Spinocerebellar ataxia 2
Other Names for this Disease
- Olivopontocerebellar atrophy 2
- Olivopontocerebellar atrophy Holguin type
- SCA 2
- Spinocerebellar ataxia Cuban type
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Early symptoms of spinocerebellar ataxia may include uncoordinated movement (ataxia) and leg cramps. Other symptoms may include tremor; decreased muscle tone; poor tendon reflexes; abnormal eye movements; dementia; dystonia and/or chorea; muscle twitches; nerve irritation and swelling (polyneuropathy); leg weakness; difficulty swallowing; bladder dysfunction; and parkinsonism.
Last updated: 1/31/2014
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- Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2. Genetics Home Reference. February, 2011; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/spinocerebellar-ataxia-type-2. Accessed 6/23/2014.