What are the causes of myoclonic seizures?

Too many causes. Benign myoclonus can occur in children and adolescents. Jme is fairly common in young people - especially girls. Severe metabolic disorders will cause myoclonus, and anoxic brain damage can also cause myoclonus. A severe complex seizure disorder can develop in children and young adults - lennox gastaut - that may cause severe episodes of myoclonus and drop attacks.

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What are causes of myoclonic seizures?

Jerky movements. These are the typical jerky movements we get in our sleep, resembling a brief kick, or other sudden involuntary movement. Read more...