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Pathologic myoclonus of the newborn: electrographic and clinical correlations.
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PMID:  3939749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Previous reports have described neonatal myoclonus as a benign movement in healthy premature newborns or as a clinical seizure in neonates with severe encephalopathies. The present report describes electroencephalographic-myoclonic correlations which occur independently from sustained electrical discharges in ten neonates. Cortical, reticular, and segmental types of neonatal myoclonus, similar to adult forms, are described.
M S Scher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurology     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0887-8994     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Neurol.     Publication Date:    1985 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-23     Completed Date:  1989-06-23     Revised Date:  2006-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508183     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics; Magee-Women's Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiopathology
Cerebral Hemorrhage / complications
Epilepsies, Myoclonic / physiopathology*
Infant, Newborn
Myoclonus / physiopathology*
Risk Factors

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