Symptoms of Batten Disease


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General information about symptoms of Batten Disease: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Batten Disease. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Batten Disease. Furthermore, symptoms of Batten Disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Batten Disease.

List of symptoms of Batten Disease: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Batten Disease includes:

Symptoms of Batten Disease: In some cases, the early signs are subtle, taking the form of personality and behavior changes, slow learning, clumsiness, or stumbling. Symptoms of Batten disease are linked to a buildup of substances called lipopigments in the body's tissues. Lipopigments are made up of fats and proteins. Because vision loss is often an early sign, Batten disease may be first suspected during an eye exam. 1

More symptoms of Batten Disease: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Batten Disease, underlying causes of Batten Disease, associated conditions for Batten Disease, risk factors for Batten Disease, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Batten Disease Information Page: NINDS

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