What is Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica?

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Oct 03, 2012
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  • It is a collection of rare, degenerative, neurological disorders.
  • It is characterised by the epilespsy, cognitive, myoclonus and progressive ataxia.
  • It is common during the early adulthood.
  • There is no cure for this condition.

 

Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica is a collection of rare degenerative, neurological disorders which is characterised by the epilespsy, cognitive, myoclonus and progressive ataxia. It usually common during the early adulthood but it can occur in children as well. Muscle tremors may affect just one arm or leg or may also involve all the voluntary muscles.

Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica

Symptoms of Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica

Signs and Symptoms of the condition include:

  • Seizures
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Tremors
  • Reduced muscle coordination

 

Diagnosis and Treatment

The diagnosis is based on the symptoms of the condition.  Although there is no cure for dyssynergis cerebellaris myoclonica, the treatment is done to provide relief from the symptoms. Seizures and muscle spasms can be controlled with drugs like Depakene.

Prognosis

The progression of the condition is usually longer. The progression may take 10 or more years.

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