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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Alien limb phenomenon  
Athetosis +   
Chorea +   
Chvostek sign  
Clonus +   
Fasciculations +   
Fasciculations are observed as small, local, involuntary muscle contractions (twitching) visible under the skin. Fasciculations result from increased irritability of an axon (which in turn is often a manifestation of disease of a motor neuron). This leads to sporadic discharges of all the muscle fibers controlled by the axon in isolation from other motor units.
Myoclonus +   
Paroxysmal dyskinesia  
Self-mutilation of tongue and lips due to involuntary movements  
Tremor +   

Exact Synonyms: Fasciculation ;   Muscle fasciculation ;   Muscle twitch
Alternate IDs: HP:0002468 ;   HP:0007092
Xrefs: MESH:D005207 ;   SNOMEDCT_US:82470000 ;   UMLS:C0015644
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