Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Pseudoprogeria syndrome

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Introduction

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by absent eyelashes and eyebrows as well a mental retardation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pseudoprogeria syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Pseudoprogeria syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Pseudoprogeria syndrome:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Pseudoprogeria syndrome?

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Complications

Read more about complications of Pseudoprogeria syndrome.

Causes of Pseudoprogeria syndrome

Read more about causes of Pseudoprogeria syndrome.

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Pseudoprogeria syndrome

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 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 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 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 over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with 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 measure 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 brain injury (MTBI), more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses 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 more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked 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 and 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 »

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Pseudoprogeria syndrome

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Pseudoprogeria syndrome:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Pseudoprogeria syndrome, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Animations

Statistics for Pseudoprogeria syndrome

Pseudoprogeria syndrome: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Pseudoprogeria syndrome, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Definitions of Pseudoprogeria syndrome:

A Hallermann-Streiff-like syndrome marked by presenile facies suggesting progeria, absent eyebrows and eyelashes, beaked nose, eye abnormalities, spinal defects, osteoporosis, and other disorders. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Pseudoprogeria syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pseudoprogeria syndrome, or a subtype of Pseudoprogeria syndrome, 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 Pseudoprogeria syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise