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Friedreich Ataxia eMedicine Orthopedics

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Description: Friedreich ataxia (FA) is the prototype of all forms of progressive ataxia and accounts for approximately one half of all cases of hereditary ataxia. FA is an autosomal recessive spinocerebellar disorder, which has a slow but relentlessly degenerative course.
Synonyms and related keywords: FA, progressive ataxia, hereditary spinal ataxia, heredotaxia
Natalya V Bulaeva, MD 2005

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Author/Contact: Natalya V Bulaeva, MD
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Added: Thu Apr 10 2008