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  1. 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.

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Transverse Myelitis

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Transverse Myelitis 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. ...

  5. Neuroacanthocytosis

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Neuroacanthocytosis 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. Aceruloplasminemia

    Aceruloplasminemia is a rare genetic disorder characterized by the abnormal accumulation of iron in the brain and various internal organs. Affected individuals develop neurological symptoms including cognitive impairment and movement disorders. Degeneration of the retina and diabetes may also occur. Symptoms usually become apparent during adulthood between 20 and 60 years of age. ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Post Polio Syndrome

    Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a syndrome that affects some people who have had polio (poliomyelitis) and occurs many years (typically from 10 to 40 years) after recovery from the initial infection. It is characterized by the development of progressive weakness in muscles that were affected by the original polio infection. In addition,those affected may experience extreme fatigue and joint pain. ...

  10. Distal Myopathy

    Distal myopathy (or distal muscular dystrophy) is a general term for a group of rare progressive genetic disorders characterized by wasting (atrophy) and weakness of the voluntary distal muscles. The distal muscles are those farther from the center of the body and include the muscles of the lower arms and legs and the hands and feet. Conversely,the proximal muscles are the muscles closest to ...

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