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Epileptic negative myoclonus and brief asymmetric tonic seizures. A supplementary sensorimotor area involvement for both negative and positive phenomena Volume 2, numéro 3, Septembre 2000


  • Epileptic negative myoclonus and brief asummetric tonic seizures. A supplemenary sensormimotor area invilvement for bith negative and positive phenomena


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Neurological Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • Page(s) : 163-8
  • Année de parution : 2000

In 1981, Tassinari described the clinico-polygraphic phenomenon now called epileptic negative myoclonus (ENM). ENM is characterised by repetitive interruptions of postural tone in one body extremity, time-locked with epileptic discharges in the contralateral central region [1]. Since then, there has been a growing interest in negative motor phenomena. In fact, the underlying mechanisms of such phenomena are probably related not only to [...]