Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (NCL) are reviewed. All four main types are progressive encephalopathies characterized by neuronal and extraneuronal accumulation of ceroid and lipofuscin like storage cytosomes. The pathogenesis of NCL is still unknown, in most subtypes. This review concerns recent advances in genetic studies, broadening of the clinical spectrum of NCL and progress in prenatal diagnosis.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Giornale di Neuropsicofarmacologia|
|Publication status||Published - May 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pharmaceutical Science
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology