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Froment's syndrome

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A syndrome marked by ataxia and progressive loss of vision,

Description

A syndrome marked by ataxia and progressive loss of vision, affecting both sexes. Onset in middle age, occasionally in adolescence or in severe cases in infancy. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

  • J. Froment, Paul Bonnet (1884-1959), A. Colrat:
    Heredodegenerations retinienne et spino-cerebeleuse; variantes ophtalmoscopiques et neurologique présentés par trois generations successive.
    J Med Lyon, 1937: 153-163.

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