Oculomotor apraxia Cogan type
Other Names for this Disease
- Cogan's syndrome type 2
- Congenital oculomotor apraxia
- Saccade initiation failure congenital
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Unfortunately, there is no cure for oculomotor apraxia Cogan type and treatment is focused on managing symptoms. Vision therapies may be helpful for some children with this condition. It is recommended that individuals with this disorder see the appropriate specialists necessary to help monitor their specific symptoms. Suggested specialists may include a nephrologist (kidney specialist), ophthalmologist (eye doctor), geneticist, and neurologist, as well as any others recommended by your doctor. Kidney failure usually develops in childhood or early adulthood, and management may require medications, dialysis, and/or kidney transplantation.
Last updated: 3/25/2014
- Cogan type Congenital Oculomotor Apraxia. Joubert Syundrome and Related Disorders Foundation. http://www.jsrdf.org/PDF/cogansyndrome06-26-061.pdf. Accessed 3/24/2014.