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Kufor-Rakeb syndrome

Disease definition

Kufor-Rakeb syndrome (KRS) is a rare genetic neurodegenerative disorder characterized by juvenile Parkinsonism, pyramidal degeneration (dystonia), supranuclear palsy, and cognitive impairment.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • PARK9
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Childhood
  • ICD-10: G23.0
  • OMIM: 606693
  • UMLS: C1847640
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9174
  • MedDRA: -

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