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Myoclonus

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = Involuntary shock-like contractions, irregular in rhythm and amplitude, followed by relaxation, of a muscle or a group of muscles. This condition may be a feature of some CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; (e.g., EPILEPSY, MYOCLONIC). Nocturnal myoclonus is the principal feature of the NOCTURNAL MYOCLONUS SYNDROME. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp102-3).,Created For = LHSA-Dott,Use For = Myoclonic Jerk

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

PR2.379, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.379
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes and charts relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 43 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: headaches; fed up; easily annoyed; jerking movement of head; drowsy; weight loss; subdural haematoma; and epileptic phenomena. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941

PR2.381, 1941

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.381
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, autopsy report and charts relating to male patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 44 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: twitching; aphasic; forgetful; cyanotic; dysarthria; glioma; and hemiplegia. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941

PR2.535, 1941-1944

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.535
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and notes relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothiansaged 19 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: knocked head; unconscious; headache; twitching of face; and epilepsy. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941-1944

PR2.536, 1942

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.536
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to female from Great Britain (excluding Scotland)aged 37 at first examination in 1942. Conditions mentioned include: pain in jaw; lesion of brain stem; hypertonus; myoclonus; and facial pain. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1942

PR4.205, 1958

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Identifier: LHB41 CC/4/PR4.205
Scope and Contents Case summary, chart, form and correspondence relating to male retired coachman from east Edinburgh aged 76 at first examination in 1958. Conditions mentioned include: pneumonia; and attacks of myoclonic spasm. No...
Dates: 1958

PR1.1764, 1939-1945

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1764
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, notes, autopsy report, drawings and charts relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 42 at first examination in 1939. Conditions mentioned include: numbness in feet and toes; motor symptoms; involuntary jerking of lower limbs; meningioma; brown-sequard syndrome; hyperaesthesia; headache; and carcinoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1939-1945

PR2.3579, 1945

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.3579
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 14 at first examination in 1945. Conditions mentioned include: myoclonic movements; limb pain; joint pain; and nervousness. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1945

PR2.3804, 1945

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.3804
Scope and Contents Notes and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 38 at first examination in 1945. Conditions mentioned include: myoclonus. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1945

PR2.3926, 1946

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.3926
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 12 at first examination in 1946. Conditions mentioned include: failure of vision; myoclonus; and epilepsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1946

PR2.5900, 1947

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.5900
Scope and Contents Notes and correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 58 at first examination in 1947. Conditions mentioned include: facial myoclonus. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1947