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Lhermitte-Duclos disease

Lhermitte-Duclos disease: Introduction

Lhermitte-Duclos disease: A rare disorder characterized by a slow growing brain tumor located in the cerebellum. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lhermitte-Duclos disease is available below.

Symptoms of Lhermitte-Duclos disease

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Lhermitte-Duclos disease: Complications

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Causes of Lhermitte-Duclos disease

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Lhermitte-Duclos disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Lhermitte-Duclos disease

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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 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 more »

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

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Lhermitte-Duclos disease: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lhermitte-Duclos disease

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Definitions of Lhermitte-Duclos disease:

A hereditary disease characterized by multiple ectodermal, mesodermal, and endodermal nevoid and neoplastic anomalies. Papules of the face and oral mucosa are the most characteristic lesion. Other changes occur in the skin, in the thyroid, the breast, the gastrointestinal system, and the nervous system. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

Related Lhermitte-Duclos disease Info

More information about Lhermitte-Duclos disease

  1. Lhermitte-Duclos disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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