Progressive myoclonic ataxia is a movement disorder characterized by defective muscular coordination of a muscle group with its origin in the brain.
The pathology is in the cerebellum.1
Myoclonus in a context of progressive ataxia suggests one clinical form of the Ramsay-Hunt syndrome (progressive myoclonic ataxia, PMA), whose most frequent causes are: celiac disease, mitochondriopathies, some spino-cerebellar degenerations, and some late metabolic disorders.2
What Is Progressive Myoclonic Ataxia In Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity?
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