Recent CASK Findings
Some Relevant Findings
- The functional loss due to the absence of cask occurs due to the death of neurons in the brain;
- Regression in adolescence has been observed;
- It is suggested that MICPH with CASK is degenerative. This means that there is brain cell loss.
- It is also suggested that toxicity caused by the brain cell loss could also affect functioning of the remaining neurons.
Published Research Papers of Interest
CASK Disorders Ute Moog, MD and Kerstine Kutsche PhD Initial Posting November 2013, last updated 21 May 2020