Dorra H'mida-Ben Brahim

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Polyneuropathy, hearing loss, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa, and cataract (PHARC) is a neurodegenerative disease marked by early-onset cataract and hearing loss, retinitis pigmentosa, and involvement of both the central and peripheral nervous systems, including demyelinating sensorimotor polyneuropathy and cerebellar ataxia. Previously, we mapped this(More)
We have identified a novel form of recessive ataxia that segregates in three children of a large consanguineous Saudi Arabian family. The three patients presented with childhood onset gait and limb ataxia, dysarthria and had limited walking without aid into their teenage years. Two patients developed epilepsy at 7 months without relapse after treatment, and(More)
Cole disease is a genodermatosis of pigmentation following a strict dominant mode of inheritance. In this study we investigated eight patients affected with an overlapping genodermatosis following recessive inheritance. The patients presented with hypo- and hyper-pigmented macules over the body, resembling dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria in addition(More)
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