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Lafora disease


Other Names for this Disease

  • Epilepsy progressive myoclonic 2
  • EPM2
  • Lafora body disorder
  • MELF
  • Myoclonic epilepsy of Lafora
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Epilepsy progressive myoclonic 2
  • EPM2
  • Lafora body disorder
  • MELF
  • Myoclonic epilepsy of Lafora
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.