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Transient infant movements (TIM): frequent infant non-pathological developmental motor phenomena Volume 23, numéro 5, October 2021

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  • Transient infant movements (TIM): frequent infant non-pathological developmental motor phenomena

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Auteurs
1 Intensive Neurological Diagnostic Unit, Neuroscience Department, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Rome, Italy
2 Paediatric Department, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Palidoro, Rome, Italy
* Correspondence: Lucia Fusco Intensive Neurological Diagnostic Unit, Neuroscience Department, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Piazza di Sant’Onofrio 4, 00165, Roma, Italy

Lombroso and Fejerman, in 1977, first described non-epileptic movements in normal infants as “benign myoclonus of early infancy” [1]. Dravet and colleagues in 1996 called them “benign non epileptic infantile spasms” and focused on the differential diagnosis between this “benign myoclonus” and epileptic spasms of West syndrome [2]. Differences between the two manifestations were the normality of the EEG counterpart and the transient nature of the phenomena. In 1976, Vanasse, and colleagues described [...]