Dominantly-inherited adult-onset leukodystrophy with palatal tremor caused by a mutation in the glial fibrillary acidic protein gene

Academic Article


  • We report on a pedigree of dominantly-inherited, adult-onset Alexander disease caused by the glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) gene mutation, R416W. This pedigree highlights the importance of genetic analysis of the GFAP gene in leukodystrophy with palatal tremor. © 2004 Movement Disorder Society.
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  • Movement Disorders  Journal
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  • Thyagarajan D; Chataway T; Li R; Gai WP; Brenner M
  • Start Page

  • 1244
  • End Page

  • 1248
  • Volume

  • 19
  • Issue

  • 10