neuroacanthocytosis


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neuroacanthocytosis

[noo͡r′ō·ə·kan′thō·sī·tō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, neuron, nerve + akantha, thorn + kytos, cell + osis, condition
an autosomal-recessive syndrome characterized by tics, chorea, and personality changes, with acanthocytes in the blood.
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He told the 40-year-old's parents, Gordon and Gillian Parry, of High Park, Hawarden, he had never heard of neuroacanthocytosis (NA) which affects the nervous system.