SCA - Spinocerebellar Ataxia/Parson Russell Terrier

Nervous system degeneration

Description: 
Nervous system degeneration with or without myokymia and seizures
Symptomes: 
Progressive loss of limb coordination, spastic gait, loss of balance, could be combined with seizures and myokymia (involuntary twitching of the muscles)
Age d'aparition: 
Between 2 and 6 months old
Fréquence: 
17% carriers
Gène impliqué: 
KCNJ10
Mutation testée: 
c.627C>G
Transmission: 
Autosomal Recessive
Brevet: 
-
Remarques: 
An another DNA test (LOA) is available to detect an other form of ataxia in this breed.