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Fasciculation

"Fasciculation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Involuntary contraction of the muscle fibers innervated by a motor unit. Fasciculations can often by visualized and take the form of a muscle twitch or dimpling under the skin, but usually do not generate sufficient force to move a limb. They may represent a benign condition or occur as a manifestation of MOTOR NEURON DISEASE or PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1294)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fasciculation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fasciculation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1995 and 1998 and 2004 and 2007 and 2008 and 2010 and 2011 and 2018 and 2020
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