Unverricht disease

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Un·ver·richt dis·ease

(ūn'fĕr-ikt),
a progressive myoclonic epilepsy; one of the degenerative gray matter disorders characterized by myoclonus and generalized seizures, with progressive neurologic and intellectual decline; age of onset between 8-13 years of age; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the cystatin B gene (CSTB) on 21q22.

Un·ver·richt dis·ease

(ūn'fer-ikt di-zēz')
A progressive myoclonic epilepsy; one of the degenerative gray matter disorders characterized by myoclonus and generalized seizures, with progressive neurologic and intellectual decline; age of onset 8-13 years; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the cystatin B gene (CSTB) on 21q22.

Unverricht disease

, Unverricht syndrome (oon′fĕr-ikt″)
[Heinrich Unverricht, Ger. physician, 1853–1912]
A rare, fatal disease inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. It is characterized by the onset in later childhood of progressive myoclonic epilepsy, tetraplegia, and dementia. Also called Unverricht-Lafora disease.

Unverricht,

Heinrich, German physician, 1853-1912.
Unverricht disease - a progressive myoclonic epilepsy. Synonym(s): Unverricht syndrome
Unverricht syndrome - Synonym(s): Unverricht disease