Maureen A Leehey

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Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 103:373-86. 2012
  2. pmc Fibromyalgia in fragile X mental retardation 1 gene premutation carriers
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:2233-6. 2011
  3. pmc Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome: clinical phenotype, diagnosis, and treatment
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Investig Med 57:830-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Cognitive profile of fragile X premutation carriers with and without fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
    Jim Grigsby
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 5701, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:48-60. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Impairment of executive cognitive functioning in males with fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
    Jim Grigsby
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 5701, USA
    Mov Disord 22:645-50. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Functional status of men with the fragile X premutation, with and without the tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)
    Angela G Brega
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80217 3364, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1101-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in a 65-year-old male with the fragile X-associated tremor-ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)
    Jim Grigsby
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 5701, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 19:165-71. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The primary cognitive deficit among males with fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) is a dysexecutive syndrome
    Angela G Brega
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:853-69. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression of tremor and ataxia in male carriers of the FMR1 premutation
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Mov Disord 22:203-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The fragile X premutation presenting as essential tremor
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:117-21. 2003

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 103:373-86. 2012
    ..Although the contribution of FXTAS to the morbidity and mortality of the aging population requires further study, the disorder is likely the most common single-gene form of tremor and ataxia in the older adult population...
  2. pmc Fibromyalgia in fragile X mental retardation 1 gene premutation carriers
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:2233-6. 2011
    ..Studies suggest that FM occurs in persons with a genetic predisposition. We describe the clinical features of female FMR1 premutation carriers with symptoms of FM...
  3. pmc Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome: clinical phenotype, diagnosis, and treatment
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Investig Med 57:830-6. 2009
    ..However, accurate diagnosis is critical for the patient and for the family because they need education regarding their genetic and health risks...
  4. doi request reprint Cognitive profile of fragile X premutation carriers with and without fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
    Jim Grigsby
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 5701, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:48-60. 2008
    ..Longitudinal research currently underway will provide insight into the progression of the disorder...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impairment of executive cognitive functioning in males with fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
    Jim Grigsby
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 5701, USA
    Mov Disord 22:645-50. 2007
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  6. doi request reprint Functional status of men with the fragile X premutation, with and without the tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)
    Angela G Brega
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80217 3364, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1101-9. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in a 65-year-old male with the fragile X-associated tremor-ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)
    Jim Grigsby
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 5701, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 19:165-71. 2006
    ..This is the first case report of a comprehensive neuropsychologic examination of an older man with the fragile X-associated tremor-ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)...
  8. doi request reprint The primary cognitive deficit among males with fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) is a dysexecutive syndrome
    Angela G Brega
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:853-69. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the impairment of nonexecutive cognitive skills in FXTAS is in large part secondary to executive dysfunction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression of tremor and ataxia in male carriers of the FMR1 premutation
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Mov Disord 22:203-6. 2007
    ..Preliminary data on life expectancy are variable, with a range from 5 to 25 years...
  10. ncbi request reprint The fragile X premutation presenting as essential tremor
    Maureen A Leehey
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:117-21. 2003
    ..Essential tremor is a frequent cause of tremor in elderly patients and in some cases is associated with impaired tandem gait and cognitive deficits...
  11. pmc Parkinsonism in FMR1 premutation carriers may be indistinguishable from Parkinson disease
    Deborah A Hall
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:156-9. 2009
    ..Although screening all PD patients is likely to be low yield, genetic testing of FMR1 in individuals with PD and a family history of fragile X syndrome, autism or developmental delay, or other related FMR1 phenotypes is warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impairment in the cognitive functioning of men with fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)
    Jim Grigsby
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Neurol Sci 248:227-33. 2006
    ..The results provide evidence that FXTAS involves marked impairment of executive cognitive abilities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic treatment in the fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
    Deborah A Hall
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Denver, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Mov Disord 21:1741-4. 2006
    ..This study suggests that patients with FXTAS can derive improvement from medication treatment for some of their symptoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint MS vs. HD: can white matter and subcortical gray matter pathology be distinguished neuropsychologically?
    Jose M Lafosse
    Regis University, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Denver, CO 80221 1099, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:142-54. 2007
    ..These results suggest that involvement of white and subcortical gray matter may produce different neuropsychological effects...