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benign infantile myoclonus


Definition: a seizure disorder of infancy in which myoclonic movements occur in the neck, trunk, and extremities; the EEG is normal, and seizures do not persist in children older than 2 years of age.

Synonym(s): benign myoclonus of infancy

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