Cerebral folate deficiency

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What is cerebral folate deficiency?

Cerebral folate deficiency is a condition described as a deficiency or low levels of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), along with normal folate levels in the plasma and red blood cells. Folate is required for proper brain development.

Common symptoms reported by people with cerebral folate deficiency

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for cerebral folate deficiency

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Compare treatments taken by people with cerebral folate deficiency

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Who has cerebral folate deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 0 say cerebral folate deficiency is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 0
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
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 0
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from cerebral folate deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
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