Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration
"Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A rare autosomal recessive degenerative disorder which usually presents in late childhood or adolescence. Clinical manifestations include progressive MUSCLE SPASTICITY; hyperreflexia; MUSCLE RIGIDITY; DYSTONIA; DYSARTHRIA; and intellectual deterioration which progresses to severe dementia over several years. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p972; Davis & Robertson, Textbook of Neuropathology, 2nd ed, pp972-929)
|Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration
- Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration
- Neurodegeneration, Pantothenate Kinase-Associated
- Pantothenate Kinase Associated Neurodegeneration
- Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome
- Hallervorden Spatz Syndrome
- PKAN Neuroaxonal Dystrophy, Juvenile-Onset
- PKAN Neuroaxonal Dystrophy, Juvenile Onset
- Pigmentary Pallidal Atrophy
- Pallidal Atrophy, Pigmentary
- Pigmentary Pallidal Degeneration
- Degeneration, Pigmentary Pallidal
- Hallervorden-Spatz Disease
- Hallervorden Spatz Disease
- Neurodegeneration With Brain Iron Accumulation 1
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