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Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.490.375.130.650.900
C10.228.140.490.493.063.650.900
C10.574.500.875
C16.320.400.940
Unique ID
D020194
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020194
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Baltic Myoclonic Epilepsy
Baltic Myoclonus
Baltic Myoclonus Epilepsy
Epilepsy, Progressive Myoclonic 1
Epilepsy, Progressive Myoclonic 1a
Epilepsy, Progressive Myoclonic Type 1
Epilepsy, Progressive Myoclonus 1
Lundborg-Unverricht Syndrome
Mediterranean Myoclonic Epilepsy
Myoclonic Epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg
Myoclonus Progressive Epilepsy of Unverricht and Lundborg
Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy 1
Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsybaltic Myoclonic Epilepsy
Unverricht Disease
Unverricht-Lundborg Disease
Previous Indexing
Epilepsies, Myoclonic (1977-1999)
Epilepsy (1965-1976)
Myoclonus (1965-1976)
See Also
Cystatin B
Public MeSH Note
2000; for LUNDBORG-UNVERRICHT SYNDROME see EPILEPSY, MYOCLONIC 1977-1999
History Note
2000; for LUNDBORG-UNVERRICHT SYNDROME use EPILEPSY, MYOCLONIC 1977-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2017/02/24
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