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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) Congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-qter.
 
        B) Limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 17q12-q21.33.
 
        C) Spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 16q24.
 
        D) Sjögren-Larsson syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17q.
 
        E) Lafora body myoclonic epilepsy is associated with chromosomal location 6q24.
 

 


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A) congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-qter.

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The statement, "congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q33-qter." is false.
congenital myasthenic syndromes is associated with chromosomal location 2q.  (See References)

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B) limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 17q12-q21.33.

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The statement, "limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 17q12-q21.33." is true.
limb girdle muscular dystrophy is associated with chromosomal location 2p13-16, is associated with chromosomal location 3p25, and is associated with chromosomal location 17q12-q21.33.  (See References)

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C) spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 16q24.

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The statement, "spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 16q24." is true.
spastic paraplegia is associated with chromosomal location 14q, and is associated with chromosomal location 16q24.  (See References)

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D) Sjögren-Larsson syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17q.

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The statement, "Sjögren-Larsson syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17q." is true.
Sjögren-Larsson syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 17q.  (See References)

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E) Lafora body myoclonic epilepsy is associated with chromosomal location 6q24.

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The statement, "Lafora body myoclonic epilepsy is associated with chromosomal location 6q24." is true.
Lafora body myoclonic epilepsy is associated with chromosomal location 6q24.  (See References)

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References:

1. Bird, T.D., and Tapscott, S.J. K.M. (2004). Clinical Neurogenetics. In Bradley, W.G., Daroff, R.B., Fenichel, G.M., and Jankovic, J. (Eds.). Neurology in Clinical Practice, 4th Edition. Butterworth Heinemann, Philadelphia. Pp. 781-808.
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