What are the signs & symptoms that develop in affected dogs?
Signs include weakness, partial or total vision loss, behavior changes, abnormal gait, and seizures.
When do signs and symptoms develop?
This is an early onset form of lysosomal storage disease, this can cause affected dogs to display neurologic signs as soon as 1 month of age.
How do vets diagnose this condition?
Genetic and laboratory testing used to diagnose this disease. Advanced imaging (MRI/CT) may be used to exclude other similar disease processes.
How is this condition treated?
There is no treatment except supportive care for the clinical signs the affected dog develops.