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Research Article

Phenotypes and Genotypes of Patients with Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration in Asian and Caucasian Populations: 2 Cases and Literature Review

Table 2

Clinical findings in Asian patients: classic versus atypical.

ClassicAtypical value*

Age at onset (years)6.7 (2–10)30.7 (17–51)<0.05
Dysarthria89%42%
Gait disturbance89%50%
Dystonia78%75%
 General dystonia67%0%<0.05
 Cranial dystonia22%50%
 Segmental dystonia0%67%<0.05
Dysphagia56%8%<0.05
Pyramidal signs56%17%
Mental impairment44%8%
Limb chorea44%8%
Tremors22%83%<0.05
Parkinsonism11%42%
Psychiatric symptoms0%0%

Blank indicates it does not reach statistical significance ( ).

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