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Episodic ataxia, type 1

Episodic ataxia, type 1: Introduction

Episodic ataxia, type 1: A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness and continuous muscle movement (myokymia). Stress and exertion may trigger the ataxic episodes which usually last for only a few minutes and can occur several times a day. Type 1 is caused by a defect in the potassium channel gene on chromosome 12p13. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Episodic ataxia, type 1 is available below.

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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Episodic ataxia, type 1 as a "rare disease".
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