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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Schwartz-Jampel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 1p34-p36.1.
 
        B) Infantile onset ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 10q23-24.
 
        C) Malignant hyperthermia is associated with chromosomal location 19q13.1.
 
        D) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 20q13.2-q13.3.
 
        E) Familial amyloid neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 18q11.2-12.1.
 

 


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A) Schwartz-Jampel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 1p34-p36.1.

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The statement, "Schwartz-Jampel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 1p34-p36.1." is true.
Schwartz-Jampel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 1p34-p36.1.  (See References)

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B) infantile onset ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 10q23-24.

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The statement, "infantile onset ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 10q23-24." is true.
infantile onset ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 10q23-24.  (See References)

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C) malignant hyperthermia is associated with chromosomal location 19q13.1.

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The statement, "malignant hyperthermia is associated with chromosomal location 19q13.1." is true.
malignant hyperthermia is associated with chromosomal location 19q13.1.  (See References)

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D) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 20q13.2-q13.3.

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The statement, "Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 20q13.2-q13.3." is false.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.  (See References)

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E) familial amyloid neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 18q11.2-12.1.

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The statement, "familial amyloid neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 18q11.2-12.1." is true.
familial amyloid neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 18q11.2-12.1.  (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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