Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1


Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA1) is one specific type of ataxia among a group of inherited diseases of the central nervous system. In SCA1, genetic defects lead to impairment of specific nerve fibers carrying messages to and from the brain, resulting in degeneration of the cerebellum.