10 Batten Disease


Batten disease is a disorder that is inherited genetically and usually begins at childhood. Early symptoms of the disease include seizures and vision problems. Signs can sometimes be subtle and include clumsiness, behavioral changes, and slow learning. Children with Batten Disease eventually become blind and demented and by their earl twenties the disease is usually fatal. More research is being conducted but there is currently no treatment to reverse the effects of this disease.



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