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mirror movements 2 

NEUROLOGY

An autosomal dominant (OMIM:614508) condition with incomplete penetration, characterised by mirror movements*, especially in the upper limbs, that persist beyond age 10

*Involuntary movements of a side of the body that mirror intentional movements on the opposite side

Molecular pathology Defects in RAD51, which encodes a recombinase involved in homologous recombination and DNA repair, cause mirror movements 2.

References http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/Q06609

http://www.omim.org/entry/614508

JIACM 2002; 3(2): 177-81

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