Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, 226014 India
Correspondence: Ruchika Tandon
Department of Neurology,
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences,
Lucknow 226014, India
Stimulus-sensitive myoclonus is a known feature of progressive myoclonic epilepsies, although the types of stimuli may differ in these disorders . Myoclonus in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is, however, characteristically, non-stimulus-sensitive . We describe a young boy in whom sound and emotional stimuli provoked myoclonic jerks, who was positive for measles antibodies.
A nine-year-old boy presented with altered behaviour including inappropriate laughing, irritability and crying, [...]