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Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies (Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy)

A heterogeneous group of primarily familial disorders characterized by myoclonic seizures, tonic-clonic seizures, ataxia, progressive intellectual deterioration, and neuronal degeneration. These include LAFORA DISEASE; MERRF SYNDROME; NEURONAL CEROID-LIPOFUSCINOSIS; sialidosis (see MUCOLIPIDOSES), and UNVERRICHT-LUNDBORG SYNDROME.
Also Known As:
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Progressive Myoclonic; Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophy; Myoclonic Epilepsies, Progressive; Atypical Inclusion-Body Disease; Familial Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy; Naito Oyanagi Disease; Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsies; Action Myoclonus Renal Failure Syndrome; Atrophies, Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian; Atrophy, Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian; Atypical Inclusion Body Disease; Atypical Inclusion-Body Diseases; Biotin Responsive Encephalopathy; Biotin-Responsive Encephalopathies; Dentatorubral Pallidoluysian Atrophy; Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophies; Disease, Atypical Inclusion-Body; Diseases, Atypical Inclusion-Body; Encephalopathies, Biotin-Responsive; Encephalopathy, Biotin-Responsive; Epilepsies, Progressive Myoclonic; Epilepsies, Progressive Myoclonus; Epilepsy, Progressive Myoclonus; Inclusion-Body Disease, Atypical; Inclusion-Body Diseases, Atypical; May White Syndrome; Myoclonic Epilepsy, Progressive; Myoclonus Epilepsies, Progressive; Myoclonus Epilepsy, Progressive; Oyanagi Disease, Naito; Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy; Action Myoclonus-Renal Failure Syndrome; Biotin-Responsive Encephalopathy; May-White Syndrome
Networked: 320 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 23 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Seizures (Seizure)
2. Lafora Disease
3. Neurodegenerative Diseases (Neurodegenerative Disease)
4. Huntington Disease (Huntington's Disease)
5. Spinocerebellar Ataxias (Spinocerebellar Ataxia)

Experts

1. Lehesjoki, Anna-Elina: 12 articles (04/2015 - 01/2002)
2. Sanz, Pascual: 8 articles (10/2011 - 12/2003)
3. Yamada, M: 8 articles (12/2004 - 05/2000)
4. Tsuji, S: 8 articles (12/2004 - 01/2000)
5. Joensuu, Tarja: 6 articles (04/2015 - 02/2007)
6. Minassian, Berge A: 6 articles (08/2013 - 01/2002)
7. Tsuji, Shoji: 6 articles (08/2011 - 05/2002)
8. Takahashi, H: 6 articles (12/2004 - 06/2000)
9. Kopra, Outi: 5 articles (03/2015 - 05/2009)
10. Andermann, E: 5 articles (06/2013 - 08/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies:
1. Cystatin BIBA
2. etiracetam (levetiracetam)FDA LinkGeneric
3. zonisamide (Zonegran)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)IBA
5. topiramate (Topamax)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Serotonin AgentsIBA
7. Chloral HydrateIBA
8. perampanelIBA
9. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
10. Carbidopa (Lodosyn)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Vagus Nerve Stimulation
2. Ketogenic Diet
3. Deep Brain Stimulation
4. Lasers (Laser)
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)