Metabolic ataxias in adults

A. Antenora, A. Filla, F. M. Santorelli, S. Peluso, F. Saccà, G. De Michele

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Metabolic ataxias are rare. They usually start in the childhood and often have autosomal recessive inheritance. They may also present in adulthood. The diagnosis is important since some patients may be successfully managed with diet and treatments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)959-970
Number of pages12
JournalCurrent Molecular Medicine
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2014



  • Adult metabolic ataxia
  • Copper storage
  • Energy metabolism defect
  • Peroxisomal
  • Storage disease
  • Vitamin E deficiency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine

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Antenora, A., Filla, A., Santorelli, F. M., Peluso, S., Saccà, F., & De Michele, G. (2014). Metabolic ataxias in adults. Current Molecular Medicine, 14(8), 959-970.