"Fasciculation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Involuntary contraction of the muscle fibers innervated by a motor unit. Fasciculations may be visualized as a muscle twitch or dimpling under the skin, but usually do not generate sufficient force to move a limb. They may represent a benign condition or occur as a manifestation of MOTOR NEURON DISEASE or PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1294)
- Fasciculation, Muscular
- Fasciculations, Muscular
- Muscular Fasciculation
- Muscular Fasciculations
- Fasciculation, Tongue
- Fasciculations, Tongue
- Tongue Fasciculation
- Tongue Fasciculations
- Fasciculation, Benign
- Benign Fasciculation
- Benign Fasciculations
- Fasciculations, Benign
Fasciculation, Skeletal Muscle
- Fasciculation, Skeletal Muscle
- Fasciculations, Skeletal Muscle
- Muscle Fasciculation, Skeletal
- Muscle Fasciculations, Skeletal
- Skeletal Muscle Fasciculation
- Skeletal Muscle Fasciculations
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Fasciculation" by people in Profiles.
Isolated fascicular abducens nerve palsy and Lyme disease. J Neuroophthalmol. 1994 Mar; 14(1):2-5.