Introduction: Menkes Disease


Menkes Disease: Genetic disease of copper deficiency.

Menkes Disease: Menkes disease is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder of copper metabolism. It is characterized by seizures, psychomotor deterioration, failure to thrive, temperature instability (hypothermia), and strikingly peculiar hair. 1

Researching symptoms of Menkes Disease: Further information about the symptoms of Menkes Disease is available including a list of symptoms of Menkes Disease, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Menkes Disease: Various information is available about treatments available for Menkes Disease, or research treatments for other diseases.

         Contents for Menkes Disease:

1. excerpt from NINDS Menkes Disease Information Page: NINDS

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