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Signs of Kearns-Sayre Syndrome

Symptoms of Kearns-Sayre Syndrome

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Kearns-Sayre Syndrome may include:

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

Signs or Symptoms of Kearns-Sayre Syndrome:

It is characterized by progressive external ophthalmoplegia (paralysis of the eye muscles) and mild skeletal muscle weakness. It may also be associated with other manifestations such as retinal pigmentation (abnormal accumulation of pigmented material on the membrane lining the eyes), cardiac conduction defects, short stature, hearing loss, increased cerebrospinal fluid protein, inability to coordinate voluntary movements (ataxia), impaired cognitive dysfunction, diabetes, and other endocrine disorders. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Kearns-Sayre Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Kearns-Sayre Syndrome:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Kearns-Sayre 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 Kearns-Sayre Syndrome?

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

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


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