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Ataxia Male, 35 years old, May – June 2018

Summary

DiagnosisSexAgeNationality
AtaxiaMale 35 yearsIndian
InjectionsCell typeAdmission dateDischarge date
9UCBSC2018-05-292018-06-19

Condition On Admission

The patient’s chief complaint was an unstable gait, Inability to walk without watching one’s feet, Excessive fatigue, High level of difficulty in climbing up and down stairs even with support, Inability to run or jump, Pain in the limbs after walking or standing for even a very short distance/time, Slight slurring of speech when tired.

Treatment Schedule

Patient received 6 umbilical cord blood-derived stem cell (UCBSC) packets by intravenous (IV) injection and lumbar puncture (LP), as per the schedule below:

NumberDateCell TypeDelivery MethodSide Effects
12018-05-30UCBSCIntravenous Injectionnone reported
22018-06-01UCBSCIntravenous Injection &
Intravenous Injection
none reported
32018-06-07UCBSCIntrathecal Injection &
Intravenous Injection
none reported
42018-06-11UCBSCIntrathecal Injection &
Intrathecal Injection
none reported
52018-06-11UCBSCIntrathecal Injection &
Intrathecal Injection
none reported

Condition 1 month after treatment

Condition 1 month after treatment: ​The patient mentioned that he could walk for longer period of times.

Condition 6 months after treatment

Condition 6 months after treatment: ​The patient mentions that he started to feel a regression of his improvements at 2 months after the treatment, He believes that most of the improvements he had are

Symptom

Parents’ Assessment of Improvement

Balance

Moderate improvements

Coordination

Moderate improvements

Fine hand movements

Small improvements

Tremors

Not applicable

Control of movement

Moderate improvements

Muscle stiffness

Not applicable

Speech

Moderate improvements

Walking

Moderate improvements

Fatigue

Small improvements