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Myoclonic Epilepsies, Progressive MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Myoclonic Epilepsies, Progressive
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Scope Note
A heterogeneous group of primarily familial EPILEPSY disorders characterized by myoclonic seizures, tonic-clonic seizures, ataxia, progressive intellectual deterioration, and neuronal degeneration. These include LAFORA DISEASE; MERRF SYNDROME; NEURONAL CEROID-LIPOFUSCINOSIS; sialidosis (see MUCOLIPIDOSES), and UNVERRICHT-LUNDBORG SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
Action Myoclonus-Renal Failure Syndrome
Ataxia, Chorea, Seizures, And Dementia
Atypical Inclusion-Body Disease
Biotin-Responsive Encephalopathy
Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophy
Familial Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy
Haw River Syndrome
May-White Syndrome
Myoclonic Epilepsy, Progressive
Myoclonus-Nephropathy Syndrome
Naito Oyanagi Disease
Naito-Oyanagi Disease
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy
Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsies
Previous Indexing
Epilepsies, Myoclonic (1977-1999)
Epilepsy (1965-1999)
Myoclonus (1968-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; see Epilepsy, Myoclonic 1977-1999
History Note
2000; use Epilepsy, Myoclonic 1977-1999
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Myoclonic Epilepsies, Progressive Preferred
Atypical Inclusion-Body Disease Narrower
May-White Syndrome Narrower
Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophy Narrower
Familial Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Narrower
Action Myoclonus-Renal Failure Syndrome Narrower
Biotin-Responsive Encephalopathy Narrower
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