Navajo neurohepatopathy


A rare genetic disease found in Navajo populations. It involves peripheral nerve degeneration, liver disease and corneal ulcers. The genetic disease is believed to be caused by maternal exposure to uranium from waters contaminated by old mines


Sensory loss Muscle weakness Reduced reflexes Enlarged liver Failure to thrive Systemic infections Corneal ulcers Contractures Short stature Scoliosis Loss of pain sensation Loss of temperature sensation Heat intolerance Reduced sweating Walking difficulty Liver disease Contractures


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