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neurogenetic syndromes

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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Episodic ataxia/myokymia is associated with chromosomal location 12p13.
 
        B) SCA 12 is associated with chromosomal location 1q22-23.
 
        C) Paramyotonia congenita is associated with chromosomal location 17q22-24.
 
        D) Congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q.
 
        E) Icelandic amyloid angiopathy is associated with chromosomal location 20p11.22-11.21.
 

 


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A) episodic ataxia/myokymia is associated with chromosomal location 12p13.

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The statement, "episodic ataxia/myokymia is associated with chromosomal location 12p13." is true.
episodic ataxia/myokymia is associated with chromosomal location 12p13.  (See References)

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B) SCA 12 is associated with chromosomal location 1q22-23.

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The statement, "SCA 12 is associated with chromosomal location 1q22-23." is false.
SCA 12 is associated with chromosomal location 5q31.  (See References)

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C) paramyotonia congenita is associated with chromosomal location 17q22-24.

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The statement, "paramyotonia congenita is associated with chromosomal location 17q22-24." is true.
paramyotonia congenita is associated with chromosomal location 17q22-24.  (See References)

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D) congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q.

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The statement, "congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q." is true.
congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q.  (See References)

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E) Icelandic amyloid angiopathy is associated with chromosomal location 20p11.22-11.21.

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The statement, "Icelandic amyloid angiopathy is associated with chromosomal location 20p11.22-11.21." is true.
Icelandic amyloid angiopathy is associated with chromosomal location 20p11.22-11.21.  (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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