Hallervorden-Spatz Disease

Description

Rare autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder associated with iron accumulation in the brain nuclei and characterized by progressive extrapyramidal dysfunction and dementia. by dystonia, parkinsonism, and iron accumulation in the brain


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Alternative names

  • Hallervorden Spatz disease
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