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What is Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis?

What is Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis?

  • Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: A rare neurological disorder caused by abnormal brainstem development and function.

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

Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: Introduction

Types of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis:

Broader types of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis:

Who gets Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis?

Racial predominance for Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: Navajo and Apache populations

How serious is Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis?

Complications of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: see complications of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

What causes Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis?

Causes of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: see causes of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

What are the symptoms of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis?

Symptoms of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: see symptoms of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

Complications of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: see complications of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

Can anyone else get Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis.
Treatments for Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis: see treatments for Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

Name and Aliases of Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

Main name of condition: Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis

Other names or spellings for Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis:

ABSD, Navajo brainstem syndrome, Athabaskan brainstem dysgenesis syndrome

Navajo brain stem syndrome Source - Diseases Database

ABSD, Navajo brainstem syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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