Clinical and Radiologic Features of Cerebellar Degeneration

  • Andreas Plaitakis
  • Shoichi Katoh
  • Yun Peng Huang
Part of the Foundations of Neurology book series (FONY, volume 2)

Abstract

The human cerebellar degenerations encompass a large number of heterogenous neurological disorders sharing common clinical and pathologic features. A detailed account of the nosology and epidemiology of these disorders is provided in Chapter 8. Some forms of cerebellar degeneration are obscure entities occurring with extreme rarity (even limited to single families), while others show an appreciable prevalence rate in the general population and, as such, they represent the primary hereditary ataxias.

Keywords

Dementia Shrinkage Neuropathy Cardiomyopathy Excavation 

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