First report on spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (Machado–Joseph disease) in Poland

Jarosław Dulski, Rana Hanna Al-Shaikh, Anna Sulek, Jakub Kasprzak, Jarosław Sławek, Zbigniew K. Wszolek

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Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3; Machado-Joseph disease, MJD) is the most common autosomal-dominant form of genetic ataxia worldwide. However, it has never been reported in Eastern Europe. This letter presents the first three families with SCA3 from Poland and discusses the practical implications of the disease for clinicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-42
Number of pages4
JournalParkinsonism and Related Disorders
StatePublished - Dec 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Clinical Neurology


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