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Which of the following statements regarding neurogenetic syndromes is FALSE?

 
        A) SCA 4 is associated with chromosomal location 16q24.
 
        B) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.
 
        C) Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2.
 
        D) Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 15q11-12.
 
        E) Acute intermittent porphyria is associated with chromosomal location 11q23.2.
 

 


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A) SCA 4 is associated with chromosomal location 16q24.

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The statement, "SCA 4 is associated with chromosomal location 16q24." is true.
SCA 4 is associated with chromosomal location 16q24.  (See References)

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B) Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.

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The statement, "Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36." is true.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT-2A) is associated with chromosomal location 1p35-36.  (See References)

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C) Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2.

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The statement, "Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 12q22-q24.2." is false.
Niemann-Pick disease type C is associated with chromosomal location 18p.  (See References)

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D) Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 15q11-12.

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The statement, "Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 15q11-12." is true.
Angelman's syndrome is associated with chromosomal location 15q11-12.  (See References)

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E) acute intermittent porphyria is associated with chromosomal location 11q23.2.

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The statement, "acute intermittent porphyria is associated with chromosomal location 11q23.2." is true.
acute intermittent porphyria is associated with chromosomal location 11q23.2.  (See References)

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References:

1. Bird, T.D., and Tapscott, S.J. K.M. (2004). Clinical Neurogenetics. In Bradley, W.G., Daroff, R.B., Fenichel, G.M., and Jankovic, J. (Eds.). Neurology in Clinical Practice, 4th Edition. Butterworth Heinemann, Philadelphia. Pp. 781-808.
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