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6th Edition of International Conference on Neurology and Brain Disorders

October 24 -26, 2022

October 24 -26, 2022 | Orlando, Florida, USA
INBC 2022

Chandra Mohan Bhaedwaj

Speaker at Neurology and Brain Disorders 2022 - Chandra Mohan Bhaedwaj
SGT Medical College, India
Title : A Family of rare Genetic Disorders


McLeod neuroacanthocytosis syndrome is a ultra rare genetic disorder that occurs almost exclusively in males.It affects brain and spinal cord. Affected individual develops jerky movements of arms, legs, dystonia of face ,tongue which ultimately leads to swallowing difficulty. It is also characterised by abnormal star shaped cells called acanthocytes on periphera blood  smear. We report a family where mother died due to abnormal neurological disorder(not documented), daughter has huntington chorea , middle son has McLeod neuroacanthocytosis.

Key words-McLeod neuroacanthocytosis, Huntington chorea, jerky movements, acanthocytes, dystonia


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