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  1. Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 3/Machado-Joseph Disease (SCA3/MJD) is a hereditary neurodegenerative disorder resulting from the expansion of CAG repeats in the ATXN3 gene. It is the most common autosomal dominant a...

    Authors: Yanetza González-Zaldívar, Yaimeé Vázquez-Mojena, José M Laffita-Mesa, Luis E Almaguer-Mederos, Roberto Rodríguez-Labrada, Gilberto Sánchez-Cruz, Raúl Aguilera-Rodríguez, Tania Cruz-Mariño, Nalia Canales-Ochoa, Patrick MacLeod and Luis Velázquez-Pérez

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2015 2:1

    Content type: Research

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  2. Most adult-onset sporadic ataxias are unexplained, and the claim that many of these may be a result of gluten sensitivity has led to uncertainty as to whether to test for anti-gliadin antibodies (αGAb) and, if...

    Authors: Volga Tarlac, Louise Kelly, Robert P Anderson, Nicole Bye and Elsdon Storey

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:18

    Content type: Research

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  3. Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) and multiple system atrophy-cerebellar type (MSA-C) often present with similar clinical manifestations in the beginning. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) has been proved to be...

    Authors: Hung-Chieh Chen, Jiing-Feng Lirng, Bing-Wen Soong, Wan Yuo Guo, Hsiu-Mei Wu, Clayton Chi-Chang Chen and Cheng-Yen Chang

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:17

    Content type: Research

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  4. In healthy humans, somatosensory stimulation in the form of 2 h-repetitive peripheral afferent nerve stimulation (SS) increases excitability of the contralateral motor cortex. In this preliminary study, we exp...

    Authors: Suzete Nascimento Farias da Guarda and Adriana Bastos Conforto

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:16

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:11

  5. Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) is well known as a paraneoplastic syndrome or as a parainfectious neurologic complication. However, OMS associated with a neurodegenerative disorder has not been described p...

    Authors: Kazumasa Shindo, Akiko Onohara, Takanori Hata, Fumikazu Kobayashi, Kaori Nagasaka, Takamura Nagasaka and Yoshihisa Takiyama

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:15

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Multiple system atrophy is a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive autonomic failure, ataxia and parkinsonism in any combination. The clinical manifestations reflect central au...

    Authors: Ludovico Ciolli, Florian Krismer, Ferdinando Nicoletti and Gregor K Wenning

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:14

    Content type: Review

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  7. The objective of this clinical open-label trial was to test the safety, tolerability and efficacy of IGF-1 therapy for autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia (ADCA) patients.

    Authors: Irene Sanz-Gallego, Francisco J Rodriguez-de-Rivera, Irene Pulido, Ignacio Torres-Aleman and Javier Arpa

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:13

    Content type: Research

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  8. Clinical case descriptions and experimental evidence dating back to the early part of the 19th century from time to time documented a range of nonmotor cognitive and affective impairments following cerebellar ...

    Authors: Peter Mariën and Alan Beaton

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:12

    Content type: Review

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  9. Cortical myoclonus with ataxia has only rarely been reported in association with Coeliac Disease (CD). Such reports also suggested that it is unresponsive to gluten-free diet. We present detailed electro-clini...

    Authors: Ptolemaios G Sarrigiannis, Nigel Hoggard, Daniel Aeschlimann, David S Sanders, Richard A Grünewald, Zoe C Unwin and Marios Hadjivassiliou

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:11

    Content type: Research

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  10. We report the case of a 25 year-old patient who underwent morphological and functional brain magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to investigate a left neocerebellar hypoplasia discovered incidentally. We compare...

    Authors: Christophe Habas and Mario Manto

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:6

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Friedreich’s ataxia is an autosomal recessive, severely incapacitating disorder. There is little objective evidence regarding FRDA management. Abnormalities in the insulin/insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) ...

    Authors: Irene Sanz-Gallego, Ignacio Torres-Aleman and Javier Arpa

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:10

    Content type: Research

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  12. Two affected and one unaffected siblings from a French-Canadian family were evaluated in our neurogenetic clinic. The oldest brother had intentional and postural hand tremor while his youngest sister presented...

    Authors: Anne Noreau, Philippe Beauchemin, Alexandre Dionne-Laporte, Patrick A Dion, Guy A Rouleau and Nicolas Dupré

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:8

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Ataxic mutant mice can be used to represent models of cerebellar degenerative disorders. They serve for investigation of cerebellar function, pathogenesis of degenerative processes as well as of therapeutic ap...

    Authors: Jan Cendelin

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:4

    Content type: Review

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  14. Rapid uptake of glutamate by neuronal and glial glutamate transporters (EAATs, a family of excitatory amino acid transporters) is critical for shaping synaptic responses and for preventing excitotoxicity. Two ...

    Authors: Emmet M Power and Ruth M Empson

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  15. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 (SCA7) is a genetic disorder characterized by degeneration of the motor and visual systems. Besides neural deterioration, these patients also show functional connectivity changes ...

    Authors: Carlos R Hernandez-Castillo, Víctor Galvez, Consuelo Morgado-Valle and Juan Fernandez-Ruiz

    Citation: Cerebellum & Ataxias 2014 1:2

    Content type: Research

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