A case of opsoclonus and palatal myoclonus following blunt head injury is described. The syndrome appeared 1 month after the injury and lasted unchanged until death. Postmortem examination showed the presence of widespread lesions of the brain stem affecting the dentato-rubro-olivary system. The main clinical features of the syndrome and their anatomical correlates are discussed.

Opsoclonus and palatal myoclonus during prolonged post-traumatic coma. A clinico-pathologic study

BRICOLO, Albino;
1977

Abstract

A case of opsoclonus and palatal myoclonus following blunt head injury is described. The syndrome appeared 1 month after the injury and lasted unchanged until death. Postmortem examination showed the presence of widespread lesions of the brain stem affecting the dentato-rubro-olivary system. The main clinical features of the syndrome and their anatomical correlates are discussed.
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