Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 32


Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 32 (SPG32) is a rare, complex type of hereditary spastic paraplegia characterized by a slowly progressive spastic paraplegia (with walking difficulties appearing at onset at 6-7 years of age) associated with mild intellectual disability. Brain imaging reveals thin corpus callosum, cortical and cerebellar atrophy, and pontine dysraphia. The SPG32 phenotype has been mapped to a locus on chromosome 14q12-q21.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 32

  • Intellectual disability
  • Spasticity
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Hyperreflexia
  • Hypoplasia of the corpus callosum
  • Cerebellar atrophy
  • Intellectual disability, mild
  • Cerebral atrophy
  • Babinski sign
  • Pes cavus

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Incidence and onset information

— Based on the latest data available there are 1 families with AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE SPASTIC PARAPLEGIA TYPE 32 in Europe.
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 32 Is also known as spg32.

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