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Ataxic cerebral palsy and genetic predisposition.
  1. G Miller
  1. Neuromuscular Research Institute, Nedlands, Western Australia.


    It was calculated that in the 962 family members of 36 patients with ataxic cerebral palsy there were 75 (8%) with a history of neurodevelopmental disorder and 31 (3%) with a major congenital malformation. This was not significantly greater than expected, and does not support the hypothesis of a genetic non-Mendelian role in the aetiology of ataxic cerebral palsy.

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