Inspiratory Myoclonus

Marieke C. J. Dekker1*, Kajiru G. Kilonzo1, William P. Howlett1, Mark Guttman2 & Esther Cubo3
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Background Movement disorders of respiration are rare and are restricted to a phase of the respiratory cycle.Phenomenology Shown The intermittent inspiratory myoclonus in this patient with post-anoxic encephalopathy is likely to be of brainstem origin.Educational Value Rare movement disorders can be identified even in remote areas of the world where access to neurological care is limited.

Keywords: Inspiratory, myoclonus, diaphragmatic, post-anoxic encephalopathy, Tanzania

Citation: Dekker MCJ, Kilonzo KG, Howlett WP, Guttman M, Cubo E. Inspiratory myoclonus. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2019; 9. doi: 10.7916/3qs5-cv76