Myoclonus

What is Myoclonus?

It is quick involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles. Myoclonus is a clinical sign which can manifest in a wide variety of disorders.

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I am a 61 yr old Male. I was admitted to hospital for myoclonus , chorea and ataxia . drs pointed it to chronic b12 deficiency & I was treated...

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Chorea, ataxia and myoclonus may occur in severe vitamin-B12 deficiency. Haloperidol is given to treat these...

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hi dr. my child is turning 7 years this year, he was diagnised with myoclonus opsoclonus syndrome whe he was close to 1 year old then, he was...

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it is very rare condition occur,1 out of 10 lakh children ,,,,it is autoimmune disease,in which body immunity destroy own self ,,and few medicine r...

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Hello, yes please, I awoke to a strong flutter in my back in the kidney area, it seemed to affect me left eye and side of my head, it was strong...

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Brief Answer:
Benign sleep myoclonus.

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In recent months I have noticed myoclonic jerks in my upper and lower limbs. Recently the jerks have included my torso and occasionally my neck. I...

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Our daughter is almost 9 years old and wakes up at night, about 1-2 hours after easily falling asleep, with myoclonic activity. She s had a...

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I am 46 years old, male, 5-8, 190 pounds and having trouble with myoclonus type symptoms--left ear twitching at or near eardrum off and on, a...

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I have cervical mild spinal cord stenosis c3-7, bilateral radiculopathy and having sleep onset myoclonus and brain zaps (not connected to SSRI as...

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On XXXXXXX 7, my husband started having problems with his gait--sudden onset, progressive weakness. On XXXXXXX 27 he contracted pneumonia and was...

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This weekend I started having what I call "jerking" or "flinching" around my eyes and become dizzy for about a second. It isn't a physical jerk,...

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