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Summary

For a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of idiopathic generalized epilepsy, see 600669. Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy is a subtype of idiopathic generalized epilepsy; see 254770 for a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of JME. [from OMIM]

Available tests

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Associated genes

  • Also known as: CAB4, CACNLB4, EA5, EIG9, EJM, EJM4, EJM6, CACNB4
    Summary: calcium channel, voltage-dependent, beta 4 subunit

Clinical features

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  • Morning myoclonic jerks
  • Generalized tonic-clonic seizures on awakening
  • Absence seizures
  • EEG with polyspike wave complexes

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