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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: periodic myoclonus

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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: periodic myoclonus

This 16-year-old boy had a 5-month history of mental deterioration and generalized periodic myoclonus. EEG revealed generalized periodic discharges, and CSF examination revealed raised anti-measles antibody titer. (Contributed by Dr. Ravindra Kumar Garg.)

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  • Bowel and bladder dysfunction
  • Brain edema
  • Encephalomyelitis
  • Inclusion body encephalitis
  • Increased intracranial pressure
  • Necrotizing retinitis
  • Optic neuritis
  • Seizures
  • Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis