Vol. 32 (3) 2011 Neuro endocrinology letters

Cognitive changes in spinocerebellar ataxia type 2.

OBJECTIVES: Cognitive disorders and dementia occur in 19 to 42% of patients with spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2). Neuropsychological tests can reveal executive dysfunction, impaired visual and verbal memory, tongue and speech impairment, attention disorders and impaired verbal fluency.

METHODS: We performed .....