Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome

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An early‐onset neurodegenerative syndrome of parkinsonism, dystonia, and iron accumulation in the brain. It is caused by deficiency of pantothenate kinase. [After Julius Hallervorden (1882–1965) and Hugo Spatz (1888–1969), German neurologists.]


Subjects: Chemistry.

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