Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Symptoms of Refsum Disease

Symptoms of Refsum Disease

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Refsum Disease includes the 31 symptoms listed below:

Research symptoms & diagnosis of Refsum Disease:

Refsum Disease: Symptom Checkers

Review the available symptom checkers for these symptoms of Refsum Disease:

Refsum Disease: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

Review the available Assessment Questionnaires for the symptoms of Refsum Disease:

Refsum Disease: Complications

Review medical complications possibly associated with Refsum Disease:

Research More About Refsum Disease

Do I have Refsum Disease?

Refsum Disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

Diseases that may be commonly undiagnosed in related medical areas:

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical tests related to Refsum Disease:

Refsum Disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research all specialists including ratings, affiliations, and sanctions.

More about symptoms of Refsum Disease:

More information about symptoms of Refsum Disease and related conditions:

Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

Click on any of the symptoms below to see a full list of other causes including diseases, medical conditions, toxins, drug interactions, or drug side effect causes of that symptom.

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:

- (Source - Diseases Database)

Refsum Disease: Onset and Incubation

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

Medical articles and books on symptoms:

These general reference articles may be of interest in relation to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

About signs and symptoms of Refsum Disease:

The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Refsum Disease. This signs and symptoms information 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.


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise