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Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): Introduction

Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): A very rare disorder characterized by cataracts (during childhood), mental retardation, muscle weakness and brain degeneration. The disorder is very similar to another syndrome called Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS) is available below.

Symptoms of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

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Causes of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

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Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

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 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 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, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a 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 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 concussion 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 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 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 migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See 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 more »

Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): Research Doctors & Specialists

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Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): Rare Types

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Definitions of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS):

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


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