Results 1 - 6 of 6 for Lafora disease
  1. Seizures and Epilepsy: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... break down fats instead of carbohydrates to survive. Lafora disease – a severe, progressive form of epilepsy that begins ...
  2. ... Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy, Lafora Type Genetic Testing Registry: Lafora disease MedlinePlus Encyclopedia: Epilepsy MedlinePlus Encyclopedia:Generalized Tonic-Clonic ...
  3. Myoclonus From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... fatal. Studies have identified many forms of PME. Lafora body disease is inherited as an autosomal recessive disorder, meaning ... of a defective gene, one from each parent. Lafora body disease is characterized by myoclonus, epileptic seizures, and dementia ( ...
  4. American Epilepsy Society (American Epilepsy Society)  
    ... recommendations Oxidative stress is an aggravating factor in Lafora rare disease Anterior temporal lobectomy compared with laser thermal hippocampectomy ...
  5. Genetics Home Reference: Epilepsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... juvenile myoclonic epilepsy Koolen-de Vries syndrome Kufs disease Lafora progressive myoclonus epilepsy Lennox-Gastaut syndrome lissencephaly with cerebellar hypoplasia malignant migrating partial seizures of infancy myoclonic epilepsy with ... disease X-linked infantile spasm syndrome You may also ...
  6. Epilepsy (National Library of Medicine)  
    Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes people to have recurring seizures. The seizures happen when clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain send out ...
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