Orphanet: Neuroferritinopathy

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Disease definition

Neuroferritinopathy is a late-onset type of neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA; see this term) characterized by progressive chorea or dystonia and subtle cognitive deficits.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Adult basal ganglia disease
    • Ferritin-related neurodegeneration
    • Hereditary ferritinopathy
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G23.0
  • OMIM: 606159
  • UMLS: C1853578
  • MeSH: C548080
  • GARD: 10686
  • MedDRA: -

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