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||
|100% of people have these symptoms|
Peripheral nerve disease
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of skin physiology||0011122|
Decreased activity of gonads
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Absent tendon reflexes
Accumulation of fluid in the abdomen
|Clubbing of fingers||
Finger clubbing[ more ]
Erectile abnormalities[ more ]
Tiredness[ more ]
Enlarged male breast
|Hyperpigmentation of the skin||
Patchy darkened skin
White discoloration of nails
Swollen lymph nodes
Increased bone density in wide portion of long bone
Pins and needles feeling
Tingling[ more ]
Fluid around heart
Fluid around lungs
|Primary adrenal insufficiency||0008207|
Increased blood pressure in blood vessels of lungs
|Sclerosis of foot bone||
Increased bone density in foot bone
|Sclerosis of hand bone||
Increased bone density in hand bone
|Sclerosis of skull base||
Dense bone of skull base
|Sclerotic vertebral endplates||0004576|
Increased number of platelets in blood
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
Persistent blue color of hands, feet, or parts of face
Blood clot in artery
|Increased circulating prolactin concentration||0000870|
Inability to make and keep healthy fat tissue
Increased red blood cells
|Respiratory insufficiency due to muscle weakness||
Decreased lung function due to weak breathing muscles
|Restrictive ventilatory defect||
Stiff lung or chest wall causing decreased lung volume
Blood clot in vein
Many affected people are initially misdiagnosed as having other disorders, such as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP). In addition, a number of conditions are associated with a plasma
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
The main differential diagnoses are chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, AL amyloidosis and Guillain-Barré syndrome (see these terms). Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and should also be considered.
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