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
See full list of 13
symptoms of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Baltic myoclonic epilepsy:
- Nerve Neuropathy: Related Home Testing:
- Brain & Neurological Disorders: Related Home Testing:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Baltic myoclonic epilepsy?
Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Baltic myoclonic epilepsy:
Causes of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy
- The condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
- more causes...»
Read more about causes of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy
More information about causes of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy:
Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Baltic myoclonic epilepsy
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,
it...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild ...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in ...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Baltic myoclonic epilepsy
Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Nerve Specialists:
- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- Stroke & Vascular Specialists:
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Animations
More Baltic myoclonic epilepsy animations & videos
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.
More about prognosis of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy
Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: Broader Related Topics
Types of Baltic myoclonic epilepsy
User Interactive Forums
Read about other experiences, ask a question about Baltic myoclonic epilepsy, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:
Contents for Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: