Signs of Myoclonus
Symptoms of Myoclonus
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Myoclonus may include:
More Symptoms of Myoclonus
Note that Myoclonus symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Myoclonus signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Myoclonus:
The myoclonic twitches or jerks are usually caused by sudden
muscle contractions; they also can result from brief lapses of
contraction. Myoclonic jerks may occur alone or in sequence, in a pattern
or without pattern. They may occur infrequently or many times each minute.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Myoclonus Information Page: NINDS)
More Symptoms of Myoclonus:
More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Myoclonus article.
In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture
of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition
and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions,
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What are the signs of Myoclonus?
The phrase "signs of Myoclonus" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Myoclonus that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Myoclonus" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Myoclonus.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Myoclonus.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Myoclonus has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Myoclonus signs or Myoclonus symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Myoclonus may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Myoclonus symptoms.
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