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Schut-Haymaker syndrome

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A disturbance marked by variable symptoms including spinocerebellar ataxia, spastic paraplegia, involvement of cranial nerves (IX, X, XII), and pathological changes in the inferior olivary nucleus and cerbellum. Both sexes. Adult onset. Autosomal dominant inheritance.


  • J. W. Schut:
    Hereditary ataxia: Clinical study through six generations.
    Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry, Chicago, 1950, 63: 535-568.
  • J. W. Schut, W. Haymaker:
    Hereditary ataxia: Pathologic study of 5 cases of common ancestry.
    Journal of Neuropathology and Clinical Neurology, 1951,
    1: 183-213.

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