fasciculation


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muscular twitching of contiguous groups of muscle fibers

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Twelve years after her death, the patient's 66-year-old non-consanguineous husband presented to the same neurology office with dysarthria and diffuse fasciculations in the tongue and all four limbs.
Compared with vehicle controls, cultures exposed to 5 and 10 [micro]M BDE-49 invariably showed loss of phase-bright cell bodies, decreased soma diameter, extreme fasciculation of processes, and a tendency for the monolayer to pull up off the substrate (Figure 4D).
Moran suffers from Benign Fasciculation Syndrome which is a neurological disorder characterised by the twitching of various voluntary muscles in the body.
time (min) Hyper-excitability Face washing involuntary trembling and fasciculation 1 1-6 1 ,2,4,5 1,2 3 -- -- 3,4, 5 1 6 -- -- -- 8 -- -- -- time (min) tachypnea Exophthalmos convusion Flaccid paralysis 1 -- -- -- -- 3 2, 3,4, 5,6 1,4,5,6 -- -- 6 -- 2,3 1,3,4 1-6 8 -- -- 4,5 -- time (min) urinary sphincter death relaxation 1 -- -- 3 -- -- 6 1,2,3,6 1,2,3,6 8 4,5 4,5
No fasciculation, myoclonus, or muscular atrophy was observed.
Permissive or modulatory signals provide neither direction nor position, but instead allow for processes such as axon fasciculation or adhesion to the substrate, which can indirectly aid in the path-finding process.
These defects include decreases in axon fasciculation and invasion of some axons into the caudal somite, which they would normally avoid.
Examination revealed fasciculation and muscle wasting on the left side of the tongue.