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Fasciculation

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = Involuntary contraction of the muscle fibers innervated by a motor unit. Fasciculations can often by visualized and take the form of 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),Created For = LHSA-Dott,Use For = twitch

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

PR3.51, 1940

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.51
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to male fusilier from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 28 at first examination in 1940 Conditions mentioned include: headache; irritable nature; twitching of eye; giddiness; systolic murmur; and arterial hypertension. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1940

PR3.77, 1940-1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.77
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence and chart relating to male sapper from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians)aged 30 at first examination in 1940 Conditions mentioned include: defective vision; polyuria; twitching in thumb; giddy attacks; pathological adiposity; epilepsy; migraine; pathological somnolence. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1940-1941

PR3.154, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.154
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, report and charts relating to male private from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 38 at first examination in 1941 Conditions mentioned include: pain in right thigh and hip; fibrillary twitching in legs; muscular weakness on right; and spinal meningial secondary deposit of malignant melanoma. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941

PR3.290, 1941-1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.290
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, report, chart and correspondence relating to female Auxiliary Territorial Service volunteer fromScotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians)aged 20 at first examination in 1941 Conditions mentioned include: pain in hand; paraesthesia; twiching in fingers; slight tremor; fits; and epilepsy. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941-1942

PR3.348, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.348
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to male lieutenant from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 37 at first examination in 1941 Conditions mentioned include: attacks of unconsciousness; amnesia; twitching; fits; delusions; hallucinations; and epileptic fits. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941

PR3.359, 1941-1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.359
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, chart and correspondence relating to male lance corporal fromGreat Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 28 at first examination in 1941 Conditions mentioned include: gunshot wound to head; dysarthria; double vision; twitching; headache; nystagmus; diplopia; facial weakness; hypermetria; hemiparesis; and hemihypoaesthesia. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941-1942

PR3.588, 1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.588
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to maleprivate fromGreat Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 30 at first examination in1942 Conditions mentioned include: fibrillary twitching in leg; atrophy and muscle weakness in lower extremities; hypertonus; and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1942

PR3.624, 1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.624
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to maleaircraftman fromScotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 21 at first examination in1942 Conditions mentioned include: hypertonus; fasciculation; heredo-degenerative epilepsy. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1942

PR3.635, 1942-1944

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Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.635
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to malesergent pilot fromGreat Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 26 at first examination in1942 Conditions mentioned include: convulsive phenomena; dizziness; clonic twitching of face and upper extremity; and coryza. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1942-1944

PR3.776, 1942

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Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.776
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to male lance bombardier from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 22 at first examination in1942 Conditions mentioned include: sciatica; flat foot; and fibrillary twitching. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1942