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Isaac's-Merten's syndrome

Introduction: Isaac's-Merten's syndrome

Description of Isaac's-Merten's syndrome

Isaac's-Merten's syndrome (medical condition): A rare disorder where muscles suffer from stiffness and...more »

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Isaacs syndrome:
  »Introduction: Isaacs syndrome
  »Symptoms of Isaacs syndrome

Isaac's-Merten's syndrome: A rare neuromuscular disorder with onset usually in late childhood or early adulthood, characterized by intermittent or continuous widespread involuntary muscle contractions; FASCICULATION; hyporeflexia; MUSCLE CRAMP; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; HYPERHIDROSIS; TACHYCARDIA; and MYOKYMIA. Involvement of pharyngeal or laryngeal muscles may interfere with speech and breathing. The continuous motor activity persists during sleep and general anesthesia (distinguishing this condition from STIFF-PERSON SYNDROME). Familial and acquired (primarily autoimmune) forms have been reported. (From Ann NY Acad Sci 1998 May 13;841:482-496; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1491)
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Isaac's-Merten's syndrome: Related Topics

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Isaac's-Merten's syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Isaac's-Merten's syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Isaac's-Merten's syndrome, or a subtype of Isaac's-Merten's syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Isaac's-Merten's syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Isaac's-Merten's syndrome as a Disease

Isaac's-Merten's syndrome: Another name for Isaacs syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Isaacs syndrome
  »Symptoms of Isaacs syndrome

Isaac's-Merten's syndrome: Related Diseases

Isaac's-Merten's syndrome: Isaac's-Merten's syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Isaac's-Merten's syndrome (Isaacs syndrome)

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Isaac's-Merten's syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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