Diagnostic Tests for Batten Disease


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Diagnostic Test list for Batten Disease: The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Batten Disease includes:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Batten Disease: Because vision loss is often an early sign, Batten disease may be first suspected during an eye exam. Often, an eye specialist or other physician may refer the child to a neurologist. Diagnostic tests for Batten disease include blood or urine tests, skin or tissue sampling, an electroencephalogram (EEG), electrical studies of the eyes, and brain scans. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Batten Disease Information Page: NINDS

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