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fasciculate

[fə′sik·yə·lət]
(botany)
Arranged in tufts or fascicles.
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Accumulation at nicotinic receptors results in muscle fasciculation and flaccid paralysis.
Finally, fasciculation is the prominent feature in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Kiernan et all, 2011).
Loss of appetite increased body Ataxia muscle fasciculation progressing to Dwivedi et al.
Clinical signs of eclampsia are the direct result of hypocalcemia which includes muscle fasciculation and tetany but not true seizures (Nelson and Couto, 2009).
Fasciculation is a brief, twitching, spontaneous involuntary contraction affecting muscle fibres served by one motor unit, which may be visible under skin.
Early symptoms include fasciculation, cramps, tight and stiff muscles (spasticity), muscle weakness affecting an arm or a leg, slurred and nasal speech, or difficulty chewing or swallowing.
There was no noted fasciculation or Babinski reflex.
As far back as 1897, Japanese neurologist Hiroshi Kawahara first described what appeared to be SBMA in two brothers suffering from muscle atrophy and fasciculation of the tongue and limbs, with adult onset and sex-linked recessive inheritance [23, 24].
Upper versus lower motor neuron weakness Upper motor neuron weakness Lower motor neuron weakness Muscle weakness Muscle weakness Less atrophy of muscles (may be Atrophy of muscles disuse) Increased tone, spasticity Low muscle tone Increased deep tendon reflexes Diminished or absent deep tendon reflexes No fasciculation Fasciculation Hemiplegic, quadriplegic or Specific distribution of paraplegic distribution of weakness, i.
KO/+] heterozygous mice also show some subtle defects in CSMN fasciculation, suggesting haploinsufficiency of Bcl11b leading to phenotypic consequences.
Electromyography (EMG) was performed due to severe numbness in the extremities, and showed rare fibrillation potentials and dense fasciculation muscle potentials in the distal muscles.
Based on her history and absence of fasciculation or twitching, our differential diagnosis included ALS, polio or oromandibular dystonia.