Author Archives: Catarina Silva, MSc

Current FXTAS Diagnostic Criteria Show Low Accuracy, Study Finds

Given the genetic variability behind the disease, current clinical diagnostic criteria for fragile X-linked tremor/ataxia syndrome do not accurately detect late-onset ataxia (abnormal, uncoordinated movements), a study suggests. The research, “Low Diagnostic Accuracy of Fragile X Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome Diagnostic Criteria in Late Onset Ataxia” was published as a…