Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease (PMD) is a rare central nervous system disorder wherein coordination, motor abilities and intellectual function are delayed to variable extents. Some of the common signs and symptoms of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease include slow growth, jerky eye movements, problems in sitting and walking, and other such symptoms.
HOW IS PELIZAEUS-MERZBACHER DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician/Homeopath diagnoses Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease by a thorough clinical evaluation, detailed patient history and a number of tests such as MRI.
HOW IS PELIZAEUS-MERZBACHER DISEASE TREATED?
The treatment for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease addresses specific symptoms. Medications may be given to prevent seizures and improve quality of life
DID YOU KNOW?
PMD has a progressive course that varies depending on the phenotype. In the most moderate forms, life expectancy is quite long and the disease progresses slowly after adolescence. In the most severe forms, death usually occurs by the second decade.