A new form of complicated hereditary spastic paraplegia with cataracts, atretic ear canals and hypopigmentation.


A 16-year-old Hispanic boy born of consanguineous parents is described as having a history of cataracts, progressive lower-extremity spasticity and atrophy starting at 4 years of age, atretic ear canals with hearing dysfunction and diffuse patchy cutaneous hypopigmented areas. Clinical examination showed the typical signs of spastic paraplegia with… (More)