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Term:Lafora disease
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Definition:A form of stimulus sensitive myoclonic epilepsy inherited as an autosomal recessive condition. The most common presenting feature is a single seizure in the second decade of life. This is followed by progressive myoclonus, myoclonic seizures, tonic-clonic seizures, focal occipital seizures, intellectual decline, and severe motor and coordination impairments. Most affected individuals do not live past the age of 25 years. Concentric amyloid (Lafora) bodies are found in neurons, liver, skin, bone, and muscle (From Menkes, Textbook of Childhood Neurology, 5th ed, pp111-110)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: EPM2A;   LBD;   Lafora Body Disease;   Lafora Body Disorder;   Lafora Myoclonic Epilepsy;   Lafora Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy;   Lafora Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy;   Lafora Type Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy;   Lafora's disease;   Late Onset Lafora Body Disease;   MELF;   epilepsy progressive myoclonic 2;   myoclonic epilepsy of Lafora;   myoclonus epilepsy of Lafora;   progressive myoclonic epilepsy 2A;   progressive myoclonic epilepsy type 2;   progressive myoclonus epilepsy, Lafora type
 primary_id: MESH:D020192
 alt_id: OMIA:000690;   OMIM:254780;   RDO:0007336
 xref: GARD:8214;   NCI:C84804
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Epm2a EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin JBrowse link 1 5,448,958 5,571,512 RGD:7240710
G Nhlrc1 NHL repeat containing E3 ubiquitin protein ligase 1 JBrowse link 17 18,059,382 18,060,572 RGD:7240710

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  disease 15503
    syndrome 5771
      electroclinical syndrome 349
        variable age at onset electroclinical syndrome 62
          progressive myoclonus epilepsy 57
            Lafora disease 2
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  disease 15503
    disease of anatomical entity 14857
      nervous system disease 10273
        central nervous system disease 8410
          brain disease 7763
            movement disease 1010
              Dyskinesias 717
                Myoclonus 93
                  Myoclonic Epilepsies 89
                    progressive myoclonus epilepsy 57
                      Lafora disease 2
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