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What is Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive?

What is Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive?

  • Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive: A neurological disease that affects the part of the brain called the basal ganglia. The disease responds well to biotin administration but relapses within a month if the biotin is stopped. If the condition is diagnosed late or there are recurring episodes, the patient may suffer ongoing symptoms such as paraparesis, mild mental retardation or dystonia.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive: Introduction

Types of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive:

Broader types of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive:

What causes Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive?

Causes of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive: see causes of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive

What are the symptoms of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive?

Symptoms of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive: see symptoms of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive

Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive.
Treatments for Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive: see treatments for Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive

Name of Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive

Main name of condition: Basal ganglia disease, biotin-responsive

 

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