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Other specific causes of symptomatic generalized myoclonus

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/9780192619112.003.0877
Other specific causes of symptomatic generalized myoclonus

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In this chapter we will consider, in broad groups, other causes of generalized symptomatic myoclonus not dealt with elsewhere. In particular, we will concentrate on post-anoxic myoclonus, Creutzfeld–Jakob disease, viral and post-infectious myoclonus, myoclonus in dementia, toxic and drug-induced myoclonus, and metabolic myoclonus.

Chapter.  33268 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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