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Split hand split foot nystagmus


Other Names for this Disease
  • Karsch-Neugebauer syndrome
  • KNS
  • Split hand nystagmus syndrome
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Prognosis


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What is the prognosis for split hand split foot nystagmus?

In general, the prognosis of children with split hand split foot nystagmus seems to be favorable.[1] The degree of disability caused by the loss of function in the limbs and by the eye problems, is largely determined by the degree of severity of these defects.[1]
Last updated: 11/1/2013

References
  1. Wong SC, Cobben JM, Hiemstra S, Robinson PH, Heeg M. Karsch-Neugebauer Syndrome in Two Sibs with Unaffected Parents. American Journal of Medical Genetics. January 13, 1998; 75(2):207-210. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9450888.