Machado disease

  title={Machado disease},
  author={K. Nakano and D. Dawson and A. Spence},
  pages={49 - 49}
  • K. Nakano, D. Dawson, A. Spence
  • Published 1972
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • A KINDRED with a hereditary ataxia and associated abnormalities is reported. In addition, we attempted to determine the mode of genetic transmission. All family members descended from one William Machado, a native of Bretanha on the island of SZo Miguel in the Portuguese Azores. Some of his children emigrated to Massachusetts in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Most members of the family live in southeastern Massachusetts, many of them in Fall River. We hospitalized G affected… CONTINUE READING
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