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Disease Myokymia

Name Myokymia
Synonyms Chorea, Fibrillary | Chorea, Morvan | Chorea, Morvan's | Chorea, Morvan's Fibrillary | Choreas, Fibrillary | Choreas, Morvan | Choreas, Morvan's | Fibrillary Chorea | Fibrillary Chorea, Morvan's | Fibrillary Choreas | Generalized Myokymia | Generalized Myokymias | Kymatism | Kymatisms | Morvan Chorea | Morvan Choreas | Morvan Fibrillary Chorea | Morvan's Chorea | Morvans Chorea | Morvan's Choreas | Morvan's Fibrillary Chorea | Morvans Fibrillary Chorea | Myokymia, Generalized | Myokymias | Myokymias, Generalized
Definition Successive and rapid contractions of motor units associated with chronic nerve injury. The discharges arise from the peripheral aspects of regenerating nerves, and clinically impart a nearly continuous undulation of the body surface overlying the muscle. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1491)
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D020385

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myokymia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myokymia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Myokymia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Continuous Muscle Fiber Activity, Hereditary
  Dyskinesia, Familial, with Facial Myokymia
  Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, 1, And-Or Myokymia
  Episodic Ataxia, Type 1 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Myokymia with neonatal epilepsy