spielmeyer-vogt disease

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Spielmeyer-Vogt disease Spiel·mey·er-Vogt disease (shpēl'mī'ər-)
The late juvenile type of cerebral sphingolipidosis. Also called Batten-Mayou disease, ceroid lipofuscinosis, Vogt-Spielmeyer disease.

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spielmeyer-vogt disease

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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