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Signs of Refsum Disease

Symptoms of Refsum Disease

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Refsum Disease may include:

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

Signs or Symptoms of Refsum Disease:

Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

Symptoms may include a degenerative nerve disease (peripheral neuropathy), failure of muscle coordination (ataxia), retinitis pigmentosa (a progressive vision disorder), and bone and skin changes. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

NINDS Refsum Disease Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Symptoms of the disorder may include vision impairments (retinitis pigmentosa), peripheral neuropathy, ataxia (impaired muscle coordination), impaired hearing, and bone and skin changes. Nystagmus (rapid, involuntary to-and-fro eye movements), anosmia (absence of the sense of smell), and ichthyosis (a skin disorder causing dry, rough, scaly skin) may also occur. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Refsum Disease Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Refsum Disease:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Refsum Disease 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 Refsum Disease?

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

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


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