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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Usher syndrome type 1B is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.5.
 
        B) Tuberous sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 16p13.3.
 
        C) Epilepsy with febrile seizures plus is associated with chromosomal location 19q13.
 
        D) Cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is associated with chromosomal location 9q33.
 
        E) McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.
 

 


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A) Usher syndrome type 1B is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.5.

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The statement, "Usher syndrome type 1B is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.5." is true.
Usher syndrome type 1B is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.5.  (See References)

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B) tuberous sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 16p13.3.

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The statement, "tuberous sclerosis is associated with chromosomal location 16p13.3." 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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C) epilepsy with febrile seizures plus is associated with chromosomal location 19q13.

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The statement, "epilepsy with febrile seizures plus is associated with chromosomal location 19q13." is true.
epilepsy with febrile seizures plus is associated with chromosomal location 19q13.  (See References)

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D) cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is associated with chromosomal location 9q33.

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The statement, "cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is associated with chromosomal location 9q33." is false.
cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is associated with chromosomal location 19q12.  (See References)

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E) McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13.

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The statement, "McArdle's disease is associated with chromosomal location 11q13." is true.
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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