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Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome

Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome: Introduction

Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome: A nerve disorder which affects the motor nerves and results in movement problems which includes the eyes. Gait problems are usually the first symptom and this is followed by speaking difficulty, intention tremor and then eye movement problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome

Treatments for Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome

  • Mainly involves physical therapy, wheelchair use when needed and special education. Joining a support group and genetic counseling is also usually recommended. A high protein diet may be recommended when blood albumin levels become low. A low-cholesterol diet is also recommended. Regular monitoring by a neurologist is also advised
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Prognosis for Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome

Prognosis for Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome: The condition generally progresses relatively slowly with loss of walking ability usually occurring within a decade of onset. Most patients require wheelchairs by the end of their second decade of life. Some patients die within a few decades whereas others can live into their 50's.

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Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome, or a subtype of Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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