How is Zellweger syndrome manifest in babies?

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Typically, babies with Zellweger syndrome have severe weakness, hyptonia (loss of muscle tone), and often have neonatal seizures
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What is zellweger syndrome?

From wikipedia.com. Zellweger syndrome , also called cerebrohepatorenal syndrome is a rare, congenital disorder (present at birth), characterized by the reduction or abse

How do you test a person to see if they have Zellweger syndrome?

You can't test for it but look for these symptoms etc.: Zellweger syndrome is an inherited peroxisomal metabolic disorder. Peroxisomes are found in almost all body cells and

Zellweger syndrome normal function of the organelle?

As a result of impaired peroxisome function, an individual's tissues and cells can accumulate very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA) and branched chain fatty acids (BCFA) that ar

How is juvenile Zellweger syndrome treated?

Physical, occupational, respiratory, and speech therapists can provide supportive strategies and devices to maintain posture, independent breathing, speech, eating, and other

How is Zellweger syndrome caused?

Zellweger syndrome is caused by mutations in any one of several different genes involved in the function of the peroxisome