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Unverricht-Lundborg disease

Synonym(s) PME type 1
Progressive myoclonic epilepsy type 1
Progressive myoclonus epilepsy type 1
Prevalence 1-9 / 1 000 000
Inheritance Autosomal recessive
Age of onset Childhood
  • G40.3
  • C0751785
  • D020194
  • 10054895


Unverricht-Lundborg disease (ULD) is a rare progressive myoclonic epilepsy disorder characterized by action- and stimulus-sensitive myoclonus, and tonic-clonic seizures with ataxia, but with only a mild cognitive decline over time.

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