MERRF

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MERRF

(mĕrf),
Acronym for myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fiber myopathy. One of the mitochondrial disorders, this condition is caused by a point mutation of the mitochondria genome locus 8344, where transfer RNA is coded.

MERRF

Myoclonus Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibers Neurology A mitochondrial myopathy characterized by myoclonus, epilepsy and ataxia, maternal inheritance. See Ragged red fibers. Cf MELAS.

MERRF

(mĕrf)
Acronym for myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fiber myopathy. One of the mitochondrial disorders, this condition is caused by a point mutation of the mitochondria genome locus 8344, where transfer RNA is coded.