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Myoclonus-ataxia: Introduction

Myoclonus-ataxia: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by myoclonus and loss of movement coordination. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myoclonus-ataxia is available below.

Symptoms of Myoclonus-ataxia

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Myoclonus-ataxia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Myoclonus-ataxia?

Causes of Myoclonus-ataxia

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Less Common Symptoms of Myoclonus-ataxia

Myoclonus-ataxia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Myoclonus-ataxia

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, 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 diagnosis. The 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 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 dementia ( more »

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

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not 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 more »

Myoclonus-ataxia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Myoclonus-ataxia: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Myoclonus-ataxia: Animations

Statistics for Myoclonus-ataxia

Myoclonus-ataxia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Myoclonus-ataxia:

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

Related Myoclonus-ataxia Info

More information about Myoclonus-ataxia

  1. Myoclonus-ataxia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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