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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
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Volume:
9
Issue:
5
Pages:
571-576
Publication date:
1994-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1531-8257
ISSN:
0885-3185
Source identifiers:
368996
Language:
English
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pubs:368996
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uuid:7717c47d-5ccb-4c37-bb09-515b675e865d
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pubs:368996
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2013-11-17

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