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Spinocerebellar Degenerations: The Ataxias and Spastic Paraplegias

Blue Books of Neurology Series, Volume 31

Apply the expertise of today's leading authorities — all from the forefront of research and clinical practice! This volume in the Blue Books of Neurology series provides rapid access to essential information on the clinical features, differential diagnosis, genetic testing, and management of a broad group of spinocerebellar degenerative disorders, including ataxias and spastic paraplegias. It delivers the guidance you need to accurately diagnose and manage your patients' conditions using today's most effective methods!

Neurologists, Clinical geneticists

Included in series
Blue Books of Neurology


Published: May 2007

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7503-1



    1 Cerebellum and Spinal Cord – Principles of Development, Anatomical Organization, and Functional Relevance, Jeremy D. Schmahmann


    2 Acquired Cerebellar Ataxias and Differential Diagnosis, Thomas Klockgether

    3 Multiple System Atrophy, Christoph Globas, Felix Geser, Gregor Wenning, and Ludger Schöls

    Autosomal Dominant

    4 Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Spinocerebellar Ataxias with emphasis on Polyglutamine Expansions, Giovanni Stevanin, Alexandra Durr, and Alexis Brice

    5 Polyglutamine Ataxias: In Vitro and In Vivo Models, Stefan-M. Pulst and Henry Paulson

    6 Mechanisms underlying Non-Coding Repeat Expansions, Katherine A. Dick, John W. Day, and Laura P.W. Ranum

    Autosomal Recessive

    7 Friedreich Ataxia, Massimo Pandolfo

    8 Ataxia-Telangiectasia, Thomas O. Crawford and Yosef Shiloh

    9 Hereditary Ataxias and Spastic Parapareses in Northeastern Canada, Nicolas Dupré, Bernard Brais, Guy A. Rouleau, and Jean-Pierre Bouchard

    10 Recessive Ataxia plus Oculomotor Apraxia Syndromes, Michel Koenig and Maria-Ceu Moreira

    11 Metabolic Causes of Ataxia, Anthony H.V. Schapira

    12 Other Autosomal Recessive Ataxias, Giuseppe De Michele and Alessandro Filla
    Spastic Paraplegias

    13 Differential Diagnosis of Acquired causes of Spastic Paraplegia, Bertrand Fontaine

    14 SPG4, the most frequent Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia: Clinical and Genetic Aspects
    Christel Depienne, Alexis Brice, and Alexandra Durr

    15 Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia: Loci/Genes other than SPG4 (spastin), Evan Reid

    16 Overview on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias, José Leal Loureiro and Paula Coutinho

    17 X-linked Spastic Paraplegia, James Garbern

    18 Genetic Testing for Hereditary Ataxia and Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia, Martha A. Nance

    19 Recessive Spastic Paraplegias, Paula Coutinho and José Leal Loureiro


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