Machado-Joseph disease

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Ma·cha·do-Jo·seph disease

(mă-sha'dō jō'seph), [MIM*109150]
a rare form of hereditary ataxia, characterized by onset in early adult life of progressive, spinocerebellar and extrapyramidal disease with external ophthalmoplegia, rigidity dystonia symptoms, and, often, peripheral amyotrophy; found predominantly in people of Azorean ancestry; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by a trinucleotide repeat expansion mutation in the Machado-Joseph gene (MJD1) on 14q.
[Surnames of two families studied in major descriptions of the disease.]

Machado-Joseph disease

Neurology An AD trinucleotide repeat disease characterized by progressive spinocerebellar ataxia, choreoathetosis, dystonia, seizures, myoclonus, dementia. See Trinucleotide repeat disease.

Ma·cha·do-Jo·seph dis·ease

(mă-sha'dū jō'sef di-zēz')
A rare form of hereditary ataxia, characterized by onset in early adult life of progressive spinocerebellar and extrapyramidal disease with external ophthalmoplegia, rigidity, dystonia, and often peripheral amyotrophy; found predominantly in people of Azorean ancestry; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by a trinucleotide repeat expansion mutation in the Machado-Joseph gene (MJD1) on 14q.
[Surnames of two families studied in major descriptions of the disease.]

Joseph,

surname of one of the families studied in major descriptions of the disease.
Machado-Joseph disease - see under Machado

Machado,

surname of one of the two families studied in major descriptions of the disease.
Machado-Joseph disease - a rare form of hereditary ataxia, characterized by the onset in early adult life of progressive disease, found primarily in people of Azorean ancestry.

Ma·cha·do-Jo·seph dis·ease

(mă-shah'dū-jō'sef di-zēz') [MIM*109150]
Rare form of hereditary ataxia, found predominantly in people of Azorean ancestry.
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