A rare genetic disorder, Barth Syndrome leads to an enlarged heart, repeated infections due to reduced counts of white blood cells, increase in the content of organic acids in the blood as well as weak muscles. A person suffering from this condition faces certain health problems including a weaker immune system, chronic fatigue, low sugar levels and diarrhea. Although no treatment has been identified yet for this condition, it can be improved by various therapies and medications.
HOW IS BARTH SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
1 in 3,00,000 people worldwide suffer from Barth Syndrome.