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What are the causes of myoclonic seizures?
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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