This adult-onset form of X-linked ALD is a less severe and slowly progressive form that causes symptoms such as a stiff gait and bladder and bowel dysfunction. Women who are carriers for ALD may develop a mild form of adrenomyeloneuropathy. The symptoms include: Weakness Fatigue Nausea Low blood pressure Darkened skin Stomach pain.
Further symptoms may include dementia, poor coordination, seizures, hyperactivity, difficulty with speech, and headaches. The average time between the initial symptoms and a vegetative state (where the patient is bedridden) or death is approximately 2 years, although it can range anywhere from 6 months to 20 years. Adolescent Cerebral ALD. Sep 08, · There was mild anisocoria (unequal size of pupils), impaired smooth pursuit eye movements with saccadic intrusions, and bilateral exophoria (tendency for Author: Hina Makkar, Celine C Corona, Abhishek Wadhawan, John W Stiller.
Oct 14, · Symptoms related to adrenal insufficiency include vomiting, weakness, weight loss, and increased skin pigmentation. If symptoms are well-managed, people with ALD can live full, productive, and independent lives, particularly when there’s no cerebral involvement. Jul 16, · Signs of adrenomyelopathy include: poor control of urination weak muscles stiffness in the legs difficulty thinking and remembering visual perceptionsAuthor: Amanda Delgado.
Symptoms may include progressive stiffness, weakness or paralysis of the lower limbs, and ataxia. Although adult-onset ALD progresses more slowly than the classic childhood form, it can also result in deterioration of brain function.