Mostly myoclonus is one of several signs in a wide variety of nervous system disorders such as Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease
, Alzheimer's disease
, Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
(CJD), SLE ( systemic lupus erythematosus) and some for
ms of epilepsy. It may also result from infection, head or spinal cord injury, stroke, brain tumors, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>kidney</span>
or liver failure, lipid storage disease
, chemical or drug poisoning, as a side effect of certain drugs (e.g.