Cortical myoclonus during IV thrombolysis for ischemic stroke


We describe a patient with an acute middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke developing subtle involuntary movements of the paretic upper limb with cortical origin during rt-PA perfusion. Despite the multiple potential pathophysiological mechanisms for the relationship between thrombolysis and epileptic activity, seizures during this procedure are scarcely… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ebcr.2014.09.004


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@inproceedings{Bentes2014CorticalMD, title={Cortical myoclonus during IV thrombolysis for ischemic stroke}, author={Carla Bentes and Rita Peralta and Pedro Lage Viana and C. R. V. Morgado and Teresa M. V. D. Pinho e Melo and Jose M. Ferro}, booktitle={Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports}, year={2014} }