Early-onset progressive neurodegeneration-blindness-ataxia-spasticity syndrome

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Synonyms: Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 79

A rare genetic neurodegenerative disease characterized by normal early development followed by childhood onset optic atrophy with progressive vision loss and eventually blindness followed by progressive neurological decline that typically includes cerebellar ataxia nystagmus dorsal column dysfunction (decreased vibration and position sense) spastic paraplegia and finally tetraparesis.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version May 2024

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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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