Medical Definition of Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis

1. A disorder with deposition of cholestanol in the brain and other tissues and high levels in plasma but with normal cholesterol level; characterised by progressive cerebellar ataxia beginning after puberty, juvenile cataracts, spinal cord involvement, and tendinous or tuberous xanthomata; autosomal recessive inheritance. Probably due to a defect in hepatic mitochondrial 26-hydroxylase in bile acid biosynthesis. Synonym: cerebrotendinous cholesterinosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis

cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea
cerebrospinal fluid shunts
cerebrospinal fluids
cerebrospinal index
cerebrospinal meningitis
cerebrospinal nematodiasis
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cerebrotendinous
cerebrotendinous cholesterinosis
cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (current term)
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