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Symptoms of Canavan disease

Symptoms of Canavan disease

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Canavan disease includes the 11 symptoms listed below:

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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)

Canavan disease as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Canavan disease, it is also important to consider Canavan disease as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Canavan disease may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Canavan disease. This signs and symptoms information 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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