Segmental myoclonus. Clinical and pharmacologic study.

@article{Jankovic1986SegmentalMC,
  title={Segmental myoclonus. Clinical and pharmacologic study.},
  author={Joseph Jankovic and Ricardo Pardo},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1986},
  volume={43 10},
  pages={1025-31}
}
We observed 37 patients (mean age at onset, 48.5 years; range, 13 to 84 years) with segmental myoclonus (18 branchial, 19 spinal). Etiologies for branchial myoclonus included brain-stem demyelination, cerebrovascular disease, Meige's syndrome, cerebral arteritis secondary to bacterial meningitis, central nervous system Whipple's disease, acute cervicomedullary trauma, and cerebellar degeneration. Spinal myoclonus was associated with laminectomy, remote effect of cancer, spinal cord injury, post… CONTINUE READING

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