A hereditary syndrome combining acanthocytosis with neurological peculiarities and normal serum lipoprotein. Various patterns of neurologic conditions recalling Gille de la Tourette’s syndrome, Huntington’s syndrome, Friedreich’s syndrome, chorea syndromes. They include tic, grimacing, movement disorders, swallowing difficulty, poor coordination, hyporeflexia, chorea, and seizures. Self mutilation of tongue, lips, and cheeks; parkinsonism. Both sexes. From infancy. Etiology unknown. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.
We thank Ellen Goodman, MIT, Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, for correcting an error.
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