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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Olivopontocerebellar atrophy


Other Names for this Disease
  • OPCA
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  • My uncle (father's brother) died of OPCA about 10 years ago and I am worried about developing this disease. I am 41 in good health but have some nerve issues starting in my feet and occasional vertigo, mostly during seasonal changes. Are there any tests or markers to look for to see if I am at risk of this disease? Click here for answer

  • Would a person in their 80s with this disease become resistive and combative due to the disease itself or would there have to be other causes for this behavior? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • OPCA
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