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AKHOONDIAN J, JAFARZADEH M, PARIZADEH M. HYPEREKPLEXIAAND EXCESSIVE STARTLE RESPONSE IN AN INFANT: A CASE REPORT. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2004; 18 (1) :91-93
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-662-en.html

From the Department of Pediatrics. Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Mashhad, l.R. Iran
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We present an infant girl with hyperekplexia, hypertonia, hyperreflexia and a characteristic exaggerated response to nose tap. This disorder is important to recognize because of the increased risk of apnea and sudden infant death, This infant responded to clonazepam.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Pediatric