Vestibular, saccadic and fixation abnormalities in genetically confirmed Friedreich ataxia.

  title={Vestibular, saccadic and fixation abnormalities in genetically confirmed Friedreich ataxia.},
  author={Michael C. Fahey and Phillip Cremer and Swee T. Aw and Lynette Millist and Michael J. Todd and Owen Bruce White and Michael G Halmagyi and Louise A. Corben and Veronica Collins and Andrew J. Churchyard and Kim Tan and Lionel M Kowal and Martin B. Delatycki},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={131 Pt 4},
Friedreich ataxia (FRDA), the commonest of the inherited ataxias, is a multisystem neurodegenerative condition that affects ocular motor function. We assessed eye movement abnormalities in 20 individuals with genetically confirmed FRDA and compared these results to clinical measures. All subjects were assessed with infrared oculography. Fifteen individuals underwent a full protocol of eye movement recordings. Ten subjects were analysed using two-dimensional scleral coil equipment and five using… CONTINUE READING


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