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Specific myoclonic syndromes

Ivan Donaldson, C. David Marsden, Susanne A. Schneider and Kailash P. Bhatia

in Marsden's Book of Movement Disorders

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192619112
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199698103 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780192619112.003.0842
Specific myoclonic syndromes

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In this chapter we will deal with three specific myoclonic syndromes. They are separated out for they present particular problems of recognition, differential diagnosis, and investigation for the clinician. They are asterixis, progressive myoclonus ataxia, and progressive myoclonic epilepsy (the Ramsay Hunt syndrome).

Chapter.  28037 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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