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What is Myokymia?

What is Myokymia?

  • Myokymia: Involuntary muscle movement, causing a rippling appearance in the skin.
  • Myokymia: 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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Myokymia: Introduction

Types of Myokymia:

Broader types of Myokymia:

What causes Myokymia?

Causes of Myokymia: see causes of Myokymia

What are the symptoms of Myokymia?

Symptoms of Myokymia: see symptoms of Myokymia

Can anyone else get Myokymia?

More information: see contagiousness of Myokymia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Myokymia

Myokymia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myokymia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myokymia.

How is it treated?

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

Name of Myokymia

Main name of condition: Myokymia

Myokymia: Related Conditions

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