Episodic Ataxia Type1

Familial periodic cerebellar ataxia is a rare autosomal dominant neurological disorder that affects both peripheral and central nerve functions. It causes attacks of imbalance and uncoordinated movements ataxia , often accompanied by nausea, vertigo and headache. These attacks are usually triggered by physical or emotional stress for example, the excitement of a football game or occasionally by alcohol, and they may last from several minutes to many hours. Neurological function is normal, or...