Small-amplitude cortical myoclonus in Parkinson's disease: physiology and clinical observations.

@article{Caviness2002SmallamplitudeCM,
  title={Small-amplitude cortical myoclonus in Parkinson's disease: physiology and clinical observations.},
  author={John N. Caviness and Charles H Adler and Thomas Gerald Beach and Kristi L Wetjen and Richard J. Caselli},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={657-62}
}
We studied the occurrence of small-amplitude myo- clonus in 20 idiopathic Parkinson's disease patients who had no evidence of dementia as defined by criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition. Parkinson's disease was diagnosed by United Kingdom Brain Bank criteria, and clinical assessment was performed with the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale motor score, Hoehn and Yahr staging, and the Mini-Mental State Examination. Clinical assessment showed… CONTINUE READING
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