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Periodic paralysis with later-onset distal motor neuropathy

Disease definition

Periodic paralysis with later-onset distal motor neuropathy is a rare, genetic, neuromuscular disease characterized by acute episodic muscle weakness in upper and lower extremities (which responds to acetazolamide treatment) associated with later-onset, chronic, slowly progressive, distal, axonal neuropathy.

ORPHA:397750

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Mitochondrial inheritance 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: G72.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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