FXTAS: a progressive neurologic syndrome associated with Fragile X premutation.

@article{Willemsen2005FXTASAP,
  title={FXTAS: a progressive neurologic syndrome associated with Fragile X premutation.},
  author={Rob Willemsen and Edwin Mientjes and Ben A. Oostra},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={405-10}
}
The FMR1 gene is involved in two different syndromes: Fragile X syndrome and Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS). Fragile X syndrome is a childhood disease and is associated with mental retardation as the main clinical characteristic, whereas FXTAS develops in men and women over 50 years of age. FXTAS represents a new form of inclusion disorder with a high prevalence in the general population. The neurologic phenotype of FXTAS includes intention tremor and ataxia. Associated… CONTINUE READING
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