Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia type 4
A rare autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia characterized by onset of dystonia and other extrapyramidal signs ataxia oculomotor apraxia and progressive sensorimotor polyneuropathy in the first decade of life. Patients present distal muscle weakness and atrophy decreased vibratory sensation and areflexia and usually become wheelchair-bound by the third decade. Variable cognitive impairment may also be seen.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version November 2023
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