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Spastic disorders

Spastic disorders: Introduction

Disorders characterized by spasms or tightening of the muscles causing stiffness and tightness of the muscles. Spasticity can affect movement, walking and speech and can vary from mild stiffness to severe, painful muscle spasms. Spastic disorders are associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spastic paralysis, brain injury and multiple sclerosis. ...more »

Symptoms of Spastic disorders

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Spastic disorders?

Spastic disorders: Related Patient Stories

Types of Spastic disorders

Causes of Spastic disorders

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Disease Topics Related To Spastic disorders

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Spastic disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Spastic disorders

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 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 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 the name of 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 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 dementia (such 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 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 misdiagnosis 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 more »

Spastic disorders: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Spastic disorders: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Spastic disorders

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Spastic disorders: Broader Related Topics

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