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What is Marsden syndrome?

What is Marsden syndrome?

  • Marsden syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by loss of vision and dystonia. It is believed to be a variant of Leber's atrophy associated with dystonia.

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

Marsden syndrome: Introduction

Types of Marsden syndrome:

Broader types of Marsden syndrome:

What causes Marsden syndrome?

Causes of Marsden syndrome: see causes of Marsden syndrome

What are the symptoms of Marsden syndrome?

Symptoms of Marsden syndrome: see symptoms of Marsden syndrome

Marsden syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marsden syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Marsden syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Marsden syndrome: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Marsden syndrome.
Treatments for Marsden syndrome: see treatments for Marsden syndrome

Name and Aliases of Marsden syndrome

Main name of condition: Marsden syndrome

Other names or spellings for Marsden syndrome:

familial dystonia, visual failure, striatal lucencies, Leber optic atrophy and dystonia, Dystonia, familial, with visual failure and striatal lucencies, LDYT

Dystonia, familial, with visual failure and striatal lucencies, LDYT, Leber optic atrophy and dystonia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Marsden syndrome: Related Conditions

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