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What is Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)?

What is Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)?

  • Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): A very rare disorder characterized by cataracts (during childhood), mental retardation, muscle weakness and brain degeneration. The disorder is very similar to another syndrome called Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome.

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

Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): Introduction

Types of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS):

Broader types of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS):

What causes Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)?

Causes of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): see causes of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

What are the symptoms of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)?

Symptoms of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): see symptoms of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS).

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): Neurologist, Pediatrician, Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS).
Treatments for Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS): see treatments for Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

Name and Aliases of Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

Main name of condition: Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS)

Other names or spellings for Marinesco-Sjogren-like syndrome (MSLS):

Juvenile cataract, cerebellar atrophy, mental retardation, and myopathy

Juvenile cataract, cerebellar atrophy, mental retardation, and myopathy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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