Ataxia-tapetoretinal degeneration syndrome

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A rare hereditary ataxia characterized by simultaneous onset and development of cerebellar ataxia and chorioretinal degeneration (including macular degeneration advancing choroidal sclerosis punctata albescens and retinitis pigmentosa). There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1963.

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National Ataxia Foundation

Ataxia is a rare neurological disease affecting tens of thousands of people in the US and many thousands more around the world. It is progressive, affecting a person’s ability to walk, talk, and use fine motor skills. The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) was established in 1957 to help persons with Ataxia and their families. Our mission is to accelerate the development of treatments and a cure

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