Adult-onset gm1 gangliosidosis

An autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease characterized by deficiency of the enzyme acid beta-galactosidase, resulting in the accumulation of acid lipids in the nervous system. Signs and symptoms include neurologic disturbances, muscle atrophy, dystonia, eye abnormalities, and formation of angiokeratomas.

Disease Alternative Name

gm1 gangliosidosis

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