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A new locus for autosomal recessive complicated hereditary spastic paraplegia (SPG26) maps to chromosome 12p11.1–12q14
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    Extension of the SPG26 phenotype in a Spanish family and refinement of its locus on chromosome 12
    • Pascale Ribai, MD
    • Other Contributors:
      • Giovanni Stevanin, Sylvie Trefouret, Isabelle Nelson, Caroline Soumphonphakdy, Jean Pouget, Alexandra Durr, Alexis Brice

    Dear Editor,

    Wilkinson et al. reported a Bedouin family in which five out of twelve siblings had a complicated form of autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia. They presented a uniform picture of early onset hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) that began at 6-11 years of age with dysarthria, distal wasting of the upper (UL) an...

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