Sialidosis

Sialidosis: A form of mucolipidosis characterized by deficiency of acid alpha-N-acetyl- neuraminidase (sialidase). See also mucolipidosis, mucopolysaccharidosis.
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sialidosis

Synonym for cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome ... <syndrome> A neuronal storage disorder in children characterised by a cherry red spot at the macula, progressive myoclonus, and easily controlled seizures; the result of sialidase deficiency. Type 1 is characterised by normal body habitus, cherry red macula, myoclonus, and normal beta-galacto...
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sialidosis

(si-al″ĭ-do┬┤sis) an autosomal recessive disorder due to a deficiency of sialidase; there are two different types: Type I is of adolescent or adult onset and is characterized by myoclonus, cherry-red spots in the eyes with progressive loss of vision, and storage of oligosaccharides with sialic acid residues. Type II...
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sialidosis

sialidosis An autosomal recessive disorder due to a deficiency of sialidase, occurring as two types with differing manifestations. Type I is of adolescent or adult onset and is characterized by myoclonus, ocular cherry red spot with progressive loss of visual acuity, and storage of sialyloligosaccharides. Type II is additionally characterized by ...
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sialidosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: sī-al′i-dō′sis Synonyms: cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome
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Sialidosis

Mucolipidosis type I (ML I) or sialidosis is an inherited lysosomal storage disease that results from a deficiency of the enzyme alpha-N -acetyl neuraminidase (sialidase). The lack of this enzyme results in an abnormal accumulation of complex carbohydrates known as mucopolysaccharides, and of fatty substances known as mucolipids. Both of these sub...
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