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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A 19-year-old female with a history of convulsions for the past 9 years presented to our department with myoclonus of bilateral lower limbs for 3 months.
Course was rapidly progressive with symptoms including incoordination, shuffling gait, seizure, daytime hypersomnolence, myoclonus, emotional lability, dysphasia, and limb rigidity
Despite the difficulty of injection and risk of complications, it does constitute an option to apply botulinum toxin A in the case of diaphragmatic myoclonus under EMG guidance, especially when there is no other more effective treatment method.
The recordings of our siblings showed arrhythmic, or semi-rhythmic, low-amplitude tremors with a mean frequency of 7 Hz and superimposing mild myoclonus of the fingers, which were seen at rest but increased with posture and action.
Surgical treatment of an oral defect along the rostral portion of hard palate and an oronasal fistula secondary to severe mandibular brachygnathism and persistent canine distemper virus associated myoclonus (Fiorito, 1993) in a three year old dog.
Unstable insertion in the 5' flanking region of the cystatin B gene is the most common mutation in progressive myoclonus epilepsy type 1, EPM1.
Chansoria, "Hashimoto encephalopathy presenting as progressive myoclonus epilepsy syndrome," European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, vol.
Mild symptoms from acute inhalational exposure to methyl bromide include headache, malaise, generalized weakness, and nausea; more severe manifestations of acute inhalational exposure include tremors, myoclonus, altered mental status, seizures, respiratory symptoms, and renal failure (4).
She was prescribed sodium valproate control release (CR) 500mg for the myoclonus and her caregivers were counseled regarding the disease.
D was noted to have myoclonus, somnolence, and tachycardia, with a clozapine level of 1,350 ng/mL.
On April 24th, 2013, Baby Jonathan "Tell" was diagnosed with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia Syndrome (OMS) at the young age of 20 months old.