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Susac syndrome

Susac syndrome: Introduction

Susac syndrome: A very rare characterized by poor blood supply resulting in damage to chochlear, retinal and brain tissue. It is results form inflammation of small blood vessels. Recurring attacks occur over a couple a couple of years and are months apart. The condition resolves itself eventually and the severity of persisting symptoms is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Susac syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Susac syndrome

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Susac syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Susac syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Susac syndrome

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Susac syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Susac syndrome

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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 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 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 more »

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Susac syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Susac syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Susac syndrome

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Susac syndrome: Animations

Research about Susac syndrome

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Statistics for Susac syndrome

Susac syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Susac syndrome:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Susac syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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