Behr syndrome: Introduction
Behr syndrome: A rare inherited neurological condition characterized by spastic paraplegia and sometimes optic atrophy.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Behr syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Behr syndrome
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symptoms of Behr syndrome
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Behr syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Behr syndrome
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Behr syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Definitions of Behr syndrome:
Ataxia, optic atrophy, neurologic signs, mental retardation, spinocerebellar degeneration, and visual disorders.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Behr syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Behr syndrome, or a subtype of Behr syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Behr syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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