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

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

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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
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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