Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation.

  title={Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation.},
  author={Petr Dux0161ek and S. A. Schneider},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={25 4},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Recent years have witnessed the discoveries of several genes causing neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA) and subsequently their novel classification scheme was suggested. The first results of treatments with modern chelating drugs are also being published. RECENT FINDINGS Most recently, mutations in the c19orf12 gene encoding a mitochondrial protein of unknown function were identified in patients suffering from hitherto unknown NBIA presenting with a… CONTINUE READING


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