Spastic paraparesis-deafness syndrome

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Spastic paraparesis-deafness syndrome

Synonyms: Spastic paraparesis-hearing loss syndrome | Wells-Jankovic syndrome

A rare neurologic disease characterized by spastic paraparesis presenting in late childhood and hearing loss. Additional features may include retinal anomalies lenticular opacities short stature hypogonadism sensory deficits tremor dysdiochokinesia elevated cerebrospinal fluid protein and absent or prolonged somatosensory evoked potentials. Plasma and fibroblast levels of saturated very long-chain fatty acids are normal. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1986.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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