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dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica


Definition: a familial disorder beginning in late childhood, characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia, action myoclonus and preserved intellect. Probably due to multiple causes, of which mitochondrial abnormalities are one.

Synonym(s): dentatorubral cerebellar atrophy with polymyoclonus

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