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Brain disturbance

Brain disturbance: Introduction

Brain disturbance: A brain disturbance is any abnormality in the function or structure of the brain. See detailed information below for a list of 45 causes of Brain disturbance, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Brain disturbance: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Brain disturbance:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Brain disturbance as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Brain disturbance: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Brain disturbance

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Misdiagnosis and Brain disturbance

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 "nervous breakdown" and 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 can also occur from a 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 " mild more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked 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 more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis 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 Alzheimer' 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 and these were not being correctly more »

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

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these more »

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Brain disturbance: Related Rare Diseases

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Brain disturbance: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Brain disturbance

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How Common are these Causes of Brain disturbance?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Brain disturbance. Of the 45 causes of Brain disturbance that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 38 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brain disturbance:

The following list of conditions have 'Brain disturbance' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Brain disturbance Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Brain disturbance based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Brain disturbance:

    Medical Conditions associated with Brain disturbance:

    Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Cognitive impairment (3664 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

    Symptoms related to Brain disturbance:

    Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Unconsciousness (424 causes), Arnold chiari malformation, Bilateral acoustic schwannoma, Brain abscess (66 causes), Brain contusions, Brain herniation, Hydrocephalus (227 causes), Glioma

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