chorea-acanthocytosis

cho·re·a-a·can·tho·cy·to·sis

a slowly progressive familial chorea with associated mental deterioration, diminished deep tendon reflexes, bilateral atrophy of the putamen and caudate nuclei and acanthocytosis (thorny appearance of blood erythrocytes); the disorder typically begins around late adolescence; inheritance is usually autosomal recessive.
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Increased membrane protein phosphorylation and anion transport activity in chorea-acanthocytosis.