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Intractable hiccup and vomiting, neuropathic pruritus and tonic spasms in a case of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

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Video 1: Paroxysmal painful tonic muscle contraction affecting right upper limb lasting for nearly 30 s (WMV 5719 kb)

Video 1: Paroxysmal painful tonic muscle contraction affecting right upper limb lasting for nearly 30 s (WMV 5719 kb)

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El Otmani, H., Dany, F., El Moutawakil, B. et al. Intractable hiccup and vomiting, neuropathic pruritus and tonic spasms in a case of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Acta Neurol Belg 115, 797–799 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13760-014-0418-4

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Keywords

  • Neuromyelitis optica
  • Neuropathic pruritus
  • Hiccups vomiting
  • Tonic spasms