Palmaris brevis spasm: An occupational syndrome

R. Liguori, V. Donadio, V. Di Stasi, C. Cianchi, P. Montagna

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Abstract

Described are five patients who developed palmaris brevis (PB) spasm syndrome following prolonged use of a computer mouse and keyboard. Electromyography showed spontaneous activity characterized by irregular discharges of single motor unit potentials and myokymia from PB muscle that did not disappear after ulnar nerve block at the wrist, suggesting a distal lesion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1705-1707
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume60
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - May 27 2003

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  • Neuroscience(all)

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    Liguori, R., Donadio, V., Di Stasi, V., Cianchi, C., & Montagna, P. (2003). Palmaris brevis spasm: An occupational syndrome. Neurology, 60(10), 1705-1707.