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cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome

cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome in Medicine

cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome n.
Either of two types of neuronal storage disorders in children characterized by a cherry-red spot at the macula, progressive myoclonus, and easily controlled seizures, and resulting from a deficiency of sialidase. Also called sialidosis.

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