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Spinocerebellar ataxia 18

Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Introduction

Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: A rare genetic disorder (chromosome 7q22-31 defect) characterized by muscle atrophy and sensory loss. The severity of symptoms is variable. Gait ataxia and dysarthria (speech disorder) also occur and are symptoms common to all the spinocerebellar ataxia types. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Spinocerebellar ataxia 18 is available below.

Symptoms of Spinocerebellar ataxia 18

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Causes of Spinocerebellar ataxia 18

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Disease Topics Related To Spinocerebellar ataxia 18

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Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Spinocerebellar ataxia 18

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »

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Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Spinocerebellar ataxia 18

Prognosis for Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: progression is slow but wheelchair dependency does occur in the later stages and lifespan is unaffected

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  1. Spinocerebellar ataxia 18: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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