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Table 3 Clinical features of patients with CTX in different populations

From: Clinical and genetic characteristics of Chinese patients with cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis

Clinical phenotypesChinese population (n = 25)Caucasian population (Spanish n = 25)p-value
Pyramidal signs88.5%92.0%P = 0.157
Xanthomatosis84.6%56.0%P < 0.01
Cerebellar ataxia57.7%76.0%P < 0.05
Cognitive impairment57.7%Not given 
Cataracts38.5%92.0%P < 0.01
Peripheral neuropathy30.8%64.0%P < 0.05
Chronic diarrhea3.8%92.0%P < 0.01
Epilepsy3.8%32.0%P < 0.01