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Signs of Canavan disease

Symptoms of Canavan disease

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Canavan disease may include:

Note that Canavan disease symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Canavan disease signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Canavan disease:

Symptoms of Canavan disease, which appear in early infancy and progress rapidly, may include mental retardation, loss of previously acquired motor skills, feeding difficulties, abnormal muscle tone (i.e., floppiness or stiffness), poor head control, and megalocephaly (abnormally enlarged head). Paralysis, blindness, or hearing loss may also occur. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Canavan Disease Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Canavan disease:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Canavan disease article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Canavan disease?

The phrase "signs of Canavan disease" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Canavan disease that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Canavan disease" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Canavan disease.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Canavan disease. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Canavan disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Canavan disease signs or Canavan disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Canavan disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Canavan disease symptoms.


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