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ADan amyloidosis

Disease definition

A rare, neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive cataracts, hearing loss, cerebellar ataxia, paranoid psychosis and dementia. Neuropathological features are diffuse atrophy of all parts of the brain, chronic diffuse encephalopathy and the presence of extremely thin and almost completely demyelinated cranial nerves.

ORPHA:97346

  • Synonym(s):
    • Familial dementia, Danish type
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: E85.4+  I68.0*
  • OMIM: 117300
  • UMLS: C1861735
  • MeSH: C538209
  • GARD: 9169
  • MedDRA: -

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