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Medical Term:

Marinesco-Garland syndrome

Pronunciation: mah-re-nes'ko gar'land


a rare neurologic disorder characterized by cerebellar ataxia, congenital cataracts, and growth and mental retardation; autosomal recessive inheritance.

Synonym(s): cataract-oligophrenia syndrome, Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome, Torsten Sjögren syndrome

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