hallervorden-spatz syndrome

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Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome Hal·ler·vor·den-Spatz syndrome (hāl'lər-vôr'dn-shpätz', hä'lər-) or Hallervorden syndrome
An inherited syndrome in which the nerve fibers connecting the striatum and globus pallidus are completely demyelinated.

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