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Encephalopathy: Introduction

Encephalopathy: Any degenerative condition which affects ones brain. See detailed information below for a list of 185 causes of Encephalopathy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Encephalopathy

Home medical tests possibly related to Encephalopathy:

Causes of Types of Encephalopathy:

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Encephalopathy: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Encephalopathy, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Encephalopathy Treatments

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Encephalopathy: Animations

Drug interactions causing Encephalopathy:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Encephalopathy 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.

  • Carbamazepine and Isoniazid interaction
  • Carbamazepine and Levetiracetam interaction
  • Carbamazepine and Metoclopramide interaction
  • Carbamazepine and Metronidazole interaction
  • Carbamazepine and Propoxyphene interaction
  • Carbamazepine and Terfenadine interaction
  • Carbamazepine and Ticlopidine interaction
  • Carbamazepine and Trazodone interaction
  • more interactions...»

Encephalopathy: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Encephalopathy may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Encephalopathy

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Encephalopathy: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Encephalopathy

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness 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 " 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 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 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 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 typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of more »

Encephalopathy: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Encephalopathy: Related Rare Diseases

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Encephalopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Encephalopathy:

Detailed list of causes of Encephalopathy

The list below shows some of the causes of Encephalopathy mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Encephalopathy?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Encephalopathy. Of the 185 causes of Encephalopathy that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Encephalopathy:

The following list of conditions have 'Encephalopathy' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Encephalopathy:

The following list of medical conditions have Encephalopathy or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Encephalopathy Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Encephalopathy:

    Medical Conditions associated with Encephalopathy:

    Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

    Symptoms related to Encephalopathy:

    Encephalitis (137 causes), Meningitis (160 causes), Brain conditions, Brain injury, Altered mental state (37 causes), Cognitive function loss, Personality changes (270 causes), Inability to concentrate (30 causes), Lethargy (399 causes), Depressed consciousness, Myoclonus (149 causes), Asterexis, Tremors (129 causes), Nystagmus (468 causes), Seizures (2418 causes)

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