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Myokymia: A form of involuntary muscle movement that is best seen by rippling of the skin. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Myokymia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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causes of Myokymia as a symptom include:
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)
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Medical Conditions associated with Myokymia:
Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Itching skin (1068 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Muscle spasms (929 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Muscle twitch (44 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Tic (45 causes)
Symptoms related to Myokymia:
Benign neonatal epilepsy, Choreoathetosis-spasticity, Episodic, Episodic ataxia with myokymia, Gamstorp-Wohlfart syndrome, Isaacs-Mertens syndrome, Neuromyotonia, Acquired, Paroxysmal nonkinesigenic choreoathetosis, Spinocerebellar ataxia 12, Stiff-Person Syndrome
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