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MRI findings in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome

  • Thomas ClaeysEmail author
  • Alexandra Boogers
  • Dieter Vanneste
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Acknowledgements

The authors would like to acknowledge Wim Vandenberghe, M.D. Ph.D, movement disorders specialist at University Hospitals Leuven, for discussion and review of this manuscript.

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Conflicts of interest

The authors report no disclosures relevant to the manuscript.

Ethical approval

Approval from the institutional review board was not required for this study.

Informed consent

For this case report, oral consent by the patient was acquired.

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© Belgian Neurological Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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