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Dystonia in children

Dystonia in children: Introduction

Dystonia in children: Dystonia in children refers to a child who has a neurological disorder that causes involuntary contractions of muscles in a repetitive, twisting manner. See detailed information below for a list of 52 causes of Dystonia in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Dystonia in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Dystonia in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch), which more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to 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 »

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Dystonia in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Dystonia in children

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How Common are these Causes of Dystonia in children?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Dystonia in children. Of the 52 causes of Dystonia in children that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 5 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 45 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dystonia in children:

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Medical Conditions associated with Dystonia in children:

Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Dystonia in children:

Various genetic defects, Cerebral palsy, Kernicterus (20 causes), Hypoxic injury, Head trauma (8 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Tumors, Congenital malformations, Fahr's disease, Hallervorden-Spatz disease

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