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Episodic ataxia, type 2

Episodic ataxia, type 2: Introduction

Episodic ataxia, type 2: A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness as well as nystagmus (rapid, involuntary eye movements). Stress, exertion, alcohol and coffee may trigger the episodes which can last from hours to days. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the calcium ion gene on chromosome 19p13. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Episodic ataxia, type 2 is available below.

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Prognosis for Episodic ataxia, type 2: symptoms tend to abate during adulthood

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Episodic ataxia, type 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Episodic ataxia, type 2, or a subtype of Episodic ataxia, type 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Episodic ataxia, type 2 as a "rare disease".
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