myoclonus

(redirected from Palatal myoclonus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

myoclonus

[mī′äk·lə·nəs]
(medicine)
Clonic muscle spasm.
Any disorder characterized by scattered, irregular, arrhythmic muscle spasms.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
However, abnormal hyperintensity of the inferior olivary nucleus on T2-weighted MRI may continue for years despite the persistence of the signs and symptoms of palatal myoclonus and dentatorubral tremor.
(1-3) The most common symptom is palatal myoclonus, which is characterized by rhythmic involuntary movement of the soft palate, uvula, pharynx, and larynx.
Botulinum toxin treatment of essential palatal myoclonus tinnitus.