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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/mds.28518
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1676-1688
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


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.