Family amaurotic idiocy without characteristic ophthalmoscopic signs by Frederick Parkes Weber

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  • Mental Retardation

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Statementby F. Parkes Weber
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
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Amaurotic idiocy definition is - any of several recessive genetic conditions characterized by the accumulation of lipid-containing cells in the viscera and nervous system, intellectual disability, and impaired vision or blindness; especially: tay-sachs disease.

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Now tell me yours.[quot] Similar confusion appears to afflict our knowledge of the diseases collectively (and now unsafely) termed [quot] amaurotic family idiocy [quot]. Etiologically, amaurotic family idiocy is still an unsolved mystery.

Family amaurotic idiocy without characteristic ophthalmoscopic signs book the predisposing factors that have been discussed may be mentioned the following: (a) Familial tendency, inasmuch as frequently several children in the same family are affected.

Epstein reported a family in which 4 of the 8 children died of this disease. (b) by: 6. Tay–Sachs disease is a genetic disorder that results in the destruction of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

The most common form is infantile Tay–Sachs disease which becomes apparent around three to six months of age, with the baby losing the ability to turn over, sit, or crawl. This is then followed by seizures, hearing loss, and inability to move, with death usually occurring by Specialty: Medical genetics.

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amaurotic familial idiocy former name for neuronal ceroid-lipofuscinosis. mongolian. IDIOCY, med. jur. That condition of mind, in which the reflective, or all or a part of the affective powers, are either entirely wanting, or are manifested to the least possible e.

infantile amaurotic idiocy: 1 n a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood Synonyms: Sachs disease, Tay-Sachs, Tay-Sachs disease Type of: monogenic disease, monogenic disorder an inherited.

"Amaurotic family idiocy." Archives of Pediatrics "Some familial and hereditary features of amaurotic idiocy." American Journal of Insanity, Baltimore "A Case of the Juvenile Form of Family Amaurotic.

The term amaurotic family idiocy means different things to different people. It all began in that first year of meetings of the Ophthalmological Society of Author: David G. Cogan.

Amaurosis definition is - partial or complete loss of sight occurring especially without an externally perceptible change in the eye. The topic Familial Amaurotic Idiocy you are seeking is a synonym, or alternative name, or is closely related to the medical condition Tay-Sachs Disease (TSD).

Quick Summary: Tay-Sachs Disease (TSD) is an enzyme deficiency, or a complete absence of the enzyme called beta-hexosaminidase A, disorder.

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Amaurotic Idiocy. It is a curious fact that amaurotic family idiocy, a rare and fatal disease of children, occurs mostly among Jews. The largest number of cases have been observed in the United States—over thirty in number.

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