Prognosis of Zellweger Syndrome


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Zellweger Syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Zellweger Syndrome. The prognosis of Zellweger Syndrome may include the duration of Zellweger Syndrome, chances of complications of Zellweger Syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Zellweger Syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Zellweger Syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis of Zellweger Syndrome: Poor. Death common within 6 months.
Prognosis for Zellweger Syndrome: The prognosis for individuals with Zellweger syndrome is poor. Death usually occurs within 6 months after onset, and may be caused by respiratory distress, gastrointestinal bleeding, or liver failure. 1

1. excerpt from NINDS Zellweger Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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