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Machado-Joseph disease type 3

Disease definition

Machado-Joseph disease type 3 is a subtype of Machado-Joseph disease (SCA3/MJD, see this term) of milder severity characterized by late onset, slower progression, and peripheral amyotrophy.


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • SCA3, Machado type
    • Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3, Machado type
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G11.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0751670
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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