Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 35

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Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 35

Synonyms: SPG35

Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 35 is a rare form of hereditary spastic paraplegia characterized by childhood (exceptionally adolescent) onset of a complex phenotype presenting with lower limb (followed by upper limb) spasticity with hyperreflexia and extensor plantar responses with additional manifestations including progressive dysarthria dystonia mild cognitive decline extrapyramidal features optic atrophy and seizures. White matter abnormalities and brain iron accumulation have also been observed on brain magnetic resonance imaging.

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Advocacy Organizations

Eleanor Kaplan Foundation Inc.

The Eleanor Kaplan Foundation or TeamLeni, is a 501c3 to raise awareness, fund and establish research programs and develop curative therapeutics for SPG49 and all TECPR2 related disorders.

Genetic Support Network of Victoria

The Genetic Support Network of Victoria is an organisation that supports people living with genetic, undiagnosed and rare conditions and those who support them including community and families, patient support organisations, health professionals and industry. Our vision is our community flourishing and living their best lives.

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