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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Phenylketonuria is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2.
 
        B) Neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2.
 
        C) Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is associated with chromosomal location 1q31.
 
        D) Usher syndrome type 1A is associated with chromosomal location 14q32.
 
        E) Hereditary hemiplegic migraine is associated with chromosomal location 13q.
 

 


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A) 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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B) neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2.

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The statement, "neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2." is true.
neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with chromosomal location 17q11.2.  (See References)

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C) hypokalemic periodic paralysis is associated with chromosomal location 1q31.

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The statement, "hypokalemic periodic paralysis is associated with chromosomal location 1q31." is true.
hypokalemic periodic paralysis is associated with chromosomal location 1q31.  (See References)

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D) Usher syndrome type 1A is associated with chromosomal location 14q32.

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The statement, "Usher syndrome type 1A is associated with chromosomal location 14q32." is true.
Usher syndrome type 1A is associated with chromosomal location 14q32.  (See References)

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E) hereditary hemiplegic migraine is associated with chromosomal location 13q.

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The statement, "hereditary hemiplegic migraine is associated with chromosomal location 13q." is false.
hereditary hemiplegic migraine is associated with chromosomal location 19p13.  (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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