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Spongiform encephalopathy

Spongiform encephalopathy: Introduction

Spongiform encephalopathy: A rare inherited prion disease which has a range of manifestations resulting primarily from degeneration of the nervous system. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Spongiform encephalopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Spongiform encephalopathy

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Spongiform encephalopathy: Deaths

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Spongiform encephalopathy: Complications

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Causes of Spongiform encephalopathy

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Disease Topics Related To Spongiform encephalopathy

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Spongiform encephalopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Spongiform encephalopathy

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 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' 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, 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 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 as 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not 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 more »

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Spongiform encephalopathy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Spongiform encephalopathy

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Definitions of Spongiform encephalopathy:

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


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