MERRF


MERRF
Acronym for myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fiber myopathy. One of the mitochondrial disorders, this condition is caused by a point mutation of the mitochondria genome locus 8344, where transfer RNA is coded.
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myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibers [syndrome]

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myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fibers; see MERRF syndrome, under syndrome.

Medical dictionary. 2011.