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Machado-Joseph Disease in Wikipedia

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Machado-Joseph disease is a type of spinocerebellar ataxia caused by a mutation in the ATXN3 gene.

It causes ophthalmoplegia and cerebellar ataxia

It is also known as Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3.

It was first identified in 1972.


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