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infantile, generalized GM1 gangliosidosis


Definition: one of the hereditary metabolic diseases of infancy; resembles Tay-Sachs disease, except other organ systems (bone, liver, kidney) are affected.

Synonym(s): familial neuroviscerolipidosis, pseudo-Hurler disease, Type 1 GM1 gangliosidosis

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