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Palatal Myoclonus - Case Report and Video

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Palatal myoclonus is an involuntary rhythmic contractions of the soft palate.  The contractions are very rapid as in this example and occur as in this video up to 150 times a minute.   The etiology of this condition is not fully understood.  For more information go to:  


Submitted by Dr Sudhakar Vaidya  Associate Professor ENT; Dr G.Vyas ,Professor and Head ,Medicine; and  Dr V K Rawat, Assistant Professor, Medicine,  RD Gardi Medical College, Ujjain, MP (India).

Consultation with a medical doctor for an accurate diagnosis and discussion of risks and complications is needed in order to determine the best treatment options for a patient's condition. 


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