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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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