myoclonus epilepsy


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epilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin

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Unstable insertion in the 5' flanking region of the cystatin B gene is the most common mutation in progressive myoclonus epilepsy type 1, EPM1.
Lafora progressive myoclonus epilepsy mutation database-EPM2A and NHLRC1 (EMP2B) genes.
Progressive myoclonus epilepsy with polyglucosan bodies: Lafora disease.
Abstract: Lafora's progressive myoclonus epilepsy and diagnosed cases in Costa Rica.
Juvenile myoclonus epilepsy usually responds to valproate, and may require life-long treatment.
Pennacchio of the Stanford University School of Medicine and their colleagues in Finland knew from previous work that the gene for progressive myoclonus epilepsy resides on chromosome 21.
An example of a mitochondrial disorder is myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF), in which the children have myoclonic and generalized tonic clonic seizures, dementia, ataxia, and weakness.