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What is Flynn-Aird syndrome?

What is Flynn-Aird syndrome?

  • Flynn-Aird syndrome: A rare inherited disorder where neurological degeneration causes symptoms such as dementia, ataxia, eye problems, skin disorders and muscle wasting.

Flynn-Aird syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Flynn-Aird syndrome, or a subtype of Flynn-Aird syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Flynn-Aird syndrome: Introduction

Types of Flynn-Aird syndrome:

Broader types of Flynn-Aird syndrome:

What causes Flynn-Aird syndrome?

Causes of Flynn-Aird syndrome: see causes of Flynn-Aird syndrome

What are the symptoms of Flynn-Aird syndrome?

Symptoms of Flynn-Aird syndrome: see symptoms of Flynn-Aird syndrome

Onset of Flynn-Aird syndrome: birth

Flynn-Aird syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Flynn-Aird syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Flynn-Aird syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Flynn-Aird syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Flynn-Aird syndrome.
Treatments for Flynn-Aird syndrome: see treatments for Flynn-Aird syndrome

Name and Aliases of Flynn-Aird syndrome

Main name of condition: Flynn-Aird syndrome

Other names or spellings for Flynn-Aird syndrome:

Cataracts, retinitis pigmentosa, sensorineural hearing loss, ataxia, peripheral neuritis, epilepsy, dementia, skin atrophy, chronic ulceration, dental

Flynn-Aird syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Flynn-Aird syndrome:


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