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A form of epileptic encephalopathy, a heterogeneous group of severe early-onset epilepsies characterized by refractory seizures, neurodevelopmental impairment, and poor prognosis. Development is normal prior to seizure onset, after which cognitive and motor delays become apparent. DEE82 is an autosomal recessive metabolic encephalopathy characterized by epilepsy from the first year of life, global developmental delay, hypotonia and feeding difficulties apparent soon after birth, and intellectual and motor disabilities. Other features include poor overall growth, progressive microcephaly and biochemical abnormalities, including increased serum lactate and ammonia.




Deficiency of mitochondrial glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase
Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 82
GOT2 deficiency




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