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  1. Action myoclonus–renal failure (AMRF) syndrome causes episodes of involuntary muscle jerking or twitching (myoclonus) and, often, kidney (renal) disease. Although the condition ...
  2. PRICKLE1-related progressive myoclonus epilepsy with ataxia is a rare inherited condition characterized by recurrent seizures (epilepsy) and problems with movement. ...
  3. Myoclonus-dystonia is a movement disorder that typically affects the neck, torso, and arms. Individuals with this condition experience quick, involuntary muscle jerks or twitches (myoclonus). About half of individuals with myoclonus-dystonia develop ...
  4. Lafora progressive myoclonus epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by recurrent seizures (epilepsy) and a decline in intellectual function. The signs ... late childhood or adolescence and worsen with time.Myoclonus is a term used to describe episodes of ...
  5. Myoclonus From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Movement Disorders/Specifics ... Movement Disorders ... What is myoclonus? What causes myoclonus? What are the types of myoclonus? What do scientists know about ...
  6. ... disease is classified as a type of progressive myoclonus epilepsy. People with this disorder experience episodes of involuntary muscle jerking or twitching (myoclonus) that increase in frequency and severity over time. ...
  7. Palatal myoclonus is a fast spasm (contraction) of the muscles in the roof of the mouth. ... Palatal myoclonus is most often due to damage (lesions) on brain nerve pathways. Stroke is the most common cause. ...
  8. Myoclonus From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    Myoclonus refers to a sudden, involuntary (unintended) jerking of a muscle or group of muscles. It is ... in itself a disease. In its simplest form, myoclonus consists of a muscle twitch followed by relaxation. ...
  9. Opsoclonus Myoclonus From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Opsoclonus myoclonus is a rare neurological disorder characterized by an unsteady, trembling gait, myoclonus (brief, shock-like muscle spasms), and opsoclonus (irregular, ...
  10. ... have been identified in people with Lafora progressive myoclonus epilepsy. Many of these mutations change single protein ... lead to the major features of Lafora progressive myoclonus epilepsy. Studies suggest that a loss of laforin ...
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