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What are the signs and symptoms of friedreich's ataxia. And please explain the defect in chromosome number 9. And please describe both symptoms and signs with suitable diagrams. And. Available treatment.

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What are the signs and symptoms of friedreich's ataxia. A...
Friedreich's ataxia is an autosomal recessive inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system. It manifests in initial symptoms of poor coordination such as gait disturbance; it can also lead to scoliosis, ( bending of spine ) heart disease and diabetes, but does not affect cognitive function. It is due to gene change in chromosome 9
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