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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Retinitis pigmentosa is associated with chromosomal location 17p13.3.
 
        B) Dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter.
 
        C) SCA 1 is associated with chromosomal location 6p24.
 
        D) SCA 14 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.
 
        E) McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 9q33.
 

 


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A) retinitis pigmentosa is associated with chromosomal location 17p13.3.

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The statement, "retinitis pigmentosa is associated with chromosomal location 17p13.3." 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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B) dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter.

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The statement, "dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter." is true.
dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) is associated with chromosomal location 12p12-ter.  (See References)

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C) SCA 1 is associated with chromosomal location 6p24.

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The statement, "SCA 1 is associated with chromosomal location 6p24." is true.
SCA 1 is associated with chromosomal location 6p24.  (See References)

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D) SCA 14 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.

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The statement, "SCA 14 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13." is true.
SCA 14 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.  (See References)

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E) McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 9q33.

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The statement, "McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 9q33." is false.
McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.  (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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