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Pseudo-torch syndrome

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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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

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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 »

Pseudo-torch syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Pseudo-torch syndrome: Rare Types

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Pseudo-torch syndrome: Animations

Prognosis for Pseudo-torch syndrome

Prognosis for Pseudo-torch syndrome: death usually occurs during the first year of life

Statistics for Pseudo-torch syndrome

Pseudo-torch syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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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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