Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome


Gerst·​mann-Sträuss·​ler-Schein·​ker syndrome ˈgerst-mən-ˈs(h)trȯis-lər-ˈshīŋ-kər- How to pronounce Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome (audio)
variants or Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease or Gerstmann-Sträussler syndrome
: any of several rare fatal prion diseases that are inherited as autosomal dominant traits and are marked by progressive cognitive and motor impairment and by the accumulation of amyloid plaques in the brain

called also Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease, Gerstmann-Sträussler syndrome

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“Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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