Behavioral disorder, dementia, ataxia, and rigidity in a large family with TATA box-binding protein mutation.

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BACKGROUND Spinocerebellar ataxia type 17 is an autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia caused by a CAG repeat expansion in the TATA box-binding protein gene. Ataxia is typically the first sign whereas behavioral symptoms occur later. OBJECTIVE To characterize the unusual phenotypic expression of a large spinocerebellar ataxia type 17 kindred. DESIGN… (More)

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