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Prognosis of Refsum Disease

Prognosis of Refsum Disease: death usually occurs after a few years but timely treatment can be very helpful ...see also Overview of Refsum Disease

Prognosis for Refsum Disease: The prognosis for individuals with Refsum disease varies. With treatment, symptoms of peripheral neuropathy and ichthyosis generally disappear. However, treatment cannot undo the damage to vision and hearing. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Refsum Disease Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Refsum Disease

Onset of Refsum Disease: usually 4-7 years of age

Complications:

Complications of Refsum Disease may include:

Complications of Refsum Disease from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Refsum Disease.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Refsum Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Refsum Disease. The prognosis of Refsum Disease may include the duration of Refsum Disease, chances of complications of Refsum Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Refsum Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Refsum Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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