Familial paroxysmal ataxia

What is Familial paroxysmal ataxia?

Episodic ataxia type 2 (EA2) is the most frequent form of Hereditary episodic ataxia (EA; see this term) characterized by paroxysmal episodes of ataxia lasting hours, with interictal nystagmus and mildly progressive ataxia.

Other condition names

  • Episodic ataxia type 2

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
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