Benign neonatal sleep myoclonus

Not a great name, as it can persist for up to 6 months!

Large muscle groups, usually limbs but can be face. Can wax and wane with child remaining sleep. Usually bursts lasting seconds, up to a few minutes.

During sleep only, and stops when wakes.

Differential would be myoclonic epilepsy, startle (including hyperekplexia), jitters.

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