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Autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy

Disease definition

Autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (ADNFLE) is a seizure disorder characterized by intermittent dystonia and/or choreoathetoid movements that occur during sleep. The clusters of nocturnal motor seizures are often stereotyped and brief.

ORPHA:98784

  • Synonym(s):
    • ADNFLE
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 600513  603204  605375  610353  615005
  • UMLS: C3696898
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 11918
  • MedDRA: -

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