Myokymia

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Myokymia And Neuromyotonia In 37 Jack Russell Terriers

[ PUBLICATION ] ... (myokymia) and generalized muscle stiffness (neuromyotonia) in 37 Jack Russell terriers were evaluated retrospectively. Thirty dogs were affected by both disorders, whereas seven were ...
Known for Jack Russell | Myokymia Neuromyotonia | Clinical Signs | Hereditary Ataxia

Myokymia And Neonatal Epilepsy Caused By A Mutation In The Voltage Sensor Of The...

[ PUBLICATION ] ... by myokymia, involuntary contractions of skeletal muscles. All affected members of the myokymia/BFNC family carried a mutation (R207W) that neutralized a charged amino acid in the S4 ...
Known for Neonatal Epilepsy | Voltage Sensor | Kcnq2 Kcnq3 | Potassium Channels

Chronic Myokymia Limited To The Eyelid Is A Benign Condition

[ PUBLICATION ] ... Eyelid myokymia, unlike myokymia of the other facial muscles, is assumed to be a benign, self-limited disorder. However, no systematic follow-up study has been performed on patients with ...
Known for Eyelid Myokymia | Botulinum Toxin | 15 Patients | Facial Muscles

Electrophysiological Study On Limb Myokymia In Three Women.

[ PUBLICATION ] ... limb myokymia were carried out. The patients had diabetic neuropathy, neuromyotonia, and autonomic polyneuropathy, respectively. The EMG discharge pattern, coincident with myokymia, in a ...
Known for Limb Myokymia | Neuromyotonia Patient | Fasciculation Female Humans | Nerve Block

Myokymia And Facial Contraction In Brain Stem Glioma: An Electromyographic Study

[ PUBLICATION ] ... and myokymia. One such a patient underwent detailed electromyographic study of the involved facial muscles. In addition, following lidocaine infiltration of the ipsilateral facial nerve at ...
Known for Facial Contraction | Brain Stem | Electromyographic Study | Male Muscle

Functional Analysis Of A Novel Potassium Channel (Kcna1) Mutation In Hereditary Myokymia

[ PUBLICATION ] . Myokymia is characterized by spontaneous, involuntary muscle fiber group contraction visible as vermiform movement of the overlying skin. Myokymia with episodic ataxia is a rare, autosomal ...
Known for Potassium Channel | Functional Analysis | Episodic Ataxia | Kcna1 Mutation

Localized Myokymia Caused By Peripheral Nerve Injury

[ PUBLICATION ] ... and myokymia in the left gastrocnemius muscle. Myokymia was characterized by vermicular fibrillary movements localized to the gastrocnemius muscle and accompanied by plantarflexion and ...
Known for Peripheral Nerve | Neurologic Examination | Popliteal Fossa | Muscle Cramp

Myokymia And Neuromyotonia In Veterinary Medicine: A Comparison With Peripheral...

[ PUBLICATION ] ... fasciculations, myokymia, neuromyotonia, cramps and tetany, each with their own clinical and electromyographic characteristics. This review focuses on the most commonly described ...
Known for Myokymia Neuromyotonia | Jack Russell | Peripheral Nerve | Potassium Channel

Myokymia, Neuromyotonia, Dermatomyositis, And Voltage‐gated K+ Channel Antibodies

[ PUBLICATION ] ... facial myokymia in association with dermatomyositis. There was no evidence of peripheral neuropathy. Needle electromyography showed prominent myokymic discharges and brief neuromyotonic ...
Known for Myokymia Neuromyotonia | Needle Electromyography | Gated Potassium | Neuromyotonic Discharges

Myokymia And The Motor Unit: A Histochemical Study

[ PUBLICATION ] ... developed myokymia acutely. The electromyographic picture revealed the typical trains of motor unit potentials in the gastrocnemii at rest. A biopsy of the gastrocnemius muscle at a time ...
Known for Motor Unit | Muscle Fibers | Region Biopsy | Type Iib

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Myokymia Myokymia is a condition that causes muscle twitching. It can affect any muscle in the body, but is most commonly seen in the eyelids. While myokymia is...