Hereditary ataxias and paraplegias in Valle d'Aosta, Italy: a study of prevalence and disability.

@article{Leone1995HereditaryAA,
  title={Hereditary ataxias and paraplegias in Valle d'Aosta, Italy: a study of prevalence and disability.},
  author={Maria Anna Leone and Edo Bottacchi and Gabriele D'Alessandro and Stefano Kustermann},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1995},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={183-7}
}
INTRODUCTION a study was conducted in the Valle d'Aosta Region, Italy, (115270 inhabitants) to determine the prevalence of hereditary ataxias (HA) and hereditary spastic paraplegias (HSP), and the degree of disability they cause. METHODS we identified all patients with suspected HA or HSP referred from 1981 to 1991 to in- and out-patient departments, EEG, EMG, and CT-scan services, and centres for the handicapped. Harding's criteria were followed for diagnosis and classification. RESULTS at… CONTINUE READING

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