Autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxias
in ethnic Bengalees in West Bengal--an eastern Indian State.
Ataxia-telangiectasia: A familial syndrome of progressive cerebellar ataxia
, oculocutaneous telangiectasia and frequent pulmonary infection: A preliminary report on seven children, an autopsy and a case biopsy.
Infections that primarily result in cerebellar dysfunction are rare, with the most common being acute cerebellar ataxia
of childhood that has been attributed to various viruses including echo, Coxsackie groups A and B, Epstein-Barr, and herpes simplex.
The patient had a hereditary syndrome called familial cerebellar ataxia
The patients with SCD comprised 4 with sporadic cerebellar ataxia
of late onset, 3 with familial cerebellar cortical atrophy, and 3 with sporadic olivopontocerebellar atrophy (OPCA).
Courtney was born with the condition cerebellar ataxia
, a disease which affects the nervous system.
The most common causes are postinfectious acute cerebellar ataxia
, toxin ingestion and Guillain-Barre syndrome.
The study compared 11 healthy people (control group) to 11 patients with cerebellar damage (caused by spinocerebellar ataxia, sporadic cerebellar ataxia
or autosomal-dominant cerebellar ataxia
type III) but no evidence of white matter damage, spontaneous nystagmus or atrophy to the brainstem.
Although we do not know whether all the autistic children had cerebellar ataxia
, we do know that if antibodies made against alpha-gliadin manage to cross the blood-brain barrier, the children may be at risk of developing ataxia in the future.
Patients can present with altered mental status, seizures, pyramidal dysfunction, cerebellar ataxia
, brainstem syndromes, optic neuritis, myelitis, and rarely myeloradiculopathy and extrapyramidal syndromes (2).
Ms Hale, who has five grownup sons, suffered from the rare progressive disorder cerebellar ataxia
which affects the nervous system to cause a lack of co-ordination.
Former British Telecom operator Mrs Cross was confined to bed and was unable to travel alone or speak clearly, a victim of the rare degenerative brain disorder cerebellar ataxia
Mr Burke, who suffers from cerebellar ataxia
, had feared reaching the point where, unable to communicate, he would take two to three weeks to die of starvation or thirst.
Leslie Burke, aged 44, has the degenerative brain condition cerebellar ataxia
Ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T)  is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by a wide range of clinical manifestations, including cerebellar ataxia
, conjunctival telangiectases, recurrent sinopulmonary infections, radiosensitivity, and increased cancer susceptibility (1).