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Cortical myoclonus in Huntington's disease.

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We describe three patients with Huntington's disease, from two families, in whom myoclonus was the predominant clinical feature. The diagnosis was confirmed at autopsy in two cases and by DNA analysis in all three. These patients all presented before the age of 30 years and were the offspring of affected fathers. Neurophysiological studies documented generalised and multifocal action myoclonus of cortical origin that was strikingly stimulus sensitive, without enlargement of the cortical somat...

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10.1002/mds.870090609

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Volume:
9
Issue:
6
Pages:
633-641
Publication date:
1994-11-05
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EISSN:
1531-8257
ISSN:
0885-3185
URN:
uuid:22e00171-1937-484d-901f-0c4042a25368
Source identifiers:
368990
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pubs:368990

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