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Is PXE linked to Neurological Issues?

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My mother-in-law who was diagnosed with PXE in 2000 and has lost most all of her central vision was referred to a neurologist with the following symptoms: memory loss, shuffling of feet, fatigue, aching legs, urinary incontinence, etc.  The neurologist has done extensive testing and has not found any diagnosis. Her MRI's show extensive scarring (gray areas) that would be found in a person who has had a stroke or traumatic brain injury.  She has had neither to our knowledge.  Can this be linked to PXE?  Thanks for any help you can give. 

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