Sialidosis type I
Other Names for this Disease
- Cherry red spot myoclonus syndrome
- Myoclonus cherry red spot syndrome
- Cherry-red spot-myoclonus syndrome
- Normomorphic sialidosis
- Sialidosis type 1
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There is no specific treatment for sialidosis. Management should be multidisciplinary and directed at supportive care and symptomatic relief. Overall health maintenance should be a priority, with seizure control as necessary. Myoclonic seizures often respond poorly to treatment with anticonvulsant medications.
Last updated: 8/13/2015
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