ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay
Definition: an autosomal recessive, slowly progressive spastic ataxia of childhood onset, due to a gene mutation on chromosome 13.
[Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean and Charlevoix, isolated regions in northeastern Quebec to which the gene pool of the disease is limited]
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