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Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 without retinal degeneration: a case report.

By Byeong-Chae Kim, Myeong-Kyu Kim, Ki-Hyun Cho and Beom S. Jeon

Abstract

A 60-yr-old man developed progressive gait disturbance and limb ataxia at the age of 52. Family history was absent for neurological disorders. Examinations showed pure cerebellar syndrome. There was no retinal degeneration for 7 yr. A brain MRI done at the age of 56 showed atrophy of the cerebellar hemispheres and vermis. Genetic test confirmed the spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 with CAG repeat number of 42

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Publisher: Korean Academy of Medical Sciences
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