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Baltic myoclonic epilepsy

Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Introduction

Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: A rare inherited type of progressive myoclonus epilepsy which tends to cause symptoms during childhood. The involuntary muscle movements tend to occur more frequently and become more severe with increasing age. Symptoms may occur following various stimuli such as light, stress or exercise. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy is available below.

Symptoms of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy

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Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Complications

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Causes of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy

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Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Baltic myoclonic epilepsy

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Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Baltic myoclonic epilepsy

Prognosis for Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: The prognosis is quite variable. Some patients have their symptoms stabilize or even improve after a period of progression whereas others continue to have severe symptoms and die prematurely. Patients who respond favorably to treatment may have a normal life expectancy.

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