International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Neuroscience | India | Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020


A Case of Atypical Lance Adams Syndrome in Respiratory Failure Following Organophosphate Poisoning

Aditya Gudhate


myoclonus, LanceAdams syndrome, organophosphate, neurology, movement disorder, LanceAdams, syndrome, movement, disorder,

Abstract: Chronic post hypoxic myoclonus (PHM) also termed Lance-Adams syndrome (LAS) 1 is a rare complication that occurs after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in which myoclonus appears upon recovery from the severe hypoxic event usually after few days. To date, <150 cases have been reported. The following case describes an atypical variant of LAS, where the survivor of cardiac arrest and respiratory failure following organophosphate compound consumption who developed refractory generalized myoclonus within 1 hour of resuscitation but regained consciousness after 10 days.


Keywords: myoclonus, Lance-Adams syndrome, organophosphate, neurology, movement disorder


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020,


Pages: 276 - 280


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Aditya Gudhate, "A Case of Atypical Lance Adams Syndrome in Respiratory Failure Following Organophosphate Poisoning", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020, pp. 276-280, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20307151024

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