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Primary lateral sclerosis, adult

Primary lateral sclerosis, adult: Introduction

Primary lateral sclerosis, adult: A rare adult-onset genetic disorder characterized by increasing weakness and stiffness of the limb muscles due to damage to nerve cells that control motor movement. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Primary lateral sclerosis, adult is available below.

Symptoms of Primary lateral sclerosis, adult

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Causes of Primary lateral sclerosis, adult

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Primary lateral sclerosis, adult: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Primary lateral sclerosis, adult

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 »

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 »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for 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 often misdiagnosed. It 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 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 of multiple sclerosis). See more »

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Primary lateral sclerosis, adult: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Primary lateral sclerosis, adult

Prognosis for Primary lateral sclerosis, adult: The disorder progresses slowly.

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