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Case of the Day
Myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF syndrome)
Contributed by Yuliia Solodovnikova
This case shows both the radiological and clinical picture of MERRF syndrome . Primary mitochondrial disorders are especially hard to diagnose properly, so a thorough differential diagnosis is required, relying on both on MRI and genetic analysis.
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