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What is Myoclonic seizures?

What is Myoclonic seizures?

  • Myoclonic seizures: Abnormal electrical activity in the brain which results in brief sporadic muscle jerking involving part or all of the body. The jerks may be minor or severe enough to result in collapse or involuntary throwing of objects. The episodes may occur as a single even or in a series of events. Consciousness is not affected during the seizure.

Myoclonic seizures: Introduction

Types of Myoclonic seizures:

Broader types of Myoclonic seizures:

What causes Myoclonic seizures?

Causes of Myoclonic seizures: see causes of Myoclonic seizures

What are the symptoms of Myoclonic seizures?

Symptoms of Myoclonic seizures: see symptoms of Myoclonic seizures

Myoclonic seizures: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myoclonic seizures.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myoclonic seizures.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myoclonic seizures: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myoclonic seizures.
Treatments for Myoclonic seizures: see treatments for Myoclonic seizures
Research for Myoclonic seizures: see research for Myoclonic seizures

Name and Aliases of Myoclonic seizures

Main name of condition: Myoclonic seizures

Other names or spellings for Myoclonic seizures:

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