TITLE

Unverricht's disease, Unverricht's syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2267
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Unverricht's disease, Unverricht's syndrome" is presented. It refers to a rare, fatal disease inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. It is characterized by the onset in later childhood of progressive myoclonic epilepsy, dementia and tetraplegia.
ACCESSION #
21249982

 

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