Autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia - blindness - deafness

When you play the piano or hit a tennis ball you are activating the cerebellum. The cerebellum is the area of the brain that controls coordination and balance. Problems with the cerebellum includeCancerGenetic disordersAtaxias - failure of muscle control in the arms and legs that result in movement disordersDegeneration - disorders caused by brain cells decreasing in size or wasting awayTreatment of cerebellar disorders depends on the cause. In some cases, there is no cure but treatment may help with symptoms.NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Disease Alternative Name

cerebellar disorders
dandy-walker syndrome

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