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What is Fisher (M.) syndrome?

What is Fisher (M.) syndrome?

  • Fisher (M.) syndrome: A rare type of nerve disease involving muscle coordination problems, eye muscle paralysis and absent reflexes. It appears to be caused by the body's own immune system destroying the protective layer around nerves. The condition is usually preceded by a viral illness and is not life-threatening.

Fisher (M.) syndrome: Introduction

Types of Fisher (M.) syndrome:

Broader types of Fisher (M.) syndrome:

Who gets Fisher (M.) syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Fisher (M.) syndrome: males only

How serious is Fisher (M.) syndrome?

Complications of Fisher (M.) syndrome: see complications of Fisher (M.) syndrome

What causes Fisher (M.) syndrome?

Causes of Fisher (M.) syndrome: see causes of Fisher (M.) syndrome

What are the symptoms of Fisher (M.) syndrome?

Symptoms of Fisher (M.) syndrome: see symptoms of Fisher (M.) syndrome

Complications of Fisher (M.) syndrome: see complications of Fisher (M.) syndrome

Onset of Fisher (M.) syndrome: 38-65 years of age

Fisher (M.) syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fisher (M.) syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fisher (M.) syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fisher (M.) syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fisher (M.) syndrome.
Treatments for Fisher (M.) syndrome: see treatments for Fisher (M.) syndrome

Name and Aliases of Fisher (M.) syndrome

Main name of condition: Fisher (M.) syndrome

Other names or spellings for Fisher (M.) syndrome:

Miller-Fisher syndrome, ophthalmoplegia [ataxia - areflexia], encephalomyeloradiculopathy disseminated

Fisher (M.) syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Fisher (M.) syndrome:


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