Familial encephalopathy with neuroserpin inclusion bodies

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Synonyms: FENIB

A rare serpinopathy characterized by progressive myoclonus epilepsy and/or pre-senile dementia with prominent frontal-lobe features and relative sparing of recall memory. In addition other neurological manifestations like cerebellar symptoms and pyramidal signs may be present. Age of onset is variable the disease having been reported in children as well as elderly patients. Neuropathological examination reveals the typical neuronal inclusions of mutated neuroserpin (Collins bodies).

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Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium

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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