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Metabolic Ataxias in Adults

[ Vol. 14 , Issue. 8 ]

Author(s):

A. Antenora, A. Filla, F.M. Santorelli, S. Peluso, F. Sacca and G. De Michele   Pages 959 - 970 ( 12 )

Abstract:


Metabolic ataxias are rare. They usually start in the childhood and often have autosomal recessive inheritance. They may also present in adulthood. The diagnosis is important since some patients may be successfully managed with diet and treatments.

Keywords:

Adult metabolic ataxia, copper storage, energy metabolism defect, peroxisomal, storage disease, vitamin E deficiency.

Affiliation:

Department of Neuroscience, Federico II University, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.



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