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Myoclonus

Name: Myoclonus
Description: Involuntary shock-like contractions, irregular in rhythm and amplitude, followed by relaxation, of a muscle or a group of muscles. This condition may be a feature of some CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; (e.g., EPILEPSY, MYOCLONIC). Nocturnal myoclonus is the principal feature of the NOCTURNAL MYOCLONUS SYNDROME.
Synonym(s): Myoclonic Jerking, Myoclonic, Myoclonic Jerks, Myoclonic Jerk
Super-category: Dyskinesia
Id: birnlex_12659
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Created5 October 2007  +
CurationStatushttp://purl.org/nbirn/birnlex/ontology/annotation/BIRNLex_annotation_properties.owl#uncurated  +
CuratorBill Bug  +
DefinitionInvoluntary shock-like contractions, irreg Involuntary shock-like contractions, irregular in rhythm and amplitude, followed by relaxation, of a muscle or a group of muscles. This condition may be a feature of some CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; (e.g., EPILEPSY, MYOCLONIC). Nocturnal myoclonus is the principal feature of the NOCTURNAL MYOCLONUS SYNDROME. ature of the NOCTURNAL MYOCLONUS SYNDROME.
DefinitionSourceHttp://purl.org/nbirn/birnlex/ontology/annotation/OBO annotation properties.owl  +
Idbirnlex_12659  +
LabelMyoclonus  +
ModifiedDate30 July 2009  +
SuperCategoryDyskinesia  +
SynonymMyoclonic Jerking  +, Myoclonic  +, Myoclonic Jerks  +, and Myoclonic Jerk  +