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neurogenetic syndromes

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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Prader-Willi syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 4q24.
 
        B) Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 1p32-12.
 
        C) McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.
 
        D) Neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2.
 
        E) SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 19p13.
 

 


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A) Prader-Willi syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 4q24.

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The statement, "Prader-Willi syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 4q24." is false.
Prader-Willi syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 15q11-12.  (See References)

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B) carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 1p32-12.

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The statement, "carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 1p32-12." is true.
carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 1p32-12.  (See References)

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C) McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.

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The statement, "McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13." is true.
McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.  (See References)

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D) neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2.

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The statement, "neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2." is true.
neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2.  (See References)

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E) SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 19p13.

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The statement, "SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 19p13." is true.
SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 19p13.  (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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