High prevalence of spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 in an ethnic Tamil community in India.

@article{Rengaraj2005HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 in an ethnic Tamil community in India.},
  author={R Rengaraj and Madhuram Dhanaraj and Thangam Arulmozhi and Biswanath Chattopadhyay and N P Battacharyya},
  journal={Neurology India},
  year={2005},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={308-10; discussion 311}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence, clinical and molecular genetic characteristics of cerebellar ataxia in an ethnic Tamil community in India. METHODS An epidemiological study of cerebellar ataxia was done in two villages in the Indian state of Tamilnadu where its prevalence was observed to be high. All the people were screened and the clinical characteristics of those with ataxia were recorded. Genetic analysis was done in those with ataxia and in two asymptomatic control groups - group I… CONTINUE READING
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