Generalised myoclonus evolving into epilepsia partialis continua due to a cingulate gyrus lesion: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Lim2004GeneralisedME,
  title={Generalised myoclonus evolving into epilepsia partialis continua due to a cingulate gyrus lesion: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Erle C.H. Lim and June J H Tan and Benjamin K. C. Ong and Einar P. V. Wilder-Smith},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={447-9}
}
A young Chinese male was admitted for a generalised tonic-clonic seizure preceded by a week-long history of fever. Subsequently, he developed continuous myoclonic jerks in all four limbs, with clear left sided predominance, and no accompanying clouding of consciousness. Contrast MRI of the brain demonstrated a venous angioma in the right cingulate gyrus. Over the next few days, the clinical picture evolved, with focal motor status involving primarily the left lower limb and the abdomen. These… CONTINUE READING