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Symptoms of Hallervorden Spatz Disease, which vary greatly among patients and usually develop during childhood, may include slow writhing, confusion, disorientation, seizures, stupor, and dementia.
The rate of progression correlates with the age at onset, meaning that children with early symptoms tend to fare more poorly.
Treatment for Hallervorden Spatz Disease is symptomatic and supportive, and may include physical or occupational therapy, exercise physiology, and/or speech pathology.
Hallervorden-Spatz disease is a neurological disorder which is inherited. It has an effect on the movement and can worsen with time.