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Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation (NBIA)

Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA) is a rare, inherited, neurological movement disorder characterized by progressive degeneration of the nervous system. Symptoms, which vary greatly among patients and usually develop during childhood, may include slow writhing, distorting muscle contractions of the limbs, face, or trunk, choreoathetosis (involuntary, purposeless jerky muscle ...

Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (INAD)

Infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy (INAD) is an extremely rare, inherited degenerative disorder of the nervous system characterized by abnormalities of nerve endings (axons) within the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system) and outside the central nervous system (peripheral nerves). In most cases, infants and children with INAD appear to develop ...

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