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Can anyone tell me what's a myoclonic seizure?
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: See below.
Someone having a myoclonic seizure has rapid, jerklike movements that can affect the face, arms, legs, and/or trunk.
They can occur alone or as part of a mixed generalized seizure disorder.

In brief: See below.
Someone having a myoclonic seizure has rapid, jerklike movements that can affect the face, arms, legs, and/or trunk.
They can occur alone or as part of a mixed generalized seizure disorder.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Sudden jerk of body
Myoclonic seizures consist of sudden jerking of the body usually flexing at the waist, but can also suddenly throw the person to the ground.
They may also cause a flexion of the body with upraising of the arms.

In brief: Sudden jerk of body
Myoclonic seizures consist of sudden jerking of the body usually flexing at the waist, but can also suddenly throw the person to the ground.
They may also cause a flexion of the body with upraising of the arms.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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