MERRF syndrome

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MERRF syndrome

 
myoclonus with epilepsy and ragged red fibers; a familial type of mitochondrial encephalopathy, of maternal (mitochondrial) inheritance.

MERRF syndrome

abbreviation for myoclonus with epilepsy and with ragged red fibers, a familial syndrome of maternal (mitochondrial) inheritance. Also called Fukuhara's syndrome.
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Myoclonic epilepsy and ragged-red fiber disease (MERRF) is associated with a mitochondrial DNA [tRNA.