Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome


Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome
A familial spongiform encephalopathy. Transgenic mice with a mutant form of the PrP gene from patients with this syndrome develop degenerative brain disease that is similar, but not identical, to that caused by scrapie.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Gerstmann Sträussler Scheinker syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = 30729 ICD10 = ICD10|A|81|9|a|80 ICD9 = ICD9|046.8 ICDO = OMIM = 137440 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D016098 Gerstmann Sträussler… …   Wikipedia

  • Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome — Gerst·mann Sträuss·ler Schein·ker syndrome gerst mən s(h)trȯis lər shīŋ kər n a rare spongiform encephalopathy that is related to Creutzfeldt Jakob disease, is marked by ataxia, dementia, and by accumulation of amyloid plaques in the brain, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome — an autosomal dominant condition that is caused by a mutation in the prion protein gene and resembles Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (CJD). Patients present with cerebellar dysfunction (ataxia and dysarthria) and later develop dementia. They continue… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome — …   Википедия

  • Síndrome de Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker — No confundir con Síndrome de Gerstmann Síndrome de Gerstmann Sträussler Scheinker Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 A81.9 CIE 9 046.8 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Straüssler — See Gerstmann Sträussler Scheinker syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerstmann-Syndrom — Als Gerstmann Syndrom wird ein Symptom Komplex bezeichnet, der erstmals von Josef Gerstmann im Jahre 1924 beschrieben wurde. Er besteht aus: Agraphie (Schwierigkeiten beim Schreiben, die nicht auf motorische Störungen oder Intelligenzminderungen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerstmann — Josef, Austrian neurologist, 1887–1969. See G. syndrome, G. Sträussler Scheinker syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Ernst Sträussler — (June 17, 1872 1959) was an Austrian neuropathologist who was a native of the Moravian city of Ungarisch Hradisch.In 1895 he earned his medical doctorate at the University of Vienna, and afterwards worked at the psychiatric clinic of Julius… …   Wikipedia


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