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Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1

Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1: Introduction

Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1: 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, type 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1

Treatments for Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1

  • 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, type 1

Prognosis for Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1: 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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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1 as a "rare disease".
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  1. Ataxia -- oculomotor apraxia, type 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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