The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Distal sensory impairment||5%|
|Abnormal lower motor neuron morphology||-|
|Abnormal upper motor neuron morphology||-|
|Abnormality of the nasopharynx||-|
|Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis||-|
|Autosomal dominant inheritance||-|
|Bowing of the vocal cords||-|
|Decreased nerve conduction velocity||-|
|Distal muscle weakness||-|
|Elevated serum creatine phosphokinase||-|
|Respiratory insufficiency due to muscle weakness||-|
|Shoulder girdle muscle weakness||-|
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