When should MERRF (myoclonus epilepsy associated with ragged-red fibers) be the diagnosis?

Myoclonic epilepsy associated with ragged red fibers (MERRF) is a rare mitochondrial disorder. Diagnostic criteria for MERRF include typical manifestations of the disease: myoclonus, generalized epilepsy, cerebellar ataxia and ragged red fibers (RRF) on muscle biopsy. Clinical features of MERRF are...

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Main Authors: Lorenzoni,Paulo José, Scola,Rosana Herminia, Kay,Cláudia Suemi Kamoi, Silvado,Carlos Eduardo S., Werneck,Lineu Cesar
Format: Digital revista
Published: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO 2014
Online Access:http://old.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-282X2014001000803
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