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VOLUME 26 , ISSUE 9 ( September, 2022 ) > List of Articles


A Case of Lance Adams Syndrome in a Patient with Attempted Hanging

Mohanakkannan Subramanian, Sakthi Velayudham, S Arunan, Kranthi Mohan

Keywords : Action myoclonus, Intention myoclonus, Lance Adams syndrome, Post-hypoxic myoclonus

Citation Information : Subramanian M, Velayudham S, Arunan S, Mohan K. A Case of Lance Adams Syndrome in a Patient with Attempted Hanging. Indian J Crit Care Med 2022; 26 (9):1052-1053.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24299

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Lance Adams syndrome is the term used to describe late post-hypoxic myoclonus. Here we describe a patient who developed action and intention myoclonus after 7 days of attempted partial hanging. The similarity of Lance Adams syndrome, which is a treatable condition to a cerebellar syndrome, and the diagnostic difficulties have been highlighted.

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