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Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg

Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg: Introduction

Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg: A rare genetic brain disease characterized by convulsions which become progressively worse. Modern treatment can have a big effect on the prognosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg is available below.

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Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous...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...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...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 misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were...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 symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of...read more »

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Prognosis for Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg

Prognosis for Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg: incapacitation by 20 years in severe cases, death in young adulthood

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Definitions of Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg:

Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg, or a subtype of Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Myoclonus progressive epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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