Treatment of childhood myoclonus with botulinum toxin type A.


Because of inadequate response to or intolerable side effects of oral medication, nine patients with segmental, generalized, and focal myoclonus were treated with intramuscular botulinum toxin type A. All patients were evaluated with neuroimaging, routine and limb-monitored electroencephalography, electromyography, evoked potentials and appropriate… (More)