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Pervasive developmental disorder

Pervasive developmental disorder: Introduction

Pervasive developmental disorder: Pervasive developmental disorder refers to a disorder in which there is a delay or lack of development in the ability to communicate or socialize. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Pervasive developmental disorder, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pervasive developmental disorder:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Pervasive developmental disorder

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Pervasive developmental disorder: Symptom Checker

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

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Pervasive developmental disorder Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Pervasive developmental disorder may include:

  • Neurologic consulatation is important to exclude out neurologic conditions
  • Family support
  • Childhood intervention specialist
  • Salicylate free diets
  • Diets low in yeast or high in certain megavitamins or minerals
  • Fluphenazine
  • more treatments...»

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Pervasive developmental disorder: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pervasive developmental disorder may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Misdiagnosis and Pervasive developmental disorder

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 more »

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 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 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, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test 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. more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their physician, rather than 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 or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating 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 of depression or symptoms of 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 more »

Pervasive developmental disorder: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pervasive developmental disorder

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Pervasive developmental disorder: Related Rare Diseases

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Pervasive developmental disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Pervasive developmental disorder

The diagnostic category pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) refers... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Pervasive Developmental Disorders Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Pervasive developmental disorder:

Detailed list of causes of Pervasive developmental disorder

The list below shows some of the causes of Pervasive developmental disorder mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pervasive developmental disorder?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pervasive developmental disorder. Of the 5 causes of Pervasive developmental disorder 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
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pervasive developmental disorder:

The following list of conditions have 'Pervasive developmental disorder' 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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