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Alternating hemiplegia of childhood

Disease definition

A rare, genetic, neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by early-onset of recurrent, transient episodes of hemiplegia (including quadriplegia), which typically disappear upon sleep.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • AHC
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: G98
  • ICD-11: MB53.0
  • OMIM: 104290  614820
  • UMLS: C0338488
  • MeSH: C536589
  • GARD: 11
  • MedDRA: 10077948

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