hereditary cerebellar ataxia

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Noun1.hereditary cerebellar ataxia - nervous disorder of late childhood and early adulthood; characterized by ataxic gait and hesitating or explosive speech and nystagmus
ataxia, ataxy, dyssynergia, motor ataxia - inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait
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Konczak, "Hereditary cerebellar ataxia progressively impairs force adaptation during goal-directed arm movements," Journal of Neurophysiology, vol.
Following the approval of the Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine Ethics Committee, this study included 129 indexed cases, who were diagnosed with hereditary cerebellar ataxia in light of clinical, laboratory, and electrophysiological findings, and 15 sibling patients, who were diagnosed through family scans (144 cases in total).
An attempt to classify cerebellar disease, with a note on Marie's hereditary cerebellar ataxia. Brain 1907; 30: 545-67.

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