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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Galactosemia is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.
 
        B) Pompe disease is associated with chromosomal location 17q23.
 
        C) Spastic ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 13q11.
 
        D) Retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 8p.
 
        E) Nemaline myopathy is associated with chromosomal location 2q21.2-q22.
 

 


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A) galactosemia is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.

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The statement, "galactosemia is associated with chromosomal location 9q13." is true.
galactosemia is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.  (See References)

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B) Pompe disease is associated with chromosomal location 17q23.

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The statement, "Pompe disease is associated with chromosomal location 17q23." is true.
Pompe disease is associated with chromosomal location 17q23.  (See References)

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C) spastic ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 13q11.

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The statement, "spastic ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 13q11." is true.
spastic ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 13q11.  (See References)

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D) retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 8p.

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The statement, "retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 8p." is false.
retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 13q14.2.  (See References)

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E) nemaline myopathy is associated with chromosomal location 2q21.2-q22.

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The statement, "nemaline myopathy is associated with chromosomal location 2q21.2-q22." is true.
nemaline myopathy is associated with chromosomal location 2q21.2-q22.  (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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