Definition of Familial Parkinson disease type 1

Familial Parkinson disease type 1: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to mutation in the alpha-synuclein gene (SNCA) on chromosome 4q21. Also known as PARK1.

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