cerebral sphingolipidosis, adult type.
Kufs disease(kŭfs, ko͝ofs)
A type of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis with onset usually during adulthood.
[H. Kufs, Ger. psychiatrist, 1871–1955]
An adult-onset neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. The onset of symptoms is usually between 21 and 26 years and always before 40. The disease is characterized by the development of dementia, myoclonic jerks, blindness, and retinitis pigmentosa.
Kufs,Hugo Friedrich, German neuropathologist, 1871-1955.
Kufs disease - cerebral sphingolipidosis, adult type.