Westphal-Leyden syndrome

Westphal-Leyden syndrome

Acute ataxia An AD disease of childhood that progesses to death within 10 yrs of onset Clinical Vertigo, vomiting, proximal muscular rigidity, convulsive seizures, and mental defects


Ernst V. von, German physician, 1832-1910.
Charcot-Leyden crystals - see under Charcot
Leyden ataxia - Synonym(s): Westphal-Leyden syndrome
Leyden crystals - Synonym(s): Charcot-Leyden crystals
Leyden disease
Leyden-Möbius muscular dystrophy - Synonym(s): limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
Leyden neuritis - fatty degeneration of the fibers of the affected nerve.
Westphal-Leyden syndrome - see under Westphal


Karl Freiderich Otto, German neuranatomist and psychiatrist, 1833-1890.
Edinger-Westphal nucleus - see under Edinger
Erb-Westphal sign - see under Erb
Strümpell-Westphal disease - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
Westphal ataxia - Synonym(s): Westphal-Leyden syndrome
Westphal disease - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
Westphal phenomenon - Synonym(s): Erb-Westphal sign
Westphal pseudosclerosis - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
Westphal pupillary reflex - Synonym(s): Piltz sign
Westphal sign - Synonym(s): Erb-Westphal sign
Westphal-Erb sign - Synonym(s): Erb-Westphal sign
Westphal-Leyden syndrome - absence of knee jerk reflex characteristic of neurosyphilitic disease. Synonym(s): Leyden ataxia; Westphal ataxia
Westphal-Piltz phenomenon - Synonym(s): Piltz sign
Westphal-Strümpell pseudosclerosis - Synonym(s): Wilson disease