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Macrocephaly: Introduction

Macrocephaly: Macrocephaly is an unusually large head. See detailed information below for a list of 44 causes of Macrocephaly, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Macrocephaly:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Macrocephaly. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Macrocephaly

Home medical tests possibly related to Macrocephaly:

Causes of Types of Macrocephaly:

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Macrocephaly Treatments

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Macrocephaly: Animations

Macrocephaly: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Macrocephaly

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 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 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 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's disease) 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 more »

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

Macrocephaly: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Macrocephaly: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Macrocephaly: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Macrocephaly listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Macrocephaly as a symptom include:

Detailed list of causes of Macrocephaly

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

How Common are these Causes of Macrocephaly?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Macrocephaly. Of the 44 causes of Macrocephaly that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 6 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 37 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Macrocephaly:

The following list of conditions have 'Macrocephaly' 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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What are the alternative names for Macrocephaly:

Megalencephaly, Megencephaly, Head enlarged
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