J Vijai

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Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is a common subtype of idiopathic generalized epilepsy that shows a complex pattern of inheritance. We have tested the association between JME phenotype and an intragenic marker in KCNQ3 by using the transmission disequilibrium test in 119 probands and their parents. Mutations in KCNQ3 are known to cause benign familial(More)
J uvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME; OMIM 606904) is a subtype of common idiopathic generalised epilepsy (IGE) and affects up to 26% of all individuals with IGE. 1–3 JME is characterised by the onset in adolescence of bilateral myoclonic jerks usually affecting the upper limbs. 1 4 Patients also have generalised tonic-clonic seizures and about one third(More)
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