Alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) is characterized by transient attacks of paralysis in one or more extremities. Episodes may also include dystonia (stiffening of the body), hypotonia (low muscle tone), and uncontrollable eye movements. Half of the children with AHC develop epilepsy.
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