Alopecia epilepsy oligophrenia syndrome of Moynahan

Synonyms

Moynahan alopecia syndrome
Moynahan syndrome

Overview

A rare condition characterized by alopecia, epilepsy, mental retardation and a small head.

Symptoms

  • Alopecia
  • Seizures
  • Mental retardation
  • Small head
  • Cognitive impairment

Treatment

Generally, treatment of epilepsy consists of anticonvulsant therapy to reduce the number of future seizures. 

Resources

  • NIH