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Brush·field-Wy·att dis·ease

(brŭsh'fēld wī'ăt),
a familial disorder characterized by unilateral nevus, contralateral hemiplegia, hemianopia, cerebral angioma, and mental retardation; possibly a variant of Sturge-Weber syndrome.
Synonym(s): nevoid amentia
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amentia

(a?men'ch(e-)a) [L. amentia, madness, insanity]
1. Congenital mental deficiency; mental retardation.
2. Mental disorder characterized by confusion, disorientation, and occasionally stupor. See: dementia

nevoid amentia

Sturge-Weber syndrome.

phenylpyruvic amentia

Mental retardation due to phenylketonuria.
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Brushfield,

Thomas, English physician, 1858-1937.
Brushfield spots - light-colored condensations of the surface of the mid-iris; seen in Down syndrome.
Brushfield-Wyatt disease - a familial disorder characterized by unilateral nevus, contralateral hemiplegia, hemianopia, cerebral angioma, and mental retardation. Synonym(s): nevoid amentia
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