Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Stimulus-sensitive myoclonus in akinetic-rigid syndromes

Level 3: Stimulus-sensitive myoclonus is a recognized feature of a number of akinetic-rigid syndromes. It may rarely be observed in some patients with multiple system atrophy or Parkinson's disease and is one of the characteristic manifestations of corticobasal degeneration.

Gibb et al. Corticobasal degeneration. Brain 1989; 112:1171-1192.

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