Lafora body

La·fo·ra bod·y

(lah-fō'rah), [MIM*254780]
an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by intraneural intracytoplasmic inclusion body composed of acid mucopolysaccharides, seen in familial myoclonic epilepsy.

La·fo·ra body

(lah-fō'rah bod'ē)
An intraneural intracytoplasmic inclusion body composed of acid mucopolysaccharides, seen in familial myoclonus epilepsy.

Lafora,

Gonzalo Rodriguez, Spanish neurologist, 1887-1971.
Lafora body - an intraneural intracytoplasmic inclusion body seen in familial myoclonus epilepsy.
Lafora body disease - myoclonus epilepsy beginning at 11 to 18 years of age with progressive mental impairment. Synonym(s): Lafora disease
Lafora disease - Synonym(s): Lafora body disease
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The efficiency of diet has been reported in seizures related with Rett syndrome, Lafora body disease, Landau Kleffner syndrome which is known as epileptic aphasia and neuronal seroid lipofuscinosis which is a lysosomal storage disease (26).
Lafora disease (also known as Lafora Body disease) is a rare neurometabolic disorder of autosomal recessive inheritance, which is generally caused by a mutation in EPM2A (4,8,13) or EPM2B genes.
9) A slide of the Lafora body is presented in Figure 1.
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