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What is Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

What is Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

  • Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: Common movement disorder manifesting in a fine (fast) tremor; it is an inherited condition of unknown cause.
  • Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: A relatively common disorder characterized by a fairly specific pattern of tremors which are most prominent in the upper extremities and neck, inducing titubations of the head. The tremor is usually mild, but when severe may be disabling. An autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance may occur in some families (i.e., familial tremor). (Mov Disord 1988;13(1):5-10)
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Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome:

Broader types of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome:

How serious is Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

Complications of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: see complications of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

What causes Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

Causes of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: see causes of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

Symptoms of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: see symptoms of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

Complications of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: see complications of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

Can anyone else get Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benign Fasciculation Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benign Fasciculation Syndrome.
Treatments for Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: see treatments for Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

Main name of condition: Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Benign Fasciculation Syndrome:

Benign Muscular Fibrillation, Benign Essential Tremor

Hereditary essential tremor, Essential tremor Source - Diseases Database

Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: Related Conditions

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