ⓘ Benign neonatal sleep myoclonus

                                     

ⓘ Benign neonatal sleep myoclonus

Benign neonatal sleep myoclonus is the occurrence of myoclonus during sleep. It is not associated with seizures.

BNSM occurs in the first few weeks of life and usually disappears within the first 2-3 months of life. This often worries parents because it can appear like seizures but are not. Features that can help distinguish this condition from seizures include: myoclonic movements occur only during sleep, when the baby woke up myoclonic movements stop, normal EEG, normal neurological examination, normal examination development. In myoclonic jerks occurring during non-REM sleep.

                                     
  • can either be caused by seizures or be benign neonatal sleep myoclonus a common mimicker of seizures in neonates see differential diagnosis, below Myoclonic
  • Sleep - related bruxism Sleep - related rhythmic movement disorder Benign sleep myoclonus of infancy Propriospinal myoclonus at sleep onset Sleep - related movement
  • Generalized idiopathic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes Benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy neonatal convulsions familial Childhood absence epilepsy pyknolepsy
  • diagnosed in infants and children. Some examples of epilepsy syndromes include benign rolandic epilepsy 2.8 per 100, 000 childhood absence epilepsy 0.8 per
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  • 800.600 - - - nocturnal myoclonus syndrome MeSH C10.886.425.800.700 - - - restless legs syndrome MeSH C10.886.425.800.750 - - - sleep apnea syndromes MeSH C10