Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonicais is a rare degenerative, neurological disorder characterised by the epilespsy, cognitive, myoclonus and progressive ataxia. It has also been known as Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type I. It usually begins during the early adulthood but children may also get affected by it. Muscle tremors may occur in just one arm or leg or may also involve all the voluntary muscles.
Signs and Symptoms of the condition include:
It is caused by the impairment of a regulatory mechanism between the cerelbellar and brainstem nuclei. It has also been associated with a wide range of diseases like Lafora body diseases.
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.
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