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Signs of Machado-Joseph Disease

Symptoms of Machado-Joseph Disease

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Machado-Joseph Disease may include:

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

Signs or Symptoms of Machado-Joseph Disease:

The disease is characterized by clumsiness and weakness in the arms and legs, spasticity, a staggering lurching gait easily mistaken for drunkenness, difficulty with speech and swallowing, involuntary eye movements, double vision, and frequent urination. Some patients have dystonia (sustained muscle contractions that cause twisting of the body and limbs, repetitive movements, abnormal postures, and/or rigidity) or symptoms similar to those of Parkinsonís disease. Others have twitching of the face or tongue, or peculiar bulging eyes. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Machado-Joseph Disease Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Machado-Joseph Disease:

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What are the signs of Machado-Joseph Disease?

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

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


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