joubert syndrome

joubert syndrome

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Joubert Syndrome
  • What is Joubert Syndrome?

    What is Joubert Syndrome?

    Joubert syndrome is a rare brain malformation characterized by the absence or underdevelopment of the cerebellar vermis - an area of the brain that controls balance and coordination.

  • What is the treatment of Joubert Syndrome?

    What is the treatment of Joubert Syndrome?

    The treatment of Joubert syndrome is usually symptomatic and supportive. Some infants can be treated with speecha and hearing therapy while infants who suffer from breathing problems must be observed.

  • What are the symptoms of Joubert Syndrome?

    What are the symptoms of Joubert Syndrome?

    The most common symptoms of Joubert syndrome in infants include abnormally rapid breathing, decreased muscle tone, jerky eye movements, mental retardation, and the inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements.

  • What is the prognosis of Joubert Syndrome?

    What is the prognosis of Joubert Syndrome?

    The prognosis for infants with Joubert syndrome depends on whether or not the cerebellar vermis is partially developed or entirely absent.

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