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Benign spasms of infancy or benign myoclonus of early infancy: polygraph-EEG recordings Volume 23, numéro 5, October 2021

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  • Benign spasms of infancy or benign myoclonus of early infancy: polygraph-EEG recordings
  • Benign spasms of infancy or benign myoclonus of early infancy: polygraph-EEG recordings
Auteurs
1 Pediatric Neurology, Hospital Universitario de Cabueñes Ringgold standard institution, Gijon, Asturias, Spain
2 Neurophysiology Department, Hospital Universitario de Cabueñes Ringgold standard institution, Gijon, Asturias, Spain
3 Neurophysiology Department, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias Ringgold standard institution, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
4 Pediatric Neurology, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias Ringgold standard institution, Oviedo, Spain
5 Neuropediatría, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias Ringgold standard institution, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias Avenida de Roma s/n , Oviedo, Asturias 33011, Spain
* Correspondence: Nelly Álvarez Álvarez Pediatric Neurology, Hospital Universitario de Cabueñes Ringgold standard institution, Gijon, Asturias, Spain

Benign myoclonus of early infancy (BMEI) is a well-defined entity of uncertain etiology, characterized by nonepileptic paroxysmal motor phenomena affecting the muscles of neck, trunk and upper limbs. It appears in children with normal psychomotor development in the first year of life and has a good long-term prognosis, spontaneously resolving before age 2 years [1-2]. The spectrum of motor phenomena observed in this entity is wide and includes myoclonic jerks, spasms, brief tonic contractions and [...]

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