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Table 1 Neuroacanthocytosis syndromes

From: Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes

Core neuroacanthocytosis syndromes Neuroacanthocytosis with lipoprotein disorders Acanthocytosis in systemic diseases where neurological findings may also be present
Chorea-acanthocytosis (ChAc) Abetalipoproteinemia (Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome) Severe malnutrition (e.g. anorexia nervosa)
McLeod syndrome (MLS) Familial hypobetalipoproteinemia Cancers, sarcoma
Huntington's disease-like 2 (HDL2) Anderson disease Thyroid disorders, myxoedema
Pantothenate kinase associated neurodegeneration (PKAN) Atypical Wolman disease Splenectomy
   Liver cirrhosis, hepatic encephalopathy
   Eales' disease (angiopathia retinae juvenilis)
  1. MELAS, mitochondrial encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes.