Synonyms: ChAc | Chorea-acanthocytosis | Levine-Critchley syndrome
Chorea-acanthocytosis (ChAc) is a form of neuroacanthocytosis (see this term) and is characterized clinically by a Huntington disease-like phenotype with progressive neurological symptoms including movement disorders psychiatric manifestations and cognitive disturbances.
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