Medial Medullary Syndrome
Medial Medullary Syndrome: Introduction
Medial Medullary Syndrome: A rare condition caused by a blood clot or other trauma in the brainstem. The resulting symptoms affect the side of the body opposite to the site of the lesion.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Medial Medullary Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Medial Medullary Syndrome
- Weak tongue
- Limb weakness on one side of the body
- Loss of discriminative sensation
- Thick speech
- Exaggerated tendon reflexes on one side of body
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Medial Medullary Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Medial Medullary Syndrome?
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Causes of Medial Medullary Syndrome
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Medial Medullary Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Medial Medullary Syndrome
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 ...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there...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 course, occur due to various medical...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential...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, or even those causing a mild concussion...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 injury (MTBI), for which the
symptoms...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early...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...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...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical...read 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 B12...read more »
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Medial Medullary Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Medial Medullary Syndrome
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Definitions of Medial Medullary Syndrome:
Medial Medullary Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Medial Medullary Syndrome, or a subtype of Medial Medullary Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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