A Case Report of Machado-Joseph Disease in Young Male Patient

Shyam Patel

Department of General Medicine, Pacific Institute of Medical Sciences, Umarda, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Rajesh Khoiwal *

Department of General Medicine, Pacific Institute of Medical Sciences, Umarda, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Spinocerebellar ataxia type-3, also known as machado-joseph disease is an autosomal dominant CAG trinucleotide repeat disease that present in young to middle age adults.clinically, it is characterized by gradually progressive ataxia and progressive degenerative changes in cerebellum and spinal cord along with basal ganglia and cortex [1].

Keywords: Spinocerebellar ataxia, cerebellum, machado-joseph, autosomal dominant


How to Cite

Patel, S., & Khoiwal, R. (2024). A Case Report of Machado-Joseph Disease in Young Male Patient. Journal of Case Reports in Medical Science, 10(1), 1–3. https://doi.org/10.56557/jocrims/2024/v10i18489

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