Dominique Astruc

Benoît Escande1
Frédéric Villega1
Denys Chaigne1
Jacqueline Matis1
1Benoît Escande
1Frédéric Villega
1Denys Chaigne
1Jacqueline Matis
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UNLABELLED We report fives sporadic cases of hyperekplexia or startle disease characterized by a highly exaggerated startle reflex and tonic attacks. Affected neonates suffer from prolonged periods of stiffness and are at risk for sudden death from apnea. An early diagnosis is needed. Sudden loud sounds, unexpected tactile stimuli or percussion at the base(More)
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