Pseudo-torch syndrome: Introduction
Pseudo-torch syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by a small head, eye disease and brain abnormalities. The symptoms are often very similar to another disorder caused by certain infections during pregnancy.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Pseudo-torch syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Pseudo-torch syndrome
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symptoms of Pseudo-torch syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pseudo-torch syndrome?
Pseudo-torch syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Pseudo-torch syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Pseudo-torch syndrome
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Pseudo-torch syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Pseudo-torch syndrome
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...read 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 Alzheimer's disease...read 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...read 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 the
symptoms are...read 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...read 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...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine...read 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...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Pseudo-torch syndrome
Pseudo-torch syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Stroke & Vascular Specialists:
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Pseudo-torch syndrome: Rare Types
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Pseudo-torch syndrome: Animations
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Prognosis for Pseudo-torch syndrome
Prognosis for Pseudo-torch syndrome:
death usually occurs during the first year of life
More about prognosis of Pseudo-torch syndrome
Statistics for Pseudo-torch syndrome
Pseudo-torch syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Pseudo-torch syndrome
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Definitions of Pseudo-torch syndrome:
A syndrome of microcephaly, chorioretinopathy, and mental retardation suggesting toxoplasmosis. A similar association exists in the chorioretinal dysplasia-microcephaly-mental retardation syndrome which is transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Pseudo-torch syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Pseudo-torch syndrome, or a subtype of Pseudo-torch syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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