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myoclonus action and hiv

hello doc, pos since 2003, labs remain constant round CD4 500-700 and viralloadnever above 10000 no medsabout a month ago i was diagnossed with action myoclonus. MRI scan and EEC revealed no brain problems, thenthey took spinal fluid and ran all the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Myoclonus is a condition of rapid, brief and usually irregular muscle movements. It can occur with a wide variety of metabolic and neurologic disorders and can be a feature of certain types of epilepsy. I have seen several patients where it was... Read more »

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