Lafora's disease


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Noun1.Lafora's disease - epilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
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Lafora's disease: Towards a clinical, pathologic, and molecular synthesis.
Lafora's disease: comparison of inclusion bodies in skin and in brain.
A distinct form of adult polyglucosan body disease with massive involvement of central and peripheral neuronal processes and astrocytes: a report of four cases and a review of the occurrence of polyglucosan bodies in other conditions such as Lafora's disease and normal aging.