Rare Case of SMA Linked With Myoclonic Epilepsy Detailed in Report

Rare Case of SMA Linked With Myoclonic Epilepsy Detailed in Report

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Rare Case of SMA Linked With Myoclonic Epilepsy Detailed in Report

A 6-year-old boy was found to have a rare form spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) associated with progressive myoclonic epilepsy, a disease type known as “SMA plus” and not related to mutations in the causative gene for SMA, a case study reported. SMA associated with progressive myoclonic epilepsy (SMA-PME) is a distinct disorder with its own clinical features,  the researchers noted. The case report, “Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy: A Rare Association,” appeared in…

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