Hereditary ataxias

hereditary ataxia - where symptoms develop slowly over many years and are caused by faulty genes that a person inherits from their parents; the most common type is Friedreich's ataxia ...Source: NHS Choices UK1 ...

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Types of Hereditary ataxias

Many ataxias are hereditary and are classified by chromosomal location and pattern of inheritance: autosomal dominant, in which the affected person inherits a normal gene from one parent and a faulty gene from the other parent; and autosomal recessive, in ...2

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Genetics of Hereditary ataxias

Hereditary ataxia is caused by a faulty gene passed on by family members, who may or may not be affected. ...Source: NHS Choices UK3 ...

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Ataxia/ 
  2. Source: NINDS (NIH): disorders/ ataxia/ ataxia.htm
  3. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Ataxia/ 

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