Progressive polyneuropathy with bilateral striatal necrosis

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Progressive polyneuropathy with bilateral striatal necrosis is a rare genetic disorder of thiamine metabolism and transport characterized by the childhood-onset of recurrent episodes of flaccid paralysis and encephalopathy associated with bilateral striatal necrosis and chronic progressive axonal polyneuropathy with proximal and distal muscle weakness areflexia contractures and foot deformities.

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Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Our mission at Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) is to advocate, educate, and support families in MS affected by genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM's). MMF promotes initiatives and further advancements in legislation, education, research, clinical trials, studies, therapies, targeted treatments, and eventual cures for IEM’s and all rare diseases.

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