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neurogenetic syndromes

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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Infantile spinal muscular atrophy is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-13.3.
 
        B) SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-13.3.
 
        C) Finnish type sequin/amylin neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 9q33.
 
        D) Dihydrofolate reductase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-q13.2.
 
        E) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.
 

 


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A) infantile spinal muscular atrophy is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-13.3.

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The statement, "infantile spinal muscular atrophy is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-13.3." is true.
infantile spinal muscular atrophy is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-13.3.  (See References)

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B) SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-13.3.

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The statement, "SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-13.3." is false.
SCA 6 is associated with chromosomal location 19p13.  (See References)

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C) Finnish type sequin/amylin neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 9q33.

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The statement, "Finnish type sequin/amylin neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 9q33." is true.
Finnish type sequin/amylin neuropathy is associated with chromosomal location 9q33.  (See References)

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D) dihydrofolate reductase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-q13.2.

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The statement, "dihydrofolate reductase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-q13.2." is true.
dihydrofolate reductase deficiency is associated with chromosomal location 5q11.2-q13.2.  (See References)

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E) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.

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The statement, "Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36." is true.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.  (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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