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Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2

Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2: Introduction

Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2: A neurological disorder characterized by progressive ataxia, tremor and muscle weakness and wasting. The rate of progression and severity is variable with some needing wheelchairs in their second decade and others still capable of some walking in their 4th decade. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2

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Causes of Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2

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Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety of different severities. Diseases in this group include ...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also ...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other...read more »

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...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 true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI),...read more »

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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...read more »

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Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2

Prognosis for Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2: The condition is progressive but the severity can vary amongst patients.

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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 Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy, type 2 as a "rare disease".
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