Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome—an older face of the fragile X gene

@article{Hagerman2007FragileXT,
  title={Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome—an older face of the fragile X gene},
  author={Paul J. Hagerman and Randi J. Hagerman},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={107-112}
}
Background A 76-year-old man presented with an 8-year history of balance problems and a 2-year history of short-term memory loss. He had also been experiencing long-term problems with impotence and episodes of urinary incontinence, and had been managed for hypertension for 25 years. His medical history was otherwise unremarkable. Three of his grandchildren had been diagnosed with fragile X syndrome.Investigations Neurological examination, cognitive and neuropsychological testing, nerve… CONTINUE READING

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