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Familial paroxysmal ataxia

Synonym(s) Episodic ataxia type 2
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Childhood
  • G11.8
  • C1720416
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Disease definition

Episodic ataxia type 2 (EA2) is the most frequent form of Hereditary episodic ataxia (EA; see this term) characterized by paroxysmal episodes of ataxia lasting hours, with interictal nystagmus and mildly progressive ataxia.

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