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Myoclonus

Known as: Jerking, Myoclonic, involuntary muscle jerking, Myoclonic jerks 
Involuntary shock-like contractions, irregular in rhythm and amplitude, followed by relaxation, of a muscle or a group of muscles. This condition may… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Current American Academy of Neurology (AAN) guidelines for outcome prediction in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest (CA) have… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Myoclonus presents as a sudden brief jerk caused by involuntary muscle activity. An organisational framework is crucial for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We analysed a series of 24 adult patients with idiopathic (10 cases) and paraneoplastic (14 cases) opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The dystonias are a common clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of movement disorders. More than ten loci for inherited… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Lafora's disease (LD; OMIM 254780) is an autosomal recessive form of progressive myoclonus epilepsy characterized by seizures and… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
This is a proposal of the Movement Disorder Society for a clinical classification of tremors. The classification is based on the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We studied the effects of low-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) on motor cortex excitability in humans. TMS at 0… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Generalized myoclonus status is common in comatose patients after cardiac resuscitation, but its prognostic value is uncertain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
MITOCHONDRIAL encephalomyopathies are usually divided into three distinct clinical subgroups: (1) mitochondrial myopathy… 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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