Urea-induced stimulus-sensitive myoclonus in the rat.

  title={Urea-induced stimulus-sensitive myoclonus in the rat.},
  author={S. Muscatt and J E Rothwell and J Obeso and Nigel Leigh and P Feroz Jenner and C. David Marsden},
  journal={Advances in neurology},
Uremia in humans can cause spontaneous and stimulus-sensitive myoclonus that responds to clonazepam. Uremic myoclonus in humans resembles the reticular reflex form of postanoxic action myoclonus. Previous investigations have established that urea infusions in the cat can produce spontaneous and stimulus-sensitive myoclonus. This has been shown… CONTINUE READING