Symptoms of Refsum Disease
Symptoms of Refsum Disease
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for Refsum Disease includes the 31
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Article Excerpts About 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)
Refsum Disease as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Refsum Disease, it is also important to consider Refsum Disease as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Refsum Disease may cause:
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Refsum Disease: Onset and Incubation
Onset of Refsum Disease: usually 4-7 years of age
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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.