Learn About Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 11

What is the definition of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 11?
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 11 (SCA11) is characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia (difficulty walking and balance) and abnormal eye signs (jerky pursuit, horizontal and vertical movements (nystagmus), pyramidal features (increased muscular tonus, increased reflexes and an abnormal reflex known as Babinski sign and inability to make to perform fine movements), peripheral neuropathy with numbness, weakness or pain in the feet or hands or other places of the body and dystonia. Diagnosis is based on signs and symptoms and is confirmed by genetic testing finding a change in the TTBK2 gene. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.
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What are the alternative names for Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 11?
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia 11
  • SCA11
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia type 11
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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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