Gangliosidosis GM1


CSP: form of gangliosidosis characterized by accumulation of G(M1) ganglioside and oligosaccharides in lysosomes caused by an absence or severe deficiency of the enzyme beta-galactosidase (type A1); three phenotypes of this disorder are infantile (generalized), juvenile, and adult; the infantile form is characterized by skeletal abnormalities, hypotonia, poor psychomotor development, hirsutism, hepatosplenomegaly, and facial abnormalities; the juvenile form features hyperacusis, seizures, and psychomotor retardation; the adult form features progressive intellectual deterioration, involuntary movements, ataxia, and spasticity.,MSH: An autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder caused by the absence or deficiency of BETA-GALACTOSIDASE. It is characterized by intralysosomal accumulation of G(M1) GANGLIOSIDE and oligosaccharides, primarily in neurons of the central nervous system. The infantile form is characterized by MUSCLE HYPOTONIA, poor psychomotor development, HIRSUTISM, hepatosplenomegaly, and facial a

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