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Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis

Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis: Introduction

Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis: A degenerative brain disease involving deterioration of the brain white matter which affects motor and mental functioning. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis is available below.

Symptoms of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis

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Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis: Complications

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Causes of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis

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Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis

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 more »

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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 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 more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is more »

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

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

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Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis: Rare Types

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Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis: Animations

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Definitions of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pelizaeus-Merzbacher brain sclerosis as a "rare disease".
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