This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
Blood in urine
|Morphological abnormality of the semicircular canal||0011380|
Noninflammatory retina disease
|Sensorineural hearing impairment||0000407|
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
|Edema of the lower limbs||
Fluid accumulation in lower limbs
Tiredness[ more ]
Decreased blood leukocyte number
Low white blood cell count[ more ]
Puffiness around the eyes
Swelling around the eyes[ more ]
High urine protein levels
Protein in urine[ more ]
Renal failure in adulthood[ more ]
Ringing in ears
Ringing in the ears[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abdominal situs inversus||0003363|
Swallowing difficulty[ more ]
Nearsightedness[ more ]
Extreme sensitivity of the eyes to light
Light hypersensitivity[ more ]
Low platelet count
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
|Anterior polar cataract||0001134|
|Diffuse glomerular basement membrane lamellation||0030034|
Low blood phosphate level
|Stage 5 chronic
|Thickening of the glomerular basement membrane||0004722|
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Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
Living with a genetic or rare disease can impact the daily lives of patients and families. These resources can help families navigate various aspects of living with a rare disease.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
Got a Great Research Idea? ‘All of Us’ Wants to Hear It!
January 18, 2018
New NCATS Rare Diseases Research Video
December 27, 2017
Rare Disease Day at NIH on March 1, 2018
December 19, 2017
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