arthritic condition tends to more »

Illum syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Illum syndrome

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Illum syndrome: Rare Types

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Illum syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Illum syndrome:

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


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