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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Tuberous sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 11q14-23.
 
        B) Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 2p13-16.
 
        C) SCA 10 is associated with chromosomal location 22q13.
 
        D) SCA 13 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.
 
        E) Phenylketonuria is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2.
 

 


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A) tuberous sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 11q14-23.

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The statement, "tuberous sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 11q14-23." is true.
tuberous sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 9q34.1-34.2, is associated with chromosomal location 11q14-23, and is associated with chromosomal location 16p13.3.  (See References)

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B) Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 2p13-16.

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The statement, "Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 2p13-16." is false.
Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 15q11-12.  (See References)

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C) SCA 10 is associated with chromosomal location 22q13.

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The statement, "SCA 10 is associated with chromosomal location 22q13." is true.
SCA 10 is associated with chromosomal location 22q13.  (See References)

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D) SCA 13 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.

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The statement, "SCA 13 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13." is true.
SCA 13 is associated with chromosomal location 9q13.  (See References)

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E) phenylketonuria is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2.

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The statement, "phenylketonuria is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2." is true.
phenylketonuria is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2.  (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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