Search Results for: Batten disease

Batten Disease and Education

Batten disease is characterized by the progressive loss of nerve cells. It is caused by mutations in genes that encode for proteins that normally play a role in removing waste ... Read more

Batten Disease and Sleep

Up to 96 percent of patients with Batten disease experience some type of sleep problem. The most common sleep disorders experienced by those with Batten disease are waking in ... Read more

Batten Disease and Vision

Partial or complete loss of vision often develops in patients who have childhood forms of Batten disease, while it is usually preserved in those with adult-onset Batten disease. How is ... Read more

Infantile Batten Disease

Infantile Batten disease is a severe subtype of Batten disease, a progressive and inherited disorder of nervous system that’s also known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL). There are several types of Batten disease ... Read more

Adult Batten Disease

Adult Batten disease is a very rare subtype of Batten disease (also known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, NCL), whose symptoms usually appear when patients reach their 30s. But this ... Read more

Congenital Batten Disease

Batten disease is a group of rare inherited conditions also known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses, or NCLs, that can lead to seizures, the loss of vision, and progressive motor and ... Read more

Juvenile Batten Disease

Juvenile Batten disease is a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder. It is the most common of the five types of Batten disease, also known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL). It is ... Read more