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Neuroacanthocytosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Neuroacanthocytosis
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.662.262.249.937
C16.320.400.550
Unique ID
D054546
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054546
Scope Note
An inherited autosomal disorder that is characterized by neurodegeneration; orofacial and buccal DYSKINESIAS; CHOREA; and thorny-looking red cells (ACANTHOCYTES). This disorder is due to mutations of chorein which is important in protein trafficking and is encoded by Vps13a on chromosome 9q21.
Entry Term(s)
Acanthocytosis with Neurologic Disorder
Chorea Acanthocytosis
Chorea Acanthocytosis Syndrome
Chorea-Acanthocytosis
Choreoacanthocytosis
Levine-Critchley Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Acanthocytes (1981-2007)
Hematologic Diseases (1982-2007)
Movement Disorders (1982-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008; see CHOREATIC DISORDERS 2000-2007
History Note
2008 (2000)
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Neuroacanthocytosis Preferred
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