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Radiological characterization of spinocerebellar ataxia type 6

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Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA-6) is a rare, autosomal dominant neurodegenerative condition characterized by adult onset cerebellar ataxia and ocular movement disorders. The presentation is non-specific, and radiological characterization would be of diagnostic benefit. There is little published on the radiological appearances of SCA-6, and there are conflicting reports in the literature. We report the radiological findings in a group of 10 patients with SCA-6.


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Volume 78, Issue 932August 2005
Pages: 681-772

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  • ReceivedJune 04,2004
  • RevisedJanuary 04,2005
  • AcceptedJanuary 28,2005
  • Published onlineJanuary 28,2014