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Myoclonus epilepsy

Myoclonus epilepsy: Introduction

Myoclonus epilepsy: A form of epilepsy (brain function disturbance) associated with involuntary muscle twitching (myoclonus). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myoclonus epilepsy is available below.

Symptoms of Myoclonus epilepsy

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Myoclonus epilepsy: Deaths

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Causes of Myoclonus epilepsy

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Myoclonus epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Myoclonus 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 sudden inability to speak. 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, 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, 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 which the 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 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as more »

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Myoclonus epilepsy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Myoclonus epilepsy

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Myoclonus epilepsy: Animations

Prognosis for Myoclonus epilepsy

Prognosis for Myoclonus epilepsy: hugely variable from transient to stable to progressive

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Definitions of Myoclonus epilepsy:

Epilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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