7 doctors weighed in:

My child has giant axonal neuropathy (gan). What doctors should we prepare to see?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Kinky hair always

There.
Usually appears in infancy or early childhood, and is progressive. Early signs of the disorder often present in the peripheral nervous system, causing individuals with this disorder to have problems walking. Later, normal sensation, coordination, strength, and reflexes become affected. Hearing or vision problems may also occur.

In brief: Kinky hair always

There.
Usually appears in infancy or early childhood, and is progressive. Early signs of the disorder often present in the peripheral nervous system, causing individuals with this disorder to have problems walking. Later, normal sensation, coordination, strength, and reflexes become affected. Hearing or vision problems may also occur.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Thank
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pediatric neurologis

You child has a hereditary rare problem, and you may find your best advice and guidance at a children's hospital associated with an academic facility.
Find a pediatric neurologist with experience in neuromuscular disorders.

In brief: Pediatric neurologis

You child has a hereditary rare problem, and you may find your best advice and guidance at a children's hospital associated with an academic facility.
Find a pediatric neurologist with experience in neuromuscular disorders.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Thank
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends...

You may need to see a neurologist or a neurosurgeon.

In brief: It depends...

You may need to see a neurologist or a neurosurgeon.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors