Clinical anticipation in Japanese families of benign adult familial myoclonus epilepsy.

@article{Hitomi2012ClinicalAI,
  title={Clinical anticipation in Japanese families of benign adult familial myoclonus epilepsy.},
  author={Takefumi Hitomi and Takayuki Kondo and Katsuya Kobayashi and Riki Matsumoto and Ryosuke Takahashi and Akio Ikeda},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={e33-6}
}
The clinical anticipation in Japanese benign adult familial myoclonus epilepsy (BAFME), defined as earlier onset age of either cortical tremor or generalized seizures or new appearance of those symptoms in the next generation, remains unknown. The onset age and the degree of both cortical tremor and generalized seizures were investigated in nine patients of four BAFME families (mean age: 46.6 ± 18.7 years). Clinical anticipation in the onset age of cortical tremor or generalized seizures was… CONTINUE READING

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