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Table 1 Characteristic of study participants

From: Case report on novel mutation in SPAST gene in Polish family with spastic paraplegia

PatientAEFG12345678
Age at examination (years)56375751n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Age at onset of symptomsn/a333739›30~ 42›30~ 45›40›43›30~ 42
Age at deathn/an/an/an/a›5072›65667972›6547
Motor symptomsnonMild gait disorder, slow deteriorationVery severe gait disorder, slow deteriorationSevere gait disorder, slow deteriorationSevere gat disorder, slow deteriorationSevere gait disorder, slow deteriorationSevere gait disordersSevere gait disordersMild gait disorder, slow deteriorationSevere gait disorder, slow deteriorationSevere gait disordersMild gate disorders, frequent falls
Neurological examinationBilateral hyperreflexia, Babinski signSpastic para-paresisSpastic para-paresisSpastic para-paresisn/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Spastic Paraplegia Rating Scale0142923n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Disability stageNo mobility problemsMild gait stiffnessModerate gait stiffness Uses crane age 55Moderate gait stiffness Occasionally needs support when walkingn/aModerate gait stiffness Used bilateral support above age 60 when walkingn/aIn wheel-chair 6 years before deathModerate gait stiffness Needed bilateral support when walking 10 years before deathUsed crane age 67n/an/a
Medical conditions complicating disability  Polio disease in childhood     Stroke 3 years before death›43 after her mother death she developed depression, stayed at home, was not active. She broke leg at age 60 and since then she lead sedentary lifestyle and then was bed-ridden for few years Abuse of alcohol/liver cancer
  1. n/a Not available