Superficial siderosis

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What is superficial siderosis?

Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system is a condition caused by repeated slow bleeding into the brain (subarachnoid space), as a result, iron storage complex settles into the subpial layers of the brain and spinal cord.

Common symptoms reported by people with superficial siderosis

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with superficial siderosis

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Who has superficial siderosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 2
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from superficial siderosis patients who have completed their condition history
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