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SCA6Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6
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Mental retardation and optical atrophy were other neurological examination findings that distinguished FA cases from SCAI and SCA6 cases, and these findings were detected in I4.
The repeat-containing regions of the genes causing SCA1, SCA2, SCA3/MJD, SCA6, SCA7, SCA8, SCA12, SCA17 and DRPLA were amplified using appropriate primer pairs with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) [Table 1].
Clinical findings in the more common types of SCA in the SA cohort * Clinical features SCA1 SCA2 SCA6 SCA7 Gait ataxia + + + + Limb ataxia + + + + Dysarthria + + + + Progressive disabling visual impairment + Maculopathy + Pigmentary retinopathy + Supranuclear ophthalmoplegia + + + Diplopia with inability to maintain ocular fixation + Reduced smooth pursuit eye movements + + Slow saccadic eye movements + + Brisk tendon reflexes/spasticity + + Sensory peripheral neuropathy + + Cognitive impairment (late) + + * SCA3 and SCA17 excluded owing to insufficient clinical data.
During his tenure in the California Legislature he was Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee and the author of SCA6 and SB1420, the legislative underpinnings of the high-speed rail vision.
Frequency of SCA1, SCA2, SCA3/MJD, SCA6, SCA7, and DRPLA CAG trinucleotide repeat expansion in patients with hereditary spinocerebellar ataxia from Chinese kindreds.