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Kanzaki disease

Kanzaki disease: Introduction

Kanzaki disease: A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase) causes glycoplids to accumulate in body tissues and result in various symptoms. Type 2 occurs during the second or third decade of life and is milder than type I and doesn't involve neurological degeneration. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kanzaki disease is available below.

Symptoms of Kanzaki disease

  • Telangiectasia
  • Excess urinary sialylglycoaminoacids
  • Warty discolorations on skin
  • Mildly coarse facial features
  • Mild intellectual impairment
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Treatments for Kanzaki disease

  • There is no cure for Schindler disease and treatment is aimed at managing symptoms as they arise
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Kanzaki disease: Complications

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Causes of Kanzaki disease

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Definitions of Kanzaki disease:

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


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