How to use Myoclonic in a sentence
The teams studied the genetic make-up of the members of 44 families where at least one member of the family had juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.
They don't really annoy me and nothing like the myoclonic jerks which do show up on EEG.
On the 3rd day of readmission... Mr Brown has developed severe myoclonic jerks alternating with akinetic mutism.
The movements may be sustained or jerky (myoclonic torticollis ).
The movements may be sustained or jerky (myoclonic torticollis).Advertisement
The terms hypnic jerk or involuntary myoclonic twitch is used to refer to the muscle twitch that sometimes happens in a muscle or group of muscles before falling asleep.
Myoclonic twitches can also occur during the day, which might be due to damage in the nervous system.
Myoclonic jerks may occur singly or repetitively.
Myoclonic seizures are characterized by brief, involuntary spasms of the tongue or muscles of the face, arms, or legs.
Myoclonic seizures are most apt to occur when waking after a night's sleep.Advertisement