Dominantly inherited congenital cerebellar ataxia with atrophy of the vermis

Pediatr Neurol. 1987 Nov-Dec;3(6):360-2. doi: 10.1016/0887-8994(87)90008-7.


We report a mother and daughter with congenital cerebellar ataxia and normal intelligence. Computed tomography revealed localized atrophy of the cerebellar vermis. This is the second case report of dominantly inherited, nonprogressive, congenital cerebellar ataxia.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Atrophy
  • Cerebellar Ataxia / genetics*
  • Cerebellum / pathology*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Chromosome Aberrations / genetics*
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Female
  • Genes, Dominant*
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Intelligence
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed