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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 18p.
 
        B) Familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 3p25.
 
        C) Sialidosis is associated with chromosomal location 10.
 
        D) Dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter.
 
        E) Tay-Sachs disease is associated with chromosomal location 15q23-24.
 

 


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A) Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 18p.

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The statement, "Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 18p." is true.
Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 18p.  (See References)

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B) familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 3p25.

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The statement, "familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 3p25." is false.
familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 21q22.1-22.2.  (See References)

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C) sialidosis is associated with chromosomal location 10.

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The statement, "sialidosis is associated with chromosomal location 10." is true.
sialidosis is associated with chromosomal location 10.  (See References)

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D) dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter.

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The statement, "dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter." is true.
dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter.  (See References)

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E) Tay-Sachs disease is associated with chromosomal location 15q23-24.

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The statement, "Tay-Sachs disease is associated with chromosomal location 15q23-24." is true.
Tay-Sachs disease is associated with chromosomal location 15q23-24.  (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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