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Naegleria: Introduction

Naegleria: Naegleria is an ameba commonly found in the environment. Only one species of Naegleria has been found to infect humans, ... more about Naegleria.

Naegleria: Rare bacterial infection from contaminated water. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Naegleria is available below.

Symptoms of Naegleria

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Naegleria?

Naegleria: Complications

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Causes of Naegleria

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Disease Topics Related To Naegleria

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Naegleria: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Naegleria

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 more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the " 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. 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 be misdiagnosed as 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 post-concussion syndrome and more »

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

Naegleria: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Naegleria: Rare Types

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Naegleria: Animations

Prognosis for Naegleria

Prognosis for Naegleria: most cases are fatal if not diagnosed and treated immediately. (Source: excerpt from Naegleria Infection: DPD)

Naegleria: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Naegleria

Naegleria is an ameba commonly found in the environment. Only one species of Naegleria has been found to infect humans, Naegleria fowleri. (Source: excerpt from Naegleria Infection: DPD)

Definitions of Naegleria:

Free living soil amoeba pathogenic to humans and animals; occurs also in water and sewage; most commonly found species in man is Naegleri fowleri which is the pathogen for primary amebic meningoencephalitis in primates. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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