Abetalipoproteinemia symptoms

Symptoms could include:

  • Night blindness is a form of vision impairment that causes affected individuals to have difficulty seeing in the dark or in dim lighting. It is usually a result of eye conditions such as nearsightedness or cataracts.
  • Muscle wasting or atrophy is when muscles become smaller or weaker, often as a result of lack of physical activity.
  • When a condition or disorder temporarily or permanently interferes with the normal sense of sight, this is called a visual disturbance.
  • Impaired sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. Changes in sensations are often subjective and difficult to describe, that is, experienced by the patient but difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Ophthalmoplegia is the paralysis or weakness of the eye muscles. It can affect one or more of the six muscles that hold the eye in place and control its movement.
  • True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Muscle weakness. Muscle strength reduced, muscular weakness, weak muscles. True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement.
  • Your child may be diagnosed with failure to thrive if he or she falls below a healthy weight and shows signs of emotional underdevelopment. Typically, failure to thrive is discovered during a child's infant years. Ideal weight is determined by com...
  • Children reach developmental milestones such as language, thinking, and motor skills at their own pace. Minor, temporary delays are usually no cause for alarm, but ongoing delay or multiple delays is called developmental delay.
  • Clubfoot is a birth defect that causes a child's foot to point inward instead of forward. The condition is normally identified after birth, but doctors can also tell if a fetus has clubfoot during an ultrasound. Although the condition normally aff...
  • Trismus-pseudocamptodactyly syndrome (TPS) is a rare muscle disorder that affects the mouth, hands, and feet.
  • Anorexia is the abnormal loss of appetite for food. It can be a symptom of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and some neurological conditions.
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