Health Issues


The health issues of Kabuki Syndrome are variable. Many different health issues have been observed among children with Kabuki syndrome, however an individual child may have only a sub-set of those issues. Those born with heart malformations, cleft lip/palate, or other obvious physical anomalies, will be more likely to receive an early diagnosis. For others, this process may take longer.

Hint for Parents

Preventative Use for Juice

Is you child pronei to bladder infection? Pure cranberry juice produces hippuric acid which acidifies the urine and prevents bacteria from sticking to the walls of the bladder so that infections aren't as likely to occur.


Cardiac Defects in Patients with Kabuki Syndrome

Easy-to-understand common cardiac problems associated with Kabuki Syndrome.

tags: Cardiac
Last updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 11:10

Kabuki Syndrome - The Visual Issues

Do you know the difference between eyesight and vision?

Last updated: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 11:23

Kidney Anomalies in a Person with Kabuki Syndrome

Learn about the various kidney problems associated with Kabuki syndrome.

Last updated: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 17:01

SOS - Signals Help for Sensory Oral Feeding and Swallowing Problems!!

Why is my child vomiting after each meal? Why is my child able to start to eat fine and then after a few minutes into mealtime he/she stops eating and starts crying? Find out the answers!

Last updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 17:22

The Impact of Gastrointestinal Issues on Oral Feeding

The impact of gastroesophageal reflux and constipation on feeding in children with Kabuki Syndrome.

Last updated: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 17:09

Promoting Positive Feeding Behaviors in Children with Kabuki Syndrome

Feeding problems in children with Kabuki Syndrome can seem overwhelming, but the good news is that almost any feeding problem can be overcome.

Last updated: Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 08:32

Understanding Behaviors

An indepth look at the sensory processes necessary for equilibrium.  Based on the conference, Becoming a Behavioral Detective, by Kim Barthel.

Last updated: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 17:13

Some Physical Therapy Perspectives on ‘Low Tone’and Kabuki Syndrome

Low tone, lax ligaments, sensory do they affect the gross motor development of the child with Kabuki Syndrome?

Last updated: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 17:11

Immune and Autoimmune Issues in Kabuki Syndrome

Although not yet clearly understood, some children with Kabuki syndrome do not have immune systems that are working properly.

Last updated: Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 08:29

Hypoglycemia - How it Relates to Kabuki Syndrome

There is increased evidence that hypoglycemiai may play a significant role in the child with Kabuki syndrome.

Last updated: Friday, June 1, 2012 - 06:19