The following Conditions are related to Involuntary jerking

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  • Azorean neurologic disease

    Azorean neurologic disease is one of the 40 types of spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA). It is the third type and is called type 3 SCA. Mutations in the gene that codes for the protein ataxin-3 cause the disease. Particularly, the gradual expansion of the CAG repeats is the cause. Normal ataxin-3 is involved in protein homeostasis and cytoskeleton regulation in the central nervous system. The abnormal ataxin protein leads to the los  Read More

  • Harrington syndrome

    A rare genetic disorder called Harrington syndrome causes the gradual death of brain nerve cells. Harrington syndrome, which often results in mobility, cognitive, and psychological disorders, has a substantial impact on a person's functional capacities. Huntington's disease symptoms can appear at any age, but most typically appear in adults in their 30s or 40s. When the disorder appears for the first time before the age of 20,  Read More