What are the symptoms of Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica?
- Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonicais is a rare condition.
- Characterised by the epilespsy, cognitive, myoclonus & progressive ataxia.
- Signs include seizures, tremor and reduced muscle coordination.
- The diagnosis is based on the symptoms.
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.
Symptoms of Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica
Signs and Symptoms of the condition include:
- Cognitive impairment
- Reduced muscle coordination
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.
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.
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Oct 03, 2012
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