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Postgrad Med J. 1970 December; 46(542): 698–701.
PMCID: PMC2467126

Acanthocytosis, normolipoproteinaemia and multiple tics

Abstract

A chronic degenerative neurological disorder is described which is characterized by tics, grimacing, involuntary movements, a severe disturbance of swallowing and a concurrent malformation of the erythrocytes. This condition is clearly different from familial hypo-betalipoproteinaemia and abetalipoproteinaemia, the two previously described neurological disorders associated with abnormal red cells.

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