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Toxic myoclonus

01-jun-1986 | Revista: Advances in Neurology

Obeso JA, Viteri C, Martínez Lage JM, Marsden CD.


Several toxins produce encephalopathies in which myoclonus can be a prominent feature.

These include intoxications with bismuth, methyl bromide, cooking oil containing anilines, and tetraethyl lead. The clinical features in many cases resemble the action myoclonus syndrome of posthypoxic encephalopathy.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  Adv Neurol. 1986;43:225-30