Clinical analysis in familial cortical myoclonic tremor allows differential diagnosis with essential tremor
Version of Record online: 9 NOV 2005
Copyright © 2005 Movement Disorder Society
Volume 21, Issue 5, pages 599–608, May 2006
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Bourdain, F., Apartis, E., Trocello, J.-M., Vidal, J.-S., Masnou, P., Vercueil, L. and Vidailhet, M. (2006), Clinical analysis in familial cortical myoclonic tremor allows differential diagnosis with essential tremor. Mov. Disord., 21: 599–608. doi: 10.1002/mds.20725
- Issue online: 4 MAY 2006
- Version of Record online: 9 NOV 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 23 APR 2005
- Manuscript Revised: 30 MAR 2005
- Manuscript Received: 13 APR 2004
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|jws-mds.20725.mpg||13421K||Segment 1. Shown is the propositus, a 45-year-old man presenting asymmetric postural and action distal myoclonic tremor. Standing and outstretched posture are impaired. Segment 2. The same patient improved by sodium valproate and levetiracetam. There remains a slight myoclonic tremor. Segment 3. The sister of the propositus, a 44-year-old woman. Examination shows a postural tremor without evidence of myoclonus, under sodium valproate. Segment 4. The brother of the propositus, a non-treated 42-year-old man. Examination shows a few myoclonic jerks and a slight postural tremorThis video presentation has been abbreviated. The full version will appear on theMovementDisorders DVD Supplement, which is issued bi-annually.|
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