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Specific myoclonic syndromes 

Specific myoclonic syndromes
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Specific myoclonic syndromes
Author(s):

Ivan Donaldson

, C. David Marsden

, Susanne A. Schneider

, and Kailash P. Bhatia

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780192619112.003.0842
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date: 17 November 2019

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).

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