John N. Caviness, Daniel D. Truong

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Neurology
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Approach
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781405157384
StatePublished - May 18 2010


  • Clinical neurophysiology, information about myoclonus pathophysiology
  • Major myoclonic disorder features - post-hypoxic myoclonus
  • Multichannel surface electromyography (EMG) recording with testing - for long latency EMG responses to nerve stimulation
  • Multiple system atrophy, manifesting as varying degrees of parkinsonism, ataxia, and autonomic dysfunction
  • Myoclonus epidemiology, only study in a defined population from Olmsted County, Minnesota
  • Myoclonus etiological classification scheme - physiologic, essential, epileptic, and symptomatic (secondary)
  • Myoclonus, sudden, brief, shock-like, involuntary movements and muscular contractions
  • Spectrum of lithium-induced myoclonus - with regards to different clinical manifestations of motor cortex hyperexcitability
  • Sporadic essential myoclonus - heterogeneous with regard to distribution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Medicine

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