Myoclonus

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Myoclonus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myoclonus" returned 242 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rapidly progressive dementia, parkinsonism and myoclonus: an unusual presentation of dural arteriovenous fistula.
 

Author(s): Sujit Abajirao Jagtap, Sruthi S Nair, Narendra Jain, M D Nair

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(1):107-10.

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2014

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Opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome in an AIDS patient.
 

Author(s): Thiago Cardoso Vale, Rodrigo Alencar E Silva, Mauro César Quintão E Silva Cunningham, Débora Palma Maia, Sarah Teixeira Camargos, Francisco Cardoso

Journal: Einstein (Sao Paulo). 2013 Dec;11(4):533-4.

 

We report the case of a 38-year-old woman with AIDS who developed opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome during a period different from other cases reported in literature. Opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome had already been reported as the initial neurological presentation of AIDS, ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2014

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Piperazine citrate induced myoclonus in a child.
 

Author(s): T Abiramalatha, Sumit Mehndiratta, Krishnan Rajeshwari, Anand Prakash Dubey

Journal: Indian J Pharmacol. ;45(6):640.

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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The terms "Myoclonus" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Deciphering the role of malin in the lafora progressive myoclonus epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Carlos Romá-Mateo, Pascual Sanz, Matthew S Gentry

Journal: IUBMB Life. 2012 Oct;64(10):801-8.

 

Lafora disease (LD) is a fatal, autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder that results in progressive myoclonus epilepsy. A hallmark of LD is the accumulation of insoluble, aberrant glycogen-like structures called Lafora bodies. LD is caused by mutations in the gene encoding ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2012

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Refractory coeliac disease associated with late onset epilepsy, ataxia, tremor and progressive myoclonus with giant cortical evoked potentials--a case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Saqib Javed, Asimah Safdar, Allan Forster, Arul Selvan, David Chadwick, Andy Nicholson, Anu Jacob

Journal: Seizure. 2012 Jul;21(6):482-5.

 

Population-based screening studies suggest an overall prevalence of coeliac disease in Western populations of about 1%. A variety of neurological problems have been associated with coeliac disease occurring in up to 10% of cases of adult coeliac disease. We report an interesting case ...

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2012

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Benign neonatal sleep myoclonus: a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Valeria O Maurer, Mattia Rizzi, Mario G Bianchetti, Gian Paolo Ramelli

Journal: Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;125(4):e919-24.

 

Neurologically normal term infants sometimes present with repetitive, rhythmic myoclonic jerks that occur during sleep. The condition, which is traditionally resolved by 3 months of age with no sequelae, is termed benign neonatal sleep myoclonus. The goal of this review was to synthesize ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2010

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Use of Rituximab in Opsoclonus-Myoclonus in Children With Neuroblastoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuroblastoma; Opsoclonus-Myoclonus

 

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2006

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Efficacy Trial of Zonisamide for Myoclonus Dystonia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myoclonus Dystonia

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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Study of Cytokines in Children With Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Opsoclonus-myoclonus Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014

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