What are the symptoms of Menkes syndrome?

By  ,  National Institute of Health
Jul 19, 2010

Subscribe for daily wellness inspiration

Like onlymyhealth on Facebook!

Symptoms of Menkes, which appear during infancy, include normal development for 2 to 3 months, followed by a period of severe developmental delay and a loss of developmental skills.
Other symptoms may include:

  • Sparse, kinky, coarse hair
  • Failure to thrive
  • Deterioration of the nervous system
  • Weak muscle tone and sagging facial features
  • Seizures
  • Lower than normal body temperature
  • Weakened bones that can result in fractures
  • Pudgy, rosy cheeks


Write a Review
Is it Helpful Article?YES10524 Views 0 Comment
Post a Comment

Though all possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; Onlymyhealth assumes no liability for the same. Using any information of this website is at the viewers’ risk. Please be informed that we are not responsible for advice/tips given by any third party in form of comments on article pages . If you have or suspect having any medical condition, kindly contact your professional health care provider.

  • All
  • Article
  • Slideshow
  • Video
  • QnA