Autosomal dominant sensory ataxia: a neuroaxonal dystrophy

  title={Autosomal dominant sensory ataxia: a neuroaxonal dystrophy},
  author={Jeremy J. Moeller and Robert James Macaulay and Paul N. Valdmanis and Lyle E. Weston and Guy Rouleau and Nicolas Dupre},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
Autosomal dominant sensory ataxia (ADSA), a rare hereditary ataxia, is characterized by progressive dysfunction of central sensory pathways. Its pathological features have not been previously documented. We report a case of a 61-year-old man with ADSA who died of congestive heart failure. Autopsy specimens of brain, thoracolumbar spinal cord, peripheral nerve and skeletal muscle were examined. There was no abnormality on gross examination. Microscopically, there were occasional swollen axons… CONTINUE READING