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Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome

Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome: Introduction

Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome: 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 Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome

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Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome

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Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome

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Prognosis for Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome

Prognosis for Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome: 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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Definitions of Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome:

An autosomal recessive condition characterized by recurrent myoclonic and generalized seizures, ATAXIA, slowly progressive intellectual deterioration, dysarthria, and intention tremor. Myoclonic seizures are severe and continuous, and tend to be triggered by movement, stress, and sensory stimuli. The age of onset is between 8 and 13 years, and the condition is relatively frequent in the Baltic region, especially Finland. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp109-110) - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome

  1. Unverricht-Lundborg syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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