Benign adult familial myoclonic epilepsy

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Benign adult familial myoclonic epilepsy

Synonyms: ADCME | Autosomal dominant cortical myoclonus and epilepsy | BAFME | Benign adult familial myoclonus epilepsy | FAME | FCMTE | Familial adult myoclonic epilepsy | Familial cortical myoclonic tremor and epilepsy

Benign adult familial myoclonic epilepsy (BAFME) is an inherited epileptic syndrome characterized by cortical hand tremors myoclonic jerks and occasional generalized or focal seizures with a non-progressive or very slowly progressive disease course and no signs of early dementia or cerebellar ataxia.

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The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC) is a group of US pediatric epilepsy centers, researchers and professionals in field of epilepsy whose goal is to provide a network and infrastructure to facilitate collegial, collaborative practice-changing research that will provide answers needed to improve the care of children with epilepsy.

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