Spinocerebellar Ataxia: Introduction
Persons with spinocerebellar ataxia, of which there are several types, experience a degeneration of the spinal cord and the cerebellum, the small fissured mass at the base ... more about Spinocerebellar Ataxia.
Spinocerebellar Ataxia: A condition characterised by a failure of muscle coordination due to pathology arising in the spinocerebellar tract of the spinal cord.
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causes, and treatments of Spinocerebellar Ataxia is available below.
Symptoms of Spinocerebellar Ataxia
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Spinocerebellar Ataxia: Deaths
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Spinocerebellar Ataxia: Complications
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Causes of Spinocerebellar Ataxia
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Spinocerebellar Ataxia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Spinocerebellar Ataxia: Rare Types
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Clinical Trials for Spinocerebellar Ataxia
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Article Excerpts about Spinocerebellar Ataxia
Persons with spinocerebellar ataxia, of which there are several types, experience a degeneration of the spinal cord and the cerebellum, the small fissured mass at the base of the brain, behind the brain stem.
(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
Definitions of Spinocerebellar Ataxia:
A group of dominantly inherited, predominately late-onset, cerebellar ataxias which have been divided into multiple subtypes based on clinical features and genetic mapping. Progressive ataxia is a central feature of these conditions, and in certain subtypes POLYNEUROPATHY; DYSARTHRIA; visual loss; and other disorders may develop. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch65, pp 12-17; J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 1998 Jun;57(6):531-43)
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