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Pervasive developmental disorders

Pervasive developmental disorders: Introduction

Pervasive developmental disorders: The diagnostic category pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) refers to a group of disorders characterized by delays in the development of ... more about Pervasive developmental disorders.

Pervasive developmental disorders: Group of developmental disorders often recognized before 3 years of age. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pervasive developmental disorders is available below.

Symptoms of Pervasive developmental disorders

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Causes of Pervasive developmental disorders

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Pervasive developmental disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pervasive developmental disorders

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 absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are more »

Parental fears about toddler behavior often unfounded: There are many behaviors in infants and toddlers that may give rise to a fear that the child has some 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 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 stroke or 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 be more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See 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 more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms more »

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Pervasive developmental disorders: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Pervasive developmental disorders

Prognosis for Pervasive developmental disorders: Life expectancy is normal. Social effects may endure.

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Article Excerpts about Pervasive developmental disorders

The diagnostic category pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) refers to a group of disorders characterized by delays in the development of multiple basic functions including socialization and communication. Parents may note symptoms as early as infancy and typically onset is prior to 3 years of age. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Pervasive Developmental Disorders Information Page: NINDS)

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Defects in the septum between the atria of the heart, due to failure of fusion between either the septum secundum or the septum primum and the endocardial cushions. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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