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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Walker-Warburg syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 9q31-33.
 
        B) Early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3.
 
        C) SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 20pter-p12.
 
        D) Limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 3p25.
 
        E) Hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 9q22.1-q22.3.
 

 


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A) Walker-Warburg syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 9q31-33.

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The statement, "Walker-Warburg syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 9q31-33." is true.
Walker-Warburg syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 9q31-33.  (See References)

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B) early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3.

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The statement, "early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3." is true.
early onset familial Alzheimer's disease is associated with chromosomal location 1q31-42, is associated with chromosomal location 14q24.3, and is associated with chromosomal location 21q11-22.  (See References)

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C) SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 20pter-p12.

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The statement, "SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 20pter-p12." is false.
SCA 17 is associated with chromosomal location 6q27.  (See References)

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D) limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 3p25.

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The statement, "limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 3p25." is true.
limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 2p13-16, is associated with chromosomal location 3p25, and is associated with chromosomal location 17q12-q21.33.  (See References)

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E) hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 9q22.1-q22.3.

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The statement, "hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 9q22.1-q22.3." is true.
hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 9q22.1-q22.3.  (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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