Dementia- familial Danish


A rare inherited form of dementia caused by the deposit of abnormal substances in the brain, spinal cord and retina and the degeneration of brain tissue. Deafness and cataracts usually started in the 20's with severe deafness occurring by the age of 45. Movement problems usually started after the age of 40 with death occurring in the 5th or 6th decade.


* Intention tremor * Paranoid psychosis * Progressive dementia * Progressive deafness * Cataract * Cerebellar ataxia * Death in 5th - 6th decade * Brain atrophy


This medical information about signs and symptoms for Dementia, familial Danish has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Dementia, familial Danish signs or Dementia, familial Danish symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Dementia, familial Danish may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Dementia, familial Danish symptoms.


* Brain atrophy: A condition which is characterized by a diminution in the size of the brain * Cataract: A rare syndrome characterized by cataracts, small head, failure to thrive and spinal curvature. * Cerebellar ataxia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by insufficient sex hormone production and impaired balance and coordination due to nervous system dysfunction.