Palatal myoclonus is a rare neurological disorder, which manifests as involuntary palatal contractions. It may be related to an underlying neurological abnormality or it may be of unknown etiology. The most common symptom is objective clicking tinnitus. Systemic treatment is largely unsuccessful. The use of botulinum toxin type A has been effective in treating the symptom with limited adverse effects.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Jun 2004|