adult polyglucosan body disease
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adult polyglucosan body disease(pŏl″ē-gloo′kŏ-săn)
A rare neurological syndrome that results in peripheral nerve injury, upper motor neuron signs, bowel and bladder dysfunction, and sometimes, familial early-onset dementia. It is caused by the deposition of polyglucosan bodies in skin, central nervous system tissues, peripheral nerves, or sweat glands.
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