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A rare disease a day: Batten Disease

Following on from past installments of “A rare disease a day” Hunter syndrome, Gaucher disease, Tay-Sachs, Morquio syndrome, Fabry disease, Sanfilippo syndrome, Krabbe Disease, Niemann-Pick Disease it is now the turn of Batten Disease. Batten disease (also known as Spielmeyer-Vogt-Sjögren-Batten disease) is a an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder that begins in childhood. The incidence is  …

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