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Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 autopsy photographs by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven On the left is the brain of an 82-year-old patient with a diagnosis of spincocerebellar ataxia... is one several autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxias. SCA6 results from a CAG trinucleotide repeat...
Best Post of March 2012: Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6 autopsy photographs by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven of an 82-year-old patient with a diagnosis of spincocerebellar ataxia, type 6 (SCA6). On the right is the brain... ataxias. SCA6 results from a CAG trinucleotide repeat expansion in the CACNA1A gene on chromosome 19p. ...
Best Post of the April 2012: Photomicrographs of spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 case by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven post in which I showed the gross finding from the same case of spinocerebellar ataxia type 6: A month ago, I posted gross photographs from an autopsy case of mine of a patient with spinocerebellar ataxia...
Photomicrographs of last month's spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 case by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven A month ago, I posted gross photographs from an autopsy case of mine of a patient with spinocerebellar ataxia type 6. I am now following up with histologic images for this case. The most striking...
ATAXIA and Multiple Sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert ATAXIA affects so many of us with MS, that I had to post this information which I obtained from Multiple Sclerosis.org Ataxia is incoordination caused by  dysfunction  to sensory nerve inputs...
Genetics Home Reference: spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 by nih.gov  definitions Reviewed February 2011 What is SCA1? Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA1... experience problems with coordination and balance (ataxia). Other signs and symptoms of SCA1 include speech...
Genetics Home Reference: spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 by nih.gov Reviewed February 2011 What is SCA2? Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2) is a condition... with coordination and balance (ataxia). Other early signs and symptoms of SCA2 include speech and swallowing...
Genetics Home Reference: spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 by nih.gov  definitions Reviewed February 2011 What is SCA3? Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3... experience problems with coordination and balance (ataxia). Other early signs and symptoms of SCA3 include...
Genetics Home Reference: spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 by nih.gov  definitions Reviewed February 2011 What is SCA6? Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA6... experience problems with coordination and balance (ataxia). Other early signs and symptoms of SCA6 include...
Small Molecule Drugs for Treatment of Ataxia Telangiectasia or DNA Damage by nih.gov Description of Invention: Ataxia telangiectasia (A-T) is a rare neurodegenerative disease that is caused by mutations in the Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated (ATM) gene, which is the chief...

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Causes Ataxia can either be inherited, or non-inherited. Inherited mean ... » Read on
Introduction Ataxia is the loss of coordination of parts of the body. It affe ... » Read on