Spinocerebellar degeneration

Spinocerebellar Degenerations: A heterogenous group of degenerative syndromes marked by progressive cerebellar dysfunction either in isolation or combined with other neurologic manifestations. Sporadic and inherited subtypes occur. Inheritance patterns include autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and X-linked. ...1

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Causes of Spinocerebellar degeneration

Most disorders that result in ataxia cause cells in the part of the brain called the cerebellum to degenerate, or atrophy. Sometimes the spine is also affected. The phrases cerebellar degeneration and spinocerebellar degeneration are used to describe changes that ...2

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Causes List for Spinocerebellar degeneration

Some possible causes of Spinocerebellar degeneration or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Spinocerebellar degeneration

Types may include:4

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Research for Spinocerebellar degeneration

What research is being done? The NINDS supports and conducts a broad range of basic and clinical research on cerebellar and spinocerebellar degeneration, including work aimed at finding the cause(s) of ataxias and ways to treat, cure, and, ultimately ...5

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ ataxia/ ataxia.htm
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  5. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ ataxia/ ataxia.htm

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