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Definition

An autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by early-onset hypotonia which progresses to a pyramidal syndrome with ataxia, spasticity, hyperreflexia, weakness and loss of ambulation. Brain imaging shows cerebellar atrophy and hypomyelinating leukodystrophy.

Acronym

SPAX8

Keywords

Neurodegeneration
Leukodystrophy

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