TITLE

Genetics of movement disorders and ataxia

AUTHOR(S)
Jarman, Paul R.; Wood, Nicholas W.
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Dec2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 73, pII22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the propensity of genetic disorders of the central nervous system in causing movement disorders or ataxia as a part of the phenotype or as main phenotypic manifestation. The article discusses various genetic disorders including Huntington's disease, dystonia, and Wilson's disease, and their propensity to affect the genetics. Three types of ataxia including early onset ataxia, late onset inherited ataxia, and idiopathic degenerative late onset ataxia are also described. INSET: Abbreviations.
ACCESSION #
67205678

 

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