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Familial congenital mirror movements

Disease definition

A rare, genetic, movement disorder characterized by involuntary movements on one side of the body that mirror intentional movements on the opposite side of the body, which are present in various first-degree members of a family, persist beyond the first decade of life, and have no associated comorbidities.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Familial congenital controlateral synkinesia
    • Hereditary congenital controlateral synkinesia
    • Hereditary congenital mirror movements
    • Isolated congenital controlateral synkinesia
    • Isolated congenital mirror movements
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive or Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 157600  614508  616059
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12551
  • MedDRA: -

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