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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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