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  1. MERRF Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report MERRF Syndrome 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. ...

  2. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Progressive Supranuclear Palsy 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. 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. ...

  4. Guillain Barré Syndrome

    Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a rare,rapidly progressive disorder that consists of inflammation of the nerves (polyneuritis) and,usually causing muscle weakness,sometimes progressing to complete paralysis. Although the precise cause of GBS is unknown,a viral or respiratory infection precedes the onset of the syndrome in about half of the cases. This has led to the theory that GBS may be ...

  5. Ataxia with Vitamin E Deficiency

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Ataxia with Vitamin E Deficiency 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. Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome

    Summary Glucose transporter type 1 (Glut1) deficiency syndrome is a rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by deficiency of a protein that is required for glucose (a simple sugar) to cross the blood-brain barrier. The most common symptom is seizures (epilepsy),which usually begin within the first few months of life. However,the symptoms and severity of Glut1 deficiency syndrome can ...

  7. Sandhoff Disease

    Sandhoff disease is a lipid storage disorder characterized by a progressive deterioration of the central nervous system. The clinical symptoms of Sandhoff disease are identical to Tay-Sachs disease. Sandhoff disease is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder caused by an abnormal gene for the beta subunit of the hexosaminidase B enzyme. This gene abnormality results in a deficiency of ...

  8. 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.

  9. Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation Type 1 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. ...

  10. Motor Neuron Disease

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Motor Neuron Disease 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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