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What is Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome?

What is Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome?

  • Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: A group of recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by incoordination due to a brain anomaly.

Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome 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 syndrome, or a subtype of Marinesco-Sjogren 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 Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: Introduction

Types of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome:

Broader types of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome:

How serious is Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome?

Prognosis of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: normal life span is common with a variable degree of disability
Complications of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: see complications of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

What causes Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome?

Causes of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: see causes of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

What are the symptoms of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome?

Symptoms of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: see symptoms of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

Complications of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: see complications of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

Onset of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: infancy

Can anyone else get Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: Medical Geneticist, Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome.
Treatments for Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome: see treatments for Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

Name and Aliases of Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

Main name of condition: Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome

Other names or spellings for Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome:

MSS, Marinesco-Garland Syndrome, Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome-Hypergonadotrophic Hypogonadism, Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome-Myopathy, Marinesco-Sjogren-Garland Syndrome

MSS (Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome), Marinesco-Garland Syndrome, Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome-Hypergonadotrophic Hypogonadism, Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome-Myopathy, Marinesco-Sjogren-Garland Syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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