Mar 01, 2019
The patient began experiencing muscle weakness and tiredness around 9 years old. He was found to have problems with coordination (ataxia), drooping eyelids (ptosis), and rapid, uncontrolled eye movements (nystagmus). A brain MRI showed moderate atrophy of his cerebellum. His symptoms have progressed quickly and he now requires the use of a wheelchair and 1:1 aide at school. He currently needs assistance with almost all activities of daily life.
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