Enfermedad de Lafora y efecto fundador en una pequeña localidad neotropical. Rev. biol. trop [online]. , vol, n, pp. ISSN Lafora disease (LD) is a rare, inherited, severe, progressive myoclonic epilepsy characterized by myoclonus and/or generalized seizures, visual hallucinations. La Metformina, designada medicamento huérfano para la enfermedad de Lafora en Estados Unidos.

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Subsequently, the baseline record becomes slower and more disorganised. Paraneoplastic chorea caused by anti-CRMP5 antibodies Slow progression, mild and late-onset cerebellar impairment; absence of dementia. Intermittent light stimulation generated a photoparoxysmal response at low frequencies.

Doctors also observed declining academic performance with multiple cognitive deficits mainly affecting visuospatial and literacy abilities. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same.

Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Rev Neurol, 37pp. Both biopsies were compatible with Lafora disease. These hallucinations are typical of Lafora disease. Epileptic activity did not increase during stages of drowsiness.

Adult-onset moyamoya disease in a patient with The basophilic intermyofibrillar network was increased by multiples fibres forming small round basophilic deposits, which were PAS-positive according to enzymatic oxidation methods. Longitudinal clinicoelectrophysiologic study of a case of Lafora disease proven by skin biopsy.

The onset of myoclonias coincides with progressive deterioration of cortical function and ataxia.


This disease presents no sex-related differences and it is predominantly found in southern European countries. We present the case of a year-old male whose gestation and birth were uneventful. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.

The most frequent causes of PME affecting most of the cases are Unverricht-Lundborg disease, Lafora disease, neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses, sialidosis, and mitochondrial cytopathies myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibres, MERRF Table From a histological point of view, it is characterised by the presence of intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies in organs such as the liver, heart, and brain.

Brain MRI showed moderate overall cerebral and cerebellar atrophy. Macular degeneration and visual impairment except in the adult form. Multiple Lafora bodies in myocytes. He presented bladder pafora bowel incontinence and tetraparesis, and became confined to bed and armchair.

Analytical tests, including a haemogram, renal, liver, and thyroid profiles, copper, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, antineuronal antibodies, and lafoea and post-exercise lactate levels, all yielded normal results. Subscribe to our Newsletter. N Engl J Med,pp. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

Lafora disease – Wikidata

You can change the settings or obtain more information by lafoea here. They are characterised by increasingly frequent spike- or polyspike-wave paroxysms. Their parents were not consanguineous, although both were from the same village of some inhabitants. They are especially common in biopsies of axillary skin. CNS Drugs, 24pp. There were no relevant changes in the motor system or in sensitivity. Given the lack of response to medication, doctors added phenobarbital 90 mg per day and ethosuximide mg per day to reduce generalised seizures and absence seizures, respectively.


La Metformina, designada medicamento huérfano para la enfermedad de Lafora en Estados Unidos

At the age of 12, the patient began to suffer episodes of disorientation lasting a few seconds, which were interpreted as absence seizures. Rev Neurol, 29pp. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Their parents were not consanguineous, although both were from the same village of some inhabitants. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. The patient was finally diagnosed with progressive myoclonus epilepsy based on the above symptoms.

Rev Neurol, 25pp. General physical examination revealed no cutaneous stigmata phacomatosisvisceromegalies, or retinal cherry-red spots. During the following 2 years, the patient’s epilepsy progressed unfavourably with increasingly frequent seizures. Epilepsia, 31pp. Brain MRI shows no relevant changes in initial and intermediate stages of the disease; final stages are characterised by cerebral and cerebellar atrophy.