Progressive myoclonic epilepsy type 7
Synonyms: EPM7 | MEAK | Myoclonus epilepsy and ataxia due to potassium channel mutation | PME type 7 | Progressive myoclonic epilepsy due to KV3.1 deficiency | Progressive myoclonus epilepsy type 7
A rare genetic neurological disorder characterized by childhood to adolescent onset of progressive myoclonus (which becomes very severe and results in major motor impediment) associated with infrequent tonic-clonic seizures and occasionally ataxia. Learning disability prior to seizure onset and mild cognitive decline may be associated.
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