Spielmeyer-Vogt disease

noun
a congenital progressive disorder of lipid metabolism having an onset at age 5 and characterized by blindness and dementia and early death
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  • Spielmeyer-Vogt disease — Spiel·mey·er Vogt disease shpēl .mī ər fōkt n batten disease Spielmeyer Walter (1879 1935) German neurologist. Spielmeyer is known for his descriptions of a method of microscopic examination of myelin sheaths of the nervous system (1911) and of a …   Medical dictionary

  • enfermedad de Batten-Spielmeyer-Vogt — Eng. Batten Spielmeyer Vogt disease Ver lipofuscinosis cerúlea …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Spielmeyer — Walter, Munich neurologist, 1879–1935. See S. acute swelling, S. Stock disease, S. Vogt disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Vogt — Alfred, Swiss ophthalmologist, 1879–1943. See V. Koyanagi syndrome. Cécile, German neurologist, 1875–1962. See V. syndrome. Heinrich W., German neurologist, *1875. See Spielmeyer V. disease. Karl C., German physiologist, 1817–1895. See V. angle.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vogt-Spielmeyer disease — Vogt Spiel·mey·er disease (fōktґ shpēlґmi ər) [Heinrich Vogt, German physician, early 20th century; Walter Spielmeyer, German physician, 1879–1935] see under disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Vogt-Spielmeyer-Stock-Krankheit — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E75.4 Neuronale Zeroidlipofuszinose …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vogt-Spielmeyer disease — the juvenile form of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis with onset between 5 and 10 years of age, characterized by rapid cerebroretinal degeneration, massive loss of brain substance, excessive neuronal storage of lipofuscin, and death within 10 to 15 …   Medical dictionary

  • Walther Spielmeyer — (April 23, 1879 February 6, 1935) was a German neuropathologist who was a native of Dessau. He studied medicine at the University of Halle under Eduard Hitzig (1838 1907), and in 1906 went to Freiburg, where he was an assistant to Alfred Hoche… …   Wikipedia

  • congenital disease — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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