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Progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus: the first pediatric case with glycine receptor antibodies.

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IMPORTANCE: Progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus is characterized by rigidity, painful muscle spasms, hyperekplexia, and brainstem signs. Recently, glycine receptor alpha 1 antibodies have been described in adult patients with progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus. We describe a pediatric case. OBSERVATIONS: A 14-month-old child developed startle-induced episodes of generalized rigidity and myoclonus, axial hyperextension, and trismus, without impairm...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
JAMA neurology
Volume:
70
Issue:
4
Pages:
498-501
Publication date:
2013-04-01
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EISSN:
2168-6157
ISSN:
2168-6149
Source identifiers:
402096
Language:
English
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pubs:402096
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uuid:12a6bb8a-7d89-44f5-8718-809cb1338bb8
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pubs:402096
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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