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What is Worster Drought syndrome?

What is Worster Drought syndrome?

  • Worster Drought syndrome: A mild form of tetraplegic cerebral palsy.
  • Worster Drought syndrome: A syndrome with variable expression characterized by suprabulbar paresis, selective weakness and impairment of movement of the orbicularis oris muscle, tongue, and soft palate, resulting in speech and swallowing difficulty.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Worster Drought syndrome: Introduction

Types of Worster Drought syndrome:

Broader types of Worster Drought syndrome:

How serious is Worster Drought syndrome?

Complications of Worster Drought syndrome: see complications of Worster Drought syndrome

What causes Worster Drought syndrome?

Causes of Worster Drought syndrome: see causes of Worster Drought syndrome

What are the symptoms of Worster Drought syndrome?

Symptoms of Worster Drought syndrome: see symptoms of Worster Drought syndrome

Complications of Worster Drought syndrome: see complications of Worster Drought syndrome

Worster Drought syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Worster Drought syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Worster Drought syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Worster Drought syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Worster Drought syndrome.
Treatments for Worster Drought syndrome: see treatments for Worster Drought syndrome

Name and Aliases of Worster Drought syndrome

Main name of condition: Worster Drought syndrome

Other names or spellings for Worster Drought syndrome:

Suprabulbar paresis congenital, Congenital suprabulbar paresis

Congenital suprabulbar paresis, Suprabulbar paresis congenital
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Worster Drought syndrome: Related Conditions

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