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Spinocerebellar ataxia 2


Other Names for this Disease

  • Olivopontocerebellar atrophy 2
  • Olivopontocerebellar atrophy Holguin type
  • SCA 2
  • SDSEM
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia Cuban type
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  • My father has been diagnosed with this condition. His condition has gotten progressively worse over the past 7-8 years. I am a 50 year old female and have shown no signs of this condition. I have two sons and am concerned about the possibility that they may have this condition in their genetic makeup. If this skips my generation, is it possible that they could have this later in life? Click here for answer

  • What type of diet is recommended for people with spinocerebellar ataxia type 2? Click here for answer

  • Is there a cure for spinocerebellar ataxia type 2? How can I learn more about clinical trials involving new treatments for spinocerebellar ataxia type 2? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Olivopontocerebellar atrophy 2
  • Olivopontocerebellar atrophy Holguin type
  • SCA 2
  • SDSEM
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia Cuban type
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.