Joseph Disease

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Basic synonyms

  • Autosomal Dominant Spinocerebellar Degeneration
  • Azorean Neurologic Disease
  • Machado Disease
  • Joseph Disease
  • MJD
  • Nigrospinodentatal Degeneration
  • Striatonigral Degeneration, Autosomal Dominant Type
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type III (SCA 3)
  • Condition Subdivisions
  • Machado-Joseph Disease Type I (MJD-I)
  • Machado-Joseph Disease Type II (MJD-II)
  • Machado-Joseph Disease Type III (MJD-III)

General Discussion
Machado-Joseph Disease (MJD-III), likewise called spinocerebellar ataxia kind III, is an uncommon, acquired, ataxia (absence of muscle control) influencing the main nerves as well as identified by the slow-moving deterioration of certain locations of the mind called the hindbrain. People with MJD could at some point end up being paralyzed and/or incapacitated however their intelligence stays undamaged. The beginning of signs and symptoms of MJD differs from very early teenagers to late their adult years.

3 types of Machado-Joseph Disease are acknowledged: Types MJD-I, MJD-II, and also MJD-III. The distinctions in the sorts of MJD connect to the age of start as well as intensity. Earlier start normally creates a lot more serious signs.

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