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neurogenetic syndromes

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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-1A) is associated with chromosomal location 9q1.
 
        B) Usher syndrome type 1C is associated with chromosomal location 11p.
 
        C) Spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 14q.
 
        D) SCA 5 is associated with a genetic defect on chromosome 11.
 
        E) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-35.
 

 


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A) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-1A) is associated with chromosomal location 9q1.

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The statement, "Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-1A) is associated with chromosomal location 9q1." is false.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-1A) is associated with chromosomal location 17p11.2.  (See References)

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B) Usher syndrome type 1C is associated with chromosomal location 11p.

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The statement, "Usher syndrome type 1C is associated with chromosomal location 11p." is true.
Usher syndrome type 1C is associated with chromosomal location 11p.  (See References)

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C) spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 14q.

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The statement, "spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 14q." is true.
spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 14q, and is associated with chromosomal location 16q24.  (See References)

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D) SCA 5 is associated with a genetic defect on chromosome 11.

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The statement, "SCA 5 is associated with a genetic defect on chromosome 11." is true.
SCA 5 is associated with a genetic defect on chromosome 11.  (See References)

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E) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-35.

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The statement, "amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-35." is true.
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-35.  (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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