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Schindler disease, type 1

Schindler disease, type 1: Introduction

Schindler disease, type 1: Schindler disease is a rare congenital metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of a particular enzyme (alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase) which results in a buildup of glycoproteins in the body. The condition originates from a genetic mutation and is an inherited disorder. There are three main types of this condition, each with varying severity. Type 1 is an infantile form and is the most severe form. It usually results in death within a few years of birth. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Schindler disease, type 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Schindler disease, type 1

Treatments for Schindler disease, type 1

  • There is no cure for the disease but symptomatic measures may be utilized e.g. antiseizure medication. Neurologists, ophthalmologists, physical therapist and genetic counselors are usually seen
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Schindler disease, type 1: Deaths

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Causes of Schindler disease, type 1

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Prognosis for Schindler disease, type 1

Prognosis for Schindler disease, type 1: Patients usually die between the ages of three and four.

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Schindler disease, type 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Schindler disease, type 1, or a subtype of Schindler disease, type 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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