Propriospinal myoclonus in tetraplegic patients: clinical, electrophysiological and therapeutic aspects

Abstract

Propriospinal myoclonus is a rare and relatively little studied complication of spinal cord injury. We report two patients with an extension-producing myoclonus presenting with tetraplegia caused by cervical trauma. Rhythmic extension jerks of the trunk and lower limbs appeared several weeks after their injury in a context of severe spasticity. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sc.1995.142

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