Cataract and cardiomyopathy


Cataract and cardiomyopathy: A rare syndrome characterized by the association of congenital cataracts, heart muscle disease, lactic acidosis and skeletal muscle disease. The disorder involves the abnormal storage of lipids and glycogen in the skeletal and heart muscles. The cataracts progress rapidly and require surgery. The severity of the disorder ranges from stillbirth to survival into the fourth decade.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Cataract and cardiomyopathy includes the 14 symptoms listed below: * Enlarged heart * Heart disease * Congenital cataract * Lactic acidosis * Lactic academia after excessive exercise * Nystagmus * Strabismus * Exercise intolerance * Reduced muscle tone * Delayed motor development * Weak eye muscles * Myopathy * Organic acid disorders * Easily fatigued


These home medical tests may be relevant to Cataract and cardiomyopathy: * High Blood Pressure: Home Testing * Home Blood Pressure Tests * Home Blood Pressure Monitors * Home Heart Tests * Heart Health: Home Testing: * Heart Rate Monitors * Irregular Heartbeat Detection * Heart Electrocardiogram (ECG) * Home Cholesterol Tests * Vision and Eye Health: Home Testing: * Home Eye Tests * Home Vision Tests


Prognosis of Cataract and cardiomyopathy: death may occur in around the time of birth or during early adulthood due to the heart disease - the oldest survivor recorded was 37 years old