|myoclonic encephalopathy of childhood||
a neurologic disorder of unknown etiology with onset between ages one and three, characterized by myoclonus of trunk and limbs and by opsoclonus, with ataxia of gait and intention tremor; some cases have been associated with occult neuroblastoma. Called also Kinsbourne syndrome.
A specific type of seizure in which the person may jerk and twitch but will not lose consciousness.
A type of muscle contraction.
Pertaining to myoclonus or irregular, involuntary, shock-like contractions or spasms of a muscle or muscle group.