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Rud Syndrome

Rud Syndrome: Introduction

Rud Syndrome: A condition characterized by ichthyosis, epilepsy, short stature, hypogonadism and severe mental retardation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rud Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Rud Syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Rud Syndrome?

Rud Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Rud Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Rud Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Rud Syndrome

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Rud Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Rud 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 symptoms. Although the 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. This was initially misdiagnosed as a 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, 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, 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 blood pressure 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 goes by 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 more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often seen 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 more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed 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 »

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Rud Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rud Syndrome

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Rud Syndrome: Animations

Prognosis for Rud Syndrome

Prognosis for Rud Syndrome: poor

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Rud Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Rud Syndrome:

Ichthyosis (usually present from infancy), mental retardation, epileptic seizures, hypogonadism with eunuchoid appearance, and occasional short stature. The male/female ratio is 2:1. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Rud Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Rud Syndrome, or a subtype of Rud Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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