Friedreich's ataxia is rare, although it is one of the most common forms of autosomal recessive ataxia.

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... Friedreich ataxia is a genetic condition that damages nerve tissue, causing a loss of muscle coordination (ataxia) that worsens over time. Other characteristics of this condition include the gradual loss of strength and sensation in arms and legs, muscle stiffness (spasticity) in the limbs, and impaired speech. Friedreich ataxia may also affect heart function. ...
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... Friedreich's ataxia is an inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system resulting in symptoms ranging from muscle weakness and speech problems to heart disease. Ataxia res...
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Friedreich ataxia
... Friedreich ataxia is a genetic condition that damages nerve tissue, causing a loss of muscle coordination (ataxia) that worsens over time. Other characteristics of this condition include the gradual l...
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  • Friedreich's Ataxia Information Page
    ... Friedreich's ataxia is an inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system resulting in symptoms ranging from muscle weakness and speech problems to heart disease. Ataxia res...

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