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Sialidosis type 1

Sialidosis type 1: Introduction

Sialidosis type 1: A rare inherited condition where deficiency of an enzyme called neuraminidase results in epilepsy, ataxia and vision problems as well as characteristic cherry red spots in the macula of the eye. Symptoms may be exacerbated by factors such as smoking and menstrual cycles. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sialidosis type 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Sialidosis type 1

Treatments for Sialidosis type 1

  • There is no specific treatment for the condition other than providing supportive care and utilize measures to relieve symptoms as they develop. Anti-seizure medication is usually of little benefit. Genetic counseling is recommended
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