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Propriospinal myoclonus: evidence for spinal "pattern" generators in humans.

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The clinical and electrophysiological characteristics of eight patients with propriospinal myoclonus are described. Myoclonus developed within days or weeks of cervical trauma in half the patients. Seven cases had axial flexion jerks, and one axial extension jerks. Myoclonic EMG activity consisted of repetitive bursts with a frequency of 1-7 Hz. The jerks in three of the cases were comprised of alternating and rhythmic bursts of EMG activity in rectus abdominis and the paraspinal muscles. Fro...

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10.1002/mds.870090511

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Volume:
9
Issue:
5
Pages:
571-576
Publication date:
1994-09-05
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EISSN:
1531-8257
ISSN:
0885-3185
URN:
uuid:7717c47d-5ccb-4c37-bb09-515b675e865d
Source identifiers:
368996
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pubs:368996

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