infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy


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infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy

[′in·fən‚tīl ¦nu̇·rō¦ak·sən·əl ′dis·trə·fē]
(medicine)
A familial disease of the central nervous system occurring early in life and characterized by axonal swellings, arrested development, atrophy of the optic nerves, and eventual blindness.
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Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (INAD) is a rare inherited disorder which affects the nerve axons in the brain and other parts of the body, causing progressive loss of vision, physical and mental skills.
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