[Spongious cerebral dystrophy at an infant age (Canavan-Bogaert-Bertrand types) in three siblings of a non-Jewish family in upper Franconia (author's transl)].


A daughter and two sons of possibly consangineous parents died after motor and mental deterioration at 18, 16 and 15 months of age. Spongy degeneration of the CNS (Canavan-van-Bogaert-Bertrand type) was diagnosed on neuropathological examinationtion; the histological findings were almost identical in the patients. Own clinical experiences are compared with… (More)


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