Propriospinal myoclonus at the sleep-wake transition: a new type of parasomnia.

@article{Vetrugno2001PropriospinalMA,
  title={Propriospinal myoclonus at the sleep-wake transition: a new type of parasomnia.},
  author={Roberto Vetrugno and Federica Provini and Stefano Meletti and Guiseppe Plazzi and Rocco Liguori and Pietro Cortelli and Elio Lugaresi and Pasquale Montagna},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={835-43}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical, neurophysiological, and polysomnographic characteristics of propriospinal myoclonus (PSM) at the sleep-wake transition. DESIGN Patients referred for insomnia due to myoclonic activity arising during relaxed wakefulness preceding sleep, or complaining of muscular jerks also during intrasleep wakefulness and upon awakening in the morning were considered. SETTING All patients underwent EEG-EMG recordings during wakefulness and night sleep. Back… CONTINUE READING