Symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome


General information about symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome. Furthermore, symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome 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 Zellweger Syndrome.

List of symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Zellweger Syndrome includes:

Symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome: The most common features of Zellweger syndrome include an enlarged liver, high levels of iron and copper in the blood, and vision disturbances. Some affected infants may show prenatal growth failure. Symptoms at birth may include lack of muscle tone and an inability to move. Other symptoms may include unusual facial characteristics, mental retardation, seizures, and an inability to suck and/or swallow. Jaundice and gastrointestinal bleeding may also occur. 1

More symptoms of Zellweger Syndrome: 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 Zellweger Syndrome, underlying causes of Zellweger Syndrome, associated conditions for Zellweger Syndrome, risk factors for Zellweger Syndrome, or other related conditions.

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

1. excerpt from NINDS Zellweger Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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