myoclonus

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a clonic spasm of a muscle or muscle group

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Characteristic Total 183 (100) Sex F 78 (43) M 105 (57) Admitted to ward NA Length of stay, days Minimum NA Maximum NA Mean NA Admitted to ICU NA Clinical features Fever NA Irritability/pain NA Diarrhea/loose stool NA Tachypnea NA Tachycardia NA Hepatitis NA Rash NA Encephalitis NA Myoclonic jerks NA Active surveillance, enhanced data for all HPeV case-patients from sentinel sites, [double dagger] no.
In contrast to previous findings on social outcome in JME [juvenile myoclonic epilepsy], we demonstrated that the overall psychosocial outcome in the current JME patients was generally satisfying and--likewise important--did not differ from patients with absence epilepsy" wrote the authors, including lead investigator, Dr.
The development of myoclonic jerks was related to an abnormally high bilirubin level.
FDA approved for use for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastault syn-drome, for akinetic and myoclonic seizures and absence seizures that fail to respond to other medications
I am personally following at least 25 patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy aged between 7 and 16 years.
The category of motor response includes myoclonic status epilepticus, indicating poor prognosis after cardiac resuscitation (25).
generalised seizures including tonic, clonic, tonic-clonic, absence, myoclonic and atonic seizures and infantile spasms
He has had myoclonic seizures, where part of his body jerks; absence seizures, where he stares into space; and tonic-clonic seizures, which is what we describe as the 'big shaky' ones.
progressive myoclonic, neurocutaneous, chromosome structure disorders, developmental anomalies, cerebral tumor, trauma, infection, and disease); and provoked epilepsies (precipitating factors, reflex seizures, and status epilepticus).
Yawning and limb movements alternate with periods of myoclonic twitches in foetal life, which represent the premature form of sleep-wake cycle.
Eleven to 16 min after RDX administration, rats presented one or more myoclonic twitches, followed by a single tonic-clonic seizure.
Subsequent to these seizures of mixed phenomenology (including generalised tonic-clonic, absence and myoclonic seizures), marked expressive dysphasia was noted.