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  1. Sporadic Porencephaly

    Sporadic porencephaly is a rare disorder affecting the central nervous system. In porencephaly,cysts or cavities form on the surface of the brain. These cysts or cavities may become filled with cerebrospinal fluid,a colorless fluid that normally surrounds the brain and spinal cord to provide protection and nourishment. The severity and associated symptoms of porencephaly vary dramatically ...

  2. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pseudotumor Cerebri is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  3. Severe Chronic Neutropenia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Neutropenia, Severe Chronic is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  4. Familial Idiopathic Basal Ganglia Calcification

    Familial idiopathic basal ganglia calcification (FIBGC) is a rare neurological disorder characterized by the presence of abnormal calcium deposits (calcifications) of unknown cause.

  5. General Myoclonus

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Myoclonus, General is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  6. Spasmodic Dysphonia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Spasmodic Dysphonia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  7. Niemann Pick Disease

    Niemann-Pick disease (NPD) is a group of rare inherited disorders of fat metabolism. At least five types of Niemann-Pick disease have been identified (NPD types A,B,C,D,and E). Symptoms of types A and B occur as a result of a deficiency of the enzyme acid sphingomyelinase (ASM),which is needed to break down sphingomyelin,a fatty substance found mostly in the brain and nervous system. ...

  8. Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Paraplegia, Hereditary Spastic is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  9. Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

    Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a neurological disorder characterized by destruction of the myelin,an oily substance that helps protect nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord,also known as central nervous system (CNS) white matter. It is caused by a virus called JC virus (JCV),named after the initials of the patient in whom it was first discovered. The virus is ...

  10. Ataxia Telangiectasia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Ataxia Telangiectasia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

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