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Signs of Joubert Syndrome

Symptoms of Joubert Syndrome

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Joubert Syndrome may include:

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

Signs or Symptoms of Joubert Syndrome:

The disorder is characterized by absence or underdevelopment of a part of the brain called the cerebellar vermis and a malformed brain stem. The most common features include ataxia (lack of muscle control), an abnormal breathing pattern called hypernea, sleep apnea, abnormal eye and tongue movements, and hypotonia. Other malformations such as extra fingers and toes, cleft lip or palate, tongue abnormalities, and seizures may also occur. There may be mild or moderate retardation. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Joubert Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Joubert Syndrome:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Joubert Syndrome 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 Joubert Syndrome?

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

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Joubert Syndrome. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Joubert Syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Joubert Syndrome signs or Joubert Syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Joubert Syndrome 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 Joubert Syndrome symptoms.


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