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Friedreich’s Ataxia G11.1 334.0

  Friedreich's Ataxia ICD-10
  • G11.1 - Early-onset cerebellar ataxia

 Friedreich's Ataxia ICD-9

  • 334.0 Friedrich's Ataxia

 Friedreich's Ataxia Natural History, Etiology

  • Autosomal Recessive
  • defect in frataxin gene, causeing spinocerebellar degeneration

Friederich’s Clincal Evaluation

  • Generally 7-15y/o
  • staggering wide based gait
  • nystagmus
  • cardiomyopathy
  • cavus foot
  • scoliosis
  • increased polyphasics on EMG

Freidreich’s Ataxia Natual History

  • Generally wheelchair bound by age 30
  • Life expectancy = 50yrs