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What is Dana syndrome?

What is Dana syndrome?

  • Dana syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord and pernicious anemia. Various neurological symptoms can result.

Dana syndrome: Introduction

Types of Dana syndrome:

Broader types of Dana syndrome:

Who gets Dana syndrome?

Racial predominance for Dana syndrome: more common in blonde Nordic people

What causes Dana syndrome?

Causes of Dana syndrome: see causes of Dana syndrome

What are the symptoms of Dana syndrome?

Symptoms of Dana syndrome: see symptoms of Dana syndrome

Onset of Dana syndrome: usually after the age of 50

Can anyone else get Dana syndrome?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Dana syndrome

Dana syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Dana syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Dana syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Dana syndrome

Main name of condition: Dana syndrome

Other names or spellings for Dana syndrome:

Lichtheim syndrome, Putnam-Dana syndrome, dorsolateral degenerative myelopathy, funicular myelitis, funicular myelosis, funicular sclerosis, neuroanemic syndrome, posterolateral sclerosis, subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord, combined sclerosis


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