It is possible that the main title of the report Sneddon Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
- Livedo Reticularis and Cerebrovascular Accidents
- Sneddon's Syndrome
Sneddon syndrome is a rare progressive disorder affecting the blood vessels characterized by the association of a skin condition and neurological abnormalities. Characteristics include multiple episodes of reduced blood flow to the brain (cerebral ischemia) and bluish net-like patterns of discoloration on the skin surrounding normal- appearing skin (livedo reticularis). Major symptoms may include headache, dizziness, abnormally high blood pressure (hypertension), heart disease, mini-strokes, and/or stroke. Lesions (infarcts) may develop within the central nervous system as a result of reduced blood flow to the brain and may cause reduced mental capacity, memory loss, and/or other neurological symptoms. The exact cause of Sneddon syndrome is unknown.
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Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
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Sneddon Foundation (Stichting Sneddon)
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