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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 1995;13(2): 396-400.
Hereditary Spastic Ataxia 1례
윤영진, 문덕홍, 이동조, 황선출, 홍성욱
부산 춘해병원 신경과
A Case of Hereditary Spastic Ataxia
Young Jin Yun, M.D., Duk Hong Moon, M.D., Dong Jo Lee, M.D., Seon Chool Hwang, M.D., Seong Uk Hong, M.D.
Department of Neurology, Pusan Choon Hae Hospital
Abstract
Hereditary spastic ataxia is a familial neurological disorder which exhibit the features of a progressive combined pyramidal tract and cerebellar deficiency. The main features are progressive gait disturbance, incoordination, nystagmus, visual impairment, hyperreflexia, extensor plantar response, peripheral neuropathy, and pes cavus. A 27-year-old male patient with spastic ataxic gait was evaluated. He showed characteristic features of hereditary spastic ataxia. There were another twelve affected members in four generations of his family which may be inherited by autosomal dominant pattern. One of them is reported with review of the literature on familial spastic ataxia. Key Words: Hereditary Spastic Ataxia