Lafora disease

noun

variants or Lafora's disease
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: an inherited form of myoclonic epilepsy that typically begins during adolescence or late childhood and is characterized by progressive neurological deterioration and the presence of Lafora bodies in parts of the central nervous system

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“Lafora disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lafora%20disease. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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