The Complex Genetic Landscape of Hereditary Ataxias in Turkey and Implications in Clinical Practice

Vural A. , Simsir G., Tekgul S., Kocoglu C., Akcimen F., Kartal E., ...More

MOVEMENT DISORDERS, vol.36, pp.1676-1688, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/mds.28518
  • Title of Journal : MOVEMENT DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1676-1688
  • Keywords: ataxia, genetics, heterogeneity, whole&#8208, exome sequencing, Turkey


Background The genetic and epidemiological features of hereditary ataxias have been reported in several populations; however, Turkey is still unexplored. Due to high consanguinity, recessive ataxias are more common in Turkey than in Western European populations.