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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3.
 
        B) Dominant ataxia with retinal dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 3p12-p21.1.
 
        C) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 15q15-?22.
 
        D) Congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles is associated with chromosomal location 12cen.
 
        E) SCA 8 is associated with chromosomal location 13q.
 

 


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A) early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3.

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The statement, "early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3." is true.
early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 1q31-42, is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3, and is associated with chromosomal location 21q11-22.  (See References)

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B) dominant ataxia with retinal dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 3p12-p21.1.

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The statement, "dominant ataxia with retinal dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 3p12-p21.1." is true.
dominant ataxia with retinal dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 3p12-p21.1.  (See References)

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C) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 15q15-?22.

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The statement, "amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 15q15-?22." is false.
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-35.  (See References)

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D) congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles is associated with chromosomal location 12cen.

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The statement, "congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles is associated with chromosomal location 12cen." is true.
congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles is associated with chromosomal location 12cen.  (See References)

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E) SCA 8 is associated with chromosomal location 13q.

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The statement, "SCA 8 is associated with chromosomal location 13q." is true.
SCA 8 is associated with chromosomal location 13q.  (See References)

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References:

1. Bird, T.D., and Tapscott, S.J. K.M. (2004). Clinical Neurogenetics. In Bradley, W.G., Daroff, R.B., Fenichel, G.M., and Jankovic, J. (Eds.). Neurology in Clinical Practice, 4th Edition. Butterworth Heinemann, Philadelphia. Pp. 781-808.
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