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Myokymia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Myokymia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.613.650
C23.888.592.608.650
Unique ID
D020385
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020385
Annotation
consider also FASCICULATION; for continuous myokymia use ISAACS SYNDROME
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Fibrillary Chorea
Kymatism
Morvan Chorea
Morvan's Chorea
Morvan's Fibrillary Chorea
Myokymia, Generalized
Previous Indexing
Fasciculation (1985-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; see FASCICULATION 1985-1999
History Note
2000; use FASCICULATION 1985-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Myokymia Preferred
Myokymia, Generalized Broader
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