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Paroxysmal limb dyskinesia induced by weight: An unusual case of cortical reflex seizures§

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  • Petra Katschnig MD,

    1. Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    2. Department of Neurology, Division of Special Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
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  • Petra Schwingenschuh MD,

    1. Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    2. Department of Neurology, Division of Special Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
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  • Umair J. Chaudhary MSc,

    1. Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
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  • Mark J. Edwards PhD,

    1. Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
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  • Louis Lemieux PhD, CSci, MInstP,

    1. Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
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  • Matthew C. Walker PhD,

    1. Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
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  • Kailash P. Bhatia MD

    Corresponding author
    1. Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    • Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, United Kingdom
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  • Funding agencies: This work was partly funded through a grant from the Medical Research Council (MRC grant no.: G0301067) and the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. We are grateful to the Big Lottery Fund, Wolfson Trust, and The Epilepsy Society for supporting the MRI scanner. This work was undertaken at UCLH/UCL, which receives a proportion of funding from the Department of Health's NIHR Biomedical Research Centers funding scheme.

  • Relevant conflicts of interest/financial disclosures: Nothing to report.

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