Myoclonus, ataxia, and hypoventilation: Response to L-5-hydroxytryptophan

H. Feit, J. Kirkpatrick, M. H. Van Woert, G. Pandian

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Abstract

Both hypoventilation and myoclonus were suppressed for 4 years with L-5-hydroxytryptophan and carbidopa in a patient with a syndrome of progressive myoclonus, ataxia, central neurogenic hypoventilation, mental retardation, motor neuropathy, and morphologic mitochondrial abnormalities in skeletal muscle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-112
Number of pages4
JournalNeurology
Volume33
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1983

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Hypoventilation
5-Hydroxytryptophan
Carbidopa
Myoclonus
Intellectual Disability
Skeletal Muscle
Hunt's syndrome

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Feit, H., Kirkpatrick, J., Van Woert, M. H., & Pandian, G. (1983). Myoclonus, ataxia, and hypoventilation: Response to L-5-hydroxytryptophan. Neurology, 33(1), 109-112.

Myoclonus, ataxia, and hypoventilation : Response to L-5-hydroxytryptophan. / Feit, H.; Kirkpatrick, J.; Van Woert, M. H.; Pandian, G.

In: Neurology, Vol. 33, No. 1, 1983, p. 109-112.

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Feit, H, Kirkpatrick, J, Van Woert, MH & Pandian, G 1983, 'Myoclonus, ataxia, and hypoventilation: Response to L-5-hydroxytryptophan', Neurology, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 109-112.
Feit, H. ; Kirkpatrick, J. ; Van Woert, M. H. ; Pandian, G. / Myoclonus, ataxia, and hypoventilation : Response to L-5-hydroxytryptophan. In: Neurology. 1983 ; Vol. 33, No. 1. pp. 109-112.
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