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- Adult-Onset Ceroidosis
- Amaurotic Familial Idiocy, Adult
- Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis, Adult form
- Generalized Lipofuscinosis
- Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Adult Type
Kufs Disease is characterized by neurologic symptoms that may mimic mental illness, movement malfunction, and problems with sight. Kufs Disease is linked to excess accumulations of pigments (lipofuscins) dissolved in fat tissues that are found throughout the central nervous system. Kufs Disease, Batten Disease, Bielchowsky Disease, and Santavuori-Haltia Disease are different forms of the same family of disorders (neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses [NCL]) that are differentiated by the age of onset. The various forms of this disorder are often extremely difficult to differentiate from other progressive degenerative diseases of the central nervous system.
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