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Myoclonus, Nocturnal

Known as: Nocturnal Myoclonus, myoclonus sleep, myoclonus nocturnal 
Myoclonus that occurs during the initial phases of sleep. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Ten patients with involuntary leg movements due to myelopathy were studied clinically and polysomnographically. The clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Nocturnal myoclonus (or periodic movements in sleep) consists of stereotyped sleep-related movements of the lower limbs and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Six patients with periodic leg movements of sleep (PLMS) were studied electrophysiologically. All patients had normal results on… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Clonazepam (1 mg h.s.) and temazepam (30 mg h.s.) were studied in 10 patients diagnosed as having insomnia with nocturnal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Neonatal sleep myoclonus is a unique movement disorder because the myoclonic jerks occur only during sleep. Such jerks are common… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The presence of nocturnal myoclonus (NM) and nocturnal myoclonic activity (NMA) was assessed in the sleep laboratory in 100… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
 
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Periodic movements in sleep (PMS) are stereotyped, repetitive, nonepileptiform movements of the lower extremities. A total of 409… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
A case of stiff-man syndrome associated with primary generalised epilepsy is reported. In addition, nocturnal polygraphic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1960
Highly Cited
1960
Restless legs syndrome is common; it is characterised by an urge to move and usually, but not exclusively, affects the legs. This… Expand
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