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What is Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome?

What is Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome?

  • Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by limb weakness and muscle wasting in the hands and feet.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome: Introduction

Types of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome:

Broader types of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome:

What causes Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome?

Causes of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome: see causes of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome

What are the symptoms of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome?

Symptoms of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome: see symptoms of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome

Onset of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome: muscle wasting starts in the first decade

Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome

Main name of condition: Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome

Other names or spellings for Bruyn-Scheltens syndrome:

paraparesis [amyotrophy of hands and feet]


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