Friedreich ataxia

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Progessive ataxia. Family history. Recent fall ? injury

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Enlarged sulci between the folia of the cerebellum with an enlarged IVth ventricle.  Minor cerebral atrophy (for a 25 year old)

Case Discussion

Global cerebellar atrophy ie hemispheres and vermis.   No history of alcoholism and no associated pontine atrophy as may occur in olivo-pontine cerebellar atrophy.
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Case information

rID: 19772
Published: 11th Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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