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Febrile Myoclonus: A Missed Clinical Diagnosis.
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PMID:  23340986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Myoclonic jerks presenting with fever have only rarely been reported and have often been misdiagnosed as febrile seizures. The presentation may be dramatic enough to provoke unnecessary investigation and treatment. Considering the benign nature of this condition, it is important that the condition is recognized by the physician so that hospitalisation and diagnostic procedures such as lumbar puncture and electroencephalogram are prevented. The authors report three cases of febrile myoclonus and review the subject.
Authors:
Urmila Chauhan; Preeti Shanbag; Veerabhadra Mallad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, ESI-PGIMSR, MGM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-12, Maharashtra, India, drurmilachauhan@yahoo.co.in.
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