Myoclonus

Myoclonus is a particular type of jerky muscle spasms with abnormal movement. In myoclonic seizures, the muscle spasms are involuntary and may have various different triggers or be regular and recurring. The cause of true myoclonus is often a brain disorder ...

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Causes

Causes of myoclonus include:

  • Normal. Occasionally myoclonus is common without disorder, such as the types of muscle spasms that can
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Similar Symptoms

Is it myoclonus? There are many other types of dyskinesias or movement symptoms, such as:

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Types

Types of myoclonus include:

  • Generalized myoclonus
  • Localized myoclonus
  • Intention myoclonus. Where voluntarily attempting to move is a trigger for the
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