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Spinocerebellar ataxia

Introduction: Spinocerebellar ataxia

Description of Spinocerebellar ataxia

Spinocerebellar ataxia (medical condition): A condition characterised by a failure of muscle...more »

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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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Spinocerebellar ataxia as a Disease

Spinocerebellar ataxia (medical condition): See Spinocerebellar Ataxia (disease information).
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Spinocerebellar ataxia: Related Diseases

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Spinocerebellar ataxia: Article Excerpts

Persons with spinocerebellar ataxia, of which there are several types, experience a degeneration of the spinal cord...(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

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Spinocerebellar ataxia: Related Disease Topics

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  • inherited ataxia
  • hereditary ataxia
  • progressive limb and gait ataxia
  • dysarthria
  • loss of joint position and vibration senses
  • absent tendon reflexes in the legs

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