A case of myoclonic epilepsy with unusual presentation

Neuropädiatrie
H M Chawla, V Virmani

Abstract

A case of stimulus-precipitated myoclonic jerks is presented. Besides spontaneous jerks, auditory, stimuli striking the palms, abdominal pressure or distension, evoked the jerks. Intermittent stroboscopic stimulation did not precipitate the attacks. The child had spontaneous recovery which is maintained, clinically and EEG wise for the last one year.

Related Concepts

Acoustic Stimulation
Electroencephalogram
Epilepsy, Myoclonic, Infantile
Physical Stimulation

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