myoclonus

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myoclonus

[mī′äk·lə·nəs]
(medicine)
Clonic muscle spasm.
Any disorder characterized by scattered, irregular, arrhythmic muscle spasms.
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Loss of tonus and rarely myoclonic jerks may accompany.
sup][1] The typical clinical picture comprises a triad of absence seizures, myoclonic seizures, and GTCSs.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Dravet Syndrome (Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
The aqueous extract at doses of 800, 1600, and 3200 mg/kg significantly increased the latency time to the onset of myoclonic seizure by 221.
Over the next 12 weeks her condition remained static with persistent myoclonic and atonic seizures.
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Aprecia Pharmaceuticals' Spritam (levetiracetam) is indicated for oral use as a prescription adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures and primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures in adults and children with epilepsy.
Sophie was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy in January 2014, which caused her to have irregular seizures.
They think he is having myoclonic seizures, which show themselves as very erratic movements - his arms will jerk.
This is also known as a myoclonic jerk which is exactly what I felt.