MRI findings of inferior olives in palatal myoclonus

@article{Yokota1989MRIFO,
  title={MRI findings of inferior olives in palatal myoclonus},
  author={Takanori Yokota and Fumiko Hirashima and Toshiyuki Furukawa and Hiroshi Tsukagoshi and Hiroyuki Yoshikawa},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={1989},
  volume={236},
  pages={115-116}
}
SummaryFour patients with palatal myoclonus (PM) were studied with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Increased signal intensity and bilateral enlargement of the inferior olives were recognized in two patients with bilateral PM, pontine haemorrhage and neuro-Behçet disease, and a similar olivary change on the contralateral side was noted in a case of pontine infarction with unilateral PM. These findings were consistent with the pathology. The changes were more obvious in proton density-weighted… CONTINUE READING
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