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Fasciculations

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Spontaneous localised muscle contraction and relaxation.
    • Causes of Fasciculations

    • Benign / normal
    • Lower motor neuron disorders - ALS, radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, entrapment, syringomyelia
    • Metabolic disorders - thyrotoxicosis, tetanus, anticholinesterase medications
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