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Myoclonus

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Intermittent shock-like jerks.
  • Causes of Myoclonus

  • Physiological (e.g. while falling asleep)
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Drugs - lamotrigine, carbamazepine, TCAs, anaesthetic / analgesic withdrawal
  • Psychogenic
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