fasciculation

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muscular twitching of contiguous groups of muscle fibers

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This unusual and severe motor neuropathy, but without fasciculations and a with single patch of numbness, prompted a porphyria screen.
At the neurosurgery and urology follow-up visits 3 weeks later, the patient described significant improvement of his perineal pain and resolution of the intermittent fasciculations.
EMG of the left arm, leg, and rectus abdominus muscles showed diffuse acute and chronic denervation with fasciculations.
Typical symptoms include slow spastic dysarthria (Baek & Desai, 2007), dysphagia (Baek & Desai, 2007), facial weakness, and facial fasciculations (Wijesekera & Leigh, 2009).
Within weeks of their return, Jim Koelling went to his physician, who, seeing the fasciculations firsthand, immediately suspected ALS.
Fasciculations (twitching) of the tongue and tongue wasting are common.
Local findings were defined as pain, swelling, erythema, paresthesias, and fasciculations.
Presenting symptoms can include symmetric weakness, hypotonia, hyporeflexia or areflexia, muscle atrophy (which may not be obvious due to overlying fatty tissue) and fasciculations of the tongue.
On the second day, the patient reported generalized muscle aches and headache, and occasional diffuse fasciculations were observed.
Some abnormal movements of the tongue, called tongue fasciculations may be present in individuals with severe forms of the disease.
However, the right extensor digiti communis and extensor carpi ulnaris showed mild membrane instability with fasciculations.
Pain of neural origin (neuropathic pain) may be associated with muscle weakness, altered tendon reflexes and fasciculations.
Reduced consciousness, respiratory depression and hyperglycaemia may occur in amitraz poisoning, (3) while excessive salivation, incontinence, or muscle fasciculations are unlikely.