EEG–EMG polygraphic study of dystonia and myoclonus in a case of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease☆

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Takao Hashimoto; Teruaki Iwahashi; Wataru Ishii; Kanji Yamamoto; Shu-ichi Ikeda;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports,volume 4,pages30-32 (issn: 2213-3232, eissn: 2213-3232)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ebcr.2015.05.002, pmc: PMC4485673
  • Subject: Periodic sharp wave complexes | Myoclonus | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | Dystonia | RC321-571 | Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease | Case Report
    mesheuropmc: nervous system diseases | congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | otorhinolaryngologic diseases | mental disorders

We report on a patient with sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) who showed dystonia, periodic myoclonus, and periodic sharp wave complexes (PSWCs) on EEG. The EEG–EMG polygraphic study revealed that dystonia appeared without relation to periodic myoclonus and PSWCs... View more
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