Dr. Kharraz and Dr. Reilich contributed equally to this work.
An episode of geniospasm in sleep: Toward new insights into pathophysiology?
Version of Record online: 19 NOV 2007
Copyright © 2007 Movement Disorder Society
Volume 23, Issue 2, pages 274–276, 30 January 2008
How to Cite
Kharraz, B., Reilich, P., Noachtar, S. and Danek, A. (2008), An episode of geniospasm in sleep: Toward new insights into pathophysiology?. Mov. Disord., 23: 274–276. doi: 10.1002/mds.21722
- Issue online: 25 JAN 2008
- Version of Record online: 19 NOV 2007
- Manuscript Accepted: 7 AUG 2007
- Manuscript Revised: 2 AUG 2007
- Manuscript Received: 7 JUN 2007
This article includes supplementary video clips, available online at http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/0885-3185/suppmat .
|mds21722.mpg||8950K||A 40-year-old female with geniospasm was filmed in parallel to polysomnography. The video segment shows rhythmic movements of the chin which suddenly end. This coincided with the termination of sleep phase 2 and the onset of REM sleep (see Fig. 1).|
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