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Walker-Warburg Syndrome

Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Introduction

Walker-Warburg Syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by brain malformations and retinal and muscle abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Walker-Warburg Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Walker-Warburg Syndrome

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Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Deaths

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Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Walker-Warburg Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Walker-Warburg Syndrome

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Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Walker-Warburg Syndrome

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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 ...read 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...read 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...read 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...read more »

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Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Walker-Warburg Syndrome

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Prognosis for Walker-Warburg Syndrome

Prognosis for Walker-Warburg Syndrome: 65% die within 3 months and no survivors beyond 1 year

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Definitions of Walker-Warburg Syndrome:

A lissencephaly syndrome characterized by smoothness of the surface of the brain (lissencephaly type II), agyria, thickening of the cortex, and other brain abnormalities in association with severe mental retardation, eye defects, genitourinary abnormalities, hydronephrosis, and other defects with or without encephalocele (written plus or minus E). Many characteristics of this syndrome overlap those of the cerebro-oculo-cerebral syndrome. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Walker-Warburg Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Walker-Warburg Syndrome, or a subtype of Walker-Warburg Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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