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Palatal myoclonus and opioid peptides

Martínez-Vila E., Martínez-Lage Álvarez P., Luquin M.R., Martínez-Lage J.M.
Department of Neurology, Clínica Universitaria, Medical School, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

Magazine: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica

Date: Sep 1, 1993

Neurology [SP]

We report a patient who presented palatal myoclonus (PM) after anoxic brain damage that was completely abolished by the administration of opioid agonists. This suggests the involvement of peptide systems in the development of PM.

CITATION  Acta Neurol Scand. 1993 Sep;88(3):227-8

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