Definition. Idiopathic sporadic ataxia with positive serum antigliadin antibodies (IgG and/or IgA), even in the absence of duodenal enteropathy.
Ataxia-telangiectasia (AT or A-T), also referred to as ataxia-telangiectasia syndrome or Louis–Bar syndrome, is a rare, neurodegenerative, autosomal recessive disease causing severe disability.
The ataxias are clinically heterogenous disorders caused by pathological processes affecting the cerebellum and cerebellar pathways resulting in impaired coordination.
Ataxia is a neurological sign consisting of lack of voluntary coordination of muscle movements that includes gait abnormality.Ataxia is a non-specific clinical manifestation implying dysfunction of the parts of the nervous system that coordinate movement, such as the cerebellum.
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Ataxia Telangectasia AT Mutant (ATM) gene ; Chromosome 11q22.3; Recessive Epidemiology Incidence: 1 in 40,000-300,000 live births: …
The Massachusetts General Hospital Ataxia Unit provides expert diagnosis, treatment and education for patients with ataxia and other cerebellar disorders.
INTRODUCTION. Acute cerebellar ataxia is a syndrome that occurs in previously well ren, often presenting as a postinfectious disorder .The pathogenesis, clinical presentation, evaluation, and prognosis of acute cerebellar ataxia will be reviewed here.
What is FA? Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) is a debilitating, life-shortening, degenerative neuro-muscular disorder. About one in 50,000 people in the United States have Friedreich’s ataxia.
Epidemiology Western Europeans Incidence: 1 in 20,000 to 125,000 Carrier frequency: 1 in 60 to 110 75% of hereditary ataxia with onset < 25 years