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What is Myoclonus epilepsy?

What is Myoclonus epilepsy?

  • Myoclonus epilepsy: A form of epilepsy (brain function disturbance) associated with involuntary muscle twitching (myoclonus).
  • Myoclonus epilepsy: epilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Myoclonus epilepsy: Introduction

Types of Myoclonus epilepsy:

Types of Myoclonus epilepsy:

Broader types of Myoclonus epilepsy:

How serious is Myoclonus epilepsy?

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

What causes Myoclonus epilepsy?

Causes of Myoclonus epilepsy: see causes of Myoclonus epilepsy
Risk factors for Myoclonus epilepsy: see risk factors for Myoclonus epilepsy

What are the symptoms of Myoclonus epilepsy?

Symptoms of Myoclonus epilepsy: see symptoms of Myoclonus epilepsy

Can anyone else get Myoclonus epilepsy?

More information: see contagiousness of Myoclonus epilepsy
Inheritance: see inheritance of Myoclonus epilepsy

Inheritance of genetic conditions: see details in inheritance of genetic diseases.

Myoclonus epilepsy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myoclonus epilepsy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myoclonus epilepsy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myoclonus epilepsy: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myoclonus epilepsy.
Treatments for Myoclonus epilepsy: see treatments for Myoclonus epilepsy
Research for Myoclonus epilepsy: see research for Myoclonus epilepsy

Name and Aliases of Myoclonus epilepsy

Main name of condition: Myoclonus epilepsy

Class of Condition for Myoclonus epilepsy: genetic mitochondrial

Other names or spellings for Myoclonus epilepsy:

myoclonic epilepsy

Lafora's disease
Source - WordNet 2.1

Myoclonus epilepsy: Related Conditions

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