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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:

PR2.12725, 1953

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12724
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, report, chart and correspondence relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 46 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: epileptic attacks; and face twitch. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1953

PR2.12994, 1953

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12994
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 0 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: adbuction paralysis; facial twitching; birth trauma; and cerebral damage. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1953

PR2.13981, 1954

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.13981
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 40 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; dysarthria; sciatica; arm weakness; and fasciculations. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1954

PR2.14145, 1954

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.14145
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 16 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: facial palsy; and twitching. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1954

PR2.14187, 1954

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.14187
Scope and Contents Report and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 65 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: facial twitching; irritative lesion of 7th nerve trunk. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1954

PR2.14204, 1954

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.14204
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, chart and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 55 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: degenerative condition of spinal cord; motor neurone disease; spasticity; amyotrophy; and fasciculations in arms. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1954

PR2.14328, 1954

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.14328
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 35 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: twitching of lower eyelid. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1954

PR2.14731, 1955

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.14731
Scope and Contents Chart, report and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 54 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; fasciculations; foot drop; and dysarthria. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1955

PR2.15067, 1955

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15067
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 32 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: vertigo; epileptic attack; and twitching in leg. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1955