Introduction: Myoclonus


Myoclonus: Everyone has muscle twitches, such as hiccups or sleep starts, but clinical myoclonus is more severe.

Myoclonus: Myoclonus is a term that refers to brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles. It describes a symptom and, generally, is not a diagnosis of a disease. 1

Researching symptoms of Myoclonus: Further information about the symptoms of Myoclonus is available including a list of symptoms of Myoclonus, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Myoclonus, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Myoclonus: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Myoclonus, underlying causes of Myoclonus (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Myoclonus: Various information is available about treatments available for Myoclonus, current research about Myoclonus treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Myoclonus: Research more detailed information about the causes of Myoclonus, other possibly hidden causes of Myoclonus, or other general information about Myoclonus.

Statistics and Myoclonus: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Myoclonus, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

         Contents for Myoclonus:

1. excerpt from NINDS Myoclonus Information Page: NINDS

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