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Disease Isaacs Syndrome

Name Isaacs Syndrome
Synonyms Acquired Neuromyotonia | Continuous Muscle Activity Syndrome | Continuous Myokymia | Continuous Myokymias | Gamstorp Wohlfart Syndrome | Gamstorp-Wohlfart Syndrome | Gamstorp-Wohlfart Syndromes | Isaacs Mertens Syndrome | Isaacs-Mertens Syndrome | Isaacs Pseudomyotonia Syndrome | Isaacs' Syndrome | Isaac Syndrome | Myokymia, Continuous | Myokymia, Myotonia, Muscle Wasting, And Hyperhidrosis | Myokymias, Continuous | Neuromyotonia | Neuromyotonia, Acquired | Pseudomyotonia | Pseudomyotonia Syndrome of Isaacs | Quantal Squander | Syndrome of Continuous Muscle Activity | Syndromes, Gamstorp-Wohlfart | Syndromes, Isaacs-Mertens
Definition A rare neuromuscular disorder with onset usually in late childhood or early adulthood, characterized by intermittent or continuous widespread involuntary muscle contractions; FASCICULATION; hyporeflexia; MUSCLE CRAMP; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; HYPERHIDROSIS; TACHYCARDIA; and MYOKYMIA. Involvement of pharyngeal or laryngeal muscles may interfere with speech and breathing. The continuous motor activity persists during sleep and general anesthesia (distinguishing this condition from STIFF-PERSON SYNDROME). Familial and acquired (primarily autoimmune) forms have been reported. (From Ann NY Acad Sci 1998 May 13;841:482-496; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1491)
Categories Musculoskeletal disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020386

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2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Isaacs Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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