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Diseases » Joubert Syndrome 9 » Glossary
 

Glossary for Joubert Syndrome 9

  • Astigmatism: Vision impairment from irregularly shaped eye cornea or lens.
  • Brain conditions: Medical conditions that affect the brain
  • Cataract: A very rare disorder characterized by various abnormalities including mental retardation, epilepsy and eye and kidney problems.
  • Coordination and balance conditions: Medical disorders of the systems of balance and coordination.
  • Genetic Disease: Any disease that is handed down to oneself through the chromosomes of ones parents
  • Liver fibrosis: Liver fibrosis is the excessive accumulation of extracellular matrix proteins including collagen that occurs in most types of chronic liver diseases.
  • Mental retardation: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, hypogonadism, diabetes and facial and skull abnormalities.
  • Movement disorders: Medical conditions affecting the movement systems, such as walking or tremor.
  • Nervous system conditions: Diseases affecting the nerves and the nervous system.
  • Nystagmus: Involuntary jerky eye movements
  • Retinitis pigmentosa: Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited eye disorder characterized by progressive loss of peripheral vision and night vision difficulties that can cause central vision loss.

 

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