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A 30-year-old female asked:

My daughter 4plus can't walk n neither talk.her diagnosis is cerebellum degeneration.having her physiotherapy since 3yr.wht can i do for her?no improve

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
I'm sorry: The vast majority of cerebellar degeneration cases are not treatable; only a few have metabolic defects that can be addresses and i trust these were sought. The illness is caused by die-off of brain cells as in alzheimer's & I am sorry if you have been offered false hope. You have a right to know if this is the result of an identified genetic defect & if so how this can help you plan your family.

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