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Palatal myoclonus and opioid peptides

01-sep-1993 | Revista: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica

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.


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.

CITA DEL ARTICULO  Acta Neurol Scand. 1993 Sep;88(3):227-8

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