Jumping disease

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Related to jumping Frenchmen of Maine syndrome: Frenchman Disease

Jump´ing dis`ease´


1.A convulsive tic similar to or identical with miryachit, observed among the woodsmen of Maine.
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Reilly in the Bangor Daily News recalling some celebrated cases of what is classified in medical circles as Jumping Frenchmen of Maine Syndrome.