stiff baby syndrome(redirected from Familial Startle Disease)
stiff baby syndromeHereditary stiff-man syndrome An AD complex of variable penetration, characterized by ↑ startle reflex and virtually continuous motor activity by EMG Clinical Choking, vomiting, dysphagia, which may improve with age. Cf Floppy infant syndrome, Stiff man syndrome.
stiff baby syndrome
An inherited disorder marked by muscular rigidity that appears in the first days of life. It may be associated with an excessive startle response, apnea, gait disturbance, or regurgitation of foods.