Neuralgic Amyotrophy Syndrome with Widespread Myokymia

Authors

  • Jeannine Heckmann University of Cape Town
  • Elizabeth Steyn Univserity of Cape Town

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17161/rrnmf.v1i4.13810

Keywords:

neuralgic amyotrophy, myokymia

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Author Biography

Elizabeth Steyn, Univserity of Cape Town

Lize Steyn is completing her residency training in neurology at Groote Schuur Hospital.

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Published

2020-09-21

How to Cite

Heckmann, J., & Steyn, E. (2020). Neuralgic Amyotrophy Syndrome with Widespread Myokymia. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal, 1(4), 24-27. https://doi.org/10.17161/rrnmf.v1i4.13810

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Clinic Stuff (Case Reports)