Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: Introduction
Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by progressive ataxia, deafness and mental retardation.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome?
Causes of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome
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Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause...read 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 to speak....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...read 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...read 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"...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 those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition...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 disease or ...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...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 sufferers, but migraines can also occur in...read more »
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Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome
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Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome:
Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome, or a subtype of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh 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 Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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