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Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 71

Disease definition

Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 71 is a rare, genetic, pure hereditary spastic paraplegia disorder characterized by infancy onset of crural spastic paraperesis with scissors gait, extensor plantar response, and increased tendon reflexes. Neuroimaging reveals a thin corpus callosum and electromyography and nerve conduction velocity studies are normal.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • SPG71
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy
  • ICD-10: G11.4
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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