Spinocerebellar ataxia 18
Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Introduction
Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: A rare genetic disorder (chromosome 7q22-31 defect) characterized by muscle atrophy and sensory loss. The severity of symptoms is variable. Gait ataxia and dysarthria (speech disorder) also occur and are symptoms common to all the spinocerebellar ataxia types.
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causes, and treatments of Spinocerebellar ataxia 18 is available below.
Symptoms of Spinocerebellar ataxia 18
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Causes of Spinocerebellar ataxia 18
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Disease Topics Related To Spinocerebellar ataxia 18
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Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Spinocerebellar ataxia 18
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...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,
it...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...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 ...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 sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...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).
See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency...read more »
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Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Spinocerebellar ataxia 18
Prognosis for Spinocerebellar ataxia 18:
progression is slow but wheelchair dependency does occur in the later stages and lifespan is unaffected
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Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Broader Related Topics
Types of Spinocerebellar ataxia 18
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