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Earliest presentation of Friedrich's ataxia is- (AIIMS May 2011)



A Ataxia
B Seizures

C Optic atrophy
D Stuttering

Ans. A

Ataxia

Friedreich’s Ataxia

Pathological changes in Friedreich’s Ataxia

Degeneration of spinal tract

Degeneration of peripheral nerves

Slight atrophy of the cerebrum & cerebellum may occur

Degeneration of posterior column

Degeneration of pyramidal tract

Degeneration of spinocerebellar tract

Peripheral nerves are extensively involved with loss of large myelinated fibres

Optic atrophy occurs

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