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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Episodic ataxia


Other Names for this Disease
  • EA syndrome
  • Episodic Ataxia syndrome
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  • I would like to obtain information about episodic ataxia type 5. My 44 year old son has been having serious ataxia episodes for a year. He was recently given a DNA test and the results show a heterozygous missense mutation of the CACNB4 gene. There seems to be little literature available online. Most articles require a subscription. Can you direct me to educational information? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • EA syndrome
  • Episodic Ataxia syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.