battens disease

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Batten's disease (ˈbætənz)
a rare hereditary disease in which lipids accumulate in the nervous system, leading to mental deterioration, spasticity, and blindness that start in early childhood
[C20: named after F. E. Batten (1865--1918), British neurologist]

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