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Voluntary stimulus-sensitive jerks and jumps mimicking myoclonus or pathological startle syndromes.

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Five patients who presented with stimulus-induced jerking as part of an apparent myoclonic or pathological startle syndrome are reported. Neurophysiological observations in these patients suggested the jerks were voluntary in origin. These included (a) variable latencies to the onset of stimulus induced jerks, (b) latencies were greater than that seen in reflex myoclonus of cortical or brainstem origin, and were (c) longer than the fastest voluntary reaction times of normal subjects, (d) vari...

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10.1002/mds.870070312

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Journal:
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Pages:
257-262
Publication date:
1992-01-01
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EISSN:
1531-8257
ISSN:
0885-3185
Source identifiers:
369005
Language:
English
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pubs:369005
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uuid:891205f6-8ba9-4a6c-9ad4-bb5aaf8b3114
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pubs:369005
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2013-11-17

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