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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) SCA 5 is associated with chromosomal location 2q34.
 
        B) Retinitis pigmentosa is associated with chromosomal location 7q.
 
        C) SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 6q27.
 
        D) Muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 13q12.
 
        E) Retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 13q14.2.
 

 


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A) SCA 5 is associated with chromosomal location 2q34.

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The statement, "SCA 5 is associated with chromosomal location 2q34." is false.
SCA 5 is associated with a genetic defect on chromosome 11.  (See References)

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B) retinitis pigmentosa is associated with chromosomal location 7q.

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The statement, "retinitis pigmentosa is associated with chromosomal location 7q." is true.
retinitis pigmentosa is associated with chromosomal location 1q, is associated with chromosomal location 3q, is associated with chromosomal location 4p16.3, is associated with chromosomal location 6p21, is associated with chromosomal location 7p15.1-p13, is associated with chromosomal location 7q, is associated with chromosomal location 8p11-q21, is associated with chromosomal location 11q13, is associated with chromosomal location 17p13.3, and is associated with chromosomal location 19q.  (See References)

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C) SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 6q27.

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The statement, "SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 6q27." is true.
SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 6q27.  (See References)

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D) muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 13q12.

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The statement, "muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 13q12." is true.
muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 4q12, is associated with chromosomal location 5q33-q34, is associated with chromosomal location 6q2, and is associated with chromosomal location 13q12.  (See References)

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E) retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 13q14.2.

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The statement, "retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 13q14.2." is true.
retinoblastoma is associated with chromosomal location 13q14.2.  (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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