Doctors for Spinocerebellar Ataxia in Clement Town, Dehradun
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Spinocerebellar Ataxia is a rare genetic disease that causes difficulty in walking, a loss of sensation in the arms and legs, and impaired speech. Spinocerebellar Ataxia mainly causes damage to parts of the brain and spinal cord and can also affect the heart. While difficulty with walking is the most common sign of Spinocerebellar Ataxia, other signs include loss of hearing, vision changes, speech problems, involuntary eye movements, and many more.
HOW IS SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA DIAGNOSED?
After examining the medical history, a General Physician/Neurologist diagnoses Spinocerebellar Ataxia by performing a complete physical examination, neuromuscular exam, CT scan, and MRI of the brain and spinal cord.
HOW IS SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA TREATED?
There is no known cure. It can therefore often be fatal over time. Treatments have likewise proven themselves to be ineffective and this ailment is able to occur at any age, regardless of previous conditions or an existing comorbidity with other ailments.
DID YOU KNOW?
This is is one of the most common kinds of degenerative diseases that impacts more than 150,000 in the U.S alone.