Neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease (NIID) refers to a group of rare degenerative nerve diseases. Signs and symptoms of NIID are widespread, progressive, and usually begin in childhood. NIID causes worsening of many of the body’s activities, including balance, movement, talking, eating, and cognition. Currently the cause of NIID is not known. Both sporadic and familial cases have been described.

Source: Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), supported by ORDR-NCATS and NHGRI.

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