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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symptoms of Walker-Warburg Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Walker-Warburg Syndrome?
Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Related Patient Stories
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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Less Common Symptoms of Walker-Warburg Syndrome
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Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Walker-Warburg Syndrome
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 was...read 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,...read 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 ...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 »
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...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple...read more »
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Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- Stroke & Vascular Specialists:
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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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Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Animations
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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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Research about Walker-Warburg Syndrome
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Statistics for Walker-Warburg Syndrome
Walker-Warburg Syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Walker-Warburg Syndrome
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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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