Myoclonic epilepsy

What is Myoclonic epilepsy?

Myoclonic epilepsy refers to a family of epilepsies that present with myoclonus. When myoclonic jerks are occasionally associated with abnormal brain wave activity, it can be categorized as myoclonic seizure. If the abnormal brain wave activity is persistent and results from ongoing seizures, then a diagnosis of myoclonic epilepsy may be considered.

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I have been having twitching in my arms and legs; tingling in my feet and hands; limbs go to sleep on me easily and quickly if I lay down on my...

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Your main problems are what we call myoclonic jerks. Occasional jerks are common in people while...

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Hi my 2years and 8mnths daughter has myoclonic epilepsy she was 200mg depakin her seizures were controled bt she has vry minor clumsines in hand...

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I really appreciate your concern, in my opinion if the epilepsy does not responds to the medicines then underlying cause of...

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