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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Infantile onset ataxia is associated with chromosomal location 10q23-24.
 
        B) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.
 
        C) SCA 3 is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3-32.
 
        D) Familial prion dementias is associated with chromosomal location 7p36.
 
        E) Congenital myasthenic slow channel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17p.
 

 


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A) 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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B) 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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C) SCA 3 is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3-32.

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The statement, "SCA 3 is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3-32." is true.
SCA 3 is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3-32.  (See References)

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D) familial prion dementias is associated with chromosomal location 7p36.

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The statement, "familial prion dementias is associated with chromosomal location 7p36." is false.
familial prion dementias is associated with chromosomal location 20pter-p12.  (See References)

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E) congenital myasthenic slow channel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17p.

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The statement, "congenital myasthenic slow channel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17p." is true.
congenital myasthenic slow channel syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17p.  (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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