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Descriptor English:   Myokymia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Miocimia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Mioquimia 
Synonyms English:   Chorea, Fibrillary
Chorea, Morvan
Chorea, Morvan's
Chorea, Morvan's Fibrillary
Choreas, Fibrillary
Choreas, Morvan
Choreas, Morvan's
Fibrillary Chorea
Fibrillary Chorea, Morvan's
Fibrillary Choreas
Generalized Myokymia
Generalized Myokymias
Morvan Chorea
Morvan Choreas
Morvan Fibrillary Chorea
Morvan's Chorea
Morvan's Choreas
Morvan's Fibrillary Chorea
Morvans Chorea
Morvans Fibrillary Chorea
Myokymia, Generalized
Myokymias, Generalized  
Tree Number:   C10.597.613.650
Definition English:   Successive and rapid contractions of motor units associated with chronic nerve injury. The discharges arise from the peripheral aspects of regenerating nerves, and clinically impart a nearly continuous undulation of the body surface overlying the muscle. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1491) 
Indexing Annotation English:   consider also FASCICULATION; for continuous myokymia use ISAACS SYNDROME
History Note English:   2000; use FASCICULATION 1985-1999 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   34327 
Unique Identifier:   D020385 

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