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Pleuropulmonary blastoma

Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Introduction

Pleuropulmonary blastoma: A type of tumor that originates from precursor cells or blasts (immature or embryonic tissue) in the lungs or covering of the lungs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pleuropulmonary blastoma is available below.

Symptoms of Pleuropulmonary blastoma

Treatments for Pleuropulmonary blastoma

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pleuropulmonary blastoma?

Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Complications

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Causes of Pleuropulmonary blastoma

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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pleuropulmonary blastoma

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 anal itch ( 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 inability 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 more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See 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 injury (MTBI), for which 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 misdiagnosed 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 children. See more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic more »

Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pleuropulmonary blastoma

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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pleuropulmonary blastoma

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Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Animations

Prognosis for Pleuropulmonary blastoma

Prognosis for Pleuropulmonary blastoma: Early detection improves prognosis.

Research about Pleuropulmonary blastoma

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Definitions of Pleuropulmonary blastoma:

Pleuropulmonary blastoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pleuropulmonary blastoma, or a subtype of Pleuropulmonary blastoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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


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